October 21, 2014

Medina
Showers
47°F

Sheriff’s log

- A 10-by-10-foot canopy worth $900 and change from three vehicles parked in the driveway were reported stolen at a residence in the 9500 block of Congress Road in Harrisville Township in the early morning hours Thursday. – Theft and vandalism charges may be filed against a 13-year-old boy after he allegedly took his neighbor’s Read More…

FEMA sets Aug. 14 session on county flood insurance

MEDINA — Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are hosting an information session to allow county residents an opportunity to review preliminary flood insurance rate maps and receive information about flood insurance. The maps, which show areas determined to be flood plains, are used by local officials, insurance agencies, builders and residents to determine Read More…

Baxter back on the field

BEREA — Exactly nine months and eight days after his football career appeared to be over, Gary Baxter returned to the field on Monday night. The Browns cornerback took part in individual and positional drills in his first practice since tearing both of his patellar tendons, taking a huge step in his remarkable — and Read More…

Brunswick High alumni seek nominees for hall

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School alumni organization is seeking nominees for its second Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame inductee class. Last year’s class of 10 included Mapleside owner Bill Eyssen, Superintendent James Hayas, Medina County Commissioner Stephen D. Hambley and city Safety Director Pat Beyer. Spokesman John Wasylko said the selection committee sifted through Read More…

Contract good deal for Lafayette Township

It would be ideal if every community could have its own police department, its own fire department and provide its own public services across the board. But, geographically speaking, Medina County is shrinking. Communities that formerly were more isolated and distinct are growing closer every day as homes and businesses spring up between them. In Read More…

Browns camp: Day 4

WHAT HAPPENED: The Browns were in pads for their morning practice, but held a light workout in the evening. WHAT’S NEXT: An afternoon practice today from 2:30-4:30 p.m.QB DERBY: Charlie Frye had a solid day despite throwing a pair of interceptions. Derek Anderson was also effective, while Ken Dorsey was well off the mark on Read More…

Smashing and crashing nothing new to Barzal

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Having cheated death once in his life, Mark Barzal figured he’d spend his second chance doing what he loves: working on cars. It started with his 2003 Geo Tracker, a project car from high school, and morphed into competing for the past four years at the Medina County Fair County Demolition Derby. The 23-year-old University Read More…

They’ll all flock to Firestone

Break out the slickers, that rainy day has finally arrived. That money you’ve saved since last August will come in handy when Firestone Country Club greets the best from around the world for the Bridgestone Invitational. If it’s anything like past events, it’ll be all about making memories. Memories like the inaugural Bridgestone last year.

James P. Baker

James P. Baker, 76, of Brunswick, passed away Monday, July 30, 2007, in Brunswick. He was born April 27, 1931, in Cleveland. Mr. Baker was employed as a millwright at General Motors for 30 years. He was a member of VFW Post 9520 and was a coach for many years for Pee Wee football. He Read More…

Pritchard will direct Medina’s golf programs

MEDINA — Medina boys golf coach Jeanne Pritchard loves the game on the high school level and, starting this fall, she’ll double her pleasure. After a successful stint with the girls team from 1997-2001, the decorated amateur player will begin the upcoming school year with another title: director of golf. When Bees girls coach Bill Read More…