November 26, 2014

Medina
Cloudy
33°F

Esther R. Wolstencroft

Esther R. Wolstencroft, 92, of Lodi, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Summerville at Camelot Place in Medina. She was born in Moorestown, N.J., on Aug. 5, 1915, to Andrew Robert and Ruth Belle Bacon Aitken. She resided in Lodi for more than 40 years. Mrs. Wolstencroft was a schoolteacher and retired from the Read More…

County police log

Brunswick Hills Township – A 20-year-old was issued several citations after police pulled him over for an expired license plate on Feb. 22 around 6:10 p.m. Mike Kotowski, of 393 Abbeyville Road, Medina, was stopped in the 5300 block of Chaney Lane. Kotowski and his passenger were not wearing seat belts. The license plates on Read More…

Cheers & Chidings

CHEERS: to the PAL program in Medina — from officers like Medina Detective Scott Thomas, who heads the program, to Juvenile Court Judge John Lohn, who shared grant funds his court receives for local programming. PAL (Police Activities League) aims to create trust between youths and police by using educational, athletic and recreational means. “We Read More…

A shot of confidence: Gresock rides wave of big wins to state

By BRAD BOURNIVAL Staff Writer The train left the station three weeks ago and no one has been able to track it down yet. Rolling along in a sea of second- and third-place finishes, Highland’s Logan Gresock wasn’t expecting much and then it hit. A Suburban League quarterfinal match with Wadsworth’s Louden Gordon resulted in Read More…

State wrestling bios

  Division I Wadsworth Danny Foore (125, 33-12) The junior has wrestled the elite in his weight class, so a possible run isn’t out of the question. A patient technician, Foore strikes quick off his opponent’s mistakes and racks up points in bunches. Ranked 10th in the Brakeman Report, Foore didn’t do himself any favors Read More…

Medina seeks logo

By CASSANDRA SHOFAR Staff Writer MEDINA — The city and Savvy Marketing International LLC want the rest of the world to know Medina is far greater than just its historic district and quaint Public Square. The Medina-based company is undertaking a branding campaign aimed to give the city a bigger and better identity and presence, Read More…

State wrestling notes: Collapsed lung stops Mirman

By BRAD BOURNIVAL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — The scare is over, and it appears Highland’s Dan Mirman is fine after having to withdraw from the Fostoria Division II District. Almost a lock for the state tournament, the freshman made it to the semifinals but had to withdraw because of a partially torn lung. After going Read More…

Service Center loses funds

By ALLISON WOOD Staff Writer MEDINA — The Medina County Schools’ Educational Service Center’s budget will be cut by $100,000 for each of the next two years as part of statewide funding cuts. Along with Medina, county educational service centers throughout the state also had their budgets slashed by 10 percent, Superintendent Will Koran said Read More…

USPS: Mail ballots today

By ALLISON WOOD Staff Writer MEDINA — The U.S. Postal Service is encouraging those who are voting absentee to mail in their ballots as soon as possible to ensure they will get to the Medina County Board of Elections by election day on Tuesday. It is recommended voters mail their ballots by today, a statement Read More…

Noland finalist for writing award

ORLANDO, Fla. — Gazette Assistant Sports Editor Rick Noland is among 10 finalists for best columnist in the nation in the annual writing contest sponsored by the Associated Press Sports Editors. Ten selections in each of the six writing categories, which are broken into five divisions based on circulation, were announced Wednesday. Placers one through Read More…