October 1, 2014

Medina
Mostly cloudy
54°F

Making it their own

Home School.jpg

By MARIA KACIK Staff Writer MEDINA TWP. — Most public and private school graduations are hours long and graduating students are recognized only by their name being called by a school administrator. But for the second year in a row, a few area students will do more than just walk across a stage. Eleven home-schooled Read More…

Clay S. Wright

Clay Smith Wright, 95, of Assisted Living at Evergreen, Morgantown, W.Va., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 19, 2008, at Monongalia General Hospital. He was born Oct. 28, 1912, in Newton, W.Va., and was the only son of George Addison Wright and Mary Florence Keen Wright. He is the last surviving member of his family. Read More…

Wadsworth police log

- A resident of the 100 block of Wolf Avenue reported $55 to $60 was stolen from her car between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday. – An employee of The Shoe Department at 1156 Hinkle Drive reported two boys went into the store and one stole a pair of Nike Air Team shoes. Read More…

Wadsworth unveils plan for a community campus

By MARIA KACIK Staff Writer WADSWORTH — It started out with input from the community just two months ago. But during the third public meeting Thursday night, the Collaborative Partners revealed detailed floor plans of what a new community center could look like. Collaborative Partners — which consists of officials from the city, Wadsworth Public Read More…

Astronaut returns bearing heartfelt gift

Foreman.jpg

By ALLISON WOOD Staff Writer WADSWORTH — NASA astronaut Michael Foreman began his school career at Sacred Heart School and returned Friday afternoon with a gift that traveled with him into space. During an assembly in the gym, the Wadsworth native pulled out a red heart with the school’s logo on it, which was enclosed Read More…

Team members on God’s POD Squad and more

By JUDY A. TOTTS Religion Editor Beth Schnabel’s short-term mission trips have taken her and team members around the world with their work. Dr. Norma Jesse of Valley City Vision taught Schnabel and fellow Prince of Peace members Karleen Zuercher and JoAnne Zurell how to do basic exams for evaluating vision needs and fitting eyeglasses Read More…

Knerem, Brunswick say ‘no-no’ to Rangers

By ALBERT GRINDLE Staff Writer AKRON — Before each inning Thursday, all nine members of Eastlake North’s softball team stepped on home plate before they took the field. As it turned out, Brunswick’s Emlyn Knerem made sure that was the closest the Rangers would ever come to scoring. Knerem stifled North to the tune of Read More…

Perfect day for Hornets

By RICK NOLAND Assistant Sports Editor TIFFIN — Other than outstanding pitching, clutch hitting and flawless defense, there wasn’t much to like about the Highland baseball team’s 10-0 dismantling of Sandusky Perkins in a Tiffin Division II Regional semifinal Thursday afternoon at Heminger Field. It started — and ended — with left-hander Cory Johnston (5-3), Read More…

Santora walks off with Mayfield win

By BRAD BOURNIVAL Staff Writer CANTON — Perhaps there’s still a little magic in that rabbit’s foot. Mayfield’s baseball team, a squad known for late-inning heroics, did it again Thursday and this time it gave the Wildcats a berth in the Canton Division I Regional finals against Lakewood St. Edward. To get there, however, Mayfield Read More…

Goggin gets it going at Memorial

By SCOTT PETRAK Staff Writer DUBLIN — Mathew Goggin’s first round at Muirfield Village Golf Club ended after eight holes. He wasn’t injured, rained out or disqualified. He was hungover. Goggin made better use of his second trip to Muirfield, shooting a 7-under-par 65 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of Read More…