August 23, 2014

Medina
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Seattle sweeps Cleveland

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — A visit from the Seattle Mariners, the American League’s worst team, was supposed to be a blessing for the Indians, who were playing their best baseball of the season and on the verge of climbing back to the .500 mark for the first time since mid-May. Instead, it Read More…

Ambulance team headed to Texas ahead of Gustav

By CASSANDRA SHOFAR Staff Writer Hurricane Gustav could hit anywhere from the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas next week, with Tropical Storm Hannah not far behind, and a local ambulance team is en route to Texas to work in the thick of it. Medic EMS — a private ambulance company based in Medina and Wooster Read More…

Area man charged with evidence tampering

MONTVILLE TWP. — A Montville Township man was arrested at 6 p.m. Thursday after reportedly tampering with evidence concerning a sexual crime, police said. Earl Steidl, 41, of 4417 Sharon Copley Road, allegedly destroyed a SIM card from a digital camera that contained evidence of a sexual offense, Sgt. Terry Grice said. Police had obtained Read More…

Tribe’s 10-game win streak comes to end

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — The Indians’ longest winning streak since 2002 came to an end at the hands of the American League’s worst team — the Seattle Mariners. Who else? In an ironic twist to an already strange season, the Indians saw their 10-game winning streak halted in a 3-2 loss to Read More…

Peggy R. Jobe

Peggy R. Jobe passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, in Medina surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Manatee, Fla., in 1925 and came to Ohio in 1961 with her husband, who had transferred to Medina as an Ohio State Patrolman. Mrs. Jobe was a graduate of Berea College in Berea, Ky., and Read More…

In search of a deal

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By ALLISON WOOD Staff Writer MEDINA — They come out in droves every Thursday morning in search of a deal. The locations of the sales can be found in The Gazette classified section, or by just driving around neighborhoods and looking for signs that say “Garage Sale.” And although the signs seem to be everywhere Read More…

Wadsworth police log

- A resident of the 200 block of Euclid Avenue reported an attempted break-in to his garage between 12:01 a.m. and 2:07 p.m. Tuesday. The resident said he believed someone was trying to steal his truck. He said kids stole his truck before and he thought it might be them again. The resident said there Read More…

Clevelander sentenced to 8 years for assault

MEDINA — A Cleveland man convicted of assaulting a woman to whom he was giving a ride home in September 2007 was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday. Deandre Bigelow, 31, pleaded guilty to kidnapping, a first-degree felony, as part of a plea agreement before the second day of his trial in May, county Read More…

Hinckley man indicted in traffic deaths of two teens

By ALLISON WOOD Staff Writer MEDINA — The Hinckley Township man involved in an accident last month in which two Strongsville teenagers died was indicted Wednesday on three felony counts. Andrei Zaharie, 21, of 1115 Bellus Road, reportedly was driving more than 70 mph near his home when he traveled left of center, hitting a Read More…

Colts kick up their heels

By ADAM FERRISE Special to The Gazette FAIRVIEW PARK — Cody Roberts exemplified the play of Cloverleaf’s football team Friday night, which is to say the Colts were in control the entire game, though that didn’t always produce the best results. Roberts, a senior quarterback, rushed for 149 yards, threw for 102 more and lost Read More…