September 19, 2014

Medina
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Linda K. Frase

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Linda K. Frase, 63, of Seville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at The Inn at Medina. Linda was born April 3, 1945, to Albert and Opal (Green) Hackworth. She worked at Old Trail Inn and the Seville Inn. She enjoyed bowling, camping, golf and bluegrass music. She is survived by her husband, Bill, whom Read More…

Akron man gets 3 years for robbery

MEDINA — A 22-year-old Akron man was sentenced to three years in prison Friday for taking $60 from a 13-year-old Wadsworth boy who was riding a scooter. Deangelo McCraney was found guilty of one second- and one third-degree felony count of robbery after a two-day trial in Common Pleas James L. Kimbler’s Court. Along with Read More…

Barberton is magical in win over Bees

By HO HOFFMAN Special to The Gazette BARBERTON — In a game Medina football coach Greg Reed would probably just as soon forget, the Bees stumbled, bumbled and fumbled their way to a 26-10 non-league loss to the host Barberton Magics on Friday. How bad was it for Medina? Although the offense was coming off Read More…

Roster will be trimmed today

By SCOTT PETRAK Staff Writer Travis Wilson knew this was a make-or-break preseason for him. He started strong in practice, caught three passes for 58 yards in the opener and took the lead in the battle for the third receiver spot when chief rival Kevin Kasper couldn’t stay healthy. Then the Travis Wilson that has Read More…

Highland is not half bad

By RICK NOLAND Assistant Sports Editor GRANGER TWP. — Some members of Highland’s football team felt like all they had to do was show up Friday night. It can be argued that the Hornets didn’t for a half, but much better focus, intensity and execution over the final two periods still resulted in a 29-7 Read More…

Devils roll over Brush

By BRIAN DULIK Staff Writer LYNDHURST — Brunswick and Brush are listed side-by-side in the Ohio High School Athletic Association school directory. Their football teams, however, aren’t nearly as close. Brit Musal rushed for four touchdowns before halftime on Friday night, allowing the unbeaten Blue Devils to build a huge lead before cruising home with Read More…

Grizzlies fall to Nordonia

By BRAD BOURNIVAL Staff Writer MACEDONIA —Through two games of the 2008 high school football season, Boliantz Stadium has been the land of opportunity for Nordonia. In a tight non-league game against Wadsworth on Friday, the Grizzlies gave the Knights a few gifts and Nordonia responded with a 24-14 win. Outmatched and outplayed for the Read More…

Martinez returns to Tribe’s lineup

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — The Indians decided sooner was better Friday, activating Victor Martinez from the disabled list rather than waiting for the September call-up period. “We wanted to get our eyes on him,” said manager Eric Wedge, who had Martinez in the lineup at first base for the series opener with Read More…

Teknor Color to close its doors

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By CATERINA GUINTA Staff Intern LODI — Teknor Apex Co. told employees Monday it is shutting down its operation in the village, leaving 39 employees out of work. Two employees were laid off that day, an employee who wished to remain anonymous said. “Rumors have been going on about a year,” the employee said Thursday. Read More…

Labor Day weekend brings out troopers

MEDINA — The Medina post of the state highway patrol will be staffed at almost 100 percent today through Monday to crack down on violations during the Labor Day weekend. “We’re very strict every holiday weekend, we always have been,” Lt. Joshua Swindell, commander of the Medina post, said. “The number of fatal accidents spikes Read More…