April 21, 2014

Medina
Mostly sunny
47°F

Seniors celebrate big night

By BRIAN DULIK Staff Writer BRUNSWICK — A roller coaster regular season for Brunswick’s boys basketball team ended on a high note Friday. The Blue Devils made nine 3-pointers, put four players in double figures and dominated Elyria on the boards en route to a 68-35 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division victory. With the senior Read More…

Winslow traded to Tampa Bay

By SCOTT PETRAK Staff Writer BEREA — These are no longer Phil Savage’s Cleveland Browns.   On the first day of his first free agency as Cleveland’s coach, Eric Mangini failed to sign an expensive player who would impact the team and excite the fan base.   Instead, Mangini traded away one of the Browns’ Read More…

Patricia J. Dlouhy

Patricia J. Dlouhy, 75, of Brunswick, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, in Medina. She was born March 19, 1933, in Cleveland and enjoyed crafts, crocheting and walking her dog. Mrs. Dlouhy is survived by her former husband, Lawrence Dlouhy Sr.; daughters, Laura (Joe) Koteles of North Carolina, Lisa (Carl) Hnizdil of Brunswick and Cheryl Read More…

Janet Krueger

Janet Krueger, 78, of Valley City, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2009. A complete obituary will appear in Monday’s Gazette. Bauer Funeral Home in Valley City is handling the arrangements.

Robert J. Strohl

Robert J. Strohl, 63, of Delaware, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at Riverside Hospital. He was born Feb. 6, 1946, in Bellevue to Walter and Dorothy (Hilt) Strohl. He moved to Delaware in 2006 to be near his family after living in Medina for 30 years. Mr. Strohl was a truck driver, retiring Read More…

Shirley A. Wheeler

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Shirley Ann Wheeler, 77, of Medina, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, in Akron. She was born May 11, 1931, in Akron and was a home health aide. Mrs. Wheeler loved reading and her computer, and enjoyed gardening. She had fun playing bingo with her friends at her apartment. Mrs. Wheeler is survived by her Read More…

Governor tours Brunswick High, addresses education’s future

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By MARIA KACIK Staff Writer BRUNSWICK — Education today is different from when Gov. Ted Strickland grew up in Southern Ohio, where he went to a one-room school that had no running water and one teacher for four classes. On a visit to Brunswick High School on Friday, two students showed the governor an interactive Read More…

Devils fall to top seed

By BRIAN DULIK Staff Writer MEDINA – One of the most popular expressions in sports has become “It is what it is.” On Thursday night, the phrase applied perfectly as top-seeded Westlake lived up to its billing with a 52-38 win over Brunswick in a Medina Division I Sectional final. The Demons (20-2) never trailed Read More…

A rare gift

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By LISA HLAVINKA | Staff Writer MEDINA — Keith Heffernan’s most prized possessions were lost in the fire that destroyed his home — one motorcycle, two cats and three bicycles. Heffernan’s losses became his gain, however, when Raleigh Bicycles gave him a rare, top-of-the-line 2008 Diamondback Scapegoat. A bike mechanic at Century Cycles in Medina Read More…

Clamoring for some bucks

By MARIA KACIK | Staff Writer When President Obama signed the stimulus package last week, he opened the gates for $787 billion to be flooded throughout the nation in hopes of reviving the economy. Several communities and organizations are racing to get some of those funds for projects in Medina County. As of Wednesday, Ohio’s Read More…