October 31, 2014

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Patrol to save money, energy with solar panels

Maria Kacik | The Gazette COLUMBUS — Some newly purchased technology will allow the Ohio Highway Patrol to save money and energy in its 1,150 cruisers statewide — even when they’re turned off. Five-watt solar panels soon will be installed at the rear deck of the cars at all posts. The panels will be wired Read More…

Medina sign asks customers to remove hoods, hats and sunglasses

Allison Wood | The Gazette MEDINA — As part of a new effort to deter crime at local businesses, police are asking owners to put up signs encouraging customers to remove hoods, hats and sunglasses when entering. Since many robbery and theft suspects are seen wearing clothing such as hoodies that hide their facial features, Read More…

Creative fundrasing

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Judy A. Totts | The Gazette MEDINA — When the going gets tough, the tough get creative in fundraising efforts for The Salvation Army Medina Corps’ programs. And as costs rise for school supplies needed for the corps’ Women’s Auxiliary Back-2-School program, so does the need for donations. “With job losses and the economy in Read More…

Former soldier to stand trial

Allison Wood | The Gazette MEDINA — More than three years after 19-year-old David Heinricht was found dead in his Brunswick apartment, the former soldier accused of killing him will finally stand trial Monday. The case has taken many turns since Shaun Cleland’s arrest at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport a few hours after Heinricht’s body Read More…

Tribe offense comes up shy

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — Progressive Field fans broke out the dated wave in the fifth inning of the Indians’ series opener with the New York Yankees on Friday night. They had to do something to stay interested. A crowd of 32,802 got little to cheer about as the Indians offered up a lackluster Read More…

LeBron makes his own magic

Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND – The ball is now in the Orlando Magic’s court. Actually, it’s in the hands of LeBron James at the top of the key, with the Cavaliers small forward having yet to use his dribble, but for the first time in the Eastern Conference finals, it is Or-lando that now Read More…

Hewit molded top program

Steve King The Gazette Through the fault of no one in particular, the Cloverleaf High School boys basketball program has struggled for a while. But there was a time — actually, two times — when the Colts could play with, and almost always beat, the best teams in the area. Rick Hewit was an inte-gral Read More…

Tell us what you think

Maria Kacik | The Gazette BRUNSWICK — The city has a state grant and it’s turning to residents for advice on how to spend it. Brunswick officials will conduct a public hearing at 10 a.m. Monday at City Hall to explain the 2009 Ohio Small Cities Community Development Block Grant and to discuss its allocation. Read More…

Cyclist retraces Underground Railroad route

John Gladden | The Gazette LIVERPOOL TWP. — If you are a State Farm Insurance agent somewhere in America, don’t be surprised if you get a call from fellow agent and cross-country cyclist Mike Derr. That’s how Derr, 58, came to be bunking Tuesday night at the home of Ed and Mary Peacock. A touring Read More…

Principal Mabry makes mischief after losing bet

Maria Kacik | The Gazette BRUNSWICK — He didn’t have a desk or a computer. And he didn’t have an office or a classroom. Instead, Kidder Elementary Principal Mark Mabry spent Thursday on the school’s roof and he got into a little mischief while attempting to pass the time. The principal tossed water balloons at Read More…