October 23, 2014

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Fire guts apartment garage

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Lisa Hlavinka | The Gazette BRUNSWICK — Apartment managers and residents at Aspen Lake Apartments are starting to rebuild after a fire destroyed a parking garage Sunday. Assistant Fire Chief Rick Barber said the fire originated at the north end of the 12-space garage, but his department and the Community Emergency Response Team Fire Investigation Read More…

Two killed in fiery two-vehicle crash

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Lisa Hlavinka | The Gazette MEDINA TWP. — Two Medina men were killed in a fiery two-vehicle crash Thursday evening on Hamilton Road. At 5:47 p.m., a 1998 GMC Jimmy driven by Jeffrey T. Coleman, 31, was eastbound on Hamilton near Marks Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control on a Read More…

‘Sonny’ struggles in loss to Tribe

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The third time was finally a charm for the Indians, and it only took close to two months and 48 games. By virtue of its 12-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night, Cleveland won its third straight game for the first time this season. It’s a Read More…

Pass the potatoes

Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — Before committing to incumbent Eric Steinbach as the starting left guard, coach Eric Mangini would like to see more of him. Literally. Mangini wants Steinbach to gain weight, which, in principal, would make him more durable and effective as a run blocker. “A couple extra plates of pasta wouldn’t Read More…

Cavs not finished yet

Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND — LeBron James finally got some help from his teammates, then took matters into his own hands when it mattered most. His team down one after the third period and having blown a 22-point lead, James scored or assisted on Cleveland’s first 29 points of the fourth quarter as the Read More…

Tribe not happy to see Rays leave

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Tampa Bay Rays left Cleveland on Thursday and will not return the rest of the season. That’s good news for them and bad news for the Indians. The Indians’ continued their dominance of the defending American League champions at their home park, where Cleveland edged the Rays, 2-1, Read More…

Wadsworth gets $93,000 FAA grant to expand airport

Lisa Hlavinka | The Gazette WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth Municipal Airport expansion got a boost from the federal government Tuesday when the city was awarded a $93,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. “The $93,000 from the FAA is part of a large series of grants we’re acquiring from the FAA for land acquisition for Read More…

Drug dealer’s possessions go to auction

Allison Wood | The Gazette MEDINA — Anyone wishing to purchase seized items from the Granger Township household of a convicted drug dealer or equipment from the nightclub he owned in Akron can do so at a special auction Saturday. The items include a popcorn machine, leather chairs from a theater room, bar stools, televisions Read More…

Team Woo-Hooters walking their talk

Judy A. Totts | The Gazette “Woo-Hoo, Woo-Hoo, Woo-Hoo!” That’s the battle cry of Team Woo-Hooters, a group of six area women who will walk in the annual Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3-Day event July 31 to Aug. 2 in Cleveland. They all walk the talk because they know someone who is a breast Read More…

Cavs look for answers

Rick Noland The Gazette INDEPENDENCE — Expect the Cavali-ers to try anything and everything at the defensive end when they host the Orlando Magic tonight in Game 5 of the East-ern Conference finals. Whether any of it will work remains to be seen, but Clevel-and can’t allow the Magic to come any-where close to its Read More…