July 23, 2014

Medina
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LeBron delivers a miracle

Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND — It took 20 years, but the Cavaliers now have a happy version of “The Shot.” With one second left and his team down two, small forward LeBron James took an inbounds pass from Mo Williams, rose up and hit a 3-pointer from the top of the circle to give Read More…

Cavs only hope: Get and stay aggressive

Shaun Bennett The Gazette If there’s anything Cleveland should take from Friday night’s 96-95 win over the Orlando Magic, it’s that the Cavaliers are at their best when they show aggression on both ends of the floor. LeBron James provided his normal dozen or so highlight-reel drives, Sasha Pavlovic made Orlando’s interior defense look silly Read More…

Challenge filed against Seville annex try

Lisa Hlavinka | The Gazette MEDINA — Westfield Township trustees and two property owners filed an injunction in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Thursday to temporarily stop the annexation of 103 acres of land to the Village of Seville. Trustees and Rebecca and Denver Conley, property owners whose land lies within the acreage to Read More…

Man opens powersports shop in Medina

Lisa Hlavinka | The Gazette MEDINA — For John Seymour, power sports are a passion. “Food, drink and riding — that’s the three necessities in my life,” he said. When the veteran bike technician was laid off, he decided to open his own business, Medina Powersports, LLC, at 410½ W. Smith Road. The shop sells Read More…

Brunswick official drums up business in Vegas

Maria Kacik | The Gazette BRUNSWICK — The city managed to spark the attention of some retailers and developers amidst the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas strip. City Manager Bob Zienkowski spent four days in “Sin City” this week for the International Council of Shopping Centers Convention. This was his third visit to Read More…

Going bald for a buddy

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John Gladden WESTFIELD CENTER — No greater love has a boy than this — that he lay down his hair for his friend. That’s just what seven boys did for their 12-year-old schoolmate, Riley Eby, on a brilliant, blue Friday afternoon on the village square. One by one, with their parents and others looking on, Read More…

Keeping the money here

Lisa Hlavinka | The Gazette MEDINA — Jeff Pinner, the owner of Family Hobby Inc., has been handing out a lot of fliers to his customers lately, but they aren’t model airplanes. Pinner is using the fliers to spread awareness about a hobby of his own: the 3/50 Project. He is starting the program “from Read More…

Stop sign quest gets moving

Maria Kacik | The Gazette BRUNSWICK — A group of neighbors made some headway in their quest to save three stop signs in their community at City Council’s Safety Committee meeting Wednesday. Council members have received complaints from residents about Skyview Drive, where drivers have to stop three times on a mile-long street that runs Read More…

Bringing down the houses

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Judy A. Totts | The Gazette MEDINA — Like a hungry dinosaur, the bucket of the big Cat excavator slowly swung high against the blue sky and bit into the roof of the house at 327 E. Liberty St. on Thursday afternoon. With Steve Bennett of Bob Bennett Construction of Akron at the controls, the Read More…

County offering loans for fix-it work

Allison Wood | The Gazette MEDINA — County homeowners interested in completing home improvement projects can apply for low-interest loans at three area banks. The Fix-it-Funds program provides five-year loans at about 3 percent below a bank’s normal interest rate, said county Treasurer John Burke, whose office administers the program. About $1 million is allocated. Read More…