February 10, 2016


Train jumps tracks


LODI — No one was injured when about 19 cars derailed on the CSX tracks near Railroad Street on Wednesday afternoon. Fire Chief Andrew Wurstner said CSX officials told him a mechanical failure caused the accident, which occurred just after 4 p.m. “Right now railroad recovery crews are investigating and haz-mat is down there,” he Read More…

Obituaries for Oct. 29, 2009

Laurence J. Carroll Marilyn Mayer William Z. McClintock Russell V. Renz Virginia Ann Rohn Linda T. Setla Jack Silcox Betty J. VanEpp Read the full obituaries on The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

Browns seeking signs of hope

Safety Mike Adams placed his hands together and looked to the sky. “Dear Lord,” he began. The request for divine intervention came Monday in response to a reporter’s question: Where will the Browns find hope? That’s not easy for a mere mortal to answer right now. Joshua Cribbs, who’s played better this year than any Read More…

Boston ends drought vs. Cavaliers

CLEVELAND – It’s a good thing the Cavaliers weren’t putting a ton of emphasis on winning their season opener. It’s a good thing, too, that they didn’t plan on going 82-0.   Playing in front of a packed house that wanted so much to explode, Cleveland instead imploded offensively in falling 95-89 to the dreaded Read More…

Vigil for Tashawn


MEDINA — Jennifer Okoye broke into tears and began wailing during a candlelight vigil Tuesday night for her 7-year-old son, Tashawn, who died in a fire the morning before. A sea of more than 150 faces, including many children, sang “Amazing Grace” as the Okoye family approached them. Kids placed handwritten letters, pictures, stuffed animals Read More…

Obituaries for Oct. 28, 2009

Mary L. Carroll Tashawn C. Okoye Russell V. Renz Virginia Ann Rohn Read the full obituaries on The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

Two vie for Medina finance director

Medina Finance Director Keith H. Dirham seeks a third term in November, but newcomer Stacy Bonitz aims to win his seat. Q: What are your qualifications to serve as Medina finance director? Bonitz: First, experience. Not only the depth of my experience and contacts working for the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce, but add to Read More…

Big Name wasn’t in cards

Manny Acta knows what you’re thinking, Indians fans. Why him?   Why some relative unknown guy that was fired by the worst team in baseball 2½ years into his tenure, and not someone with a bigger name, say Bobby Valentine or even Don Mattingly?   Here’s Acta’s response: “Not everybody was a big shot when Read More…

Fire kills 7-year-old


MEDINA — Police tried to climb the stairs to reach Tashawn Okoye in his second-floor bedroom early Monday morning, but the flames were too intense. Sometime amid the chaos of flames and smoke, Jennifer Okoye, 31, the mother of the five children inside the apartment, jumped out a window holding her 4-year-old son. She then Read More…

Mangini: Anderson to remain No. 1 QB

BEREA – The afternoon was nearly over, and Derek Anderson still needed a Halloween costume for receiver Mike Furrey’s charity bowling event Monday night.   “I’m just going to go as myself,” Anderson said.   You can never go wrong dressing up as a starting NFL quarterback. Even if he owns the league’s worst rating Read More…