August 31, 2014

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Cavs cruise to victory

CLEVELAND —The Cavaliers have been through a lot of heart-stopping finishes lately, but Wednesday’s game against the hapless Minnesota Tim-berwolves wasn’t one of them. Cleveland cruised to a 109-95 win at Quicken Loans Arena, with superstar LeBron James spending the fourth quarter on the bench joking with injured point guard Mo Williams or danc-ing during Read More…

Astronaut, Wadsworth native, addresses NASA Glenn on space shuttle mission

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CLEVELAND — It’s been a long walk home for astronaut and Wadsworth native Michael Foreman and his crew members. Foreman was one of seven crewmembers on Space Shuttle Atlantis for mission STS-129, a utility logistics support mission to the international space station that launched Nov. 16. The astronauts were in space for 11 days and Read More…

Chief’s probation period extended

MEDINA — At Mayor Dennis Hanwell’s request, the Civil Service Commission unanimously voted to extend Police Chief Patrick Berarducci’s probation period Wednesday. Hired in August to replace Hanwell, who served as Medina’s police chief for 13 years before running for mayor, Berarducci’s probation period was scheduled to end in February but was extended to May Read More…

Obituaries for Jan. 28, 2010

James R. Ave Helen M. Reed Lawrence Vavra Dale Newton Wiley Read the full obituaries in The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

Cribbs deal still in limbo

Browns president Mike Holmgren said Tuesday there’s nothing new to report on contract negotiations with All-Pro special teamer Joshua Cribbs, other than he had a nice conversation with Cribbs’ agents last week. “Whatever went on before, we wiped the slate clean,” Holmgren said on WKNR 850-AM. “We’d like him here, and I believe Josh wants Read More…

Fair treatment

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WOOSTER — Investors met with lawyers and Ohio Securities and Exchange representatives Tuesday night for advice about Fair Finance Co., which is under investigation by the FBI for its possible involvement in a Ponzi scheme. The Fisher Auditorium at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center was filled past capacity for an informational meeting arranged Read More…

County to tighten belt more

MEDINA — The county’s 2010 budget is about $1.5 million less than last year, which means officials will need to make adjustments, including layoffs. County commissioners passed a $34.8 million budget Monday that’s 4.1 percent smaller than last year’s and 13 percent smaller than in 2008. “This has been a horrible budget to work with Read More…

Obituaries for Jan. 27, 2010

Hazel L. Bloom Beatrice M. Lemons Lawrence Vavra Read the full obituaries in The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

Championship Sunday painful for Cleveland

It’s always something. Championship Sunday is the best day on the NFL calendar, but Browns fans can never fully enjoy the two games loaded with the ultimate drama —a Super Bowl bid hanging in the balance. Before all the guys and gals in their Browns sweatshirts and hats could get comfortable on the couch or Read More…

Money gives corporations a voice in political campaigns

Corporations can’t talk. They don’t breathe, don’t register to vote, don’t marry and make little baby corporations. Well, maybe sometimes they make new corporations. I’ll give them that. Yet, under U.S. law, they are bestowed the same First Amendment free-speech protections as living-breathing you and me. This concept must have been hatched the same way Read More…