October 31, 2014

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Highland High junior dies in 2-car crash on way to school

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Maria Kacik and Kaitlin Bushinski The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — Just 15 minutes before the start of the school day Wednesday, Highland High junior Erin Ehrbar was pulling out of her driveway when another car crashed into her driver’s side. Erin, 16, died at the scene. Her 13-year-old brother, Andrew, a seventh-grader at Highland Middle Read More…

Obituaries for Apr. 29, 2010

Lorene Ma­rie Charlton Edward J. Perkins Betty Jane Prinz James L. Renner Sophia A. Seliga Read the full obituaries in The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

BREAKING NEWS: Career Center student hurt in crash

YORK TWP. — A Medina County Career Center student was injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at Columbia and Speith roads. At about 2:15 p.m., the student was northbound on Columbia and attempted to turn left onto Speith when the Chevrolet Blazer he was driving was hit by a southbound tractor-trailer on the passenger Read More…

BREAKING NEWS: Convicted rapist hangs himself in jail

MEDINA —The West Salem man who was sentenced to 40 years in prison for raping a mentally disabled teenager was found hanging in his jail cell Wednesday morning. Chief Deputy Kenneth Baca said Billy Tingler, 41, was found hanging by a sheet at 4:55 a.m., Baca said. “A medical unit was summoned and lifesaving techniques Read More…

BREAKING NEWS: IDs of crash victims released

GRANGER TWP. — A 16-year-old Highland student on her way to school was killed and two other students were injured in an early morning crash on Wilbur Road. All attended Highland Local Schools. At approximately 7:15 a.m., Erin K. Ehrbar, 16, was pulling forward out of her driveway in the 1000 block of Wilbur and Read More…

Cavs beat Bulls to move on to face Celtics

CLEVELAND — Twenty years ago, Bo Kimble shot his first free throw in every NCAA Tourna-ment game left-handed as a tribute to fallen Loyola Marymount teammate Hank Gathers. Tuesday, LeBron James shot his last one that way out of necessity. The pain in his right arm apparently worsening as Game 5 progressed, James used his Read More…

LeBron and sidekicks get job done

Ever since Cleveland se-lected LeBron James with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, the Cava-liers have been trying to find him a sidekick, a “Robin” to his “Batman.” The relationship refer-ence stems from the very team Cleveland vanquished with Tuesday night’s 96-94 Game 5 victory — the Chicago Bulls. It was Read More…

The message is safety

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MEDINA — Students and faculty watched as a medical helicopter landed Tuesday at Ken Dukes Stadium and rescue crews carried a stretcher toward it. Fortunately, the scene at Medina High School was a staged accident coordinated by local rescue teams and authorities to teach students the dangers of being distracted behind the wheel or drinking Read More…

County gets more money

MEDINA — The state will pour an additional $38.69 million of Recovery Zone Bonds into Medina County. That means there will be about $59 million available in low-interest, federal stimulus bonds to spur development in the county. County commissioners already allocated approximately $20 million worth of bonds earlier this year. “Certainly it allows funding for Read More…

Dr. Rakesh Ranjan – The Mind of a Sexual Predator

Dr. Ranjan

The guy next door I first met Matt* at a county jail when, as a psychiatrist-in-training, I was undergoing my forensic psychiatry rotation. He was 27 and married, about 5’8” and of average build. He was well-groomed, clean shaven, mild-mannered and soft-spoken. While interviewing him, I learned that he had molested several underage girls and Read More…