November 21, 2014

Medina
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Sights & sounds of remembrance

About 900 Scouts, plus families and friends, weathered the heat Saturday morning to participate in the 10th annual flag decorating ceremony at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman. When it was over, each of the 15,200 gravesites at the cemetery was decorated with an American flag.

Don Kumhall lifted the bugle to his lips and the morning abuzz with the voices of children excited about honoring veterans softened to a hush. The mournful notes of taps sounded from Kumhall’s horn at the close of the 10th annual gravesite-decorating ceremony at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman on Saturday. Cemetery Read More…

Indians to lose Sizemore for 6-8 weeks

NEW YORK – Grady Sizemore will have surgery on his left knee next week and is expected to miss at least six to eight weeks.
Cleveland’s three-time All-Star has a deep bone bruise in the knee he injured May 16, and the condition and stability of the cartilage beneath his kneecap will be assessed during the [...] Read More…

Indians lose to Yankees as lead, game slips away in seventh

NEW YORK – After the Indians learned they will be without Grady Sizemore for at least a month or two, Mark Teixeira and Derek Jeter reminded Cleveland that it has more problems than just a missing star center fielder.
Teixeira hit a three-run homer after Jeter sparked a rally with a two-out, two-run single, A.J. Burnett [...] Read More…

Tribe notes: Huff says he’s ready to go, a day after getting hit in head by line drive

NEW YORK – Even a few hours after he took a line drive off his head, Indians pitcher David Huff was cracking jokes and trying to make people laugh.
A day later, he thought he’d be ready to make his next start.
New York’s Alex Rodriguez hit an RBI double off the side of Huff’s head in [...] Read More…

Hundreds gather to place flags on 15,200 gravesites

Don Kumhall lifted the bugle to his lips and the morning abuzz with the voices of children excited about honoring veterans softened to a hush. The mournful notes of taps sounded from Kumhall’s horn at the close of the 10th annual gravesite-decorating ceremony at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman on Saturday. Cemetery Read More…

Obituaries for May 31, 2010

Delores J. Cornman Ovella Nichols Jeanette K. Polk Hershell Romey Pruitt Read the full obituaries in The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

Fright turns to delight: Indians rally past Yankees; Huff OK after getting hit in head by line drive

NEW YORK – David Huff lay motionless on the mound for nearly six minutes, struck in the head by Alex Rodriguez’s line drive. His Cleveland teammates gathered nearby, the crowd stood in stunned silence.
“It was very scary,” Indians outfielder Trevor Crowe said. “One of the first times in baseball I was fearful for someone’s life.”
About [...] Read More…

Fright turns to delight: Indians rally past Yankees; Huff OK after getting hit in head by line drive

NEW YORK – David Huff lay motionless on the mound for nearly six minutes, struck in the head by Alex Rodriguez’s line drive. His Cleveland teammates gathered nearby, the crowd stood in stunned silence.
“It was very scary,” Indians outfielder Trevor Crowe said. “One of the first times in baseball I was fearful for someone’s life.”
About [...] Read More…

LeBron makes local appearance but stays mum on future

CLEVELAND – Fresh from a postseason vacation, LeBron James was back among Cleveland fans for the first time since the Cavaliers’ playoff flop.
The reunion was somewhat awkward.
James, whose impending free agency could change the course of several NBA franchises, was a guest judge at an amateur dunk contest that drew a large crowd because of [...] Read More…

Police youth program is killed

MEDINA — After two years of giving Medina kids a chance to play, learn and stay safe after school, the Police Activities League disbanded this week after organizer Detective Scott Thomas stepped down. Mayor Dennis Hanwell recommended to members of City Council’s Finance Committee this week that they remove the PAL positions from the department Read More…