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Indians 5, Blue Jays 4: Two-out hits bring victory

CLEVELAND — It isn’t often that one of the worst offensive clubs in the majors is also one of the best in clutch situations. But that has been the Indians’ modus operandi this season.
Scoring runs as a whole has been a struggle for Cleveland all year. Scoring them with two outs? Not so much.
Such was [...] Read More…

Tax deal OK’d between city of Medina, Montville Township

MEDINA — For the next 100 years, the city of Medina and Montville Township will join in economic endeavors. On Monday, Medina County commissioners unanimously approved a joint economic development district between the city and the township. “I think it’s a great development tool for the township as well as the city,” Commissioner Steve Hambley Read More…

Lodi makes repairs as bicentennial looms

LODI — Council’s Parks Com­mittee is beginning to fix up the village’s three parks to prepare for Lodi’s bicentennial in 2011. The gazebo in Memorial Park recently was repainted and given a brick facade, and the shingles on six shelters in the Community Park were replaced with green metal roofs. Lodi is hoping to accomplish Read More…

Granger student wins Braille contest

MONTVILLE TWP. — A Granger Elementary School student won first place in his age group at the Braille Institute of America’s National Braille Challenge on Sat­urday. Eight-year-old Griffin Miller was born with Leber’s congenital amaurosis, a rare visual impair­ment that has left him nearly blind. He traveled to Los Angeles with his mother, Rachel Miller, Read More…

Tribe notes: Squeeze not big for Acta

CLEVELAND — Though the squeeze play worked wonders for his team in a 2-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Monday, Indians manager Manny Acta would prefer not to employ the strategy on a regular basis.
“I would rather have nine guys hit .340 with a .540 on-base percentage,” Acta said. “On-base percentage and slugging percentage, [...] Read More…

Police, hospitals brace for fireworks injuries

Local law enforcement agencies, fire departments and emergency rooms are preparing for an explosion of fireworks incidents that accompany Fourth of July festivities. Dr. Judith Welsh, who works with Southwest Gen­eral Health Center’s Brunswick Emergency Department, said the emergency room will be on high alert. “The Fourth of July is one of the worst days Read More…

Shaw could be nearing contract

INDEPENDENCE — With a new rumor about LeBron James’ impending free agency seemingly surfacing every few hours, the most sound one Tuesday had the Cavaliers on the verge of hiring Brian Shaw as their next head coach. Several outlets went so far as to report the two sides had agreed on a deal — Shaw Read More…

Cavs could have an edge

Editor’s note: The following is the second of a two-part series dealing with LeBron James’ impending free agency. Part 1 looked at the potential roster the Chicago Bulls could be put together. In Part 2, we look at why James might re-sign with the Cavaliers. INDEPENDENCE — LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh supposedly Read More…

Getting fixed up for Lodi’s bicentennial

Lodi Village Council is seeking funds to replace the fjord at Community Park off Elyria Street in time for the village's bicentennial in 2011. The fjord replacement is just one of several improvements planned for parks in Lodi. (LISA HLAVINKA/GAZETTE)

LODI — Council’s Parks Committee is beginning to fix up the village’s three parks to prepare for Lodi’s bicentennial in 2011. The gazebo in Memorial Park recently was repainted and given a brick facade, and the shingles on six shelters in the Community Park were replaced with green metal roofs. Lodi is hoping to accomplish Read More…

Obituaries for June 30, 2010

Gerald Laurenti Billy Ray Glendon Vern Roach Beatrice M. Wetmore Read the full obituaries in The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/