November 27, 2014

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Man accused of sex contact with girl, 13

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MEDINA — A 22-year-old Warrensville Heights man, accused of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl, is in the Medina County Jail. Antonio Bland was arrested Thursday on a charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony punishable by up to 18 months in prison, police said. Bland reportedly was found in Read More…

Hearing continued for Lodi fire chief

MEDINA — A temporary restraining order hearing Friday on behalf of former Lodi Fire Chief Andrew Wurstner ended up delaying a hearing before Lodi Village Council over his fate with the Fire Department. Lawyers for Wurstner and the village presented arguments before Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier on Friday over Wurstner’s request for a Read More…

Team trumps stars: Cavs find plenty of heroes to counter Melo, Amar’e, beat Knicks

CLEVELAND – The New York Knicks had two superstars. For one night, anyway, the Cavaliers had the better team.
Getting key contributions from a lot of people, Cleveland downed Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire and the rest of the Knicks 115-109 Friday night in front of a boisterous sellout crowd at Quicken Loans Arena.
In beating New York [...] Read More…

Cavs notes: Baron Davis sounds pumped about Cleveland trade

CLEVELAND - After getting over some initial shock, Baron Davis is excited to be coming to the Cavaliers.
“I can’t wait to join my new team, bring good energy and help us win games,” Davis posted on his Facebook page. “I’m ready to call The Q home and bring some excitement!!! See you soon Ohio! The Beard is [...] Read More…

Browns bullish on Colt, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take a QB in the draft

INDIANAPOLIS – The NFL is split into distinct groups, and the separation seems as wide as the Grand Canyon. Those who have their quarterback and those looking for their quarterback.
The Browns consider themselves a member of the privileged class.
General manager Tom Heckert and new coach Pat Shurmur met with Cleveland-area reporters Friday at the NFL [...] Read More…

Georgia receiver A.J. Green might be just what Browns need

INDIANAPOLIS – The Browns need to get faster. They want to add a playmaking receiver. They would like to surround quarterback Colt McCoy with more weapons.
No wonder Georgia receiver A.J. Green is a popular choice in mock drafts for the Browns to take with the sixth pick in April’s draft.
“Explosive players on offense are what [...] Read More…

NFL combine notes: Browns GM wants to stock up on talent

INDIANAPOLIS – As a general manager, Tom Heckert’s first responsibility is to acquire as much talent as possible.
After a year in Cleveland, Heckert admits his job is a work in progress. He acknowledged Friday the perception that the talent cupboard remains bare.
“That’s valid,” he said at the NFL scouting combine. “We have to wait and [...] Read More…

Obituaries for February 26, 2011

Rev. Dr. John L. Bassman Marjorie Brianas Edwin Clements Ella M. Ward Angeline Whitt Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Winter blast pounds county

A plow clears snow off Interstate 71 south Friday morning. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY MARIA KACIK KULA)

Medina County was pounded Friday with another blast of winter, one that canceled classes countywide. The National Weather Service reported about nine inches of snow a fell in parts of the county before abating late Friday afternoon. Several minor crashes and cars running off roadways were reported throughout Friday. A portion of State Road near Read More…

Commercial proposal wins an ‘I do’

Medina resident Dee Horton reacts at work after watching a commercial on Fox 8 in which her boyfriend, David Jones, proposes to her. (Photo courtesy of Fox 8)

MEDINA — Hairstylist Dee Horton thought she’d be giving a television crew a how-to on hair care Thursday and a commercial for a heating company that features her boyfriend, David Jones, would air at the same time. Not quite. Jones bought airtime on Fox 8 to propose to her, and the crew was at Horton’s Read More…