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County elections officials to retire

MEDINA — Medina County Board of Elections Director Jan Pilat and Deputy Director Sue Strasser will retire by the end of summer. Republican Strasser, 60, will retire Tuesday, followed by Democrat Pilat, 69, who plans to retire July 31. The director and deputy director of the board of elections are required to alternate roles depending Read More…

Obituaries for May 28, 2011

Dorothy Dell Froelich Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Dunbar ins semis

Brian Dulik The Gazette HILLIARD — Jacob Dunbar’s fantastic freshman season isn’t over yet. The Cloverleaf freshman won his first two matches Friday at the state boys tennis tournament, earning him a spot in the Division I singles semifinals. Dunbar will play Toledo St. John’s senior Evan Bechtel today at 9 a.m., while Lexington senior Read More…

Knack’s win special for Bees

Dan Brown The Gazette AMHERST — David Knack didn’t know how close Medina’s boys track team was in the race for the Amherst Division I Regional title Friday night, but he didn’t need to know. The senior put together the best 3,200-meter race of his career, one that clinched the crown for the Bees at Read More…

Medina comes up short in regional

Albert Grindle The Gazette CANTON — Magic, fate, luck and will were left in Hudson a week ago. Medina’s baseball team ran out of big hits Friday, stranding seven runners in scoring position in a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to Willoughby South in the Canton Division I Regional semifinals. The Premier Rebels (22-5) advance to face Read More…

What’s In Your Bag?

For some reason when I wrote that headline, the Capital One “what’s in your wallet” went through my head. I’m very easily distracted sometimes. Anyway, we all know that there are tons of companies that make golf clubs. If choosing a set weren’t hard enough, some companies are known for making better woods, while others Read More…

Man who bought Ohio State football memorabilia is charged

COLUMBUS — A tattoo parlor owner who bought Ohio State football memorabilia was charged today in federal court with drug trafficking and money laundering, though his attorney said there’s no connection with the scandal unfolding over the sale of the items. Edward Rife will plead guilty to the charges and cooperate with authorities, documents filed Read More…

Experts say bear may have hibernated in northeast Ohio

TWINSBURG — Wildlife experts have released what they say is evidence that a black bear may have settled down for the winter in northeast Ohio, a region the animals typically only roam into from home areas in Pennsylvania or West Virginia. The local parks agency said photos taken by naturalist in February appear to show Read More…

Departing state Senate leader to head gas-trade group

ZANESVILLE — A high-ranking Republican who’s quitting the Ohio Senate will be heading a natural gas trade group. The Ohio Gas Association said in a statement Thursday that Jimmy Stewart will take over as president of the 40-year-old organization on July 1. Stewart is the Senate Majority Leader and represents a nine-county district in southeast Read More…

Regional track: Buckeye’s Matt Wuensch advances to state

Matt Wuensch

LEXINGTON — It was the feeling Matt Wuensch had waited for his whole career. After coming up short the last two seasons, the Buckeye senior punched his ticket to state Thursday in the discus, erasing all bad memories of the Lexington Division II Regional and earning that elusive trip to Columbus. “You’ve got to be Read More…