November 21, 2014

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Man gets jail for his role in scalding

MEDINA — A Harrisville Township man was sentenced Friday to a year in prison for his role following a bath scalding incident involving his wife and stepdaughter last year. Roger Graham, 32, who did not seek treatment for the girl for days after the incident. pleaded guilty two months ago to a third-degree felony count Read More…

Obituaries for July 30, 2011

Marjorie A. Bender Brandon Michael Cartellone Donald E. Roder Richard D. Schlegel Sandra Marie Thomas Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Nicol aims to turn Blue Devils into power

Dan Brown The Gazette BRUNSWICK — With Medina and Strongsville just minutes in opposite directions, Brunswick is in the middle of the girls soccer hotbed of the state. Ross Nicol is ready for the challenge of one day adding the Blue Devils to that list of powers, as the Glassford, Scotland, native has taken over Read More…

Porter keeps Dynamo running

Dan Brown The Gazette While working as an intern in the operations department of the New York Red Bull, Mike Porter knew he wanted to work in Major League Soccer. So when an opportunity came about to become the equipment manager of the Houston Dynamo, the Highland graduate literally dropped everything and headed to Texas. Read More…

Royals 12, Indians 0: Tribe blasted in series opener

CLEVELAND — Right about now, Kosuke Fukudome probably has some strong reservations about waiving his no-trade clause to come to Cleveland and play for the Indians.
The Indians and their fans weren’t real enamored by their newest addition, either.
With Fukudome making his Cleveland debut Friday night at Progressive Field, the Indians were clobbered 12-0 by Central [...] Read More…

Royals 12, Indians 0: KC routs Tribe in Fukudome’s debut

The Kosuke Fukudome era began in dubious fashion Friday night, with the Indians getting clobbered by the Royals 12-0 at Progressive Field.
Fukudome, acquired in a trade with the Cubs on Thursday, went 0-for-4 in his Cleveland debut, grounding out for the final out of the game.
Carlos Carrasco started for the Indians and allowed seven runs [...] Read More…

Indians: Fukudome happy to land in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — The Indians were one of the teams listed in the no-trade clause in Kosuke Fukudome’s contract with the Chicago Cubs. But according to the Osaki, Japan native, the prospect of playing for a contender was too much to decline.
Fukudome, 34, agreed to waive the no-trade clause Thursday, with the Indians acquiring the outfielder [...] Read More…

Indians notes: Choo ahead of schedule

CLEVELAND — The Indians were hoping to have Shin-Soo Choo back for the final month of the season. It looks as though they will get some bonus time.
Choo (broken left thumb) has begun hitting off a tee, and according to manager Manny Acta, the right fielder could begin taking batting practice within the next 7-10 [...] Read More…

Browns: Cornerback Eric Wright picks fresh start in Detroit

The Browns are likely in the market for a cornerback after Eric Wright chose to sign with the Detroit Lions rather than return to Cleveland.
Wright, a second-round pick in 2007, announced on Twitter early this morning that he was headed to Detroit. He reportedly signed a one-year deal.
“Much love to all my Cleveland supporters.. Thanks [...] Read More…

UPDATE: Morning blaze scorches barn in Wadsworth Twp.

A backhoe operator clears out debris Friday afternoon at the site of a barn fire, which occurred at Ramsier Willow Spring Farm in Wadsworth Township. The blaze scorched heavy equipement, such as a tractors, trailers and bobcats, along with straw and hay. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE GRAZIER)

WADSWORTH TWP. — A barn used mainly to store a large amount of heavy equipment at Ramsier’s Willow Spring Farm burnt to the ground early this morning. The 80-by-80-foot wood, metal and steel structure caught fire shortly before 4 a.m. today, and more than 30 firefighters from multiple agencies were called to the scene to Read More…