November 27, 2014

Medina
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Another strong season is expected for volleyball

The Gazette’s Brian Dulik previews Medina County volleyball: Black River Coach: Courtney Dieter (8th year). Assistant coaches: Sarah Wagner. Last year: 13-11, 5-8 in Patriot Athletic Conference (6th place). Home-court advantage: 17-36 over last five seasons, 7-3 in 2010. Letterwinners lost: Cassondra Zumack (All-Gazette), Maleah Ferriman, Holly Jaycox, Kelly Hozan, Megan Holly. Returning letterwinners: Taylor Read More…

Tribe’s offense rises to the occasion vs. Oakland

CLEVELAND — The Indians got another quality pitching performance Tuesday night at Progressive Field. And this time they even mixed in some offense. Another strong effort from Cleveland’s pitching staff was backed by rare run support, with the Indians using the combination to turn back Oakland 6-2 for their fourth win in five games. Injuries Read More…

Medina teachers make ‘major concessions’ in one-year contract

Randy Stepp

MEDINA — Medina teachers will not receive a base salary increase this year and will pay more for health care, according to the one-year contract the school board approved Monday night. Superintendent Randy Stepp said a one-year agreement is rare, but legally the district cannot engage in a contract for more than a year when Read More…

Art project at community center stresses Medina’s unity

Artist and former Medina resident Piyali Banerjie creates a mural Tuesday at the Medina Community Recreation Center. The 26-year-old began painting Monday and expected to finish Tuesday night. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DANI ORR)

MEDINA — Former city resident and artist Piyali Banerjie was inspired two weeks ago to bring her talents to Medina. From the United States to India, Banerjie’s work has graced the sides of buildings and other structures. The New York City resident most recently spent three months in New Orleans appreciating folk art displayed across Read More…

Medina Crime Waves for Aug. 31, 2011

Medina police Friday, Aug. 26 10:45 p.m. — 700 block Miner Drive, Ira Lynch, 61, of 725 Miner Drive, Apt. E9, Medina, was charged with menacing after an altercation with a neighbor. Sunday, Aug. 28 3:50 a.m. — 500 block Birch Hill Drive, Camren Pack, 19, of Columbia Station, was charged with underage consumption. Medina Read More…

Local veterans receive combat medals

Medina County Veterans Service Director Ed Zackery presents medals earned by Staff Sgt. Antonio Lenzi to his widow, Mary Lenzi. Lenzi’s son Anthony, left, who served four years in the Marines, and his girlfriend, Nikki, right, attended the ceremony. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JUDD SMERGLIA)

Ohio veterans who earned medals in combat but never received them or whose medals were lost or destroyed received overdue and replacement medals during a ceremony Saturday afternoon before the Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division Charity Game at Cleveland Browns Stadium. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Avon, presented medals to 12 Northeast Ohio veterans or their families, Read More…

Public meetings slated for Aug. 31, 2011

TODAY Spencer Township Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., town hall, 112 N. Main St. Westfield Center Board of Public Affairs, 3 p.m., municipal building, 6701 Greenwich Road. THURSDAY Brunswick City Council, economic development committee, 5:30 p.m.; parks, recreation and community committee, immediately following economic development; planning and zoning committee, immediately following parks and rec; Read More…

Indians 6, A’s 2: Offense backs Gomez

CLEVELAND — The Indians got another quality pitching performance Tuesday night at Progressive Field. And this time they even mixed in some offense.
Another strong effort from Cleveland’s pitching staff was backed by rare run support, with the Indians using the combination to turn back Oakland 6-2 for their fourth win in five games.
Injuries have depleted [...] Read More…

Indians notes: LaPorta sent down

CLEVELAND — As expected, right-hander Jeanmar Gomez was recalled from Triple-A Columbus to start Tuesday night against Oakland. What wasn’t expected was the player he replaced on the 25-man roster.
To clear room for Gomez, first baseman Matt LaPorta was optioned to Columbus, leaving the big league roster for the first time this season.
“We’re in a [...] Read More…

Unemployment in Medina County dips slightly in July

MEDINA — The unemployment rate in Medina County, which increased somewhat in June, dipped one-tenth of a percent last month, according to state data. The unemployment rate in July was 6.9 percent, which was down from June’s 7 percent, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. “It looks like were Read More…