October 24, 2014

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Degree Days — How They Figure In Your Energy-Use Calculations

Degree days are a unit of measurement used to relate the day’s temperature to its energy demands.  This unit of measurement was developed by heating engineers who wanted an easy way to determine the demand for fuel to heat buildings by relating it to each day’s temperatures. As the name suggests, cooling degree days are designated for Read More…

State confirms 2 human cases of West Nile virus

COLUMBUS — The state has confirmed this year’s first two human cases of West Nile virus in Ohio, amid a sharp increase in mosquitoes found carrying West Nile. The Ohio Department of Health said today that a 19-year-old woman has been hospitalized in Cuyahoga County with meningitis related to the potentially dangerous virus. Officials also Read More…

New compliance program at Ohio State to get updated

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s top financial official planned to update university trustees today on a review of campus compliance programs in the wake of the football team’s memorabilia scandal. Trustees announced in June the university would review all compliance practices, not just those in the athletic department. The review comes as Ohio State tries to Read More…

Ohio union law ballot issue passes deadline

COLUMBUS — The deadline for removing a repeal question on Ohio’s contentious collective bargaining law from the fall ballot passed Monday without fanfare, positioning voters to decide the fate of the law in November. Passing the deadline doesn’t prevent Republican leaders and opponents of the law from reaching a deal later to change or toss Read More…

The Medina County Home represents residents well

One day last month, I took a walk around the Medina County Home with my 11-year-old daughter while we awaited our turn to visit with the home’s superintendent, Lynn Remington. The picnic pavilion was packed with residents, public officials, and staff from various county departments — all there to enjoy lunch together and to share Read More…

Obituaries for Aug. 30, 2011

Jordyn L. Burgess Catherine Jeannette (Starry) Coulter Georgi A. George Joseph J. Maloney Robert W. Robinson Craig Andrew Ruch Claude E. Rundle Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Girls soccer: Hornets erase bad memory against Buckeye

Highland’s Courtney Kohmann, left, passes the ball past Buckeye’s Jordan Davis. The Hornets erased memories from a disappointing scoreless draw  against the Bucks last season. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

GRANGER TWP. — Although it had been almost a full calendar year since Highland’s girls soccer team played Buckeye, to Olivia Petek it felt like it was yesterday. The Hornets walked off the pitch with a disappointing scoreless draw against their non-league rival and Monday the team was determined to not let it happen again. Read More…

Tribe claims just enough hits to beat Oakland

Cleveland’s Carlos Santana points up after hitting a solo home run off Oakland starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy in the seventh inning. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — The Indians didn’t generate a lot of offense — surprise, surprise — but they did do enough to get a much-needed win Monday night at Progressive Field. Entering a game in third place for the first time all season, the Indians mustered a couple timely hits, then let their pitching do the rest Read More…

High school tennis: Hornets cruise by the Colts

Taylor Supeck

GRANGER TWP. — Cloverleaf was no problem at all for Highland in Suburban League girls tennis action Monday, falling 5-0 in a Suburban League match in which the Hornets dropped just five games. Highland (4-2, 2-1) got double-bagels from first singles player Nicole Hadler and No. 2 Ashley Lengel, while No. 3 Allie Welch won Read More…

Golf: Grizzlies slip by Nordonia

MACEDONIA — Aaron Crookes shot a 6-over-par 42 Monday at Ellsworth Meadows to lead the Wadsworth boys golf team to a narrow 173-174 Suburban League victory over Nordonia. The Grizzlies also got a 43 from Mac Jones and 44s from Ryan Salem and Tony Hogan. In other matches: Green 153, Highland 163 HINCKLEY TWP. — Read More…