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Barberton mail carrier honored as a hero for saving lives

Barberton letter carrier Keith McVey is a 30-year post office veteran. (AP FILE PHOTO)

WASHINGTON — A Northeast Ohio letter carrier who has helped save the lives of three people over a period of two decades was honored Thursday for his latest heroics. The National Association of Letter Carriers gave Keith McVey, a 30-year post office veteran from Barberton, its 2011 National Hero of the Year award for his Read More…

Eastern Road bridge closed indefinitely

A bridge has been closed until further notice along Eastern Road between Wadsworth and Newcomer roads in Wadsworth Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE GRAZIER)

The Medina County Highway Engineer’s Office closed a bridge Thursday on Eastern Road between Wadsworth and Newcomer roads in Wadsworth Township. The closure was because of an 11:14 p.m. Wednesday accident. According to the Medina post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, Litchfield Township resident Clint Samples, 35, smashed into a guardrail on the left side Read More…

Wadsworth Crime Waves for Sept. 30, 2011

Wadsworth police Thursday, Sept. 22 11:29 p.m. — 195 Wadsworth Road, an officer was dispatched to Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital for what appeared to be marijuana left in a patient’s room. Clyde M. Brumfield IV, 52, of Rittman, was charged with marijuana possession. Friday, Sept. 23 11:57 a.m. — 100 block Fairlawn Ave., an officer responded to Read More…

Obituaries for Sept. 30, 2011

Susanne Elizabeth Betz Melanie Joy Newsome Nancy R. Schneider Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Hidden camera found in bathroom at Ohio BMV office

MARIETTA, Ohio — Ohio officials have ended their contract with the head of a Bureau of Motor Vehicles office where someone reported finding a camera hidden in a bathroom. The BMV office in Marietta in southeast Ohio was closed today after the camera was reported. The Marietta Times said the office remained closed Wednesday as Read More…

Opponents plan temporary hold on Ohio’s election law

By Ann Sanner COLUMBUS — Opponents of Ohio’s new elections law plan today to submit enough signatures to the state’s top election official to put the measure on temporary hold while they continue to try to get a repeal question on 2012 ballots. Among other changes, the law shortens the pivotal presidential swing state’s early Read More…

Ohio mailman to get lifesaving hero’s award

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Ohio letter carrier who has helped save the lives of three people will be honored at a luncheon Thursday in Washington, D.C., for his latest heroics. Thirty-year post office veteran Keith McVey, of Barberton, will be honored by the National Association of Letter Carriers with its 2011 “National Hero of the Read More…

High school football: Blue Devils face challenge in Mentor’s offense

Brunswick fullback D.J. Osters powers into the end zone vs. Padua. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY AARON JOSEFCZYK)

MENTOR — A quick glance at the numbers and you might think you’re looking at statistics after a few games of Tecmo Bowl. In reality, what Mentor’s football team has done this season goes further than a simple video game. The Cardinals (5-0) entertain Brunswick on Friday in what is easily the toughest test for Read More…

Boys soccer: Medina’s Jared Vidika follows family line of excellence

Medina’s Jared Vidika has made a name for himself as a defender. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

Just a season and a half into his prep career, Medina’s Jared Vidika has established himself as one of the top defenders in Medina County. The sophomore has played since the age of 3, as well as all over the state with the Cleveland Futbol Club, but it was his backyard where Vidika got the Read More…

Cross country notes: Grizzly Invite to feature top teams, runners

There’s no doubt Medina County eyes will be on the Grizzly Invitational cross country meet this weekend, as storylines should dot the Memorial Park course. Whether it’s an anticipated rematch between Wadsworth’s Paige Szabat and Medina’s Anna Boyert or strong team races — especially on the girls side — this weekend should be exciting. “This Read More…