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Wounded dog wandering in Wadsworth is now recovering

Wadsworth police found a male Great Dane mix Monday with an apparent gunshot wound. The owner is unknown. The dog is recuperating at the Medina County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY MICHELL SPREHE)

MEDINA — A dog that was shot behind his left ear is recuperating after police discovered him in Wadsworth. The Great Dane mix, whose temporary name is Zeus, was found Monday wandering around Franklin Elementary School, 200 Takacs Drive, and was handed over to the Medina County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Read More…

Brunswick police seek help in vehicle break-ins

BRUNSWICK — A rash of thefts from unlocked vehicles hit city neighborhoods over Thanksgiving weekend. Five vehicles reportedly were entered Saturday and early Sunday morning, according to police reports. Saturday’s thefts occurred on Kent Drive, Keswick Drive, Bennington Boulevard and the 400 block of Pearl Road, and were reported to police between 6 a.m. and Read More…

St. Francis Xavier School earns a blue ribbon

Boy Scouts Seamus Wilson, left, and Matthew Slisko, eighth-graders at St. Francis Xavier School, prepare to hoist the Blue Ribbon flag Nov. 22. St. Francis was the only school in Medina County to earn a blue ribbon from the U.S. Department of Education this year. (PHOTO COURTESY OF LISAHEYDINGER)

St. Francis Xavier School in Medina celebrated earning its national recognition of excellence on Nov. 22 with a special Mass of thanksgiving and the raising of the official Blue Ribbon flag. Diocese of Cleveland Bishop Richard Lennon, who presided at the Mass, praised the students, faculty and administrators for becoming one of only 304 public Read More…

Medina Crime Waves for Nov. 30, 2011

Medina police Thursday, Nov. 24 11:33 a.m. — 300 block S. Court St., items were reported stolen from a gas station bathroom. 11:42 p.m. — 1000 block N. Court St., a locksmith was called for a customer locked in a gas station bathroom. Friday, Nov. 25 8:35 a.m. — AT&T, 1088 N. Court St., an Read More…

Feisty Herman Cain presses on with presidential bid in Ohio

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — His campaign rocked anew, a feisty Herman Cain claimed a “groundswell of positive support” from backers on today and accused critics of trying to derail his White House bid as he worked to stem the fallout of allegations of a 13-year extramarital affair. “They’re attacking my character, my reputation and my Read More…

Embattled presidential hopeful Herman Cain to visit Ohio

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — With a new cloud over his presidential campaign, Republican Herman Cain plans a three-stop Ohio swing that could test the impact of the latest allegation of inappropriate behavior. The former pizza executive planned to begin today with a rally in a GOP-dominated area of southwest Ohio in West Chester, head to Read More…

Obituaries for Nov. 30, 2011

Dale Jerome Bittner James A. Manning Travis M. Parker Ernest O. Schemmel Chris Themes Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Furnace Efficiency Is Only Part Of The Equation — The Role Of Your Thermostat And Ductwork

While you can spend lots of money making sure you get the most energy-efficient furnace possible, it can never live up to its potential if you aren’t properly utilizing your thermostat and ductwork. All three components work together to determine furnace efficiency, so understanding their interplay will help you save the most money. Your furnace Read More…

Ohio Gov. Kasich mulls forgiving all welfare mistakes

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s governor says he’s considering whether the state should be collecting any accidental welfare overpayments, including from within the past decade. Multiple media outlets report Gov. John Kasich indicated Monday that he doesn’t like the idea of going after money in what he said amounts to punishing people for the state’s mistakes. The Read More…

Fire burns 6 campers at an Ohio storage facility

FAIRFIELD, Ohio — Authorities say a fire that burned six recreational vehicles at a southwest Ohio storage facility is considered suspicious. Fire Chief Steve Miller in Butler County’s Ross Township estimated that hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage was done by the fire reported early Monday at Southwest RV Service and Storage. It took Read More…