October 31, 2014

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Medina County transit riders were up in 2011

A worker cleans the inside of the new Medina County Public Transit facility earlier this month. (GAZETTE FILE PHOTO)

LAFAYETTE TWP. — Medina County Public Transit moved into its new $2.5 million building Jan. 7 and on Monday released data for 2011. • Medina Loop ridership: 21,473 for 2011, an increase of 3,010 passenger trips, or 16.3 percent, from 2010. • On-demand ridership: 80,561, an increase of 3,266 (4 percent) from 2010. • MCPT Read More…

Medina County Court Log for Jan. 31

The following people appeared in common pleas court Monday, according to Medina County Prosecutor Dean Holman: • Thomas Ady, 35, of Cherokee Lane, Creston, was sentenced to five years of community control sanctions, with seven days in jail, on one count of illegal processing of drug documents, a fourth-degree felony. • Quay Barber, 45, of Read More…

Obituaries for Jan. 31, 2012

Stanley F. Bland Ernest E. Bolton, Jr. Jackson “Jack” Cogar Richard L. Indoe John Johnson Edward Glenn Myers Kathryn Elizabeth Roseberry Ronald G. Sanders Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

177 take a polar plunge in Chippewa Lake for charity

Medina residents, from left, Holly and Tom Cifranic, Scott Rasper and John Kozar plunge into the chilly Chippewa Lake water Saturday afternoon as part of the 2012 Polar Bear Run, Walk and Jump. (STEVE GRAZIER / GAZETTE)

CHIPPEWA LAKE — About a 180 people were “splishing-and-a-splashing” on a Saturday afternoon in 35-degree water for a good cause. The second annual Polar Bear Run, Walk and Jump benefited the village’s Crosspointe Church Community meal program and Feeding Medina County Initiative. The plunge also generated a few bucks for the Chippewa Lake Lions Club, Read More…

Patrick Hewit named to Cloverleaf commission

Daryl Kubilus

COLUMBUS — The first of five members of a financial planning and supervision commission for Cloverleaf Schools was appointed Friday. Patrick Hewit, of Westfield Center, received a phone call Friday from the Gov. John R. Kasich’s office asking if he would accept the appointed position. “My first thought was anything I could do to help Read More…

Obituaries for January 30, 2012

Stanley F. Bland Jonathan E. Brown Bernadette M. Mize-Quitter-Cardarelli Jackson “Jack” Cogar Gerald F. Geringer Jerome C. Hippler John Johnson Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Obituaries for Jan. 28, 2012

Helen Barabas Jonathan Brown Robert Myers Georgann Welty Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Blue Devils bounce back with win against North Royalton

Brunswick’s Zach Parker is fouled by North Royalton’s Nick Krempasky on a layup attempt in the second quarter (GAZETTE PHOTO BY AARON JOSEFCZYK)

BRUNSWICK — When it comes to playing poorly in consecutive games this season, Brunswick boys basketball team has been Teflon. Bad things simply don’t stick to these Blue Devils. Brunswick had a week to sit on a 30-point loss to Mentor that featured 28 turnovers. With North Royalton making the trek across town and Blue Read More…

Wrestling: The Bees still have a shot at crown

Matt Hogue

CUYAHOGA FALLS — Matt Hogue was the hero and Medina wrestling coach Chad Gilmore picked up his 99th career dual meet victory in a dramatic come-from-behind 34-27 win over Cuyahoga Falls on Thursday. The Bees (5-4, 3-2) kept their Northeast Ohio Conference River Division title hopes alive with the win. Trailing by 21, Medina rattled Read More…

Boys basketball: The Comets shoot down Bees

The Bees' Billy Geschke slices through the defense in the second quarter. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

By Chad Grant MEDINA — Behind a stellar shooting night and big fourth-quarter run, the Solon boys basketball team held on to knock off Medina 64-55 Friday in Northeast Ohio Conference cross-divisional play. The Comets (4-9, 2-4) made 51 percent (24-of-47) of their shots and, after scoring the first eight points of the fourth quarter, Read More…