August 29, 2014

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Police: Man stopped twice in one day for pot in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — A city resident reportedly was caught with marijuana in his car twice on the same day, and the second time allegedly tried to swallow it before he was arrested, according to police. Robert Tracy, 21, of 4281 Beverly Hills Drive, Apt. 337, was charged with several drug- and traffic-related offenses Thursday. According to Read More…

Brunswick Schools seek levy renewal for March 6 election

BRUNSWICK — A renewal levy for Brunswick Schools on the March 6 ballot aims to keep the district in good financial standing, according to school officials. The district is asking voters to renew a 2-mill emergency levy that brings in $2.021 million for the district every year. The cost to homeowners is $64.31 a year Read More…

Man drives off I-271 ramp

GRANGER TWP. — A Streetsboro man was transported to the hospital Friday morning after driving off an interstate exit ramp into a ravine. Gregory Martin, 49, was heading north in a 2012 Toyota Camry on Interstate 271 about 10:15 a.m. Friday when he veered off the ramp to Ridge Road, went down a 120-foot embankment Read More…

Commissioners challenged

Incumbent Patricia G. Geissman, of Lodi, is being challenged in the March 6 Republican primary by political newcomer Jason T. Stevenson. Geissman first was elected in 1992 and was the county’s first female county commissioner. In her 20th year as commissioner, Geissman previously served on Lodi Village Council. Stevenson, of Montville Township, has never sought Read More…

Medina may hike water rates

MEDINA — The city is looking to raise water rates to bring in $300,000 a year to help cover its dwindling water budget. Ward 3 Councilman Mark Kolesar, chair of City Council’s Water and Utilities Committee, said the increase could come as early as July. The committee heard recommendations from the city’s Utility Rate Review Read More…

Obituaries for February 25, 2012

Richard Moore “Bud” Follansbee Jackie France Una Pfaff – Johnson Joseph H. Kellwood Dorothy F. Schott Patricia Ann Seeley Hubert Stollar Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

A storybook ending eludes the Grizzlies at West Gym

WADSWORTH — Among the estimated 2,200 fans who attended the West Gym finale Friday at Wadsworth High was an invisible woman named Destiny. Much to the devastation of the Sea of Red that intimidated opponents into submission faithfully for 33 seasons, she was wearing Highland green and black. Final score: Hornets 37, Grizzlies 35 in Read More…

Grady Sizemore likely to miss Tribe’s opener

CLEVELAND — It appears Grady Sizemore’s season will begin the same way it did last year — with the three-time all-star and two-time Gold Glove award winner on the disabled list. The Indians announced Friday that the oft-injured Sizemore would likely not be ready for opening day after sustaining a lower back strain back that Read More…

Griffin’s numbers don’t lie

Scott Petrak The Gazette INDIANAPOLIS — The NFL world learned Friday what Baylor’s Robert Griffin III has known for some time: He’s tall enough to play quarterback in the NFL, confident in his ability to master a pro offense and comfortable in his skin — and socks. Griffin was the focus of much of the Read More…

Rininger, Gordon get shot of confidence

Brad Bournival The Gazette ASHLAND — Anyone who tells a wrestler what happened last week doesn’t matter should go into the air conditioning business during the cold winter months in Ohio. Matches won in sectional finals certainly matter, and Friday’s Ashland Division I District proved that. That especially held true in the 152-pound weight class, Read More…