October 26, 2014

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Rustic Hills work on sewer expected to be done in summer

Ron Elliot, construction worker for Elite Excavating Inc. of Mansfield, motions for gravel to be dumped around a pipe during sewer construction Tuesday in the 5300 block of River Styx Road in Montville Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY MICHELLE SPREHE)

MONTVILLE TWP. — Three months into the county’s sewer project in the Rustic Hills neighborhood, pump installations are expected to be complete by early summer. More than 220 residences are affected by the project, which started after the neighborhood homeowner’s association inquired about water quality in the area, county Sanitary Engineer Jim Troike said Tuesday. Read More…

Prosecutor: Teen suspect in Chardon is ‘not well’

T.J. Lane, a suspect in Monday’s shooting of five students at Chardon High School, is taken Tuesday into juvenile court by Geauga County deputies in Chardon. Three of the five students wounded in the attacks have since died. (AP PHOTO)

CHARDON — The teenager accused of killing three students in a shooting rampage in a high school cafeteria chose his victims at random and is “someone who’s not well,” a prosecutor said Tuesday as the slightly built young man appeared in juvenile court. T.J. Lane, 17, admitted taking a .22-caliber pistol and a knife to Read More…

Medina High School’s Latin Club brings home 46 awards

Medina High School Latin Club students participated in the 62nd annual Ohio Junior Classical League Convention and brought home 46 awards. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Medina High School’s Latin Club members participated in the 62nd annual Ohio Junior Classical League Convention and brought home 46 awards. Nearly 1,000 students attended the convention. Medina’s Latin Club came in 14th in overall points and fifth per capita based on the number of delegates. The students competed in a variety of contests — Read More…

Three days left to vote early in primary election

MEDINA TWP. — If anyone wants to beat the Election Day rush Tuesday, three days remain to vote early in the primary. As of Monday, 2,671 of Medina County’s 121,954 registered voters had taken advantage of the early voting process, said Carol Lawler, deputy director of the county board of elections. “The number of people Read More…

Medina Crime Waves for Feb. 29, 2012

Medina Township police Tuesday, Feb. 21 1:17 p.m. — 2700 block Pearl Road, wallet containing $100 reported stolen. Monday, Feb. 27 5:17 p.m. — 4095 Pearl, Jason R. Zappe, 28, of 515 W. Liberty St., Medina, was charged with theft after allegedly stealing a pair of shoes at Kohl’s. 8:03 p.m. — Walmart, 4141 Pearl Read More…

Obituaries for Feb. 29, 2012

Matthew R. Weaver Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Bob Lake to be back in charge at Cloverleaf

WESTFIELD TWP. — One man has been part of any success the Cloverleaf football team has had in the past 25 years — and this season he will be back in charge. Bob Lake, the winningest coach in school history, was hired Tuesday to replace Doug Haas, who resigned last month to become head man Read More…

Study taps 65,000 jobs, $4.9 billion boost to Ohio shale

COLUMBUS — An academic team enlisted by Ohio’s business sector is predicting in a new study that oil and gas drilling will mean 65,000 jobs and an almost $4.9 billion increase in the state’s economy by 2014. Findings of the eight-month study were released today. It was commissioned by the Ohio Shale Coalition, a partnership Read More…

Police say Ohio deer saves woman from assault

OXFORD, Ohio — Authorities say a woman under assault got some crucial help from a darting deer. Police in this western Ohio college town said a man was choking her with her purse straps and punching her in the forehead when a deer jumped up and raced past, scaring the man away. Sgt. Jon Varley Read More…

Officials say student declared brain dead in Chardon shooting

CHARDON, Ohio — A student wounded in an Ohio school shooting has been declared brain dead, authorities said today, the second reported fatality in an attack that began when a teenager opened fire in the cafeteria at a suburban Cleveland high school a day earlier. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office received the word about Read More…