Archive for May 2nd, 2012
COLUMBUS — The state and the oil and gas industry are peddling radically different fiscal scenarios while lobbying lawmakers to support or oppose the tax package proposed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
The Republican governor wants to raise the severance tax on oil and gas to 4 percent over time and use proceeds for income-tax cuts. …Read More
WESTFIELD TWP. — Cloverleaf Schools Superintendent Daryl Kubilus presented the state commission overseeing school district finances with a draft of a recovery plan Tuesday that includes numerous cuts and a 6.9-mill emergency levy.
Paul Marshall, chairman of the financial planning and supervision commission, said Cloverleaf already has made about $5 million in cuts. He added that …Read More
COLUMBUS — An Ohio Senate committee is taking another look at a proposal to ban texting while driving in the state.
The bill is slated for revisions and a possible vote today. It would make writing, reading and sending text messages while driving a minor misdemeanor with possible fines of $150.
The GOP-controlled House passed the bill …Read More
Ruth (Zappone) Barucky
Charlene Rae Bernacchia
David William “Bill” Bettiker
Norma J. Buonocore
Dorothy Caroline Miller
Melody D. Neer
Florence M. Sasala
Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/
GRANGER TWP. — In the baseball life of Highland outfielder Jake Suran, the situation late Tuesday afternoon couldn’t have been more heart-pounding.
It was the bottom of the eighth inning. Tie score, bases loaded, two outs and a full count. Tallmadge reliever Nick Robinson had to bring it.
STRONGSVILLE — Brandon Kutrubs is finding it harder and harder to keep one thing under his lid: He’s a big-game pitcher.
That was especially true after the way the senior right-hander threw Tuesday in a 4-0 Northeast Ohio Conference River Division win over Strongsville.
But Kutrubs (6-0) has known that all along because the words …Read More
BRUNSWICK — The Wendy’s High School Heisman winner will continue her athletic and academic careers at Division I Harvard University.
Brunswick senior Selena Pasadyn, who is first in her class with a 4.77 grade-point average and scored a 33 on the ACT, announced Tuesday she will run cross country and track for the Ivy League school.
Buckeye’s Tyler Yurik is one of those guys that will stand in line 90 minutes for a roller coaster ride that lasts around two minutes.
And he would do it all over again.
The junior likes the thrill, but he also appreciates …Read More
MEDINA — The rain-plagued Suburban League Tournament ended with a familiar name reigning over the boys tennis competition.
Cloverleaf sophomore Jacob Dunbar captured his second straight SL first singles championship — and the conference’s player of the year award — Tuesday afternoon.
Dunbar defeated Copley’s Andrew Ong 6-0, 6-2 in the final, completing his six-set …Read More
MEDINA — Don’t let the record fool you. Hudson’s boys lacrosse team is still the defending Division I state champs.
Tuesday night the Explorers showed they have no intentions of giving that crown up just yet.
Hudson held down Medina’s top-ranked attack and beat up the Bees in every statistical category en route to an 18-9 win …Read More