September 20, 2014

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Medina County seeks aid in razing vacant houses

Steve Hambley

MEDINA — With money from a state grant program, dilapidated houses that are eyesores and devalue surrounding properties could be razed. County commissioners decided Wednesday to seek $500,000 from the Moving Ohio Forward grant fund, a program of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine that aims to demolish deteriorating, foreclosed or vacant houses to improve the Read More…

Local speller makes semis in national bee

Sunny Levine

WASHINGTON — Fifty spellers, including Sunny Levine, of Medina, advanced Wednesday to the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Vanya Shivashankar, a 10-year-old fifth-grader from Olanthe, Kan., was the only competitor to earn a perfect score in the preliminary rounds. Those included two words spelled onstage and a 50-word computer test. Shivashankar’s older sister, Read More…

Medina chiropractor protests former employer

Chiropractor Glenn Bogazot, of Medina, pickets Wednesday afternoon outside the office of his former employer, chiropractor John N. Heary, at 433 W. Liberty St. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

MEDINA — A local chiropractor picketed outside his former office Wednesday afternoon because he said his boss did not tell him about a fraud investigation when he was hired. Dr. Glenn Bogazot, of Medina, carried a sign that read “Stop Fraud Dr. Heary Indicted” outside the office of chiropractor John N. Heary, 433 W. Liberty Read More…

Main Street Medina plans to fix, sell homes

MEDINA — Main Street Medina and other groups are planning to renovate several historic houses and resell them to revitalize neighborhoods. The project, called ReNew Medina, is based on a similar program in Wooster. Brian Harr, senior lender with Western Reserve Bank, said the bank was involved with the Main Street Wooster project, which bought Read More…

Brunswick Crime Waves for May 31

Brunswick police Friday, May 18 1:45 a.m. — 2160 Pinewood Drive, marijuana reportedly found during a traffic stop. Raymond Shriver III, 18, of 1410 Yale Drive, charged with drug abuse. Charges also are pending against a 17-year-old juvenile. Saturday, May 19 12:54 a.m. — Speedway, 3220 Center Road, an officer reportedly found synthetic marijuana in Read More…

Good fishin’ at Lake Medina

James Cawley, 59, of LaGrange, catches a large-mouth bass Wednesday evening at Lake Medina in Medina Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

Cavs land No. 4 pick in draft lottery

CLEVELAND — Nick Gilbert’s luck ran out Wednesday night at the NBA Draft Lottery.
The 15-year-old son of Cavs owner Dan Gilbert could not duplicate his 2011 success while representing the organization on stage in New York City, as Cleveland wound u… Read More…

Tribe in a slide? Indians drop series to Royals

CLEVELAND — The Indians have talked a good game all season long, but for one of the few times this year, they aren’t walking the walk.
With an opportunity to bounce back from a disappointing sweep in Chicago, injury-depleted Cleveland instead dropp… Read More…

Obituaries for May 31, 2012

Roberta “Robbie” Becker Joseph Discenzo Robert C. “Pete” Fearer Thomas A. Loesch Sandra Lee Schindelholz Betty J. Sveda Hester L. Waggy Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Royals 6, Indians 3: Tribe drops series to KC

CLEVELAND — The Indians have talked a good game all season long, but for one of the few times this year, they aren’t walking the walk.
With an opportunity to bounce back from a disappointing sweep in Chicago, injury-depleted Cleveland instead d… Read More…