December 19, 2014

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Fishing: AIM Pro Walleye Tour coming to Lake Erie

By Todd Shapiro LORAIN — More than 30 of the top walleye anglers in the Midwest will be trolling Lake Erie beginning today as the AIM Pro Walleye Series makes its first stop at Black River Landing. Lorain is the second stop of the season for the four-year-old series and the first time it has Read More…

Health care fight takes over Medina’s Public Square

State Sen. Larry Obhof, R-Montville Township, speaks to about 60 people who gathered Wednesday on Medina Public Square for the  60 Plus Association’s three-state Healthcare Freedom bus tour. Obhof was part of the legal team that challenged the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s health care reform. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

On the eve of the U.S. Supreme Court’s anticipated decision on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, a Healthcare Freedom bus rolled into Medina on Wednesday. About 60 people gathered on Public Square for the 60 Plus Association’s rally. The group, about 7 million members strong, is known as the conservative alternative Read More…

Spencer Township family seriously injured in buggy crash

Three Spencer Township residents remained hospitalized Wednesday after their Amish buggy was hit from behind by a Ford F-150 pickup in Homer Township just after 9 p.m. Tuesday. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JENNIFER PIGNOLET)

HOMER TWP. — Three Spencer Township residents, including a toddler, remained hospitalized Wednesday after a Tuesday night accident involving their horse-drawn buggy and a pickup on state Route 301. Justin Frey, 28, of Cleveland, was northbound in a Ford F-150 at 9:10 p.m. when it ran into the back of the Amish buggy and pushed Read More…

The new face of Medina County health

Krista Wasowski is the new Medina County Health Department commissioner. (COURTESY PHOTO)

MEDINA — Krista Wasowski and her family are ready to “move home” to Medina County now that she’s landed the job of Medina County Health Department commissioner. Wasowski, of Mansfield, started at the department Monday and officially will become commissioner Sunday. She replaces Dr. Daniel Raub, who after serving as the department’s commissioner and medical Read More…

Record travel month reported for Akron-Canton Airport

GREEN — The Akron-Canton Airport has broken its previous passenger record, topping 158,000 travelers in May. The northeast Ohio airport also says the number of travelers flying to and from the airport increased 12 percent the first five months of this year compared to the same time period in 2011. The (Canton) Repository newspaper reported Read More…

Former Medina bookseller becomes more active with sports store

The former Borders store, 4927 Grande Shops Ave. in Medina Township, will be the new home for MC Sports, now at 990 N. Court St. in Medina. The sports apparel and equipment chain, which is based in Grand Rapids, Mich., has dozens of locations throughout the Midwest. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

MEDINA — A sporting goods store in Medina will move up the road to the building in Medina Township that used to house Borders. MC Sports, 990 N. Court St., was approved to move to the approximately 23,000-square-foot building June 19 by the Medina Township Zoning Commission. Township trustees still must approve the move. Borders Read More…

Colleges in Ohio end smoke breaks from studying

By Julie Carr Smyth COLUMBUS — As a political science major at The Ohio State University, Ida Seitter says, she lit up many a cigarette to help her through the stress of exam season. Right or wrong, they were her security blanket as she toiled through college. Seitter, now 26, was old enough by then Read More…

Obituaries for June 28, 2012

Doug D. Donkin Dorothy B. Nilsson Virginia Mae Ramsey Mary Ellen Spisak Thomas H. Tomsik Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Ohio teenager honored for saving college student

HAMILTON — A southwest Ohio teen has earned a national honor for rescuing a Miami University student who was struggling to keep from drowning in a state lake. Sixteen-year-old Zachary Mortenson, of Seven Mile, is among 23 recipients this year of the Carnegie Medal for extraordinary heroism. He spotted Miami University student Dane Sapp in Read More…

3 people injured in Homer Township buggy crash

An Amish buggy was struck from behind by a pickup truck on Route 301 on Tuesday night. Three people, including a 2-year-old child, were seriously injured, and one horse had to be put down following the crash. (Jennifer Pignolet/Gazette)

HOMER TWP. — Three Spencer residents were injured in a Tuesday night buggy crash on state Route 301. The crash occurred at about 9:10 p.m. Tuesday when a Ford F-150 and Amish horse-drawn buggy collided on Route 301 just south of Black River School Road, according to an Ohio Highway Patrol report. Both the truck Read More…