July 25, 2014

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Olympics: U.S. wimmer Dana Vollmer wins gold in record time

Dana Vollmer of the United States  celebrates after winning the 100-meter butterfly in record time. (AP PHOTO)

By Paul Newberry LONDON — So much for all those dire predictions of records set during the high-tech bodysuit era standing for decades. They’re falling quickly at the Olympic Aquatics Centre in London. American Dana Vollmer took down another record in the 100-meter butterfly Sunday night, then Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa beat Read More…

Tribe is sliding further behind in AL Central Division

By Dave Campbell MINNEAPOLIS — The Indians are falling behind. After watching the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers make significant trades this week, the Indians saw their deficit in the American League Central race reach a season high. Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer, Brian Duensing threw six smooth innings as a late fill-in Read More…

$50,000 bond set for Brunswick man accused of threatening KSU tweet

William Koberna

BRUNSWICK — A 19-year-old Brunswick resident, accused of threatening in a Twitter post to “shoot up” Kent State University was expected to be released on $50,000, 10 percent bond, after his arraignment this afternoon in Portage County Municipal Court. William Koberna, a 19-year-old sophomore, was ordered, as a condition of  his release to stay away Read More…

Two-car crash in Chatham sends 4 people to area hospitals

A 34-year-old man was flown to Akron General Hospital on Sunday afternoon following a two-car crash at Vandemark Road and state Route 162 in Chatham Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

CHATHAM TWP. — A 34-year-old man was injured after a two-car crash Sunday afternoon at state Route 162 and Vandemark Road. The Ohio Highway Patrol said Gene Grega, 56, of Olmsted Falls, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Vandemark Road at about 2 p.m. when he went through a stop sign at state Read More…

Local golf: Nick Schley is in title hunt

LAFAYETTE TWP. — After his sophomore season for Padua’s golf team last fall, Nick Schley decided that he needed to change his approach to the sport. The Brunswick resident has taken his game to a higher level this summer, which includes building a comfortable lead in the Southwest Junior Golf Tour’s Player of the Year Read More…

Lt. Gov. discusses ways to link companies with qualified workers

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor speaks to a group of business owners at Philpott Rubber Co. in Brunswick on Friday. (JENNIFER PIGNOLET / GAZETTE)

BRUNSWICK — If a company has job openings but can’t find workers qualified for the jobs, how can the economy grow? That was one of several questions addressed at a roundtable discussion among about 15 local business owners and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor at Philpott Rubber Co. in the Industrial Park on Friday. The company Read More…

Public meetings slated for July 30

Editor’s note: Public meeting notices should be emailed to areanews@medina-gazete.com or faxed to (440) 329-7282. TODAY Westfield Center Planning and Zoning Workshop, regular meeting, 7 p.m., Westfield Center Municipal Complex, 6701 Greenwich Road. TUESDAY Medina Board of Education, special meeting to discuss personnel matters and other issues, conference room, 140 W. Washington St. Medina County Read More…

Obituaries for July 30, 2012

Katherine “Kay” A. Dianiska William James Gabriel, Sr. Gerald H. Schmidt Patricia A. Vekas Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Brunswick couple arrested after marijuana delivery

BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick couple was arrested after more than 15 pounds of marijuana was delivered to their home. Gerald “Vegas” Bowerman, 31, and Azya Burden, 20, were charged with possession of marijuana, a third-degree felony. Bowerman and Burden were arrested Thursday after a package containing the marijuana arrived at their apartment at 4252 Bennington Read More…

Indians: Don’t look for big move(s) at deadline

Will they or won’t they? Do they or don’t they?
Will the Indians make a substantial move or two by Tuesday’s trading deadline?
Does the front office go for broke and attempt to win now, rather than look to the future?
Those are the questions on m… Read More…