Archive for November, 2012
WESTFIELD TWP. — Officials at Cloverleaf Schools plan to cancel busing for high school students when they return from winter break and have set auctions for three elementary schools following the defeat of a 6.9-mill levy Nov. 6.
Superintendent Daryl Kubilus announced the district’s plans to the Financial Planning and Supervision Commission at its …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Assistant Fire Chief Richard Barber said he was humbled when he learned Chief Jim Baird had named him the city’s firefighter of the year.
“It makes it easy when you have a good boss, good Council, good administration and good staff,” Barber said when he accepted the award Monday night.
Many families in Medina County will have little to look forward to as the holiday season unfolds. To help make the season brighter, The Gazette once again is hosting the Not-Forgotten Box.
The Gazette is partnering again this year with The Salvation Army’s Christmas basket program for its Not-Forgotten Box toy and food drive.
BEREA — Toll increases will help the Ohio Turnpike see record revenue of about $270 million this year.
Turnpike officials reported Thursday that a 10-percent toll increase to start the year, combined with traffic running higher than projected, will generate about $250 million in tolls.
And money from service plaza concessions and other sources will raise year-end …Read More
BEREA — Seven sacks of Dallas quarterback Tony Romo. Eight turnovers forced against the Steelers. A combined 112 rushing yards allowed.
The D-word (dominant) has been used to describe the Cleveland D (defense) the last two weeks, and those involved believe it’s just the beginning.
“Something special …Read More
Cynthia Berry remembers growing up as a “farm girl” in the Black River school district with a love of basketball. When her junior high didn’t have a girls team, she simply went out for the boys team — and made it.
MEDINA — Medina lacrosse standout Megan Wolfgang knew the minute she walked onto the Robert Morris University campus in Pittsburgh, it was the perfect fit.
Wolfgang made it official this month by signing her national letter of intent.
“When I stepped on campus, I just knew I loved it,” she said. “The campus is so …Read More
As a high school athlete at Wadsworth, Elaina Lanson was one of the top swimmers in Ohio.
Now in her second year competing for Georgia Southern University, the former Gazette MVP will test her skills against some of the best in the world at the prestigious AT&T Winter Nationals.
Lanson will swim the …Read More
OAKWOOD — Brandon Lemmerman rolled a 389 series and Mitch Andzelik added a 383 as Brunswick’s boys bowling team rolled over Twinsburg 2,398-2,033 on Thursday.
Andzelik’s 205 in the first game of the Northeast Ohio Conference match was one pin better than teammate Zack Miller, while Lemmerman’s 215 led the Blue Devils (2-0, 2-0) in the second.
Brunswick’s …Read More
ASHLAND — The Cloverleaf girls basketball team fell 65-48 to Ashland on Thursday in non-league action.
The Colts (0-2) were outscored 19-7 in the third quarter, as Mar-iah Mans-perger (21 points) and Alexis Stoops (15) led the Arrows to their third straight victory.
Center Bri Burgos paced Cloverleaf with 12 points and five rebounds. Guard …Read More