Archive for November 19th, 2012
MEDINA — A record number of people showed up for this year’s Candlelight Walk weekend.
“Overall I think the crowd was very much larger this year than last year, both for the parade and the fireworks,” said Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell.
When Gabrielle Bulic entered high school, she thought her future was all planned out.
She expected to focus on her studies and play basketball, which then would allow her to do the same for four more years in college.
Fate, however, intervened …Read More
By Stephen Hawkins
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Cleveland Browns were already hampered with starting cornerback Joe Haden injured.
All those penalties against the defensive backs who did play certainly didn’t help, especially on the drive that allowed the Dallas Cowboys to force overtime.
MEDINA — Marisa Scullin always looks at the big picture.
While the standout defender wanted to find a college where she could continue her soccer career, she also knew the next four years will help decide what she’s going to do for the rest of her life.
The Gazette MVP and All-Ohio selection …Read More
By Rob Maaddi
PHILADELPHIA — If Evan Turner strives for consistency over perfection, he could end up fulfilling the lofty expectations of a No. 2 overall draft pick.
Turner had 19 points, a career-high nine assists and six rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the reeling Cleveland Cavaliers 86-79 Sunday night.
“Evan shows flashes,” Sixers coach Doug …Read More
MEDINA — It’s becoming a trend with Medina pitchers.
Cory Teachout made his pitch to Ashland. The Eagles responded with a scholarship offer and a chance to compete for playing time as a freshman.
The combination vault-ed the D-II school above Heidelberg, Lake Erie, Baldwin Wallace and Mount Union, and Teachout recently signed his letter …Read More
MEDINA — Two of the quintuplets born to Leann and Jacob Alferio are expected to come home from the hospital at the end of this week.
The rest are expected home by Christmas.
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Harrisville Township trustees, regular meeting, 8 p.m., township hall, 209 Railroad St., Lodi.
Highland Board of Education, regular meeting, 7 p.m., Hinckley Elementary School, 1586 Center Road, Hinckley Township.
Hinckley Township trustees, regular meeting, 7 p.m., administration building, 1410 Ridge Road.
Lafayette Township trustees, regular meeting, 6:30 …Read More
CANTON — A 21-year-old Northeast Ohio native who wants to become a physician and work in the area of health policy is one of 32 American students named Sunday as Rhodes Scholars for 2013.
Micah Johnson, of Canton, was selected Saturday for the award that pays all expenses for up to four years of study at …Read More
MEDINA — Credit rating firm Moody’s Investor Service has awarded the city’s latest bond issue an Aa1 rating — the second highest rating possible.
Moody’s also re-affirmed the city’s overall credit rating at Aa1.
“Most of the entities that are Aaa (the highest possible rating) are either much larger or much, much wealthier,” said city finance director …Read More