October 23, 2014

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17-year-old Wooster driver hurt in head-on crash on state Route 3

SEVILLE — A 17-year-old Wooster male was flown to the hospital by emergency helicopter Wednesday following a head-on crash with a delivery truck on state Route 3 near Hazelwood Drive. Clay Blair was traveling north in a 2004 Kia Optima on state Route 3 at 2:39 p.m. Wednesday and veered left colliding with a 2003 Read More…

Sandra (Reiter) Pollick

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Sandra (Reiter) Pollick, of West Salem, passed away at the age of 71, Sunday, November 25, 2012. She was born August 29, 1941 in Cleveland, and was the daughter of the late Murray “Bob” and Margaret Reiter of Brook Park. She was a member of the American Legion Post 499 Auxiliary of West Salem, Fraternal Read More…

Larry Edward Duyzer

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Larry Edward Duyzer, 65, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully and surrounded with love Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Stein Hospice care in Sandusky. A long time resident of Brunswick. He was the son of the late Peter and Virginia (nee Rainey) Duyzer. He is survived and missed by his fiancee, Cathy M. Rieth of 16 Read More…

Kathleen Sullivan

Kathleen Sullivan (nee Sutton), 69, of Medina, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. Born April 10, 1943 in Atlanta, Georgia, she has been a long-time resident of Medina, living in Richmond Heights, Ohio, La Costa and Escondido, California. Kathleen was an active member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Read More…

Medina County goes bright red for Mitt Romney

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MEDINA — Most pollsters say high voter turnout favors Democrats — not so in Medina County. Earlier this month, more than 73 percent of registered voters cast ballots in Medina County — well above the state average. But the county voted heavily for Republican challenger Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama. More than 55 percent Read More…

Ohio hunters shot 24 percent more deer on gun season first day

COLUMBUS — Ohio hunters killed 24 percent more deer on the first day of gun season this year compared to last year. The Columbus Dispatch reported that hunters took 29,297 white-tailed deer on Monday, the first day of the week-long gun season. That was a significant increase over the number killed during a soaking rain Read More…

Wadsworth house fire traps man, 80; neighbors kick down door to help

Firefighters battle a house fire Tuesday morning at 463 Wolf Ave. in Wadsworth. Assistant Fire Chief Ron Likley of the Wadsworth Fire Department said the home is a total loss. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE GRAZIER)

WADSWORTH — Neighbors saved an elderly man trapped inside his burning house Tuesday morning. Justin Bell and his fiancee, Kayla Dukes, were driving by the home at 463 Wolf Ave. shortly before noon when they noticed smoke pouring out of the house. The couple stopped and pounded on the door. When no one answered, Bell Read More…

Canton man gets jail time for mocking girl with cerebal palsy

CANTON — A northeast Ohio man accused of making fun of a young girl with cerebral palsy has been sentenced to a month in jail. Canton Municipal Judge John A. Poulos ordered the maximum sentence for 43-year-old William Bailey, who pleaded no contest Tuesday to reduced misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and aggravated menacing. The Read More…

Cavs show few signs of life vs. Suns

Cleveland’s Tyler Zeller, left, gets a rebound ahead of the Suns’ Luis Scola in the second quarter. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers rookie Dion Waiters was part of a double technical when he exchanged words with former Cleveland guard Shannon Brown in the third quarter. Fellow rookie Tyler Zeller got a foul and 34-year-old veteran Jermaine O’Neal received a “T” after they got tangled up in the fourth period. Other than a sensational 20-point, Read More…

Medina’s Connie Gardner prepares for Run Across America

Medina’s Connie Gardner will take part in Run Across Ohio starting Thursday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The run will finish on Sunday at Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium. (COURTESY PHOTO)

MEDINA — Connie Gardner will warm up for what she hopes is a record-setting “Run Across America” by doing a “Run Across Ohio.” The 49-year-old Medina resident will start a 242-mile trek Thursday at Cleveland Browns Stadium and finish it Sunday at Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium, meaning she will average slightly more than 60 miles Read More…