Archive for December 5th, 2012
MEDINA — City Council tackled the controversial issue of fracking for the first time Tuesday.
About 40 people attended the special Legislation Committee meeting, which featured several speakers, including residents from Broadview Heights who succeeded in getting a charter amendment passed to ban new oil and gas drilling in their city.
MEDINA — A Montville Township man convicted in October of sexually assaulting a teenage girl was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday, accused of raping another teenage girl.
Patrick J. Shank, 45, of 5170 Chippewa Road, is scheduled for a Dec. 13 arraignment before Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler on 12 first-degree felony counts of …Read More
MEDINA TWP. — The Medina County Community Fund is hoping the Kardiac Kids can score some last-minute holiday donations for local charities.
On Saturday, the Medina County Community Fund hosts its “Fall into Winter” fundraiser at the Weymouth Country Club, featuring 13 players and coaches of the 1980 Cleveland Browns football team that finished the year …Read More
GRANGER TWP. — Highland boys basketball coach Michael Murphy needn’t have worried about his team coming out flat.
After losing by two points in an emotional season opener at Brecksville on Saturday and with Suburban League rival Green coming up on Friday, the Hornets dominated from start to finish Tuesday en route to a 67-35 non-league …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Brennan Magalski’s “Decision” didn’t carry a lot of hoopla — until Tuesday night.
The Brunswick student section was chanting the 6-foot-4 junior’s name as he made three clutch 3-pointers in a 60-41 non-league victory over North Olmsted.
By Chad Grant
YORK TWP. — In a game where momentum was more fickle than a child trying to decide what he wanted for Christmas, the team that made the last run was the winner.
With both teams trading scoring runs, big plays, bigger shots and turnovers Tuesday night, the Buckeye boys basketball team finally kept things …Read More
PARMA HTS. — Northeast Ohio boys basketball fans should remember the name Lawrynce Johnson because they’ll be hearing a lot of it over the next three seasons.
The sophomore point guard erupted for a career-high 37 points, six rebounds and four assists Tuesday in leading Holy Name to a 63-54 non-league victory over Cloverleaf.
Johnson …Read More
DOYLESTOWN — The Black River boys basketball team got behind big early and never recovered Tuesday in an 86-41 non-league loss to Chippewa.
The Pirates (0-2) trailed 31-5 after the first quarter, 50-17 at the half and 71-26 after three periods.
The balanced Chipps (2-0) received double-digit scoring totals from Bailey Breitenstine
(16 points), Brian Benedict (14), Billy …Read More
MEDINA — Eleven people, including a woman who is accused of ramming her truck into her ex-husband’s garage, were indicted by a grand jury Wednesday.
Jeananne M. Trout, 37, of San Antonio, was indicted on one charge of burglary, a third-degree felony. She was arrested Nov. 13 after admitting to slamming her pickup into …Read More
HARRISVILLE TWP. — A 37-year-old Lodi man who was ejected from his car after it collided with a tractor-trailer early Tuesday morning at U.S. Route 224 and Vandemark Road was listed in serious condition at an Akron hospital this morning.