August 29, 2014

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Brunswick man indicted in fraud case

A federal grand jury in Cleveland has indicted a 40-year-old Brunswick man, accusing him of playing a role in a scheme that bilked a local church credit bureau of millions in loans. Svetislav Vujovic is charged with one count of financial institution fraud, one count of bribery in connection with the business dealings of a Read More…

Medina alumna is foundation’s first full-time director

Anzalone

MEDINA — For the first time, the Medina City Schools Foundation has a full-time executive director. She is Jennifer Anzalone, a 39-year-old Medina resident and alumna of Medina Schools. Anzalone, who started work last month, said her goal is to expand the foundation’s mission of raising private funds to pay for school programs that otherwise Read More…

RPM OKs dividend for Dec. 28

BRUNSWICK HILLS TWP. — RPM International announced Friday that its board of directors approved pushing up the payment date of its regular quarterly cash dividend to Dec. 28 in a move designed to protect stockholders from higher taxes that might go into effect at the start of the new year. The rescheduled payment replaces the Read More…

Stopper stops Bucks

Buckeye freshman guard Ryan Grauel knocks the ball away from Columbia's  Jay Banyasz during the second quarter. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

Rick Noland The Gazette YORK TWP. — Zach Stopper started it. Then he finished it. After taking an ill-advised shot and getting it blocked, Stopper got the ball right back on a run-out and converted a three-point play to send the Columbia boys basketball team on its way to a 58-51 Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division Read More…

Green defeats Hornets

GREEN — The learning process continues for Highland’s boys basketball team. The Hornets trailed by four points heading into the fourth quarter Friday at Green, but came up well short in a 68-55 Suburban League loss. Highland (1-2, 0-1), which hit eight 3-pointers, was led by 11 points apiece from posts Brennan Scott and Austin Read More…

Hurricanes storm past Pirates

Chad Grant The Gazette  SULLIVAN TWP. — In a matter of minutes, a close game turned into a rout for Brooklyn as it knocked off Black River 60-39 in Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division boys basketball action. The Pirates (0-3, 0-1) knotted the score at 11 early in the second quarter, only to watch the Hurricanes Read More…

Bees swept aside in opener

Brian Dulik The Gazette LYNDHURST — Brush’s boys basketball team did a great impression of Windex on Friday night, cleaning the glass beautifully in its home. The Arcs grabbed 19 offensive rebounds — leading to more than two dozen second-chance points — and dominated the boards from start to finish in a 60-55 non-league victory Read More…

Sophomore takes control for Grizzlies

Cloverleaf's Bishop Woodall goes up for a shot against Wadsworth's Nathan Pound during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

  Albert Grindle The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — Friday could have been the start of something big for Austin White. The sophomore put forth an outstanding all-around performance and led the Wadsworth boys basketball team to a 67-44 Suburban League victory over rival Cloverleaf. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound small forward finished with career highs of 21 Read More…

Cribbs dislikes proposed change

Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — A possible plan to eliminate the kickoff, floated by commissioner Roger Goodell in a Time Magazine article, didn’t go over well with the two mainstays of the Browns’ special teams. “Then they need to change football leagues or call it a different league if they do that,” returner/coverage ace Read More…

Quinn shows leadership

  Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — Brady Quinn will start at quarterback Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Five years ago, this was a foregone conclusion. Quinn was drafted by the Browns No. 22 in the first round in 2007 out of Notre Dame. He grew up in Columbus a Browns fan, and his selection Read More…