October 20, 2014

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County Board of Elections office wants move to larger facility

Steve Hambley

MEDINA — Medina County commissioners are considering a proposal made today by the Board of Elections to relocate the county office in 2013. The Medina County Board of Elections Office wants to begin moving in June from 4210 N. Jefferson St. to 3800 Stonegate Drive. The relocation would provide more space for the office’s eight Read More…

Marcy Elizabeth Herman

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Marcy Elizabeth Herman, 33, of Brunswick, went home to be with the Lord after a long courageous battle with cancer on Friday, December 7, 2012. She was surrounded by those she loved. Marcy was born on October 7, 1979; graduated from Brunswick High School in 1998, and received her BFA degree in textiles from Kent Read More…

Last of Alferio five born Oct. 7 released from hospital Saturday

The Alferio family, of Medina, gathered their quintuplets at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland on Saturday to bring home the last one. From left, Leann Alferio 31, holds Leighton and Kensley; Leann’s daughter, Lexi Pullum, 10, holds Brooklynn; and Jacob Alferio, 28, holds Giovanni and Jade. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

The Alferio family welcomed the last of their quintuplets home for the holidays Saturday. Born Oct. 7 to parents Leann and Jacob Alferio of Medina, the five babies were about eight weeks premature and came home from the hospital gradually. The family took the four infants already home — Giovanni, a boy, and girls Kensley, Read More…

Top Medina County dogs, in name and breed, are revealed

Champion Sea Mist El Zorro the Fox — yes, that’s the dog’s name — is a 10-year-old Kerry blue terrier. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

MEDINA — JoAnn Koneval is among the one in four Medina County householders with a licensed dog as a pet. But Koneval has one of the more unusual ones: a Kerry blue terrier, a breed of dog that can cost up to $1,500 for a puppy. Koneval, 66, of Liverpool Township, has been showing Kerry Read More…

Gas prices in Ohio continue downward trend

From staff and wire reports COLUMBUS — Ohio gas prices are continuing to head south this winter. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in the Buckeye State was $3.35 in today’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s 2 cents lower than a week ago, Read More…

Browns win third-straight game in dominating fashion

Cleveland’s John Hughes sacks Kansas City’s Brady Quinn. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAVID RICHARD)

CLEVELAND — A three-game winning streak is unusual for the Browns. A blowout victory is even rarer. The Browns pulled off the long-overdue double dip Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium, handling the Kansas City Chiefs 30-7. “It was a great feeling to be on the sideline and watch our offense kneel the ball,” linebacker D’Qwell Read More…

All Gazette: Hornets’ Bruce Kinsey nearly led football team to D-II playoffs

Highland quarterback Bruce Kinsey is the 2012 Gazette football MVP. (PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY RON SCHWANE)

Intangibles are impossible to measure. They come in all forms, can be invisible to the untrained eye and are downright annoying to the opposition. Highland quarterback Bruce Kinsey isn’t blessed with Peyton Manning size — and rocket arm, for that matter — or Cam Newton’s legs. What Kinsey has, however, is everything coach Tom Lombardo Read More…

Girls basketball: Bees shine in the clutch vs. N. Royalton

Medina’s Alexis Smith scrambles for a loose ball against North Royalton’s Nikki Newman. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

MEDINA — Punch, counterpunch. That’s how Medina’s girls basketball game with North Royalton went Saturday. The Bees finally came up with the knockout blow in the fourth quarter and earned a hard-fought 59-53 win to open Northeast Ohio Conference River Division play. Medina (5-0, 1-0) threw the first punch, taking an early 14-9 lead while Read More…

Wrestling: Four shine as Wadsworth rolls in Olentangy

Mathias Zollinger

OLENTANGY — Don’t call this a rebuilding year for Wadsworth. A week after winning all four of their duals at Olentangy Liberty, the youthful Grizzlies made a return trip down Interstate 71 and came back with their first tournament title of the season against a 16-team field. Four individuals walked away with wins, including three Read More…

Wadsworth boys, Blue Devils girls earn non-league triumphs in swimming

Hannah McCulloch

BRUNSWICK — The Wadsworth boys and Brunswick girls swimming teams walked away with Medina County bragging rights Saturday night in a dual meet at the Brunswick Community Recreation Center. The Grizzly boys edged the Blue Devils 104-72, while the Brunswick girls dunked Wadsworth 124-52. A balanced effort by Wadsworth’s boys helped them earn the victory, Read More…