Archive for December 11th, 2012
MEDINA — The Medina County Board of Elections says it needs bigger quarters.
Board member Bill Heck presented a detailed proposal Monday to county commissioners, who must approve and pay for the relocation.
MEDINA — A Montville Township man was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for having sex with a teenager against her will and supplying her with alcohol.
But Patrick Shank, 45, of 5170 Chippewa Road, could face more prison time as the result of a Dec. 5 indictment that accused him of raping a teenage …Read More
BEREA — When coach Pat Shurmur arrived at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday morning with a two-game winning streak, the latest rumor about his job was making its way through cyberspace.
Alabama coach Nick Saban could be part of a package deal with general manager prospect Mike Lombardi, according to the Boston Globe. Oregon’s Chip Kelly …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Help has arrived. And so have the struggling but talented Los Angeles Lakers.
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving practiced Monday and is expected to be in the starting lineup tonight when Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard and the rest of the Lakers visit Quicken Loans Arena.
Three-time Medina County MVP Ashley Rose of Cloverleaf has moved on to the University of Toledo, but the majority of the 2011-12 All-Gazette gymnastics team is back this winter.
Cloverleaf junior Maddie Brandt, Medina sophomore Samantha Borrelli and Medina senior Megan Kerrigan all competed at the state meet, combining for nine individual berths in the event …Read More
WELLINGTON — Austin Lubinski and Zak Diaz were on fire Monday, lifting the Buckeye boys bowling team to a 2,212-1,969 North Shore Conference victory over Firelands.
Lubinski had a 448 series (225-223), while Diaz was right behind with a 433 (247-186).
Buckeye only had three bowlers for the girls match, with Hannah Burley rolling a team-high 306 …Read More
WADSWORTH — Maddie Brandt won three events and the all-around Monday to lead the Cloverleaf gymnastics team to a 126.4-119.8 victory over Wadsworth.
Brandt captured the vault (9.05), uneven parallel bars (9.1) and floor exercise (9.3) en route to an all-around score of 35.35.
Wadsworth’s Callie Almes won the balance beam (8.95) and was second in the
all-around …Read More
MEDINA — A local woman’s family has teamed up to help her spread cheer to sick children this holiday season.
Gretchen Naumoff is a consultant with Creative Memories and each year her clients help by donating scrapbooks for children at Akron Children’s Hospital. This year, she wanted to extend the Christmas cheer to families, especially the …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Two weeks after a woman suspected of driving drunk struck a car carrying two young children, she was arrested again, accused of drunken driving.
Milica Falkman, 62, of 4407 Laurel Road, Apt. 114, was charged Thursday with operating a vehicle while impaired and driving under an OVI suspension.
Falkman was arrested about 10:45 …Read More
BRUNSWICK — City Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution opposing a proposed state law that would alter the municipal income tax system.
Similar resolutions have been passed by communities across Ohio, Councilman Brian Ousley, at-large, said.
“I hope the folks downstate take notice,” he said.
Finance Director Todd Fischer said the law has been touted by supporters …Read More