October 21, 2014

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Best ahead for Richardson

Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — Trent Richardson didn’t meet the expectations of many, including himself, in an injury-marred rookie season, but running backs coach Gary Brown believes he will become one of the NFL’s elite runners. “He has that type of ability,” Brown said Friday. “I promise you this, we haven’t seen the best Read More…

Lewis gets starting call

  Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — After preparing all week as if he would start Sunday in Pittsburgh, quarterback Thaddeus Lewis got the official word from coach Pat Shurmur after practice Friday. “You’re the man,” Shurmur told him. Lewis remained on the field after it had emptied and threw passes to receiver Greg Little Read More…

Montville asking for traffic light at crash site

The intersection of state Route 57 and Poe Road was the site of two car accidents Dec. 21. (Medina Gazette photo by David Knox.)

MONTVILLE TWP. — Township trustees agreed Thursday to renew their request for a traffic signal light at Poe Road and state Route 57 in the wake of two crashes at the intersection Dec. 21. The trustees directed township Police Chief Terry Grice to contact the Ohio Department of Transportation, which has jurisdiction over state Route Read More…

Facebooker: Bad taste is not a crime

MEDINA — The 20-year-old Columbia Station man accused of using social media to cheer on the gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at the Newtown, Conn., elementary school is asking that a criminal charge filed against him be dismissed, citing free-speech protections. Medina police charged Joseph W. Resovsky with inducing panic after he Read More…

Medina Schools seeks advice from public

MEDINA — Medina Schools officials are asking the public for advice before deciding whether to put a levy on the May 7 ballot. A community meeting will be 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the main cafeteria in Medina High School. The district also is preparing an online survey before making a decision on the Read More…

Hortense Gilldice Graf

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Hortense Gilldice Graf, 93, of Westfield Center, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012. She is survived by daughters, Georgene Iacobucci of Westfield Township, Rita Trivisonno of Lyndhurst; Angela Quandt of Solon; and a son, Franklin Graf of Westfield Center; sisters: Emily LaPorte, Vera Gilldice; and brother, Frank Gilldice She was preceded in death by her Read More…

Eugene T. Claypool

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Eugene T. Claypool, 80, of Medina, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, December 27, 2012. He was born June 8, 1932 in Pickens, West Virginia to the late Thomas and Myrtle (Armentrout) Claypool. Eugene was a job setter for over 30 years for General Motors and retired in 1982. He loved his church Read More…

Harold M. Burg

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Harold M. Burg, 88, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012. He was born January 22, 1924 in Doylestown, Ohio, to the late John and Rosalea (Berger) Burg. Mr. Burg was a graduate of Chippewa High School (Doylestown) class of 1942. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1946 with the 97th Infantry Division Read More…

Roland C. Jackson

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Roland C. Jackson “Poor Jack”, 75, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012. He was born January 10, 1937 in Beckley, West Virginia to the late Robert and Rosie (Lesley) Jackson. Roland retired from General Motors after 34 years of service. He was a production machine oiler. He was a longtime member of Fellowship Read More…

Geschke, Teske carry the load

Medina's Logan Winkler scores against Kenston's Brad Weemhoff during the first quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Rick Noland The Gazette HUDSON — Billy Geschke and John Teske were the rhyme and the reason why the Medina boys basketball team downed Kenston 63-57 Thursday in the semifinals of the Hudson Holiday Classic. Though the Bees (3-4) were walking in their sleep early against Kenston (5-3) and had made just 5-of-16 from the Read More…