February 8, 2016


Bees, Blue Devils battle to the end

Brunswick's Ryan Badowski shoots over Medina's Dillon Wiesler during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Albert Grindle The Gazette MEDINA — The Medina boys basketball team won by a nose Friday. But it wasn’t because of point guard Logan Winkler’s. His was inadvertently obliterated by the right elbow of Brunswick counterpart Ryan Badowski. The emotional lift from Winkler’s scary moment was what the Bees needed in an incredibly tense, physical Read More…

Gettin’ physical at Wadsworth YMCA

The workout room at the new YMCA in Wadsworth has dozens of exercise machines available, and some are handicapped accessible. (NICK GLUNT / GAZETTE)

WADSWORTH — The member base of the newly opened Wadsworth YMCA spiked Wednesday — the first day the facility was open in the new year — and officials said it might have to do with resolutions to get in better shape. Maureen Mizerak, executive director of the Wadsworth YMCA, said the facility received about 150 Read More…

Genesis arrives on New Year’s Day in Medina

Genesis La’Rae Anthony, of Medina, was the first baby of the year born at Medina Hospital. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — Genesis wasn’t supposed to arrive until Jan. 6, but her debut on New Year’s Day seemed fitting. “I think it’s ironic Genesis was the first baby,” said Starr Anthony, who gave birth to 5-pound, 4-ounce Genesis La’Rae Anthony at 11:56 a.m. Tuesday at Medina Hospital following 12 hours of labor. Mom and baby Read More…

Medina County Court Log for Jan. 4

The following people appeared in Common Pleas Court Monday, according to Medina County Prosecutor Dean Holman: • Amanda Eastridge, 29, of Miner Drive in Brunswick, was sentenced to three years of community control sanctions, with 30 days in jail, on one count of possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony. • Jesse Fury, 26, of Engle Read More…