September 22, 2014

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50th Anniversary – Thomas

Judy & Bob Thomas

Bob and Judy Thomas celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on November 23,2012 with a family party at the Brown Derby in Medina. They were married November 23,1962 at the United Church Congregational by Reverend Whitaker. In attendance were their four children, Carrie Capiot of Valley City, Shaun (Jerrilyn) Thomas of Medina, Michelle(Jim) Ferguson of Lodi, Read More…

Browns hire Michael Lombardi as VP of player personnel

The rumors and reports were true. Michael Lombardi was hired this morning as vice president of player personnel. He will run the Browns’ personnel department and be charged with acquiring talent for first-time coach Rob Chudzinski. The introductory news conference is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at Browns headquarters. Lombardi had been rumored for the job Read More…

Black River approves 8.7-mill levy initiative for May

SULLIVAN TWP. — Voters in the Black River School District will be asked to approve an 8.7-mill levy this spring. The school board voted 3-2 on Thursday to place the issue on the May 7 primary ballot. The board made the decision after considering four proposals, ranging from 5.6 mills to 10 mills, which would Read More…

Conviction would not end gun ownership of Montville Twp. suspects

Mark Bornino

MONTVILLE TWP. — Two men accused of firing an AK-47 assault rifle and hitting at least two homes in a residential neighborhood would be permitted to own guns if convicted. Mark Bornino, 53, of 5544 Windfall Road, and R. Daniel Volpone, 45, of Parma, were charged Wednesday with discharging a firearm on or near a Read More…

911 recordings report shots fired into 2 homes in Montville Twp.

A stray bullet, fired from about a third of a mile away, pierced the home of Mary Kuruc, 2097 Parnham Drive, Montville Township on Wednesday afternoon. (NICK GLUNT / GAZETTE)

UPDATE:911 call reporting Montville shooting UPDATE: Suspects Mark Bornino and R. Daniel Volpone were arrested on the charge of discharging a firearm on or near a prohibited place, a third-degree felony, according to Terry Grice, Montville Township police chief. An arraignment proceeding took place this morning via video in Medina Municipal Court. The two men Read More…

Wrestling: Grizzlies have won 48 straight SL titles

Daryk Maki

MACEDONIA — The Nordonia wrestling team came into Thursday’s Suburban League finale with thoughts of knocking off the champion. Daryk Maki and Wadsworth weren’t going to let that happen. The Grizzlies maintained a lead and held off a Knights rally to win the SL regular season title with a 31-22 victory. “Everybody just had a Read More…

Brunswick’s Kyle Wheeler is rare five-tool player

Kyle Wheeler has become Brunswick’s go-to player with leading scorer Ryan Badowski out with an injury. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

Kyle Wheeler has always been one of those basketball players who does a bit of everything. Now, with teammate and leading scorer Ryan Badowski expected to miss at least three weeks with a hip flexor injury, the 6-foot-5 Brunswick senior will have to do a lot of everything. “There’s no question he’s our most valuable Read More…

A winning plan must be found by Cavs

Kyrie Irving

The Cavaliers have a master plan. I’m serious. When I learn more details, I’ll fill you in. Right now, from piecing together comments I’ve heard from owner Dan Gilbert, general manager Chris Grant and head coach Byron Scott, who have led the franchise to an eye-popping — and eye-watering — record of 50-139 over exactly Read More…

Boys basketball: Wadsworth is showing its potential

Kyle Prunty

Even considering a brutal schedule and inexperienced roster, the record was clear: Wadsworth was 1-4 for the first time in 35 years. It was gut-check time heading into a Suburban League game with Copley on Dec. 18, and the Grizzlies came through with an impressive 60-44 win. They’ve been rolling since. Wadsworth (6-5, 5-2) has Read More…

Girls basketball: No. 2 team in Ohio awaits Grizzlies

McKenzie O'Brien

The center and power forward are 6-foot-2 four-star recruits by ESPN.com. The point guard is neither tall nor nationally touted, but has a scholarship to Duquesne. No matter which way it’s broken down on paper, the Wadsworth girls basketball team is an underdog against defending Division I state runner-up Kettering Fairmont at Sunday’s Classic in Read More…