Archive for February 14th, 2013
By Steve Grazier and Loren Genson
It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a drone.
The Medina County Sheriff’s Office is the only sheriff’s agency in Ohio with a Federal Aviation Administration permit to fly unmanned aircraft.
MEDINA — Misdemeanor criminal charges have been filed against a 59-year-old Parma gun dealer who shot and wounded his partner while handling a semiautomatic pistol at a gun show last month at the Community Center on the Medina County Fairgrounds.
Harry G. Magocky, 59, of Parma, is charged with negligent assault and discharging a …Read More
MEDINA — This weekend’s 19th annual Medina Ice Festival will feature more ice sculptures than ever — about 60.
The festival is one of the city’s biggest attractions, drawing between 20,000 and 25,000 people over four days, said Matt Wiederhold, executive director of Main Street Medina.
“This time of year, people are looking for something fun and …Read More
By Chad Grant
MEDINA — He was green, but not with envy.
After the Medina girls basketball team cut down the nets following its 54-42 Northeast Ohio Conference River Division-clinching win over Mayfield on Wednesday, much of the first batch of celebratory cupcakes with green icing ended up on coach Chris Hassinger’s face.
CLEVELAND — Dion Waiters could have been the hero. He ended up being the goat. He was a stand-up goat, but a goat nonetheless.
After hitting a late step-back jumper to put the Cavaliers up two, the rookie had a mental lapse and left his man in the closing moments, allowing Kawhi Leonard to hit …Read More
There isn’t much that gets to Tim Varrelmann. It’s an attitude that has helped make the Medina senior one of the top swimmers in Medina County. It’s also one attribute that might help him earn his first state berth this weekend at the Cleveland Division I District Meet.
Varrelmann came up short of a bid to …Read More
BRUNSWICK — The magic finally ran out.
The Brunswick’s girls basketball team poured its heart and soul onto the court in an effort to get back into the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division race.
CLEVELAND — The San Antonio Spurs brought an NBA-best 41-12 record into their game against the Cavaliers on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
They also brought a 16th-year pro in power forward Tim Duncan, a 12-year veteran in point guard Tony Parker, an 11-year veteran in Manu Ginobili and a 17th-year head coach in Gregg Popovich.
BATH TWP. — Another year, another perfect season in the Suburban League.
The Wadsworth girls basketball team won its 47 consecutive SL game Wednesday with a convincing 61-28 decision over Revere.
Reigning Gazette MVP Rachel Goddard led the Grizzlies (20-2, 14-0) with game highs of 13 points and four assists, while senior classmates Taylore Robinson (11) and …Read More
MEDINA — Medina County Prosecutor Dean Holman called a parade of witnesses to the stand Wednesday to place Steven Cepec back in Chatham Township the day Frank Munz was killed.
Cepec is on trial in Medina County Common Pleas Court this week, charged with aggravated murder in the slaying of the 73-year-old Chatham Township historian during …Read More