August 29, 2014

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Brunswick police blotter for Feb. 28

Brunswick police Wednesday, Feb. 20 10:36 p.m. — Christopher J. Torres, 24, Cleveland, served with a warrant. Thursday, Feb. 21 6:45 a.m. — Julianna M. Boone, 29, Cleveland, charged with driving under suspension. 7:15 p.m. — Joshua A. Dunlevy, 26, 3541 Sleepy Hollow Road, Brunswick, served with warrants charging him with failing to pay fines Read More…

Poll: Ohio gov. approval rating best since taking office

COLUMBUS — A new poll finds that Gov. John Kasich’s job approval rating is its highest since taking office two years ago. It’s also the first time his approval rating has been above 50 percent. The poll released today by Quinnipiac University in Connecticut shows 53 percent of Ohioans give Kasich a passing grade while Read More…

Brunswick seeks grant funding for sidewalks

BRUNSWICK — City Engineer Ryan Cummins said the city is applying for four grants to improve conditions for students walking to and from school. The grants are part of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program. Cummins said city officials analyzed more than 30 projects and decided to apply for four of Read More…

The BEAT: Eagles offers 4 freshman scholarships

Allison Rhoades BEAT Reporter BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Freshman Scholarship program has four $1,500 scholarships available for graduating seniors this year thanks to Brunswick Eagles Aerie 3505. “We do these scholarships because we are people helping people. It’s what we do at the Eagles,” said Phil Frate, president of the Eagles. “We also do this Read More…

Marvin H. Hall

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Marvin H. Hall, 85, of Medina, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2013. Marvin was a member of the Medina Seven Day Adventist Church. He also was a member of the Medina Moose Lodge #647, and one of the original charter members of the Medina Izaac Walton League. A complete obituary appeared in an earlier edition Read More…

Wilbur G. “Will” Risebrook

Wilbur G. “Will” Risebrook, 83, of Valley City, passed on to his heavenly home, Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Will was born in Cleveland, November 9, 1929 to the late Bertie and Edna Risebrook. He has been a Medina County resident since 1973. Will was a very proud veteran to have served five years in the Read More…

Helen O. Gray

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Helen O. Gray, 91, of Wadsworth, died peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2013. She was born November 6, 1921, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to John and Natalia Ofchar. Helen was an active member of the Wadsworth United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She was a participating member of the Order of Eastern Star, holding various Read More…

Indians: Plenty to pick from in bullpen race

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — When the regular season opens April 2 in Toronto, the “Bullpen Mafia” will have four new “made” men. Mainstays Chris Perez, Vinnie Pestano and Joe Smith are almost certain to be joined by right-hander Matt Albers, who was acquired from the Diamondbacks in a three-team trade this offseason. Albers is under a Read More…

Mariners 5, Indians 1: Tribe offense sputters again

MARINERS (5-1) 5, INDIANS (5-2) 1 BAD MATCHUP: Cleveland has not beat Seattle in eight exhibition games since moving their spring training operations to Goodyear in 2009. FALSE ALARM: A fire alarm sounded at Goodyear Ballpark in the top of the eighth inning, with instructions to leave the park following. Fans began heading for the Read More…

Indians notes: Zach McAllister out to claim spot

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Prior to camp, general manager Chris Antonetti said right-hander Zach McAllister had a leg up on the competition for one of the final two spots in the Indians’ rotation. The vote of confidence from the GM is nice, but McAllister doesn’t plan on leaving anything up to chance. “Mind-set wise is about Read More…