October 25, 2014

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Indians prepare for World Baseball Classic exodus

SURPRISE, Ariz. — The Indians are preparing for the World Baseball Classic exodus. On Sunday, five players — shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (Venezuela), closer Chris Perez (USA), setup man Vinnie Pestano (USA), catcher Carlos Santana (Dominican Republic), utility man Mike Aviles (Puerto Rico) and minor-league pitcher Giovanni Soto (Puerto Rico) — will leave camp to join Read More…

Young Cavaliers are on growth spurt

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers center Tyler Zeller slipped on his cute “Dora the Explorer” backpack, grabbed the handles of the pink stroller carrying his baby doll and headed out of Quicken Loans Arena after a win over Toronto. It was time to go home. But not before some humiliation. Such is life for an NBA rookie, Read More…

Rapist pleads not guilty to sex-offender registry failure

Roger McMaster

MEDINA — A man who served 10 years in prison for raping a 6-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Thursday to failing to register as a sex offender. The charge against Roger W. McMaster, 39, of 545 W. Friendship St., is a first-degree felony because his original rape charge was the same degree. At his May Read More…

Police say Medina man left shoeprint on boy’s face

Kristopher Fetterman

MEDINA — A 32-year-old city resident is accused of kicking his girlfriend’s 7-year-old son in the face and leaving a shoe imprint. Kristopher A. Fetterman, of 248 S. Huntington St., is charged with endangering children, domestic violence and threatening domestic violence, according to Medina police. The first two charges are first-degree misdemeanors and threatening domestic Read More…

Ohio House passes $1.5 billion Turnpike deal

COLUMBUS — The Ohio House on Thursday approved Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to raise about $1.5 billion for state highway projects through Ohio Turnpike bonds, despite concerns about where the money will be spent. Many northern Ohio lawmakers wanted guarantees that nearly all the money generated by bond sales would be used for road projects Read More…

Wadsworth police blotter for March 1

Wadsworth police Thursday, Feb. 21 8:27 a.m. — 1376 High St., Cox Funeral Home reported a trailer parked at the business was damaged overnight. 8:29 a.m. — 200 College St., a Woodland Cemetery employee reported damage to the property totaling about $500. 4:45 p.m. — 100 block Rainbow St., a resident told police someone put Read More…

Part of dismembered pony found along SW Ohio road

WAYNESVILLE — Authorities in southwest Ohio are investigating how part of a dismembered pony ended up in a roadside ditch near a state park. The Dayton Daily News reported that a family discovered the torso of the dismembered animal tied up in a tarp near Caesar Creek State Park, southeast of Dayton, last weekend. The 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…

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…