August 2, 2014

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Browns agree to 5-year deal with defensive lineman Desmond Bryant

The Browns weren’t done after signing outside linebacker Paul Kruger to a five-year contract to open free agency. CEO Joe Banner and general manager Michael Lombardi agreed to a five-year contract with former Raiders defensive lineman Desmond Bryant reportedly worth $34 million. The team didn’t announce the Bryant deal Tuesday night, but The Chronicle-Telegram confirmed Read More…

Browns agree with pass rusher Paul Kruger as free agency opens

The Browns wanted outside linebacker Paul Kruger, and they got him. And it didn’t take long. Less than an hour after free agency began at 4 p.m., the Browns and Kruger agreed in principle to a five-year deal that will reportedly be worth $41 million. ESPN first reported the deal and The Chronicle-Telegram confirmed it Read More…

Medina Muncipal Court expansion eyed by city council

Dale H. Chase

MEDINA — City Council took up an issue Monday that has been discussed for more than 10 years — whether to expand the Municipal Court. Council President John Coyne said Council members have come to a consensus that the city does not yet need a second judge but it does need an improved court facility. Read More…

2 Brunswick-area men face assault, burglary charges

Shane Wuensch

MEDINA — Two Brunswick-area men are accused of breaking into a Chippewa Lake home and assaulting a woman and her teenage son. Shane A. Wuensch, 19, of 837 Pennys Drive, Brunswick, pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of aggravated burglary, two counts of kidnapping — all first-degree felonies — and a count of second-degree Read More…

Classes cancelled today at Medina Career Center for cleanup of water-line break

MEDINA — Classes have been cancelled for today, March 12, at the Medina County Career Center due to cleanup of an internal water-line break. The closure includes all high school and adult-education courses, as well as all evening activities, according to a voice message at the Career Center. Classes are scheduled to resume Wednesday, the Read More…

Girls All-Ohio: Grizzlies’ Rachel Goddard named to 3rd team

2012-13 Wadsworth Girls Basketball

COLUMBUS — A six-year wait is over. The Associated Press Division I and II All-Ohio girls basketball teams were released Monday, and Wadsworth senior Rachel Goddard was named to the D-I third team. The 5-foot-7 point guard and reigning Gazette MVP becomes the first Wadsworth player to be selected to one of the top three Read More…

College basketball: Tony Stockman guides Ohio Christian to title

Tony Stockman

The 2012-13 basketball season had a little bit of everything for Tony Stockman. The first-year coach at Ohio Christian University not only taught a young team the meaning of hard work, he found his own way in his first head coaching gig. In the end, Stockman’s Trailblazers came away with the school’s first National Christian Read More…

Safety improvements in store at Granger Road, Route 94

A pickup turns left onto Granger Road from southbound Ridge Road in Granger Township on Monday morning. A roundabout is being planned for the intersection by the Ohio Department of Transportation. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE GRAZIER)

GRANGER TWP. — Township officials have won funding for a roundabout for a dangerous intersection at Granger and state Route 94. The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency approved spending $2.15 million for the project through the Ohio Department of Transportation. The money won’t become available until October 2015. Barb Beach, Granger’s fiscal officer, said township Read More…

Coach Byron Scott says ‘soft’ play costs Cavs

Byron Scott

INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers coach Byron Scott is ticked off about his team’s poor play in the third quarter, but he’s not sure his players are. “We come out soft,” he said Monday following practice at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “We come out on our heels and we wait to see what (the opposition) does first instead Read More…

Brunswick City Council against 2 state bills

BRUNSWICK — City Council members took up two resolutions Monday aimed at taking a stand against state bills they say encroach on the city’s “home rule” authority. One resolution states Council’s reason for opposing Ohio House Bill 5, a proposal supporters say is meant to reduce complications in the state’s tax code to make the Read More…