December 20, 2014

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Big-shot Buckeyes: This time LaQuinton Ross hits winning 3

LOS ANGELES — Ohio State needed another last-second shot, and Aaron Craft had the ball at the top of the key again. But last week’s hero gave it up to the hottest hand on the floor, and LaQuinton Ross sent the Buckeyes to the brink of their second straight Final Four. Ross hit the tiebreaking Read More…

Brunswick’s Brian Lees picks Cincinnati U

Brian Lees

BRUNSWICK — Medina County’s already long list of college baseball recruits just got longer. The prestige factor increased drastically, too. Brunswick senior Brian Lees committed to be a preferred walk-on at the University of Cincinnati earlier this week, joining Kyle Michalik (Ohio State), Tyler Greiner (Bowling Green State) and Anthony Bova (Akron) as D-I recruits Read More…

Indians: Pitcher Cody Allen is mover, shaker

PEORIA, Ariz. — Cody Allen will start the season as just another middle reliever in the Indians’ bullpen. But if the recent past is any guide to his future, it won’t take long before he moves up the pecking order. Last year, Allen, 24, began the season at high Class-A Carolina, but before you could Read More…

Remembering Vietnam veterans who were killed

The American flag is furled at a ceremony marking official deactivation of the Military Assistance Command-Vietnam in Saigon on March 29, 1973, after more than 11 years in South Vietnam. (AP FILE PHOTO)

Forty years ago today, the last combat troops left Vietnam. Below is a listing of every Medina and Wayne county resident who died in the war. Name, Age, City, Service, Rank, Date of Casualty, Panel, Line 1: Amheiser, David James, 19, Lodi, Army, corporal, Aug. 29, 1970, 07W, 020 2: Bachman, Paul John, 20, Wadsworth, Read More…

Mother of ‘bully’ gets jailtime for punching woman in face

Connie L. Edmiston, 42, of Brunswick, listens with her attorney, Tim Lutz, to the prosecution's case Thursday at her trial. Edmiston was found guilty of assault by punching another mother in the face for calling her son a bully. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

MEDINA — A Brunswick resident found guilty Thursday of attacking a woman for calling her son a bully will spend a month in jail. In addition to jail time, Medina Municipal Court Judge Dale H. Chase sentenced Connie L. Edmiston, 42, to two years’ probation and fined her $500. She also was ordered to have Read More…

Erhart/York gets $81,000 grant to buy fire gear

YORK TWP. — The Erhart/York Township Fire Department was awarded an $81,938 federal grant this week to be used to buy equipment. Township Trustee Colene Conley said Fire Chief Ken Barrett plans to use the money to purchase breathing apparatus for the volunteer squad. “It’s really exciting to be able to upgrade our equipment,” Conley Read More…

Cloverleaf school levies set for August ballot

WESTFIELD TWP. — The state commission overseeing Cloverleaf Schools’ finances signed off Thursday on three levy resolutions for the Aug. 6 special election ballot. Superintendent Daryl Kubilus said the board is in the difficult position of having to pass several levy resolutions because the filing deadline for the August special election ballot is before the Read More…

Medina school board accepting applications

The Medina Board of Education is accepting applications for the vacated seat of Charles Freeman, who resigned Tuesday. Applications can be obtained by calling Noreen Paffumi at (330) 636-3010 or by visiting the board office, 140 W. Washington St., 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. The application deadline is 3 p.m. April Read More…

Nursing, rehab facility seeks workers, patients

Carl Holbrook, corporate director of operations for Progressive Quality Care, demonstrates how one of the beds folds into a reclining chair at the Avenue at Medina, 699 E. Smith Road. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

MEDINA — A nursing and rehabilitation facility that soon will open on East Smith Road is hiring and looking for its first two patients. Once it is fully up and running, the facility, called the Avenue at Medina, is expected to create between 100 and 120 jobs, officials said. Carl Holbrook, corporate director of operations Read More…

Wadsworth police log for the week of March 29

Wadsworth police Friday, March 22 11:09 a.m. — 900 block Broad St., a resident reported stolen DVDs worth $80. 3:51 p.m. — 100 block Main St., a girl was arrested on a domestic violence charge and taken to the Medina County Juvenile Detention Facility. 5:14 p.m. — Target, 1183 Williams Reserve Blvd., a woman escaped Read More…