September 22, 2014

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Home run heaven? Indians clout seven in rolling over Roy Halladay, Phillies

CLEVELAND — It’s been feast or famine for Indians hitters lately. Tuesday night at Progressive Field, nearly all of them went home with full bellies. In an offensive display rarely seen in franchise history, the Indians clouted seven home runs to power a 14-2 victory over Roy Halladay and the Phillies in their first interleague Read More…

Tennis: Ranked Copley Indians defeat Hornets

Steve Smykal

GRANGER TWP. — Steve Smykal and Logan Gsellman won’t be part of a regular-season Suburban League championship team to cap their prep tennis careers, but the Highland seniors experienced the thrill of competing for the title Monday at Paramount Tennis Club. The upstart Hornets ran into the buzzsaw known as the Copley Indians, who justified Read More…

Prep of the Week for April 30

Madi Tata

Baseball Luke Raley, Highland: Senior had 14 RBIs as the Hornets went 6-0 last week. .. Belted grand slam and picked up win on the mound in 11-1 triumph over North Royalton. .. Scored three runs in 7-1 victory over Rocky River at Progressive Field. … Had eight RBIs and seven hits in doubleheader sweep Read More…

Interim superintendent to receive hourly rate

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The Medina school board will meet tonight to finalize an interim superintendent’s contract for David Knight. Exactly how much Knight will earn is unclear. The contract, which runs through June 30, calls for paying Knight an hourly rate of $37.50 rather than a salary because he only will work part time for the Medina district, Read More…

Take-Back Day nets 350 lbs. of precription drugs

Medina County law enforcement collected more than 300 pounds, or a total of 12 boxes, of prescription drugs Saturday from three locations during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

More than 350 pounds of prescription drugs were collected Saturday from three locations in Medina County during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The Medina County Drug Task Force collected 231 pounds from a Medina Walgreens, 86 pounds at the Wadsworth Police Department and 35 pounds at Lodi Community Hospital, said agent J. Tadd Davis, pharmaceutical Read More…

Businessmen give Sheriff’s Office $3,200 for trauma kits

Sheriff’s Sgt. Kevin English on Monday explains to businessmen, from left, John Kim, Rick Strickland and Joe Lazor, how their $3,200 donation will be spent. On the table before him are pieces of trauma kits that will be purchased with the money and given to sheriff’s deputies. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

Three businessmen donated $3,200 to the Medina County Sheriff’s Office to purchase trauma kits for deputies. The money will enable the Sheriff’s Office to buy 30 kits, which gives deputies the tools to use first aid on anyone wounded while an ambulance is on the way. “Let’s hope we don’t ever have to find out Read More…

Medina police chief returns to work after gun accident

Police Chief Patrick Berarducci

MEDINA — Police Chief Patrick Berarducci is back on the job after sustaining an accidental gunshot wound earlier this month. Berarducci was shot in the upper right thigh April 18 when his service pistol went off as he holstered the weapon while preparing to go to work. The 40-caliber, hollow-point bullet pierced Berarducci’s outer thigh Read More…

Gay Catholic teacher in Columbus fights firing

A gay teacher who said she was fired by an Ohio Roman Catholic school after her mother’s published obituary included the name of her partner is fighting to get her job back. Carla Hale, 57, said she was told she was being let go because her relationship is against teachings of the church. She plans Read More…

Police: Cincinnati student shoots self in classroom

CINCINNATI — An honors student at an all-male Catholic high school tried to commit suicide in his first-period classroom Monday, police said, critically wounding himself with a gunshot and sending other students scrambling for cover. La Salle High School, west of Cincinnati, was locked down until after police arrived and determined there was no threat Read More…

Merle Manley Myers

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Merle Manley Myers, 71, of Medina, passed into the presence of Jesus on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. He was born in 1941 in Sharon Center. He practiced architecture in the city of Medina and Northeastern Ohio for over 30 years. He was very proud of being selected as Ohio’s Gold Medal Firm of the Year Read More…