November 27, 2014

Medina
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Indians walk off with win

  Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — Justin Masterson had already done his job and then some Friday night at Progressive Field when his hitters finally got around to doing theirs. With Masterson in the dugout after another brilliant performance, the Indians finally found some offense to get the right-hander a much-deserved 1-0 victory over Read More…

Giambi comes off DL

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Indians made a flurry of moves Friday, most notably, activating veteran Jason Giambi from the disabled list. Cleveland also recalled relief pitcher Nick Hagadone from Triple-A Columbus, optioning right-hander Corey Kluber back to the Clippers and placing reliever Matt Albers on the paternity list, to clear two roster Read More…

Anthony leads Knicks past Cavaliers

  Tom Withers The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points with 14 rebounds in just three quarters and the New York Knicks bounced back after having their winning streak stopped at 13 games one night earlier by beating the Cavaliers 101-91 on Friday night. Anthony’s streak of scoring at least 35 points Read More…

Carrasco suspended for eight games

  Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — Joe Torre clearly didn’t believe Carlos Carrasco slipped. Torre, Major League Baseball’s executive vice president of baseball operations and dean of discipline, slapped Carrasco with an eight-game suspension Friday for hitting New York’s Kevin Youkilis with a pitch Tuesday. Carrasco, who drew a six-game suspension in 2011 for Read More…

Medina Relays bring out best of county’s athletes

Medina's Jenna D'Errico heads over the bar in the girls pole vault competition at the Avon Lake Invitational on Saturday.  D'Errico won the event with a vault of 10' 6". (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JUDD SMERGLIA)

Different location, same great competition. That will be theme of this year’s Medina Relays, which announced earlier this week it moved the 26th edition Saturday to Brunswick’s Judy Kirsch Field. While it was a tough decision for meet director Milt Place, the move had to made after winter weather caused the disintegration of lanes two, Read More…

Dozens of animals rescued from Guilford property

Medina County SPCA employees and volunteers loaded up trailers to take 26 horses, two ponies and two donkeys from a Blake Road property in Guilford Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LOREN GENSON)

GUILFORD TWP. — Medina County SPCA officers and volunteers rescued 26 horses and other animals suspected of being malnourished from a township property Thursday afternoon. Amy Howe, SPCA spokeswoman, said 26 horses, two ponies, two donkeys and four cats were rescued from the home in the 3800 block of Blake Road. The cats also had Read More…

School board member attends ‘Outrage’ group meeting

Thomas Cahalan

Correction, 10:20 a.m.: Thomas Cahalan filed a seat on the board left vacant by Dr. Robert Wilder.   MEDINA — About 50 people attended the first in-person meeting of members of the Medina City Schools Outrage page on Facebook. Medina resident Mark Kuhar started the page in response to controversy over Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Read More…

Black River superintendent: Levy must pass to stay ‘excellent’

SULLIVAN — The last time Black River voters passed a property tax levy to pump new money into education was in 1997. It was the same year many of the students in the state-rated “excellent” high school were being born. But if voters do not pass an emergency levy May 7, Superintendent Janice Wyckoff said Read More…

Charges: Kidnapping at the end of a baseball bat, assault

Jason Donelon

MEDINA — A Brunswick man pleaded not guilty Thursday to burglary, kidnapping and assault in two unrelated cases. Jason T. Donelon, 19, of 1956 Rocklyn Drive, is charged with two counts of aggravated burglary and kidnapping, first-degree felonies, and a count of felonious assault, a second-degree felony. According to the indictment, he allegedly committed these Read More…

Cirque du Relay among fundraisers for American Cancer Society

BRUNSWICK — Local fundraisers for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life are gearing up for the June event with a circus theme. Brunswick Relay for Life will host Cirque du Relay, with the opening ceremony at 6 p.m. June 7 at Brunswick High School. Publicity chairwoman Susan Schultz said the event will feature a Read More…