February 27, 2015

Intermittent clouds

Cavs fall flat again

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers don’t have their ducks in a row, but they sure are quacking. After losing 96-95 Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena to a Miami Heat team that sat LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem, Mario Chalmers and Shane Battier, the Cavs somehow found a way to create more news Read More…

Indians: Terry Francona downplaying series with Red Sox

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Terry Francona spent part of his off day in — of all places — the visiting clubhouse at Progressive Field. Today, he’ll be back over on the other side. His old team is moving in for three days. The Red Sox are coming. Francona, who helped vanquish the Bambino’s Curse and Read More…

County runners escape injury in Boston Marathon explosions

People react as an explosion goes off near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston on Monday. (BOSTON GLOBE PHOTO VIA AP)

Ladd Clifford had just finished the Boston Marathon about 10 or 15 minutes before the two explosions went off Monday. “I saw the mushroom clouds of smoke and my instant thought was terrorist attack,” he said. “My first thought was to run away from it, but I had just left a friend in the medical Read More…

Trash pickup delayed as Republic workers strike again

Strikers sit outside Republic Waste in Carlisle Township. There were far less strikers on the line today than the first time they picketed in support of other workers fighting with the company. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY BRUCE BISHOP)

CARLISLE TWP. — Republic Waste workers refused to cross a picket line Monday, delaying trash pickups in Medina, Lorain and western Cuyahoga counties for the second time this month. Dave Kidder, Republic’s area marketing manager, said it was unclear Monday whether workers would return to their routes today. “We’re one day behind no matter what,” Read More…

Medina Twp. man, 79, pleads not guilty to molesting kids

Robert D. Law, right, listens with his attorney, Matthew Gaeckle, to Medina County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher J. Collier at  Law’s arraignment on Monday. Law, 79, pleaded not guilty to rape charges. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

MEDINA — A 79-year-old Medina Township man pleaded not guilty Monday to molesting children almost two decades ago. Robert D. Law, a notary who lives at 4898 Century Oak Circle, is scheduled for a June 3 jury trial before Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier. He is charged with the aggravated rape of Read More…

NFL draft: Oberlin’s Hugh Thornton excited to see dedication paying off

The whirlwind will stop spinning soon. The NFL Draft is less than two weeks away, and Hugh Thornton will learn the next destination in the incredible journey that’s taken him from Jamaica to Boise, Idaho, to Oberlin to Champaign, Ill. After spending the last few months training and visiting with potential employers — the in-person Read More…

Scott Petrak: Browns QB draft talk silly, by Jon

I have company. His name is Jon Gruden. As the NFL Draft nears and the Browns conduct visits and workouts with many of the top quarterbacks, speculation increases that they could select one at No. 6, or more likely later in the first round or in the second round if they were able to trade Read More…

Engagement – Welsh – Hamernik

Scott Hamernik & Jessica Welsh

Jessica Welsh and Scott Hamernik annouce their plans to marry on August 10, 2013, at St. Alphonsus Liguori Parish in Peru, Ohio, with Father William Pifer officating. The reception will be held at Buffalo Creek Retreat in Seville. Jessica is the daugher of Rick and Marsha Welsh of Medina. She is a 2000 graduate of Read More…

Engagement – Joseph – Heilbronn

Cameron Heilbronn & Bethanie Joseph

Bethanie Joseph and Cameron Heilbronn are happy to announce their plans for an October 12, 2013 ceremony a Holy Martyrs Church in Medina, with Fr. Steve Dohner officiating! Bethanie is the daughter of the late Stephen F. Joseph, and Linda Hoffmann Joseph of Medina. She is a Medina High School graduate and a Magna Cum Read More…

60th Anniversary – Baldi

Ila & Ray Baldi

Ray and Ila Baldi will celebrating their 60th anniversary on April 25th! They have two children, David Baldi from Medina, Diane (Jim) Rauckhorst from Wadsworth and two grandchildren, Ashlee (Matt) Digges of Chillicothe and Adam (Stephanie) Rauckhorst of Columbus. They will celebrate with a family gathering hosted by their children.