July 22, 2014

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Jimmy Haslam ‘embarrassed’ by FBI documents, announces Pilot Flying J’s plan moving forward (updated with statement)

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam announced a five-step reponse this afternoon in Knoxville, Tenn., as Pilot Flying J is in the midst of an investigation by the FBI and IRS. Haslam is CEO of Pilot Flying J, the nation’s largest owner of truck stops. Its headquarters in Knoxville were raided April 15. Haslam talked for about Read More…

Indians offense back to struggling, but does enough

HOUSTON — After walloping the Astros 19-6 Saturday night, the Indians were back to struggling on Sunday. But to struggle and win is fun, so the Tribe was all smiles after slipping past the Astros 5-4 on four home runs with nobody on base, a critical play by Drew Stubbs and an outing by Ubaldo Read More…

Energy Evaluation Basics: What the Blower Door Test Entails

If you live in an older home, or you’ve noticed your energy bills steadily climbing, it may be time for an energy evaluation. Sure, you could go through your homeidentifying potentially leaky areas, but you’ll get better, targeted results with a professional energy evaluation. That’s mainly because a professional job involves the use of a blower Read More…

NFL draft: QB’s skills make some drool, but others stay cool

The buzz in NFL circles won’t go away. If West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith is still around, the Browns will draft him at No. 6. “That’s a logical place for him,” NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said. “You’ve got a new GM, you’ve got a new head coach.” The Browns, under the new direction of Read More…

Medina’s Ranallo named as Gazette Winter Coach of Year

Medina gymnastics coach Darcy Ranallo is the 2012-13 Gazette Winter Coach of the Year. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

High school sports present a unique — and increasingly difficult — balancing act for coaches. Winning the right way, of course, is their main objective. But it’s also important for every athlete to have fun and contribute to their team’s success. Rarely does all of that come together during the same season, but when it Read More…

Softball: Bees struggle against Knights

Madison Loftis

Todd Shapiro AKRON — There were a number of girls who showed up to Akron’s Logan Field on Sunday afternoon dressed in Medina uniforms, but once they stepped between the white lines, they looked and played nothing like the Medina softball team. The Bees got off to a slow start and it only got worse Read More…

PHOTOS: Weekend on the lacrosse field

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Trash pickup resumes as strike ends

Kiera Manion-Fischer and Steve Fogarty A lot of Medina neighborhoods should begin looking cleaner and smelling better this week as garbage pickup gets back to normal after the end of a weeklong strike by Republic Services workers. All Allied Waste drivers are expected to be “back on their trucks and on their routes come Monday,” Read More…

Medina city may buy Moose parking lot

Medina City Council will consider buying a parking lot at the corner of West Liberty Street and South Elmwood Avenue at tonight's meeting. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

MEDINA — City Council is considering buying a parking lot on the southeast corner of Elmwood Avenue and Liberty Street. Council is expected to vote tonight on an agreement that will allow the city to purchase the lot for $220,000 from the Medina Moose Lodge 647 Loyal Order of Moose. Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell said Read More…

Chippewa voters to vote on 6-mill replacement levy

CHIPPEWA LAKE — Village voters will see a 6-mill replacement levy on the May 7 primary ballot. Chippewa Lake Village Mayor Joanne Dodaro said the five-year levy is needed to pay for the services the village provides its residents, including street lighting, snow plowing, mosquito spraying and upkeep of parks. The levy will maintain current Read More…