September 17, 2014

Medina
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School board names Knight as interim superintendent

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Retired Sidney Fenn Elementary Principal David Knight has been tapped to serve as interim superintendent for Medina Schools. “Dave has agreed to step forward, help us out … help the kids out,” school board President Karla Robinson said in making the announcement Tuesday evening. “He is such a good person for stepping forward into this Read More…

Cavs to hire Mike Brown — again — as head coach

INDEPENDENCE — The 19th head coach in Cavaliers history will be the same man who was the 17th head coach. Numerous reports Tuesday afternoon said the Cavs have reached an agreement with Mike Brown, with a formal announcement expected to come as early as Wednesday. Brown reportedly received a five-year deal — some reports said Read More…

Medina resident dies in early morning crash on I-77

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS — A Montville Township woman was killed in an early morning crash on Interstate 77 when a truck crossed the median and hit her vehicle Tuesday. Gail L. Bradley, 57, was northbound on I-77 between state Route 82 and Wallings Road about 8:30 a.m. when a southbound piano- moving truck went through a Read More…

Error lets Tribe escape against White Sox

CHICAGO — As Monday night’s game progressed, it was clear that the Indians would need help to prevail. Only one party would be able to supply assistance — the Chicago White Sox, who accommodated by making a crucial error to give Cleveland a 3-2 win at U.S. Cellular Field. By the eighth inning, Tribe hitters Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week of April 23

Kyle Michalik

Baseball Kyle Michalik, Brunswick: Senior pitcher hurled no-hitter as Brunswick defeated Medina 4-0 in Northeast Ohio Conference River Division game. … Struck out 10. … Helped cause with two singles, RBI and run. … Had two singles, double and three RBIs in 10-0 win over Elyria. … Ohio State recruit. Softball Taylor MacWhade, Highland: Senior Read More…

NFL draft: Mingo, Jones may provide QB pressure Browns want

The focus of the Browns’ offseason has been improving the pass rush, and that could very well continue in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. “The game is fundamentally about preventing pressure on your quarterback and getting pressure on the opposing team’s quarterback,” CEO Joe Banner said at the scouting combine. Read More…

Rick Noland: Predictions aren’t easy with Cavs

I’m going to go out on a limb and say Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert won’t fire Chris Grant as general manager and replace him with Danny Ferry, Wayne Embry or Harry Weltman. But since former Cavs coach Mike Brown now appears to be one of the leading candidates — maybe the No. 1 candidate — Read More…

Football: Mark Pinzone, staff hook up with Buckeye

YORK TWP. — Mark Pinzone passed the test and, as a result, the Buckeye football team selected the 15th head coach in school history Monday. Pinzone is expected to be approved at the May 14 school board meeting. “The first thing was it was absolutely a good fit for my family,” he said. “It was Read More…

PHOTO: Twinsburg artist speaks at local meeting

Artist Michael Winston, of Twinsburg, was the featured speaker at Monday evening’s meeting of the Medina County Art League, at A.I. Root Co.’s community meeting room, 623 W. Liberty St., Medina. Also pictured, from left, Jeanne Carr, of Medina; Lisa Metzel, of Lafayette Township; and Annette Carruthers, of North Royalton. Winston’s medium is colored marker pens. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAVID KNOX)

Brunswick considers trash refunds for garbage left on curb

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick officials said they’re working with Republic Services to get a refund for residents after most went without trash pickup for a week. “Republic said they would provide a service, but it was late,” Councilman Michael Abella, 1st Ward, said during a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Monday with other Council members. Republic Services has a Read More…