Archive for June 4th, 2013
Agents from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation and local law enforcement raided two Internet sweepstakes cafes in Medina County Tuesday morning.
The owner of the cafes, Adam Syed, a Fairlawn resident, is suspected of operating two illegal casinos, in Brunswick and Sharon Township, according to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
Joey Verbiak, Brunswick: Senior left fielder went 1-for-3 with RBI and run during Blue Devils’ 6-3 loss to Mentor in Canton Division I Regional semifinals at Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium. … RBI base knock up middle plated team’s first run. … Later scored on two-run double by Kyle Michalik.
Jen Sansonette, Medina: …Read More
As high school athletes, Taylore Urban and Allison Elber were no strangers to a challenge.
However, neither could imagine the hard work and sacrifice they were going to put into Ohio State’s rowing program.
That effort paid off Sunday when the top-ranked Buckeyes claimed the NCAA Division I Championship at Eagle Creek Park …Read More
NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam for his first homer of the season, Brett Gardner had a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Indians 7-4 Monday night to spoil Nick Swisher’s first game back in the Bronx.
Andy Pettitte lasted only 4⅔ innings in a wild …Read More
A riled-up crowd persuaded Cloverleaf school officials to allow a senior to wear her Army uniform at Sunday’s graduation ceremony.
Superintendent Daryl Kubilus said senior Melissa Stevens approached school administrators about an hour earlier and said she would not participate unless she was permitted to wear her Army dress uniform instead of the traditional cap and …Read More
MEDINA — A 71-year-old Hinckley Township man accused of robbing a Brunswick bank in February will be released from the Medina County Jail because of his deteriorating health.
Hugh G. Crouch Sr., of 1439 Ridge Road, was being held in the jail on $2 million bond, charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony; felonious assault, a …Read More
BRUNSWICK — A memorial to the four Brunswick High School students who died last year in an early morning crash on the day they were to graduate will be dedicated Thursday at St. Ambrose Catholic Parish.
The four students — Jeffrey Chaya, 18; Blake Bartchak, 17; Lexi Poerner, 16; and Kevin Fox, 18 — were members …Read More
MEDINA — David Knight said he is willing to stay on as interim superintendent of Medina Schools as long as the board needs him.
“Mr. Knight has kindly offered to extend his contract,” board President Karla Robinson said following Monday night’s board work session.
Knight was named interim superintendent in April 23 after the board …Read More
John Lawton, of Westfield Township, wanted to do something different for his 90th birthday. He decided to mark the milestone by flying over the U.S.-Canadian border on the Niagara River 90 times in his Cessna 172.
“It’s just something that I have wanted to do,” he said.
MEDINA — A Fairlawn man accused of a Mother’s Day carjacking in Wadsworth pleaded not guilty Monday in Medina County Common Pleas Court.
Antoine D. Petty, 22, was charged with two counts of robbery, second- and third-degree felonies, in a May 22 indictment.
Petty is scheduled for a July 24 jury trial.
He’s accused of stealing …Read More