Archive for June 7th, 2013
CLEVELAND — The Indians went down to Georgia for their first-round selection in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft on Thursday.
Owning just one pick (No. 5 overall) within the first two rounds, Cleveland used it to take Loganville High School (Ga.) center fielder Clint Frazier — this year’s Gatorade High School Player of the Year.
“We’re …Read More
BEREA — Davone Bess and Travis Benjamin — the “undersized” receivers — went the six offseason practices open to the media without a dropped pass of note.
Josh Gordon and Greg Little — the big, fast starting wideouts — let a few balls hit the ground, but showed playmaking versatility from outside and the slot.
Offseason practices …Read More
Karen Larson stared through teary eyes at the smoke rising from the remains of a barn that used to house 15 of her friends.
Now the barn and Larson’s friends — …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Community members and members of St. Ambrose Catholic Parish gathered at the base of a hill behind the church Thursday to honor the lives of four Brunswick High School students killed last spring in a car accident.
Jeffrey Chaya, 18; Blake Bartchak, 17; Lexi Poerner, 16; and Kevin Fox, 18 all were St. Ambrose …Read More
MEDINA — Friends of Medina City Schools is hosting its first fundraiser to support the November levy campaign.
The fundraiser is 6:30 to 9:30 tonight at Fox Meadow Country Club, 4260 Fox Meadow Drive, Montville Township.
“We are starting to build funds so we can actively promote the levy over the next six months,” said Brigid Turrittin, …Read More
MONTVILLE TWP. — A Fairlawn man was injured when a Jeep Liberty went through a red light and hit his motorcycle Wednesday night at Interstate 71 and state Route 18, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol.
Lt. Bill Haymaker, commander of the Medina post of the patrol, said a 2006 tan Jeep Liberty driven by Matthew …Read More
Medina Township will host its fifth annual Flag Day celebration Saturday.
New this year, residents will have a chance to vote on a flag for the township from five finalists, show at left, in the township’s flag design contest.
The event will be 4 to 5 p.m. at the Medina Township Maintenance Building in Blakslee Park, 3718 …Read More
MEDINA — A 25-year-old Strongsville man pleaded not guilty Thursday to raping a Brunswick woman in April.
Christopher T. Willard is charged with two counts of rape, first-degree felonies punishable by up to 11 years in prison.
Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler scheduled Willard’s trial for Aug. 5.
Kimbler ordered Willard to not …Read More
MEDINA — A 71-year-old accused bank robber, who was released from jail earlier this week for health reasons, was admitted Thursday to Medina Hospital.
Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler ordered the release of Hugh G. Crouch Sr., of 1439 Ridge Road, Hinckley Township, from the county jail at a hearing Monday.
MEDINA TWP. — The township Fire Department will upgrade its safety equipment with $132,896 it received from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.
The department will buy about 30 self-contained breathing masks for firefighters, Fire Chief Mark Crumley said. Crumley said some of the township’s masks are more than 20 years old.
“Over the years, we’ve had …Read More