April 20, 2014

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Senior Male Athlete of the Year: Brunswick’s Keith Yohman

Brunswick football and track standout Keith Yohman is the 2013 Gazette male athlete of the year. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

There was no magical dietary supplement that made Keith Yohman a great athlete at Brunswick High School. Forget about a revolutionary mental exercise. Don’t even consider a shocking new training discovery that completely changed his body in six weeks. To be honest, the 5-foot-9, 160-pound Yohman looks like tons of high school athletes. Heck, he Read More…

Senior Female Athlete of the Year: Brunswick’s Gabrielle Bulic

Brunswick volleyball and basketball standout Gabrielle Bulic is the 2013 Gazette female athlete of the year.  (PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

When Gabrielle Bulic first walked the halls of Brunswick High as a freshman, she was a shy, athletically raw 6-footer who tried her best to blend into the background. By the time she received her diploma last month, The Gazette’s Senior Female Athlete of the Year proudly stood front and center as one of the Read More…

Medina County college and university graduates

(Hometowns are mailing addresses) Ohio State University Brunswick David Cali Samantha Ellis Jessica Fortney Colleen Gibson Jason Hemeyer Sarah Wynn Daniel King Alexander Kolesar Kandis Maust Meghan Morabith Jessica Sandin Jeremy Severs Lauren Holmes Hinckley Allen Goodwin Jennifer Lynn Ryan Kiser Emily Musal Lisa Sullivan Robert Neu Michele Sposit Ali Navarro Homerville Robin Rector Litchfield Read More…

Medina County college students on dean’s list

(Hometowns are mailing addresses) Ohio State University Brunswick Kathryn Conklin Torie Nicole Davis Allison Beth Elber Samantha Christine Rose Ellis Erin Gray Engstrom Michele Amanda Holmes Taylor Mitchell Horton Raymond Christopher Johnston Christopher Alan Makepeace Kandis Jean Maust Haley E. Mehalik Rachel Marie Novak Patrick K. O’Dougherty Matthew Thomas Prioletti Victoria Nicole Quiring Jessica Ann Read More…

Brunswick vet to surrender license

Honey Pot, a Pomerinian owned by Andrea Stockle, of Medina, was not sedated before being euthanized by Dr. Beatrice Turk, a Brunswick veterinarian. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

A Brunswick veterinarian has agreed to turn in her license because of complaints that she improperly euthanized a cat and a dog in March. An agreement with the Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board, released Wednesday, said Dr. Beatrice Turk, who practices at Countryside Animal Hospital, 2909 Center Road, was asked to surrender her license to Read More…

Fatal crash on state Route 18 Thursday morning

GRANGER TWP. — One man was killed and two were hospitalized after a crash Thursday morning on state Route 18, according to the Medina post of the Ohio Highway Patrol. Chad Nelson, 29, of Columbus, was pronounced dead at Akron General Hospital, a spokeswoman said. Mateo Ralios, 20, and Eric Kaskevic, 34, of Strongsville, were Read More…

Storm tears up Granger Twp. family’s property

Nikki Scheutzow and her husband woke up Thursday morning to find two acres of damage on their property from an overnight storm. Scheutzow compared the damage to that of "a small tornado." PHOTO PROVIDED

GRANGER TWP. — A thunderstorm early Thursday morning caused few problems countywide but ravaged one family’s backyard in the 4000 block of Ridge Road. Nikki Scheutzow said when she and her husband woke up Thursday morning, they found eight to 10 full-grown trees “ripped in half.” “I’ve never seen anything like it before,” Scheutzow said, Read More…

Black bear roams Montville Township

MONTVILLE TWP. — Don’t leave any “pic-a-nic” baskets lying around in Montville. Police say there’s a black bear at large, and so far it’s been smart enough to elude the average patrolman. At about 6:50 a.m. Thursday, police received a 911 call about a bear in the backyard of a home in the Blue Heron Read More…

So where did the county flag go?

PHOTO COURTESY OF CALVIN GANYARD The Medina County flag used to fly below the U.S. flag on the flagpole outside the Medina County Courthouse, but recently Old Glory has flown solo.

The Medina County flag used to fly above Old Glory on the flagpole outside the Medina County Courthouse, but it’s been missing lately and its designer would like to know why. Designer Calvin Ganyard said other county buildings fly the flag — such as the animal shelter and the county home — and is perplexed Read More…

North Ridgeville minister sentenced for child rape

An ordained minister and former church youth group leader was sentenced to 10 years to life Thursday for multiple counts of rape and other charges. Jeremy Pettry, 32, was sentenced by Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge to terms of 10 years to life for six counts of rape to which he pled guilty Read More…