Archive for July 22nd, 2013
A drunken driving checkpoint is scheduled for some time this week, the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Medina post announced Saturday.
The exact location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint.
It will be put on by the Medina County OVI Task Force and is designed to deter intoxicated driving.
Police agencies are required to announced checkpoints ahead of …Read More
MINNEAPOLIS — Justin Masterson had no regrets about the pitch that cost him his chance at a no-hitter.
Masterson took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, Michael Brantley hit a bases-loaded triple and the Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Barkevious Mingo had a productive Sunday.
The Browns hope that continues in the fall and for years to come.
Mingo, the No. 6 pick in the draft, agreed to a four-year contract with a fifth-year club option in the wee hours, signed the deal and joined the rest of the rookie class for practice later …Read More
GULLANE, Scotland — One of the greatest final rounds in a major. Two of the best shots he ever struck with a 3-wood. The third leg of the Grand Slam.
Phil Mickelson never imagined any of this happening at the British Open.
PARIS — Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday and immediately vowed that his victory wouldn’t be stripped for doping as Lance Armstrong’s were.
“This is one yellow jersey that will stand the test of time,” said the British rider who dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and adroitly dealt with …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers were eliminated from the inaugural Las Vegas Summer League championship tournament on Saturday.
Power forward Justin Harper scored 21 points and shooting guard Jermaine Taylor added 20, but Cleveland was beaten 82-76 by the Miami Heat in the quarterfinals at Thomas & Mack Center.
Former Cavaliers small forward D.J. Kennedy, Jarvis Varnado and …Read More
A little-publicized change in the state budget passed last month means homeowners who turn 65 next year won’t get a break on their property taxes unless they prove they earn than less $30,000 a year.
The Homestead Program, which had been in effect since 2008, exempted the first $25,000 in taxable value on the homes of …Read More
SHARON TWP. — A half-dozen owners got trained in how to care for their injured or sick dogs Sunday at the Medina Park District’s Wolf Creek Environmental Center.
The K9 First Aid course was taught by Martin Warchola, of the Best Paws Forward Dog Training Academy, Medina.
Elizabeth Kuhr | The Gazette
Relaxing after her granddaughter’s birthday party, Debbie Wallhead noticed the clock flashing 2:30 a.m.
It was Jan. 15, 2012, and she wanted to attend church in the morning. She reached over, shut off the light and tried to settle in. But within minutes, her phone rang – the call marked the start …Read More