Archive for July 24th, 2013
A drunken driving checkpoint announced earlier this week will take place Thursday evening.
The checkpoint’s location will be announced Thursday morning, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Medina Post.
The patrol will conduct the checkpoint with the Medina County OVI Task Force and will be funded by federal grants.
“OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Sergey Karasev doesn’t care if he plays shooting guard or small forward for the Cavaliers.
The No. 19 pick in the NBA Draft just wants to play.
“I’m not a stupid guy,” the 19-year-old Russian said Tuesday during an introductory press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “I understand the game. I think if I work …Read More
BEREA — The trademark braids are gone.
“It was time,” cropped defensive coordinator Ray Horton said Tuesday in a pre-training camp news conference. “It’s been that way for seven years. Change of pace. It will grow back.”
His attacking defense isn’t going anywhere.
SEATTLE — The mistake Drew Stubbs made was overthinking.
Representing the tying run for Cleveland and standing at third base in the ninth inning with no outs, Stubbs had all the scenarios ready in his mind. When Seattle third baseman Kyle Seager threw down to second base to get the first out of the inning …Read More
The Browns will open training camp Thursday afternoon in Berea, and the first padded practice is scheduled for Saturday. As is usually the case with the Browns, they’re in the middle — or start — of a makeover.
Coach Rob Chudzinski is new. So are coordinators Norv Turner (offense) and Ray Horton (defense), much of the …Read More
BEREA — Guard John Greco was “caught off guard” when the Browns approached him recently about a new contract. He was “thrilled” when the five-year deal, which runs through 2017, was finalized Tuesday.
“I wasn’t really expecting it,” Greco said on a conference call. “The Browns approached me the other night, and I’m happy we got …Read More
Police officers in full body armor walked the halls of Medina …Read More
Former Medina County Republican Party chairman Kevin Dunn has been named to replace Juvenile/Probate Judge John Lohn, who retired.
Gov. John Kasich announced the appointment Tuesday.
Dunn, 48, of Westfield Center, will take office Aug. 5. He must run in November 2014 to retain the seat.
“I don’t really know how to react yet,” …Read More
The number of Medina County residents looking for work was up in June for the third month in a row.
But growth in jobs failed to keep pace.
As a result, the county’s unemployment rate jumped to 6.6 percent, up from 5.8 percent in May.
The county’s labor force totaled 95,700 in June — 1,600 more than reported …Read More
MEDINA — The union representing Medina public school teachers will support the school district’s 5.9-mill levy on the Nov. 5 ballot, but declined to rescind a vote of no confidence in the Board of Education.
The decision was made Tuesday during an executive committee meeting attended by 22 union members. The union represents the district’s approximately …Read More