February 10, 2016


PHOTOS: County fair the place to be this week

Hunter, a 3-year-old German shorthaired pointer, jumps after a ball thrown by Mark Matteson, of North Royalton, during a practice session for the Dock Dogs competition Monday at the Fair. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JUDD SMERGLIA)

One arrested at last week’s OVI checkpoint

Last week’s sobriety checkpoint in Medina Township netted one arrest for impaired driving. The checkpoint was conducted for three hours Thursday night in the 3700 block of Pearl Road by officers from Medina Township, Brunswick, Hinckley Township, Montville Township, Medina, Wadsworth, Seville, the Ohio Highway Patrol and the Medina County Sheriff’s Office. A total of Read More…

Medina police log for July 31

Medina police Tuesday, July 23 1:27 p.m. — 600 block Braddocks Landing, money reported stolen. 9:52 p.m. — CVS Pharmacy, 401 S. Elmwood Ave., disposable camera and batteries reported stolen. Wednesday, July 24 5:34 a.m. — 400 block Sturbridge Drive, money, credit card, handbag and iPod touch reported stolen from unlocked car. 4:21 p.m. — Read More…

Jesse E. Chapman III


Jesse E. Chapman III, 66, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Sunday morning, July 28, 2013 in the comfort of his home. He was born in Cleveland on February 25, 1947, to Jesse and Ruth Chapman and had resided in Brunswick for 31 years. Jesse was a graduate of John Marshall High School and worked most Read More…

Dorothy J. Feron

Feron Dorothy

Dorothy J. Feron, 86, passed away, Sunday, July 28, 2013 peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 22, 1927 in Elyria, to the late Louis and Lucille (Bennett) Reisinger. Her family moved to Spencer in 1941 and were dairy farmers. She graduated from Spencer High School in 1945. Dorothy Read More…

Demolition Derby photos

Brittany Fischer, left, and Eric Fisher of Elyria cheer after their cousin Richard Webb of Brunswick wins sub-compact division at the Medina County Fair. (JUDD SMERGLIA)

Bench brigade boosts Indians

  Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Indians’ bench brigade rode to the rescue once again Tuesday night at Progressive Field. A night after veteran Jason Giambi stoked a raucous celebration with a pinch-hit walk-off home run, fellow bench mates Ryan Raburn and Yan Gomes produced the highlights, contributing a pair of big hits Read More…

Golf: Miller storms back to claim championship

RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE Colin Miller of Litchfield Township tees off on the second hole of the Southwest Junior Golf Tour’s Founders Cup Championship at Medina Country Club.

LAFAYETTE TWP. —After missing a 1-foot putt late in his round Monday afternoon, the last thing on Colin Miller’s mind was the possibility of having a shot at the Southwest Junior Golf Tour’s Founders Cup Championship. But as it turned out the Litchfield Township resident wasn’t out of contention as he went on to win Read More…

Browns: Return job is still open

BEREA — Joshua Cribbs was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and an outstanding special teams player throughout his eight-year stay with the Browns. Cleveland CEO Joe Banner and general manager Michael Lombardi, however, decided that he wasn’t valuable enough to re-sign during the offseason. With Cribbs now a member of the Oakland Raiders, the Browns Read More…

Ohio State: University reaches agreement with Gee

COLUMBUS — Former Ohio State University president Gordon Gee, who retired under a cloud after remarks jabbing Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools, will receive a $5.8 million package over the next five years, along with an office, a secretary and a premium parking pass, the university said Monday. The contract with Gee includes a Read More…