Archive for August 2nd, 2013
Four candidates, including two incumbents, plan to seek one of three open seats on the five-member Medina school board in November.
Incumbents Tom Cahalan and Doug Adamczyk plan to run in November. Board member Bill Grenfel has said he won’t seek re-election. Residents Ron Ross and Robert Skidmore also have filed with the Medina County Board …Read More
Jon Huff | The Gazette
MEDINA — The smell of frying elephant ears and car exhaust drifted over the Medina County Fair on Wednesday night as the Rough Truck competition took place at the main grandstand.
Competitors raced their vehicles around a track of turns, bumps, a mud pit and a jump, maneuvering to stay on course …Read More
MEDINA — Swimming is primarily an individual sport, but what Medina resident Shannon Cahalan enjoys the most is being part of a team.
She found that out while swimming with Firestone’s 400-meter freestyle relay last winter.
That foursome was recently named to the NISCA/Speedo Girls High School All-America Team for recording one of the top 100 times …Read More
MEDINA — A common pleas jury convicted a 45-year-old Parma man Thursday of unintentionally hitting two Montville Township houses with bullets from a semiautomatic assault rifle in January.
A jury found R. Daniel Volpone guilty after deliberating 1½ hours. Jury selection began Monday and his trial started Wednesday.
Volpone was accused of firing a …Read More
BEREA — Receiver David Nelson suffered a setback Thursday as he tries to return from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Nelson, who only started practicing last week and was slowly working into team drills, was bothered by his surgically repaired right knee while running routes and stopped practicing. He iced the knee and had it wrapped …Read More
Clayton Kramer said he collects antique tractors because it gives him a chance to own the tractors he always wanted as …Read More
AKRON — He was in the Buckeye state, but his head was still in Scotland.
Phil Mickelson, yet to escape a British Open hangover, shot a 2-over 72 and was stuck in the middle of the pack Thursday after the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational.
“Today I had a hard time focusing,” said Mickelson, who missed …Read More
Michael Muskal | Los Angeles Times
Ariel Castro apologized for imprisoning and sexually abusing three women in his Cleveland house for years. But he insisted he was not the monster that many people see.
“These people are trying to paint me as a monster,” Castro said on Thursday, in a rambling statement before Judge Michael J. Russo …Read More
BEREA — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is standing behind Browns owner Jimmy Haslam.
Goodell was on Cleveland’s practice fields Thursday for a youth clinic to promote the fundamentals of tackling. But his seven-minute news conference was dominated by questions about Haslam and the legal troubles of his family company, Pilot Flying J.
Goodell was strong in his …Read More
WADSWORTH — A 29-year-old Wadsworth man was charged with drunken driving twice within six hours this week.
Wadsworth police arrested and charged Ryan Beatty, of 401 State St. with operating a vehicle while impaired at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday during a traffic stop at High Street and Wolf Avenue.
He was found to have a blood-alcohol …Read More