July 31, 2014

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Election complaint against Renacci dismissed

Jim Renacci

The Federal Elections Commission has dismissed a complaint against U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, filed by the Ohio Democratic Party in October alleging illegal coordination between Renacci’s re-election campaign and the Congressional Leadership Fund, a conservative fundraising group. The complaint stems from the Renacci’s campaign Committee’s decision to pull $850,000 in television spots reserved for Read More…

Brunswick Tee-Off: Devils, Hornets end in first, second place

Highland’s Ryan Scherler tees off on the sixth hole at Pine Hills Golf Club. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

HINCKLEY TWP. — Padua senior Nick Schley works at Pine Hills Golf Club. Brunswick and Highland call it their home course. It’s not hard to figure out who dominated Monday at the Brunswick Tee-Off Classic, as Schley won medalist honors and the Blue Devils and Hornets finished 1-2 in the 13th edition of the reincarnated Read More…

U.S. Amateur: Parker Hewit struggles, but remains in the hunt

Parker Hewit

It wasn’t the opening round Parker Hewit wanted Monday at the 113th U.S. Amateur Championship in Brookline, Mass., but the local product is still in the hunt. Heading into today’s final round of stroke play before the field is cut to 64 competitors, Hewit overcame some tough holes and sits in a tie for 58th Read More…

Minor league: Youngest pro baseball manager finds success

Wadsworth graduate Drew Saylor, right, is having success as the manager of the Class A Tri-City Dust Devils. Saylor is the youngest manager in professional baseball. (COURTESY PHOTO)

At 29, Drew Saylor is the youngest manager in professional baseball. But when the Tri-City Dust Devils won just six of their first 23 games in his inaugural season, the former Wadsworth standout handled it like a savvy veteran. He used it as a teaching lesson. “It’s funny, in pro baseball the perception is that Read More…

Browns: Buster Skrine pushing to be starter

BEREA — The No. 3 cornerback almost qualifies as a starter in today’s pass-happy NFL. Offenses use three- and four-receiver sets so frequently, the nickel back can be on the field for as many as 80 percent of the defensive snaps. Almost isn’t good enough for Buster Skrine. “Everybody wants to be a starter in Read More…

Tribe Monday: Andrew Albers hurls two-hitter, Twins win 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS — Andrew Albers threw a two-hitter in his second career start and the Minnesota Twins backed him with a pair of home runs to beat the Indians 3-0 Monday night. Albers (2-0) allowed just two singles, walked none and struck out two. Brian Dozier and Trevor Plouffe homered to help the Twins win for Read More…

Carol J. Ensor

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Carol J. Ensor, 75, went to be with our Lord on Friday, August 9, 2013. She passed away peacefully at Hospice of Medina County. Carol was born October 4, 1937 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to the late Carl and Kathryn (Vere) Smith. Her family moved to Toledo, and then to her father’s hometown of Lyons Ohio, Read More…

Anthony Merleno

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Anthony Merleno, 88, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013, in Medina, of natural causes. He was born June 25, 1925, in Parma, to the late Antoinette (nee Falcetano) and Joseph Merlino. Anthony served his country in WWII in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1945. He was a 60 year member of the Read More…

Lynette R. Gray

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Lynette R. Gray, 92, of Lodi, died Sunday, August 11, 2013 at Burbank Parke Care Center in Burbank, Ohio. She was born in Strongsville on December 21, 1920, to Leland and Rose (Brasse) Heazlit. She graduated from Chatham High School and spent her entire married life in Lafayette Township. She was a member of the Read More…

Merri Helene Karecki

Merri Helene Karecki (nee Nichols), 69, of Medina, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and loved ones. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Merri was the beloved wife of 46 years to Edward J.; loving and devoted mother of Edward J. and Lisbeth H. Karecki; Read More…