November 23, 2014

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Browns Notes: Rookie Garrett Gilkey in line to start at right guard after pair of injuries

Rookie Garrett Gilkey, a seventh-round draft pick from Division II Chadron State, is the starting right guard. At least for now. Starter Shawn Lauvao is out for the start of the regular season following ankle surgery, and replacement Jason Pinkston is … Read More…

Sobriety checkpoint Saturday in Wadsworth

WADSWORTH — The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Medina County OVI Task Force will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., on High Street (state Route 94), south of the Interstate 76 interchange. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The Read More…

Thomas V. Conway, Jr.

Thomas V. Conway, Jr., 86, of Medina, passed away Friday, August 16, 2013. Tom was a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, New York and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Tom was a consulting professional engineer and worked in both the steel and forging Read More…

Jim Curtice

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Jim Curtice, whose genuine interest in people and ability as a salesman made him “Medina’s Favorite Milkman,” died peacefully at home Wednesday, August 14, 2013, of natural causes. He was 96. James Franklin Curtice was born September 3, 1916, to Leon and Elsie (nee Sanders) Curtice, in Elyria. When he was four, the family moved Read More…

Tommy B. Ramey

Tommy B. Ramey, 80, of Spencer, passed away Friday, August 16, 2013 at Hospice of Medina County. A complete obituary will appear in Monday, August 19, 2013 edition of the Medina Gazette. Parker & Son Funeral Home, Spencer, (330) 648-2180, is handling arrangements.

Audra B. Metz

Audra B. Metz, 90, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013 in Medina. Audra was born March 2, 1923 in Gilmer County, West Virginia to the late Holly B. and Myrtle (Nichols) Batten. She retired from Smuckers Pickle Plant. Audra enjoyed quilting, gardening, reading and baking. She worked in the Aircraft Factory in Akron during WWII Read More…

Dorothy M. Murphy

Dorothy M. Murphy, 91, of Parma, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2013 peacefully surrounded by her children and grandchildren in Brunswick. She was born November 2, 1921 in Cleveland, to the late Joseph and Francis (nee Plucinski) Schaedler. Dorothy was loved, enjoyed and celebrated by many. She will be remembered as a Girl Scout leader, Read More…

Indians fail to come up with clutch hit, fall to A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Cleveland Indians liked their chances when they got Oakland starter A.J. Griffin out of the game after five innings and 104 pitches only down a run. Producing against a deep, talented bullpen proved much more difficult. A night … Read More…

Jury hung on errant bullets

Defense attorney V. Lee Winchell questions Montville Township police Sgt. Chris LaFond Wednesday during the trial of Mark Bornino, who’s accused of unintentionally hitting two Montville Township houses with bullets from an assault rifle while target practicing. (NICK GLUNT / GAZETTE)

The jury deliberating the errant bullets case against a Montville Township man this week failed to reach a verdict. Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier declared a hung jury Friday and scheduled a new trial for Aug. 26. Mark Bornino, 53, of 5544 Windfall Road, is accused of unintentionally hitting two Montville Township Read More…

House total loss after fire in Montville

Medina Fire Chief Robert Painter said a garage stove likely caused the fire that destroyed this home at 6507 Shale Court in Montville Township on Friday. (DAN POMPILI / GAZETTE)

MONTVILLE TWP. — Fire gutted a house in the Cobblestone neighborhood Friday. Chief Robert Painter of the Medina Fire Department said a stove in the garage likely is to blame for the blaze that destroyed the attached garage and collapsed the roof at 6507 Shale Court, home of physician Bhupinder Singh and his family. Singh Read More…