November 28, 2015


High school sports: New-look SL almost a done deal

The new-look Suburban League is tantalizingly close to becoming official. SL President Dana Addis confirmed Tuesday that superintendents from Aurora, Barberton, Brecksville, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Kent Roosevelt, North Royalton, Stow and Twinsburg have accepted invitations to join the 64-year-old circuit. The only hurdle to clear is board approval from each school. They are expected to Read More…

Harlem Wizards event raises $10K for levy campaign

Mark Valentino, language teacher at A.I. Root Middle School, attempts to take the ball from James Tyndal (4) of the Harlem Wizards at Medina High School’s fundraiser game Tuesday night. RIGHT: Ann Harrington, of Medina, only came to watch Medina school teachers, students and community leaders play the Harlem Wizards basketball team for a school fundraiser Tuesday night. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

The Marvelous Medinamos lost — no great surprise there — to the Harlem Wizards on Tuesday night. But the group of Medina school teachers, students and community leaders put up a good fight and can console themselves with the more than $10,000 they helped raise for the school levy campaign. The game’s final score of Read More…

Tribe Tuesday: Cabrera, Indians deliver in 5-3 victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Asdrubal Cabrera drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Indians rallied against the stingy Kansas City Royals bullpen for a 5-3 victory Tuesday night. The Indians were shut out until the sixth by Yordano Ventura, who made an electric major league debut. The flame-throwing Ventura was consistently Read More…

County’s last drive-in theater asks for customers’ help

The Blue Sky in Wadsworth, Medina County’s last drive-in theater, needs a new digital projection system that will help keep it in business. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAN POMPILI)

The county’s last drive-in theater is turning to the Internet to avoid going the way of jukeboxes and poodle skirts. The owner is asking people to participate in an online contest sponsored by Honda Motors to win a digital projection system needed to show new movies. “When Hollywood will stop making 35-millimeter is anyone’s guess, Read More…

Robert A. Wurgler


Robert A. Wurgler, 66, of Seville, died Monday, September 16, 2013 at Hospice of Medina County. He was born May 11, 1947 in Conneaut, Ohio, to Elmer and Dorothea (Chamberlain) Wurgler and lived most of his life in Seville. Bob worked as a machine operator for TFP Corp. for 31 years and was a member Read More…

Robert H. Ruf


Robert H. Ruf was called home by the Lord on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the great age of 86. Robert was born January 1, 1927 in Cleveland. He was a life long resident of Lodi, where he met and made many friends. Robert was a retired, very talented and life long devoted truck driver. Read More…