February 13, 2016

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Football: Bragging rights on line for undefeated Medina County rivals

Wadsworth lineman Tyler Erbse celebrates a sack against Ashland. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

The stakes are high, and Medina County rivals Highland and Wadsworth are well-aware of that heading into tonight’s Suburban League football showdown in Granger Township. Both teams have 3-0 records against easy non-league schedules. The loser could still finish the year with 6-8 wins, meaning a boatload of computer points are on the line. If Read More…

Medina Schools: Levy boosters to showcase candidates

Doug Adamczyk

The Medina teachers union and the school levy campaign are teaming up to host a school board candidates forum. Brigid Turrittin, co-chairwoman of Kids First Medina, the school levy campaign organization, said she’d heard from a lot of people asking if the group would put on a forum. “The levy does have to do with Read More…

Tribe Thursday: Carson keeps crushing, Indians win 2-1

Houston second baseman Jose Altuve avoids the slide of the Indians’ Yan Gomes during an attempt at a double play. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — It took 11 innings to beat the worst team in baseball Thursday night at Progressive Field. But at this point, the Indians will take a win anyway they can get one. Fighting to stay alive in the American League wild-card race, Cleveland opened a four-game series against the last-place Astros with a dramatic Read More…

Symbol of Catholic peace visits Brunswick parish

Visitors pray in front of the Our Lady of Fatima statue of the Virgin Mary during the statue’s visit Thursday night to St. Ambrose Catholic Parish in Brunswick. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

About a thousand people stopped Thursday night to say a prayer when a statue of Our Lady of Fatima stopped at St. Ambrose Catholic Parish in Brunswick. The statue is a symbol of peace for many Roman Catholics. Between 850 and 900 people attended Mass and more than 100 people stopped before and after the Read More…

Virginia C. Bloch


Virginia C. Bloch, 88, of Chippewa Lake, died Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Hospice of Medina. She was born March 26, 1925 in Rittman, to Ervin and Nora (Mackey) Schaffter, Sr. and has lived in Chippewa Lake for the past 49 years. Virginia graduated from Sterling High School in the class of 1943 and was Read More…

Francis Leo “Frank” Becker

Becker, Harry

Francis Leo “Frank” Becker, 76, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, in North Olmsted. He was born November 2, 1936, to the late Frank J. and Ruth M. Becker. Frank proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1955-1959 and retired from Ford Motor Co. as an electrician, after 32 years. He Read More…

Dale Study


Dale Study, of New London, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born June 25, 1930, to Dale and Edna (nee Blume) Study. He was a loving husband and father, who very proudly served at Ford for 32 years. He also enjoyed fishing and NASCAR. He will be dearly missed Read More…