September 2, 2014

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An electronic mix makes music hop

Day Method band members Ben Williams on vocals and guitar, Dylan Bimuller as lead guitar and scream vocals and Matt Williams on drums. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Nicole Rhoades | BEAT Reporter Brunswick has, for many years, been able to boast some really amazing residents. Now, they can add it is the hometown of Day Method. Day Method is a local band comprised of Ben Williams on vocals and guitar, Dylan Bimuller as lead guitar and scream vocals and Matt Williams on Read More…

Sobriety checkpoint sees 1,000 vehicles

GRANGER TWP. — A weekend sobriety checkpoint on both sides of state Route 18, east of Dunsha Road, checked nearly 1,000 cars during a three-hour period. The checkpoint, set up at 10 p.m. Saturday on the south side of the highway in Sharon Township, checked 498 cars and resulted in one OVI arrest, a citation Read More…

Boys golf: Devils capture sectional, but far from satisfied

NORTON — Higher expectations lead to higher stakes, and the Brunswick boys golf team wasn’t thrilled Wednesday to win the Barberton Brookside Division I Sectional. Unaware their 318 was going to hold up as the final groups trickled in at Barberton Brookside Country Club, the Blue Devils hung their heads and went over the what-ifs. Read More…

Eighth-graders protest D.C. trip cancellation in wake of shutdown

About 200 eighth-graders from A.I. Root Middle School marched to Medina Public Square on Wednesday to protest the cancellation of their trip to Washington, D.C. Students were to leave Wednesday for three days to go to the nation’s capital, but the trip was postponed because of the partial government shutdown. (COURTESY PHOTO)

MEDINA — After a trip to Washington, D.C., was postponed because of the government shutdown, eighth-graders at A.I. Root Middle School conducted their own lesson in democracy Wednesday on Medina’s Public Square. The trip was canceled Tuesday because many of the sites in Washington, D.C., would be closed. Students were to leave Wednesday morning. A.I. Read More…

Browns: Haden is loving winning feeling

BEREA — Joe Haden always wears a smile. It was even wider this week. “We just want to keep this feeling and we just want to make every game (is) important,” he said. “Every game is always important, but if you’re first in your division and you’re striving for stuff like that, it makes it Read More…

Seventh bat tests positive for rabies

BRUNSWICK — A bat found in a Brunswick home tested positive for rabies. The bat was the seventh to test positive for the disease this year — two more than the combined total of the last nine years. The bat was found in a home in the 800 block of Penny Drive on Friday. It Read More…

Girls soccer: Mustangs regroup, Bees lose 3-0

Medina's Haley Knox battles  Strongsville's Rachel Surrippa for the ball during the first half. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

MEDINA — It was a perfect storm for Medina’s girls soccer team Wednesday night. Just not in the way it expected. Facing a highly motivated Strongsville team that was fresh off a bitter loss to Wadsworth, the Bees gave up an early goal and had a red card issued late in the opening half, forcing Read More…

Vandals strike four cars, garages in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Four cars were broken into and three garage doors damaged in Brunswick over the weekend. Brunswick police Sgt. Sam Millam said the culprits appear to be teenage vandals and not thieves. Three broken car windows were reported Saturday afternoon and evening and a fourth on Sunday. Only one victim reported anything stolen from Read More…

Brunswick police log for Oct. 3

Brunswick police Wednesday, Sept. 25 6:30 p.m. — 400 block W. 130th St., a generator and chain pulley valued at $2,000 were reported stolen from a front yard. Thursday, Sept. 26 9:20 a.m. — Jeffrey H. Brandgard, 28, 9057 Royalton Road, North Royalton, was served with a warrant for failure to pay fines in Brunswick Read More…

Petrak commentary: Cheers for Tribe put on hold until next year

The chant brought it all back. Six years later. The first inning was only a batter old and the red-clad, towel-waving sellout crowd was in full voice. “Let’s go Tribe! Let’s go Tribe!” The ballpark only sounds like this in October. A full house — for the introductions. Nerves, excitement and anticipation expressed through cheers, Read More…