February 13, 2016

Mostly cloudy

Girls tennis: All great things must come to an end

Emily Dunbar

The undefeated “rain” of Cloverleaf freshman tennis player Emily Dunbar is over, but her season is not. On a Saturday that featured court and venue changes because of the weather, the top-seeded Dunbar fell 6-4, 6-3 to Walsh Jesuit’s second-seeded Molly Sandberg in the Medina Division I Sectional final. Medina’s fourth-seeded Emma Deimling, who was Read More…

Alpha swan ruffles feathers in Forest Meadow

Forest Meadows homeowners Gene Febus, left, and Brian Neuhauser feed Sammy the Swan, the mascot of their Medina neighborhood’s lake. In return for the year-round meals, Sammy scares off Canada geese. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NANCY JOHNSON)

Nancy Johnson | The Gazette His name is Sammy and he’s got a bad attitude. He can’t stand geese and he chases little children away. In fact, he will threaten just about anyone if he feels they are encroaching on his turf — a five-acre lake in the middle of Medina’s Forest Meadow subdivision. “He Read More…

Ohio State: Buckeyes unworried after scary win vs. Wildcats

Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde scores a touchdown in the second half Saturday at Northwestern. (AP PHOTO)

EVANSTON, Ill. — Ohio State had its hands full with Northwestern. The Buckeyes did enough to win. The Buckeyes ran the nation’s longest win streak to 18 games, rallying from 10 down in the second half for a 40-30 victory over Northwestern at a wet and loud Ryan Field on Saturday. Whether they helped their Read More…

Board to consider not renewing Stepp’s contract

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The Medina City School board is expected to not renew Superintendent Randy Stepp’s contract at a work session today. Stepp has been on paid leave since April, pending the outcome of a special state audit into his spending of district money from a carryover fund held by the Medina County Schools’ Educational Service Center. A Read More…

Fred T. Workman


Fred T. Workman, 79, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2013. He was born September 10, 1934 in Moundsville, West Virginia, to William and Nellie (Dudley) Workman. He was a resident of Creston since 1991, but spent most of his life in Wadsworth. Fred was retired from GTE (Verizon) phone company, and enjoyed woodworking. He Read More…