November 1, 2014

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Browns commentary: Expect Josh Gordon to stay

In a week we’ll know. The NFL trading deadline is Tuesday at 4 p.m. The persistent rumors regarding a trade of receiver Josh Gordon will be forced to stop. He’ll either be with the Browns or be elsewhere for the final eight games. The Gordon rumors have been hot and cold since running back Trent Read More…

Stepp defends spending, denies improper use of ESC fund

To see Wednesday’s story about a Medina School Board press conference, click here. To see complete text of Randy Stepp’s response to the special audit report, click here Kiera Manion-Fischer and Loren Genson | The Gazette Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp denies improperly spending district money in a point-by-point rebuttal of a special state audit Read More…

Medina School Board: Questions still remain

To see a story about Superintendent Randy Stepp denying wrongdoing, click here. To see complete text of the special audit, click here Loren Genson | The Gazette Medina Schools officials said they’re still looking for answers to how nearly $1 million was spent without oversight from the school board or the district treasurer. On Tuesday, Read More…

Volleyball: Bees get past pesky Hornets

BARBERTON — With their season and prep volleyball careers on the line, Ksenia Klue and Leah Svoboda made sure Medina played on in the tournament. The talented seniors combined for 16 kills in the final two games Tuesday, rallying the Bees to a 20-25, 25-15, 21-25, 25-19, 15-7 victory over Highland in the Barberton Division Read More…

Domestic violence vigil speaker: Appearances are deceiving

Evan Goodenow | The Gazette Her abuser is dead, but domestic violence victim Rahna Fahringer’s ordeal continues. “How do you survive if you survive?” Fahringer asked before a domestic violence vigil at Ely Square in downtown Elyria on Tuesday. Fahringer was shot in the right leg by ex-boyfriend Terrence Abel during a Nov. 30-Dec. 1 Read More…

Police: Tardy worker refused to pull over

OBERLIN — A Medina man was arrested for allegedly refusing to stop for police because he didn’t want to be late for work. Police said 50-year-old Kevin Cline led police on a brief chase Oct. 12 when an officer tried to pull him over on Parsons Road near the Oberlin Water Treatment Plant around 6:45 Read More…

U.S. Bank memorial fund honors stabbing victim

MEDINA — Family and friends of a man killed last week have opened a memorial fund in his name. Donations to the James Daryl Carney Memorial Fund can be made at any U.S. Bank. Robert Kullman, a friend of the family, said Carney was his mother’s last remaining child. Her daughter, Michelle Haines, died in Read More…

Elections board gets new digs

MEDINA — The Medina County commissioners have approved moving the county Board of Elections to larger quarters. “We’re very excited,” elections board Director Carol Lawler said. “We’re ready to embark on the future of the Board of Elections in a new location and to make a fresh start.” Its new location is 3800 Stonegate Drive Read More…

Orchard hay ride scares apple butter out of patrons

Most days, Frank Kaminski is out in his orchard picking apples or working in the Apple Cabin, the business he and his wife run. On Thursdays they make cider. But on Fridays and Saturdays in October, he loads hundreds of people onto hay-laden tractors, drops them off in the woods, and scares the apple butter Read More…

The Most Reverend A. James Quinn

The Most Reverend A. James Quinn, J.C.D., J.D., V.G., retired Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Cleveland died Friday, October 18, 2013. He was the beloved son of the late Alexander J. and Mary (nee Garvey); the dear brother of Peter J. (Carol) and the late Mary Morales (Arthur) Friend; uncle and great uncle of many. Bishop Read More…