April 16, 2014

Medina
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Brown hasn’t named starting small forward

Rick Noland The Gazette INDEPENDENCE — If the Cavaliers had Uncle Drew, their small forward situation might be cleared up. On the day Kyrie Irving’s latest 6-minute Pepsi Max film was released, Cleveland coach Mike Brown still wasn’t ready to name his starting small forward for the season opener Wednesday against Brooklyn at Quicken Loans Read More…

Campbell gives team some hope

  Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — A well-played game from a new starting quarterback has amazing powers. The Browns have lost three straight to slip to 3-5 and are three games behind the Bengals in the AFC North. The defense can’t put two good halves together. The running game doesn’t scare anyone. And punt Read More…

Bees prepared all year for this stage

  Dan Brown The Gazette BAY VILLAGE — Throughout the course of the regular season, Medina’s girls soccer team played some of the best competition the state had to offer. Preparing for explosive teams like Magnificat, which the Bees will face tonight at Bay High School in a Division I regional semifinal, is the reason Read More…

No more pay for Superintendent Stepp

Medina Superintendent Randy Stepp no will longer be collecting a paycheck from Medina Schools. The school board voted unanimously Monday to suspend Stepp’s administrative and teaching contracts with the district while it starts the state-prescribed “termination process.” Before the vote, board President Karla Robinson and Vice President Susan Vlcek met with Stepp and his attorney Read More…

Browns get uplifting performance from QB Jason Campbell in loss to Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Jason Campbell headed out of the locker room, he stopped to talk with CEO Joe Banner. Banner complimented his performance and reached up to fix the collar on his tan suit. The latest new Browns quarterback looked good on and off the field Sunday and made an obvious difference. But Read More…

Eleanor M. Gromen

Eleanor M. Gromen, 98, of Parma, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Pleasant View Care Center. She was born August 14, 1915 in Lorain, to William F. Wirsch and Clotilde (nee Schaub) Wirsch. She leaves behind her children, Barb (Ed) Barrett of Brunswick, Bill (Evie) Gierke of Parma, Gary (Kay) Gierke of Rockledge, Florida Read More…

Six vying for three Medina school board seats

The race for the Medina city school board is filled with newcomers to politics. They say that’s not a negative, arguing that new blood is exactly what is needed to restore trust in the school board following eight months of turmoil over allegations of fiscal mismanagement involving Superintendent Randy Stepp’s contract. Six people are running Read More…

Zombies ambush Buckeye Woods runners

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LAFAYETTE TWP. — Most runners didn’t stand a chance. Several zombies cornered them at a curve in the path, hiding in bushes and ambushing the runners as they raced to the finish line. More than 150 runners and 30 zombies came out for Project: LEARN’s second “Run for Your Life” zombie 5K, a race with Read More…

Mildred A. Benner

Mildred A. Benner, 92, of Medina, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 with her loving husband of 68 years and her family by her side. She was born February 10, 1921 in Custer, Michigan, to the late Hylmer Smedberg and Ann Connely. Mildred found an end to her suffering after a 30 year battle with Read More…

Eleanor (nee Neff) Haury

Eleanor (nee Neff) Haury, 96, formerly of Erhart, Ohio, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 27, 2013. Eleanor was born December 16, 1916 in LaGrange, to the late Charles and Bernice (nee Brenner) Neff. She was a longtime member of St. Martin of Tours. Eleanor enjoyed gardening, baking and crocheting. Her greatest love was her family. Read More…