April 16, 2014

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OSU football: Buckeyes need to get by Michigan State

Stakes will be high for No. 2 Ohio State and No. 10 Michigan State in the Big Ten championship game — though there might be some cool consolation prizes for the loser. The Buckeyes (12-0, 8-0 Big Ten) need a win to keep their national title hopes alive and it would help if it was Read More…

Browns commentary: Haden ends up the goat

Joe Haden has never experienced a winning season with the Browns, but he has played in plenty of spirit-crushing losses. None of them, however, have affected him quite like Cleveland’s 32-28 defeat at the hands of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon. “We (expletive) can’t stand losing,” an emotional Haden said, fighting back tears. “I Read More…

Girls soccer All-Gazette: Bees’ Rhodes shunned glory

There’s no more thankless position in sports than playing on the backline. If you play well for the majority of the game but let up for one second and allow the game-winning goal, you’re the goat. It’s a rarity that the average soccer fan will even notice a defender in the course of a game. Read More…

Browns: Cleveland native beats Haden for game-winner

CLEVELAND — Cornerback Joe Haden was on the verge of tears. Quarterback Brandon Weeden was concussed. Fans would’ve been shocked — if they hadn’t seen it so many times before. The Browns reached rock-bottom of another lost season Sunday with a 32-28 defeat to Jacksonville. A loss to the previously 2-9 Jaguars was bad enough. Read More…

Record crowds over weekend, but shoppers’ spending declined

Did stores shoot themselves in the foot? Target, Macy’s and other retailers offered holiday discounts in early November and opened stores on Thanksgiving Day. It was an effort to attract shoppers before Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that traditionally kicks off the holiday shopping season. Those tactics drew bigger crowds, but failed to motivate Read More…

Woman ensures children get the Christmas they want

A local mother is expanding a charity to provide a Christmas for children who otherwise might not have one. Shanyn McCourt, 35, who moved to Sharon Township from Amherst this summer, is hoping to spread the word in Medina County to grow her charity, the Angels for Kids Foundation. McCourt, through the foundation, organizes Christmas Read More…

Editor’s column: Old-fashioned donating without the skimmers

I was thinking of dropping my landline telephone, but I changed my mind. True, I don’t need a phone wired to the wall. Like most people, I do almost all of my talking on a cell phone. Mine’s a smartphone, and it does so much more than a traditional phone I joke I’m having it Read More…

Candlelight Walk draws carolers to Seville

About 35 Christmas carolers, including Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and a church youth group, gathered around the gazebo at Maria Stanhope Park in downtown Seville on Sunday evening for the Seville Historical Society’s first Candlelight Walk. Carol Pamer, society vice president, said she organized the event and invited local youth groups to get the younger Read More…

Medina Holiday Spectacular provides December activites

Anyone seeking holiday fun this month won’t have to look far. From puppets to pets to historic homes, anyone who loves Christmas can find something to do each weekend in December in Medina. The second Medina Holiday Spectacular, organized by Main Street Medina and sponsored by Summa Health System, includes holiday events in Public Square. Read More…

Audrey Ann Howard

Audrey Ann Howard, 78, of Medina, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Missouri, surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife to the late Douglas E. Howard for 49 years; and the daughter of the late Emil Edward Devine and Arline Constance Devine of Lakewood. She was an Read More…