August 21, 2014

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Medina water supply back to normal

(PHOTO COURTESY OF AVON LAKE MUNICIPAL UTILITIES)

MEDINA — Medina’s boil alert was canceled at about 6:30 p.m. Friday after test results showed no contamination. Residents had been advised to boil their water before drinking or cooking since Wednesday after the intake pipes that draw water from Lake Erie froze shut. City Service Director Nino Piccoli said this was the closest the Read More…

Correction on Jan. 9 Westfield Township zoning story

In a story Thursday, The Gazette incorrectly reported that Westfield Township Zoning Commission member Greg Brezina voted in 2011 in favor of a commercial rezoning of a property at 5669 Greenwich Road, owned by Timothy and Linda Kratzer. At the time of the vote, Brezina was an alternate on the board and did not vote Read More…

OSU basketball: Former Medina player key in handing Buckeyes first loss

Michigan State’s Kenny Kaminski, left, and Keith Appling defend against OSU’s Lenzelle Smith Jr. as he heads for the basket. (AP PHOTO)

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State might have a championship-caliber team if it can get and keep its top players healthy. Of course, Medina High graduate Kenny Kaminski, a redshirt freshman, will also play a role. Keith Appling made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 29 seconds left in overtime and finished with 20 points, seven assists Read More…

Girls basketball: Bees wake up in the knick of time

Medina defenders Liz Jones (34) and Jessie Holzman (23) attempt to block the shot of East Tech's Delesha Jackson during the second quarter. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

MEDINA — The Medina girls basketball grew up a bit Wednesday, and the Bees have seniors Casey Midlik, Holly Rhodes and Madi Tata to thank. The lone returning letterwinners scored all but seven of the team’s second-half points as Medina rallied and eventually outlasted underrated Cleveland East Tech 61-44 in non-league play. “It was a Read More…

Browns: Josh McDaniels to stay with Patriots

The Browns have moved on without Josh McDaniels. McDaniels, a Canton native and offensive coordinator of the Patriots, withdrew his name from consideration Wednesday after he called the Browns and was told he wasn’t the front-runner to be their coach, a league source said. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported earlier Wednesday that McDaniels took himself out Read More…

Cavs: Well-spoken, funny Deng gets first win

Cavaliers Deng Basketball

INDEPENDENCE — Luol Deng had to make a first impression for just the second time in his 10-year NBA career, but he certainly won the press conference Wednesday at Cleveland Clinic Courts. A day after being traded from Chicago to the Cavaliers, the extremely polite, professional and well-spoken Deng regaled the media with a number Read More…

Brunswick police log for Jan. 9

Brunswick police Monday, Dec. 30 11:15 p.m. — Eisenhower and Van Buren drives, Matthew C. Bystricky, 39, 3399 Tyler Drive, Brunswick, charged with operating a vehicle impaired and failure to signal. He provided police with a blood-alcohol reading of 0.17 following a traffic stop. Tuesday, Dec. 31 6:40 p.m. — 1000 block Pearl Road, wallet Read More…

Polar positives: Dead bugs and refreshed lakes

From a field station in northern Wisconsin, where the previous night’s low was a numbing 29 degrees below zero, climate scientist John Lenters studied computer images of ice floes on Lake Superior with delight. It may be hard to think of this week’s deep freeze as anything but miserable, but to scientists like Lenters there Read More…

Westfield Twp. trustees to fill seats on 2 boards

WESTFIELD TWP. — Tonight is expected to begin the next round in the fight over the proposed commercial development on a 105-acre property on Greenwich Road now zoned primarily for rural homes. At issue will be trustees’ appointment of two members to the township Zoning Commission and one member of the Board of Zoning Appeals. Read More…

Schools canceled again because of cold weather

MEDINA — Temperatures rose to the mid-20s Wednesday, ending the record-breaking cold that plagued Northeast Ohio on Monday and Tuesday and caused the cancellation of school throughout the area. Despite that comparatively balmy weather, every school district serving Medina County except Wadsworth canceled classes Wednesday. Medina Schools also will be closed today, this time because Read More…