April 18, 2015

Medina
Mostly sunny
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Girls basketball: A ‘sick’ record, Wadsworth’s Booth 112-0 in SL

Wadsworth’s Peyton Booth goes up for a shot against Revere’s Caitlin Vari in the first quarter. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

WADSWORTH — Peyton Booth got physically ill Wednesday night while leading the Wadsworth girls basketball team to a 53-32 Suburban League victory over Revere. No one will ever know how sick she might have gotten if she had ever lost in SL play — in any varsity sport. The 5-foot-10 senior concluded her four-year high Read More…

Brunswick police log for Feb. 13

Brunswick police Thursday, Feb. 6 5 p.m. — 1400 block Clearbrooke Drive, a bullet hole was found in a west-facing window of a home. According to a police report, it appeared to be a slug of an unknown caliber and likely was fired from the Brunswick Lake area. Sunday, Feb. 9 9:55 p.m. — 200 Read More…

Robbery trial delayed for Brunswick man also suspected in mother’s killing

James Tench

CLEVELAND — A judge has postponed the trial of a Brunswick man, who’s charged with robbery in Cuyahoga County and is a suspect in the killing of his mother in Medina County. James D. Tench, 27, is not charged in the November death of his 55-year-old mother, Mary Tench. “The investigation is still being conducted,” Read More…

Woman attacks grocery employee with steaks she ordered

BRUNSWICK — A Columbia Township woman is accused of using unusual weapons — two steaks — to assault a Giant Eagle employee Saturday night. Frances L. Slyman, 44, was charged with misdemeanor assault after police were called to the Giant Eagle at 3440 Center Road about 9 p.m. According to a police report, Slyman ordered Read More…

Six of 34 students make it to regional spelling bee

Christopher Day, far left, of the Medina County Schools’ Educational Service Center, congratulates the six finalists in the Medina County Regional Spelling Bee on Wednesday at Medina High School. From left: David Bartlett, Madeline Cramer, Shawn Tahajod, Patrick Skelton, Ryan Holdman, Cassidy Green and the Rev. Chris Cahill, pastor of Christ the King Lutheran Church, in Lodi, who was the announcer for the spelling bee. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAVID KNOX)

Thirty-four spelling champs from 11 middle schools and junior highs, four parochial schools and an online academy competed Wednesday in the Medina County Regional Spelling Bee. After a grueling 90 minutes, six remained on the auditorium stage of the Medina High School: • David Bartlett, a sixth-grader from Brunswick’s Willetts Middle School; • Madeline Cramer, a sixth-grader Read More…

Lodi residents gather to seek answers to drug problem

Christopher Day, far left, of the Medina County Schools’ Educational Service Center, congratulates the six finalists in the Medina County Regional Spelling Bee on Wednesday at Medina High School. From left: David Bartlett, Madeline Cramer, Shawn Tahajod, Patrick Skelton, Ryan Holdman, Cassidy Green and the Rev. Chris Cahill, pastor of Christ the King Lutheran Church, in Lodi, who was the announcer for the spelling bee. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAVID KNOX)

After an Ashland youth was found unconscious from a heroin overdose in a car on River Street in Lodi on Jan. 31, a frustrated village Police Chief Keith Keough took to Facebook to appeal for help. “If you are the parent of an addict, let’s enact a little tough love on them instead of enabling Read More…

Helen J. Sands

Helen J. Sands, 87, of Medina, passed away Monday, February 10, 2014. She was born June 16, 1926 to Frank and Justine (nee Germek) Germack in Cleveland. Helen was a member of UAW, having worked for 35 years at General Motors’ Fisher Body Plant. She will always be cherished by her family as a loving Read More…

Barbara A. Bock

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Barbara A. Bock (nee Towt), 76, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 13, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York, to the late Louis and Elsie (nee Jordan) Towt. Barbara was very active in her church, First Church of Christ, Scientist in Medina, Medina County Show Read More…