October 26, 2014

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Wadsworth Schools needs crossing guards

Wadsworth Schools is looking for more crossing guards like Frank Evertt to keep children safe on their walks home from school. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WADSWORTH SCHOOLS)

WADSWORTH — Wadsworth Schools is in urgent need of three crossing guards in the coming month. “The positions are open to anybody,” said Jami Wyrick, secretary of the district’s business office. “But usually people who are retired take the positions.” She said crossing guards work 8:20 to 9:20 a.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. every Read More…

Buckeyes erase 18-point lead

The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — After watching his team turn the ball over nine times and fall behind by three points at halftime, OhioState coach Thad Matta had some choice words for the No. 24 Buckeyes. “I told our guys at halftime, I said, ‘Look, with the nine turnovers we had, why don’t we just Read More…

Tomlin has solid showing

  The Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — Conor Gillaspie and Josh Phegley hit back-to-back homers for the Chicago White Sox on Friday in a 2-2 tie with the Indians. The game was called after nine innings. Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin went five innings, his longest outing of the spring. He gave up four hits, including Read More…

Western Michigan beats Akron in OT

  Tom Withers The Associated Press CLEVELAND — A fierce snowstorm turned a normal four-hour bus trip for Western Michigan to the Mid-American Conference Tournament into an 11-hour adventure. The Broncos nearly made a quick exit home. David Brown banked in a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 30 seconds left in overtime Read More…

Brunswick High School students make Cleveland ‘Happy’ with YouTube video

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BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick senior and his friends are hoping to inject some positive vibes in Northeast Ohio with the YouTube video “Cleveland is Happy” they filmed March 1. The video, released Tuesday, shows Clevelanders dancing downtown to “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, and as of Friday night had netted more than 12,000 views on YouTube. Read More…

Merchants’ Minutes – March 2014

All Fired Up: • Join us for Ladies’ DIVA Night, Fri., Mar. 14, 6-9 pm. Discounts determined by the DIVA Wheel plus complimentary snacks. Reserve your spot today! • Paint on Mon., Mar. 17 wearing green and receive a discount!   4 Ladies and More: • Our new Upstairs Home Décor room will soon be Read More…

Who Do You Know?

Do you know an older adult who would like to share a memory of growing up in Medina? Please call 330-721-4003 at the Gazette.

Did You Know? – March 2014

Abolitionist Hiram Miller became a Hinckley Township resident in 1833 and used shipping boxes to assist hundreds of slaves in their escape to Canada.

Times Past…Macy’s memories include streetcars and roller skates

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By Beth Mlady As a boy, Macy Hallock wheeled his way around Medina’s square on roller skates, if he and his friends weren’t already jumping from one horse hitching post to the next. “The sidewalks were made of sandstone, and there was a big stone fountain and a pond with goldfish where the gazebo is Read More…

International Fest Seeking Additional Vendors

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By Beth Mlady Heading into its sixth year as one of the largest, one-day events in the area, the Medina International Fest continues to grow in size and diversity. This year, the nine hour celebration is set for Saturday, August 23, 9am to 6pm on Medina’s Historic Town Square. It will be presented by MedinaHospital Read More…