August 21, 2014

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Cavs: LeBron covers variety of topics

CLEVELAND — LeBron James still attracts a crowd whenever he comes to Quicken Loans Arena. The Miami Heat small forward was riding a stationary bike in the hallway outside his team’s locker room prior to pregame media availability Tuesday, with dozens of reporters waiting patiently as he donned headphones and sang loudly — and poorly Read More…

Browns: Hawkins comes full circle, slot receiver in fold

The circle is complete. Slot receiver Andrew Hawkins began his NFL career — kind of — at a Browns rookie minicamp after going undrafted out of Toledo in 2008. He wasn’t given a contract and didn’t make his first NFL catch until 2011 with the Bengals. He returned to the Browns on Tuesday when the Read More…

Cavs: Shorthanded Cleveland gives Miami battle

Miami’s LeBron James goes to the basket in the first quarter. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — LeBron James started the game with a bang and finished it with a flurry of free throws. James poured in 43 points against his former team Tuesday night as the Miami Heat defeated the shorthanded Cavaliers 100-96 in front of a sellout crowd at Quicken Loans Arena. James, who finished 14-for-19 from the Read More…

High school basketball: Boys contest pits speed against size

Brunswick’s Zach Parker will be playing for coach Joe Mackey’s dark team tonight. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

SULLIVAN TWP. — The 25th edition of the “Hoopla” Medina County Senior All-Star games promises to have plenty of unique storylines. First, the traditional end of the high school basketball season sponsored by the Brunswick Rotary and The Gazette will take place tonight at the cozy confides of Black River, which is located approximately 100 Read More…

Help sought to collect copies of book in effort against bullying

“Wonder” by R.J. Palacio.

County libraries and the local United Way chapter are asking community members to help them get a copy of an inspirational children’s book into the hands of every sixth-grader in Medina County. The novel, “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio, tells the story of a 10-year-old boy who was born with severe facial deformities. The boy Read More…

Money raised for ‘a Ronald McDonald House for military families’

MEDINA — A Medina Veterans of Foreign Wars post and the IX Center in Cleveland teamed up this weekend to raise nearly $90,000 for a temporary home for the families of wounded soldiers being treated at Cleveland’s Veterans Affairs hospital. Medina VFW Post 5137, 3916 Pearl Road, partnered with posts in Brunswick and Strongsville, organized Read More…

The Death of a Rotator Cuff

ArmPain

The rotator cuff is a group of 4 small muscles whose job is to keep the head of the humerus (arm bone) centrally located in the glenoid fossa (socket) while the arm is moving.  Each of the four muscles assists larger muscle groups when the arm moves in different directions. One of the four rotator Read More…

Benefits of Cycling

ElderOnBike

No one can forget the feeling of joy and freedom they experienced as a child when they learned to ride their first two-wheeler. Now many adults are re-discovering the benefits of riding a bicycle. Cycling is an activity that can be enjoyed from your first years to your golden years. It can be a fun Read More…

Fully-alive Living: You Just Might Enjoy This

Imagine a world without any joy. I realize that’s both a difficult and dismal concept, and life right now might already feel that way. For the record, this world is not without joy. If you’re not experiencing it today, I’ll point something out later that may help. For now, consider – what would you stop Read More…

Outgoing Wadsworth service director reflects on city’s growth

Chris Easton

WADSWORTH — The city is seeking a new service director after Chris Easton announced he will retire this summer. “I think it’s time for new leadership,” he said. “This has been a greater opportunity for me, but I’ll have 30 years in, so I’m considering new opportunities. I don’t know what yet.” Easton started as Read More…