November 28, 2014

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Cleveland man arrested in Brunswick after man shot, woman held at gunpoint

MEDINA — A 22-year-old Cleveland man was arrested in Brunswick Tuesday evening, charged with shooting someone in Medina’s Ray Mellert Park and forcing a woman at gunpoint to drive him out of town. Greg Prince was charged with felonious assault for the shooting and kidnapping for holding the woman at gunpoint. According to Medina Police, Read More…

SNAP Ed Program and Medina Community Services Center

Join Ohio State University Extension’s SNAP Ed Program and Medina Community Services Center for a free nutrition class with a budget friendly focus: “Let’s Eat More Fruits & Vegetables.”  This class will target easy ways to add color and nutrition to meals. This free class will be held at the Medina Community Services Center, 655 Read More…

How to make flossing easier for kids

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It is well known that a combination of brushing, flossing and periodic dental checkups are essential to oral health. Some parents teach their children to brush thoroughly early on, even taking them for dental visits at young ages so youngsters can become acclimated to the dentist’s office. But flossing is one component of oral hygiene Read More…

Spring Fever leads to “Spring-itis”

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By Dr. Lisa Herbert   After a long, hard winter, the weather has finally broke and it feels like spring! People get inspired and ambitious by the warmer weather and get back into activities that they haven’t done since the fall.  Spring Fever brings about walking, running, golf, tennis…it feels good to be back outside!  Read More…

The Environment and Your Health

By Colin Johnson, Director of Environmental Health Division, Medina County Health Department     With nearly 200 countries around the world celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd, it’s surprising that many people are still unaware that a healthy environment is directly linked to their own personal health.   The World Health Organization estimates that 85 of the Read More…

Fully-alive Living: Hills Worth Dying On: Sanctuary

It’s the Easter season. Many people use it as an opportunity to jet into a local church, sing some songs, snag some communion and jet out early to beat the traffic. I apologize if that comes across as a shallow summary. I don’t apologize if it’s accurate. Others use Easter as a springboard to something Read More…

Wrestling: Baughman, Chrisman earn All-America

Medina County wrestlers Joey Baughman and Brady Chrisman are no strangers to national tournaments, but the duo walked away from the AAU Middle School National Duals with some serious hardware. Baughman and Chrisman earned All-America honors last weekend after posting 8-0 records at the two-day event in Des Moines, Iowa, along with helping their teams Read More…

Girls basketball: Highland coach Bolha will not be back

GRANGER TWP. — The revolving door of Highland girls basketball coaches continues to spin. Thirteen months after leading the school to the Medina Division I District championship game, Bernard Bolha’s contract was not renewed, according to a board member. Bolha compiled a 24-25 record over two seasons. The Hornets won 17 games and lost to Read More…

Browns commentary: Things to look for in a QB

The Browns have been looking for the long-term answer at quarterback since the day they returned to the NFL in 1999. The fans know all too painfully the list of 20 that began with Tim Couch and is paused on Jason Campbell. No. 19, Brian Hoyer, is the only one who remains on the roster. Read More…

Cavs: Seals of approval, vets like Irving and Waiters potential

Cleveland’s Dion Waiters, left, drives past Atlanta’s Kyle Korver to score. Several veteran players say Waiters and Kyrie Irving can learn to play together and prosper. (AP FILE PHOTO)

INDEPENDENCE — Luol Deng is finishing his 10th NBA season. Jarrett Jack has been in the league nine years. Both Cavaliers veterans are considered to be intelligent, hard-working players who understand the nuances of successful professional basketball. Perhaps it should be a positive, then, that both expressed extreme confidence that young Cavs guards Kyrie Irving Read More…