September 3, 2015

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Brunswick woman’s body found in central Ohio field

Dan Pompili and Loren Genson | The Gazette A 42-year-old Brunswick woman reported missing Monday was found dead Tuesday about 100 miles from home. The body of Chanda Miller was found by Delaware County sheriff’s deputies with help from Columbus police in a field near Ashley at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. The cause of death Read More…

High school softball: Shultz pumps up Bucks with two homers

YORK TWP. — For the second day in a row, the Buckeye softball team’s game with Firelands was in question. That, of course, meant the Bucks had the Falcons right where they wanted them. A three-run sixth inning Tuesday lifted Buckeye to an 8-7 Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division win one day after a four-run Read More…

Browns: Manziel expected in town

CLEVELAND — “Johnny Football” and the Browns are continuing their protracted mutual courtship. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is scheduled to spend today at Cleveland’s training facility in Berea, visiting with the franchise’s power brokers, according to a team source. Despite myriad rumors to the contrary, Indians officials said the 6-foot-1, 209-pounder was not in Read More…

Tribe: Salazar struggles, Indians hitters take the day off

Kansas City’s Norichika Aoki dives safely back to first as Cleveland first baseman Nick Swisher takes the pick-off throw. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Right-hander Danny Salazar was the toast of the town in Cleveland last year. Now, he’s just toast. Salazar was brief and ineffective for the fourth time in as many outings, leading to an 8-2 loss to the Royals at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. In four starts this season, the 24-year-old is 0-3 Read More…

Cavs: Acting GM Griffin knows everybody is under review

Cavaliers interim general manager David Griffin answers questions during a news conference Tuesday. Unsure of his own future, Griffin discussed Cleveland’s disappointing season. (AP PHOTO)

INDEPENDENCE — David Griffin insists he isn’t “acting.” Even with his current “interim” tag, he is proceeding as if he will continue to be general manager of the Cavaliers. Speaking at a press conference Tuesday at Cleveland Clinic Courts that was intended to wrap up the 2013-14 season, Griffin was in the somewhat awkward position Read More…

Man pleads no contest to child porn charges

MEDINA — A 19-year-old Medina man awaits sentencing after pleading no contest Monday to having child pornography on his home computer. Dylan Ruesch, 100 block of W. Liberty St., changed his plea from not guilty before Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler. Ruesch is set to be sentenced May 29. Ruesch was indicted Read More…

Foodbank director: Hunger data will help understand area needs

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The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank reports 19,000 people living in Medina County — about one out of every 10 residents — don’t always have access to safe and nutritious food. Of that number, 8,400 are children. The new study, based on 2012 data, was released Tuesday by Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. “Hunger is Read More…

Sharon Twp. takes steps to lure new business

Sharon Township trustees gave their consent Tuesday to a property tax abatement that would bring an estimated 330 jobs and $10 million in new investment to Sharon. The project, which would be in the Community Reinvestment Area in the northwest section of the township, would include the construction of a building that would become the Read More…

United Way celebrates programs, raising $986K

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MEDINA TWP. — The United Way of Medina County on Tuesday celebrated more than $986,000 in fundraising and 350 volunteers who helped make a variety of programs possible last year. Executive director Seth Kujat thanked the volunteers and fundraisers for their hard work and donations, and said they could look forward to another year of Read More…

County going solo for state housing grant

Medina County may be out $50,000 after plans to partner with Wadsworth on a state housing grant application fell through. Last week, county Finance Director Scott Miller told county commissioners the county could partner with Wadsworth for an additional $100,000 in Community Housing Improvement Program funds to split between them. But Wadsworth has decided to Read More…