March 27, 2015

Medina
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Waite Elementary School teacher, 36, collapses and dies during workout

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A 36-year-old Waite Elementary School teacher died Tuesday evening after collapsing during a workout at a West Liberty Street gym. Dan Sherman was working out at CrossFit in Medina just after 5 p.m. when he collapsed, according to police reports. Police reported they arrived within three minutes and attempted CPR before using an automated external Read More…

NBA finals: Spurs embracing their second chance at Miami

When last season’s NBA Finals ended, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich was all smiles. For a few minutes, that is. Popovich’s first order of business after the season’s final buzzer sounded in Miami was to go and embrace Erik Spoelstra, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, giving everyone hearty hugs and offering genuine words of congratulations Read More…

Browns: Players, coaches come to defense of wide receiver Josh Gordon

BEREA — The Browns are certainly frustrated — even exasperated — by the off-field troubles of Josh Gordon. But they’re not giving up on the All-Pro receiver. “He’s a brother to us and we have his back no matter what,” tight end Jordan Cameron said. Gordon lined up with the first-team offense again Tuesday during Read More…

All-Gazette baseball: Wadsworth’s Nick Bebout still working

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Nick Bebout is on track to become one of the winningest pitchers in Medina County history. Sixteen of the Wadsworth baseball team’s 44 victories over the past two seasons have been credited to his right arm. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound junior was the undisputed ace of the undisputed best team in the area. The only thing Read More…

Tribe has season-high fifth straight win with 5-3 victory over Red Sox

CLEVELAND — This Indians team looks a lot different than the one that had been trolling the Central Division basement for much of the season. Cleveland continued its winning ways Tuesday night at Progressive Field, clinching a three-game series against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox with a 5-3 victory. The win, the Read More…

PHOTOS: Board of elections has moved to Stonegate Drive in Medina Twp.

Medina County Elections Director Carol A. Lawler shows the voting machine storage room at the county Board of Elections’ new home at 3800 Stonegate Drive, Medina Township. County commissioners approved the board’s move to a bigger space in October. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

The new Medina County Board of Elections office at 3800 Stonegate Drive in Medina Township opened on Monday.

Memorial fund thriving for family of man who died saving girl

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The goal is $20,000 and is well on its way there. A memorial fund for Peter Radke, the Medina Township father of four who died Saturday trying to save a girl from drowning in Lake Erie, has raised more than $14,000, as of Tuesday evening. The Peter Radke Memorial Fund — at www.gofundme.com/9ri7rs — was Read More…

Three Medina women convicted for North Broadway Street meth operation

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Three women were convicted Monday for their involvement in a methamphetamine operation police said was run out of a North Broadway Street home. Two of the women were sentenced Monday to three years in prison. Kathleen Scrivens, 36, pleaded guilty to illegal assembly of meth and child endangerment. She and her children, ages 1 and Read More…

Harsh weather ups Medina Schools’ 22-bus request to 28

MEDINA — Medina school officials’ request for 22 new buses has been increased to 28 after a spring inspection of the district’s fleet revealed the Northern Ohio winters have been harsher on the buses than originally thought. Rob Travis, manager of the Medina City Schools Transportation Department, presented the revised proposal to the school board Read More…

Hinckley Twp. police detective suspended for profanity, disrespect

HINCKLEY TWP. — A Hinckley police detective has been suspended for three days for unprofessional behavior. On Monday night, Hinckley Township Trustees approved suspending Sgt. Daniel Huff, as recommended by Police Chief Tim Kalavsky in a May 20 memo. In the memo, Kalavsky charged that Huff had used profanity and abusive language in describing a Read More…