July 4, 2015

Medina
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Opinion: Nothing illegal about open carry, but I won’t stick around

I frequently visit Medina with my husband and two young children because that’s where I grew up and my parents still live there. The Gazette tells me that next time I’m on the Square with my kids, I might see people from the activist group Northeast Open Carry patrolling the area with firearms in holsters Read More…

Red-hot Tribe suffers 9-5 loss to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jason Vargas cooled down hot-hitting Cleveland, Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals held on for a 9-5 victory over the Indians on Tuesday night. Hosmer also drove in a run during a four-run fourth inning. Alex Gordon homered in the eighth and Mike Moustakas hit a Read More…

Special Olympics MVPs: Denise Frencel, Joe Darmour to be honored

WADSWORTH — Regardless of the sport, Denise Frencel has more heart than many professional athletes, while Joe Darmour is an ace on the golf course and a leader on the basketball floor. The duo will be recognized as 2014 Special Olympics Athletes of the Year on Thursday at the Medina County Sports Hall of Fame Read More…

Tribe: Lonnie Chisenhall carves out place in history

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lonnie Chisenhall’s bat is headed to the Hall of Fame. He just hopes he doesn’t break his other one. The Indians third baseman went 5-for-5 and hit three homers while driving in nine runs in a 17-7 rout of Texas on Monday night. By the time he arrived in Kansas City Read More…

Boys track MVP: Midseason surgery urged Hunter Williams down stretch

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The start of the 2014 track and field season couldn’t have gone any better for Wadsworth’s Hunter Williams. The senior was winning races, taking huge chunks off his times in the sprints and was leading the Grizzlies to another solid season. Then he got news no one wants to hear. Williams had to have surgery Read More…

Browns: Coach unconcerned with Johnny Manziel’s weekend partying

The weekend partying of quarterback Johnny Manziel, pictured, does not concern Browns coach Mike Pettine. (AP FILE PHOTO)

BEREA — Johnny Manziel returned from his latest whirlwind weekend, took snaps with the starters and threw a great deep ball Tuesday as Cleveland’s three-day mandatory minicamp opened. There were no inflatable swans or bottles of champagne in sight. Manziel, who’s battling incumbent Brian Hoyer for the starting quarterback job, has had three free weekends Read More…

Marshals offering reward for whereabouts of fugitive Randolph Valure

Randolph Valure

A reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of a Medina County fugitive. Randolph Valure, 45, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals, the Medina County Sheriff’s Office and Seville and Wadsworth police for failing to appear in court and for violating the terms of his bond. Valure was free on bond following Read More…

Rep. Jim Renacci asks federal judge to quash his subpoena to testify

Jim Renacci

U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci has asked a federal judge in Cleveland to stop attorneys for a Northeast Ohio businessman from forcing him to testify at the trial. Renacci, R-Wadsworth has been subpoenaed to possibly testify in the ongoing trial of telemarketing millionaire Ben Suarez. His attorneys wrote in a motion filed Monday that the congressman’s Read More…

Attorneys for father: Chiropractor broke 3½-month-old baby’s leg

Christian VanMeter

Defense attorneys for an accused infant abuser argue the chiropractors who cared for the baby are the ones who broke the baby’s leg and are lying about it. “The alternative is saying, ‘We malpracticed,’ ” defense attorney Noah Munyer told a Medina County jury during opening arguments Tuesday. “And, of course, they’re not going to Read More…

Local eateries to hold benefits for two fathers who died this month

Dead Dads

MEDINA — Two area restaurants will hold benefit specials that will aid the families of two fathers who died earlier this month. On June 17, the Medina and Brunswick Marco’s Pizza shops will donate 15 percent of all sales in honor of Medina School’s teacher Dan Sherman, 36, of Montville Township, who died last week Read More…