October 20, 2014

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Country club sued over worker’s death

The family of a 33-year-old worker electrocuted at Fox Meadow Country Club last summer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Michael Krebs, of Fairlawn, died July 10 while working on a damaged irrigation pipe near the fifth hole at Fox Meadow Country Club, 4260 Fox Meadow Drive, Montville Township. Krebs, an assistant golf course superintendent, Read More…

Ex-employee’s lawsuit costs county insurance fee

MEDINA — Medina County will pay $2,500 to meet an insurance deductible in a payout resulting from the settlement of a federal lawsuit between the county’s clerk of courts and a former employee. County Administrator Chris Jakab said no more than $2,500 will be paid from county funds in the settlement. “That’s our standard deductible,” Read More…

Descendants of Wadsworth founding families sought

WADSWORTH — Wadsworth’s Bicentennial Committee is searching for members of the city’s founding families who are residents two centuries later. Local descendants of the city’s founders will be recognized Aug. 7 at the town square as part of the yearlong bicentennial celebration. “They’re going to talk about the founding families at the ceremony,” said Johanna Read More…

Pizza Palooza, farmers market today in Medina

Downtown Medina will be bustling today with two crowd-drawing events to satisfy every appetite. The second annual Pizza Palooza will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Public Square. After buying an $8 “pizza passport” and casting a vote to determine who has the best pizza in Medina County, visitors can buy the best in Read More…

PHOTOS: ‘World’s biggest yard sale’ continues Friday in Seville

(NICK GLUNT / GAZETTE)

Seville’s annual village-wide yard sale kicked off Friday morning and will continue 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. thousands of people visited the village Friday. The event is sponsored by the Seville Chamber of Commerce and is billed as the “world’s biggest yard sale.” Hundreds of booths are set up throughout the village — including Read More…

Recent Medina graduate signs record deal with Cleveland label

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MEDINA — Taylor Esposito’s friends always told her that she would be famous one day. Now the Medina High School grad is getting her chance for a career as a pop singer. Less than two weeks after she stepped off the stage with her diploma in hand, Esposito signed a recording contract with Cleveland-based Tri Read More…

Kid bicyclists wearing helmets to be rewarded

MEDINA — Wadsworth and Medina police departments will be on the lookout this summer to reward youngsters who are wearing their helmets when riding bicycles and scooters. Officers will issue safety citations to children 12 and younger who are riding safely. The citations can be redeemed at local Dairy Queens for a child’s cone and Read More…

Students acquire hands-on experience with government

MEDINA — Area boys entering their senior year of high school received lessons in the governmental process this past week at Buckeye Boys State at Bowling Green State University. Fourteen boys from the county’s high schools represented Medina’s American Legion Post 202 in the simulation, which has been held each year since 1936. Participants were: Read More…

Lue, Gentry has second interviews

  Rick Noland The Gazette Now more than a month old, the Cavaliers’ coaching search still appears to be going in several directions. Los Angeles Clippers assistants Tyronn Lue, 37, and Alvin Gentry, 59, reportedly had second interviews Friday with general manager David Griffin. Owner Dan Gilbert was also set to take part. That could Read More…

Clarett will be in Wadsworth for a benefit and camp

  Brad Bournival The Gazette WADSWORTH — “BigMo” is coming to Wadsworth and he’s staying for two days. One of the most polarizing sports figures to step foot on Ohio State’s campus over the last two decades, gridiron great Maurice Clarett has been in the news for a variety of reasons. The former running back Read More…