September 16, 2014

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Cavaliers’ deal for Kevin Love to happen, according to reports

Kevin Love

The impending trade of Kevin Love to the Cavaliers gained even more steam Thursday. There wasn’t much fresh news, but Adrian Wojnarowski, a highly respected and well-connected writer for Yahoo Sports, reported the Cavs will send Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a 2015 first-round pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Love. The deal Read More…

LeBron James attends Browns practice, sends jolt of excitement through coaches, players

Cleveland Browns training camp Day 12

BEREA — The best basketball player on the planet was the marquee attraction at Browns training camp. Cavaliers superstar LeBron James and his sons LeBron Jr. and Bryce attended practice Thursday morning, much to the delight of Cleveland’s players and coaches. The four-time NBA MVP spent an hour standing on the field — chatting with Read More…

Medina’s Teske makes verbal commitment to Michigan

  MEDINA — Incoming Medina junior Jon Teske verbally committed to the University of Michigan on Thursday. Teske, a 6-foot-11 center, selected the Wolverines over archival OhioState. As a sophomore, Teske averaged 10.3 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.9 rebounds as Medina reached the Copley Division I District championship. He is expected to have a much larger Read More…

Politician: Indians should change racially insensitive name, mascot

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It’s time for the Cleveland Indians to drop their name and Chief Wahoo mascot, an Ohio state senator says. Eric Kearney, a Democrat from Cincinnati, introduced a resolution Wednesday that would encourage the baseball team to adopt a new name and mascot, citing racial insensitivity. He also sent a letter to Indians Read More…

Indians unveil renovations to Progressive Field

Mark Shapiro

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are making extensive renovations to 20-year-old Progressive Field, a move that team officials say will improve the fan experience but will reduce capacity at the downtown ballpark by about 5,000 seats. Team President Mark Shapiro said at a news conference Thursday that the planned changes are the result of Read More…

Seven ways to create stronger passwords

1. Make your password long. The recommended minimum is eight characters, but 14 is better and 25 is even better than that. Some services have character limits on passwords, though. 2.Use combinations of letters and numbers, upper and lower case and symbols such as the exclamation mark. Some services won’t let you do all of Read More…

Hinckley Twp. bar cited for drugs, gambling

Staff and wire reports State investigators filed more than 200 drug-related administrative charges against liquor permits in Ohio last year, including one in Medina County. The Ohio Investigative Unit reported its agents filed 267 administrative charges against liquor permits for drug use, possession or sales, and sales or possession of drug paraphernalia in 2013. The Read More…

High school golf: Motivated Bees get sweet taste of revenge

Medina’s Evan Schreck tees off on the third hole at Brookside Country Club during the Medina County Tournament. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

NORTON — Sam Thies didn’t mince words. The Medina boys golf team has unfinished business. Led by the senior’s career round, the Bees edged Highland by three strokes to win the Medina County Tournament at picture-perfect Barberton Brookside Country Club. Legendary coach Jeanne Pritchard’s team finished second in the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division for Read More…

County Home gets enough meat from fair to last it half a year

The Medina County Home received close to $14,000 worth of meat donations this year from the Junior Fair Livestock Auction at the county fair. County Home Superintendent Joyce Giles said several participants, both businesses and residents, purchased livestock from 4-H children during the Saturday morning sale and donated the meat to the County Home. She Read More…

Projects underway on Ryan Road, throughout Medina

Columbia Gas workers replace the gas lines on Ryan Road Wednesday

Columbia Gas finished replacing gas lines Wednesday on Ryan Road to complete a road renovation project in Medina. City Service Director Nino Piccoli said other projects throughout the city this month include: • Replacing 130 slabs of concrete throughout the city. • Renovating Dennison Court, off of Lafayette Road, with expected completion in early September. • Repaving U.S. Read More…