October 23, 2014

Medina
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Lakefront strolls now aided by bridges in Brunswick

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Two bridges connecting a trail around Brunswick Lake opened Saturday to walkers, bikers, joggers and their pets. The trail also connects to the Medina County Park District’s loop at the Susan B. Hambley Nature Center. Plans to construct a trail connecting residential areas with Brunswick Town Center and other retail plazas on Center Road were Read More…

Federal judges hear arguments in 4 states’ gay marriage cases

Duane Lewis and Rex Van Alstine

CINCINNATI (AP) — Judges Martha Craig Daughtrey and Deborah L. Cook made it clear fairly quickly they stood on opposite sides of the same-sex marriage debate. Their colleague, Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, however, gave fewer hints as to where he may come down when the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decides the fate of Read More…

Disputed move of asphalt plant in Medina is a no-go, company says

A proposal to move an asphalt plant to West Smith Road, which faced opposition from nearby residents, is off the table. Medina Community Development Director Jonathan Mendel said the Shelly Co., which appeared before the city’s Planning Commission last month to seek a conditional zoning certificate for the plant, told him it will not pursue Read More…

Indians to renovate Progressive Field

Indians Ballpark Renovation Baseball

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians plan an extensive renovation of Progressive Field over the next two years, remodeling the 20-year-old downtown ballpark to better connect with their fans. The club intends to make interior and exterior modifications to the area stretching from center to right field, a person familiar with the plans confirmed for The Read More…

Reds down Indians as bottom of order gets best of Danny Salazar

Danny Salazar

CINCINNATI — Danny Salazar handled the top of Cincinnati’s batting order. It was the bottom that caught up with him. Zack Cozart hit a three-run homer off the left-field foul pole, Kristopher Negron added a two-run shot and the Cleveland Indians opened a five-game road trip with an 8-3 loss to the Reds on Wednesday Read More…

Browns Notes: Safety Tashaun Gipson excited to play Saturday after avoiding serious knee injury

Taylor Gabriel, Tashaun Gipson

BEREA — Free safety Tashaun Gipson roamed the deep part of the field and closed in on the line of scrimmage Wednesday during team drills. It was a welcome sight after he left practice Friday with a left knee injury. “Anytime something like that happens, you are a little worried,” Gipson said. “You’re praying for Read More…

Tiger Woods shows up, practices, declares his back is ready to go for PGA Championship

PGA Championship Golf

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship. Woods caused the biggest sensation of the week Wednesday afternoon simply by driving his silver SUV into the parking lot at Valhalla. He has never arrived so late for a major Read More…

Brunswick man who killed family, burned down home is denied parole

Michael Swihart

A convicted murderer sentenced to life in prison for clubbing his family to death and burning down their Brunswick home in 1977 once again has been denied parole. Michael Swihart, who was 18 in 1977, was convicted the following year of aggravated arson, the aggravated murder of his 9-year-old brother and the murders of his Read More…

Ward Wesley Bowman

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Ward Wesley Bowman, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, slipped free from the entangling bonds of this life into the eternal presence of his Savior, Jesus Christ. John 3:16, “For God so loved the world, that He sent His only Son, (Jesus Christ), that whosoever would believe in Jesus would have everlasting life (would forever be Read More…

Michael J. Chuss, Jr.

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Michael J. Chuss, Jr., 44, of Medina, formerly of Jamestown, New York, died Sunday, August 3, 2014, in Medina, the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born July 21, 1970, in Easton, Pennsylvania, a son of Sherry Bishop Chuss and the late Michael J. Chuss, Sr. He was a 1989 graduate Read More…