February 6, 2016

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Yankees 10, Indians 6: Sloppy Tribe drops series opener in the Bronx

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NEW YORK — The Cleveland Indians dropped a chance to take control of a game against the New York Yankees early and never recovered. First baseman Carlos Santana couldn’t handle shortstop Jose Ramirez’s throw with one out in the first, allowing Derek Jeter to start a five-run inning and lead New York to a 10-6 Read More…

‘Nuisance’ house owner arrested in Medina drug case

The Rev. C.P. Carter of Medina’s Second Baptist Church on Bronson Street has known resident David Reed, who was charged Thursday with permitting drug abuse, for seven years. He said he hoped that after Reed’s latest stint in prison that he would turn his life around. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

Nick Glunt and Andrew Davis | The Gazette A man at risk of a Medina police-initiated eviction from his Bronson Street residence was arrested Thursday evening, charged with allowing a drug deal to take place at his home. David Reed, 53, who has a history of incarceration as a result of drug charges, told The Read More…

Medina native editing videos for U.S. Open

From left, Jonny Greco, former director of video production for the Cleveland Cavaliers; Nathan Chojnacki, former producer from Medina; and Alex Johnson, director of video production, hold up awards in July 2012 in the control room of Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavaliers’ production team won two Emmy Awards, two Information, Display and Entertainment Awards and one Telly Award in the seven years Chojnacki spent with the team. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

Nathan Chojnacki has his work cut out for him before Aug. 18, when he returns to New York for the U.S. Open. He’ll be editing clips for eight athlete profile videos that will air on the big screens during one of the biggest events in tennis, which begins Aug. 25. Chojnacki, who was born and Read More…

North Carolina DA’s death delays trial of Ashland man on murder charge

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A trial date has yet to be set for an accused killer who was arrested at a Wadsworth motel two years ago by U.S. marshals. Nathan Summerfield, 29, of Ashland, is accused of strangling and stabbing his girlfriend, 33-year-old Lynn Jackenheimer, while they and her children, ages 13 and 3, were vacationing in North Carolina’s Read More…

Returning champ to defend his title at Valley City Frog Jump Festival

Residents and businesses are gearing up for Sunday’s 52nd annual Valley City Frog Jump Festival, but for 8-year-old returning champion Nicholas Hurt, the preparation is like any other year. “My grandpa has a friend who has a pond and every year they go to it and get frogs,” he said. “We bring them home and Read More…

Brunswick company Philpott celebrates 125 years

State Rep. Dave Hall, right, shares a joke with Mike Baach, president and CEO of Philpott, Friday morning during a celebration commemorating 125 years in business at the company’s Brunswick headquarters. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

More than 200 employees, family, friends, business leaders and government officials crowded Brunswick’s Industrial Park on Friday morning to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Philpott. The company was founded in Cleveland in 1889 as a rubber hose and belting supply house by John W. Philpott, whose two sons-in-law managed the business before he sold it Read More…

PHOTOS: Ballooning literacy at Seville Library

Harlow Johnson, 3, and her mother, Katie Herald, delight in a balloon rabbit she received at the Seville Library on Friday afternoon. The Samurai Balloon Guy, also known as Tim Brown, crafted dragons, rhinoceros, ponies and cows for children who successfully completed the summer reading program at the library. Children also treated to Popsicles. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE PHOTOS)