August 21, 2014

Mostly clear

Rookie Tyler Holt helps Indians rally past Twins

Michael Bourn, Tyler Holt

MINNEAPOLIS — Tyler Holt arrived at Target Field 25 minutes before the first pitch. The Cleveland Indians’ rookie had a quick bite to eat, took a few swings in the batting cage and then got the biggest hit of his young career. Yan Gomes had three hits including a home run, Holt hit a go-ahead Read More…

The debate over foods containing GMOs continues


The foods people eat and how those foods are grown and manufactured has long been a topic of contention. Recently, the subject of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, has garnered its share of attention. GMOs are organisms that have been altered via genetic engineering. Foods that contain GMOs have been produced in part in a Read More…

More arrested on drug charges in Medina’s ‘broken windows’ effort

Patrick Berarducci

Medina police say four men have been arrested this week in the ongoing crackdown on drug trafficking in Ward 1. On Sunday, police arrested Dwight E. Tuttle, 39, of Cleveland, on a fifth-degree felony charge of possession of heroin. Police say Tuttle was found with 1.5 grams of heroin and $655. The driver of the Read More…

Christopher William Clifford

Christopher William Clifford, 51, of Chatham Twp., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at his home. He was born in Lodi on December 29, 1962, to William James and Jean Lillian (Siman) Clifford and was a lifetime resident of Chatham. Christopher was a 1983 graduate of Cloverleaf High School and had enjoyed farming. Surviving Read More…

Donna Marie Flynn

Donna Marie Flynn, 65, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014. She was born January 21, 1949 in Wytheville, Virginia. Donna was a homemaker and enjoyed crafts and painting. She also enjoyed working as a crossing guard for Wadsworth City Schools. She is survived by her loving husband, Michael, to whom she was married 36 years; Read More…

Richard “Dick” DeVoe Matthews


Richard “Dick” DeVoe Matthews, 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 17, 2014. Missing him already are his daughters Jenny (Joe) Knap, Jill Matthews, Martha (Carl) Mathis, Amy (Kevin) Friday and Mary (Michael) Bodnar; grandchildren, Andrew (Lauren) and Chris Knap, Justin Matthews, Chris Mathis, Mara and Eric Friday, Dillon, Franchesca and Garrett Bodnar; his brother, Don Read More…

Maxine Collins Savage


Maxine Collins Savage, 88, of Brunswick, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014. She was born June 20, 1926, to the late Andrew and Nancy (nee West) Collins in Saul, Kentucky. Maxine enjoyed spending her life surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren and will be most remembered for her love of sewing and her talents Read More…

2014 Cleveland Labor Day Oktoberfest


Register for your chance to win free tickets to the Berea OktoberfestRandom drawing. No purchase necessary to enter.

Winners will be chosen Tuesday, August 26th at 4pm. Winners will be notified by phone and / or email.

Must be 18 enter. LCPP employees are not eligible to win. Read More…

Girls soccer: Expecting more, Medina pulls out win

Medina's Hannah Ludwig works to control the ball against Copley's Courtney Campbell during the first half. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — Chalk it up to opening-night jitters, but the Medina girls soccer team didn’t put together the effort it wanted or expected Monday. Despite that, the nationally ranked Bees still found a way to pick up a goal late in regulation to edge a pesky Copley squad 1-0 in non-league play at Medina Memorial Read More…

Cavs: Anthony Bennett refuses to be distracted

Anthony Bennett

TORONTO — Anthony Bennett is focused on the upcoming NBA season. His uniform is completely out of his control. It has been one unusual summer for two of Canada’s top young players. Bennett and Andrew Wiggins, the last two No. 1 overall picks in the NBA Draft, are expected to be traded from the Cavaliers Read More…