October 22, 2014

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November workshop for parents, teachers to focus on drug prevention

Medina County Drug Abuse Commission

Drug awareness educators next month will host a workshop for parents, teachers, counselors and social workers about how to spot the signs of drug abuse and what drugs are popular among teenagers. “Education is really the key. It’s an opportunity to be more educated and more aware of the issue,” said Brian Nowak, director of Read More…

Janet Ann McClellan Simmons

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Surrounded by her loving family, Janet Ann McClellan Simmons, 74, went to see Jesus Wednesday, October 8, 2014, after a long illness. Janet was born in Beverly, West Virginia on January 8, 1940 to Lee and Louise (Smith) McClellan, but was raised by her grandparents, Trudy (Mulnix) and Raymond (Poker) McClellan. Janet leaves behind her Read More…

Ronald P. Hanshue

Ronald P. Hanshue, 63, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Medina Hospital. Ronald was born July 27, 1951 in Medina, to the late Lloyd and Carol (Roshon) Hanshue. He worked at the families AMC dealership till its closing. It was at that dealership where Ronald’s passion for drag racing AMCs started, a passion which Read More…

Angela Francis Russo

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Angela Francis Russo, 45, of Medina, passed away unexpectedly from surgical complications, Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Medina General Hospital. She was born December 5, 1968 in Berea. Angela was a 1986 graduate of North Ridgeville High School. She enjoyed going out to watch her brother’s band and being with her family. Survivors include her Read More…

Tara Anne Green

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Tara Anne Green, 21, of Burbank, died Friday evening, October 17, 2014, of injuries sustained in an auto accident. She was born April 1, 1993 in Medina, the daughter of William and Teresa (Pritt) Green, Jr. She was a color guard on the Cloverleaf High School band. Tara graduated in 2011 from Cloverleaf High School Read More…

This week’s Medina County police log (updated three times weekly)

Note: This page is updated on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Medina police Wednesday, Oct. 15 3:02 p.m. — 1100 block N. Court St., caller complained about a man sitting in a vehicle with no pants on. Officers were unable to find the man. 6:30 p.m. Read More…

Added Scrutiny for Added Sugars

I understand that people are advised to cut back on added sugars in the diet. But why? Is it just that they’re “empty calories” or are there other reasons? That’s a question even the experts are pondering these days. In the past, consuming too much added sugar was seen as a sickeningly sweet path to Read More…

Volleyball: Medina, Highland excited with finals berth on line

BARBERTON — It’s a rematch one full year in the making. It also is exactly what every person in the Highland and Medina volleyball programs knew would occur. The second-seeded Hornets (16-7) and third-seeded Bees (13-10) will square off tonight at 6 in the Barberton Division I District semifinals. Though there is great respect between Read More…

Soccer: Hoban jumps out early and Buckeye can’t recover

Buckeye’s Norah Barnes hurdles Hoban’s Shannon McMahon to push the ball up the field during the first half. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

YORK TWP. — Not even Mother Nature could slow down Hoban’s girls soccer team Monday night. Despite a torrential downpour for most of the game, the speed of the third-seeded Knights overwhelmed second-seeded Buckeye en route to a 5-0 Brunswick Division II District semifinal victory at the Thiele-Pierce Track and Soccer Complex. The sloppy conditions Read More…

Brunswick High School’s roof to be fixed after hail storm, tornado

Brunswick Schools

BRUNSWICK — Three sections of Brunswick High School’s roof will be repaired before winter arrives. The school board Monday night approved a bid of $655,119 from Strongsville-based Professional Roofing Services. The roof was damaged during a hail storm and tornado that struck the city in June. “We were advised it would be better to get Read More…