October 2, 2014

Medina
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Browns Notes: Head coach Mike Pettine cautions against looking ahead

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BEREA — The Browns’ players received a mathematics lesson from coach Mike Pettine in their pre-practice meeting Tuesday. Pettine explained that the combined records of Cleveland’s next five opponents isn’t 4-16. It’s one, as in, “There is a reason why you take it one game at a time.” “You just can’t afford to look ahead Read More…

Browns: Running back Ben Tate returns to practice, will get starting job back Sunday if healthy

Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate  runs from Washington Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins and linebacker Keenan Robinson during the first half of a preseason football game in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski, File)

BEREA — Browns running back Ben Tate returned to practice Tuesday after missing three weeks with a sprained right knee. He also reclaimed the top spot on the depth chart. Cleveland coach Mike Pettine announced that Tate will start Sunday at Tennessee — provided he is healthy — with rookies Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell Read More…

Bret Michaels fan receives star treatment for a week in New York City

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Fans dream about meeting their idols, but Johnny Kocisko can proudly call his idol his friend. Kocisko, 21, has been a longtime fan of Bret Michaels, the frontman of the rock band Poison, turned popular solo artist. “I love him, I have all his CDs,” Kocisko said. Last summer, he and his mother, Linda Rubinski, Read More…

Eight showed interest in recycling center, but only three made bids

Executives from companies interested in operating the Medina County Central Processing Facility look over each other’s bids during the bid opening Tuesday afternoon in the auditorium of the Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway St. (KATIE ANDERSON / GAZETTE)

Only three companies bid on the contract to operate the Medina County Central Processing Facility. Envision Waste Services, the Cleveland-based company that operates the Westfield Township facility, had the lowest bid. Its contract expires at the end of the year. Eight companies registered to bid following an Aug. 21 tour of the facility, but only Read More…

Attorney has stake in battling proposed pipeline through county

A Summit County lawyer wants to team up with Medina property owners to fight the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline. David A. Mucklow, a 25-year veteran bankruptcy attorney, said he received a letter from Spectra Energy Co. about three weeks ago requesting permission to survey his 10 acres in Green. Mucklow, who has refused to sign Read More…

Daily Exercise

A 2012 study published in the American Journal of Physiology found that 30 minutes of daily exercise was just as effective at helping overweight adults lose weight as 60 minutes of daily exercise. For the study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen studied 60 moderately overweight men who wanted to lose weight. Men were randomly Read More…

Is the shingles vaccine necessary?

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Doctors, pharmacies and walk-in medical centers now offer more vaccinations than just the standard flu shot. People have the opportunity to get vaccinated against chickenpox as well as an offshoot of that illness known as shingles. But is the shingles vaccine necessary? And if so, why? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one Read More…

Multiple Options for Chronic Back Pain

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Millions of people of all ages suffer from chronic and re-occurring back pain.  Exercise appears to be the best way to manage this condition.  A regular exercise routine provides people with a means to help avoid re-occurrences of back pain, and helps reduce severity and duration of potential future episodes. The natural stimulus for the Read More…

Outgoing director is celebrated for building Feeding Medina County

More than 80 people packed A.I. Root Co.’s banquet hall in Medina to bid farewell to Feeding Medina County’s Executive Director Sandy Calvert, who is retiring after three years with the organization. Calvert was the founding director of Feeding Medina County and served on the task force that was instrumental in forming the organization, which Read More…

Kellan Reid McClaskey

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Kellan Reid McClaskey, born March 12, 2013, passed away peacefully in his home, Sunday afternoon, September 28, 2014. He made his departure in the loving embrace of his mother’s arms, while surrounded by those who loved him most in this world. Kellan was born at Farview Hospital and lived in Brunswick, with his mom and Read More…