September 1, 2014

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Grand jury indicts Bronson Street occupant on charge of allowing drugs

The Gazette A Bronson Street resident being sued by the city has been indicted by a grand jury on felony charges of permitting drug abuse. David Reed, 53, of 416 Bronson St., Medina, was indicted this week by a grand jury on the charge, a fifth-degree felony. Prosecutor Dean Holman said he would present the Read More…

Ellen “Louise” Kells

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Ellen “Louise” Kells, 79, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014. She was born August 22, 1935 in Reynoldsville, West Virginia, to Richard and Cora B. (nee Williams) Griffith. She always loved spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed bowling and playing lottery. She will be dearly missed by her beloved husband, Edward; Read More…

Richard L. Andrews

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Richard L. Andrews, 82, of Brunswick, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 20, 1932 in Cleveland to Louis and Mary (nee Dorko) Andrews. Richard was a United States Army Veteran and was a member of the Brunswick VFW Post #9520. He was an avid boater, Read More…

High School Football: Medina at Brunswick

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BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick defense was glad to spend most of the first half on the field Friday against rival Medina because the Blue Devils offense was scoring so quickly. Four touchdown drives that each lasted 75 seconds or less and a momentum-swinging botched trick play by the Bees changed the non-league game for good, Read More…

High School Football: Wooster at Highland

Highland's Zack Levine runs past Wooster's JR Sample after a reception during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

GRANGER TWP. — If the Highland football team wins 13 games again this season, it will be playing for the Division II state championship. State semifinalists a year ago, the Hornets were done in by a key injury, several crucial mistakes, porous pass coverage and two debatable calls Friday night in dropping their non-league season Read More…

High School Football: Buckeye at Revere

Richard Doyle The Gazette BATH TWP. — The Buckeye football team was hoping its stars would shine on the first night of the season. Revere, on the other hand, was hoping to get its program back to the level of dominance it had from 1989-2005, when it qualified for the playoffs seven times. The Minutemen Read More…

High School Football: Cloverleaf at Northwest

CANAL FULTON — Coming into the season opener Friday at Northwest, Cloverleaf football coach BobLake knew his team was raw on offense. With just three full-time starters back and another that started late in the season, the Colts struggled to move the football against the bigger Indians and got blanked 19-0 in non-league play. “It’s Read More…

High School Football: Black River at Western Reserve

COLLINS — It featured a spastic scoring pace, a crazy fourth quarter and the most combined points in a game involving a MedinaCounty team since 1923. Even better, the game turned on a pair of defensive plays by the new guy. Black River outgunned Western Reserve by an eye-popping 72-57 final score in a season-opening Read More…

High School Football: Wadsworth at Ashland

Mike Peticca The Gazette ASHLAND — Remarkably successful football coaches such as Wadsworth’s Greg Dennison can’t be expected to recall all their victories. Dennison, though, will always remember his 139th win as the Grizzlies’ leader and 150th overall in his high school career. Dennison, who had kidney removal surgery Aug. 12, wore a headset in Read More…

Boring offense OK if it scores

Scott Petrak The Gazette The excitement level in the stands rises significantly when rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel takes the field. Coach Mike Pettine doesn’t believe that translates to an increase in energy in the huddle compared to when starter Brian Hoyer is running the show. “Yeah, I don’t agree with that,” he said Friday on Read More…