December 20, 2014

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Browns Pro Bowler Joe Thomas accused of multiple environmental violations in Wisconsin

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin officials have accused Cleveland Browns lineman Joe Thomas of committing nearly a dozen environmental violations on his hunting land west of Madison. The state Department of Natural Resources sent the former Wisconsin Badgers standout and seven-time Pro Bowler a letter Wednesday accusing him of 11 violations. They range from building Read More…

Kids, highway patrol nab 1,900 pounds of food for Feeding Medina County

A food drive Saturday by the Ohio Highway Patrol at Buehler’s in Medina collected more than 1,900 pounds of food to benefit Feeding Medina County. From left, back row, Trooper Eugene Crum, Santa Claus and Trooper Steve Robison; front row, Robison’s children, Victoria and Donovan. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

A food drive inspired by a fourth-grader’s community service project collected more than 1,900 pounds of food to benefit Feeding Medina County. In combination with another drive last month, more than 2,800 pounds of food were donated to those in need. The drive, held Saturday, was sponsored by the Medina post of the Ohio Highway Read More…

Brunswick rethinking economic development

Brunswick is considering reorganizing its economic development department. City Council’s economic development committee was scheduled to receive an update from City Manager Anthony Bales on Monday night about filling the vacant economic development director position, but committee members adjourned instead to executive session to discuss “personnel.” Bales said he couldn’t get into details about what Read More…

Better way needed to handle water debt, expert tells county

A consultant told Medina County commissioners this week they must raise water rates to eliminate a $4.25 million deficit. Robert McNutt, an analyst with CT Consultants of Mentor, presented his rate study to commissioners Tuesday. He commended county officials on how the sewer fees have been handled, but called the county’s water fund debt an Read More…

Umpire, official Bill Scott had unique style, touched many lives

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MEDINA — If you played baseball or basketball in the Medina area or had children who did so, chances are you came across Bill Scott. The longtime coach, umpire and official died suddenly Monday at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carolynn, and children Jason, a Walsh Jesuit Read More…

Medina man charged in fatal Elyria shooting

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ELYRIA — A Medina man has been indicted on aggravated murder and other charges stemming from the Sept. 17 shooting death of Matthew Stinson in an Elyria apartment hallway. Jeremy Diestler, 30, also is charged with murder, felonious assault, improper discharge of a firearm at a habitation and tampering with evidence. Stinson, 25, was shot Read More…

Browns Notes: Joe Thomas is media MVP

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BEREA — Browns tackle Joe Thomas was a unanimous selection as the team’s Player of the Year by the Cleveland chapter of the Pro Football Writers Association. The seven-time Pro Bowl selection is the first offensive lineman to win the award, which has been given out since 2001. “It’s pretty special and definitely a little Read More…

Ohio State football: Cardale Jones wants to show world Big Ten final wasn’t a fluke

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COLUMBUS — Cardale Jones realizes many people weren’t even aware he was still playing football. It had been five years between big games — a state championship game as a junior in high school to the Big Ten title game Dec. 6 — and the only time people heard of him was because of an Read More…

John Weiland

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John Weiland, 92, of Cleveland, has been reunited with his loving wife of 68 years, June, in the Kingdom of God on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. John, a proud and loving father and decorated WWII veteran, is survived by his son, Michael Weiland (Claire); and daughters, Sandra Munshower, Debbie Donner (Dave), Constance Hargis (Robert), Diana Read More…

Michelle Dawn Ames

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Michelle Dawn (Wiles) Ames passed away peacefully Monday, November 24, 2014. She was born June 30, 1960, to Herb and Marlene Wiles. She lived out West for several years and moved back to Lodi for health reasons. She attended Cloverleaf schools and graduated from Auburn, Indiana. She is survived by her children, Michael Underwood, Rebekah Read More…