October 22, 2014

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Golf: Highland, Medina have no regrets, finish sixth, eighth

Highland senior Chloe McKinzie putts during the second round of the Division I state tournament. (TRISHA KRAKOWSKI / GAZETTE)

COLUMBUS — Second-round expectations were relatively tame for the Highland and Medina girls golf teams at the Division I state tournament. Both walked off Ohio State University’s Gray Course satisfied with their seasons. Basically holding their ground in gloomy, 50-degree weather Saturday, the Hornets kept the status quo to finish sixth and the Bees fell Read More…

Jaguars pick up first win against Browns

Brian Hoyer, John Greco, Paul McQuistan

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — One by one, the Browns stressed they didn’t take the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars lightly. The alternative explanation for the ugly performance wasn’t any better. “We just didn’t play well,” quarterback Brian Hoyer said. “We got our butts kicked. They handed it to us.” The Jaguars got their first win of the year Read More…

Brian Hoyer one of many who had bad day for the Browns

Brian Hoyer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coach Mike Pettine knew quarterback Brian Hoyer didn’t play well. He wanted everyone else to realize Hoyer wasn’t alone Sunday in Cleveland’s 24-6 loss to the Jaguars. “Today is a really good example of when a team wins a quarterback gets a lot of credit, and when they don’t he’s going to Read More…

Browns Notes: Offensive line suffers with Alex Mack

Brian Hoyer, Telvin Smith

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The line and the offense didn’t look the same in the first full game without two-time Pro Bowl center Alex Mack. The Browns averaged 2.3 yards a rush and quarterback Brian Hoyer was harassed all day. The Jaguars have a stout frontline, but the Browns missed Mack, who’s done for the season Read More…

Gazette reporter runs from zombies for Project: LEARN 5K fundraiser

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I was trying to keep a good pace as I approached the forest edge. I’d already encountered three or so groups of the undead, and I entered the safe zone thinking I was already a goner. I peeked over my shoulder to find my flags missing, stolen by the first waves of zombies as I Read More…

Meadows Turkey Bowl to benefit Medina Twp. family

Peter Radke

After Peter Radke, of Medina Township, died this summer while trying to save a 16-year-old girl from drowning in Lake Erie, the community rallied around his family. Now the sponsors of the Meadows Turkey Bowl will be pitching in to help the family this Thanksgiving. “We want to raise as much as we can to Read More…

Medina woman recovering after crash that killed passenger

A woman is recovering who was seriously injured in a car crash Friday afternoon that killed one and injured others. Teresa Green, 40, of Medina, was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland with serious injuries. Her passenger, Tara Green, 21, of Burbank, also was transported there and died of her injuries. A nursing supervisor Read More…

Donald Charles Behner

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Donald Charles Behner, 90, of Hinckley was taken from us Saturday, October 18, 2014. He was born July 7, 1924 in Cleveland, to Charles and Cecelia (Beyer) Behner. Donald was formerly a marketing manager for American Tank & Fabricating Co. and North American Refractories Co. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed shooting. Donald was Read More…

Olga Galandiuk

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Olga Galandiuk (nee Wankewycz), 64, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Eugene; loving mother of Markian (Courtney), David and Erica; devoted daughter of Kataryna and the late Mychajlo Wankewycz; dearest sister of Steve Wankewycz (Gaynette). Friends may call at The Kolodiy-Lazuta Funeral Home, 5677 State Rd., Parma, Tuesday, October Read More…

Edith May Howell

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Edith May Howell, 89, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 18, 2014. She enjoyed embroidering, bingo, casino trips and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She is survived by daughter, Peggy (Ray) Hawkins of Brunswick; sons, Jim (Adeline) of Cleveland and Ernie (Donna) of Niles, Ohio. Edith was Maw to 11 and a Read More…