October 25, 2014

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Browns: Kyle Shanahan expects offense to improve vs. Oakland

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BEREA — Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan believes there is nowhere to go but up following a dismal performance Sunday in Jacksonville. Cleveland only managed two field goals and 266 total yards — both season lows — in a 24-6 loss to the Jaguars at EverBank Field. “I don’t think there was one position that Read More…

Browns run defense continues to struggle, as coaches, players continue to look for solutions

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BEREA — The Browns have had a lot of awful run defenses since 1999. The current edition fits right in. Through six games, the Browns rank last in the NFL with 155.5 rushing yards allowed per game. If the season ended at that number, it would be the most allowed by the Browns since 2000 Read More…

‘Fiscal emergency’ nears end at Cloverleaf Schools

Cloverleaf officials expect the school district’s “fiscal emergency” status will be lifted by the end of the year because voters approved two funding issues in the spring. The Ohio Department of Education declared the district in a state of fiscal emergency in January 2012, and a five-member Fiscal Oversight Commission has been overseeing Cloverleaf’s finances Read More…

California man gets prison for sex with Medina teen

A 24-year-old California man will spend 17½ years in federal prison for traveling cross-country to have sex with a 14-year-old Medina girl he met over the Internet. In July, Edwin Franco Rolffo-Zavala, of Novato, pleaded guilty to federal charges of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, sexual exploitation of a child and certain activities related Read More…

Schedules set for leaf collection in Medina County

Greg Brine, left, and Martin Reese suck up leaves in Medina as part of the city’s leaf disposal service. Communities throughout Medina County will be picking up leaves from residents through the end of November. ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE

With leaves falling throughout Medina County, municipal workers are moving through neighborhoods picking up those raked to the curb. Leaf programs are underway in Brunswick, Medina, Wadsworth, Lodi and Seville. Brunswick Brunswick sanitation crews will sweep up leaves on the same day as regularly scheduled rubbish removal, depending on the weather. Residents are advised to Read More…

David S. Easterling “Scotty”

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David S. Easterling “Scotty”, 73, of Seville, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014. He was born November 21, 1940 in Marietta, Ohio and had spent the majority of his life and raised his family in the Sharon Center area. Scotty was a 1958 graduate of Norton High School, where he lettered in baseball and basketball. Read More…

Betty L. Adkins

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Betty L. Adkins, 77, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014. She was born May 16, 1937. Betty will be dearly missed by her beloved husband of 54 years, Carlos; children, Carlos, Jr. (Angela), Debra Schroeder; grandchildren, Joe Schroeder, Gina (Rob) Simpson; great grandchildren, Nicholas and Zachary. Friends may join the family for visitation Read More…

James F. Depew, Sr.

James F. Depew, Sr., 73, of Medina, went to his heavenly home Wednesday, October 22, 2014. He was born in Brook Park, August 26, 1941, to the late George and Lula Depew. James resided in Strongsville prior to moving to Medina County in 1969. He served as a Boy Scout leader, while his sons were Read More…

Mary Jacqueline Tramonte

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Mary Jacqueline Tramonte, 32, died Monday, October 20, 2014 in Cleveland. She was a beloved daughter, mother, sister, partner, granddaughter, aunt, niece and friend. Mary’s hundreds of friends and relatives are in deep mourning because of her untimely death. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 A.M., Friday, October 24, 2014 at St. Francis Xavier Read More…

Mary Leyser

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Mary Leyser (nee Cooper), 94, of Valley City, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014. She was born March 27, 1920 in Cleveland, She was the beloved wife of the late Carman; loving mother of Becky Sadaj (Brian) and Barbara Puckett (Ronnie); cherished grandmother of Melanie Wood (Richie), Travis McCammon (Anissa), Andrew McCammon, Ashley Darling (Scott) Read More…