October 31, 2014

Medina
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Bernard L. Yoss

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Bernard L. Yoss, 89, of West Salem, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Hospice of Medina County. He was born June 15, 1925 in Sardis, Ohio, the son of Clarence and Louise (Schaub) Yoss. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He married Emma Young on March 1, 1947 who died March 6, 2001. Read More…

Jeffrey T. Lee

Jeffrey T. Lee, 50, of Ravenna, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ravenna, Ohio. Mr. Lee was born May 6, 1964 in Lodi, to John and Judy (Ramsier) Lee. He has lived in Ravenna the past 16 years. He was employed at Pepsi in Twinsburg, where has worked the past Read More…

This week’s Medina County police log (updated three times weekly)

Note: This page is updated on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Brunswick police Wednesday, Oct. 22 8:05 p.m. — North Carpenter Road, Craig A. Posey, 37, 1500 block of Princeton Drive, Brunswick, charged with speeding, operating a vehicle impaired, failure to reinstate a license, no operator’s Read More…

Montville Twp. police officer pleads not guilty in K-9 dog’s death

Sgt. Brett Harrison

MEDINA — A Montville Township police sergeant pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning in Medina Municipal Court to misdemeanor charges in the death of his police dog by heatstroke last month. Sgt. Brett Harrison is facing two counts of animal cruelty, second-degree misdemeanors that carry up to three months in jail and $750 in fines each. Read More…

Black River teacher, student attendance low day after threats

Superintendent Chris Clark

Safety concerns at Black River Schools prompted parents to pull their children out of class Wednesday, one day after the district received a series of bomb threats that closed the campus for the day. Teacher attendance also was down. After a bomb threat was received Tuesday morning at the high-school level, all buildings were closed. Read More…

Volleyball: Balance key for Devils against taller Kenston

Olivia Krivanek and state-ranked Brunswick will play Kenston in a Division I regional semifinal. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

BRECKSVILLE — Ally Badowski, Julia Holden, Gina Yurik, Olivia Krivanek and Amanda Lessman are all capable of taking over a match for Brunswick’s volleyball team. Setters Erika Overton and Molly Grzybowski make sure they have the opportunity to do so, feeding their hottest hitters at all times. The fundamentally sound strategy has led the Blue Read More…

Volleyball: Improved Grizzlies set for semis rematch with powerful Hudson

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HUDSON — By all rights, this should have been a rebuilding year for Wadsworth’s volleyball team. Olivia Fortner, Jenna Oplinger, Rachel Pressley and Maria Sansonetti, however, refused to let that occur. The seniors provided the backbone and resolve as the Grizzlies became the first squad in Medina County history to win three consecutive district championships. Read More…

Cavs 2014-15 roster, projected roles

LeBron James

LeBron James No. 23 POSITION: Small forward HEIGHT: 6-8 WEIGHT: 250 AGE: 29 HIGH SCHOOL: Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary ACQUIRED: Free agent from Heat (July 12, 2014) NBA SEASON: 12th PROJECTED ROLE: Starter. Four-time MVP and 10-time NBA All-Star is the best player on the planet — and still in the prime of his Hall Read More…

Cavs Preview: LeBron James is back in Cleveland, and many believe a title will follow

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LeBron James isn’t promising anything, but he does have a dream — and it has a chance of becoming a reality. “For me, I’ve had a vision of boats and floats going down East 9th Street in a (championship) parade,” the Cavaliers small forward said. “If you don’t have a vision, you can’t get to it.” Read More…

Scott Petrak: Twitter was must-see social media Monday night

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Twitter can be trouble. People have lost jobs because of an ill-advised 140 characters, including PGA of America president Ted Bishop last week. Guys are so worried about what they’re missing in their timelines, they bury their heads in their phones and ignore their friends at the bar. It’s added hours to the beat writers’ Read More…