July 29, 2014

Medina
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Time’s running out to give

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Tammy Staples, right, a habitation assistant, and Nick Tallos of Medina help deliver about 250 toys as well as food and winter outerwear collected by the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities to the Salvation Army of Medina on Tuesday. In addition to being a drop-off location for The Gazette’s Not-Forgotten Box drive to benefit Read More…

It’s all about giving

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Medina brothers Cale, right, and P.J. Walter donate toys Wednesday for The Gazette’s Not-Forgotten Box. Cale, 13, attends Claggett Middle School and P.J., 10, is a student at Garfield Elementary. Cale said his grandfather, who was visiting from Colorado, told him that Christmas is about giving and some kids aren’t going to have one without Read More…

Dog day afternoon

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Bruizer climbs out of the Medina City Pool, 421 E. Homestead St., after taking a dip during the Doggie Pool Party on Monday afternoon. Bruizer, who turned 4 on Monday, came to the party with his owner, Kim Yakowec, of Medina. Proceeds from the event benefited the Medina County Animals Rescue and Evacuation team.

Huntington Street is open once again

Liz Sheaffer | The Gazette MEDINA — North Huntington Street, closed to traffic since January for a $1.2 million reconstruction project, reopened Friday morning. “They’ve pulled out the road closed signs, but the detour signs will come down next week,” City Engineer Patrick Patton said. The project included repairing water and sewer lines that are Read More…

Rao wins Junior PGA Sectional Qualifier

Adam Ferrise The Gazette   SOLON — Playing in what could have been his final junior golf tournament Wednesday, Ryan Rao fended off the pressure that comes with being at the top of the leader board for the final 17 holes to win the Northern Ohio Junior PGA Sectional Qualifier.   Rao is believed to Read More…

Call her a real pro

Dan Brown The Gazette   For the modest Kathleen Ekey, this week’s U.S. Women’s Open is just another tournament.   But the event in Bethlehem, Pa., is much more than that and will mark another highlight in the career of the Sharon Township native.   After qualifying for the second straight summer, Ekey made the Read More…

Flying priests land in county for conference

Liz Sheaffer | The Gazette SHARON TWP. — Flying in from across the United States, about 30 priests landed their aircraft Monday afternoon at Medina Municipal Airport. Faith is their co-pilot, but they weren’t ministering to their faithful this day. All members of the National Association of Priest Pilots, they arrived to attend their annual Read More…

Medina jumper wins state

Dan Brown | The Gazette COLUMBUS — After finishing a disappointing seventh last in the high jump season at the state track meet, Medina’s Taylor Burke was determined to stand atop the podium at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium this year. The 5-foot-8 Burke accomplished that mission Saturday. The sophomore tied the Owens Stadium record in Read More…

Georgia Lucille Brague

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Georgia Lucille Brague, 90, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009, surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 2, 1918, in Mansfield, to the late Allen and Maude Barrett. She lived in Mansfield most of her life before moving to Venice, Florida, in 1980. She moved to Medina in 1994. Mrs. Brague Read More…

Leslie Kennedy, Jr.

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Leslie Kennedy, Jr., 75, of Medina, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, May 13, 2009 in Medina. He was born August 23, 1933 in Lima. Mr. Kennedy retired from Ameritech, after 38 years of service. He graduated from Wittenburg University. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and their sporting events. Les was an Read More…