August 30, 2014

Medina
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ACT preparation classes available at Medina County Career Center

College-bound students planning to take the ACT will have two opportunities to enroll in preparation classes at the Medina County Career Center, 1101 W. Liberty St., Medina. The five-week course includes sample ACT tests to identify areas of weakness and help with setting goals and building confidence in taking the test. The classes will be Read More…

Local restaurants, food providers recognized for cleanliness

Fifteen local food service operations, including seven school cafeterias, received Excellence Awards from the Medina County Health Department as acknowledgement of their infraction-free inspection reports and service, sanitation, and safety efforts. Forty others received Compliance Awards. The annual Excellence Awards are presented to operations that are shown after routine food safety-inspections to be free of Read More…

Grand jury indicts Bronson Street occupant on charge of allowing drugs

The Gazette A Bronson Street resident being sued by the city has been indicted by a grand jury on felony charges of permitting drug abuse. David Reed, 53, of 416 Bronson St., Medina, was indicted this week by a grand jury on the charge, a fifth-degree felony. Prosecutor Dean Holman said he would present the Read More…

High School Football: Buckeye at Revere

Richard Doyle The Gazette BATH TWP. — The Buckeye football team was hoping its stars would shine on the first night of the season. Revere, on the other hand, was hoping to get its program back to the level of dominance it had from 1989-2005, when it qualified for the playoffs seven times. The Minutemen Read More…

High School Football: Wadsworth at Ashland

Mike Peticca The Gazette ASHLAND — Remarkably successful football coaches such as Wadsworth’s Greg Dennison can’t be expected to recall all their victories. Dennison, though, will always remember his 139th win as the Grizzlies’ leader and 150th overall in his high school career. Dennison, who had kidney removal surgery Aug. 12, wore a headset in Read More…

Week 1 Medina County high school football scores

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It’s finally high school football season. Week 1 kicks off tonight, and we’ve got you covered for Medina County scores.  If you’re interested in Lorain County scores, head over to our sister paper, The Chronicle-Telegram. We’ll keep this page updated with scores as we get them. Do you have a score update that we haven’t Read More…

Attorney named in capital murder case

A Brunswick man facing capital murder charges has been appointed the same defense attorney who represented Steven Cepec in his capital murder trial. James Tench, 28, faces charges of aggravated murder, murder, aggravated robbery, kidnapping and evidence tampering. If convicted, he could be sentenced to the death penalty. He’s accused of killing his mother, Mary Read More…

Ex-player sues Medina Schools

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Katie Anderson and David Knox | The Gazette A 2013 graduate of Medina High School is suing the school district and three staff members charging he unfairly was dropped by the basketball team after using Internet social media to complain about a lack of playing time. Chase Johanson, 19, of Medina, originally filed the lawsuit Read More…

Seville seeks Council member, zoning inspector

Seville is looking for a new Village Council member and zoning inspector. Councilman Dennis Barrington resigned his seat earlier this month, explaining that the demands of his full-time job limited his ability to attend Council meetings, Mayor Gene Sulzener said. Sulzener said he and Council members regret losing Barrington but “understand Mr. Barrington’s lack of Read More…

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

Note: This page is updated every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Brief chase leads to charges, citations BRUNSWICK — Two men were arrested Friday and another two were issued citations following a brief car and foot chase in Brunswick. According to a report, police saw a driver travel recklessly through the Laurel Hill apartment complex to Read More…