November 1, 2014

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MEDINA — “You’ll shoot your eye out!” Devotees of the movie, “A Christmas Story,” will quickly tell you that’s one of the signature sentences in the quirky holiday classic, spoken every time Ralphie Parker says he wants a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. But probably the second most memorable line Ralphie blurts out is: Read More…

17-year-old charged with dealing pot

Maria Kacik | The Gazette BRUNSWICK — A 17-year-old resident who allegedly was caught in the middle of a drug deal Sunday faces a felony marijuana trafficking charge. According to Brunswick police: An officer on patrol saw three suspicious males near the propane tanks at the Clark gas station, 4236 Center Road, at 9:08 p.m. Read More…

He’s one step away from the presidency

Judy A. Totts | The Gazette MEDINA — Some of the key words in Alan Penn’s vocabulary are “vision for the future, service and support.” Penn, who has been elected international vice president of Kiwanis International, is gearing up to serve in the position that will lead to the presidency of the group in 2011 Read More…

Two men injured in accident on state Route 3

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Lisa Hlavinka |The Gazette MEDINA TWP. — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on state Route 3 on Tuesday afternoon. Sgt. Pablo Cruz of the Ohio Highway Patrol reported: At 3:56 p.m., a 1999 Ford F-150 driven by Michael L. Dunlevy, 48, of Brunswick, was traveling north on Route 3 when he failed Read More…

County looks to tighten budget

Allison Wood | The Gazette MEDINA — County commissioners are looking for ways to cut as much as $1 million to balance the budget for the rest of the year. Income is down 7.5 percent from this time last year, which was caused by declining sales tax revenues and a lower return on investment income, Read More…

Kuester likely headed to Detroit

Brian Dulik | The Gazette CLEVELAND — An eventful offseason for the Cavaliers took another turn Tuesday when assistant coach John Kuester reportedly agreed to become the Detroit Pistons’ head coach. The well liked and respected Kuester — an NBA assistant for 19 years — joined Mike Brown’s Cleveland staff in August 2007 and ran Read More…

Cheri A. Spitzer

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Cheri A. Spitzer (nee Miller), 37, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009. Cheri enjoyed arts and crafts, as well as scrap booking. Cheri leaves behind her husband Mark; brother, John Miller; sister, Tamara Hinton; nieces, Sharita Timms and Shalena Dockery; nephews, Andy and Jonathan Miller; she will also leave behind her two cats, Toonces and Read More…

Mock crash offers graphic warning

Maria Kacik | The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — A boy in his tux and a girl in her prom gown slumped behind the wheel of a crumpled sedan. Their two friends — another couple supposedly on their way to prom — were trapped in the back seat. Soon, an emergency helicopter would come for one, Read More…

Josephine Rose Redlin

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Josephine Rose Redlin (nee Ferraiuolo), 85, of Brooklyn, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at her home. She was born in Cleveland, July 27, 1923. She was a secretary for Alcoa Local 1050 for 20 years. She was a long time member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church. She was a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. She Read More…

Nonprofit scavenger crews clean out doomed homes

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Lisa Hlavinka | The Gazette GLORIA GLENS — From the doorknob to the door itself, nonprofit groups are scrapping whatever they can from homes that will be razed by the county for floodplain mitigation. Medina County Habitat for Humanity is pulling items from the houses on Twilight Trail — windows, cabinetry, bathtubs — to sell Read More…