July 24, 2016

Medina
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Protesters form calm camp at Kirtland Park

David Knox | The Gazette Anti-Trump folks provided the pizza. Trump supporters offered to share their beer. Welcome to Cleveland’s Kirtland Park, where about 30 overnight campers were relaxing, talking quietly and listening to music under Tuesday’s brilliant full moon. Cleveland officials announced last week that protesters and others planning to demonstrate during the Republican Read More…

Lodi’s Sweet Corn Festival begins Thursday

Lodi will celebrate its 35th Sweet Corn Festival beginning Thursday. The event will include rides and vendors and continues through Saturday. The festival, which is put on by the Lodi Chamber of Commerce, will be at the Letha House Field across from Lodi Community Library, 635 Wooster St. This year, festival chairperson Yvonne Sivard said Read More…

Hambley draws comparison between Trump, McKinley

When Donald Trump announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination a year ago, many thought the famous New York businessman faced long odds. Though few expected Trump to win, his outcome is not without historical precedent in the opinion of state Rep. Steve Hambley, R-Brunswick. The former Lorain County Community College history professor said Read More…

Strongsville man who fled from ambulance on I-71 apprehended

A Strongsville resident who was said to have jumped out of a moving ambulance on Interstate 71 late Monday night was reported safe by his girlfriend Tuesday, leading to his apprehension. Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Mark Neff, commander of the Medina post, told The Gazette on Wednesday that Quentin Crossan, 20, a psychiatric patient, was Read More…

10 things to know, Wednesday, July 20

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. In bumpy coronation, Trump takes the crown The roll call of states delivers Donald Trump the Republican presidential nomination, which he welcomed by saying: “This is a movement, but we have to go all the way.” 2. Read More…

Medina to repair, reopen pool in 2017

After more than three years of rhetoric, Medina’s Memorial Pool project was approved Tuesday at a special meeting of City Council. It passed 5-2, with Council President John Coyne and At-large Councilman Paul Rose voting against it. Medina Community Recreation Center Director Mike Wright made a last-ditch effort to garner support for improvements to the Read More…

Wadsworth man gets 18 years for fatal assault at work

A Wadsworth man was sentenced Tuesday to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty in Medina County Common Pleas Court to one count of involuntary manslaughter, a first-degree felony, and one count of kidnapping, a second-degree felony. Kevin Udell, 36, of the 600 block of Trease Road, originally was charged with kidnapping and murder in Read More…

Patient bails from ambulance on I-71, isn’t found

The Ohio Highway Patrol and Medina County Sheriff’s Office spent Monday night and early Tuesday morning searching for a man who jumped out of a moving ambulance on Interstate 71. As of Tuesday afternoon, law enforcement officers still were looking for 20-year-old Quentin Crossan. His residence was not disclosed. Sgt. Alan Dunbar of the patrol’s Read More…

Former sportscaster Chuck Galeti charged with OVI again

Former television and radio sports broadcaster Chuck Galeti, who has faced drunken driving charges in the past, was picked up this month in Litchfield Township after the Medina County Sheriff’s Office received calls about a possible impaired driver. The sheriff’s office said it received several calls of a possible drunken driver at 4:19 p.m. July Read More…

Seville to celebrate its bicentennial this weekend

Seville is celebrating its bicentennial this weekend as well as remembering residents who gave their lives in military service. Two Seville residents lost their lives during the Vietnam War and their legacy is something village Mayor Carol Carter and residents Betty Wright and Sue Fry want preserved for later generations. “We need to be responsible Read More…