February 13, 2016

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Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79; filling vacancy poses challenge in election year

WASHINGTON — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia’s death at Read More…

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Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79; filling vacancy poses challenge in election year

WASHINGTON — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia’s death at Read More…

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Ice Festival begins burning

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Bob Finnan and Lawrence Pantages The Gazette It was the ultimate contrast — fire and ice. In the end, the bonfire went out and the ice melted, despite the single-digit temperatures. The first night of the 22nd Medina Ice Festival was a success, even though the weather was better suited for polar bears. Hundreds were Read More…

Lawyer: NEXUS can’t be stopped; landowners should take best deal possible

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Ten people came to the Medina Community Recreation Center on Friday night to hear a presentation on landowner rights and eminent domain from Michael Braunstein, a Columbus lawyer who said his firm Goldman & Braunstein has expertise in pipeline compensation cases.

Elizabeth Dobbins and Lawrence Pantages The Gazette Lawyers from a Columbus-based firm told Medina County landowners Friday night that the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline is going to be a reality and it will affect nearly 200 properties. Goldman & Braunstein representatives came to the Medina Community Recreation Center to explain landowner rights in compensation and Read More…

Grand jury indicts Hinckley man in siblings’ killings

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Dean Simms, 42, was indicted Wednesday by the grand jury in Medina Municipal Court in connection with the death of his brother Randy Szychowicz, 45, and sister Cynthia Gesaman, 52. Simms, of 2629 Babcock Road in Hinckley, charged with two counts of murder and one count of aggravated murder for each victim but can only Read More…

Find something other than love on Valentine’s Day: Healthy Medina hosting scavenger hunt

A partnership of groups, Healthy Medina, is hosting a “contest of connection” on Valentine’s Day. Participants are invited to create a team of up to four people, set aside at least an hour and $5 for a local adventure, and join the Amazing Race event. Entrants will have a chance to win a variety of Read More…

High school basketball: Brunswick beats Strongsville for a party 50 years in the making

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STRONGSVILLE — Kevin Simmons set off a celebration that was 50 years in the making for Brunswick’s boys basketball team. The senior forward split the defense to score a driving layup with 0.6 seconds left Friday, giving the Blue Devils a 37-35 victory over Strongsville and at least a share of the Greater Cleveland Conference Read More…

High school basketball: Brecksville clinches division, but Wadsworth makes Bees work for it

BRECKSVILLE — The Brecksville boys basketball team was prepared to clinch the Suburban League National Division title in front of a home crowd. Wadsworth made the Bees work until the final seconds to do so Friday night. The Grizzlies, seventh in the eight-team league coming in, took a two-point lead into the locker room at Read More…

High school basketball: Cloverleaf plays complete game, still falls to Field

BRIMFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team played one of its best games of the season Friday night against Field in a Portage Trail Conference Metro Division matchup. The Colts made big shots, won the rebounding battle, bounced back from an early deficit and took the Falcons to the wire. Unfortunately for Cloverleaf, it Read More…

High school basketball: Black River rallies, but Buckeye refuses to lose

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SULLIVAN TWP. — Wild, intense, physical and an oh-so-close miracle comeback … otherwise, it was a standard Buckeye-Black River boys basketball game. The Bucks did all they could to grab defeat from the jaws of victory Friday against the never-say-die Pirates, but seniors Liam Murray and Nick Wills refused to lose. Final score: Buckeye 64, Read More…