July 23, 2016

Medina
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Lafayette Township reflects on hectic week at Republican National Convention

Lafayette Township Trustee Lynda Bowers had not slept in more than 24 hours, but she finally went home Friday morning. As an operations volunteer at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Bowers had a busy schedule for the past two weeks. She worked as a dispatcher and facilitated motorcades for speakers. She said Friday that Read More…

Medina County residents talk reasons to support Trump

There were divisive opinions within the Republican Party during the 2016 presidential primary season about whether New York businessman Donald Trump could attract a majority to win the White House in November. But as far as sentiments go from interviews with some Medina County Republican supporters, Trump became that person Thursday night. A gathering of Read More…

Local attendees see GOP becoming unified as convention ends

By the last night of the Republican National Convention, the GOP has moved toward unity, Medina Municipal Court Clerk Nancy Abbott said minutes before the start of Thursday night’s speeches in Quicken Loans Arena. “I bought a Trump button,” she laughed. Two days prior, Abbott, a pledged John Kasich alternate delegate, cast her vote for Read More…

Medina Township police seek person after restaurant incident

Police said Thursday they are still searching for an individual after an incident Wednesday at restaurants on Medina Road near Interstate 71. Medina Township Police Chief Dave Arbogast told The Gazette the incident began at Bob Evans on Medina Road and continued to Denny’s, also on Medina Road. Arbogast said three individuals were arrested. Names Read More…

Anti-Trump — not anti-GOP — protesters take to streets in Cleveland

David Knox | The Gazette The fourth and last day of the Republican National Convention saw demonstrators again taking to the streets of Cleveland to protest the nomination of Donald Trump for president. But the nearly 300 people that marched across the nearly mile-long Lorain-Carnegie Bridge on Thursday afternoon were a different breed than those who Read More…

Teens charged with felony vandalism of golf course

Two 18-year-olds from Montville Township have each been charged with one count of felony vandalism. Vandalism to the 15th green on the golf course at the Fox Meadow Country Club at 4260 Fox Meadow Drive in Montville Township is estimated at $4,000 in damages. Charged were Austin Provost, of the 6000 block of Fawndale Drive Read More…

County GOP holds watch party at Buffalo Wild Wings

Medina County Republican Party chairman Chuck Calvert said it was time for the party to “mend fences” as New York business executive Donald J. Trump accepted the nomination for president Thursday night at the national convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Calvert and a group of about 20 county party supporters gathered at Buffalo Read More…

BREAKING: Citing HB2, NBA announces relocation of 2017 All-Star Game from North Carolina

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. The league had expressed its opposition to the law known as HB2 since it was enacted in March, and its decision Thursday came less than Read More…

BREAKING: Ailes out at Fox News

NEW YORK — Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel, his career at the network he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years over with stunning swiftness following allegations that he forced out a former anchor after she spurned his sexual advances. Network parent 21st Read More…

Protests at RNC turn violent; 18 arrested

Jon Wysochanski and Brad Dicken | The Gazette Police arrested 18 people Wednesday after a skirmish broke out following a protest by the Revolutionary Communist Party in which a flag was burned. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams, flanked by Mayor Frank Jackson, told reporters during a 7 p.m. press briefing that the 18 arrests included two Read More…