September 18, 2014

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Cavs start another season

This much we know for sure: The Cavaliers are coming off a season in which they advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in the 37-year history of the franchise. This we also know: The Cavaliers were quickly sent packing in four games by the San Antonio Spurs, they are missing a key Read More…

Grizzlies tickets to go on sale

WADSWORTH — Tickets for Wadsworth’s playoff football game at Toledo Whitmer on Saturday will go on sale Thursday. The tickets will be available between 7:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Wadsworth High School athletic office. Tickets will also be for sale on Saturday morning. Presale tickets are $6. Wadsworth will receive a portion of Read More…

Kosik is thankful for early detection

Renee Kosik of Hinckley Township wears a thin silver bracelet around her right wrist, with a pink ribbon etched into each link. The piece of jewelry not only serves as a daily reminder of her recent struggle with breast cancer, but also as a symbol of the love from her 10-year-old son, Logan, who bought Read More…

Pink Ribbon Canaries help others face cancer

“No one should go through this by herself.” This sincere sentiment felt by four friends gradually grew stronger until, in 2006, they knew they had to do something positive with their shared experience: living with breast cancer. The women — Mary Beth Esterburg, Pat Doner, Cheryl Sturgess and Marita Leachko — all are survivors of Read More…

Battling breast cancer through action, advocacy

Members of the National Breast Cancer Coalition, a grassroots organization, are dedicated to ending breast cancer through action and advocacy. Following are a few statistics that speak to the need to end this disease: – The National Cancer Institute estimates a woman in the United States has a one in eight chance of developing invasive Read More…

Thinking pink

Now people with hearing loss can show their support for breast cancer research in a unique way. Pat and Steve Strnad of Medina Hearing Aid Services at 19 Highland Court are offering the Oticon Delta “Think Pink.” The pink hearing device allows wearers to promote awareness and help raise funds at the same time. During Read More…

Medina native volunteers in Nicaragua

The people in Masaya, Nicaragua, might struggle with inconsistent running water and electricity and live in a far more relaxed culture. But Medina native Rebecca Schneider, who has been volunteering in Masaya since August, has noticed the similarities to her hometown. When it comes down to it, they are no different than people in Medina Read More…

County residents enjoy food choices at Taste of Medina County and Finer With Age

For the 17th year, the annual Taste of Medina County, indisputably one of the most prestigious events of the season, was held Oct. 18 at Weymouth Country Club, where hundreds of guests enjoyed the offerings of the 19 participating local restaurants that donated deliciously prepared foods, many of which are signature dishes at their eateries: Read More…

Betty A. Ballard

Betty A. Ballard, 75, of Wadsworth, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at Hospice Care Center. She was born April 15, 1932, and was a waitress. She is survived by her son, Les (Sharon) Shoyat of Wadsworth; daughter, Sandie (Keith) Matheney of Coeur d’Alene, Iowa; grandchildren, Tony (Holli) Shoyat of Ft. Mitchell, Ky., Kristi Shoyat Read More…

Benjamin A. Gregg

Benjamin A. Gregg, 80, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, in his home surrounded by his family. Mr. Gregg was a manager at MTD Productions, retiring after 45 years of loyal service. He was an active member of the West Park Veterans Club and Brunswick Eagles. He was a veteran, serving in the Read More…