July 30, 2014

Medina
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A Committed Life

The Rev. Russell W. Burden preaches his final sermon at Second Baptist Church, after serving as pastor for 30 years.

$1 million bond set in slaying

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MEDINA — Medina Municipal Court Judge Dale H. Chase set bond at $1 million Thursday for the Brunswick man accused of stabbing his mother to death early Wednesday. Patrick Ravas, 26, of 3861 Hadcock Road, is charged with aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, after he reportedly stabbed and killed his mother, Noella Ravas, 62, of Read More…

County log

Hinckley Township – Someone reportedly forced open a garage door in the 2400 block of Kellogg Road and stole several items between 10 a.m. Nov. 19 and 10:30 a.m. Nov. 21. – Several golf carts were reported damaged at Hinckley Hills Golf Course, 300 State Road, between 4 p.m. Nov. 20 and 7:30 a.m. Nov. Read More…

Grand jury indictments

– William A. Hudson, 33, of Newburgh Heights, was indicted by a Medina County grand jury Wednesday on a count of illegal conveyance of weapons or prohibited items onto grounds of a detention facility, a third-degree felony. He previously was indicted on a count of aggravated vehicular assault, a third-degree felony. The additional charge, which Read More…

Cheers and chidings

CHEERS: to the Ohio legislature for taking up a bill that would ban artery-clogging trans fats from restaurants. Unfortunately, the National Restaurant Association has helped clog the path of similar bills in 14 other states, where not a single one has passed. Like tobacco, trans fats have a serious long-term negative impact on public health. Read More…

7 weeks too long for library move

I just read where the new Medina Library will not reopen for another seven weeks. I find this amazing. On a day in 1998 (I forget the exact date) the old Hong Kong Airport in Kowloon closed at midnight. The total operation of the airport was moved to Chek Lap Kok off of Lantau Island Read More…

It’s time to bring the troops home

Cut off all funds for our troops except for the expenses of getting them home. When they get home, give them every benefit (most of all mental health counseling) they need. Don’t let them come home to no help at all like the Vietnam veterans had to.

Phillip J. Arnold

Phillip J. “P.J.” Arnold, 13, of Rittman, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, in Rittman. He was born June 9, 1994, in Medina. P.J. was a student. He enjoyed music and video games. P.J. is survived by his parents, Dennis and Susan (nee Bunyak) Arnold of Rittman; brothers, Anthony Cantley and Doug Bunyak; grandparents, Dorothy Read More…

Florence M. Dippong

Florence M. Dippong, 88, of Parma, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, in Medina. She was born June 2, 1919, in Cleveland. Mrs. Dippong was a machinist for Weldon Tool Co. for 20 years. She is survived by her son, Kenneth P. Dippong of Broadview Heights; daughter, Karen A. Cekada of Valley City; seven grandchildren; Read More…

Stepping forward

The sign of great players in any sport is not how many points they score or how many goals they put in the net. It’s the impact they have on the game and the willingness to do whatever it takes for the good of the team. That’s why, when Medina’s Paige Maxwell was asked to Read More…