July 30, 2014

Medina
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Stations may leave local cable

By MARIA KACIK | Staff Writer WADSWORTH — Customers of Wadsworth Cable, the city’s cable service, may not be able to access two local stations as early as Thursday when the company’s contract with the stations expires. Wadsworth Cable is in negotiations with Raycom Media, owner of CBS 19 (WOIO) and WUAB-TV. The three-year retransmission Read More…

Getting connected

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“It was a beautiful day up there,” Aaron Jones said Tuesday after coming down from working atop a newly erected cell phone tower on Medina Road in Medina Township. Jones works for Speelman Electric of Tallmadge. The tower will carry service for AT&T and is expected to begin in about a month after coaxial cable Read More…

Sidney G. Croucher

Sidney George Croucher has passed away. He was born June 8, 1916, in Sittingbourne, England, to Edward George Croucher and Mabel (Wilson) Croucher. He became a U.S. citizen on July 19, 1956. Mr. Croucher worked for the U.S. government as an auditor and accountant. He was a member of VFW Post 5572 in Allen Park, Read More…

Michael Lockhart

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Michael Lockhart, 82, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Medina General Hospital. He was born March 15, 1926, in Panther, W.Va. Mr. Lockhart was a millwright for General Motors. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his grandchildren. He was an Army veteran, serving in World War II. Mr. Lockhart is Read More…

Sarah E. McMillan

Sarah Ellen McMillan, 92, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at Wesleyan Village in Elyria. She was born June 22, 1916, in Boggsville, Pa. Mrs. McMillan was a true homemaker and loved her family. She is survived by her sons, Charles (Harriett) McCracken, James McMillan and Ronald (Michelle) McMillan, and daughter, Carol (Fred) Read More…

Harold E. Owen

Harold E. Owen, 87, of Homerville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at Kingston of Ashland. A complete obituary will appear in Thursday’s Gazette. Parker & Son Funeral Home in Lodi is handling the arrangements.

Adeline R. Schira

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Adeline R. Schira, 96, of Greenwich, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at Hillside Acres Nursing Home in Willard. She was born Dec. 15, 1912, in Cleveland to Frank and Rose (Mraz) Fulnecky. Mrs. Schira lived in the Cleveland area until moving to Greenwich in 1979 after she retired. She worked as a secretary/bookkeeper for Read More…

Joan Sforzo

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Joan (nee Jackson) Sforzo, 85, has passed away. She was a member of the Holy Family Sodality. Mrs. Sforzo was the loving mother of Jean (Robert) Dalziel and Christine (Eric) Pasak; cherished grandmother of Mark (Mary), Michael and Nicholas Dalziel, and Pamela and Eric Pasak; great-grandmother of Ashlyn, Samantha and Ian; and dear sister of Read More…

Judy A. Willbond

Judy A. (nee Halada) Willbond, 65, went home to be with the lord on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, after a seven-year battle with cancer. She was born in Lodi on Sept. 17, 1943, to John and Ethylen Halada. She was a 1961 graduate of Buckeye High School and a lifelong Wellington-area resident. Judy worked at Read More…

Lerner begins interviews

By SCOTT PETRAK Staff Writer Owner Randy Lerner is acting swiftly in his search for the next general manager and coach of the Browns. Lerner interviewed former Jets coach Eric Mangini on Tuesday night and was set to meet with Patriots vice president of player personnel Scott Pioli today. Neither interview is in Cleveland. Lerner Read More…