December 22, 2014

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Thomas takes the stage at Moondog Coronation Ball

By John Benson Special to The Gazette During a recent phone call to B.J. Thomas’ Arlington, Texas, home, the singer said he’s looking forward to returning to Northeast Ohio for the Moondog Coronation Ball, which takes place March 29 at Quicken Loans Arena. However, the pop/country/gospel artist admitted he wasn’t completely up to date on Read More…

Medina native headlines comedy show at Beer Belly

By John Benson Special to The Gazette For years, Bill Squire kept his career aspiration secret to friends and family. Then in 2004, the 2000 Medina High School graduate finally let the cat out of the bag when he participated in an open-mic comedy night at the now closed Rose Theater in Medina. “That’s the Read More…

‘Friends’ start new chapter of membership at Medina Library

By Sandra Fahning Special to The Gazette The long wait is over and the Friends of the Medina Library organization is gearing up for its first sale since the library closed for 29 months of renovations. The first sale is for members only and will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. March 30 in Read More…

Ladies and lords of the dance: Students at The O’Hare School of Irish Dance live for the beat — ‘some people call it a religion’

By JUDY A. TOTTS Religion Editor MEDINA — Eileen O’Kennedy-Dunlap, who teaches Irish dance, knelt down to tie the shoe of one of her students as kids poured out of Studio 1 from the previous class at the Medina Centre for Dance Art. “Warm-up first,” she called out to the dancers filing past them into Read More…

Woman sentenced to 1 year

By ALLISON WOOD Staff Writer MEDINA — A woman charged with taking more than $50,000 from a 100-year-old Montville Township man she helped care for was sentenced to one year in prison Friday. Lorelei Bowman, 25, of Wooster, pleaded guilty to forgery and theft charges in November as part of a plea agreement. Her mother, Read More…

High standard of excellence: Ware already working toward 2008-09 goals

By ADAM FERRISE Special to the Gazette While most swimmers are taking some time off, Wadsworth’s Logan Ware is already back in the pool. Ware, The Gazette MVP for boys swimming, took just one week off after his second appearance in two years at the state meet. After that mini-break, he  returned to the pool Read More…

All-Gazette boys swimming

Logan Ware Wadsworth Year: Junior Height: 5-foot-9 Highlights: Had best times in four events — 200 individual medley (2:03.40), 50 freestyle (21.62), 200 free (1:50.51) and 100 free (47.00) — in Medina County. … Set school records in the 200 IM, 50 and 100 free. … Qualified for state in 50 free (16th) and 100 Read More…

Gene G. Fulton

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Gene G. Fulton, 77, of Seville, passed to his heavenly home surrounded by his loving wife and family on Friday, March 28, 2008, at Hospice at The Inn at Medina. He was born Dec. 16, 1930, in Wadsworth to Clayton and Beatrice (Kratzer) Fulton. He was a dairy farmer all his life. Mr. Fulton was Read More…

Catherine E. Pavey

Catherine Ellen “Kitty” Pavey, 53, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2008, in her Medina home. She was born Nov. 27, 1954, in Norfolk, Va. Kitty was a Medina County resident for 21 years. She was an active member and volunteer at First Baptist Church in Medina. She is survived by her son, Timothy Pavey of Read More…

Beulah Schliecker

Beulah Schliecker, 68, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2008, at her residence. She worked as a dietary cook at Hattie Larlham for 18 years. Mrs. Schliecker leaves behind her son, Daniel; daughters, Sherry M. Gill, Darlene Dyke and Shelly M. Moore; daughter-in-law, Patricia; sons-in-law, Roger and Howie; grandchildren, Ashley, Danny, Chelsi, Joey, Jeff and Taz; Read More…