October 23, 2014

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2 Ohio authors, military mothers collect stories for book

By Kristen Nowak Winn Accent Editor In thousands of pages of war journals and memoirs, something is missing. “Mothers haven’t been given a voice,” said Mary Anne Mayer of Medina. That is, until now. Mayer and Janie Reinart of Chagrin Falls, a friend from Ursuline College with whom Mayer recently reconnected, are collecting stories for Read More…

Time Frames: Head of the class

By Judy A. Totts Religion Editor Remember those last unbearable days trapped in the classroom, waiting for the absolute final bell that freed us for the summer? Sun poured through the open windows, and the scent of fresh-cut grass wafted through as our concentration floated out. We spent those last few days cleaning out our Read More…

Hickson surprised with selection

By BRIAN DULIK Staff Writer CLEVELAND — Quicken Loans Arena was the last place J.J. Hickson expected to be on Friday, but he couldn’t have been happier about it. The North Carolina State power forward said he had no idea the Cavaliers were going to take him with the 19th pick in the NBA Draft, Read More…

Indians notes: Carmona still hurting

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — The Indians have set a new timeline for disabled starting pitcher Fausto Carmona (left hip strain), but little has changed with designated hitter Travis Hafner and his ailing right shoulder. “He’s been staying in shape,” Indians manager Eric Wedge said of Carmona, who has started just 10 games Read More…

Rosemary Clute

Rosemary Clute, 75, of Brunswick, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Medina General Hospital. She was born June 12, 1933, in Cleveland. She was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping, bingo, canasta and polka music. She is survived by her sons, Ronnie (Judy) Clute of Brunswick and Richard Clark of Lakewood; daughter, Christine (Joseph) Clark-Benet Read More…

Veronica Wagner Gustin

Veronica Wagner Gustin, 97, of Brunswick, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Falling Water Healthcare Center, Strongsville. She was born Dec. 10, 1910, in Rochester, N.Y. She was self-employed at an employment agency. Mrs. Gustin is survived by her daughters, Audrey Ebling and Beverly Kovacic; son, Frank Kovacic; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and four Read More…

Medina apartment fire begins in dishwasher

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MEDINA — A dishwasher caught on fire around 3:30 p.m. Friday at an apartment on East Reagan Parkway, causing a mother and three children to flee the building before it spread throughout the kitchen and dining room, Fire Chief Bob Painter said. Painter said the resident at 611 E. Reagan Parkway, Apt. 78, smelled smoke Read More…

Wadsworth police log

- An employee of Jay’s Auto Sales, 1310 High St., reported Thursday a 2001 Ford Expedition on the lot was vandalized. Between 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 2 p.m. Thursday the car was scratched along the left and right sides and the rear of the vehicle. Damage was estimated at $1,500. – At 1:05 p.m. Thursday, Read More…

No. 5: Zienkowski

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Editor’s note: Earlier this year, The Gazette conducted an informal survey of community and government leaders and asked them who they thought were the most influential people in Medina County. We narrowed the list down to 10 based on the number of votes each received, with No. 1 garnering the most. In the following days, Read More…

Students take a STAND on funding

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By ALLISON WOOD Staff Writer MEDINA — Due to cuts in state funding, the county’s programs for tobacco education and cessation services will cease to exist on Monday. The General Assembly voted in April to take almost all the money, about $230 million, from the Ohio Tobacco Prevention Foundation in order to fund an economic Read More…