September 1, 2014

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Social Scene: Cancer fighters Race with Grace

By Angela Huston Special to The Gazette About 1,000 people gathered in the Buehler’s River Styx parking area Sept. 14 to support the fourth annual Race with Grace, hosted by the Mary Grace Memorial Foundation. The two-fold mission of the nonprofit organization founded by Mike Grace in the spring of 2005 is to memorialize Mary Read More…

Snapshots: No one’s really conditioned for those stinky at-home perms

By Sandra Fahning Special to The Gazette Recently, while talking to my friend Judy Totts, the subject of home perms came up. I was amazed at the instant image that came to mind: It’s summertime, and I’m a child getting a home perm. My mother has me perched high on a chair upon which she Read More…

Fall in love with the falls and a leisurely tour of fabulous wineries

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By Kristen Nowak Winn Accent Editor Two days. Two countries. Two completely different vacation experiences. That’s how I described our Labor Day weekend trip to friends and relatives, but it wasn’t the initial plan. Admittedly, the end result was due to some procrastination. But I’d rather focus on the key to any great getaway — Read More…

Couple helps wounded cat

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By CASSANDRA SHOFAR Staff Writer MEDINA — Chester may just wear the stripes of a tiger, but surviving a bullet to the leg shows strength much like the distant relative. The cat — a stray estimated to be 4 to 6 years old who has been hanging around Larkspur Court— was hit by a .22-caliber Read More…

Sheriff’s log

– A Chippewa Lake resident claimed a neighbor of his threatened him and told him to stay away from his property while backing out of his driveway on Bungalow Bay Boulevard at about 1 p.m. Sept. 16. The man then reportedly spat on the resident and drove away. Jeff Schmitt, 43, of 5 Bungalow Bay Read More…

Bertie L. Barnett

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Bertie Louise (Geiser) Barnett passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2008. She was born April 15, 1929, to Orel and Esther (Malcuit) Geiser in Hametown, Ohio. She graduated as valedictorian from Doylestown’s Chippewa High School in 1947. She was a member of Wadsworth United Methodist Church and Lively Seniors of Wadsworth. She was an excellent cook Read More…

Anne Cecora

Anne Cecora, 81, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna. She was born March 21, 1927, in Cleveland to Michael and Mae (Kubic) Soltis. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her son, Kimble; and grandchild, Kelly. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Kenneth R. Read More…

Ralph M. Douglas

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Ralph Mills Douglas, 77, of Westfield Center, entered into eternal rest at his home Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, after a six-month battle with cancer. He was born May 1, 1931, in Ivydale, W.Va., to John and Myrtle (Hisson) Douglas. He was retired from Advance Bronze Inc. of Lodi. He was a member of Creston Advent Read More…

Donald R. Harris Jr.

Donald R. Harris Jr., 52, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008. He was born July 3, 1956, in Ravenna to Donald R. Harris Sr. and Georgia Lee (Colton) Harris. He became a firefighter in 1974 and served as fire chief from 1998 to Aug. 6, 2005. He was active in many firefighting organizations. He was Read More…

Roger D. Mick

Roger D. “Bud” Mick, 61, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1947, in West Virginia to Dale and Mary (Wilson) Mick. He worked for many years as director of manufacturing at Vari-Seal in Parkman, Ohio. He was a veteran of the Army. He is survived by his Read More…