October 20, 2014

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Mary K. Rice

Mary K. Rice, 81, of Lodi, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at Akron General Medical Center due to complications from a fall at home. She was born April 14, 1927, in New Philadelphia, Ohio, to Matthew C. and Katherine Rausch Banks and resided in Lodi the past 60 years. She retired in 1982 as Read More…

Lawrence F. Skalak Jr.

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Lawrence F. Skalak Jr., 81, of Brunswick, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, in Middleburg Heights. He was born Jan. 22, 1927, in Cleveland. Mr. Skalak worked in commercial sales, retiring after many years. He was a veteran of the Navy, serving in World War II. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 Read More…

David T. Timic

David Thomas Timic, 61, of Lodi, passed away suddenly on Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital. He was born Dec. 29, 1946, in Lodi and was a lifetime resident of the area. He graduated from Cloverleaf High School in 1964 and entered the Navy, serving in Vietnam. Following his military service, he was employed Read More…

Virginia M. Wise

Virginia M. Wise, 91, of Valley City, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at Elyria Memorial Health Center. She was born April 8, 1917, in West Park, Ohio, to Edward and Frances Denk. Virginia moved to Valley City in 1947. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Brunswick, the Valley City Garden Read More…

Hospital’s stakeholders — that’s us — want to see it thrive

By JOHN GLADDEN Staff Columnist Medina General Hospital is like the Cleveland Indians. They are the home team. They have some great players. We cheer for them. We want them to do well. But lately, what we mostly seem to get … is disappointment. Medina City Council’s vote on a zoning change for a proposed Read More…

Tribe didn’t live up to expectations

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — At this time last year, the Indians were preparing to take on the New York Yankees in the Division Series after wrapping up their first Central Division title since 2001. Monday at Progressive Field, many of those same players were cleaning out their lockers and preparing for a Read More…

‘Beanie’ helps OSU bag win

By BRAD BOURNIVAL Staff Writer Ohio State got its “Beanie” baby back just in time for the toughest game left on the regular-season schedule. Say what you will about freshman phenom Terrelle Pryor and the new-look offense the Buckeyes sported Saturday in a 34-21 win over Minnesota, but one thing remains constant: As Chris Wells Read More…

Savage sticks by D.A.

By SCOTT PETRAK Staff Writer BEREA — The 0-3 start and 1-3 record at the bye haven’t shaken the faith of Browns general manager Phil Savage. He said Monday he still believes the team can challenge for the AFC North crown and he expressed his support for oft-criticized coach Romeo Crennel and beleaguered quarterback Derek Read More…

James at heart of title talk

By RICK NOLAND Assistant Sports Editor INDEPENDENCE — Mo Williams said it, Anderson Varejao said it and Sasha Pavlovic said it. Then LeBron James, fresh off an Olympic gold medal, voiced it Monday at the Cavaliers’ annual Media Day at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “I can lead these guys to a championship,” the 6-foot-8, 250-pounder said. Read More…

David T. Timic

David Thomas Timic, 61, of Lodi, passed away suddenly on Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital. He was born Dec. 29, 1946, in Lodi and was a lifetime resident of the area. He graduated from Cloverleaf High School in 1964 and entered the Navy, serving in Vietnam. Following his military service, he was employed Read More…