August 27, 2014

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Cheers to the New Year

By Kristen Nowak Winn Accent Editor What will be in your hand as you toast to 2009? A glass of champagne is the easy answer, but Tom Virosteck, owner of the new Cana Wine and Martini Bar, 113 W. Smith Road, Medina, offers some other advice. “Absolutely something different, because it’s the New Year,” Virosteck Read More…

‘Wrestling’ around

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By ALLISON WOOD | Staff Writer WADSWORTH — Dressed in a black wrestling singlet and headgear, 3-year-old Brody Randolph runs around before his older brothers’ wrestling practice and tries to imitate what the other boys are doing. “He does his own version,” said his father, Bart Randolph, as Brody tries to do a jumping jack. Read More…

Floyd H. Blaine

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Floyd H. Blaine, 64, of Spencer, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 26, 2008. He was born July 10, 1944, in Massillon and grew up in the Green area in Summit County. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1962. Mr. Blaine was employed by Old Phoenix National Bank in Medina Read More…

Ruth Null

Ruth Null, 91, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, in Elyria. She was born Dec. 31, 1916, in Cleveland to David and Sophie (nee Hilliger) Brain. For many years, Ruth and her husband, Robert, owned and operated Null’s Restaurant in Medina. They retired to Tucson, Ariz., in 1978. After the death of her Read More…

Harlan G. Roe

Harley G. Roe, 84, of Homerville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, after a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Cuyahoga Falls to Glenn and Edie (Ross) Roe. At 17, Harley enlisted in the Marine Corps during World War II. He fought in the bloody battles of New Britain, Guadalcanal and Peleliu. Read More…

Jerry D. Triplett

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Jerry D. Triplett, 46, of New London, passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Fisher-Titus Medical Center after a sudden illness. He was born March 4, 1962, in Lodi and grew up and lived most of his life in the Olmsted Falls area. He lived in the New London area for the past 10 years. Read More…

A look at what the great silver bowling ball may hold for 2009

By JOHN GLADDEN | Staff Columnist Not that we’re in a hurry to push the year 2008 out the door or anything, but it’s time once again to look into the columnist’s crystal ball to predict what’s in store for the New Year. OK, so the crystal ball is actually an old bowling ball with Read More…

Reasons vary for firings

By SCOTT PETRAK Staff Writer BEREA — Coach Romeo Crennel didn’t win enough games but handled himself with class. General manager Phil Savage succeeded in improving the talent level, but had leadership deficiencies and cracked when the pressure built. Those are the reasons the Browns are facing their third organization overhaul since 2001, as owner Read More…

Connection extends blessings of the Christmas season to the community

By JUDY A. TOTTS Religion Editor SHARON TWP. — Connection Church is living up to its name with a program that will allow its members to connect with the community to extend the blessings of Christmas. The congregation held an auction Dec. 6 to raise money for the church, but what the Rev. Tony Myles, Read More…

Pieces of the puzzle

By DORIS KILBANE Faith in Action Medina County Purchase a beautiful collage puzzle of the local Faith in Action churches and at the same time you’ll be helping local elderly needing a little extra help. This professional, one-of-a kind, 500-piece puzzle is on sale now in all the local Buehler’s grocery stores, the Faith in Read More…