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Archives for December 2009

County library will add to its collections

MEDINA — Bad borrowers beware: Late library books and outstanding fines can hurt your credit rating. Beginning Feb. 1, the Medina County District Library will use Unique Management Services, a collection agency, to rein in missing materials and unpaid fines, library community relations manager Heather Coontz said. “When items are lost or not returned they Read More…

New mayor aims to clean house

SEVILLE — Mayor-elect Carol Carter asked three members of the village’s Zoning and Planning Board and one member of the Parks Committee to resign this week as she and four new Village Council members prepare to take office on New Year’s Day. Carter said she believes it is time for old appointed officials to step Read More…

Obituaries for Dec. 31, 2009

William M. Shelton Read the full obituaries in The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

For Alyssa

BRUNSWICK — Alyssa Lee, critically injured in a Dec. 11 crash, hangs on to life at Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center. The Brunswick 16-year-old sustained serious brain injuries in a deer-related crash on Substation Road, relatives said. Her parents, Rob and Tanya Lee, decided to take her off her respirator Monday, family members said. She is Read More…

Mobile home parks still zoned out

LODI — The owner of a mobile home park in Lodi is wondering what to do following a failed rezoning bid. Mayor Dan Goodrow said Village Council’s Zoning Committee rejected two changes that would have aligned Meadowview Village and Sunset Estate mobile home parks to the village’s zoning code. Earlier this year, the owners of Read More…

Snow job

Patrolman Bryan Wayne of the Hinckley Township Police Department shovels snow off the department’s sidewalk on Monday. Snow fell steadily throughout the area on Monday. (Audrey McCrone / Gazette)

State high court says no to raises

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court last week denied Juvenile/Probate Judge John J. Lohn’s request to increase Juvenile Detention Center guards’ salaries, but granted his request to fund equipment at the center. “(The Supreme Court) agreed with Judge Lohn on the equipment issue, but agreed with us on the salary request,” county Commissioner Steve Hambley Read More…

Medina middle schools brace for rebirth

MEDINA — As a result of the failed tax levy in November, Medina City Schools’ Claggett and A.I. Root middle schools will reopen as junior high schools for the 2010-11 school year. Superintendent Randy Stepp said the administration knew in September the district would have to make the switch if the levy failed. Officials have Read More…

Obituaries for Dec. 29, 2009

Ruth E. Breda Dianne J. Hawver Robert E. Heazlit Ryan Lee Machamer John J. Racketa, Jr. Kiston Rose Robinson Lou L. Sattelmaier Helen Anne Ziegler Read the full obituaries in The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

The Dash Between: Proud father of 18 shared life, interests with kids

Tommie Lee Jackson Sr. and his wife of 41 years, Alice, never distinguished between the children who were born to them, adopted by them or placed with them through Beech Brook’s family services agency. They considered themselves the true parents of 18 children. “Every child became a permanent member of the family,” said Lynn Avery, Read More…