November 26, 2014

Medina
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Public meetings slated for Oct. 31

Editor’s note: Fax public meeting notices to (330) 725-4299 or email areanews@medina-gazette.com. TODAY Medina Township trustees, special meeting concerning asphalt paving, 5 p.m., township hall, 3799 Huffman Road. Wadsworth Board of Control, regular meeting, 9:30 a.m., City Hall, mayor’s office, 120 Maple St. THURSDAY Hinckley Township Zoning Commission, work session, 6 p.m., followed by regular Read More…

Red Cross seeks blood donors to help with storm relief effort

CLEVELAND — American Red Cross officials are hoping blood donors step up in the next few weeks as the organization copes with the cancellation of three blood drives in northern Ohio, resulting in a shortfall of more than 100 blood and platelet donations. “As our community recovers from the storm, we need to help the Read More…

Medina police blotter for Oct. 31

Medina police Tuesday, Oct. 23 10:11 a.m. — 700 block E. Union St., cell phone reported stolen. 12:58 p.m. — 500 block N. State Road, money reported stolen. 2:13 p.m. — 100 block Parkview Drive, spray-paint reported on a vehicle. Wednesday, Oct. 24 5:54 a.m. — Marie’s Cafe, 117 Public Square, burglary reported; iPod and Read More…

School closings for 10/31/12

Avon Schools Avon Lake;  Eastview Avon Lake; Lear Avon Lake; Redwood Avon Lake; Troy Bay Village Schools Columbia Schools Elyria Catholic Elyria;  Ely Elementary Elyria;  Northwood Middle School Holy Trinity in Avon Horizon Science Academy in Lorain Keystone Schools Lorain County Community College opens at noon. North Ridgeville Middle School North Olmsted Schools Olmsted Falls Read More…

Jeffrey B. Ameer

Jeffrey B. Ameer, 60, of Medina, passed away at his home Thursday, October 25, 2012, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born July 17, 1952 in Yonkers, New York to the late Benjamin and Shirley Ameer. Jeff graduated from Yonkers High School, received his Bachelors of Education from the State University of Read More…

Marjorie Louise Duecker

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Marjorie Louise Duecker, 88, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, October 22, 2012 at Saint Anne Home. She was born August 22, 1924 in Plymouth, Indiana, to Charles and Grace Clouse. Her mother died when she was nine years old so she was then raised by Jesse and Pearl Beyler of Plymouth, Indiana. She married Read More…

LaVera F. (Graves) Fargo

LaVera F. (Graves) Fargo, 82, of Seville, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012. She was born September 1, 1930 in Rittman, to the late Edward and Opal Gigandet. LaVera was a great seamstress and was employed by Kmart in Medina for over 18 years. During her years at Kmart she had many roles to entertain Read More…

Elizabeth M. Flegel

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Elizabeth M. Flegel “Betty” (nee Krupp), died on Friday, October 26 at Holy Family Hospice in Parma. Betty was an active member of Holy Family Church, in Parma, for over 62 years, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and Senior Citizen Organization. She was the loving wife of the late Read More…

James (Jimmie) McClure

James J. (Jimmie) McClure, 83, of Spencer, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012 at his home. He was born in Woodrow, West Virginia, on July 11, 1929 to James and Grace (Moore) McClure and was a 1947 graduate of Tygert Valley High School. He had resided in Brookpark, moving to Spencer in 1983. Jimmie was Read More…

Sahara Jade Pettit

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Sahara Jade Pettit, 4, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012 at her home. She is survived by her loving parents, Jeannette E. (Metzloff) Pettit and Michael B. Pettit; cherished siblings, Maxine Rose Pettit and Hayden Clarke Pettit; beloved paternal great-grandmother, Uma Linda Helke and great-grandfather, Al Helke; and maternal great-grandmothers, Jan Herzog and Read More…