August 27, 2014

Medina
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Deborah R. “Debbie” Rogers

Deborah R. “Debbie” Rogers, 58 of Litchfield, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012, at home surrounded by her family. She was born in Cleveland November 24, 1953, to Raymond G. and Loretta E. (Parrella) Barry. Debbie retired from Medina’s Life Support Team as an office coordinator. She is survived by her beloved husband, Keith; dear Read More…

Rosealine Stevenson

Rosealine “Rose” Stevenson, 75, of Lodi, went home to be with Her Lord, Thursday, October 25, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Richard Stevenson; her five children, Debra Adams, Cindy Pearce, Tammie Bramwell, Richard Stevenson, Jr. and Thomas Stevenson; 12 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; she is also survived by her sister, Read More…

James Keith Walling

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James Keith Walling, 67, of Medina, died peacefully Sunday, October 28, 2012 with his sons at his side, following a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born July 31, 1945, in Medina to the late Donald and Gertrude Walling. He was a graduate of Buckeye High School, Class of 1963, where he participated in several Read More…

George H. “Bud” Wilkinson, Jr.

George H. “Bud” Wilkinson, Jr., 77, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012 in Medina. He was born September 4, 1935 in Cleveland, to the late George H. and Gladys L. (Roper) Wilkinson. Bud was a graduate of Revere High School and Ohio State University and served in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserve. He spent Read More…

Medina, 3 townships reschedule trick-or-treat

Medina, Lafayette Township, Medina Township and Montville Township have rescheduled trick-or-treating from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, according to Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell. Hanwell said the jurisdictions have given the issue “a great deal of thought, analysis and discussion” during the past couple days. The event was originally planned for Wednesday, which is Read More…

Storm knocks out power to about 1,400 in Medina County

More than 1,400 Medina County homes and businesses are without electrical service this morning due to high winds and rain that have knocked down power lines, according to an Ohio Edison official. “This wind has presented a whole host of things to us,” said Gary Mortus, area manager of Ohio Edison. In Medina, winds are Read More…

Columbia Road closed due to flooding

Columbia Road (state Route 252) near Boston Road is closed due to flooding, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Suggested detour is state Route 303 to state Route 83.  

FBI’s crime report paints inaccurate picture, local authorities say

MEDINA — The FBI’s annual Uniform Crime Report isn’t as uniform as many Medina County police departments would like. Brunswick police officials said the numbers in the FBI’s Crime in the United States 2011 paint a grossly inaccurate picture of the city. According to the report, released Monday, Brunswick had 106 aggravated assaults last year Read More…

Bees get shot at avenging earlier soccer loss

Medina’s Alex Root battles for position against Copley’s Courtney Campbell in Saturday’s District Championship game. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

ROCKY RIVER — Despite having had an Aug. 25 matchup with Westlake, Medina’s girls soccer team hasn’t really played the Demons at all. After having the majority of their roster standing on the sideline for the early-season meeting due to a violation of team policy, the Bees (12-5-2) will get another shot at Westlake (11-6-1), Read More…

Volleyball: Blue Devils having time of their lives

Morgan Ritchie goes up for a spike in Brunswick’s District championship victory. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE MANHEIM)

BRUNSWICK — How long had it been since the Brunswick volleyball team last advanced to the Sweet 16? None of the Blue Devils’ players, nor coach Mande Pyzik, had even been born yet. “It’s so exciting — and kind of crazy — to think about it that way,” middle hitter Gabrielle Bulic said. “This experience Read More…