February 6, 2016


Bill Batchelder, Judy Cross to talk politics

Bill Batchelder

MEDINA — State Rep. Bill Batchelder, the incumbent Republican speaker of the Ohio House, and his Democratic challenger, Judith Cross, will have their one and only meeting this evening at the Medina Library. The candidates are competing for the 69th Ohio House seat. The district covers the eastern portion of Medina County. The format for Read More…

Medina development group to hold first meeting

MEDINA — The newly formed Medina City Development Corp. meet for the first time at 5 p.m. today in the multipurpose room of City Hall, 132 N. Elmwood Ave. On the agenda for the meeting is recognition of board members, discussion of potential projects and funding. The nonprofit corporation was formed to encourage economic development Read More…

Brunswick police blotter for Nov. 1

Brunswick police Wednesday, Oct. 24 12:47 a.m. — Skyler M. Elliott, 20, of Albany, was charged with illegal window tint, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and underage possession of alcohol. 2:14 a.m. — Bryan A. Stadnicar, 24, of 4283 Beverly Hills Drive, Apt. 241, was served with a warrant for failure to appear. Read More…

Bill Clinton to stump in Akron today for President Obama

Bill Clinton

Staff and wire reports Superstorm Sandy cost Akron a chance to see President Barack Obama on Wednesday. But today the city will play host to another president — Bill Clinton. Obama is resuming his storm-delayed chase to win Ohio with help from Clinton, while Republicans are putting together a rally for Friday evening in suburban Read More…

Going door-to-door to indoors

Erin Akuszewski smiles with her daughter Kaitlyn, 11 months, at the Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center on Wednesday night. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LOREN GENSON)

Brunswick scheduled a night of games, treats and movies indoors for families to enjoy Halloween and avoid the rainy weather. Trick-or-treat in the city and Brunswick Hills Township is 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

School closings for 11/01/12

Avon Lake;  Eastview Avon Lake; Learwood Avon Lake; Troy Bay Village Schools Columbia High School North Olmsted Schools Rocky River Schools St. Anthony of Padua in Lorain Westlake Schools

Susan Joann Bercik


Susan Joann Bercik (nee Horne), 75, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012. Susan was a dedicated RN at Parma Hospital for many years. She was the beloved wife of the late Daniel L.; loving mother of Anna Doles, Susan Cumming (Dave), Mary Fox (Wayne), Rebecca McCarty (Vince), Joseph (fiancee Debbie Sords) and the late Daniel Read More…

Sandra K. Warner Deming


Sandra K. Warner Deming, 67, of Rancho Palos Verde, California, passed away in her sleep Saturday, September 22, 2012 at her home, following a battle with ALS. She was born March 27, 1945 in Lodi, the daughter of the late Charles A. and Martha J. (Richard) Warner. She was a 1963 graduate of Norwayne High Read More…

Robert Russell Dexter


Robert Russell Dexter, 79, of West Salem, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at Medina Village Retirement Community. He was born April 14, 1933 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to Talbot Bogert and Alice J. (Anderson) Dexter I and was a graduate of Ft. Lauderdale High School. In 1950, he enlisted with the U.S. Air Force Read More…

Marjorie Louise Duecker

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…