August 21, 2014

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Mary Teresa Churgovich

Mary Teresa Churgovich, 89, passed away peacefully on the morning of Wednesay, August 1, 2012. Mary was the eldest of four siblings (Chester Kuls, Stan Sekulski, and Helen Kurlic), born May 24, 1923 to the late John and Sophie (Zuber) Sekulski. Raised in the era of the Great Depression, she found herself having the early Read More…

Dan W. Hawker

Dan W. Hawker, 52, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012, surrounded by his family, including his cat, EmLee. He was born October 19, 1960, in Medina. Dan was a heavy equipment operator for local companies in Medina. He was a WWII enthusiast who loved learning about all aspects of the war. Dan enjoyed Read More…

John N. Boland

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John N. Boland, 82, of Chatham Township, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Akron General Hospital. John was born October 10, 1930 in Hinton, West Virginia, to Paul and Thelma (nee Young) Boland.John was a bricklayer for 50 years with the Local #5 in Cleveland. He enjoyed coin collecting, Indian artifacts, junk collecting, playing Read More…

John J. Pratt

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John J. Pratt, 59, of Palm Harbor, Florida, passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 26, 2012. He was born May 28, 1953 in Cincinnati, to the late Everard “Tote” and Susan (nee Slough) Pratt. John earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Business, both from Xavier University. He was a retired Captain of the U.S. Army. Read More…

It’s time to vote in Medina County, but where?

Medina County voters line up to cast an early ballot at the Medina County Board of Elections on Friday. Early voting continues 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Know where to vote on Tuesday? Don’t feel badly if you don’t. You’ve got plenty of company. More than 25,000 Medina County residents who were registered to vote in last November’s election have been assigned new polling places. For most of those voters, it will be their first visit. While most of the changes were Read More…

Judge to addicts: Find a job or work in courtroom

MEDINA — Idle hands may be the devil’s workshop, but it’s more dire for drug addicts. “Idle time is their death,” Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier said. That’s why Collier told addicts at this week’s drug court support session that he’d put them to work in the courtroom if they can’t find jobs elsewhere. Read More…

Grand jury indicts 9

MEDINA — A Medina County grand jury indicted a Doylestown woman Wednesday on seven additional charges related to illegally obtaining prescription drugs. Darcie L. Layne, 31, initially was indicted May 17 on a single charge of illegal processing of drug documents, a fifth-degree felony, according to court records. Another processing charge was added Wednesday, as Read More…

Turkey Bowl 2012 kickoff 8 a.m.

MEDINA TWP. — Anybody can watch a football game on Thanksgiving. It takes a special kind of person to play football that day. “We tend to look for guys who are philanthropic and love the game of football,” Mike Meadows said. For 23 years, Meadows has raised thousands of dollars for charity at his annual Read More…