February 10, 2016


3 GOP state legislators cruise to victory

Bill Batchelder

Incumbent Republicans representing Medina County in the Ohio General Assembly swept to easy wins Tuesday, according to unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections. Ohio House District 69 Speaker of the House Bill Batchelder won re-election against Democrat Judith Cross, a former Medina County common pleas judge. Batchelder, 69, will be entering his Read More…

Voting goes smoothly on Election Day in Medina County

Voting went smoothly at the community center at the Medina County Fairgrounds, where nine Medina precincts voted Tuesday. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

MEDINA — Except for some traffic backups at the Medina County Fairgrounds, voting went smoothly Tuesday. “Voting was much more efficient than I expected,” said Scot Armstrong, 46, of Medina. Armstrong, who lives in Ward 4 Precinct C, was one of more than 25,000 county voters who saw their polling places changed since last November. Read More…

Holocaust survivor tells story of hope, new life

MEDINA — He didn’t see them die, but he knows they did. Holocaust survivor Michael Pupa, of Cleveland, was only 4 or 5 years old when his mother and younger sister were killed when the Nazis invaded his village of Manyevitz in modern-day Ukraine. “When we were running away, I heard shots,” Pupa, 73, told Read More…

Worst-case scenario: Ohio’s provisional votes decide

Millions of Americans will stay up late tonight to learn who won the battle for the White House. There’s a chance they won’t find out — tonight or tomorrow or even next week. That could happen, political experts say, if the race came down to Ohio’s 18 electoral votes but the contest was so close Read More…

Where to vote today

More than 25,000 Medina County voters will be going to different polling places than they did in last November’s election. Shown below in boldface are the precincts and number of registered voters in last year’s election who have been affected. Voters can find out which precinct they live in and their assigned polling place by Read More…

Milestones for 11/06/2012

Engagement – Basak-Philabaum Engagement – Bauer-Linder Engagement – Grim-Rector Engagement – Loveless-Arnold Birth – Nilsson Engagement – Pence-Russo

Athletes of the Week Nov 6th 2012


Volleyball Peyton Booth, Wadsworth: Junior outside hitter collected 12 kills and 21 digs in Hudson Division I Regional semifinals against Chagrin Falls Kenston. … Had 18 kills, 24 digs and three aces in Barberton District championship victory over Copley. … Opened postseason with matchhigh 15 kills in sectional final sweep of Medina. … Second-year starter. Read More…

C. G. Jerry Brown


C. G. Jerry Brown, 80, of Medina, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012, in Cleveland. He was born in Waverly, Ohio December 29, 1931, to the late Herbert and Nelle (Sautter) Brown. Jerry was a pharmacist for many years, from having his own drugstore in Waverly, working for several different pharmacies, and finally retiring from Read More…

Linda Lou Cole


Linda Lou (Ramsey) Cole, 70, formerly of Lodi, peacefully departed this life at Samaritan Care Center in Medina, Monday, November 5, 2012, after declining health for several years. Linda was born June 9, 1942 in Charleston, West Virginia, the fourth of five children to the Reverend Elihue and Arlene (Brown) Ramsey. They relocated to the Read More…

Congetta “Connie” Kandalec


Congetta “Connie” Kandalec, 98, of Medina, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Western Reserve Masonic Community in Medina. She was born September 30, 1914 to Luigi LaGuardia and Brigetta (nee DiFillipo). She was preceded in death by her first spouse, Jerry Ruggiero; her second spouse, George Kandalec; and brother, Joseph. Connie is survived Read More…