July 30, 2014

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David Wadsworth re-elected as clerk after testy campaign

David Wadsworth

MEDINA TWP. — Despite a bumpy road to Election Day, Republican David Wadsworth kept his seat as Medina County clerk of courts, defeating Medina attorney Maryann Chandler, according to unofficial board of elections results. “I think the voters of Medina County saw through the negative campaign,” Wadsworth said. The clerk of courts race was one Read More…

Challenger Jennifer Hensal defeats incumbent appeals judge

Jennifer Hensal

A Republican challenger won a tight race last night to be the next judge of Ohio’s 9th District Court of Appeals. Jennifer Hensal was the victor over incumbent Democrat Clair Dickinson in an election that wasn’t called until early Wednesday morning. Overall, Hensal came in with 185,092 votes – for 51 percent of the vote Read More…

Medina runner Connie Gardner sets an American record

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MEDINA — Hop on a treadmill, set the speed at 6.2 mph and run a mile. Now imagine running at that pace for 24 straight hours. That’s what Medina resident Connie Gardner did at the World Cup in Poland in September, when she set an American women’s record by running 149 miles in a day. Read More…

Bees are back on top in soccer

Medina goalkeeper Dean McNeil celebrates a Division I District victory. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JUDD SMERGLIA)

Medina soccer is back. Well, it actually never left, but the 2012 season was a special one for the boys and girls programs, which proved they are back among the elite in Northeast Ohio. Despite neither team winning a conference crown, both took the experience of playing in the rugged Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Read More…

Browns coach Pat Shurmur stands by QB Brandon Weeden

BEREA — Quarterback Brandon Weeden entered the bye week fresh off his worst two games since the fall-flat-on-his-face opener. He’s headed back to Oklahoma to enjoy the sunshine, maybe play some golf and reflect on a promising but rocky first nine games of his career. Coach Pat Shurmur dispatched Weeden with some strong words of Read More…

U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci declares victory in 16th CD

Jim Renacci

U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci declared victory over U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton early Wednesday morning. Sutton and Renacci were locked into a close race throughout the night Tuesday. Renacci held a 4 percent lead over Sutton at press time, though a few precincts remained to be counted. “I am deeply humbled by the opportunity that voters Read More…

Republican Tom Miller wins race for county sheriff

Tom Miller

Republican Tom Miller will take the reins from retiring Sheriff Neil Hassinger after decisively defeating Democrat John Detchon in Tuesday’s election, according to unofficial board of elections results. “I want to thank all the folks that went out and voted me in,” said Miller, 63, of Brunswick. “I promise to make them proud.” Miller said Read More…

Pamela J. Bammerlin

Pamela Jeanne Bammerlin, 60, of Seville, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2012 unexpectedly at her home. She was born October 7, 1952 in Lodi, to Peter and Patsy Harris Emery. She graduated from Cloverleaf High School in 1971 and received her nursing degree from Lorain Community College. She had lived most of her life in Read More…

Cheryl Lynn Sharpe

Cheryl Lynn (nee Kornowski) Sharpe, 49, of Adairville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012 at her residence. Cheryl was born in Brunswick, and grew up in Chatham Township. She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann Kornowski of Medina; husband, Lloyd Sharpe, Jr. of Kentucky; and a daughter, Maggie Sharpe of Kentucky; brothers, Keith Read More…

Chester Arthur Sipsock, Jr.

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Chester Arthur Sipsock, Jr. passed away at his home Sunday, November 4 2012. He was born July 30, 1944, in Staten Island, New York, to Chester A. Sipsock, Sr. and Anne (nee Dowhy) Sipsock. He lived in the Detroit area before moving to Medina in 1980. He attended Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit before leaving Read More…