April 15, 2014

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Medina Twp. Vietnam veteran receives Bronze Star

Patrick Pinkerton

By Bill Roser Jr. The Bronze Star is a military medal awarded for acts of heroism in combat. U.S. Army Specialist Patrick Pinkerton, 65, of Medina Township, earned his Bronze Star in a fierce firefight during the Tet Offensive on Feb. 11 to 12, 1968. Exactly what he did is spelled out in the certificate Read More…

Author Jobie Hughes to talk about his career Saturday

Jobie Hughes

After completing a grueling book tour to promote his novel “At Dawn,” Jobie Hughes is coming back to Medina County to talk about his work in progress. Hughes, a former resident of Spencer, plans to share some excerpts from his latest work, “The Gates of Pyrrhus,” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Medina County District Read More…

Memorial Elementary students perform for Veterans Day

Mason Chetnik holds the flag during a fourth-grade performance of “You’re a Grand Old Flag” at Brunswick’s Memorial Elementary School Veterans Day program on Friday. Chetnik’s father, Jim, a Navy veteran, was one of the veterans honored during the program. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LOREN GENSON)

BRUNSWICK — Memorial Elementary School students gave voice to their gratitude to local veterans in songs and stories Friday. Students shared memories of loved ones who served in the military, and the fourth-grade students sang. Students invited family members who had served in the military to attend the program as honored guests. Jake Hamrick was Read More…

Standoff in Medina Township ends quietly

MEDINA TWP. — A police standoff ended peacefully when a 50-year-old man armed with a shotgun surrendered to officers early Friday morning. Phillip Hood, of 3606 Remsen Road, called police about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, saying his home was surrounded by eight people with guns, according to Medina Township Police Chief David Arbogast. When township officers Read More…

Three portions of I-76 east to reopen this month

Dave Harris, of Rootstown, spreads water Thursday on the entry ramp from state Route 94 to east Interstate 76 in Wadsworth. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE GRAZIER)

WADSWORTH — The end of road construction season is near, and with that comes the reopening of three portions of Interstate 76 in Medina County. The exit ramp from I-76 east to state Route 94 is slated to reopen Monday, said Christine Myers, spokeswoman for District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation. In addition, Read More…

Strip clubs on Brunswick city agenda today

BRUNSWICK — City lawmakers are considering tightening regulations of strip clubs and other adult entertainment establishments. At today’s meeting, City Council is expected to consider a resolution asking the Ohio attorney general’s office for help in researching the legal issues. City Manager Jim Lukas said research is needed to protect the city legal liability because Read More…

Jeffrey Cottage

JCottage

Jeffrey Cottage, 42, of Brunswick, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 9, 2012. Jeff was born on December 8, 1969 in Farmington Hills, Michigan, to Alvin and Patricia (nee Murphy) Cottage. He was an airplane mechanic for UPS and enjoyed playing drums for the Polaris Christian Church band. Above all else, he adored his children Read More…

Nicholas Patrick Funfgeld

NPFunfgeld

Nicholas Patrick Funfgeld, 4 years old, was greeted by his Grandma Patricia Lorig, as he went to meet the Lord, Thursday, November 8, 2012, at Akron Children’s Hospital. He was born in Dover, Ohio on August 6, 2008, to Mark and Amy (nee Lorig) Funfgeld. He is survived by his parents; sister, Regan; grandparents, Ernest Read More…

Paul Race

Paul Race, born October 29, 1947, passed away with his son Joseph, to the arms of our Lord Jesus on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Paul fought lung cancer with dignity and courage. Never complained of pain or weakness, always kept a positive attitude in his fight for his life. He will be greatly missed by Read More…

Glenn W. Ray

GWRay

Glenn W. Ray, 79, of Medina passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012 at Medina Hospital Cleveland Clinic. He was born in Woodstock, New York. Glenn served in the National Guard, and he was a retired Asbestos Worker, and a member of Union Local 3. He was proud of his accomplishment of being a Golden Read More…