October 22, 2014

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Heath Eby, Noah Johanson help Wittenberg football team succeed

For the third time in the last four seasons, Wittenberg’s football team is heading to the NCAA Division III playoffs. After clinching the North Coast Athletic Conference title for the 11th time Saturday with a 47-20 win over Oberlin, the Tigers earned the league’s automatic postseason berth. A pair of Medina County natives are in Read More…

Browns’ receiver Greg Little is turning over new leaf

Greg Little grew up some over the bye week. The Browns receiver was introduced to former NBA star Alonzo Mourning by a friend and became mesmerized during a two-hour lunch in Miami. Little went against his personality and stopped talking, because he couldn’t help but listen to Mourning. “I was lost with really how powerful Read More…

John C. Bongiovanni

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Our hearts are saddened as we share the loss of our loved one. Born November 5, 1934, in the home of his parents, the late John C. and Angela Costanzo Bongiovanni, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, John died Friday, November 9, 2012, Dallas, Texas. John graduated from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, DC. A Read More…

James V. Kroupa

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James V. Kroupa, of Brunswick, passed away Monday, October 22, 2012. Jim was loved by many, especially his coworkers at Dino Maria’s Hair Salon in Brunswick, who considered him family. He was a hairdresser for 50 years. Jim touched all of our hearts with his sense of humor, compassion, and love for all. A Memorial Read More…

Medina city, township officials to talk joining forces

MEDINA — Medina City Council will meet with trustees from the four surrounding townships this week to talk about ways the communities could collaborate more. Among the ideas up for discussion is extending the city’s joint economic development district agreement in Montville Township. The agreement allows businesses in the township along state Route 3 south Read More…

Glenn W. Ray

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…

Robert Edward Whitam

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Robert Edward Whitam, 86, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at the Renaissance Health Center in Olmsted Twp., with his beloved wife, Patricia (nee Heitman) by his side. He was born in Bar Harbor, Maine on November 3, 1925 to John W. Jr. and Ellen (nee Williams). Bob traveled at an early age to Panama Read More…

3 accused of stealing elderly woman’s identity

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CLEVELAND — A Sharon Township man is among three people scheduled for trial today who are accused of stealing their elderly former neighbor’s identity, which resulted in her losing her home. Gary L. Thomas, 57, of 5450 State Road, and his two co-defendants are charged with a total of 13 counts of identity fraud, which Read More…

City to ‘tweak’ wording in sign ordinance

BRUNSWICK — A key provision of the city’s long-debated ban on most pole signs is on hold after city officials discovered an essential definition was inadvertently left out of the ordinance. City Council on Monday voted unanimously to delay issuing construction permits for “monument signs,” which stand on the ground and serve to advertise one Read More…

Toddler’s death from malnutrition investigated

VERMILION — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an 18-month-old child who died from malnourishment. The 18-month-old, Isaac Brothers-Bartholomew, found unresponsive at his home at 8108 Risden Road, and was transferred to Mercy Regional Medical Center at 7:13 p.m. Nov. 6, but a paramedic said he was dead when they arrived. Read More…