September 3, 2014

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High school football: Andrew Vaughn, Ted Bowersock highlight selections

Ted Bowersock

Black River’s Andrew Vaughn and Ted Bowersock picked up major awards when the All-Patriot Athletic Conference football teams were announced Thursday. Vaughn was the PAC’s Offensive Back of the Year, while Bowersock was co-Linebacker of the Year with Columbia’s Jacob Kleinhez. Joining Vaughn and Bowersock on the Stars Division’s first team were teammates Jake Maund Read More…

Wrapping the gazebo for Candlelight Walk weekend

Paul Hudak, a Medina Parks and Recreation Department worker, strings Christmas lights on the gazebo Thursday morning on Public Square in preparation for the Candlelight Walk this weekend. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE GRAZIER)

The 28th annual Candlelight Walk kicks off 7 p.m. today with the community tree-lighting ceremony in the gazebo, followed by lighting of the trees on Public Square and lights on surrounding buildings. Cups Cafe, 126 N. Court St., celebrates five years this weekend and will serve free coffee and hot chocolate during the Candlelight Walk. Read More…

Local woman honored for housing the disabled

Dianne DePasquale-Hagerty, executive director of Medina Creative Housing, receives Thursday of the Agent of Change award from the American Association of University Women, Medina County branch. The award recognizes someone who has made positive change in the county on behalf of women and children. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

MONTVILLE TWP. — Dianne DePasquale-Hagerty said she gets an award every day. “My daily award comes in the form of hugs that I receive throughout every day, and the privilege of touching so many lives,” she said Thursday. DePasquale-Hagerty, a Medina resident, is the executive director of Medina Creative Housing, a nonprofit organization that provides Read More…

Secretary of State appeals judge’s ballot order

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins COLUMBUS — A federal judge’s demand to come up with a new order regarding provisional ballots is even worse than a previous court demand, Ohio’s election chief has argued in asking an appeals court to reject the judge’s order. At issue is whether voters or poll workers should record the form of Read More…

Ohio man killed as train hits car stuck on tracks

SIDNEY — Western Ohio authorities say a man apparently got his car stuck on railroad tracks and was on the phone seeking help from a 911 dispatcher when a train hit the vehicle and killed him. Sheriff’s Sgt. Tim Bender told the Dayton Daily News the dispatcher was urging the 77-year-old man from northern Shelby Read More…

Wadsworth police blotter for Nov. 16

Wadsworth police Thursday, Nov. 8 3:11 a.m. — Akron Road and Interstate 76, an officer pulled over a driver for a routine traffic violation. Aaron Hood, 24, of Barberton, was cited for failure to appear on a previous court date and possession of marijuana. Friday, Nov. 9 12:54 p.m. — 110 Akron Road, an employee Read More…

Robert Edward Whitam

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…

William L. “Bill” Whitehouse

William L. “Bill” Whitehouse, 82, of Seville, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, November 13, 2012. He was born May 30, 2012 to the late James and Hazel Whitehouse. Bill was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary on October 21, 2009. He is Read More…