September 20, 2014

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Medina post names trooper, dispatcher of the year

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MEDINA — The Medina post of the Ohio Highway Patrol has named the trooper and dispatcher of the year: Harley Steppenbacker and Jennifer J. Smolka. Lt. Bill Haymaker, post commander, said fellow officers at the post selected Steppenbacker, 36, based on his leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others, enthusiastic work attitude and cooperation Read More…

Career center blood drive sets a record

Student Brandon Zakrejsek, 17, gives blood Tuesday at the Medina County Career Center. This was Zakrejsek’s second time giving blood. “It went better the first time,” he jokingly said. “Sorry,” he added, looking to the nurse standing watch. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

MEDINA — A blood drive at the Medina County Career Center collected 260 pints Tuesday — breaking the county record set during a similar drive last year. “We’re just very proud and very fortunate to have the Career Center as a partner,” American Red Cross spokeswoman Maria Menillo said. Though the drive set a record, Read More…

Medina police blotter for Dec. 5

Medina police Tuesday, Nov. 27 3:37 p.m. — 100 block W. Smith Road, building’s windows reported damaged. Wednesday, Nov. 28 9:57 a.m. — 1100 block N. Jefferson St., Zyrtec reported stolen. 10:29 p.m. — 200 block N. Court St., wallet reported stolen. Friday, Nov. 30 11:33 a.m. — 900 block W. Liberty St., fake check Read More…

Howard Hanna hosts annual fundraiser for children in need

BRUNSWICK — Howard Hanna Realtors is hosting its annual fundraiser to help cover health care expenses for children in need. Howard Hanna offices around the country conduct a fundraiser each year with proceeds going to benefit the Children’s Free Care Fund. Last year, offices raised a combined total of $695,000. The fundraisers, known as the Read More…

Angelo S. Caito

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Angelo S. Caito, age 83, of Medina, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012, at his home in Richfield. He was born August 5, 1929 in California, Pennsylvania, to the late Salvatore and Onofria (Finazzo) Caito. Angelo was a former manager at the White-Westinghouse Corp. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and Read More…

Kelly M. Fetzer

Kelly M. Fetzer, 20, of Valley City, passed away at her home Tuesday, December 4, 2012. She was born May 31, 1992 in Cleveland. Kelly was a student at Windfall School and attended the West Akron Apostolic Christian Church. She was the beloved daughter of Timothy and Renee (Charavell) Fetzer; loving sister of Katrina (Jeff) Read More…

Richard A. “Rick” Hudson

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Richard A. “Rick” Hudson, 62, of Medina, went to be with the Lord, Monday, December 3, 2012. He was born December 1, 1950 in Canton. Known for his sense of humor and intelligence, Rick enjoyed doing home Bible studies, studying politics and history, working with computers, and was an avid Ohio State fan. He loved Read More…