November 22, 2014

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Howard Willis

Howard Willis passed away Monday, December 3, 2012, under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born May 3, 1926 in Medina, he was the son of the late Leonard and Minnie Fay Richard Willis. Howard served in the U.S. Army from 1945 until 1946 in the 881st Ordinance Company. He worked with Consolidated Freightways as a Read More…

Edith Ann Dyke Tisher

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Edith Ann Dyke Tisher, 90, of Seville, passed away Monday, December 3, 2012, at Meadowview Care Center in Seville. She was born November 18, 1922 to John and Alice (Gage) Dyke. Edith loved to take care of her little lambs on her parent’s farm in Seville. On August 7, 1945, she married Glen Austin Tisher, Read More…

Evelyn Wills

Evelyn Wills (nee Denton), 82, our dear mother, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, December 6, 2012 in Columbia Station. She was born in Blountville, Tennessee to Joseph and Mary Lee Denton (Folkner). She married her loving husband David R. Wills on October 21, 1948. She enjoyed being a homemaker and taking care Read More…

John A. Knittel

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John A. Knittel, 75, of Medina passed away at Hospice of Medina County on Friday, December 7, 2012. He fought a courageous battle against Cancer for 23 years. John was born in Cleveland, to Frank and Viola (nee Jacobs) on May 5, 1937. He loved the ocean, his cats, reading and his family. John was Read More…

Rochelle Burton

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Rochelle Burton, 70, of Muncie, Indiana,  passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at IU Health University Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana. Born in Cleveland, she was the daughter of Ralph and the late Florence (Sullivan) Roche. Rochelle was the 1959 FFA Queen and a 1960 graduate of Medina High School. She graduated from Massilon City Hospital of Read More…

Donna Sue Todorovich

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Donna Sue Todorovich (nee Piendzik), 57, of Medina, died suddenly, Thursday, December 6, 2012. She showed her love to everyone through her amazing cooking and baking, loved gardening and decorating, and enjoyed spending time with her grandkids. She was the beloved wife of Jerry A.; loving mother of Wendy Shubrowsky (Jay) and Jerry “Bub” Todorovich Read More…

Eugene Stamm

Eugene Stamm, 80, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Eugene is survived by his wife of 60 years, Velma (Warner) Stamm; daughters, Ginni Lane of West Virginia, Barbara Yehnert of Medina; daughter-in-law, JoAnn Stamm of Brunswick; sister, Janet Dickman of Bay View; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one great Read More…

Internet cafe owners in Medina County protest House Bill 605

Customers play games at E-Z Win, 2767 Medina Road, Medina Township. (KIERA MANION-FISCHER / GAZETTE)

Owners of sweepstakes Internet cafes in Medina County are protesting a bill approved by the Ohio House this week that could close their businesses. “We understand that the industry could use some regulations, but House Bill 605 is going to put us out of business, as well as other stores like us in Ohio,” Steve Read More…

Sleek new fire truck comes to local fleet

Medina firefighter Pat Barrett takes a trial run Friday afternoon in Montville Engine 1, which will be housed at the Medina Fire Department's Station 1. (STEVE GRAZIER / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — A smaller, sleeker fire engine rolled into town Friday. Fire Chief Bob Painter said the 2012 International truck will be used to battle smaller blazes such as car, trash bin and grass fires. It also will transport firefighters to do “smaller stuff,” such as smoke detector changes for residents and businesses. “This is Read More…

Lodi Hospital’s emergency room wins national award

LODI — For the seventh year in a row, Lodi Community Hospital has won national recognition for its emergency room. The hospital’s ER is one of only 24 in the nation to receive this year’s Press Ganey Summit Award, given to hospitals ranked in the top 5 percent for patient satisfaction. “As in years past, Read More…