Archive for December, 2012
BEREA — Trent Richardson didn’t meet the expectations of many, including himself, in an injury-marred rookie season, but running backs coach Gary Brown believes he will become one of the NFL’s elite runners.
“He has that type of ability,” Brown said Friday. “I promise you this, we haven’t seen the best of him. We’ve …Read More
BEREA — After preparing all week as if he would start Sunday in Pittsburgh, quarterback Thaddeus Lewis got the official word from coach Pat Shurmur after practice Friday.
“You’re the man,” Shurmur told him.
Lewis remained on the field after it had emptied and threw passes to receiver Greg Little under the watchful eyes of …Read More
MONTVILLE TWP. — Township trustees agreed Thursday to renew their request for a traffic signal light at Poe Road and state Route 57 in the wake of two crashes at the …Read More
MEDINA — The 20-year-old Columbia Station man accused of using social media to cheer on the gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at the Newtown, Conn., elementary school is asking that a criminal charge filed against him be dismissed, citing free-speech protections.
Medina police charged Joseph W. Resovsky with inducing panic after he posted …Read More
MEDINA — Medina Schools officials are asking the public for advice before deciding whether to put a levy on the May 7 ballot.
A community meeting will be 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the main cafeteria in Medina High School.
The district also is preparing an online survey before making a decision on the levy. The …Read More
Hortense Gilldice Graf, 93, of Westfield Center, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012.
She is survived by daughters, Georgene Iacobucci of Westfield Township, Rita Trivisonno of Lyndhurst; Angela Quandt of Solon; and a son, Franklin Graf of Westfield Center; sisters: Emily LaPorte, Vera Gilldice; and brother, Frank Gilldice
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank …Read More
Eugene T. Claypool, 80, of Medina, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, December 27, 2012. He was born June 8, 1932 in Pickens, West Virginia to the late Thomas and Myrtle (Armentrout) Claypool.
Eugene was a job setter for over 30 years for General Motors and retired in 1982. He loved his church family …Read More
Harold M. Burg, 88, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012. He was born January 22, 1924 in Doylestown, Ohio, to the late John and Rosalea (Berger) Burg.
Mr. Burg was a graduate of Chippewa High School (Doylestown) class of 1942. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1946 with the 97th Infantry Division – …Read More
Roland C. Jackson “Poor Jack”, 75, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012. He was born January 10, 1937 in Beckley, West Virginia to the late Robert and Rosie (Lesley) Jackson.
Roland retired from General Motors after 34 years of service. He was a production machine oiler. He was a longtime member of Fellowship Baptist …Read More
HUDSON — Billy Geschke and John Teske were the rhyme and the reason why the Medina boys basketball team downed Kenston 63-57 Thursday in the semifinals of the Hudson Holiday Classic.
Though the Bees (3-4) were walking in …Read More