October 24, 2014

Medina
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Aggressive EPA fracking study gets praise from both sides

By Kevin Begos PITTSBURGH — An ongoing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study on natural gas drilling and its potential for groundwater contamination has gotten tentative praise so far from both industry and environmental groups. Glenn Paulson, the EPA’s science adviser, describes the project as “one of the most aggressive public outreach programs in EPA history.” Read More…

Public meetings slated for this week

Editor’s note: Fax public meeting notices to (330) 725-4299 or email areanews@medina-gazette.com. Paid legal notices, which appear in the classified advertising section of the newspaper, should be emailed to legalnotices@medina-gazette.com. Today Harrisville Township trustees, organizational meeting, 8 p.m., township hall, 209 Railroad St., Lodi. Hinckley Township trustees, work session, 5 p.m., township administration building, 1410 Read More…

Ohio’s death row inmate population falls

DAYTON — The number of prisoners on Ohio’s death row is decreasing as new death sentences are outnumbered by inmates who are executed or die from other causes or are freed through clemency or appeals. Ohio courts handed down just three new death sentences in 2012, while there were three death row inmates executed last Read More…

Timothy H. Johnson

Timothy H. Johnson, 74, of Medina, died Saturday morning, January 5, 2013 at Hospice of Medina Inpatient Care Center, following a brief battle with cancer. Tim was born in April 29, 1938 in Lodi, the son of the late Harry and Claudia (Becker) Johnson. He had been a long time residence of the Medina County Read More…

Azaiah Stone DeGarmo

Azaiah Stone DeGarmo, born November 2, 2012, died suddenly Friday, January 4, 2013 in his home, of unknown causes. His name means “my strength is Yahweh”. He leaves behind five siblings, Noah Kaydan, 12, Eliana Skye, 9, Jada Blue, 7, Keila Rayne, 4, Adalena Storm, 2; his parents, Daniel and Serena of Chillicothe; grandparents, Paul Read More…

Ricky D. Brown

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Ricky D. Brown, 55, of Medina, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Medina Hospital. He was born February 6, 1957, in Indore, West Virginia, to Omer and Edna (nee Williams) Brown. Ricky was employed as an Operator at Owens Corning in Medina. He married Karen Ann (nee Perry) on November 13, 2002, and shared Read More…

Stephen Matthew Randolph

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Stephen Matthew (Matt, “Frosty”) Randolph, 41, formerly of Wadsworth, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013. He was born January 6, 1971 in Wadsworth. Matt was a 1989 graduate of Wadsworth High School and a 1994 graduate of Heidleburg University, where he was a two-time All-American wrestler and a member of the Excelsior Men’s Society. He Read More…