November 27, 2014

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Notes: New coach Rob Chudzinski’s defense could be hybrid

BEREA – The angst among fans over a possible switch from the 4-3 defensive scheme to a 3-4 might’ve been for naught. New coach Rob Chudzinski said the defensive coordinator he hires will determine if the Browns are a 4-3 or 3-4 base, but either scheme with have versatility. “There’s a lot of hybrid systems Read More…

Lottie M. Drziak

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Lottie M. Drziak (nee Harubin), 89, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Hospice of Medina. She was born in Cleveland to Joseph and Stephanie Harubin (nee Rosienska). Lottie loved her family and grandchildren and was their rock. She was passionate about people and enjoyed gardening. She is survived by her daughters, Christine Read More…

Margaret D. Hickey

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Margaret D. Hickey (Lahood) (nee Khoury), died Tuesday, January 8, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Donald Hickey and the late Edward J. Lahood; loving mother of Philip Lahood, and the late James Lahood; dearest grandmother of Jennifer Higbee (Dustin), Amanda Zinni (Nicholas), and James Lahood; great grandmother of Owen and Aiden Read More…

Joseph John Passe

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Joseph John Passe, 81, of Hinckley, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013. He was born August 25, 1931, to John and Fannie Passe in Cleveland. Joseph proudly served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1952-1955. He worked at Ohio Bell and AT&T for 38 years. Joseph was an avid horseman and worked as Read More…

Theodore Earl Carter

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Theodore Earl Carter, 71, of Homerville, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Lodi Community Hospital. Mr. Carter was born January 22, 1941, in Lodi, to Theodore Ralph Carter and Gertrude Brinker. He was a resident of Homerville, Medina County, most of his life, owning Tender Care Landscaping. Mr. Carter served with the U.S. Navy, Read More…

William A. Swenskie

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William A. Swenskie, 84, of Seville, formerly of Streetsboro, died Friday, January 11, 2013. He was born December 13, 1928 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, to William and Mary (Bohensky) Swenskie. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, retired from Chrysler Corporation in Twinsburg as a Die Setter Supervisor, was a gifted cabinet maker, a Read More…

Edna M. Rising

Edna M. Rising, 90, formerly of Litchfield, went to her heavenly home Wednesday, January 9, 2013. Edna was born January 14, 1922, in Hinckley, to the late Lad and Christina Divoky. She was a lifelong Medina County resident. Edna was an elementary school teacher in the Buckeye School System, where she taught for 30 years. Read More…

Joyce Elaine Taylor

Joyce Elaine Taylor, 83, of Lodi, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Life Care Center of Medina, where she had resided the past four years. She was born February 5, 1929 in Decatur, Indiana, to Charles and Mary (Andrews) Pickering. She grew up in Chatham and later resided in Lodi, following her marriage in Read More…

Joseph C. Farnsworth

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Joseph C. Farnsworth, 91, a resident of Sharon Township, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013, at the Magnolia Village Retirement Community in Wadsworth. He was born in Sharon Township on September 16, 1921 to Walter and Mollie (nee Miller) Farnsworth. Joseph served in the United States Army. He and Evelyn A. (nee Raw) were married Read More…

Club helps moms network, make friends

Ariana Peterson, 4, delights 1-year-old Audrey Brown with a dive into the ball pit in Anna Brown’s living room in Medina on Thursday morning. Also shown is 18-month-old Caidyn Peterson climbing out of the ball pit. In the background, from left, Michelle Horton holds her 17-month-old son, Preston, while talking with Kim Mull and Jen Peterson, who tends to 18-month-old Julia Mull. The women are members of Medina MOMS, a support group that organizes play dates, field trips and mom-only outings for work-at-home moms. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — Stay-at-home moms may not commute to a job, but that doesn’t mean they don’t work. Better to call them work-at-home moms. Many often put in a lot more hours than the standard 40-hour work week. In Medina, they are networking to support each other and enrich the lives of their young ones through Read More…