December 20, 2014

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Educators, parents debate benefits of longer school days, year

By Julie Carr Smyth Did your kids moan that winter break was way too short as you got them ready for the first day back in school? They might get their wish of more holiday time off under proposals catching on around the country to lengthen the school year. But there’s a catch: a much Read More…

Ohio energy company’s plan to use solar farm hurts panel maker

TOLEDO — The decision by Ohio utility regulators to block plans for American Electric Power Co. to use power from a southeast Ohio solar farm is having an impact on a solar-panel maker in northwest Ohio. Isofoton North America executives were counting on the $180 million project to bring new jobs to their solar-panel plant 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 Cloverleaf Board of Education, work session, action possible, 7:30 p.m., Cloverleaf High School, 8525 Friendsville Road, Lodi. Community Action Wayne/Medina, executive/finance committee meeting, 4 Read More…

Grant targets child trauma at Akron Children’s Hospital

AKRON — A $1.6 million grant will allow a Northeast Ohio hospital to join a network of centers to provide services and support for children who have experienced psychological trauma, such as the Newtown, Conn., shooting where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults. The four-year grant will link Akron Children’s Hospital with the Read More…

Marilyn J. Trent

Marilyn J. Trent, 68, of Seville, died Saturday, January 12, 2013, at her home surrounded by family following a lengthy illness. She was born November 6, 1944 to Harry S. Saurer and Esther O. Saurer and married Edward R. Trent on March 2, 1963. Marilyn was a 1962 graduate of Rittman High School and made 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…

Mary Ann Gaj

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Mary Ann Gaj (nee Tesser), a caring spirit to everyone she met, left this world in the arms of our Lord, to be by the side of her loving husband, Ted (Thaddeus L.). They are joined in heaven by their two oldest children; Susan, and John. She considered herself a simple woman, who loved taking Read More…

Richard S. Holsapple

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Richard S. Holsapple, 68, of Medina, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 in Medina. He was born in Albion, New York on April 18, 1944, to the late Clifford and Edna (nee Guinup) Holsapple. Richard retired from Watervliet Arsenal in New York and proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Read More…

Charles S. Ensign

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Charles S. Ensign, 87, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Medina Hospital. He was born March 25, 1925 in Spencer, to Clyde and Cora (Welsh) Ensign, and attended Spencer High School. He entered the U.S. Army in 1950, and served in Combat Infantry in Korea. Charles was a lifetime resident of Spencer Read More…

Stephanie Hudzik (Duda),

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Stephanie Hudzik (Duda), 32, of Parma, formerly of Medina, passed away suddenly Tuesday, January 8, 2013. She was born in Bedford, November 10, 1980. She was previously employed as a dental assistant at Jerry S. Kolosionek, DDS, for 11 years. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. May she rest in Read More…