September 30, 2014

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Prep Athletes of the Week for Jan. 29

Kyle Wheeler

Boys basketball Kyle Wheeler, Brunswick: Senior point guard scored game-high 25 points in 57-48 win over Firestone at Dunk4Diabetes Shootout. … Added 10 rebounds in game at Walsh University. … Scored 18 points in Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division win against Stow. … First-team All-Gazette as junior. … Three-year starter. Girls basketball Brianna Moss, Brunswick: Senior Read More…

Taxes due Thursday for Medina residents working outside city

MEDINA — Medina residents who work outside the city have until Thursday to pay 90 percent of what they owe in city income taxes for 2012. Anyone who misses the deadline faces a $25 penalty plus 1.5 percent interest on the amount owed. Medina Finance Director Keith Dirham said many employers withhold only taxes for Read More…

Art from Medina goes to France and back again

Deanna Clucas, president of the Medina County Art League, displays three watercolor paintings she produced in southwest France in September. Clucas and four other area residents — Barbara Johns, Sarah Jane Ingraham, Cynthia Szunyog and George Harth — went there to study under Fred Graff, a well-known watercolor painter from Medina. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

Final day to register dog before fee hike is Thursday

Thursday is the last day to register Rover and Spot before the price doubles. That’s not the only reason to get a license: Failing to register could result in a $100 fine. “Starting Friday, the (Medina County) Animal Shelter will search for unregistered dogs,” county Auditor Mike Kovack said. Dog licenses cost $12. Kovack said 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 Medina County Board of Health, regular meeting, 5:30 p.m., Health Department offices, 4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina Township. Wadsworth Board of Education, special meeting on Read More…

Ohio Gov. Kasich Q&A: Impact of health care overhaul

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By Ann Sanner COLUMBUS — State officials have noted their continued misgivings about President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, while taking steps to tailor the law for Ohioans. New insurance markets called exchanges will open this fall in each state. Ohio has opted for a so-called partnership with the federal government to run the exchange. Read More…

Jennifer L. Walter-Marco

Jennifer L. Walter-Marco, 43, of Columbus, passed away Friday, January 25, 2013 after a 33 month battle against ovarian cancer. Friends may call Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. at Hummel Funeral Home, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley, OH 44321. Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 A.M., Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Read More…

Betty Jean Shannon

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Betty Jean Shannon (nee Laskowski), 82, was welcomed into the arms of our loving Father Friday, January 25, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late John; loving daughter of the late Ted and Ruth Laskowski; dear mother of Dale (Terry) Hughes, Dennis Hughes, Ruth (James) Bigam, Larry (Linda Fallaro), Patti Hanh (dec) and Read More…

Thomas R. Reese

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Thomas R. Reese, 86, of Medina, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013. Tom was born August 15, 1926 in Middletown to the late Joseph and Ethel (Bussuer) Reese. Tom received a B.S. degree in physical education from the University of Dayton, attended George Williams College in Chicago, Illinois, and a two year training school for Read More…

Lynn D. Gillespie

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Lynn D. Gillespie, 55, of Hinckley, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was born on March 16, 1957 to the late Jacob George and Ruth Shirley (nee Jones) Sedlock. Lynn retired from Kinsner Elementary in Strongsville, as a second grade teacher. She devoted much of her spare time playing Read More…