September 23, 2014

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Brunswick board approves 5.9-mill levy for May ballot

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick residents will see a nine-year, 5.9-mill levy on the May 7 primary ballot. If approved by voters, the levy would cost owners of $100,000 homes about $181 per year, or about $15 a month. The school board agreed Tuesday to place the issue on the ballot. The board voted during a special Read More…

Lawmakers question wait for veterans’ benefits

By Lisa Cornwell CINCINNATI — Members of Ohio’s congressional delegation have sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs saying military veterans are waiting too long for responses to their disability claims and urging the department to act quickly to resolve the backlog. Fifteen of the state’s members of Congress, including Democrats and Republicans, Read More…

Medina police blotter for Jan. 30

Medina police Wednesday, Jan. 23 1:52 p.m. — 1100 block N. Court St., purse reported stolen from parked car. 6:39 p.m. — 100 block Lafayette Road, Nathan M. Marino, 23, 224 Hemlock Court, Brunswick, charged with criminal trespass, and Laura J. Hudson, 48, 145 Lafayette Road, Apt. 2, Medina, charged with complicity. Thursday, Jan. 24 Read More…

Alissa Lynn Jeffries

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Alissa Lynn Jeffries, 11, of Litchfield, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 at her home. She was born August 4, 2001 in Garfield Heights. Alissa was in the 5th grade at Granger Elementary School. She will always be remembered for her contagious smile that always made others smile and the many lives she touched and Read More…

Lynn D. Gillespie

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Lynn D. Gillespie, 55, of Hinckley, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was born 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 and devoted much of her spare time playing and coaching Read More…

Vivian Maye Smith

Vivian Maye Smith, 86, formerly of Lodi, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013 at Hospice of Medina County. She was born February 27, 1926 in Lodi to Herman and Edythe (Broadsword) Elliott. She graduated from Lodi High School in 1944 and married Charles Smith on June 2, 1946. Vivian was employed by Westfield Insurance Company Read More…

Carol J. Wilcox

Carol J. Wilcox of Medina, passed away at Summa Akron City Hospital, Saturday, January 26, 2013, following a long and courageous battle with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. She was born May 14, 1932 in Hackensack, New Jersey, to Walter H. and Betty S. Jillson. Carol was truly a devoted, caring Christian woman, and was loved deeply Read More…

Jeffrey Alan Holzworth

Jeffrey Alan Holzworth, 70, died Sunday, January 27, 2013. He was born August 10, 1942 in Dover, Ohio, to the late Glenwood and Thelma Holzworth. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda Holzworth; daughter, Hilary (Chris) Hassinger of Wadsworth; son, Brett (Kirsten) Holzworth of Wadsworth; grandchildren, Drew, Hayden, Luke and Reese Hassinger; Read More…

Robert L. Jenkins

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Memorial services for Robert L. Jenkins, 83, of Lakeland, Florida and formerly of Viola and Moline, Illinois, will be Saturday, February 2, 2013, 2 P.M., at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo, Illinois. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion Post #121. Visitation is Friday from 4 to 8 P.M., at the funeral home. Private Read More…

Mona Lee Pleban

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Mona Lee Pleban, 75, of Grafton Twp., passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Hospice Care Center of Medina County, after a short bout with cancer. She was born August 6, 1937 in Cleveland, living in the Grafton area over 50 years. She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Grafton Read More…