October 24, 2014

Medina
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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…

DC Ray Horton promises flexible scheme, likes Browns’ talent

BEREA — Start printing the T-shirts. Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton arrived with a catchy slogan easy to remember – and repeat. During his introductory news conference Tuesday, Horton found several occasions to fit it into the conversation. “You need big men who can run and little men who can hit,” he said. Horton said 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…

State drilling laws questioned by Brunswick council

Anthony Capretta

BRUNSWICK — City Council members say they don’t want the state to regulate oil and gas drilling in Brunswick. At a Committee-of-the Whole meeting Monday, Council members considered a resolution to voice their disapproval of state laws that give the Ohio Department of Natural Resources the sole right to issue oil and gas drilling permits, Read More…

Medina council OKs expanding JEDD on state Route 18

MEDINA — City Council on Monday approved expanding the Medina-Montville Township Joint Economic Development District. The addition runs along state Route 18 between Interstate 71 and Windfall Road. Council President John Coyne said the expansion does not mean businesses in that area will become part of the district, only that they will have that opportunity. Read More…

State might force drivers to get license plates every 7 years

COLUMBUS — Ohio may force motorists to replace their license plates after seven years. Currently, drivers are required to replace plates only when the numbers and letters become unreadable. But a budget proposal from the Department of Public Safety would require replacement after seven years. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reports that the same proposal would Read More…

Al Thomas going into Ohio Prep Sports Writers Hall of Fame

Al Thomas

MEDINA — Al Thomas will become part of another sports hall of fame in March. Already a member of the Medina County Sports Hall of Fame, the longtime sports editor at The Gazette will be inducted into the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association Hall of Fame during the boys state basketball tournament in Columbus. An Read More…