August 28, 2014

Medina
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Sharon L. Hannah

Sharon L. Hannah, 64, of Chippewa Lake, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2013. She was born October 12, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Harold and Doris (Sewell) Yunker. She was a retired French and Spanish Teacher at Bedford High School, where she taught for 28 years. Sharon enjoyed knitting, gardening, cooking (she even Read More…

Bernard “Bernie” H. Smith, Sr.

Bernard “Bernie” H. Smith, Sr., 85, of Medina county since 1957, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013. He was born January 16, 1928 in Cleveland, to the late Hubert and Helen (Bullock) Smith. Bernie retired after 34 years of service from NASA Glenn Research where he was a fabricator. He graduated from Brooklyn High School Read More…

Ethel M. Porter

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Ethel M. Porter (Cornell), 85, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013. She was born December 24, 1927 in Wadsworth, the daughter of Lynford and Mabel Swain. She lived a good portion of her life in Copley and was the owner of the Copley Grill. Ethel was preceded in death by her first husband, Elmer Cornell; Read More…

William H. “Billy” Penrose, Jr.

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William H. “Billy” Penrose, Jr., 58, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013. He was born February 11, 1954, in Akron. Billy attended St. Francis Elementary School and graduated from Medina High School in 1972, where he played football and was a member of the golf team. After high school, Billy began a career Read More…

Jeffery Robert Zgrabik

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Jeffery Robert Zgrabik, 50, of Hinckley, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013. He was a Hinckley volunteer fireman, member of Pipe Fitters Local 120 and an avid boater and fisherman. Jeff will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 16 years, Elaina (nee Ridilla). Jeff is the loving brother of Michael (Becky) and David Read More…

Maydene E. Buckland

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Maydene E. Buckland (nee Fox), 83, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Denzil; devoted mother of Donna (John) Martin of Medina; loving grandmother of Lauren Martin; dear sister of Eugene Keatley, Nellie Foster and the late Ruth Lawrence, Pearl Grimmate, George Fox, Martha Arthur, and Read More…

Library officials plan to sue over Lodi structural problems

Lodi Library management closed about a third of the building in November 2011 because the roof was structurally unsound. (NICK GLUNT / GAZETTE)

LODI — Lodi Library officials plan to file a lawsuit over the roof of the building, which has been closed more than a year because of structural problems. “We needed to have some inspections done to confirm the problem,” spokeswoman Heather Coontz said. “The problem is the result of defective design, materials and installation.” Coontz Read More…

Medina County Clerk of Courts fires 2 workers

MEDINA — Employees in the Medina County Clerk of Courts Office were told in a campaign letter they could lose their jobs if David Wadsworth wasn’t elected clerk in November. Wadsworth won, but this week two longtime employees, including the deputy clerk, were fired. On Monday, Penny Lovejoy, who managed court archives for about 20 Read More…

Medina Malley’s to open

Tom Cannon finishes a coat of paint on a chocolate bunny sculpture that will decorate the former bank vault at the new Malley's in Medina Township, 4191 Pearl Road. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

MEDINA TWP. — The drive along Pearl Road will be a little sweeter Monday morning when Malley’s Chocolates opens at the corner of Pearl and Ledgewood Drive. That’s when Malley’s opens its 22nd store in the region and its first in the Medina area. On Monday and Tuesday, every item in the store is half-price. Read More…

2 indicted in house-shooting incident

MEDINA — A Medina County grand jury indicted eight people Wednesday, including two men accused of hitting two Montville Township homes with bullets from an AK-47 assault rifle. Mark Bornino and R. Daniel Volpone are charged with a count each of discharging a firearm over a public road, which is a third-degree felony punishable by Read More…