October 25, 2014

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Stolen Bible tracked down across state lines

Tim Shier holds up his recovered family Bible dating from the 1700s on Sunday in his home in Marysville. (AP PHOTO)

MARYSVILLE — A man’s heart sank when he realized that burglars had broken in and stolen a safe holding his most prized possession — a 300-year-old family Bible. The Bible, written in German Gothic script and containing the handwritten dates of births, deaths and marriages for seven generations of Tim Shier’s family, disappeared in the Read More…

Casino money in Ohio less than expected

CLEVELAND — Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal suggests that revenue from Ohio’s four voter-approved casinos could be about half of what officials had predicted years ago. The Plain Dealer reported that state officials estimated four years ago that the casinos could take in as much as $1.9 billion a year after all were in operation. Read More…

Portion of Wadsworth Road closed Thursday for sewer repair

Wadsworth Road (state Route 57) will be closed between Lafayette Road and Grant Street from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. The closure is needed for emergency sanitary sewer repairs. Local access for all businesses and residents within the closure limits will be maintained. Barricades and traffic detours will be set up and maintained throughout Read More…

Medina police blotter for Feb. 6

Medina police Tuesday, Jan. 29 1:05 p.m. — Mychael Nieves-Collazo, 21, of 306 W. Union St., Apt. 3, Medina, charged with domestic violence. Wednesday, Jan. 30 4:42 p.m. — Claggett Middle School, 420 E. Union St., Kindle Fire reader reported stolen. Thursday, Jan. 31 2:23 p.m. — 300 block W. Union St., debit card reported Read More…

Akron woman charged with posing as veterinarian

AKRON — A woman accused of posing as a veterinarian and causing the death of a service dog is standing trial in northeast Ohio. As the trial opened Tuesday, a prosecutor called 36-year-old Brandi Tomko a “con artist” who left many of the pets who came to her clinic for treatment maimed or dying. The Read More…

Victor Peter Palzes

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Victor Peter Palzes, 86, of Brunswick, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2013, with his family by his side. He was born on April 13, 1926 to the late Stanley and Antonette (nee Norvaish) Palzes in Cleveland. Victor proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. Victor will be greatly missed by his beloved Read More…

Sarah C. Leasure

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Sarah C. Leasure, 82, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013, after a long illness. She was born on January 30, 1931 in Smithfield, Pennsylvania to Russell and Olive (nee Wilson) Clemmer. Sarah and William J. Leasure were married on January 21, 1947, and raised their six children. William passed away on July 31, 1994. Sarah Read More…

Deborah E. Regetz

Deborah E. Regetz, 59, of Valley City, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013. There will be a Celebration of Life Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 2 P.M. at Zion Lutheran Church, 2233 Abbeyville Rd., Valley City. Bauer Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

George M. “Red” Gallagher

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George M. “Red” Gallagher, 79, of Medina, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013. He was born August 29, 1933, in Cleveland. He was the son of John and the late Marie Dunn and the late George Gallagher. George retired after 48 years of service from W.W. Williams. He served his country in the U.S. Navy Read More…

Duane Melvin Hamlin

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Duane Melvin Hamlin, 85, of North Fort Myers, Florida, passed away Tuesday, January 29 2013. Duane was born June 14, 1927 in Medina. He served in the U.S. Navy (Seabees) during WWII, in the Philippines. Upon his return from the war, he worked at the Medina County Highway Department, where he later became the Superintendent. Read More…