April 23, 2014

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Bar’s effort to cheer boy with tumor goes viral

CLEVELAND — Shannon Huffman is surrounded by hundreds of colorful “high five” hand tracings in the hospital room where he continues to recover from surgery to remove a tumor behind his eye. “The whole idea is to try and keep the energy up in Shannon’s room,” said his dad, Joshua Huffman. “We want to keep Read More…

Cincinnati schools a model for other districts

CINCINNATI — When a steady stream of out-of-town teachers, school leaders, nonprofits and education groups began visiting Cincinnati two years ago, they weren’t going for the chili or the sports teams. They were going to visit schools. Specifically, a network of Cincinnati Public Schools known as community learning centers. The schools — 34 so far 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 Brunswick City Council, regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., municipal complex, 4095 Center Road. Chippewa Lake Village Council, regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., village community center, Pochedly Read More…

Sandra J. Parker

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Sandra J. Parker, 70, of Lafayette, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 at Hospice of Medina County. She was born February 13, 1942, in Medina, to William and Leona (Buttolph) Adams. She lived most of her life in the Medina and Lafayette area. Sandra had been a member of the Lafayette Fire Bells and the Read More…

Kathryn “Jean” (Kaltenborn) McDowell

Kathryn “Jean” (Kaltenborn) McDowell, 86, of Medina, formerly of Plum Boro, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2013. The beloved wife of the late Frank Wilson McDowell; beloved mother of Ruth McDowell (Robert) Higginbotham and David (Maryanne) McDowell; grandmother of Renee (Matt) Albrecht, Mark (Rosie) McDowell, Rebecca (Jason) Gillam, Robert (Katie) Higginbotham; great grandmother Read More…

Byron Eugene Stupp

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Byron Eugene “Stuppie”, Stupp, 90, of Brookville, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013. He was born on the family farm on November 6, 1922 in Brookville, to the late Obed and Emma (Landis) Stupp. Byron graduated in 1941 from Brookville High School, where he played baseball and basketball. He later was inducted, in 2002, into Read More…

Richard A. Brye

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Richard A. Brye, 83, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013. He was born July 14, 1929 in Barberton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Myrtle Brye. He is survived by his wife of 59½ years, Shirley Brye (nee Lehman). Richard retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber. He was an avid fisherman, Read More…