December 21, 2014

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Margaret (Peggy) Huntley

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Margaret (Peggy) Huntley (nee Moran) has passed from this life into the presence of her Savior. Peggy was born and raised in Brunswick, but lived the majority of her life in Elyria. She will be remembered as being a loving wife and devoted mother and grandmother. Over the years, Peggy worked as an accomplished seamstress Read More…

Susan D. Simpson

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Susan D. Simpson, 68, born in Warren, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013. The Spruce Creek Fly-in Community has lost one of it’s most beloved residents, admired for her love of life as demonstrated in every activity she pursued. As you read the list of events and activities, realize that they don’t begin to Read More…

Carol Sims

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Carol Sims, 80, of Hinckley, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013. She was born July 2, 1932, to the late Armond and Margaret (nee Boldowitsch) Hennings in Cleveland. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles E. Sims; loving mother of Shelley Ann (Wayne) Cosmo of Euclid, Debra Lee (David) Gnandt of Cleveland, Carrie Read More…

Charlotte “Char” P. Stoneburner

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Charlotte “Char” P. Stoneburner died on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Akron City Hospital. Beloved wife and mother, she was born September 13, 1947 in Rochester, New York, the oldest daughter of Hugh and Kate Pratt. She graduated high school from Stuart Hall in Virginia and went on to graduate in 1970 from the University Read More…

Clara Irene Leeson

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Clara Irene Leeson, 79, of Medina, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013. She was born on January 18, 1934 to the late Vernie and Mabel (nee Jane) Poland in Massillon. Clara will be greatly missed by her loving children, Daniel (Cheryl) Leeson, Darlene Leeson, Diann (Jim) Sottile and Lorna (Thomas) Lemons; 12 treasured grandchildren; Read More…

Derek Scott Harper

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On February 13, 2013, a truly wonderful young man left us to be with the Lord. Derek Scott Harper, 20, crossed over while doing what he loved the most, BMX biking. He was an avid audiophile and enjoyed many heavy metal and blues concerts with his family and friends. Derek stayed true to the motto: Read More…

Brunswick Schools battles bill collector

BRUNSWICK — The phone calls went out to every parent with a child in Brunswick Schools. “I’m calling to let you know our central office phone lines and our voicemail system is being locked up by a foreign company,” Superintendent Mike Mayell said in the automated message Friday morning. “We informed them that we are Read More…

Tourist bureau brings the heat to Medina Ice Festival

Several hundred people crowd Medina’s Public Square on Friday night to witness the lighting of the Ice Tower, signaling the start of the 19th annual Medina Ice Festival. The three-day event features about 60 ice sculptures surrounding the square and is expected to draw 20,000 to 25,000 people. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — The folks from Visit Orlando are camped out at the Medina Ice Festival this weekend recruiting snow birds to fly back with them to sunny Florida. But they’re not playing fair. OK, it’s natural all the smiling young staffers in the 30-by-40-foot heated Visit Orland tent would sport T-shirts and suntans. And a Read More…

Testimony: Cepec’s DNA found at victim’s home

MEDINA — Forensic scientists testified Friday in Steven Cepec’s capital murder trial that DNA found at the Chatham Township home where Frank Munz was killed belonged to Cepec and Munz. Linda Eveleth, a forensic scientist with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, said she couldn’t say with absolute certainty, but the chance it was their Read More…

Man indicted in Medina runaway girl case

MEDINA — A Medina County grand jury has indicted a 22-year-old man accused of helping a Medina teenage girl run away to Florida. Maxwell Leibsla, of Copley Township, is charged with felony interference of custody, Police Chief Patrick Berarducci said. The charge normally is a first-degree misdemeanor, but is upgraded to a fifth-degree felony if Read More…