November 1, 2014

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Tea party groups in Ohio oppose Medicaid expansion

By John Seewer TOLEDO — Several tea party groups in Ohio say they’ll work to stop the state from expanding Medicaid coverage for low-income residents, arguing it will be too costly and won’t reduce high health care costs down the road. Leaders of two dozen tea party organizations sent a letter to Republican Gov. John Read More…

Medina police blotter for Feb. 27

Medina police Wednesday, Feb. 20 10:40 a.m. — 300 block E. Liberty St., brake lines reported cut on a vehicle. Thursday, Feb. 21 12:57 p.m. — 1100 block N. Court St., John A. Kozar, 20, 570 Birch Hill Drive, Apt. B6, Medina, charged with theft. He’s accused of stealing tools and coins from a car. Read More…

Luella M. Nanes

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Luella M. Nanes, 84, was granted peaceful eternal rest Monday morning, February 25, 2013, at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center. Luella was born March 29, 1928, in Youngstown to Fred and Mae (Elmer) Whitacre. She was the office manager for the Isaly Dairy Co. for nine years, until retiring in 1954. Luella was a member of Read More…

William “Bill” Robert Regal, Sr.

William “Bill” Robert Regal, Sr., 81, of Wellington, formerly of Lodi, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013 after a one year illness. He was born June 4, 1931 in Elyria, to the late Theodore and Fern (nee Horton) Regal. William grew up on a farm in Huntington and also had a home in Lodi for many Read More…

Dennis M. Esterle

Dennis M. Esterle, 71, of Chatham Twp., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Sunday, February 24, 2013, at Summa Barberton Hospital, after years of declining health. He was born in Lodi, February 18, 1942, to Michael G. and Lillian B. (Packard) Esterle and lived his entire life in the Chatham and Lodi area. Dennis Read More…

John D. Okes

John D. Okes, 52, of Valley City, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, February 20, 2013, following a long illness. John was born in Medina June 8, 1960, son of the late John J. and Helen L. Okes. John graduated from Buckeye High School in 1979 and in 2012 received Read More…

Clarence E. Powell

Clarence E. Powell, 65, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. Clarence was born on June 25, 1947, in Wagarville, Alabama to Rosetta (Hayes) Powell and the late Wilmer Powell. Clarence is survived by his wife, Renee Luvenia Powell; his children, David Robertson, Clarence E. Powell, Jr., Michael Powell, Michelle Powell, Jackie Powell, Renee Powell, and Read More…

Is The Contaminated Air From Your Attached Garage Getting Into Your Home?

Does your home have an attached garage? Although the convenience is nice, it’s also important to realize that contaminated air from your attached garage can creep into your home when the common wall and door aren’t properly sealed. Understanding what causes that air in your garage to become contaminated The leading cause of poor air Read More…

Tribe notes: Resting Michael Brantley who’s poised for big year

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Left fielder Michael Brantley is expected to miss around 10 days after sustaining a cut to his left forearm that required stitches. The Indians aren’t concerned that the injury is serious, and there is little doubt that Brantley will be able to open the regular season in Toronto. Phew. Brantley appears poised Read More…

Royals 4, Indians 1: Tribe drops first exhibition game

ROYALS (4-0-1) 4, INDIANS (5-1) 1 HITS: Second baseman Jason Kipnis went 1-for-2 with a double for one of Cleveland’s five hits on the day. … Closer Chris Perez tossed a scoreless second inning and struck out one. MISSES: Designated hitter Nick Swisher went 0-3 and left two runners on base. … Left-hander Giovanni Soto Read More…