November 22, 2014

Medina
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James S. Roberts

James S. Roberts, 72, a resident of Medina, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013. He was born July 3, 1940, in Shelbyville, Illinois, to Paul and Salome (nee Hiebert) Roberts. James served with the 82nd Airborne Unit. He was employed with BF Goodrich as Petroleum National Sales Manager. James served as Mayor of Medina from Read More…

Orissa Rae Namoski

Orissa Rae Namoski (nee Ludwig), 78, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 in Jefferson City, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Orissa Marie; and her beloved husband, Thomas; and brother, William. While a resident of Hinckley, Orissa worked as an LPN at Parma Hospital. She had been a resident Read More…

Thomas Jay Hord

Thomas Jay Hord, 68, of Spencer, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Hospice of Medina County. He was born in Akron, January 3, 1945, to Elmo and Janet E. (Courter) Hord and lived in the Spencer area for most of his life. He was a 1963 graduate of Black River High School and received Read More…

Hinckley resident indicted in bank robbery case

MEDINA — A Hinckley Township man police say robbed nearly $30,000 from a bank and led police from five different agencies on a high-speed chase through Medina County last month has been indicted on four felony charges. A Medina County grand jury Wednesday charged Hugh G. Crouch, 70, with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony; felonious Read More…

York Township woman loves to walk each day

Nancy Finesilver walks Friday morning north on Lester Road in York Township. Finesilver walks at least eight miles a day. (STEVE GRAZIER / GAZETTE)

Nancy Finesilver loves walking every day in all types of weather on the roads near her York Township home. Some folks might think Finesilver has taken a good thing too far. Over the last 27 years, Finesilver, an artist by trade, has trekked at least eight miles a day on local trails and roadways. “I’ve Read More…

Arrest nearing in Liverpool Twp. burglary spree

LIVERPOOL TWP. — An arrest is expected soon in a trio of burglaries on Columbia and Neff roads around New Year’s Day, according to a Medina County Sheriff’s Office detective. A shotgun, .22-caliber pistol and two pickups were among property stolen from three properties within a half-mile stretch of Columbia and Neff roads. Lt. Travis Read More…

Homicide database targets cold cases

Rachel Johnson was 24 when she was sexually assaulted, stabbed and set on fire on an Akron street in 1991. Her murder remains unsolved, but that doesn’t mean Akron police have stopped looking for her killer, and detectives are making use of a new online database of cold homicide cases sponsored by Ohio Attorney General Read More…

Trial set in $61,000 theft case

MEDINA — A May 13 trial date has been set for an Elyria man accused in the theft of more than $61,000 worth of guitars, music equipment and clothing from a Liverpool Township warehouse. Stephen C. Bugg, 44, of 149 Clark St., faces a fourth-degree felony theft charge, punishable by up to six to 18 Read More…

Boys basketball: Rockets blast past Buckeye

WESTLAKE — The Buckeye boys basketball team started the season on fire and fizzled towards the end. The opposite held true in the Westlake Division II Sectional finals Friday, as it started slowly but ended with a flurry. The clock beat the sixth-seeded Bucks to the finish and their comeback fell short in a 64-53 Read More…

Clippers clobber Cavs

Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND —  The Los Angeles Clippers are so deep, talented and athletic they would have been tough for the Cavaliers to beat with Kyrie Irving. Sideline the point guard for the third straight game with a sore knee and the result was predictable, the Cavs falling 105-89 Friday at sold-out Quicken Read More…