November 22, 2014

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Browns front office gets a tweak, assistant GM

BEREA — The Browns’ front office overhaul is now complete. Cleveland announced the hiring of Ray Farmer as its assistant general manager Tuesday, along with the shift of Michael Lombardi from vice president of player personnel to general manager. Farmer, 38, spent the past seven seasons as the Chiefs’ director of pro personnel and also Read More…

Ohio State football: Coach stresses team has lots of work to do

COLUMBUS — There are two new banners hanging high on the walls of Ohio State’s indoor practice field. One — placed between the signs celebrating the national championships in 2002 and 1968 — says “12-0 Undefeated Season 2012.” The other one, placed by itself on the east wall of the massive facility, simply says, “The Read More…

Pony with embedded chain in neck dies

Charges are expected against the owner of this pony that was found malnourished and with a chain embedded in its neck. (COURTESY PHOTO)

MEDINA — An abused and malnourished pony rescued from a field Thursday by the Medina County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals died Tuesday evening. The pony, named “Charity” by SPCA workers, was found with a chain deeply embedded in its neck. The pony was taken to Ohio State University veterinary hospital, where Read More…

Students at Medina High School create portrait of Abe Lincoln

Medina High School students, from left, James Appelgate, Julia Gomez, Kevin Winchester, Al Terwilliger, Chynna Henderson, Paul Lydon and Mark Menyes pose with a picture of President Abraham Lincoln Tuesday morning at the school. About 16 special-needs students created the artwork with help from Wadsworth artist Richard Doyle. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE GRAZIER)

MEDINA — Some special students at Medina High School showed off their artistic ability Tuesday with an assist from a local artist. About 16 students in a special-needs class taught by Susan Toth and Sue Klingshirn celebrated the return of their artwork featuring the 16th U.S. president, Abraham Lincoln. In late October, Wadsworth artist Richard Read More…

Medina police blotter for March 6

Medina police Thursday, Feb. 28 11:52 p.m. — 1010 Lafayette Road, an officer responded to Stop-n-Go to ask a semitrailer driver to move his vehicle since the business was closed for the night. Friday, March 1 4:18 p.m. — 700 block Lafayette Road, a resident told police a number of tools were stolen from a Read More…

Local public meetings slated 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 Medina Board of Education, special meeting to discuss teacher contracts, 6 p.m., board conference room, 140 W. Washington St. Medina Civil Service Commission, regular Read More…

Charles Wesley Browning

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Charles Wesley Browning, 83, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013. He was born in Harlan, Kentucky. Charles retired from Republic Steel in Cleveland as an electrician. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and member of the Ohio Chapter of the Chosin Few. Charles was a Mason with the Read More…

Mary Ellen Pfundstein

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Mary Ellen Pfundstein, 74, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013. She was born October 30, 1938 in Cleveland, to the late Francis and Eileen (Castetter) Toomey. Mary formerly worked at the Plain Dealer for 17 years, where she was a secretary for the editorial writers. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. She Read More…

Eadred Eleanor Walkden Reisinger

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 Eadred Eleanor Walkden Reisinger, 87, of Spencer, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Elms Retirement Center from complications of a stroke in December 2012. Eadred was born in North Ridgeville, January 4, 1926, to the late Chauncey and Charlotte (Maringer) Walkden. She grew up in Spencer and lived Read More…

Donald G. Curtis

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Donald G. Curtis, 76, of Brunswick, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013. He was born September 24, 1936, in Willimantic, Connecticut, to Philip and Doris (nee Bowen) Curtis (who served as missionaries in India). He attended Wooster College, The Ohio State University and was employed as a steel representative by Republic Steel and Electroloy. Don Read More…