April 17, 2014

Medina
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Harriet C. Sand

Harriet C. Sand, 85, of Medina, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013. She was born April 1, 1927 in Cleveland, to the late Nicholas and Dorothy (Williams) Ferrone. Harriet worked at Lincoln-West High School in Cleveland, where she was a school secretary. She was active at Poe Methodist Church, singing in the choir, doing the Read More…

Carl A. Fromm, Jr.

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Carl A. Fromm, Jr., 93, of Medina, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Medina. He was born July 8, 1919 in Lakewood, and resided in Medina since 1979. Prior to that time he lived in Westlake, where he served over 10 years on the Westlake Planning Commission and the Board of Appeals. He was Read More…

William “Ted” Laughter

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William “Ted” Laughter, 57, of Seville, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013. He was born December 21, 1955, in Akron, to the late William and Joyce Doll. Ted was a graduate of Wadsworth High School and a United States Navy veteran. He was a member on good standing of the Wadsworth Eagles, VFW, and American Read More…

Howard C. Edwards

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Howard C. Edwards, 78, of Millersburg, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Community Hospice in New Philadelphia. Howard was born July 11, 1934 in Delbarton, West Virginia, to Carl and Goldie (Powers) Edwards. He served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Lebanon Crisis. Howard married Evelyn Hatfield on November 27, 1959. He Read More…

John J. Petras

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John J. Petras, 67, entered into rest Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Brunswick. He was born to John and Barbara (nee Kohut) August 4, 1945, in Cleveland. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed spending time with his family as well as building model trains and airplanes. He is survived Read More…

Mrs. Mary Morrine Owens Wine

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Mrs. Mary Morrine Owens Wine, of Abingdon, Virginia, left this Earth Wednesday, March 6, 2013, peacefully with her husband by her side, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, following a long battle with a systematic sclerosis disease. Throughout her sickness she was strong in her faith and enjoyed everyday of life with her Read More…

Medina Superintendent Randy Stepp apologizes to school district residents

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MEDINA — A contrite Superintendent Randy Stepp apologized at a public forum Friday night in the face of a torrent of questions about an $83,000 bonus included in his contract with the Medina Board of Education. Stepp announced Thursday that he would forgo the bonus, which was aimed at keeping him from accepting a job Read More…

Fact check: Medina board responds to questions

At Wednesday’s stormy meeting of the Medina Board of Education, audience members were given index cards and asked to submit written questions. The board promised to address at least some of the questions within 24 hours on the district’s website, www.medinacityschooldistrict.org. As of 5 p.m. Friday, 13 questions had been posted. The Gazette researched the Read More…

Cleveland Clinic plans $20 million project in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Plans to expand the Cleveland Clinic’s Brunswick Family Health Center to include a 24-hour emergency room and helicopter pad received initial approval from the city’s Planning Commission on Thursday. The Clinic plans to construct a $20 million, 40,000-square-foot expansion on the northwest side of its building at 3574 Center Road. The proposed addition Read More…

Biergarten featured at Medina County Home and Garden Show

Roofing and Construction. There are more than 140 vendors scheduled to hold booths at the event. NICK GLUNT / THE GAZETTE

MEDINA — Home and garden enthusiasts at this weekend’s Medina County Home and Garden Show will be joined by a third pool of fans: beer enthusiasts. For the first time in the show’s five-year run, a German biergarten designed by JTS Landscaping will offer beer-tasting. Tickets to the show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today Read More…