Archive for March 12th, 2013
On Friday evening, before a packed house at the Medina Performing Art Center, Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp apologized.
Now it’s my turn.
Stepp made his mea culpa to an angry crowd of 400 parents and students demanding an explanation for his new contact, which included an $83,000 bonus in addition to annual compensation totaling …Read More
State Sen. Gayle Manning has offered amendments to a bill approving the sale of $1.5 billion in bonds leveraged by the Ohio Turnpike to guarantee the money raised will largely be spent repairing roads in Northeast Ohio and to free the tolls that E-ZPass users pay for short trips on the toll road.
The bill is …Read More
WADSWORTH TWP. — What do windmills and strip clubs have in common?
Neither are to be found in Wadsworth Township.
But that’s not stopping the township’s Zoning Commission from planning ahead.
“If there’s no zoning, there’s nothing stopping people from building these things right next door,” commission Chairman Christopher Hills said at a public hearing Monday.
Hills …Read More
MEDINA — Classes are slated to resume Wednesday at the Medina County Career Center after water damage from a busted supply line shut the school down today and Monday.
Mike Larson, superintendent of the …Read More
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The Indians have things to do and lessons to learn.
One glaring weakness in 2012 was the inability of certain starting pitchers to hold runners. This flaw was all the more noticeable on a team whose offense couldn’t afford to give up undeserved runs.
Ubaldo Jimenez was the worst offender. No pitcher in the …Read More
Ronald C. Prochaska, 75, died Friday, March 8, 2013. Mr. Prochaska, formerly of Medina, moved to The Villages, in Florida in 1998.
He was a retired home builder and an electrician and member of IBEW Local 38. He enjoyed golf, travel, and socializing with friends.
Survivors include daughters, Cynthia Walker, of Conifer, Colorado and Leslie Prochaska, of …Read More
Henry Schneider died Monday, March 11, 2013, at Hospice of Medina County, at 90 years of age. He was born in Akron, in 1922, to Henry and Katie Schneider, both of whom had immigrated to the U.S. from Germany. Henry had a younger brother, Martin, who died of complications of diabetes in 1953.
Henry’s father worked …Read More
John C. Bauer, 76, of Valley City, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013 following a sudden illness. John was born June 27, 1936 in Lodi, to the late John W. and Edna (nee Law) Bauer. He has been a lifelong resident of Valley City.
Over the years, John had worked at the former BHL Elevator and …Read More
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Simmons, 75, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Monday, March 11, 2013. She was born March 23, 1937, to the late Albert and Dorothy (Clapp) Arters.
Family was the most important thing in Betty’s life and the 58 year marriage to her cherished husband, Harold, and their children, …Read More