July 23, 2014

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Medina Schools staff hours to be cut

MEDINA — Some part-time employees of Medina Schools will see their hours cut back because of requirements in the Affordable Care Act. Sixteen employees — cafeteria workers, teachers’ aides and one secretary, will have their hours cut from 30 hours a week to 28 hours and 45 minutes, said Jim Shields, human resources manager for Read More…

Several crashes on icy roadways

Icy road conditions contributed to two three-vehicle crashes around 6:30 a.m. Monday, as well as at least five other crashes before 11 a.m., according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. A dispatcher at the patrol’s Medina post said there were no serious injuries in any of the crashes. Trooper Dan Kumor said he responded to one Read More…

Medina’s Lafayette Road closed today

Lafayette Road will be closed 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today between South Court and South Broadway streets in Medina. According to the city engineer’s office, the closure is necessary for an emergency sanitary sewer repair. Local access for all businesses in the closed area will be maintained and traffic detours will be set up. Read More…

Steubenville football coach might face charges in rape case

Jennifer Agresta, right, embraces Ma'Lik Richmond after he and co-defendant Trent Mays were found delinquent on rape and other charges after their trial in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Agresta was  once Richmond's guardian. Mays and Richmond were accused of raping a 16-year-old West Virginia girl in August, 2012. (AP PHOTO)

COLUMBUS — The head football coach at Steubenville High School and the owners of a house where an infamous 12-minute video was filmed could be investigated as Ohio prosecutors look into how adults responded to allegations of rape last year. One day after a judge convicted two high school football players of raping the 16-year-old Read More…

Environmental meeting scheduled for Wednesday

MEDINA — Residents and businesses from Medina, Chippewa Lake, and Lafayette, Medina, Montville and York townships are invited to attend an informational meeting for Medina’s U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Coalition program. The program supports revitalization by addressing potential environmental complications at brownfield sites. According to the EPA, a brownfield is “a piece of property Read More…

Cavs stink up the arena in lopsided loss to Indiana

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers put forth a total team effort Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena. They all stunk. Already without Kyrie Irving and Anderson Varejao, Cleveland lost rookie shooting guard Dion Waiters to a sore left knee after one quarter, then displayed no heart the rest of the night while falling 111-90 to the Read More…

Tony Lungaro

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Tony Lungaro, 51, passed away a hero on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He was born August 27, 1961 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Tony’s greatest joys in life were his children. He also loved his family and friends. Tony gave his life to help save the life of a friend. His kindness to Read More…

Josephine M. “Jody” McCullough

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, 80, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013. She was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, November 28, 1932, to the late Joseph and Grace Storey. Jody attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and enjoyed painting animals. Along with her love of Arabian horses, she also enjoyed raising Russian Wolfhounds and peacocks. She was the Read More…

Janet Dudsak

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Janet Dudsak passed away peacefully Monday, March 18, 2013, after an extended illness. Janet held the position of Vice President of Human Resources for Ratliff & Taylor, Inc., until July of 2012, and had previously held Vice Presidential positions for Doscicill Mfg., of Dallas, Texas, and Rubbermaid Corporation. Her strong work ethic and intellectual prowess Read More…