February 6, 2016


Five people indicted by grand jury on felony drug charges

MEDINA — Five people were indicted on drug charges by a Medina County grand jury last week. • Michael T. Banks, 24, Barberton, was charged with four counts of heroin trafficking — one third-degree felony, one fourth-degree felony and two fifth-degree felonies. He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday before Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier. Read More…

Thousands of dollars in fireworks found during drug raid

LIVERPOOL TWP. — Medina County Drug Task Force agents searched a home and barn Monday at 5580 Sleepy Hollow Road and discovered marijuana and about $20,000 worth of fireworks. Acting on a search warrant, agents sought a possible indoor marijuana grow operation on the property. They discovered about a half-pound of marijuana and two marijuana Read More…

Medina police log for April 3

Medina police Tuesday, March 26 5:27 p.m. — 300 block W. Sturbridge Drive, iPhone reported stolen. Thursday, March 28 7:52 a.m. — 100 block Squires Court, GPS unit reported stolen from a vehicle. 9:44 a.m. — 100 block Lafayette Road, two vehicle tires reported cut. Friday, March 29 1:29 p.m. — 200 block Abbeyville Road, Read More…

Rosemary W. Gumont


Rosemary W. Gumont, 75, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Rosemary was born in Idamay, West Virginia on May 24, 1937, to the late Boyd Martin and Mildred Hazel Weaver. Her life revolved around her family, but in her spare time she enjoyed reading, gardening, and caring for her orchids. She loved life Read More…

Marvin H. Hall

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Marvin H. Hall memorial service will be Friday, April 5, 2013, at 12 Noon. Visitation will be one hour before memorial service. This will take place at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina, OH 44256.

Janet Joan Caesar


Janet Joan Caesar, 77, of Valley City, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013. She was born to Harold and Elsie (nee Wellman) Flanagan in Cleveland. Janet loved spending time with her family. She will be missed by her beloved husband of 60 years, William; loving children, Linda Decker, Sandy (John) Orrick and Sheri (Roger) Haddix; Read More…

Eileen K. Schlauch

Eileen K. Schlauch, 95, of Lodi, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital. She was born in Norton, Ohio, Febuary 7, 1918, to James H. and Susanne (Miller) Harter. She married Elmer Schlauch October 27, 1937. They resided in Creston and Nashville, Ohio before moving to Lodi in 1986. Eileen was a member Read More…

Melinda Freeman


Melinda Freeman, 72, of Medina Meadows, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born December 30, 1940 in Dayton, to the late John and Barbara Morris. Melinda was a former resident of Dayton, Wadsworth, and Medina. She enjoyed family time, reading, puzzles, bingo, and cats. She retired as an LPN Read More…

Mary J. Royal

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Mary J. Royal, 94, of Medina, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013 in Medina. She was born March 20, 1919 in Elma, Iowa, to the late James and Rose (nee Magarell) Young. Mary is survived by her son, Dennis (Claudia) Royal; grandchildren, Allen (Rowena) Royal, and Lindsey (fiancee Karl) Royal; great grandchildren, Natashua, Ryan, and Read More…

Josephine M. “Jody” McCullough


Josephine M. “Jody” McCullough, 80, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013. She was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania on 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 Read More…