August 30, 2014

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Carol J. Guthrie

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Carol J. Guthrie, 75, of Hinckley, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was born November 18, 1937, to the late Claude and Gertrude (nee Pratt) Prunty in Oxford, West Virginia. Carol was an elementary school teacher for North Royalton and Highland School District. She was a very active member of Read More…

Barbara “Lynn” Bellmore Bednar

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Barbara “Lynn” Bellmore Bednar (Riddell), 59, passed away Sunday, Janaury 13, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was born November 4, 1953 in Medina, to William and Barbara (Gangle) Riddell. Lynn leaves behind her husband, Robert Bednar; children, Shelly (Troy) Coleman, Kelly Bellmore, Lyndsey and Matt Bednar; grandsons, Wyatt and Enoch Coleman; mother, Barbara Riddell; Read More…

Stella Garnett

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Stella Garnett (nee Beck), of Brunswick, entered into rest Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Middleburg Hts. She was born April 23, 1927 in Brownsville, Pennsylavania, to Robert and Mary Agnes (nee Abbott) Beck. Stella was a homemaker and a punch press operator. She loved traveling and spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Read More…

Bonnie Louise Stevanus

Bonnie Louise Stevanus, 65, of Huntington Twp., passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Hospice of Medina County. She was born in Amherst, on September 21, 1947 to Eugene and Phyllis (Powers) Sawyer and grew up in Elyria. She was a Keystone High School graduate and had resided in Huntington for 37 years. Bonnie had Read More…

Theresa D. Rogers

Theresa D. Rogers, 80, of Charlevoix, Michigan, ascended to her heavenly home Easter morning, Sunday, March 31, 2013. She was born in Cleveland on January 4, 1933, to Joseph and Stella Czalkiewicz. Theresa was a former resident of North Royalton and Brunswick. She will be greatly missed by her loving children, Susan (Bob) Finnan, Nancy Read More…

Medina school board asks state for audit

MEDINA — Ohio Auditor Dave Yost will conduct a special examination of a Medina Schools fund used to pay more than a quarter-million dollars in educational costs and other expenses for Superintendent Randy Stepp. In a news release sent Friday afternoon, school board members and Treasurer Jim Hudson said they have asked the state to Read More…

Chase speeds exceed 100 mph

MEDINA — Three police agencies assisted Medina County sheriff’s deputies in a Thursday night car chase at speeds of more than 100 mph on Interstate 71. A deputy pulled over Jason E. Tyndall, 37, of Massillon, near on I-71 at about 9:15 p.m., according to a sheriff’s report. Tyndall was stopped because a license plate Read More…

Probate, Juvenile Judge Lohn announces retirement

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MEDINA — Medina County Probate and Juvenile Court Judge John J. Lohn announced his retirement Friday, citing medical reasons. “I have a problem with my heart and it affects my ability to devote the time and energy needed to do my job on a full-time daily basis,” Lohn said. “After speaking with my family and Read More…

Seville family found safe in Everglades

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue firefighter Jeff Hackman carries Zane Schreck, 4, to be checked out by paramedics at Everglades Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area in Miami-Dade County on Friday. (AP)

The vegetation was so thick rescuers could not see them from the ground. Fortunately, the searchers could hear them. The Schreck family, of Seville, was found safe Friday when rescuers heard them blowing whistles and an air horn. The father, an avid outdoorsman, said he simply took a wrong turn and their airboat got stuck Read More…

Settlement reached in gator attack

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — A Medina County Sports Hall of Fame standout who lost an arm in an alligator attack on a South Carolina golf course won an out-of-court settlement. James Wiencek, 79, was playing the 11th hole of Fripp Island’s Ocean Creek Golf Course in 2009 when he reached down to pick up Read More…