October 21, 2014

Medina
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Ruth M. Sallot

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Ruth M. Sallot, 91, of Medina, passed onto her heavenly home on Thursday, April 11, 2013. She was born in Cleveland, on January 19, 1922. She graduated from West Tech High and was married to her high school sweetheart, Frank, for 61 years. Ruth has resided in Medina County since 1970. Ruth was a homemaker Read More…

Robert (Bob) Corbet

Robert (Bob) Corbet, 63, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Bob was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio, to Norman and Patricia (Koppes) Corbet. Bob enjoyed traveling, family time, his dogs and loved all things Hawaiian. He was a Cloverleaf High School graduate. He is survived by his mother, Patricia Corbet; sisters, Connie (Jerry) Goldberg and Pattie Read More…

Jane Clasen

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Jane Clasen, formerly of Medina, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2013, in Fort Myers, Florida. Jane was born in 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri. The family eventually settled in Cleveland, where she met her future husband, Robert. Jane graduated from East High School in 1939 and moved back to Kansas City in November of Read More…

Charles R. Gazso

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Charles R. Gazso entered into rest Friday, April 12, 2013, at home in Brunswick, surrounded by his family. He was born on September 11, 1938 in Cleveland, to Joseph and Clara (nee Schidlowski) Gazso. Charles was proud to have served five years as a Sergeant in the Ohio Army National Guard. He was an active Read More…

Seville couple launches a C.R.U.S.A.D.E.

Seville resident Sharon Baker holds a portrait of her daughter, Kelli, who died in a 2011 car crash. Baker and her husband started the nonprofit Kelli’s C.R.U.S.A.D.E. to advocate for fixing roads and drivers’ education. (KIERA MANION-FISCHER / GAZETTE)

After the 2011 death of their 17-year-old daughter in a car crash, Seville residents Sharon and Rick Baker were inspired to start a nonprofit organization. “She was a good kid,” Sharon Baker said. “She was our only child, and to lose her so tragically just breaks your heart.” Their group, Kelli’s C.R.U.S.A.D.E. — which stands Read More…

Montville police warn about ID fraud

MONTVILLE TWP. — The Montville Police Department is investigating 18 identity fraud cases reported by residents in the Turnberry and Windsor Park developments. According to a police news release, each of the cases are similar, and multiple retail accounts were opened using residents’ personal information, including names, addresses, Social Security numbers and dates of birth. Read More…

New leader named for Akron U’s Medina center

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LAFAYETTE TWP. — Denise Testa is the new director of the University of Akron — Medina County University Center. She replaces Jim Boyes, who retired March 30. “The center was originally started in collaboration with our local business, education and community leaders in Medina County,” Testa said in a statement. “We intend to continue and Read More…

Local man faces multiple child rape charges

MEDINA — A 79-year-old Medina Township man who is accused of molesting two children almost two decades ago was indicted by a Medina County grand jury Wednesday. Robert D. Law, a notary who lives at 4898 Century Oak Circle, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on a count of aggravated rape of a child under Read More…

$87K worth of gear removed from auto shop

MEDINA — The Medina County Sheriff’s Office seized $87,300 worth of automotive equipment Thursday from Medina Motorsports, 942 W. Liberty St., as payment of a debt in a foreclosure lawsuit, according to Medina County court records. The auto repair business, shown above, specializes in vintage restoration and race car modification, according to its website. Owner Read More…

Tennis club hosts fundraiser for Special Olympics team

SHARON TWP. — The Paramount Tennis Club hosts “Serve-a-Thon” on Sunday to raise funds for the Special Olympics of Medina County tennis team. Ashley Lengel, 17, a Highland High School senior and a coach for the team, said this is the second year she’s organized the event. “It’s a blast,” she said. “I really recommend Read More…