October 31, 2014

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Pamela Sue Kidd Magen

MAGENPAMELA

Pamela Sue Kidd Magen, cherished mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, passed away from cancer on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at her home in Orlando, Florida, surrounded by her family who deeply loved her. She courageously fought until the very end with everything she had so she could spend every possible moment with her treasured Read More…

Betty L. Eisenhart

EISENHART, BETTY

Betty L. Eisenhart, 78, of Medina, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013. She was born July 21, 1934 in Akron, to the late Peter and Elizabeth (nee Knittle) Geiger. Betty is survived by two children, Bryan (Jill) Eisenhart and Karen (Roy) Smith; two grandchildren, Tyler and Justin Eisenhart; a sister, Martha Violette; and brother, Frank Read More…

Robert Manashian, Jr.

Robert Manashian, Jr., 28, of Broadview Heights, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 17, 2013. He was born June 19, 1984 in Cleveland. He is survived by his loving parents, Robert Manashian, Sr. and Cynthia (nee Hasson) Petit; brother, Anthony Manashian; sisters, Erica Wheeler, Corin Manashian and Consetta Hasson; and nephews, Justin and Dylan Wheeler; and Read More…

Elections board removes Medina Schools levy

MEDINA — The Medina County Board of Elections on Friday removed Medina Schools’ 5.9-mill levy from the May 7 primary ballot as requested by the district’s school board. The school board voted Tuesday to pull the levy in the wake of the controversy surrounding Superintendent Randy Stepp’s compensation, which included an $83,000 retention bonus and Read More…

Wedding quilt takes on different significance

Danielle Schultz and Steve Crawford. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

BRUNSWICK — Steve Crawford was supposed to marry Danielle Schultz on March 9, but the couple postponed their wedding after he collapsed in January. In February, he received the diagnosis: cancer. “A week before the wedding we had to cancel it, because his health still isn’t good,” Danielle’s mother, Deborah Schultz, said. Schultz and other Read More…

Astros 3, Indians 2: Brett Myers comes up short thanks to long ball

HOUSTON — Cleveland’s Brett Myers has always been a pitcher who elicits a lot of flyballs. The problem this season is that too many of those flyballs have been sailing away for home runs. The trend continued Friday night when J.D. Martinez and Rick Ankiel hit back-to-back homers in the second inning and the Houston Read More…

Cavaliers’ coaching search likely filled with familiar names

INDEPENDENCE — Everyone and their brother, including Jeff and Stan Van Gundy, is likely to be mentioned as a candidate for the Cavaliers’ vacant head coaching position. Cavs general manager Chris Grant, who is looking for a defensive-minded coach with a history of success, is likely to move quickly when it comes to finding Byron Read More…

Boyfriend pleads no contest to kicking 7-year-old boy

MEDINA — A Medina man who police said kicked his girlfriend’s 7-year-old son in the face pleaded no contest Friday to a domestic violence charge in Medina Municipal Court. Kristopher Fetterman, 32, of 248 S. Huntington St., originally pleaded not guilty to domestic violence and two other charges. In exchange for his plea, charges of Read More…

Police: Teen stole credit cards from cars

LODI — Police arrested a Wooster teenager on felony theft charges after viewing surveillance tape showing him using credit cards they believe were stolen at Highland Garden Apartments. Taylor Lautenschlager, 19, was charged with two counts of theft of a credit card after he was arrested around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Lodi Police Chief Keith Keough Read More…

NFL Draft: BYU’s Ziggy Ansah went from clueless to top-10 material in a hurry

Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah’s first day of BYU spring football in 2010 looked like the opening practice of a Pop Warner season. Ansah — 6-foot-5 and 245 pounds at the time — put his shoulder pads on backward. He asked teammates how to put in thigh pads. He got into a frog stance on the defensive Read More…