November 23, 2014

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County labor force declining due to ‘discouraged workers’

Nick Glunt and David Knox The good news is Medina County saw its best unemployment rate last month since 2009. The bad news is the county’s labor force continues to shrink. According to data released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Medina County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate was 6.2 percent in Read More…

Wadsworth superintendent makes move to food company

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WADSWORTH — Outgoing Wadsworth Schools’ Superintendent Dale R. Fortner has landed a job as vice president of a Medina refrigerated foods company. Sandridge Food Corp., 133 Commerce Drive, announced Tuesday that Fortner has been named vice president of human resources. In his new position, Fortner will help develop the company by ensuring it has the Read More…

Sentencing pushed back for Medina chiropractor

AKRON — The sentencing of a Medina chiropractor convicted in federal court of defrauding $1.8 million from insurance companies and Medicare was delayed about two weeks. Dr. John N. Heary, 38, is scheduled to be sentenced May 10. Heary pleaded guilty in October to seven counts of health-care fraud as part of a plea bargain Read More…

Doris Regina Simon

Doris Regina Simon, 75, of Westfield Township, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Hospice of Medina County. She was born March 13, 1938 in Eglon, West Virginia, to Theodore R. and Wilma Feather Rembold and was a graduate of Aurora High School in Aurora, West Virginia. She resided in San Francisco, California, moving to Read More…

Angela (Connors) Robbs

Angela (Connors) Robbs of Medina, formerly of Seville and Cleveland, died Friday, April 19, 2013 in Wadsworth. She was born March 18, 1927 to Martin J. and Celia (Sweeney) Connors. The Surgical Associates of Medina employed Mrs. Robbs for many years in the capacity as Transcriptionist. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Read More…

Steven D. Tozser

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Steven Daniel Tozser, 76, of Lodi, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 at his home, following a lengthy illness. He was born December 16, 1936 in Cleveland, to Frank and Sophie (Siksai) Tozser. He grew up there and graduated from John Adams High School. Steve began working for Western Electric, which became AT&T, and later Read More…

Joseph Pollick

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Joseph Pollick, of West Salem, passed away at the age of 82 Monday, April 22, 2013. He was born April 9, 1931, in Beccaria Township, Pennslyvania, the son of the late Metro and Mary Pollick of Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1949-1953, during the Korean Conflict, as a radarman on the USS Read More…

Virginia Schwager

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Virginia Schwager (nee Beeman), 82, entered into rest, surrounded by her family, Monday, April 22, 2013. She was born November 27, 1930 in Cleveland, to John and Helena Pszczolkowski. Virginia was a library aid at Hinckley Elementary and was a member of the Richfield Seniors. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph M. Read More…

James A. Kosman

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James A. Kosman, 68, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, (grew up in Hinckley), passed away Monday, April 8, 2013. Born in Cleveland, he resided in Port S. Lucie for 14 years, coming from Pinckney, Michigan. He was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the United States Army in 1968, and served his country in Vietnam Read More…

Margaret M. “Mickey” Aikin

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Margaret M. “Mickey” Aikin, 91, resident of Elmcroft of Medina, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013. She was born in Fairview Park to Harold and Ella “Daisy” Sampsell, March 5, 1922. Mickey was one of six children. She married Ross Aikin in 1945, residing in Willowick, Ohio for many years, and retired and moved to Read More…