October 22, 2014

Medina
Mostly cloudy
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Dorothy P. Salay

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Dorothy P. (Patsy) Salay, 82, of Mentor, (formerly of Westfield Township and Lehigh Acres, Florida), passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green, Ohio. She was born January 18, 1931 in Lodi, to William and Bessie (Baum) Hastings where she graduated from Lodi High School in 1949. She married John Read More…

Jack Curtis Robinette

Jack Curtis Robinette, 84, of Medina, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 2, 2013 with his family at his side. He was born December 23, 1928 in Logan, Ohio, to the late Bert G. and Margaret F. (nee Robb) Robinette. Jack worked for 36 years at Columbia Gas Transmission. He grew up in the EUB church Read More…

Joseph P. Kmitt

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Joseph P. Kmitt, 81, of Homerville, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Hospice of Medina County. He was born in Cleveland, on October 18, 1931 to John and Mary Skutnik Kmitt and had attended North Royalton High School. He had resided in Brunswick before moving to Homerville in 1966. Joseph had worked at Ford Read More…

Norma Ann Berger

Norma Ann Berger, 84, of Brunswick, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 with her family by her side. She was born on July 10, 1928 to Norman and Mildred (nee Nickels) Skala in Cleveland. Norma worked at Medina Savings Deposit Bank then went to Old Phoenix National Bank. She was also a Hinckley Township Read More…

Pipeline could run through county

Energy companies are considering Medina County in plans to build an approximately 250-mile natural gas pipeline that would connect to lines in Michigan and Canada. The project is in the planning stage, county Commissioner Adam Friedrick said, but the tentative route would cross Wayne County into Wadsworth Township. It would head west into Guilford Township, Read More…

Brunswick students help plant apple trees

Brunswick, helps Justin Holzheimber, 10, a fourth-grader at St. Ambrose Catholic School, plant an apple tree at Mapleside Farms on Friday. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Elementary students from St. Ambrose Catholic and Towslee Elementary schools had the chance to plant 300 fruit trees at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick on Friday and learn about farming. Mapleside owner Greg Clement said bringing the kids out allowed them to have a hands-on opportunity to learn about root systems, farming and apple trees. “We Read More…

Grad returns to head Leadership group

MEDINA — Leadership Medina County has selected Colleen Rice to serve as its new executive director. Rice, who has 15 years of experience with nonprofits, has worked as the communications specialist for the Medina County Health District for the last eight years. She will take over as executive director of the nonprofit leadership development organization Read More…

Woman who killed son seeks commutation

Convicted killer Nicole Diar has applied to have her life prison sentence commuted because of “family hardship.” Paperwork sent to Lorain County officials by the Ohio Parole Board this week doesn’t contain any further explanation for why the 37-year-old Diar is seeking early release from prison for the 2003 murder of her 4-year-old son. Attorney Read More…

Road to Close in Spencer Township

Part of River Corners Road in Spencer Township will be closed Monday and Tuesday for bridge repairs. The affected section is between Chatham and Old Mill roads. Anyone traveling in the area should take Congress Road to the east or Spencer Road through the village of Spencer to the west. The bridge on River Corners Read More…