March 3, 2015


50th Anniversary – Booth

Mary & Frank Booth

Mary and Frank Booth of Litchfield are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on May 11, 2013. They were married in 1963 in Chatham. Frank moved from Wayne,West Virginia to Medina and met Mary at her place of work,at a restaurant after getting off they Greyhound bus, they have been together ever since. Mary’s hobbies include Read More…

60th Anniversary – Luebke

Mary & Richard Luebke

The couple was married May 2, 1953 at St. Vincent de Paul’s in Cleveland, with Reverend Gordon Horst officiating. The couple moved to Medina in 1957. Mary retired from Medina County Clerk of Courts. She attends St. Francis Xavier Church in Medina & St. Mark’s in The Villages. Richard retired from Ford Motor Company in Read More…

30th Anniversary – VanBlarcum

Mark & Debra VanBlarcum

Mark and Debra (Cornett)VanBlarcum are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on May 14, 2013. They were married in Grace Baptist Church, by Pastor Richard Powers. Mark is a Quality Manager for General Die Casters Inc. He is a member of ASQ, NADCA. He enjoys camping, vegetable gardening, hiking, and mountain biking. He is also a Read More…

Wedding – Kush

Nathan & Amanda Kush

Amanda McGannon and Nathan Kush were united in marriage June 30, 2012 at Cafe Brauer in Chicago, Illinois. Amanda is the daughter of Ms. Barbara McGannon and Mr. Edward and Catherine McGannon of Medina. She graduated in 2002 from Arizona State University, majoring in Art History. She is currently employed at Getty Images as a Read More…

20th Anniversary – Lichty

Mom & Dad Lichty

Happy 20th Mom & Dad Lichty Here is to another 20 years Retired in the sun and always keep smiling! All our Love includingthe ones above Matt, Tara, Faith, NoahMom & Josh

Engagement – Leaver – Sawyer

Shannon Sawyer & Jamie Leaver

Jim and Jane Leaver of Medina announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Anne, to Shannon Keola Sawyer, son of Raymond and Theresa Sawyer of Palmer,Alaska. Jamie is a 2009 graduate of Walsh Jesuit High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Dayton with a degree in Political Science. She is currently employed Read More…

Engagement – Gallihar – Boyes

Amber Gallihar & John Boyes

Amber Gallihar and John Boyes are happy to announce their plans for a September 7,2013 wedding. Amber is the daughter of Toby Gallihar and Christine Gallihar of Dayton. She is a 2009 graduate of Kent State University. She is currently the senior account executive at a public relations firm in Beachwood. John is the son Read More…

Three Cleveland women missing for years freed

CLEVELAND (AP) — The woman’s voice was frantic and breathless, and she was choking back tears. “Help me. I’m Amanda Berry,” she told a 911 dispatcher. “I’ve been kidnapped and I’ve been missing for 10 years and I’m, I’m here, I’m free now.” Those words led police to a house near downtown Cleveland where Berry Read More…

Two school districts seek levies today

Black River Schools officials are hoping for the best, but are preparing for the worst. If the district’s 8.7-mill, five-year additional levy on today’s ballot is defeated, voters can expect to see another levy in August. The school board voted last month to place the levy on the Aug. 7 special election ballot as a Read More…

What’s on the ballot?

CANDIDATES One to be nominated or move on to the November general election unless otherwise noted. *Denotes incumbent WADSWORTH Auditor Republican Catherine C. Fix* Treasurer Republican Robert M. Plank* President of Council Republican Thomas E. Palecek* Council at large (Three to be nominated) Republican Joseph A. Rodgers Bob L. Thurber Robert D. Titus David L. Read More…