February 5, 2016

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Where to vote?

Only 41 of Medina County’s 117 precincts have candidates or issues in today’s election. Below is the list of polling places that will be open 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cities Wadsworth Ward 1, precincts A and B, Masonic Temple, 660 High St. Ward 1, precincts C, D and E, Northside Christian Church, 7615 Ridge Read More…

Medina to wait until November for levy try

MEDINA — The Medina school board began discussions Monday about asking voters to approve a levy in November. Board President Karla Robinson said she doesn’t anticipate trying for a levy sooner — in an August special election — saying the board needs time to explain to the public exactly what the levy will cost them Read More…

Garfield celebrates 100 years with color

Cleveland Gladiators mascot Rudi and Cleveland Cavaliers mascot Sir C.C. play with students at Garfield Elementary School on Monday. The mascots visited the school to help celebrate a new paint makeover at the school, which won the 2013 Colorful Community Contest. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

MEDINA — Garfield Elementary School just got more colorful. The Medina school, which celebrated its 100th anniversary this year, got a makeover for winning the Colorful Community Contest put on by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Gladiators and Lake Erie Monsters and Glidden Paint. As a prize, the school had its entryway, halls and cafeteria repainted Read More…

Teen pleads not guilty to credit card thefts

MEDINA — A Wooster teenager accused of breaking into vehicles and stealing credit cards in Lodi pleaded not guilty Monday.Taylor W. Lautenschlager, 19, is scheduled for a July 8 trial before Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier on two counts of credit card theft, fifth-degree felonies. If he is convicted, Lautenschlager could face Read More…

Katie-Lou Dague


Katie-Lou Dague, 84, of Rittman, died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Summa Akron City Hospital. She was born November 4, 1928 in Wayne County, to Russell and Laverne (Lance) Rufener and lived most of her life in the Rittman area. She was a homemaker, sold Avon Products, and worked for Hudson Oxygen Products. Katie-Lou enjoyed Read More…

Josephine Ritzi Keller

Josephine Ritzi Keller, 77, of Seville, died Sunday, May 5, 2013. Murray Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Valentine Majewski


Valentine Majewski (nee Zdanowicz), of Loveland, formerly of Brunswick, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013. She was the beloved wife of 67 years to Alfred Majewski; cherished mother of Marilyn Hospodar (Ted) of Loveland, Sharon Cozzens of Loveland, Carey Watson (John) of Lodi, Maggie Darr (the late Rob) of Brunswick, Maryann Estes (Dave) of Medina Read More…

Cora Ann Flemming


Cora Ann Flemming, 18, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Sunday, May 5, 2013. She entered the world March 13, 1995, in Medina. Cora was a senior at Brunswick High School. During her brief time here, she enjoyed viewing the world through the lens of her camera, and cheerleading for the Brunswick Read More…

Etta Jean “Jeannie” Shelton Enos


Etta Jean “Jeannie” Shelton Enos, 62, entered in to the loving arms of our Father Monday, April 29, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Marshall, North Ccarolina on September 18, 1950 and graduated from Gibraltar High School in Michigan. Jeannie has resided in the Medina area for more than 40 Read More…

Stephanie Cap


Stephanie Cap (nee Stribicki), entered into rest Monday, May 6, 2013, in Brunswick Hills. She was born September 18, 1919 in Cleveland, to Nicholas and Sophia (Yacinek) Stribicki. Stephanie loved her family and enjoyed listening to music, and reading. She loved the holidays, and family traditions. She is survived by her children, Daniel (Gail) Cap, Read More…