November 1, 2014

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Chippewa Lake levy passage will help maintain parks

Voters in Chippewa Lake overwhelmingly approved a replacement levy to pay for village operating expenses Tuesday. The five-year tax was approved 107 to 53 votes, according to unofficial Medina County Board of Elections results. “I think there’s a lot of positive stuff going on around here,” village Mayor Joanne Dodaro said. “And people have pride Read More…

Tax consultant pleads guilty to bilking clients

Richard Zakarian

CLEVELAND — Tax consultant Richard Zakarian pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal mail and wire fraud charges for stealing more than $4.4 million from nearly 100 clients in schemes dating back more than a decade. Zakarian, 47, could receive up to 20 years in prison under the terms of his plea agreement, U.S. District Judge Dan Read More…

Medina police log for May 8

Medina police Tuesday, April 30 6 a.m. — 1100 block Branch Road, copper wire reported stolen. 6:14 p.m. — 200 block Abbeyville Road, Jeffery A. Turner, 27, Cleveland, charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Wednesday, May 1 5:21 p.m. — 200 block Medina St., credit card reported stolen. Thursday, May 2 5:55 p.m. Read More…

Lt. Gov. Taylor talks to Medina Chamber of Commerce

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor addresses members of the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon at the Weymouth Country Club on Tuesday. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LOREN GENSON)

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor celebrated the efforts she and Gov. John Kasich are taking to make Ohio more business friendly during a Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday at Weymouth Country Club in Medina Township. Taylor was introduced by Mike Baach, owner and CEO of Philpott in Brunswick, who serves on the state’s Read More…

Wayne Gilbert Frombaugh, Jr.

Wayne Gilbert Frombaugh, Jr., 70, of Newberry, Florida, died Monday, April 22, 2013. The Moring Funeral Home, of Melrose, Florida, handled arrangements.

Harmon “Nick” Brooks

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Harmon “Nick” Brooks, 72, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013 in Medina. Nick was born June 1, 1940 in Wayne, West Virginia, to the late Bryan and Lizzie (Adkins) Brooks. He was a core setter at the Ford Motor Company and retired in 2007 after 46 years of service. Nick loved building things by hand Read More…

Valentine Majewski

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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…

Carl Raines

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Carl Raines, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Rittman. He was born March 8, 1926 in Riverton, West Virginia, to the late Robert Raines and Ivy Bland. Carl was a former factory worker for the Chevrolet Plant in Parma, where he worked for over 30 years. He was Read More…

Dallas Joe Warner

Dallas Joe Warner, 85 of Lodi, passed away Monday, January 7, 2013 in Lodi. A Memorial Open House will be held Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 12 Noon to 3 P.M., at the Lodi United Methodist Church, 320 Medina St., Lodi. A private family inurnment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lodi. Memorial contributions may be Read More…

Anton R. Haberkorn, Sr.

Anton R. Haberkorn, Sr., 74, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Linda; loving father of Tony Jr. (Heather), Andy, and the late Andrea; dear grandfather of Alexis, Anton III and Josh; and brother, uncle, and friend to many. Visitation will be Saturday, May 11, 2013, from 10 until 11 Read More…