October 31, 2014

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County auditor warns of scam over deeds, public records

MEDINA — The Medina County Auditor’s Office once again is warning residents about companies offering to look up deeds or public records for a fee. “It’s a slightly different version of an older scam that we saw in the middle of last year,” county Auditor Mike Kovack said. An Ohio company has mailed letters to Read More…

State bill matches election standards to technology

State Sen. Larry Obhof

The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved a bill aimed at streamlining the administration of elections. Senate Bill 109, sponsored by Sen. Larry Obhof, R-Montville Township, would standardize the use of electronic pollbooks to sign voters in at polling places. Obhof said using electronic pollbooks is faster for voters and enables boards of elections to easily Read More…

Children look forward to preschool’s new playground

Mary Anne Rodgers, administrator of Jerusalem Lutheran Preschool, gets some help from some of her students in breaking ground for the school’s new playground. From left, are Ryan Heckle, 5, Mikel Harris, 5, Sophia Camacho, 3, and Drew Firebaugh, 4. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAVID KNOX)

Korinne Caniglia GUILFORD TWP. — Dozens of preschoolers will scale rock walls and spiral down slides on new, outdoor adventures this fall. Jerusalem Lutheran Preschool, 9282 Acme Road, broke ground on a new playground Thursday. The school, which is marking its 45th anniversary, celebrated with games, hands-on activities and a picnic for families and community Read More…

Condition of student injured in crash upgraded again

CLEVELAND — The condition of an Olmsted Falls High School student injured in a crash Monday evening in Liverpool Township was upgraded to good Thursday. Three of his friends who were injured in the crash, though, remain in critical condition at Cleveland’s MetroHealth Medical Center, a hospital spokesperson said. Chase Dupratt, 18, who was hospitalized Read More…

Wadsworth police log for May 10

Wadsworth police Friday, May 3 2:09 p.m. — Holiday Inn, 231 Park Center Blvd., officers received report of a theft. 8:16 p.m. — Walmart, 222 Smokerise Drive, report of $908 worth of items stolen by three people a week earlier. 10:53 p.m. — Shawn M. Selby, 31, Orrville, charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated Read More…

Duane Franklyn Cogswell

Duane Franklyn Cogswell, 86, of Wooster, died Monday, May 6, 2013 at his residence. Duane was born January 19, 1927 in Medina, to Frank and Mary (Godfry) Cogswell. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Duane retired from Tuslaw Local School District in 1992, after 38 years of service. He was Read More…

Nina T. Brown

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Nina T. Brown, 79, Director of Child Evangelism for the Hi-Line, of Havre, Montana, went to her final rewards in Heaven Sunday, May 5, 2013. She was born March 18, 1934 to Pon A. and Mary (Braswell) Tackett, Sr. in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Nina attended school in Mississippi and college in Ohio and Bob Jones Read More…

Nina T. Brown

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Nina T. Brown, 79, Director of Child Evangelism for the Hi-Line, of Havre, Montana, went to her final rewards in Heaven Sunday, May 5, 2013. She was born March 18, 1934 to Pon A. and Mary (Braswell) Tackett, Sr. in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Nina attended school in Mississippi and college in Ohio and Bob Jones Read More…