July 30, 2014

Medina
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Water authority board votes to remove member

In a secret vote, the Rural Lorain County Water Authority board voted 17 to 9 Wednesday night to remove Pittsfield Township representative Mark McConnell after four other board members brought charges that McConnell had tried to get some members removed from the board. McConnell, who remains a Pittsfield Township trustee, said afterward he was proud Read More…

Motorcycle run to honor fallen police captain

Dave Summers stands at a memorial in his yard for his brother, former Lodi police Capt. Carl Summers, who was killed in the line of duty in 1977. On his arm, Summers has a tattoo commemorating Carl and another brother, Sam, who died from cancer. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

Almost 36 years ago, Lodi police Capt. Carl “Smokey” Summers was killed in the line of duty at age 30. On Sunday, the community will gather to honor him and to raise money for a memorial in Lodi’s Central Park. “I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time,” said Carl Summer’s brother, Dave Read More…

WWII memory recordings to be available at county libraries

Medina Library manager Christine Gramm and Al Korn, Kiwanis Club of Medina board member, pose Tuesday at the library with recorded World War II memory videos and a check showing the $2,400 raised so far to get the videos edited. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

Plans are under way to preserve the World War II memories of Medina County residents. The Medina Library has hosted a World War II roundtable once a month since 2007, and about 30 of the sessions were captured on video recordings. “The World War II Roundtable brings more people than any regular program we have Read More…

13 Cleveland firefighters indicted for theft in office

CLEVELAND — Thirteen city firefighters indicted for theft in office are accused of improperly paying co-workers to cover their assigned shifts while they continued to receive salaries and benefits, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty announced Wednesday. An audit and a special investigation determined the firefighters each failed to work 2,000 hours or more of their Read More…

Brunswick police log for May 16

Brunswick police Saturday, May 4 Noon — 2800 block Benjamin Drive, roofing materials valued at $180 reported stolen from a construction site. Thursday, May 9 1:30 a.m. — Martin L. Fallon, 29, 6975 Countyview Drive, Liverpool Township, served with warrants from Strongsville charging him with theft and failure to appear after he was stopped by Read More…

Jerome “Jerry” A. Borso

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Jerome “Jerry” A. Borso, 79, of Medina, passed away peacefully, with his wife at his side, Sunday, May 12, 2013. He was born January 1, 1935 in Cleveland, to the late John and Raphaela Borso. Jerry had resided in Cuyahoga County for many years prior to moving to York Township, six years ago. He served Read More…

Patrick J. Filbin

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Patrick J. Filbin passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, in Brunswick. He was the beloved husband of 48 years, to Rhoda (nee Fox); son of the late Edward and Mary Filbin; dear brother of Mary Eileen Musil (deceased) (Robert), Kathleen Patton (Edward, deceased), Arlene Gibbons (deceased) (James), and Leonard Filbin; son-in-law of Lula Fox (Gus, Read More…

Pearl A. Sowchyn

Pearl A. Sowchyn, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013. She was the loving mother of the late Sharon Hall, Kathleen Logan (John), and Douglas Sowchyn (Janet); loving sister; cherished grandmother of Gary, Denise, Lynn, Christine, Karen, Devan, Daina and Steven; great grandmother of Zack, Derrick, Steven, Brian, Johnathan, Kaitlynn and Noah; great great grandmother Read More…

Margaret M. Boesch

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Margaret M. Boesch, 82, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at her home in Brunswick Hills. She was born June 23, 1930 in Parma, to the late John and Mary (Dier) Brady. Margaret loved the Cleveland Indians and was a dessert enthusiast. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and sister. Margaret Read More…