December 23, 2014

Medina
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Robert Montgomery Hammond

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Robert Montgomery Hammond, 76, of Grafton, formerly of Brunswick, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 16, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born January 28, 1937, to the late William and Cora (nee Hardesty) Hammond in Red Jacket, West Virginia. Robert proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Rushmore. He retired Read More…

Anna M. Blevins

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Anna M. Blevins, 82, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Medina. She was born February 16, 1931 in Huntington, West Virginia, to the late Edgar and Rhoda (Smith) Robertson. Anna was a homemaker and former clerk at Rices Frock Shop and Sears catalog store. She was a member of the Medina Eagles and Moose Read More…

Margaret E. Hansen

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Margaret E. Hansen, 84, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 11, 2013 at her home. She was born December 29, 1928 in Clarks Mills, Pennsylvania, to the late Ralph and Nellie (McClure) Anderson. Margaret will always be remembered as a devoted mother and grandmother. Margaret was the beloved wife of James, to whom she was married Read More…

Brunswick rejects a Dollar General

Don Gronert, a resident of Stone Creek Drive, addresses the Brunswick Planning Commission on Thursday. He was joined by about 30 other residents of the subdivision who asked the commission to vote against a proposed Dollar General on the corner of Pearl Road and Stone Creek Drive. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

BRUNSWICK – The city Planning Commission unanimously rejected a proposal for a Dollar General store at Pearl Road and Stone Creek Drive after dozens of residents of a nearby upper-middle-class housing development argued the discount store would create traffic and safety problems and hurt property values. In voting to turn down the proposal Thursday, Joe Read More…

Accused athlete taken off team

AKRON — A University of Akron football player accused of robbing a Brunswick tobacco pipe store at gunpoint has been suspended from the team. Seth Cunningham, 21, of 3175 Central Park Lane, Montville Township, was charged with aggravated robbery. He was arrested Monday morning by Brunswick police and was released from the Medina County Jail Read More…

EX-NASCAR truck series driver pleads not guilty

MEDINA — A former NASCAR truck series driver pleaded not guilty Thursday to stealing weapons while on probation. Jack C. Smith, 43, of 1961 Granger Road, Granger Township, is charged with two counts of possessing weapons illegally, third-degree felonies, and receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony. If convicted, he could face up to seven years Read More…

Health officials agree with Towslee closure

Heath experts say Brunswick Schools officials did the right thing in closing Towslee Elementary School for a thorough cleaning after an outbreak of food poisoning earlier this week. School officials said between 20 and 25 students and staff became sick this week after students brought food to school for Teacher Appreciation Week. On Wednesday, the Read More…

Water board to vote again

The Rural Lorain County Water Authority board will conduct a special meeting Wednesday to revote on whether to remove Pittsfield Township Trustee Mark McConnell after questions were raised about the legality of the secret ballots used to vote McConnell off the board this week. “While the district believes the actions of the board were lawful Read More…

Kasich to talk to victims’ families before commuting a death sentence

Gov. John Kasich personally will call the families of murder victims when he plans to commute the death sentences of convicted killers. The new protocol comes after a meeting Wednesday between Kasich and the family of Helen Vantz, who was killed in 1983 during the robbery of the Slumber Inn in Elyria, where she worked Read More…

LCCC begins summer registration

ELYRIA — Registration is under way for summer classes at Lorain County Community College. Spots are available for courses that begin on or after May 28, according to the college. Courses are available in biology, English, business and many other subjects. A full list of available courses can be found at www.lorainccc.edu. Academic advisers will Read More…