April 24, 2014

Medina
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43°F

PHOTO: Heat affects more than people

People aren’t the only ones looking for relief from the heat. A dog paddles out to join children swimming at the Hinckley Reservation on Monday afternoon. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY ANDREW DAVIS)

Wadsworth grad watches Cavs pick first

Members of the Cleveland Cavaliers delegation celebrate after winning the NBA draft lottery Tuesday in New York. That’s Tate Moore of Wadsworth with his hands in the air on the left. (AP PHOTO)

Those two extremely happy guys ESPN showed standing up and celebrating behind Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert after Cleveland won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night? The one on the right was sports radio talk show host Tony Rizzo, who happens to be a Medina County resident. The young man next to Rizzo, the one with Read More…

Norovirus closes Brunswick High School, too

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School is the latest victim of the outbreak of norovirus that struck the city’s schools last week. On Tuesday, school officials announced the high school would be closed for remainder of the week to prevent the spread of norovirus, which is highly contagious and can be transmitted through close contact with Read More…

Federal budget battle can be boon for Brunswick Schools

BRUNSWICK — The sequester — the much publicized imposition of across-the-board budget cuts in federal spending — isn’t bad news for everyone. Brunswick Schools officials say the cuts likely will save the district some money by allowing it to reissue $15.4 million in bonds at a lower interest rate. Brunswick Schools borrowed the money for Read More…

More people back to work in county

Medina County’s labor force — the number of people with jobs or looking for work — rose last month for the first time since January. The county’s labor force totaled 93,600 in April — 200 more than reported in March, according to data released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Despite Read More…

Appeals board to hear challenge of auction house

A produce auction house built by the Amish earlier this month won’t open for business until the Homer Township Board of Zoning Appeals rules on a challenge to the project. The decision is expected at the board’s May 30 meeting. Several hundred Amish men built the 28,000-square-foot building at Jeffery Road and state Route 301 Read More…

Medina police log for May 22

Medina police Tuesday, May 14 12:22 p.m. — Discount Drug Mart, 135 Harding St., wallet reported stolen from a cart. 6:43 p.m. — 800 block S. Court St., Crystal A. Terstage, 47, 1068 Dover Drive, Medina, charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. 10:46 a.m. — 600 block Miner Drive, burglary reported. Read More…

Janet A. Gardner

Janet A. Gardner, 77, formerly of Medina, and San Antonio, Texas, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She was born October 4, 1935 in Sandusky, to Lawrence and Ruth (Keifer) White. She was a 1953 graduate of York High School on February 26, 1955. Janet married Robert L. Gardner of Clyde, Read More…

Rose Ann Kurtz

Rose Ann Kurtz, 71, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Lodi, on July 19, 1941 to Paul and Jean Nixon Kurtz. She grew up in Spencer and graduated from Black River High School in 1961. Rose was employed by Standadyne Read More…

Daniel Wayne “Danny” Sedor, Jr.

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Daniel Wayne “Danny” Sedor, Jr., 38, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013. He was the loving father of Eric and Julian, brother of Kayla and Katarina Retzler and dear son of Daniel W. (Shelley) Sedor, Sr. and Cindy (Robert) Retzler; and a loving grandson and nephew. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from 4 Read More…