November 24, 2014

Medina
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Dale Boles

Dale Boles, 60, of Homerville, passed away Thursday June 6, 2013, at his home. A Graveside Service will be held Monday, July 1, 2013, 5 P.M., at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi.

Robert H. Abbey

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Robert H. Abbey, 78, a resident of Grafton for the past 14 years, died June 26, 2013 at Medina Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was born April 3, 1935 in Akron, to the late Earl and Catherine (nee Christopher) Abbey. A 1953 graduate of Akron South High School, Robert earned his Read More…

Joel B. Newberry

Joel B. Newberry, 74, of Lodi, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 27, 2013. He was born on May 21, 1939 in Barberton, to Ernest B. and Nettie M.( Langford) Newberry and lived most of his live in the Lodi area. Mr. Newberry was a self-employed truck driver and a member Read More…

Edward Patrick McGoun

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Edward Patrick McGoun, 89, (retired Cleveland Police Officer), passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013. He was a WWII U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was the beloved husband of the late Therese M. (nee Collins); father of Patrick (Kathy), Maribeth Tomko (Jeffrey), Gayle O’Brien (Patrick), Bryan (Debbie), Michael (Debbie), Kathleen Poynton (Steve) and John (Michelle); grandfather Read More…

Clinton Theodore Auman, Jr.

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Clinton Theodore Auman, Jr., an avid Browns fan, self-proclaimed chick magnet, and all-American guy, passed in peace, surrounded by his family, at the age of 66. He was born July 4, 1946 in a small town in Pennsylvania. He emulated everything our nation’s holiday stood for: ‘murican-made cars, hamburgers with NO onions and doing what Read More…

Splash pad drought

Children play in the splash pad at Fred Greenwood Park, which was built in 2007. A slightly smaller splash pad is being constructed across town at Ray Mellert Park and will be finished sometime this summer. City officials had promised the project would be competed last year. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

Residents on the northwest side of the city have waited more than a year to see a splash pad open at Ray Mellert Park. City officials promised last year to build the splash pad — one of several improvements planned for the park — at an April 10 public meeting at Second Baptist Church, 451 Read More…

Teen entrepreneur groomed for success

Julie Timura, 19, stands with her Fuzzy Hearts Mobile Grooming van. Timura graduated from high school and incorporated her own business at 18. She now provides a mobile dog grooming service in Brunswick, Medina and the surrounding areas. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

A few months after her 18th birthday, Julie Timura filed incorporation papers for her business, Fuzzy Hearts Grooming. Now 19, Timura continues to grow her pet-grooming business thanks to an innovative idea: She makes house calls for her four-legged customers. This winter, she customized a van to reach her clients in a new way — Read More…

Auction house challenge continues

HOMER TWP. — Frederick W. Owen, owner of Homerville Produce Auction, hasn’t given up the fight to shut down a competitor. Owen, who lost an appeal to the Homer Township Zoning Appeals Board against County Line Produce Auction last month, is challenging the board’s decision in Medina County Common Pleas Court. County Line Produce Action, Read More…

More charged with housing fraud

CLEVELAND — Five more people have been charged in what federal authorities say was a $4.1 million mortgage fraud scheme involving five luxury homes in Medina County and one in the Cleveland suburb of Gates Mills in Cuyahoga County. The seven-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury charges one count of conspiracy to Read More…

Woman hurt when tree falls on car

GUILFORD TWP. — Carol Davis is lucky. As the 57-year-old Lafayette Township resident was driving down state Route 57 Friday morning, a dead tree fell, shattering her windshield. She escaped with only a few cuts on her arm. “I guess I’m pretty lucky,” she said Friday afternoon. “Everybody told me to buy a lottery ticket Read More…