October 24, 2014

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Brittnee Mariee Johns

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Brittnee Mariee Johns, 17, of Medina, passed away suddenly Thursday, May 30, 2013. Brittnee was born November 5, 1995 in Middleburg Hts. She was a 2013 graduate of Medina High School and enjoyed, music, photography, writing poetry and hiking. Brittnee was the beloved daughter of Darlene Johns (Dennis Martin) and Mark Johns; loving sister of Read More…

Robert C. Simmons Jr.

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Robert C. Simmons, Jr., 82, of Medina, passed Thursday, May 30, 2013. Bob was born May 5, 1931 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to the late Robert and Mary Alice (Jeffries) Simmons. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed sports and wood working. Bob lived for his grandchildren and family, and always had Read More…

Kimberly Marie Beering

Kimberly Marie Beering, 50, of Medina, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 25, 2013. She was born in Buffalo, New York on March 26, 1963, to August “Gus” William and Lorraine (nee Radice) Hasbrouck. She is survived by her loving husband of 20 years, Frederick W. Beering, Jr.; her parents; her brother, August “Bill” Hasbrouck (Carol); Read More…

Barbara A. Grubb

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Barbara A. Grubb, 71, of Litchfield, passed away Friday, May 31, 2013. Barbara was born January 5, 1942 in Sayre, Pennsylvania, to the late Ira and Anna (Namet) Naugle. She was an active member of Litchfield Assembly of God Church, Medina County Advisory Council to the Agency of Ageing, Western Reserve Agency of Ageing, Rural Read More…

Auction house built by Amish allowed to open

Nick DeFelice stands outside the new 28,000-square-foot County Line Auction house on the northwest corner of state Route 301 and Jeffrey Road in Homer Township. DeFelice owns County Line Land Co. with two other men. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

HOMER TWP. — A produce auction house, built in little more than a weekend last month by hundreds of Amish men, can open for business following a decision by the township Board of Zoning Appeals on Thursday night. The 28,000-square-foot, barn-like structure, on the northwest corner of state Route 301 and Jeffrey Road, was scheduled Read More…

Medina student found dead

Brittnee Johns

Brittnee Johns was to walk across the stage to get her diploma today. Instead, her friends and family are hosting a fundraiser to help cover her funeral expenses. Brittnee, 17, was found dead in her home Thursday morning, two days before she was to graduate with her Medina High School classmates. According to a Medina Read More…

Medina man, 18, arrested on porn charges

MEDINA — City detectives and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested an 18-year-old city man after executing a search warrant Friday at his West Liberty Street apartment near Public Square. Dylan A. Ruesch, of 110 W. Liberty St., was charged with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor. The charge is a fourth-degree Read More…

Police look to bag tagger

Medina police reported finding graffiti spray-painted last week on six buildings on the city's southwest side. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — Vandals have spray-painted buildings and business signs southwest of Public Square. Police reported graffiti on six buildings on West Washington Street, Lafayette Road and South Court Street. Most of the paintings were in blue and read “DARE” or “DMC.” Police said the graffiti is not believed to be gang affiliated. “One theory we Read More…

Amazing ride come to end

Richard Doyle The Gazette NEW ALBANY — The remarkable run is over. Medina entered the Ohio Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association Division I state semifinals Friday against a familiar but not-so-friendly foe, and third-ranked Sycamore got its revenge by upending the three-time defending champion with a convincing yet stunning 10-3 victory. The Aviators, who lost to the Read More…

Dunbar makes semifinals

Richard Doyle The Gazette COLUMBUS — Cloverleaf junior Jacob Dunbar used an impressive array of strokes and patience Friday to capture a berth in this morning’s Division I state semifinals at the Ohio State Varsity Tennis Center. Dunbar will face Gahanna Lincoln senior Canyon Teague, who disposed of Willoughby South’s Vince Anzalone 4–6, 6–2, 6–1. Read More…