November 26, 2015

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County officers among initial grads from leadership academy

Medina Sgt. Brett McNabb

Two Medina County police officers are among the first 30 graduates of Ohio’s Public Safety Leadership Academy in Columbus. The academy is a joint venture of the Ohio Highway Patrol and Ohio State University’s John Glenn School of Public Affairs. Medina police Sgt. Brett McNabb and Montville police Sgt. Matthew Neil graduated Saturday after completing Read More…

Boy attracts Duck Tape’s attention for custom wallets

PHOTO PROVIDED Dominic Drockton in the middle of recreating the Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival’s logo.

Some ideas just stick. For 12-year-old Dominic Drockton, crafting one-of-a-kind Duck Tape brand duct wallets is something that stuck instantly. “I saw a video on YouTube and I thought, ‘Hey that looks cool,’ ” he said. Now, Dominic has been making wallets for more than a year. He said the first wallet he ever created Read More…

Driver gets a break on 7th OVI conviction

Edward Durdella

MEDINA — A Brunswick man will spend four months in the Medina County Jail for his seventh conviction for driving while intoxicated. Edward J. Durdella, 40, of 3905 Turnbridge Court, Apt. 237, was sentenced by county Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler on Thursday. Durdella was convicted last month. Kimbler said he was being lenient. Read More…

Wadsworth police log for June 21

Wadsworth police Thursday, June 13 11:54 p.m. — 100 block Durling Drive, Robert Dambra, 44, 474 Seville Road, Wadsworth, charged with criminal damaging. Friday, June 14 10:31 a.m. —Home Depot, 1155 High St., theft reported. 12:07 p.m. — 900 block High Street, Dorell Davis, 39, Akron, charged with driving under license forfeiture suspension and driving Read More…

Richard Lee McGill


Richard Lee McGill, 84, of Sharon Township, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013. He was born in Wadsworth August 20, 1928, to Edward and Virginia (nee Stuver) McGill. Richard served in the United States Navy. He enjoyed traveling, especially out West, loved fishing, and working on cars. Richard leaves behind his beloved wife, Valoyce (nee Read More…

Martha Ruth McMahon


Martha Ruth McMahon, 89, of Lafayette Township, passed away unexpectedly at her home Saturday, June 8, 2013. She was a good woman with a great spirit and a kind heart. She was born February 22, 1924, in Warrensville Hts., to Harold and Eva (Johnson) Deeks and grew up there, graduating from Orange High School. She Read More…