December 19, 2014

Medina
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Local food company backs Paula Deen

MEDINA — Locally owned Sandridge Food Corp. issued a news release Wednesday supporting celebrity chef Paula Deen after she publicly apologized on the “Today” show for admitting to the use of racial slurs and jokes in the past. “We are very pleased with Paula Deen’s interview this morning offering her heartfelt apologies,” Mark D. Sandridge, Read More…

Storm damage may qualify homeowners for tax break

MEDINA — Medina County Auditor Mike Kovack said homeowners with storm damage can qualify for a tax deduction. High winds, lightning and heavy rain caused damage across the northern portion of the county Tuesday, including fallen trees that closed Lester Road, between West Law and Center roads, in Liverpool Township, and damaged the roof of Read More…

Fatal crash victim served in Afghanistan

Mateo Ralios Delacruz

MEDINA — The 22-year-old man accused of causing the year’s first fatal car crash in Medina County is an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Mateo Ralios Delacruz told police his name was Gilberto Ralios and his age was 20, said Lt. Bill Haymaker, commander of the patrol’s Medina post. Ralios Read More…

Fire damage at Medina theater won’t slow shows

Davon Phillips

MEDINA — Tuesday’s fire at the Medina Performing Arts Center caused between $40,000 and $50,000 in smoke and water damage, according to the city’s fire chief. Chief Robert Painter said there was no structural damage to the building, which is part of the Medina High School complex. The fire, which was reported at 7:35 a.m. Read More…

Same-sex marriage rulings will create new challenges

The Supreme Court made history while it set up new challenges Wednesday with two victories for marriage equality. In a pair of high-profile decisions, the divided court effectively undercut California’s Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage. Separately, the court struck down a key part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which denies same-sex married Read More…

Brunswick police log for June 27

Brunswick police Monday, June 17 1:36 a.m. — Faith M. Freebird, 21, 3236 Boston Road, Brunswick, charged with domestic violence, accused of stabbing her live-in boyfriend in the hand during an argument. According to the police report, the victim had lacerations to his hand, neck and forehead. 9:37 p.m. — Rodney J. Dukes, 21, 1324 Read More…

Harold Maurice Stuart, Sr.

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Harold Maurice Stuart, Sr., 90, of Seville, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013, at his home. He was born July 19, 1922, in Angelina County, Texas, to Jesse and Ona Mae Hawkins Stuart. Harold and his wife moved to Ohio in 1955, where he and his brother were some of the first independent contractors to Read More…

Phillip G. May

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Phillip G. May, 58, of Brunswick, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013, with his wife at his side. He was born on February 16, 1955 to Arthur and Dorothy (nee Mathews) May in Brooklyn, New York. Phillip proudly served his country from 1972 to 1975 in the U.S. Navy, aboard the USS Guam. He Read More…

Romona Lundeen

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Romona Lundeen, 87, formally of Seville, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013 in Rittman. Romona was born in Niagra-Marinette, Wisconsin to Arthur and Mina (Schoyen) Amundson. She was a graduate of the University of Minnesota and received her Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan. Romona retired from the Seville Elementary School, enjoyed sewing and Read More…

Joseph Hege

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Joseph Hege, 91, of Sharon Center, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013. He was born July 9, 1921 in Canal Fulton, to the late Alex and Elizabeth Hege. Joseph proudly served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1941-1945. He was one of the founding members of the Sharon Center Fire Dept., with over 42 years Read More…