November 1, 2014

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Medina Schools to buy $220K worth of Apple laptops

MEDINA — The Medina Board of Education on Tuesday approved spending about $228,620 for Macbook laptops and another $182,857 to replace the field house floor at the Medina Community Recreation Center. During its work session, the board unanimously approved a $228,619.70 contract with Apple to lease 190 Macbook laptops for three years. The school district Read More…

Recent grad, 19, could face prison time for arson

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MEDINA — A 19-year-old recent Medina High School graduate was indicted last week by a Medina County grand jury, accused of setting fire to the school’s Performing Arts Center. Davon L. Phillips, of 345 W. Friendship St., is charged with aggravated arson, a first-degree felony punishable by up to 11 years in prison. Phillips, who’s Read More…

PHOTOS: Children care for animals at 4-H judging

Madison Dickerson of Wadsworth holds he pet rabbit, Coco, on Tuesday at 4H's Cats, Guinea Pigs, Pet Rabbits and Small Animals judging at the Medina County Fairgrounds. This was Madison's first 4H competition.

ACLU takes fight to states to legalize gay marriage

The ACLU on Tuesday announced a trio of lawsuits that will test the constitutionality of state laws barring same-sex marriage. The suits, filed in Pennsylvania and North Carolina with another to come in Virginia, are part of a carefully crafted effort to capitalize on the Supreme Court’s recent same-sex marriage ruling striking down the federal Read More…

Medina police log for July 10

Medina police Tuesday, July 2 8:16 a.m. — 1100 block Industrial Parkway, pallets reported stolen. 11:45 p.m. — 1100 block N. Court St., Mitchell K. Bruno-Frederiksen, 23, 226 Highland Ave., Wadsworth, charged with theft; accused of stealing alcohol. Wednesday, July 3 2:55 a.m. — 300 block Jackson St., criminal damage reported to an antenna and Read More…

John Houghton

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John Houghton, 61, of Sharon Township, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2013. He was born December 8, 1951 in Barberton, to Charles and Theo (nee Franklin) Houghton. John married Christine (nee Flaker) and celebrated 40 years together. He loved his family. He was proud of his accomplishment of being a respected Architect designing the Read More…

Dennis Vincent Jagodzinski

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Dennis Vincent Jagodzinski passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013. Born in Michigan, Denny was a graduate of Western Michigan University, 32 year employee of Ford Motor Co and loved his gardening. He will be remembered for his generosity, dedication, and caring nature. He was a common fixture at greenhouses and shops throughout the Medina area Read More…

Robert P. Secrist

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Robert P. Secrist, 79, of Wadsworth, died suddenly Tuesday, July 9, 2013. He was born January 19, 1934 in Texas to the late Orson and Mary Secrist. A longtime area resident, he was a librarian at Wadsworth Public Library for 15 years prior to becoming an avid antique dealer. In 1987 he founded Desperate Enterprises Read More…

Laura F. Eucker

Laura F. Eucker (nee Featsent), 75, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late James R.; loving mother of Bernadette Deiss (Dave), James, Eric, Jean, Christine, and Michael Eucker; and a loving grandmother and great grandmother. Visitation will be Friday, July 12, 2013, from 6 to 7 P.M., with Read More…