September 2, 2014

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Portage County produces most fracking waste

Booming energy production in shale formations has made a Northeast Ohio county the top location in the state for underground injection of drilling wastes. Portage County, home of Kent State University, had enough drilling wastes injected deep into the ground in 2012 to fill a train of tanker cars that would stretch nearly 37 miles, Read More…

Medina block party draws a crowd Saturday

Medina  Mayor Dennis Hanwell (foreground) and Councilman Brian Hilberg man the grill at Saturday's Ward 1 Block Park, at Ray Mellert Park. Hilberg said more than 200  hamburgers and 150 hot dogs were served at the party, which he hopes will become an annual event. The Corkscrew Saloon donated the burgers and dogs and and Hilberg’s Marie's Cafe  provided buns, condiments, ice and catering equipment.  Sandridge Food Corp. chipped in with coleslaw and potato salad and  Cupcake a Day, Medina Tobacco donated desserts, and ABC Therapy made a donation to cover other costs. Discount Drug Mart provided bottled water and Medina Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center donated other beverages and providing parking. DAVID KNOX/GAZETTE

Medina Councilman Brian Hillberg said more than 200 hamburgers and 150 hot dogs were served at a block party, which he hopes will become an annual event. The Corkscrew Saloon donated the burgers and dogs and and Hilberg’s Marie’s Cafe provided buns, condiments, ice and catering equipment. Sandridge Food Corp. chipped in with coleslaw and Read More…

Michael J. Krebs

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Michael J. Krebs, 33, of Bath Township, formerly of Chardon, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013. He was the devoted husband to the love of his life, Megan (nee Johnson); and proud father of three boys, Jalen Michael, Mason Ray, and Noah James. Michael was the beloved son of Jim and Jacki (nee Schindler); and Read More…

Betty D. Hunter

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Betty D. Hunter, 88, longtime resident of Medina, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 in Chardon. She was born February 1, 1925 in Lakewood, to the late Chester W. and Myrtle M. (Steinmetz) Weber. Betty was a licensed registered nurse for St. Thomas Hospital in Akron and later helped her husband on the family dairy Read More…

Josephine Dolores Benson

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Josephine Dolores Benson, 90, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 in Medina. Mrs. Benson was born January 20, 1923 in Adrian, Pennsylvania, to the late John and Stella (Bukowska) Krempa. She attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Flora Stone Mather College and earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing Read More…