September 21, 2014

Medina
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Sweet fundraiser returns to ‘Make a Difference’

A row of giant lollipops will line pathways at Ray Mellert Park for Candy Land, a Let’s Make a Difference fundraiser. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

MEDINA — After a year’s hiatus, Michelle Powell will bring back her annual Candy Land-themed carnival and fundraiser for the Let’s Make a Difference summer children’s program. Let’s Make a Difference is a summer education program for children from low-income families who live in the Union Square apartment complex. About 80 children are signed up Read More…

Wadsworth police log for July 19

Wadsworth police Thursday, July 11 10:31 a.m. — 200 block Grandview Ave., criminal damaging reported. 2:15 p.m. — 400 block Main St., vehicle damage reported. 7:55 p.m. — Kathleen A. Bright, 30, 295 College St., Wadsworth, charged with disorderly conduct. Friday, July 12 5:48 p.m. — 100 block Tolbert St., breaking and entering reported. Saturday, Read More…

Family raising funds at corn festival for lung transplant

From left, Jennifer Formhals, of Creston; Don Evans, of Medina; Lori Maibach, of Creston; and Rachel Fowler, of Newark. The women’s father, Evans, is battling pulmonary fibrosis. The family is hosting a fundraiser at the Lodi Sweet Corn Festival to help raise money for a lung transplant. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAN POMPILI)

A Medina man is hoping to find more than just corn at this year’s Lodi Sweet Corn Festival: Don Evans would like festival-goers to pair their ears with one of his chicken sandwiches or meatball subs. It just could save his life. Evans, 64, has been living with pulmonary fibrosis for 10 years and his Read More…

Stacy Reynolds

Stacy Reynolds, 30, of Wadsworth, passed away after a long and difficult battle with cancer. While her last year was anything but peaceful, she continued to fight valiantly and inspire others. Stacy was a graduate of Cloverleaf High School and O.S.U., where she received two degrees in three years, with honors and distinction. She received Read More…

Virginia Lou Gall

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Virginia Lou Gall (nee Hill) passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 surrounded by her family at Hospice of Medina in Medina. She was born January 16, 1935 in Richmond, Virginia, to Lloyd and Clara (nee Pate) Hill. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and her beloved dogs, Boots and Buddy. Virginia most loved spending time with her Read More…

Mary E. Tomey

Mary E. Tomey, 78, of Washington, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord at 3:20 P.M. on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She retired in 1990 from HWI (Do It Best) in Medina. She is survived by son, James (Wanda) Tomey of Ohio; three daughters, Diana (Fred) Barr of Read More…

Angelene J. “Angie” Bass McKim

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Angelene J. “Angie” Bass McKim, 56, of York Township, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Angie was born December 21, 1956 in Cleveland, to the late Nealon and Elizabeth Bass. Angie grew up in Valley City and then moved to York Township when she got married. She was a 1975 graduate of Buckeye High School. Read More…