October 30, 2014

Medina
Intermittent clouds
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Charles A. Boedicker

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Charles A. Boedicker, 77, of Seville, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Hospice of Medina County, in Medina. Charles was born March 12, 1936 in Akron, to Howard and Zella (Mueller) Boedicker. He graduated from Norton High School and attended Ohio State University. Charles married Marilyn Hague on May 14, 1959 and she survives. Read More…

Gary Dean Heilman

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Gary Dean Heilman, 45, of Ashland, suddenly left this life to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. He was born September 23, 1967 in Medina, to Robert Heilman and Arlinda Hamilton. He grew up in Polk and graduated from Mapleton High School in 1985. Gary had worked as a top grill cook at Read More…

Police chief to take charge again in Brunswick

For the second time in three years, Police Chief Carl DeForest will serve as interim city manager, Brunswick Councilwoman Pat Hanek, at large, said. DeForest will stand in for City Manager Jim Lukas, who announced his resignation, effective Aug. 2, earlier this month. Because Lukas is taking vacation during his final week, his last day Read More…

Heat pops corn festival

The annual Sweet Corn Festival Parade heads east down Bank Street in Lodi on Thursday. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

LODI — Heat and humidity put a damper on Thursday’s kickoff of this year’s Sweet Corn Festival. Attendance was down and several registered participants did not show up for the parade, said Melody Miller, executive director of the Lodi Regional Chamber of Commerce and a Village Council member. “It wasn’t as successful as it has Read More…

Lodi building fire quickly contained

Firefighters work a fire at 104 Medina St. in Lodi. The fire quickly was contained Friday afternoon. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

Fire struck a commercial building in downtown Lodi on Friday afternoon. The building, at 104 Medina St., houses D’Antonio’s Pizza, the Odd Fellows Club and the Good Samaritan’s Thrift Shop. Police and fire departments responded to a report of the fire at 5 p.m., Police Chief Keith Keough said. “We got a call that there Read More…

Medina woman collects another felony charge

MEDINA — A 32-year-old Fairlawn woman faces her sixth felony case since 2000 — this time she’s charged with robbery. A Medina County grand jury indicted Jennifer L. Edwards on Wednesday on a robbery count, a second-degree felony punishable by up to eight years in prison. She’s accused of robbing an 82-year-old Granger Township woman Read More…

Orrville man arrested after fleeing traffic stop

MONTVILLE TWP. — A 38-year-old Orrville man wanted in Wayne County for failing to appear in court on a drunken driving charge was arrested Friday evening after police said he fled a traffic stop. Jimmy Freeze was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over at about 7:30 p.m. by Montville police for not having trailer Read More…