September 21, 2014

Medina
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Brunswick scores a relative bargain with interim city manager

BRUNSWICK — Police Chief Carl DeForest is getting a $600-a-week raise. That’s how much he’ll be paid on top of his $93,845 chief’s salary to serve as Brunswick’s interim city manager. City Council made the appointment Monday. While DeForest will be getting extra pay, it’s a bargain: outgoing City Manager Jim Lukas was slated to Read More…

Man with lengthy record says he’ll seek redemption in prison

Kyle Roberts

MEDINA — A 22-year-old Parma man with a long criminal record will spend two years in prison for his part in a rash of Liverpool Township thefts just before New Year’s Day. Kyle E. Roberts pleaded no contest last month to two counts of firearm theft, third-degree felonies; two counts of grand theft auto, fourth-degree Read More…

Child porn, high-speed chase trials delayed

Luke Pfeiler

MEDINA — Two trials scheduled to begin Monday were postponed in Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier’s courtroom. Court records for both cases didn’t list new trial dates yet. Cases were postponed for: • James M. McByrne Jr., 38, of 725 S. Court St., who is charged with two counts of pandering sexually oriented Read More…

Joan Kessler

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Joan Kessler (nee Mullins) loving wife of the late Kent, beloved mother of the late Evelyn Patton (State Senator Tom Patton), Marilyn Brown (Gordon) and James Michael Hawkins (Jennifer); cherished grandmother of Shannon Patton Southworth (Duke), Erin Graziani (Mike), the late Thomas F. Patton II, James Michael Hawkins II, Meghan Schepis (Tony), Shawn D. Hawkins, Read More…

Terry M. Cash

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Terry M. Cash, 66, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Terry was born in Medina to the late Robert and Jacqueline (Wegst) Cash. He retired from Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. in 1995, and from Continental Tire in 2005 where he was a tire designer. Terry served in the Army Read More…

Carol M. Theys

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Carol M. Theys, 72, of Montville Township, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013. She was born April 30, 1941, to Edward and Helen (nee Walther) Harvanec in Cleveland. Carol and Felix were married and raised their four children. They loved to travel. Carol enjoyed reading, gardening, painting and sharing her amateur interior decorating skills with Read More…

Gary Lang

Gary Lang, 62, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 21, 2013 in his home. He was born July 10, 1951 to Mathew and Marjorie (nee Ammer) Lang in Cleveland. Gary enjoyed collecting tools, trains and guns. He is survived by his beloved wife of 27 years, Kathy (nee Austin); loving son, Jared; mother-in-law, Jewel Read More…