April 20, 2014

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Medina’s Dr. Surso honored by Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. John Surso sits at his desk at the Summa Health Center at Lake Medina where he serves as medical director. Surso is working with the Medina Police Department to improve their overall health and learn more about those they serve.

A Medina doctor is Ohio’s 2013 Family Physician of the Year. “It’s quite a shock. I did not expect this,” Dr. John M. Surso said. “Over the years, you get to see other people get this and wonder what they’ve done and how you measure up to those levels. I’m honored by their decision and Read More…

James “Mort” R. Bargar

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James “Mort” R. Bargar, 80, of Brunswick, passed away, Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Medina. He was born February 7, 1933, to the late John G. and Pearl (nee Whitten) in Brunswick. James proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and retired from Alltel Corporation as a PBX repairman. In his Read More…

Linda Katherine Perkins

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Linda Katherine Perkins, 53, of Fairview Park, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013. Linda was born February 24, 1960 in Cleveland. She was a graduate of Berea High School. Linda was a night auditor at Courtyard Marriot in Westlake for six years. She will always be remembered as a kind, generous and compassionate person. Linda Read More…

Dorothy J. Feron

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Dorothy J. Feron, 86, passed away, Sunday, July 28, 2013 peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 22, 1927 in Elyria, to the late Louis and Lucille (Bennett) Reisinger. Her family moved to Spencer in 1941 and were dairy farmers. She graduated from Spencer High School in 1945. Dorothy Read More…

Herbert George Strahsburg

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Herbert George Strahsburg, 85, of Medina was welcomed into the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Brunswick. Herb was born in Cleveland January 30, 1928, to the late Paul and Emma (Siller) Strahsburg. Herb served in the U.S. Air Force. Following his discharge Herb attended the Assembly of Read More…

Douglas D. Bennie

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Douglas D. Bennie, 50, of Medina, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013. He was born in Parma, to Douglas and the late Elizabeth (nee McEwen) Bennie. He served in the United States Marines. Douglas leaves behind his loving wife, Stacy (nee Hilko); daughters, Nicole and Kristen; father, Douglas (Judy); brother, Scott (Ashley); sister, Anne Read More…

Horse killed in crash with pickup

SHARON TWP. — A pickup truck struck and killed a horse on Beach Road, south of Ridgewood Road about 9:45 p.m. Monday. The driver of the Chevrolet pickup was taken to Akron General Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries, according to a dispatcher at the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Medina post. No other Read More…

COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE: Monday, July 29 through Sunday, August 4

Monday, Veterans Day 8 a.m. Jr. Fair Swine Show, Swine Arena 9 a.m. Jr. Fair Horse/Pony Show, Horse Arena Jr. Fair Rabbit Show, Building 40 Hay Show, Building 5 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free Health Screenings, Pavilion 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Veteran’s Displays and Entertainment 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jr, Fair Birthday Read More…

Browns: Brandon Weeden handling adversity

BEREA — Quarterback Brandon Weeden doesn’t slam his helmet after an interception, and he doesn’t throw his wedge or bury it in the turf after a shank on the golf course. That doesn’t mean he doesn’t care. He just feels there’s a better way to deal with adversity. “I gave up a lot of home Read More…

Golf: Butler aims to cap season with title

Madison Butler of Hinckley Township tees off on the 10th hole at Pine Hills Golf Club. Butler is in the running for a Founders Cup crown. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

LAFAYETTE TWP. — You couldn’t write a better script for the final event of the Southwest Junior Golf Tour’s 20th season. With the Player of the Year races in each of the tour’s five divisions up for grabs, today’s Founders Cup Championship at Medina Country Club should provide a perfect ending to two decades of Read More…