February 14, 2016

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Beverly J. Thompson

Thompson, Bev

Beverly J. (Schultz) Thompson, 77, passed away Friday, August 23, 2013, at the Western Reserve Masonic Community. Beverly was born February 27, 1936 in Cleveland, to the late Blanche (Garsteck) and Alfred Helvick. She worked at Buehlers for 26 years, before retiring in 2012. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Brunswick. Beverly Read More…

Craig Robert Duck

Craig Robert Duck, 61, of Mulberry, Arkansas, formerly of Medina, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013, in his home. Arrangements are being handled by Ocker Funeral Home of Alma, Arkansas.

Hallie M. Hetrick


Hallie M. Hetrick (nee Kocher), passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013. She was born in Lindsey, Ohio, April 26, 1917 and was a Medina resident for 68 years. Hallie was a secretary and office manager at Gowe Printing, Bliss & Laughlin Steel and Medina City Hall. She attended art school in New York City during Read More…

Lloyd Oppenlander


Lloyd Oppenlander passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013, surrounded by his family, at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. He was born August 22, 1945 in Cleveland, to Lloyd, Sr. and Marie (nee Luzius) Oppenlander. He enjoyed camping, gardening, and yard work. He was an active member of Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, and Bible Study Leader. He Read More…

Raymond J. Biegel, Jr.


Raymond J. Biegel, Jr., 71, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Ray was born June 21, 1942 in Medina, to the late Raymond J. and Ida Grace (Stone) Biegel, Sr. He was a barber and co-owner of the Modern Barber Shop for over 50 years. Ray was Read More…

Howard W. Bolinger


  Howard W. Bolinger, 75, of Cumming, Georgia, previously of Medina, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 26, 2013. Howard was born December 27, 1937 in Lake City, Tennessee. He married Donna M. (nee Hotz) on July 29, 1955 and celebrated 58 years. Howard was a Bolt Maker Operator at Lake Read More…

Girls soccer: Bears hand Devils first loss

Karen Kase | The Gazette NORTH ROYALTON — The Brunswick girls soccer team is no longer perfect. North Royalton handed the Blue Devils their first loss of the season Wednesday night, winning 4-2 in Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division action. The Bears (2-1) claimed the victory over the Blue Devils (3-1) behind two goals off well-executed Read More…

Rally winds down in the alley

From left, Danny Ayala, Joe Hess and Rich Kosak, members of KISS tribute band Mr. Speed, perform in Warren. The band will play Friday in Medina at Rally in the Alley. (COURTESY PHOTO)

MEDINA — “Rally in the Alley,” the weekly summer concert series, will finish out the summer with three Labor Day weekend concerts: Two returning bands and a newcomer to the event. Friday’s concert will feature KISS tribute band Mr. Speed. The band also performed at Rally in the Alley at last summer’s finale, said Main Read More…

Browns: Starters will sit out finale

BEREA — Browns coach Rob Chudzinski has decided to err on the side of caution heading into the team’s preseason finale tonight in Chicago. Cleveland’s starters on both sides of the football will not play against the Bears, removing any risk of injury for running back Trent Richardson, quarterback Brandon Weeden, tackle Joe Thomas and Read More…

Social media help Wadsworth Police nab suspect

WADSWORTH — Police credited social media and public assistance with providing the information that led to an arrest Wednesday. About 8:50 a.m., police reported pulling over a rental car on North Lyman Street driven by David R. Jimison Jr., 40, whose last known address was in Williston, N.D. Police learned that the Medina County Sheriff’s Read More…