October 25, 2014

Medina
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Medina police log for Sept. 11

Medina police Tuesday, Sept. 3 3:39 p.m. — 300 block W. Sturbridge Drive, bicycle reported stolen. Wednesday, Sept. 4 11:27 a.m. — 400 block E. Homestead St., cell phone reported stolen. 12:25 p.m. — 400 block Halifax Lane, burglary reported. Thursday, Sept. 5 7:52 a.m. — 300 block Springbrook Drive, car reported keyed. 5:35 p.m. Read More…

Tribe: McAllister’s struggles keep Indians from gaining ground

Cleveland starting pitcher Zack McAllister reacts as he waits for Kansas City’s Alcides Escobar, left, to round the bases after Escobar hit a solo home run in the fifth inning. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — The Indians had a golden opportunity to gain ground in the American League wild-card race, but Zach McAllister couldn’t get the job done. The right-hander allowed four runs in five-plus innings Tuesday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a lead they never relinquished in a 6-3 win over the Tribe. Cleveland remained 1½ Read More…

Traffic clogs Public Square, city fielding motorist complaints

Orange cones and detour signs dot downtown Medina streets. Traffic congestion is especially bad this summer because the Ohio Department of Transportation is repaving state routes 18 and 57 at the same time the city is installing new water lines along Public Square. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAVID KNOX)

Dan Pompili, Kiera Manion-Fischer and David Knox | The Gazette Streets need to be repaired. No argument there. But do so many have to be torn up at the same time? That’s the question motorists are asking as they weave through the maze of orange cones and barrels dotting downtown Medina. Mayor Dennis Hanwell said Read More…

Robin Kim Svoboda-Giese

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Robin was born October 20, 1959 in Medina. She passed from this life into the loving arms of her Savior on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at home in San Antonio, Texas, after a battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving husband of over 27 years, Paul, and their son, Jonathan Giese of San Read More…

William J. Szentkeresti

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William J. Szentkeresti, 90, of Brook Park, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 8, 2013. He was born December 9, 1922, to Wilhelm and Helen (nee Savold) Szentkereszti in Cleveland. William proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the UAW Local 1005. William retired from Parma Read More…

John Joseph McDonagh

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John J. “Jack” McDonagh, 87, devoted husband of Lucille (Peiffer) McDonagh, passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday, September 6, 2013 in Medina. Jack was born on June 1, 1926, in Gary, Indiana; was raised in East Chicago, Indiana and graduated in 1944 from Catholic Central High School (now Bishop Noll Institute) in Hammond, Indiana. Read More…

Marion D. Hollan

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Marion D. Hollan, 86, of Medina, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013. Marion was born September 15, 1926 in Cleveland, to the late George and Edna (Cooper) Dedrick. She was the loving mother of James (Paula) Dedrick of Medina; dearest grandmother of Jason Dedrick of Eugene, Oregon and Marny Mazzarella of Bowling Green, Ohio; loving Read More…

Christopher A. Schelkle

Christopher A. Schelkle, 47, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013, in Seville. Chris was born May 27, 1966 in North Ridgeville. He was a former mechanic for Monroe Shock and Brake. Chris enjoyed music and fishing. He was the beloved son of Robert Schelkle; dear brother of Deborah (Tim) Desmond of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Read More…

William Albert Ross

William Albert Ross, 51, of Chatham Township, passed away suddenly Monday, September 9, 2013 at his home. He was born in Lodi on March 26, 1962 and was a 1980 Cloverleaf High School graduate and a lifetime resident of Chatham. He had been a cameraman at the Medina Gazette for 33 years and had worked Read More…

Barbara Kramer

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Barbara Kramer (nee Snyder) of Acworth, Georgia, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born June 27, 1935 in Bluffton, Indiana, to Rod and Ruth (nee Fair) Kramer. She was a homemaker and also worked as a secretary for her husband’s company. Barbara loved spending time with her family. She Read More…