April 24, 2014

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Sex conviction upheld

An appeals court has affirmed a Medina County jury’s conviction of a 27-year-old Seville man on charges of gross sexual imposition last year. Last month, Steven E. Porter appeared in county Common Pleas Court to say his trial attorney, David Sheldon, failed to represent him properly. The 9th District Court of Appeals denied that claim. Read More…

ELECTION 2013: Write-in candidates sign tickets to victory

At least a couple of the winners in the Nov. 5 election in Medina County will have managed to get elected even though their names weren’t on the ballot. Nine write-in candidates are competing for five offices in November’s general election. In three of the contests — for Guilford Township trustee, for Seville Village Council Read More…

Camper, 46, is reported missing

Robert L. Beavers Jr.

LODI — Police are looking for a 46-year-old man reported missing by his family. Robert L. Beavers Jr.’s mother said he left to go on an annual weekend camping trip near Loudonville with some friends on Sept. 6 and hasn’t been seen since. Lodi police said in a Facebook post that he was last seen Read More…

Cop can’t charge pot-smoking teens, tells their parents

MONTVILLE TWP. — Montville Police Sgt. Matthew Neil didn’t have enough evidence to file charges against the four teenagers who had been spotted smoking marijuana earlier in the evening of Sept. 14. Instead he resorted to an unusual form of street justice: He called their parents to come down to the spot where he had Read More…

Phillip R. Gibson

Phillip R. Gibson, of Brunswick, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born August 13, 1964 in Medina, to Vernon Gibson and Nancy (nee Martin). He will be dearly missed by his father, Vernon; and stepmother, Judy; his loving children, Sean, Dawn and Emily Kloos; brother, Ricky; half sister, Jamie Read More…

Maria Isabel Brown

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Maria Isabel Brown, 55, of Seville, passed away in the early morning hours of Friday, September 20, 2013 in her home. Maria was born in Alges, Portugal on February 24, 1958, to parents Francisco Eduardo and Maria Afonso. She is survived by her husband, Daniel; daughters, Danielle (Scott) and Angela (Jason); granddaughters, Caydance and Fallon; Read More…

Audrey Friedman Lutz

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Audrey Friedman Lutz passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2013, 11:05 P.M., at Medina Hospital. She was surrounded by her beloved family: children, Lisa Hoffman, Michael Lutz, and Amy Lutz; daughter-in-law, Christina Lutz; grandchildren, Brittany, Paige and Robbie. Audrey was born on July 22, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York, to Isadore and Gussie Friedman, and Read More…

Francis Leo “Frank” Becker

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Francis Leo “Frank” Becker, 76, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, in North Olmsted. He was born November 2, 1936, to the late Frank J. and Ruth M. Becker. Frank proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1955-1959 and retired from Ford Motor Co. as an electrician, after 32 years. He Read More…

Jay Harris

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Jay Harris, peacefully passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at his home with his loving family at his side, at the age of 88. He was born November 1, 1924 in Cleveland, growing up in Youngstown and Phoenix, Arizona, where he graduated from high school. Jay served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot during Read More…

Thomas knows anybody can be traded

  Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — Left tackle Joe Thomas has been to six Pro Bowls in six years and is widely considered the best player on the Browns. He said Friday he wouldn’t be stunned if he’s traded. “That’s the way it is in the NFL. Nobody on any team is untouchable … Read More…