February 6, 2016


Commentary: Time for fans to give Tribe some support

When you Cleveland sports fans wake up Monday morning, you will have a Major League Baseball team headed to the postseason for the first time since 2007. It will be the first time one of your city’s professional franchises has participated in a playoff game since LeBron James skipped town three years ago and won Read More…

Girls golf: Highland wins title; Wadsworth senior medalist

aaron josefczyk / gazette photos Suburban League Tournament medalist and mythical MVP Alice Ho of Wadsworth follows a shot. Below, Chloe McKinzie of league champion Highland watches a putt.

Mike Peticca | The Gazette NORTON — The Highland girls golf team aims to sneak up on some opponents over the next three weeks. For a program that has emerged as one of Ohio’s best, catching others by surprise might seem a peculiar notion. That’s how the Hornets see things, though, and their championship Monday Read More…

State’s audit of educational fund near completion

The Medina County Schools Educational Service Center’s governing board voted effective Monday to accept the resignation of  its treasurer, Michelle McNeely, shown here in March. (GAZETTE FILE PHOTO)

The state’s special audit of a carryover fund held by the Medina County Schools Educational Service Center is near completion. Brittany Halpin, a spokeswoman for the auditor’s office, said she did not yet have an exact date for when the audit would be released. “We are in the final stages of that audit, but the Read More…

Joseph G. Ludwig

Joseph G. Ludwig of Brunswick, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013. A full obituary will be in Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Medina Gazette. Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1642 Pearl Rd., (1/2 mile South of Route 303), Brunswick.

Walter H. Henschel


Walter H. Henschel, 87, of Medina, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013, in Medina. He was born November 17, 1925 in Cleveland, to the late William and Bertha (Kohn) Henschel. Walter operated Henschel’s Greenhouse and farmed, prior to being an auto body man for many years at Leohr’s in Chippewa Lake. He served his country Read More…

Lucille Felix

Lucille Felix, 89, of Wadsworth, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013. She was born November 16, 1923 in Charleston, West Virginia, to the late Gerald and Tabitha Felix. Mrs. Felix was a member of First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Phelps. Ms. Felix is survived by three sons, Philip Read More…

Kevin R. Harmon


Kevin R. Harmon, 49, of Medina, passed away unexpectedly Fridayl, September 20, 2013. He was born April 20, 1964, in Medina, to Alfred L. and Janice H. (Auble) Harmon. Kevin was employed in sales at New Channel Direct in Hinckley for over 20 years. He was a serious golfer, an avid music fan, and a Read More…

Mary G. Veverka


Mary G. Veverka (Hewit), 87, died Sunday, September 22, 2013. She was born October 5, 1925 to the late Arch and Emma Hewit of Seville. Mary graduated from Seville High School and Oberlin Business College. She retired from Westfield Companies and then went to work at Parker Hannifin in Wadsworth for 10 years, retiring at Read More…

Theodore Kowalski


Theodore Kowalski, 92, of Brunswick, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He grew up in Tidioute, Pennsylvania and he loved his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, gardening and vacationing in Hawaii. He served in the U.s. Navy during World War II. He worked as a Read More…

Dennis R. Kelly


Dennis R. Kelly, 60, of Grafton, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 18, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous year battle with cancer. Dennis was born August 13, 1953 in Lodi. He resided in Medina County for many years prior to moving to Grafton 18 years ago. He was a graduate of Black Read More…