August 20, 2014

Medina
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Board of Elections eyes another relocation spot

The Medina County Board of Elections is considering leasing about 12,600 square feet at 990 N. Court St., Medina. The new location would cost about $7,500 more per year than their current location at the county Health Department and would almost double their current space. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

MEDINA TWP. — The Medina County Board of Elections is weighing a second option in moving locations after county commissioners said the board’s primary choice was too expensive. The new option is bigger and cheaper than the board’s first choice, but they said it would require more work and money to prepare it for everyday Read More…

Football: Speedy Looser has knack for game-changing moments

Wadsworth senior Ryan Looser stiff-arms a defender against Ashland. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

The score: Wadsworth 14, Ashland 7. The scenario: First-and-10 from the Ashland 41-yard line with 9:21 left in the third quarter. The stakes: Starting the season on the right foot. Arrows slot receiver Jacob Allton ran out to block for what appeared to be a flanker screen. Instead, he cut up the sideline as quarterback Read More…

Brunswick road levy concerns discussed

BRUNSWICK — Residents were pleased to hear information offered about the city’s proposed road levy during a town hall meeting Thursday night, but some said they still don’t trust government leaders to fix roads that have fallen into disrepair. “The transparency is better this time around,” said Basswood Oval resident Gary Curtiss, “But I still Read More…

Tribe Thursday: Perez surrenders four runs, but Smith saves it

Minnesota’s Andrew Albers reacts as the Indians’ Ryan Raburn advances on a balk. (AP PHOTO)

MINNEAPOLIS — If the Indians keep this up, they won’t have to worry about anybody else in the American League wild-card race but themselves. Cleveland won for the seventh straight time Thursday night, opening a crucial regular-season-ending four-game series against Minnesota with a 6-5 victory at Target Field. The Indians endured another ninth-inning implosion from Read More…

Sugar maple chosen as winner of Big Tree contest

Medina County Soil and Water Conservation District staff members Jim Dieter and Beth Schnabel use clinometers to size up the winner of this year’s Big Tree Contest, a sugar maple in the Medina County Park District’s Allardale Park, in Granger Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NANCY JOHNSON)

Nancy Johnson | The Gazette Ladies and gentlemen, get out your clinometers. It’s time to measure the height of this year’s 11th annual Big Tree contest winner. Sponsored by Medina County Soil and Water Conservation District and The Gazette, the contest features a different tree species every year. Last year’s winner was a northern red Read More…

James Joseph Bayura

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James Joseph Bayura of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born March 27, 1944 in Hempfield, Pennsylvania, to Thomas and Helen (nee Gornick) Bayura. He was raised by Henry and Anne Russian. James will be missed by his wife, Cynthia (Anderson); daughters, Michelle (Scott) Poley, Melissa (Matthew) Markell, Read More…

Beverly Jean Study

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Beverly Jean Study, 86, of Strongsville, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013. She is a former resident of Brunswick. She was born to Beverly Fitch Brooker and Lillian Mae (nee Mitchell) on November 5, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. She was a loving wonderful mother and loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed doing crocheting Read More…

Carrolton C. Riehm

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Carrolton C. Riehm, 76, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, after long months of suffering at Medina Village, under the care of Hospice. Family and friends will remember his great talent in gardening, carpentry, masonry and especially his famous Christmas candy. Mr. Riehm is survived by his wife, Helen (nee Morse) Riehm, to whom Read More…

Daniel Ferjutz

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Daniel Ferjutz, 71, of Hinckley, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 26, 2013 in his home. He was born on February 5, 1942 to Andrew and Wanda (nee Stachowicz) in Cleveland. Daniel proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from LTV steel after 30 years. Daniel was the Read More…

Rosemary Williams

Rosemary Williams (nee Schillinger), 73, of Killbuck, Ohio, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Rosemary was born October 5, 1939 in Akron. She lived in Valley City and Brunswick, prior to making her home with her son and family. Rosemary enjoyed gardening and sharing the fruits of her labors with her family and friends. Rosemary is Read More…