Archive for October 19th, 2013
Carole Ann Deland Putkonen, 67, passed away Friday, October 17, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Carole was born December 27, 1945 to the late Melvin and Darlene (Nienhauser) Deland.
She and her husband, Martti, have owned and operated the Avon Animal & Bird Hospital since 1973. Not only was Carole a breeder of champion Trakehners, …Read More
Dean Langworthy, 64, of Chicago, Illinois, died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, after a prolonged illness. Dean was born in Alma, Michigan and spent early years in Flint, Michigan; high school and college years were spent in Tucson, Arizona.
He graduated from the University of Arizona with a BA degree in education in 1971, a …Read More
MONTVILLE TWP. — Waite Elementary students and Cobblestone Park residents were supposed to have easier access to their school and neighborhood at the end of September.
But orange barrels and mounds of gravel still block the way.
Access to Cobblestone Park Drive from state Route 3, which has been closed for four years, was supposed to open …Read More
HOMER TWP. — Township trustees say reduced funding from the state is the reason they are asking voters next month for more money to maintain roadways.
The five-year, 2.5-mill replacement levy would cost owners $87.50 annually for a home valued at $100,000 — $28.39 more than they are paying now, according to the Medina County auditor’s …Read More
The 9th District Court of Appeals upheld a 15-year prison sentence for a former police chaplain who was convicted in 2006 of sexually abusing his young relatives.
It was the latest of several appeals since the conviction of Leonard E. Robertson, 52, of Lafayette Township, who pleaded guilty in May 2006 to a 57-count indictment, including …Read More
ELYRIA — A North Ridgeville man who was growing marijuana in his basement has been placed in a court-run diversion program over the objections of prosecutors.
Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge James Burge allowed 36-year-old Matthew Briggs to plead to illegal cultivation of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia charges during a hearing Friday. If …Read More
“Procreation’s not a crime,” defense attorney Doug Merrill said during the hearing before the 9th District Court of Appeals. “He’s having children with other consenting adults.”
Probate Judge James Walther imposed the order in January when he placed Taylor on probation for failing to pay nearly $100,000 in back child support to the four children he’s …Read More
WELLINGTON — If Cody Fortney had blue ink on his hand Friday night, the majority of Wellington’s defense would look like smurfs.
The Buckeye running back stiff-armed through Dukes in the …Read More
TALLMADGE — Bobby Clark will be burned into the minds of the Cloverleaf football team’s players and fans for a long time.
The senior running back set a school rushing record to lead Tallmadge to a 49-28 Suburban League win.
Clark ran for 361 yards and four touchdowns on 31 carries as the Blue Devils …Read More