July 29, 2014

Medina
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Boys soccer: Bees in title game, Schweppe stops Blue Devils

MEDINA — Austin Schweppe hadn’t started since midseason but made the most of his start Wednesday night. The senior had a goal and an assist as Medina’s boys soccer team locked down Brunswick 2-0 in a Brunswick Division I District semifinal in front of a pack crowd at Medina Memorial Stadium. More important than the Read More…

Brunswick police log for Oct. 24

Brunswick police Thursday, Oct. 17 3:14 a.m. — 4200 block Center Road, Vincent P. Barholt, 28, 619 Vine St., Kent, charged with obstructing justice and served with a warrant from the Macedonia Police Department following a traffic stop. Sunday, Oct. 20 12:09 a.m. — 3800 block Magnolia Drive, Steven A. Syrowski, 27, Vermillion, charged with Read More…

PHOTOS: Flash mob supports the Medina Schools levy

Grants drying up to outfit sheriff’s cruisers

State and federal grants have put cameras in most of the Medina County sheriff’s cruisers, but the county may have to pick up the bill to outfit the rest. Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Schmoll said many of the state and federal sources of money are drying up. “The government is denying more of my requests now,” Read More…

County auditor: Home value hearings down

MEDINA — The last day for county residents to challenge the new taxable value of their property is Nov. 1 — a little more than a week away. The state-mandated reappraisal released in August by the Medina County auditor shows total home values dropped by 4.8 percent since the last update in 2010. The county’s Read More…

Firefighters support one of their own battling cancer

Kathy Payne was surprised when she was diagnosed with breast cancer last month. Payne, 54, gets annual mammograms and has been getting checked since she was 35. When she noticed something was a little abnormal, she called her doctor immediately. “He got me in for a mammogram literally the next day,” she said. She then Read More…

Medina Schools to weigh Randy Stepp’s fate

The Medina school board will meet in closed executive session tonight to discuss whether Randy Stepp should be fired as a result of a special state audit, released Tuesday, that reported he had misspent at least $4,121. According to a meeting notice sent out Wednesday, the board will discuss “consideration and possible action on contract/employment Read More…

Virginia A. “Bug” Ramage

Virginia A. “Bug” Ramage (nee Sorenson), 80, of Brunswick, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 in Middleburg Heights. She was born in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania, to Gay and Daniel Sorenson on June 26, 1933. Ginny married Robert W. Ramage on March 10, 1951. They moved to Brunswick in 1957, where they raised their six children. Read More…

Marcia Rae Evilsizer

Marcia Rae Evilsizer, 73, of Chatham, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013, after a brave battle with cancer. She was born July 19, 1940, to Howard and Claire Jones in Hudson, Ohio. Her family will always remember her love of animals, gardening, reading, as well as the many stories she loved to tell. She will Read More…

Donald L. Strouse

Donald L. Strouse, 96, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. Don was born March 2, 1917 in Burbank, to the late Charles and Daisey (Yost) Strouse. He retired from Columbia Gas where he was a service manager. Don was a member of the American Legion Post #202 and former member Read More…