November 21, 2014

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Prosecutor: Woman on probation forged community service papers

MEDINA — A 39-year-old Medina woman convicted of drug charges and sentenced to community service earlier this month returned to court Thursday, accused of forging the documents showing she had completed the community service. “I believe I told you last time you were in court that if you finished 24 hours of community service, you’d Read More…

School board moves to fire Superintendent Randy Stepp

To see a statement from the Medina school board, click here. Kiera Manion-Fischer and Loren Genson | The Gazette The Medina school board voted unanimously Thursday to begin the process to fire Superintendent Randy Stepp. The vote came after a two-hour executive session. “This decision is really based upon the conclusion of a long process of Read More…

Volleyball: Grizzlies dominate at net, defense to secure crown

BARBERTON — Peyton Booth, Jodi Johnson, Madison Gilger and Haley Witschey fired rockets from the outside. Ciera Koons and Andrea Beavers controlled the middle. And Rachel Pressley, Maria Sansonetti and Erin Zita took care of everything else. Thanks to their combined efforts, Wadsworth’s volleyball team is headed back to the Sweet 16. The top-seeded Grizzlies Read More…

Wadsworth police log for Oct. 25

Wadsworth police Friday, Oct. 15 5:05 p.m. — 100 block Gordon Ave., resident reported an issue between her juvenile daughter and a local man. 8:21 p.m. — 400 block Tulip Trail, burglary reported. Saturday, Oct. 16 9:26 a.m. — 100 block Maple St., during a traffic stop, Roger Strong, 61, Hudson, arrested on a warrant Read More…

Scheduled trick-or-treat times 2013

Trick-or-treat times Saturday Chatham Township, 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday Granger Township, 2-4 p.m. Thursday Cities Brunswick, 6-8 p.m. Medina, 6-8 p.m. Wadsworth, 6-8 p.m. Villages Chippewa Lake, 6-7:30 p.m. Gloria Glens Park, 6-7:30 p.m. Lodi,6-8 p.m. Seville, 6-8 p.m. Spencer, 6:30-8 p.m. Westfield Center, 6:30-8 p.m. Townships Brunswick Hills, 6-8 p.m. Harrisville, 6-8 p.m. Lafayette, 6-8 Read More…

Medal pinned on boy’s chest minutes before he dies

Anna Merriman | The Gazette Eladio Andujar tried to suppress decades-old memories as he entered 8-year-old Enrique Davila’s hospital room on Tuesday evening. “I was trying to stay strong,” Andujar said of the moment when he saw the child, unconscious and on life support at the Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. Surrounded by Enrique’s family and Read More…

Montville police: Social media cracked armed robbery case

MONTVILLE TWP. — Montville police are crediting social media with helping to identify two men indicted Thursday in connection with an Aug. 24 armed robbery in the parking lot of Buehler’s. A Medina County grand jury indicted Willie George McCoy, 19, of Cleveland, and Kevin Lamont Tate Jr., 21, of Parma, police said. The exact Read More…

The dead will run Sunday morning in Buckeye Woods

Buckeye Woods Park will be taken over by zombies starting at 11 a.m. Sunday for a different kind of 5K run. Runners and walkers will traverse a 5K course through the park, 6335 Wedgewood Road in Lafayette Township, but will have to watch out for the zombies who might capture one of their three flags Read More…

Phyllis J. Lioce

Phyllis J. Lioce (nee Klatil), 82, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013. She was the beloved wife of John Lioce for 60 years; loving mother of Laura Lioce-Charron (Michael), Janice Oaklief (Gary), Patricia Martin (Charles) and Joy Summers (Denny); devoted grandmother of Jennifer Weber (Matt), Michelle Oaklief, Tricia Martin, Danielle Martin, and Jake 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…