September 17, 2014

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Ramon J. Rodano

Ramon J. Rodano, 76, of Litchfield, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013. He was the son of John and Anna (nee Polk) Rodano. He was born July 15, 1937 in Clevelan. He was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle who enjoyed roller skating and computers. He also built and flew RC Read More…

Rosalie I. Stoner

Rosalie I. Stoner, 71, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 4, 1942 in Detroit, to the late Jack and Ethel (Skinner) Turnbull. Rosalie was a former bus driver for the Buckeye School System. She was the beloved wife of Richard, to whom she was married 52 Read More…

Jill Montgomery

Jill Montgomery (nee Grissinger), 66, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 23, 2013. She was born April 16, 1947 to Robert and June (Barnes) Grissinger of Homerville. She graduated from Black River High School in 1965. She worked at the Greene County Court House as a law librarian for many years and also at the Warren Read More…

John (Jack) W. Culp

John (Jack) W. Culp died peacefully in his sleep Monday, October 14, 2013 in Clermont, Florida. He was a young 87. Jack is survived by two grandchildren, Jonathan and Jessica Culp; and first cousin, Sarah Anne Whipple Paton. He was born and raised in Medina, the only child of John and Helen Whipple Culp. He Read More…

John H. Hendricks

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John H. Hendricks went home to be with Jesus Saturday, October 12, 2013. John graduated from Maple Hts. High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at the Maple Hts. Transit and more recently for the Metroparks. He attended St. Martins in Valley City and was a true servant of the Lord. Read More…

What lies within the witch’s grave?

A 3-foot granite ball sits atop a rock pedestal in Myrtle Hill Cemetery bearing the name Stoskopf. According to local legend, the “Witch’s Ball” is home to an unkind spirit — the ghost of a witch who murdered her family by poisoning their well. Once the deed was done, she threw their bodies into the Read More…

Burglary spree hits Wadsworth

WADSWORTH — Police are asking the public for help in investigating several thefts from cars in the neighborhoods of Highland Avenue, Ohio Avenue and North Pardee Street. Since Wednesday, three residents on Ohio Avenue and two on North Pardee Street have had items taken from their vehicles overnight, and one resident on Highland Avenue had Read More…

Man has trouble trying to change plea

MEDINA — A language barrier blocked a 22-year-old undocumented immigrant from Guatemala from entering a guilty plea Friday to killing a Brunswick man in a June car crash. Mateo Ralios Delacruz had a Spanish language interpreter in court for his hearing Friday, but still could not understand a series of questions from Medina County Common Read More…

Lease signed for elections board’s new home

Four members of the Medina County Board of Elections sign a lease Friday, finalizing the board’s move from 4210 N. Jefferson St. to 3800 Stonegate Drive, both in Medina Township. The board hopes to make the move by this spring. County commissioners approved the move earlier this week. From left, board members John Welker, Teresa Read More…

Arrest warrant mistakenly issued for college student

Anna Merriman | The Gazette ELYRIA — Michael Izzarelli was sitting down to dinner after a day of playing baseball at his college when he got a call from his mother that Elyria police had issued a warrant for his arrest back in his hometown, more than an hour away. “I didn’t even get to Read More…