July 22, 2014

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Dennis Mlady

Dennis Mlady, 62, of Medina, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. He was the son of John and Rose (nee Kaminski) Mlady. He was born April 6, 1951, in Cleveland. Dennis was a resident of Brunswick for more than 50 years. Dennis enjoyed fishing, campfires and loved a good thunder/snow storm. He retired from Read More…

Martha Mullins-Inman

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Martha Mullins-Inman, 56, passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday, October 27, 2013, in Cambridge, Ohio. She was born November 27, 1956 in Cleveland. Martha enjoyed cooking and play cards. Martha was the beloved wife of Hurley; loving mother of Patricia (Ronnie) Marshall, Velma Banks, Whitney (Rashad) Usry, and DeVonte Jones; dearest daughter of Bernice Read More…

Dale A. Wolfe

Dale A. Wolfe, 75, passed away Monday, October 28, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Agnes (nee White)Wolfe; and his sister, Karen (Frances) Grim. He was the beloved husband of 47 years to Barbara (nee Rankin) Wolfe; loving father to sons, Douglas (Denise) Wolfe and Steven (Bobbi) Wolfe; grandfather to Read More…

Medina school board wants $1M from Stepp

The Medina school board went on the offensive in its legal battle with former Superintendent Randy Stepp, filing an amended counterclaim Wednesday in federal court demanding more than $1 million in damages. The school district and Stepp have been at odds since April when the board placed Stepp on paid leave pending the outcome of Read More…

Schools seek $12.4M in grants

MEDINA — Five of Medina County’s seven school districts have applied for almost $12.4 million in new Straight A Fund grants available through the Ohio Department of Education. Many of the grant applications involve collaborations amongst school districts to receive the competitive funding. For example, Medina Schools applied for a grant called “Distance Learning Collaborative Read More…

Election 2013: 4 vie for 2 Wadsworth Twp. trustee seats

WADSWORTH TWP. — The race for two seats on the Wadsworth Township Board of Trustees has incumbent Jim Gardner facing three challengers: Shawn Bouscher, Bob Engler and William McCall. Jim Gardner Elected in 2010, Gardner, 70, is the chief building official, inspector and planning examiner for the city of Akron. A registered Republican, Gardner is Read More…

East Smith Road bridge open

East Smith Road reopened Wednesday after being shut down for nearly two months while workers rebuilt a bridge over the west branch of the Rocky River, just west of River Styx Road, in Montville Township. The road, which was closed to through traffic in early September, was scheduled to reopen Oct. 3, but the project Read More…

School levy backers raise $60K

Loren Genson and Kiera Manion-Fischer | The Gazette Supporters of all three school levies on Tuesday’s ballot in Medina County raised more than $60,000 to support their campaigns. Brunswick levy supporters raised $34,155 for their district’s two-year, 4.9-mill levy. Citizens for Excellence in Brunswick Schools received several large donations from local businesses, including a $10,000 Read More…

Birthday celebrated by donating $4M

Ken Cleveland celebrated his 81st birthday with a gift to the community. He and his wife, Patti, announced their donation of $4 million to the Cleveland Clinic’s Brunswick Family Health Center. “You can’t take it with you,” Cleveland said after signing the check at presentation ceremonies at the health center Wednesday. “I hope we leave Read More…

Carjacker sentenced to 4 years in prison

MEDINA — A man convicted of a Mother’s Day carjacking in Wadsworth will spend four years in prison. Antoine Petty, 23, of Fairlawn, was sentenced Monday by Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier after pleading guilty Aug. 30 to one count of robbery, a second-degree felony. The plea was part of a deal Read More…