Archive for November 1st, 2013
Nancy Marie (Luft) Boomhower, 75, of Seville, went to heaven in the arms of Jesus, Tuesday, October 29, 2013, after a year-long battle with cancer. Nancy was born February 12, 1938 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Ralph and Hilda Leslie. She graduated from Eau Claire High School in 1955.
She was married to Charles William Boomhower. …Read More
Bessie Knoll, 86, of Strongsville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 30, 2013. She was born March 9, 1927, to the late John and Lizzie (nee Farris) Trail in Virginia. Bessie was one of 15 children.
She enjoyed sewing, cooking and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.
Bessie will be dearly missed by her beloved husband, …Read More
Ronnie G. Eastridge, 55, of Medina, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013. He was born February 14, 1958 in Cleveland, to Ervin and Martha (Bullion) Eastridge.
Ron was a graduate of Brunswick High School class of ’76. While still in high school, Ron went to work at Ford Motor Company, retiring after 30 years as member …Read More
GRANGER TWP. — The Highland school board approved a new three-year contract with teachers Wednesday night that grants a 4.3 percent raise over the three years of the contract.
Teachers in the Highland Education Association have been working without a contract since July 1. The new contract includes a retroactive pay raise of 1.5 percent during …Read More
Some Medina Township residents are up in arms over logging on property at Old Weymouth and Remsen roads, and one man went so far as to vandalize a tractor, according to a police report.
Lawrence Puljic, 52, …Read More
WESTFIELD TWP. — Two incumbents, Gary Harris and Ronald L. Oiler, seek to retain their seats Tuesday against two challengers, Michael Schmidt and William N. Thombs, on the board of trustees.
Harris, 63, has been a trustee since 2010. The Republican owns and operates Harris Builders.
Harris also was a scoutmaster for Chippewa Lake Boy Scout …Read More
Shayne Wildner, 9, of Medina, shows off his best vampire smile while trick-or-treating in the rain Thursday evening in the Twin Oaks subdivision of Medina. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)
The Cloverleaf High School Drama Club will present “The Curious Savage” by John Patrick 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 and 9 at the Cloverleaf Elementary School stage in Westfield Township.
A matinee performance featuring the understudies is 2:30 p.m. Nov. 9.
Tickets will be sold at the door starting one hour before each show. Adult tickets are …Read More
ELYRIA — The Columbia Station man who caused the fatal crash last year that claimed the life of Curtis Porter III, of Liverpool Township, has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and drunken driving charges.
The plea agreement Kevin Runyon, 25, reached with prosecutors calls for him to receive a four-year prison sentence later this year. …Read More