November 24, 2014

Medina
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Man gets two years in prison for firearm theft

MEDINA — A Tallmadge man was sentenced to two years in prison after being convicted of stealing a revolver. Jonathan A. Courtney, 35, pleaded guilty last month to firearm theft, a third-degree felony punishable by up to three years in prison. The charge included a gun specification for committing the crime while armed, which boosted Read More…

Wadsworth police: Drunken driver, balloons disrupt electricity

WADSWORTH — A crash caused by a suspected drunken driver left part of the city without power for nearly 90 minutes Wednesday night. Police said a vehicle driven by Paulette R. Wolf, 47, 192½ West St., struck a utility pole in the 300 block of State Street at about 7:10 p.m. City Service Director Chris Read More…

Cloverleaf Marching Band to compete in Brunswick

Cloverleaf High School invites residents to help send students to the state marching band competition Saturday in Brunswick. The Cloverleaf Marching Band has qualified for the state finals for 32 years in a row. This year’s show is based on the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” and opens with an electric violin solo by senior Read More…

Driver faces prison for police chase

MEDINA — A 40-year-old man who led police on a chase through Wadsworth in August pleaded no contest to felony charges Thursday. David R. Jimison Jr., of 395 Broad St., Apt. A, Wadsworth, was charged with failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony. He also pleaded no Read More…

Cups Cafe brews a new start

The uncertainty is over for the nonprofit Cups Cafe. The Christian cafe, which provides free coffee and meals to all, with focus on helping at-risk teens, will remain at 126 N. Court St. The cafe faced a period of uncertainty in the summer when executive director Tim Van Arsdale lost a bid to buy the Read More…

William Albert Confer

William Albert Confer, 89, resident of Medina for 37 years, passed away at his home with his loving wife by his side Wednesday, November 6, 2013. He was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania on June 25, 1924, to William and Charlotte (nee McDade) Confer. William and Claudette (nee Brown) were married October 31, 1968 celebrating Read More…

Dennis B. Dunkle

Dennis B. Dunkle, 61, of Litchfield, passed away while doing what he loved Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Dennis was born February 4, 1952 in Berea, to Warren and Catherine Dunkle. He resided in Medina County all his life. Dennis was a 1971 graduate of Buckeye High School. He enjoyed music, especially playing his guitar and Read More…

Wadsworth police log for Nov. 8

Wadsworth police Friday, Nov. 1 10:15 a.m. — 200 block First St., stalking reported. 12:25 p.m. — 300 block Broad St., theft reported. Saturday, Nov. 2 1:19 p.m. — High and Baldwin streets, Tony A. Hartman, 294 High St., Apt. A, Wadsworth, charged with operating a vehicle impaired. 2:03 p.m. — 1119 Williams Reserve Blvd., Read More…

Brunswick Schools to weigh cost of levy’s failure

Financial decisions await the Brunswick school board in light of Tuesday’s defeat of a 4.9-mill levy, the expiration of a 5.5-mill operating levy in 2014, and a looming deficit at the end of the 2013-14 school year. Voters turned down Tuesday’s operating levy request by 3 percentage points — 253 votes — according to unofficial Read More…

Daniel L. Cole

Daniel L. Cole, 47, of Wadsworth, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at Hospice of Medina. He was born in Oberlin, son of Fred and Velma (McKenney) Cole. Daniel was an avid runner and enjoyed computer technology and reading the Bible. His greatest love was being with his family and grandchildren. He was a member Read More…