December 20, 2014

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Dogtags go from French farmland to Texan hands

A set of American World War II dog tags found in France was returned to the family of their owner Monday, thanks to the efforts of a third-grader. Lenny Aydemir, 8, presented the dog tags that once belonged to veteran Jack B. Robbins to his great-granddaughter, Destany, 26, of Amarillo, Texas, and her family during Read More…

Property in Brunswick may be rezoned so it’s easier to sell

BRUNSWICK — City Council members are considering a zoning change for nearly five acres along Pearl Road. At a meeting Monday night, members heard the first reading of an ordinance that would rezone 4.9 acres at 1710 Pearl Road to general commercial use. The property now is a medium-density residential district. The land is part Read More…

Pump gas, see students’ artwork

Medina County Auditor Michael E. Kovack is calling for entries for the 2014 Seal Design Contest. Students in any of the county’s high schools are eligible to enter the annual competition to come up with a design for the state-mandated seals that are posted on every scale, gas pump and commercial measuring device in the Read More…

Transportation Department show signs of successful effort

The Ohio Department of Transportation installed new traffic signs at Ryan Road and state Route 162 — an intersection called dangerous by Lafayette Township officials. The new yellow signs on Ryan Road remind drivers that “cross traffic does not stop” on the state highway. “ODOT deserves some recognition for listening to the concerns we have Read More…

Subpoena for clerk documents rejected

CLEVELAND — A federal judge rejected subpoenas requested by a former Medina County chief deputy clerk in her suit against Clerk of Courts David Wadsworth. Julie Kauffman wanted subpoenas issued to county Prosecutor Dean Holman and county sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Kevin Ross to acquire documents concerning the investigation into allegations that Wadsworth used his office Read More…

Buses to shuttle Candlelight Walkers

Sponsors of Medina’s signature Candlelight Walk think they’ve come up with a solution to clogged parking lots and congested downtown streets during the 22nd annual event Nov. 23. Two shuttle buses will make continuous trips 4 to 9 p.m. from the northwest side parking lot of Medina High School, 777 E. Union St., to the Read More…

John S. Williams

John S. Williams, 68, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2013. John was born July 1, 1945 in Cleveland, to the late Harold L. and Mary E. (Streett) Williams. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology after serving his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Read More…

Donald E. Hosey

Donald E. Hosey, 58, resident of Medina, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013, at his home with his family near. He was born in Medina, September 1, 1955, to Albert and Pauline (nee Ware) Hosey. Donald married Ruth (nee Crigger) on August 3, 1977. He was a dedicated employee of the Ford Motor Company for Read More…