August 22, 2014

Medina
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Tribe: Francona gets honor, edges out Boston’s Farrell

CLEVELAND — In his debut season, Terry Francona reversed the fortune of the Indians and changed the losing culture of baseball in Cleveland. For that he was rewarded with his first career manager of the year award Tuesday. Francona, whose Indians matched the franchise record for year-to-year improvement (92 wins from 68 in 2012) and Read More…

Medina police log for Nov. 13

Medina police Tuesday, Nov. 5 10:11 p.m. — 300 block W. Union St., television, Xbox, PlayStation 3 and a karaoke machine reported stolen from an apartment. Wednesday, Nov. 6 6:15 p.m. — 200 block Abbeyville Road, car hood reported spray-painted overnight. Thursday, Nov. 7 9:16 a.m. — 800 block Nottingham Court, television reported taken from Read More…

County courthouse restoration delayed

MEDINA — Work on the Medina County Courthouse’s clock tower restoration project will be delayed at least two weeks. The construction contract called for a completion date of Nov. 26, but the project will not be finished until the middle of December, county officials said. “There’s just so much detail work to this project,” county Read More…

PHOTOS: This year’s first snowfall is quite the sight

Couple arrested in string of burglaries

GRANGER TWP. — Medina County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Grafton couple Saturday in connection with a string of burglaries that struck Liverpool Township, beginning in April. Deputies arrested Jerimiah N. Covey, 35, and Shannon R. Covey, 29, after their vehicle was identified as the one spotted near the scene of an attempted burglary on Stony Read More…

City mourns longtime public servant

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick community is mourning the loss of former Brunswick mayor and councilman Dale Strasser. Strasser, who served as mayor from 2003 to 2009 and served seven terms as a Brunswick Council member before his administrative service to the city, died early Tuesday morning following a battle with brain cancer. He was 65. Read More…

Help sought for typhoon victims

Ron Falconi

Brunswick councilman and Mayor-elect Ron Falconi was heartbroken by the images he saw this weekend from the Philippines in the aftermath of a deadly typhoon. On Monday, he and other Filipino Americans got together to find a way to help. Falconi’s family is from Luzon, the northern-most portion of the island nation, and the devastating Read More…

Timothy C. Riffel

Timothy C. Riffel, 53, of Seville, passed away suddenly at home, Friday, November 8, 2013. He was born January 28, 1960, in Medina. He was a lifelong resident of Medina County and was self employed. He is survived by his mother, Genevieve Riffel of Medina; sons, Nick Riffel, Neil Cart, both of Medina; sisters, Liz Read More…

Dennis L. Duecker

Dennis L. Duecker, 70, began his eternal life with the Lord Monday, November 11, 2013. Raised in Chippewa Lake, he resided in Southern California for most of his adult life. He returned home to Medina in 1994. Dennis retired from AT&T Directory in 2007 after a life-long career in sales and advertising, where he met Read More…

Harland “Jim” Hartman

Harland “Jim” Hartman, 79, of Brunswick, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013. He was born September 24, 1934, to the late Harland and Mary (nee Wazevich) Hartman in Cleveland. Jim was a member of Teamsters Local 407. He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife, Mary Rose of 53 years; loving daughter, Lisa Hartman; Read More…