October 25, 2014

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Thieves hotwire rig, steal tires in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Police are searching for information on how thieves entered a truck repair center and left with a tractor-trailer and $23,700 worth of tires. According to a police report, the theft was discovered at about 5:45 a.m. Friday when an employee at Wingfoot, a commercial tire and truck service and repair business in the Read More…

PHOTO: Imminent snowfall makes leaf pick-up urgent

Medina School Board moves to replace Vlcek

The Medina school board is moving quickly to find a new board member to replace Susan Vlcek, who announced she would resign next month. The board announced at Monday’s work session that applications for the vacancy would be available Friday. According to Ohio law, the board can choose a replacement for Vlcek no earlier than Read More…

Otis Gene Austin, M.D.

Otis Gene Austin, M.D., died Thursday, November 14, 2013, at the age of 96, after a long life of serving his community. He was born in Marlboro, Ohio, in Stark County, September 12, 1917, to Mary Frances Walker Austin and John Sherwood Austin. He received his Bachelor of Science degree at Mount Union College and Read More…

Clayton Kramer

Clayton Kramer, 79, of Wadsworth, passed away suddenly Friday, November 29, 2013. Clayton was born August 3, 1934, to John and Eva Kramer in Wadsworth. He was proud to have been a Wadsworth resident his entire life, graduating from Wadsworth High School in 1952, and marrying his high school sweetheart, Freda in 1955. Clayton was Read More…

Charles “Charlie” Mitchell

Charles “Charlie” Mitchell, formerly of Sharon Center in the 1970s and Green, Ohio in the late 1990s, passed away Friday, November 15, 2013 at the age of 75. He was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1938. Charlie served in the U.S. Air Force until the early 1960s. He began his long sales career with a Read More…

Audrey Ann Howard

Audrey Ann Howard, 78, of Medina, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Missouri, surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife to the late Douglas E. Howard for 49 years; and the daughter of the late Emil Edward Devine and Arline Constance Devine of Lakewood. She was an Read More…

Catherine “Cathy” J. Oakes

Catherine “Cathy” J. Oakes (nee Saladino), 48, of Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, formerly of Medina, passed away suddenly Saturday, November 16, 2013. Cathy was a graduate of Medina High School with the class of 1983, Penn State University and Widener University of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was Sr. VP of Operations for the Society of Cable Telecommunications Read More…

Norman G. Gilsdorf

Norman G. Gilsdorf, 84, of Oldsmar, Florida, died Thursday, November 28, 2013. Norman was raised in Medina and was a graduate of Medina High School and The Ohio State University. He worked 40 years for Chevrolet Motor Division of GM in various positions. He is survived by his wife, Claire; children, Norm, James, Dennis, Steve, Read More…