October 20, 2014

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Man, 80, is guilty of raping child 20 years ago

MEDINA — An 80-year-old Medina Township man pleaded guilty to child molestation charges involving abuse that occurred two decades ago. Robert D. Law, of 4898 Century Oak Circle, was convicted Nov. 27 of rape and gross sexual imposition, first- and third-degree felonies. In exchange for his plea, charges of aggravated rape, rape and complicity to Read More…

Brunswick woman gets counterfeit surprise

When Nancy Walentik went to a Discount Drug Mart in Strongsville to fill a prescription, a cashier told her one of her $20 bills was counterfeit. The Brunswick resident was more than surprised because she got the bogus bill from her bank earlier that day. “It irritates me to think that someplace you have faith Read More…

Black River coach gone after two games

The Black River boys basketball team’s 45-game losing streak has notched another record. First-year coach Barry Balderson was forced to resign late Tuesday night following an 80-42 loss to Chippewa. He is the only boys basketball coach in Medina County history to be replaced midseason. “It’s about parents and playing time,” Balderson said without naming Read More…

Rosemary Carolyn Stevenson

Rosemary Carolyn Stevenson, 75, passed away in Redlands, California on Thursday, November 21, 2013. She was born June 28, 1938 in Cleveland. She worked for P&R Paper in Redlands for 25 years, was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Redlands and volunteered her time and talents to her church, community and many other Read More…

Peggy Lee Ransom

Peggy Lee Ransom, 64, of Akron, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013. She was born in Sweetwater, Tennessee, on June 26, 1949. Peggy moved to Cleveland at the age of eight with her parents and two sisters. She has lived in Akron for many years. Peggy had worked as a receptionist at Family Foot Care. Read More…

Betty Jane Tiderman

Betty Jane Tiderman, 93, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 in Medina. She was born in Cleveland on September 19, 1920, to the late Charles E. and Susan M. (Kohn) Sterye. Betty worked for many years as a medical technician at the Huron Road Hospital. She adored her cats and was a member Read More…

Billy Ray Conley

Billy Ray Conley, 80, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 13, 1933 in Pikeville, Kentucky, to Walter and Ruby Ratliff Conley. He resided in the Spencer area for the past 44 years. Mr. Conley was retired from Diebold Corp., where he Read More…

Don Fuller

Don Fuller of Medina passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 in Cleveland, after a long battle with Myelofibrosis, a bone marrow disease, he was 76. Born in Springfield, Ohio and raised in North Hampton, Ohio, he was the eldest son of Martha and Estol Fuller. A graduate of Northwestern High School, Don received both a Read More…

June E. Miller Reed

June E. Miller Reed died of illness Thursday, November 21, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the home of her youngest son. Born June 3, 1924, in Medina, she was 89. June was the youngest of her immediate family and the last Miller girl to pass, outliving her older brother, Glenn, and older sisters, Louise, Leenore, Read More…