February 9, 2016


No ticket to see Kasich’s speech? Come to a watch party at Medina High

Watch party parking for Gov. John Kasich’s State of the State address at the Medina Performing Arts Center will be available at Claggett Middle School, Sidney Fenn Elementary School and the Kindergarten Center. (MAP PROVIDED)

Folks who want to see Gov. John Kasich deliver his State of the State address in Medina next month but can’t get tickets still will be able to participate in the event. Mayor Dennis Hanwell has invited residents to come together Feb. 24 at the Medina High School gymnasium — just a couple hundred feet Read More…

Wadsworth getting replacement ‘Boy with Boot’ statue


A piece of hometown history will be back in time for Wadsworth’s Bicentennial and Memorial Day celebrations. The statue known as “The Boy with the Boot” that was melted down during World War II to provide metal for the war effort will be returned to downtown Wadsworth with the help of the city of Sandusky. Read More…

Florence “Flo” Spring

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Florence “Flo” Spring, 83, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Hospice of Medina County. She was born January 24, 1931 in Delphos, Ohio to the late Russel and Doris Schroeder. She was known for he love of reading, her cats, and baking for her husband. Her sweet and kind Read More…

Loretta “Cricket” Jean McCrory

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Loretta “Cricket” Jean McCrory (nee Scaggs), 77, of Valley City, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014. She was the daughter of Arfano and Velva Mae (nee Conley) Scaggs. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to many who loved spending time with her family. She loved camping, country music and dancing. Read More…

Clifford Brine


Clifford Brine, 86, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 in Medina. He was born September 28, 1927 in Cleveland, to the late James and Mary (Kraus) Brine. Clifford was a truck driver and proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his caregiver and niece, Dee (Tim) Hamilton; and many Read More…

Judith A. “Judy” Rich

Judith A. “Judy” Rich, 71, of Florida, formerly of Elwood, Indiana, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013, at Promise Hospital at the Villages, Florida. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, Ohio.

Frank P. Morgenthaler


Frank P. Morgenthaler, 86, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014. He was the beloved husband for 61 years to Elisabeth (nee Huik) Morgenthaler; loving father to Theresia (James) Dunlay and Karl (Anna) Morgenthaler; cherished grandfather to Kristina (Kevin) Miller, Carmen (Jon) Gordon, Audrey (Brandon) Wren, Victoria (Rich) Dibler and Katherine (Roy) Napoli; and dear great Read More…

Margery Sowa

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Margery Sowa (nee Skotak), 71, left this world for the next Sunday, January 26, 2014, after a courageous and tenacious battle with cancer. She was the adored wife of 50 years to Bob, and the beloved mother of Bob, Stacey Braun (Matt) and Sue Walton (Dave). In her final days, she was surrounded by her Read More…

Richard “Dick” Eaken

Richard “Dick” Eaken, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in Medina. Family will receive friends Sunday, February 2, 2014 from 1 to 6 P.M. at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Services will be held Monday, February 3, 2014 at 11 A.M. in the funeral home. A complete obituary will Read More…

Joseph Lee Bruner


Joseph Lee Bruner, 62, passed away suddenly, Thursday, January 2, 2014. Joe was born May 19, 1951 at the Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He served two years in the United States Army as a medic, one of the years overseas in Vietman. Joe is survived by his mother, Nancy (Lyle) Alleman of Read More…