October 25, 2014

Medina
Mostly sunny
63°F

Wednesday’s snow fun for some, harrowing for others

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Much of Northeast Ohio was slammed with up to 8 inches of snow overnight. That created a harrowing commute Wednesday for people who ventured out early and forced all Medina County schools to close again Wednesday. The Medina County Sheriff’s Office issued a level 2 snow emergency Wednesday and urged residents to stay off the Read More…

Child rapist, 80, gets 14 to 20 years for crimes two decades old

Robert Law

MEDINA — An 80-year-old Medina Township man will spend 14 to 20 years in prison for repeatedly raping a young boy and molesting a young girl two decades ago. Robert D. Law, of 4898 Century Oak Circle, pleaded guilty in December to rape and gross sexual imposition, first- and third-degree felonies. He received the maximum Read More…

Election 2014: Judicial, House races contested (w/ list of candidates)

There will be a handful of primary races on May 6 in Medina County in addition to local issues. Wednesday was the filing deadline for the May primary. In Medina County, there are at least three contested local races — common pleas court and the 69th and 70th state House districts. Brunswick Mayor Gary Werner Read More…

Roger S. Kerns

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Roger S. Kerns, 74, of Valley City, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2014. He was the son of William and Kathryn (nee Clabbey) Kerns. He was born December 18, 1939 in Cleveland. He enjoyed boating, fishing, vintage cars, his Harley and spending time with his friends and family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, Read More…

James L. Longacre

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James L. Longacre, 80, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2014, in Medina. Jim was a lifetime resident of Medina, born November 28, 1933 to Naomi (Ludwig) and Leland Longacre at Akron City Hospital. He graduated from Medina High School in 1951 and the following year attended Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Jim then enrolled at Miami Read More…

Richard “Dick” Kessler

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Richard “Dick” Kessler, 76, of Medina, passed away Monday, February 3, 2014. He was born May 10, 1937, to Arthur and Ada (nee Burrer) Kessler in Cleveland, Ohio. He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife, Kaye M. (nee Boerwinkle); daughters, Dawn (Tim) Mack, Robin (Rick) Kratche, Barb (Bob) Marshall; and son, Rick (Kim) Read More…

Joseph Allen Blynn

Joseph Allen Blynn, 58, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday, February 2, 2014 at his home after a long and courageous battle with complications of post stem-cell transplant for leukemia. He was born in Berea on May 2, 1955, to the late William and Genevieve (Todd) Blynn. He was a Highland Read More…