July 28, 2014

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Ohio bill aims to reduce prescription drug fraud

MEDINA — Investigating fraudulent drug prescriptions is tedious work, but a proposal under consideration in the Ohio Legislature aims to speed the process. “I have to spend hours trying to figure out who picked up those prescriptions,” said J. Tadd Davis, an investigator with the Medina County Drug Task Force. “I might get a picture Read More…

Cities going light on salt as shortages hit across state

Road crews in Medina County’s largest city will be using salt sparingly over the next few weeks in an effort to help saltless communities in Cuyahoga County. The Ohio Department of Transportation reported that most of Ohio is experiencing salt shortages. As a result, Brunswick Service Director Pat McNamara said the city will ration its Read More…

Mary B. Cowling

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Mary B. Cowling (nee Zirke), 57, resident of Montville Township, Medina, went peacefully with the Lord Monday, February 10, 2014, with her family by her side, after a year-long battle with cancer. She was born May 4, 1956, to Carl and Elizabeth Jean (nee McNamara) in Willowick. Mary and Thomas were married on July 13, Read More…

Rita Brooks

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Born in Valley City, Rita (Sailer) Brooks was the eldest of six children born to John and Ellen Sailer. She attended schools in Medina, and graduated from high school in 1938. During World War II, she was employed by Goodyear Aircraft as a riveter in the cramped fuselage of fighter planes. After World War II, Read More…

Gail E. Ball

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Gail E. Ball (nee Snyder), 79, of Hinckley, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2014. She was the daughter of Neil and Dorothy (nee Elwood) Snyder. She was born on May 8, 1934 in Cleveland. Gail was very active in the community; she was a volunteer at the Red Cross, Brunswick Food Pantry and Bennett’s Corner’s Read More…

Scott E. Hinerman

Scott E. Hinerman, 47, of West Salem, died Saturday, February 8, 2014 from a tragic accident. Scott was born October 19, 1966 in Medina, the son of Jack and Joan (Holtz) Hinerman. He graduated from Cameron High School in 1985 from Cameron, West Virginia. He was a union plumber and pipefitter. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, Read More…

Eva E. Foy

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Eva E. Foy (nee Ketterman), 79, passed away Friday, February 7, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Edwin G. Loving; mother of Elaine (deceased), E. Craig (Linda), Susan Bragg and Kevin; cherished grandmother of Kenneth, Michelle, Jacob, Emily, Michael and Craig; great grandmother of many; dear sister of Retta Mugnano, Dorothy Tongue, Read More…