October 30, 2014

Medina
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Wadsworth eyes consolidated economic development plan

Wadsworth officials are looking to tie their various economic development efforts into a single citywide blueprint this year and hope to have a plan targeting downtown by 2015. “We’ve been kicking around the idea for a while, but we haven’t had the time to devote to it,” said Harry Stark, city assistant service director. The Read More…

Research to test plasma’s impact

Trauma victims flown in MetroHealth’s Life Flight helicopters will receive plasma while in flight to the hospital as part of a national research program. PHOTO PROVIDED

Medina County victims of roadway crashes and others critically injured who are flown to Cleveland MetroHealth will participate in a national research trial to determine if blood plasma given to trauma patients sooner can save more lives. Plasma is commonly given to trauma patients at emergency rooms to help with blood clotting and prevent hemorrhaging, Read More…

Cyber attacks target Wadsworth

WADSWORTH — About 3,500 residents had phone and Internet service interruptions Tuesday after local provider CityLink’s system sustained a cyber attack. CityLink is the community-based Internet, cable and telephone service provider for the city. City Service Director Chris Easton said the cyber-attack known as a “brute-force denial of service attack” overloaded the network with communication Read More…

Sidney L. Shivak

Sidney L. Shivak, 86, of Penfield Township, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medial Center. Arrangements will be announced by Parker & Son Funeral Home in Spencer.

John D. Douglass, Sr.

OBIT FLAG

John D. Douglass, Sr., 92, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014, in Medina. John was born May 6, 1921 in Gallatin, Tennessee, to the late George and Sadie (Stilz) Douglass. John proudly served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army Air Corps and continued his service as a reservist in the U.S. Air Force. Read More…