November 28, 2014

Medina
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Sidney L. Shivak

Sidney L. Shivak, 86, of Penfield Township, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He was born January 7, 1928 in Lorain to Andrew and Elizabeth Gasper Shivak. He served four years with the U.S. Navy, and was honorably discharged in 1952. Following his military service, Mr. Shivak was employed Read More…

David William “Farmer Dave” Kruggel

David William “Farmer Dave” Kruggel, 76, of Amherst, Virginia, stepped into the arms of Jesus Christ, his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. He was the son of the late Paul W. and Roberta Starr Kruggel of Litchfield. He grew up on Kruggel Farms in Litchfield, Ohio, which he managed for approximately 30 Read More…

Anastasia “Nancy” Dargin

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Anastasia “Nancy” Dargin (nee Duggan) of North Royalton, passed away Monday, February 17, 2014 in Strongsville. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Francis and Anastasia (nee Smith) Duggan on March 14, 1925. She resided in Avon; Newton, Massachusetts; Edgewood, Kentucky and Sarasota, Florida. Nancy was a devoted mother, devout Catholic and avid gardener. She Read More…

Harry Dwight Erhard

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Harry Dwight Erhard, 81, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, February 19, 2014. He was the son of Arthur and Sarah (nee Fleegle). He was born August 9, 1932, in Windber, Pennsylvania. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping, bowling, woodworking, and having breakfast with the guys. He was a loving husband, son, Read More…

Richard T. Golan

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Richard T. Golan, 74, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Richard was the owner of Auburn Cleaners in Old Brooklyn. He was an avid photographer and a longtime usher at St. Ambrose Church in Brunswick. He was the beloved husband of the late Rose (nee Valko); father of Richard (Rita Major), Randall (Denise) and Ryan Read More…

Rosemarie Kinney

Rosemarie Kinney, 53, of Lodi, died Saturday, February 15, 2014, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. She was born December 26, 1960 in Lodi, to Billy and June Bigley Dobbins. She attended Cloverleaf Schools and had been a member of Lodi Community Church. She is survived by her husband, Richard; daughters, Casey and Read More…

Robert L. Stegkemper

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Robert L. Stegkemper, 88, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Bob was born March 3, 1925 in Cleveland, to the late George and Louise (Indermuhle) Stegkemper. He taught German and English in the Parma school system and worked as a musician on weekends, performing in big bands and orchestras. Bob enjoyed Read More…

Unions plan rally before governor’s State of the State address

Local and statewide union leaders plan to gather before Gov. John Kasich’s State of the State address Monday in Medina to deliver what they call “the real state of the state.” The rally is slated for 5 p.m. at the corner of East Union Street and Weymouth Road. The rally is being organized by We Read More…

Sanitation worker discovers, delivers belated birthday gift

Josh Kerns, a Medina sanitation worker, found a $50 bill in a birthday card while on a route last week. He returned the card to the owner. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Lucy Hamer was used to Medina sanitation workers picking up her trash, but was surprised when they knocked on her door last week. They were on a mission: Returning a birthday card they found in her garbage. The card included a $50 bill and well-wishes from her sister-in-law inside an envelope that had been thrown Read More…

Residents advised to check property for storm damage

The Ohio Department of Insurance has some advice for homeowners who sustain weather-related damage. “After several snowstorms and little to no thawing because of the bitter cold, this week’s warmer temperatures bring an increased risk for flooding,” said Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, who also serves as the director of the state’s Insurance Department. While flood Read More…