October 24, 2014

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Wadsworth teen uses Jedi word trick to nab top rank at state tournament

A short time ago in a city 
not-too-far away... Wadsworth student Dimitri Georgiadis became the state’s top funny man after he won the state speech and debate tournament for comedy. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Wadsworth student Dimitri Georgiadis claimed the top title in the Humorous Interpretation category last weekend at Wooster High School, receiving top marks from 14 of 20 judges over seven rounds of competition. “I don’t think anyone in the district or team thought he’d be the champion, but he’s believed in himself and I’ve believed in Read More…

Nadine E. Tipton

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Nadine E. Tipton, 86, of Lodi, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware, Ohio. She was born February 7, 1928, in Weston, West Virginia, to Emmett and Erma (Wyant) Taylor. She grew up there and graduated from Weston High School. She married Henry Tipton on January 16, 1945 in Morgantown, Read More…

Robert B. Haney

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Robert B. Haney, 80, of Brunswick, went into eternal rest to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 2, 2014. He was born April 30, 1933 in Michigan City, Indiana. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran during the Korean War, as part of the Elite Strategic Air Command, attended Fenn College, worked as a Read More…

Marilyn Jean Aker

Marilyn Jean Aker, 86, of Homerville, died Monday, March 3, 2014, of natural causes. She was born June 28, 1927 in Ashland County, to the late Orrville and Wanda (Fridline) Swope. Marilyn was a lifelong resident of the Homerville area. Marilyn attended and graduated from Sullivan High School in 1945 and was active with their Read More…

Audrey L. Saylor

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Audrey L. Saylor (nee Leighty), 78, of Litchfield, passed away suddenly Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Medina Hospital. She was born February 29, 1936, in Juanita, Pennsylvania. Audrey was an active member of Litchfield Assembly of God Church and former board member of the church. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, games, reading the Bible, church activities, Read More…

Clara Kabat

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Clara Kabat (nee Zsarnay), 90, a long time Brunswick resident, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 1, 2014. She was born October 22, 1923, in Cleveland, to the late Bela and Rose (nee Fecser) Zsarnay. She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1941, worked at Geo. Worthington Co. in Cleveland, and was a parishioner at St. Read More…

James Walter Brooker

James Walter Brooker, 86, of Medina, passed away peacefully Wednesday February 26, 2014. He was born March 14, 1927, to the late James and Hilda Brooker in Berea. Jim’s lifetime work was in construction and building as a bricklayer. He will be remembered for his love of fishing, golf, crossword puzzles and gardening. He was Read More…

Lucille E. Schoolcraft

Lucille E. Schoolcraft, 91, a longtime resident of Chippewa Lake, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014. Lucille was born February 13, 1923 in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, to the late Aaron and Mary Ann (Valentine) Cole. She was a homemaker and formerly worked for the A.I. Root Company. Lucille was a longtime member of Triangle Read More…