November 27, 2014

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Brunswick church puts drive-through spin on Lenten ritual

The Rev. Lisa O’Rear-Lassen of St. Patrick Episcopal Church in Brunswick administers ashes to Rebecca Zunt during a “drive-through ashes” event Wednesday afternoon. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

A Brunswick Episcopal priest is exploring a new way to reach busy people at the start of the Lenten season. On Ash Wednesday, the Rev. Lisa O’Rear-Lassen conducted an “Ashes to go” drive-through in front of St. Patrick Episcopal Church on Center Road. The drive-through was open to anyone of any religion. “It’s not a Read More…

Brunswick police log for March 6

Brunswick police Thursday, Feb. 27 1:20 a.m. — 1200 block Pearl Road, Thomas S. Diamond, 34, Cleveland, served with a felony burglary warrant in the parking lot of an adult entertainment club. Friday, Feb. 28 12:09 a.m. — 4300 block Laurel Road, William M. Combs, 47, 1230 Gary Blvd., Brunswick, charged with operating a vehicle Read More…

Brunswick man hurt in Grafton crash

GRAFTON TWP. — A Brunswick man was critically injured in a car crash on state Route 303 just east of Chamberlain Road around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses said Nicholas Black was eastbound in a 2001 GMC Jimmy when he veered right and struck a mailbox, according to a news release from Sgt. Timothy Hoffman, assistant Read More…

Fourth traffic fatality this year as man, 36, dies days after crash

The driver of the Audi A8 involved in a head-on crash Feb. 24 on state Route 57, in Montville Township, died Monday. The death was Medina County’s fourth traffic death this year. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Medina County has recorded its fourth traffic fatality of the year — double the total number of deaths on county roadways all of last year. Dragisa Radulov, 36, of Montville Township, died at 5:31 p.m. Monday at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Radulov seriously was injured in a Feb. 24 crash on state Route 57 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…

Jacqueline A. Cook

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Jacqueline A. Cook (nee DeWitt), 81, formerly of Grand Haven, Michigan, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014. She was the devoted wife of the late Frederick Cook; the loving mother of Denise (George) Uhler and Sandra (Doug) McLaughlin; and proud grandmother of Nick Uhler and Lily, Quinn and Grace McLaughlin. Jacqueline was preceded in death Read More…

Shane Robert VanMeter

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Shane Robert VanMeter, 27, of Cinnamon Lake, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, following a motor vehicle accident in Ashland County. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina on December 30, 1986, to John and Connie (Buchanan) VanMeter. He graduated from Black River High School in 2005 and joined the U.S. Navy a year Read More…

Stephen Cook

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Stephen Cook, 66, of Medina, passed away suddenly Thursday, February 27, 2014. He was born March 13, 1947 to Arthur and Elizabeth (nee Ginn) in Cincinnati. Stephen leaves behind his wife, Kay A. (nee Albrightson); son, Barry (Stephanie) of North Royalton; daughter, Mandy of North Carolina; step daughter, Kimberly Feckley; grandchildren, Brady, Ella Cook and Read More…