July 24, 2014

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U.S. Rep. Renacci: Obamacare, corporate taxes have halted business, job growth

Jim Renacci

MEDINA — U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, discussed health care, job growth and tax reform during a Monday visit to the Medina Gazette. Renacci said Affordable Care Act reforms have halted business growth nationwide, especially provisions that require companies with more than 50 employees to offer health care coverage. That provision, he said, discourages companies Read More…

Job growth stunted in Cleveland metro area

Note: Job counts are from December of each year and not seasonally adjusted. Source: Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

The five-county Greater Cleveland area saw a dramatic decline in job growth last year, lagging all but one of the state’s 12 other metro areas. The new report, released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, found the Cleveland Metropolitan Statistical Area — Cuyahoga, Medina, Lorain, Lake and Geauga counties — had 1,031,300 Read More…

Margaret A. Melillo

Margaret A. Melillo, 65, resident of Medina, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Medina Hospital, Cleveland Clinic. She was born January 6, 1949 to Robert Unwin and Margaret (nee Martin) in Twechar, Scotland. She was retired as an Inspector with the Alcoa Company. Margaret leaves behind her mother; daughters, Christina and Diana; brother, Albert Read More…

Margaret H. Klinect

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Margaret H. Klinect, 81, of Valley City passed unto her heavenly home Sunday, March 9, 2014. Marge was born August 29, 1932, in Medina, to the late Henry and Rosina (nee Muntz) Orth. She was a lifelong resident of Medina County. Marge was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Valley City, where she had Read More…

David Byers

David Byers, 67, of Lodi, died unexpectedly Friday, March 7, 2014. He was born July 4, 1946 to Raymond and Lena (Buchanan) Byers. He graduated from Cloverleaf High School in 1964 and soon thereafter joined the U.S. Air Force in service to his country. He spent a year in Vietnam and was honorably discharged in Read More…

Thomas J. Szuhy

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Thomas J. Szuhy, 73, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully Friday, March 7, 2014. He was born September 7, 1940 to the late John and Clara (nee Jursco) Szuhy in Cleveland. Thomas worked as a butcher for 44 years, for Fisher-Fazio’s and Giant Eagle, including years as a supervisor and in management. He was a charter Read More…

Ralph E. Stanley

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Ralph E. Stanley, 77, of Burbank, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014. Ralph served in the United States Army. He married Vera (nee Siedel) on November 15, 1980. Ralph was proud to serve as Sgt. with the Medina County Sheriff Post for 47 years. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Read More…

Geraldine Marie (Barnett) Harris

Gerry was born in Wadsworth, where she spent the vast majority of her life. She graduated from Wadsworth High School in 1939, where she met (and later married) her high school sweetheart, Charles (Chuck) Harris. The couple were married in Biloxi, Mississippi, where he was in training for his military service in World War II. Read More…