September 22, 2014

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Remsen Road bridge to close for repairs

The bridge on Remsen Road over Interstate 71 in Medina Township will close Monday for a rehabilitation project expected to last until mid-September. A news release from the Oho Department of Transportation said the $1 million project is part of a larger schedule of systematic bridge repairs along the I-71 corridor. These bridges are the Read More…

Accused Highland school trespasser pleads insanity

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MEDINA — Medina Municipal Judge Dale Chase has ordered a mental health evaluation for a 24-year-old man who was charged with trespassing last month at Highland High School. Justin M. Dixon, formerly of Canterbury Lane, was released from jail last week after entering a “not guilty by reason of insanity” plea to misdemeanor charges earlier Read More…

Owner sues over euthanized cats, neighbor countersues over medical expenses

MEDINA — A former Medina resident filed a lawsuit asking for more than $25,000 in damages from a neighbor she said refused to return about 20 cats after being asked to watch them. But the neighbor, in her counterclaim, told the court she couldn’t return the cats because she took them to an animal shelter 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…

Philip D. Regal, Sr.

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Philip D. Regal, Sr., 77, of Columbus Rd., Mt. Vernon, with a short move to Yankee St., Fredericktown, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014, unexpectedly, at Knox Community Hospital. Two Celebration of Life services will be held; first on Saturday, March 15, 2014, beginning at 11 A.M., at First Church of God in Fredericktown, with Read More…

Carolyn Schuler

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Carolyn Schuler, 63, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014. Carolyn was born August 27, 1950 in Cleveland. She was a manager for ABC Management. Carolyn was an amazing, beautiful woman; she loved her family and grandchildren. She will always be remembered as having a great zest for life. Carolyn was the loving mother of Christina Read More…

William E. “Bill” Steiger

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William E. “Bill” Steiger, 69, of Richfield, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014. He was born May 20, 1944 in Toledo, to Emil and Ruth (Eldred) Steiger. Bill was a regional manager for H&R Block for 30 years in the Cleveland area. He was a longtime member of AMVETS Post #176 in Richfield. He is Read More…

SPCA invites residents to swing sledgehammer at gas chamber once used for cats

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Residents will have a chance to help demolish the gas chamber used to euthanize cats at a special event March 22. Stephanie Moore, executive director of the Medina County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said destruction of the chamber will begin at 1 p.m., and in exchange for a donation, people can Read More…

Police union objects to shift changes

Editor’s note: The printed version of this story in Wednesday’s Gazette contains an editing error in the 11th paragraph. Mayor Dennis Hanwell stressed that the change in the shift schedule recommended by the fact-finder would affect only newly hired police officers. All current officers would continue to work four 10-hour shifts. The mistake was corrected Read More…