October 25, 2014

Medina
Partly cloudy
47°F

Crowd gathers to watch buzzards buzz by

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More than 100 buzzard enthusiasts gathered at Buzzard Roost on Saturday to welcome the annual return of the buzzards. Some come every year, adorned with buzzard regalia. Others were checking out the annual event in the Hinckley Reservation, part of the Cleveland Metroparks, for the first time. It was rookie Terry Doherty, of Brecksville, who Read More…

Betty L. Schneider

Betty L. Schneider, 83, Valley City, went to her heavenly home Friday, March 14, 2014. Betty was born April 15, 1930, in Strongsville, to the late Emil and Cassie Smith. She resided in Valley City since 1951. Betty was an active member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where she was member of the choir Read More…

KADe Alan Chopak

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KADe Alan Chopak, 17, of Medina, was born October 31, 1996 bringing joy to many. He left this world Thursday, March 13, 2014. KADe is survived by his parents, Craig and Shelley Chopak; his beloved dog, Murdock; great grandmothers, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who will miss him always. KADe was always finding ways Read More…

Wendelin R. “Wendy” Frantz

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Wendelin R. “Wendy” Frantz, 84, died at 7:40 A.M., Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Columbia Montour Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville, Pennsylvania, where he was a guest for 12 days. He was in failing health for the past six months. Born April 28, 1929, in Cleveland, he was a son of the late Wendelin Read More…

Gerhart F. Jaklitsch

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Gerhart F. Jaklitsch (aka Gary and Inky), 69, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Medina. He was born in Rann, Austria on August 21, 1944. Gerhart arrived in the United States on October 2, 1951 and moved to Cleveland. He attended Saint Francis and Saint Andrew’s Elementary Schools, graduated from Benedictine High School Read More…

Robert “Bob” Burton Cummings

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Robert “Bob” Burton Cummings, 85, of Medina, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Marymount Hospital. He was born December 1, 1928, in Cleveland, to Arthur Ward and Alice Louise (nee Jenkins) Cummings and married his loving partner in his very full life, Dorothy Louise Cummings (nee McCrae) on February 1, 1975 sharing 39 years Read More…

John David Derhammer, Sr.

John David Derhammer, Sr., 82, of Westfield Township, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Medina Hospital. He was born March 20, 1931 in Lodi to Clare and Irma (Strock) Derhammer. He graduated from Westfield High School and had lived in Hinckley, Rittman and Westfield Twp. He worked in truck sales and also for various Read More…

Shirley Collins

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The love of our lives, Shirley Collins, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Her entire family was by her side. Born September 12, 1937 in Medina, to William T. and Leona Adams. Bill and Shirley have been together for 65 years, marrying on July 6, 1957. They made the move to Naples, Florida in Read More…

How well did Brunswick resident fare on ‘Jeopardy!’

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek and Matt Kish, of Brunswick, pose during a taping of the show in November.  (PHOTO PROVIDED)

The day after Northeast Ohio native Arthur Chu lost during his 12th episode of “Jeopardy!,” another area man won the popular quiz game show. Matt Kish, a Brunswick resident and teacher at North Royalton High School, won $23,201 on the show Thursday night. Kish beat out Diana Peloquin, who ended Chu’s winning streak on Wednesday Read More…

Judge permits use of police investigation in suit against clerk

CLEVELAND — A federal magistrate ruled Friday that an ex-employee of Medina County can use a police investigation in her lawsuit against her former boss, Clerk of Courts David Wadsworth. Judge Donald C. Nugent, of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, ruled in November that the documents were protected because charges against Wadsworth Read More…