January 26, 2015

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City to demolish buildings beyond repair on E. Smith


Medina plans to demolish most of the buildings at the former James Lumber yard at 342 E. Smith Road. City Service Director Nino Piccoli said that of the nine buildings on the property, six need to come down. One was badly damaged by a fire and five others are deteriorated beyond repair. “Six of them Read More…

Granger Township wins Fairlawn firm for business district

A Fairlawn company is poised to become the first resident of the Granger Township Community Reinvestment Area business district along state Route 18. S&V Industries has purchased land in the reinvestment zone and plans to relocate its corporate headquarters and 39 workers, Medina County Economic Development Director Bethany Dentler told county commissioners on Tuesday. The Read More…

Alice Mae Toth

Alice Mae Toth, 84, ended her life journey on Saturday, March 22, 2014. She was born July 12, 1929 in Mishawaka, Indiana, to Charles and Clara Baldwin. She married Louis Toth, raised her family and lived much of her life in Livonia, Michigan. She spent her last nine months in Medina. She is survived by Read More…

Charles “Chuck” Kubitz


Charles “Chuck” Kubitz passed away last fall November 17, 2013, after a brief illness. He was born March 23, 1932. His entire family surrounded him during his final weeks. His wife, Carrie and he have lived on Hilton Head Island for the past 15 years. They lived in Medina for 20 years, and later in Read More…

Amerigo “Curly” Storace


Amerigo “Curly” Storace, 101, of Strongsville, peacefully passed away, in the presence of precious loved ones, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Western Reserve Masonic Community in Medina. He was the beloved husband of 73 years, to the late Julia; the devoted father of Jayne Thompson (Gary); doting and cherished grandfather of Todd Thompson (Olga), Read More…

Dwight U. Simpson


Dwight U. Simpson, 58, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Dwight honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. Dwight is survived by his wife, Brenda (Isenhart); son, Steven Bonsell; and daughter, Ashley (Gregory Rice) Simpson; sister, Barbra (Bishop Nelson) Lewis; step-daughter, Amanda Coffee; grandchildren, Stevie, Jr., Darius, Sierra, Marcus, Braylon, Savannah, and Sebastien; uncles, Read More…