September 30, 2014

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Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday

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Members of St. Ambrose Catholic Church joined many Christians worldwide Sunday to celebrate Palm Sunday and start the Holy Week leading to Easter Sunday. Palm Sunday is observed by Roman Catholics as a feast day. It’s celebrated in most Christian churches as a celebration of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem where he was welcomed by worshipers Read More…

Medina County’s bagging limit reduced for deer season

Medina is one of 44 Ohio counties that will see reduced bag limits on deer next hunting season. The Ohio Wildlife Council approved new white-tailed deer hunting regulations on Wednesday, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The new regulations lower deer bag limits in half of Ohio’s 88 counties, keep it the same Read More…

Amil F. Hellmers

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Amil F. Hellmers, 84, of Medina, passed away, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Amil was born July 5, 1929, in Johnson City, New York, to the late Emil and Helena Hellmers. He lived in New York until 1971, when he moved to Medina. Amil worked as a production superintendent for Boise Cascade Read More…

Dorothy M. Fletcher

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Dorothy M. Fletcher, 91, of Litchfield, passed onto her heavenly home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Dorothy was born March 2, 1923 in Cleveland, to the late William and Mae Gannet. She has resided in Litchfield since 1945 in the same house Dorothy and her late husband Robert built themselves. Read More…

Pamela Cummings

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Pamela Cummings, 53, of Brunswick, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014. She was born on August 27, 1960 in Cleveland, to Robert and Marie (nee Roberts) Brooks. Pamela loved to cook, read, and go shopping. She enjoyed listening to various rock and roll musicians including Michael Jackson and Billy Joel. She especially found joy Read More…

Ruth deAlva Ritterspach

Ruth deAlva Ritterspach, 89, of Upper Sandusky and formerly of Nevada, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 11, 2014 at her home in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, surrounded by the love of her family at her bedside. She was born on December 7, 1924 in Vidalia, Georgia to Albert and Estelle (Collins) Saffold. She graduated Read More…

Shirley Shuster

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Shirley Shuster, 74, of Brunswick passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 12, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 8, 1939 in to the late Bruce and Imogene (nee Scott) Hawks. Shirley served on the volunteer Brunswick City Fire Department. She will be dearly missed by her beloved husband Bruce of 40 Read More…

Ronald P. Bruene

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Ronald P. Bruene, 75, of Granger Township passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Medina Hospital after a lengthy illness. He worked for many years at the Paul Stradtman Construction Company and retired from Medina Transit. Paul was proud to be a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by Read More…

Bees’ distance medley impresses at Medina Relays

MEDINA — The members of Medina’s distance medley knew they had a strong group, but their win Saturday afternoon was a surprise even to them. It wasn’t the fact Jessica Wolf, Kimmy Vidika, Sarah Pack and Maria Scavuzzo won at the 27th edition of the Medina Relays, it was the margin of victory. “It was Read More…

Baseball: Hornets can’t get going at Progressive Field

Highland shortstop Clay Sposit throws to first base during the third inning of the Hornets game against Elyria Catholic at Progressive Field. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

CLEVELAND — The corner of Carnegie and Ontario has been a field of dreams for Highland’s baseball team over the years. On Sunday, Progressive Field turned into a place the Hornets would just as soon forget. While the memories of playing in the Cleveland Indians home park will last, the fact Highland lost for the Read More…