July 25, 2014

Medina
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Nettie Jayne Stepp

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Nettie Jayne Stepp (Edwards) was born in Oppy, Kentucky to the late Rosa Johnson Stepp and Grover “Cleve” Stepp on July 1, 1931. She spent the last three years in Cabot to be near family while going through health issues. She was raised in Delbarton, West Virginia and graduated from Williamson, West Virginia. She moved Read More…

Freeda L. Daley

Freeda L. Daley, 89, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Medina. She was born October 22, 1924 in Mt. Gilead to the late Fred Jacob and Hazel Loree (Chilcote) Brown. Freeda formerly worked at Medina Hospital and was a homemaker. She was a member of York United Methodist Church and the Medina Campers Association. Read More…

Clifton E. Oskins

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Clifton E. Oskins, 65, of Valley City, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Cliff was born December 13, 1948 in Rossmore, West Virginia. Cliff served his country during the Vietnam Conflict in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the Air National Guard after 20 years. He retired as a fabricator from NASA Glenn Research Read More…

Dorothy Ann Journell

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Dorothy Ann Journell, 69, of Doylestown, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014. She was born July 2, 1945 in Cleveland, to Herman and Dorothy (nee Pilarchek) Tessman. Dorothy and Danny A. Journell were married 48 years. She was employed as a bus driver for Medina, North Olmsted, Cleveland and St. John Nottingham School Districts. Dorothy Read More…

Francis Edward Norton

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Francis Edward Norton, 76, of Lodi, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Akron General Medical Center, fortified by the sacraments of the Holy Mother Church. He was born in Cleveland on August 21, 1937, to Charles J. and Ellen Elizabeth (McKeon) Norton and had resided in the Lodi area for 31 years. He was a Read More…

This week’s Medina County police log (updated three times weekly)

Note: This page is updated every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Lodi police Tuesday, July 15 2:35 p.m. — Medina Street, resident reported her mail was being stolen from her mailbox. Police said the postmaster said the woman had been receiving mail at her home regularly. Monday, July 21 11:30 a.m. — Woman reported her 17-year-old Read More…

Medina council wins bid, buys Masonic Temple at auction for $258,500

Medina officials won the Masonic Temple, 120 N. Elmwood Ave., at auction Thursday with a bid of $235,000. The bidding started at $45,000 for the historic building. Along with a 10 percent broker’s fee, the total cost is $258,500 — $8,500 more than what the city had offered to buy the building last fall before Read More…

AP source: Josh Gordon to meet with NFL Aug. 1

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NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will have a hearing with NFL officials in New York on Aug. 1. Gordon was arrested this month on charges of driving while intoxicated after speeding down a street in Raleigh, North Carolina. Read More…

Medina police seek suspect in connection with Union Square robbery

MEDINA — Police are searching for a Cleveland man wanted in connection with a robbery at the Union Square apartments. Antwan R. Gideon, 33, is charged with robbery, a second-degree felony, stemming from an altercation at the apartment complex on June 29. Police say a person was assaulted during the altercation and the victim’s cellphone Read More…

Township firefighter extradited from Texas in teen sex case

MEDINA — A 22-year-old township firefighter is set for arraignment this morning on charges he had sex with a 15-year-old Medina County teenager in January. James Kuruc, of the 2900 block of Parnham Drive in Montville Township, is charged with two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, fourth-degree felonies punishable by up to Read More…