December 22, 2014

Medina
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Audene T. Zimmerman

Audene T. Zimmerman, 81, of Medina, passed away Sunday, December 21, 2014. She was born August 4, 1933, in Chippewa Lake, to the late Forest and Alda (Thomas) Carlton. Aundene held many jobs during her lifetime, working at Westfield Company, Medina Hospital, and eventually retiring from Cloverleaf School System as a cafeteria manager. Audene loved Read More…

Mary Jane Bolton

Mary Jane Bolton, 96, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 17, 2014. She was born May 23, 1918 in Medina, to Chester and Bertha Ryan. She is survived by her son, David (Marian) Bolton of Placitas, New Mexico; grandchildren, Kevin Bolton of Placitas and Heather (Brad) Dirickson of Bernalillo, New Mexico; Read More…

Stephen E. Morlock

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Stephen E. Morlock, 71, of Seville, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Steve was born November 8, 1943 in Lodi, to the late Aldis and Dorothy (nee Gunkelman) Morlock. He lived most of his life in Medina County. Steve was a 1962 graduate of Buckeye High School and earned Read More…

York Twp. woman wounded in accidental shooting

A 75-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday after she was wounded by a shotgun fired by her husband. Medina County sheriff’s officials said the shooting, which happened about 10:15 a.m., is being investigated as an accident. Boyd Ross, 77, told sheriff’s deputies that “he had gone to the closet to get a shotgun to scare off Read More…

Gas spill sparked Liverpool fire

A gasoline spill sparked the explosion and fire that gutted an auto repair shop Friday in Liverpool Township, Valley City Fire Chief Jack Petrone said. The call came in at 4:44 p.m. for an explosion at Engine Works Complete Auto Repair, 5927 Center Road. Petrone said shop owner Carl Nici had removed a gas tank Read More…

Black River board, teachers OK 3-year contract

The Black River Board of Education Saturday unanimously approved a tentative three-year contract with the teachers union Saturday during a 9 a.m. meeting. Members of the Black River Teachers Association approved the contract Thursday. The contract provides for a 1-percent raise starting Jan. 1, and another 1 percent at the start of the 2015-16 school Read More…

Last man sentenced for attack on family

A fourth Brunswick-area man has been sent to prison for assaulting a Chippewa Lake family with a baseball bat and gasoline in their home two years ago. Thomas E. Slagle, 20, of Brunswick, was sentenced to three years on Thursday by Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler. He had been found guilty of aggravated burglary Read More…

Hundreds gather to honor of Judge Kimbler as he leaves bench

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Hundreds of visitors at a Friday retirement thanked longtime Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler — including U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. “Judge Kimbler has devoted his life to serving Medina County,” said Brown, of Cleveland. “Jim has displayed an evenhandedness, intellect and spirit of service that Ohioans expect and deserve. His unwavering commitment Read More…

‘Giving trees’ bloom for Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities

The Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities is bringing a little warmth to Medina County residents with its “Baby It’s Cold Outside” collection by donating nearly 1,200 items to them. Throughout December, clients, staff and members of the community were invited to join in the effort by bringing in new or gently used hats, gloves, Read More…

Stephen E. Morlock

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Stephen E. Morlock, 71, of Seville, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Steve was born November 8, 1943 in Lodi, to the late Aldis and Dorothy (nee Gunkelman) Morlock. He lived most of his life in Medina County. Steve was a 1962 graduate of Buckeye High School and earned Read More…