April 23, 2014

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Election 2013 listing of candidates, issues

CANDIDATES * Denotes incumbents. One to be elected unless otherwise noted Cities BRUNSWICK MAYOR Ron Falconi COUNCIL AT LARGE (Seat 1) Alex Johnson* COUNCIL AT LARGE (Seat 2) Brian K. Ousley* COUNCIL AT LARGE (Seat 3) Patricia Hanek* MEDINA MAYOR Dennis Hanwell* FINANCE DIRECTOR Keith H. Dirham* COUNCIL AT LARGE Paul Rose Sr.* WARD 1 Read More…

Election 2013: Four vying for two trustee seats in Litchfield Twp.

LITCHFIELD TWP. — Two incumbents, a former firefighter and a Buckeye Schools substitute teacher are running for two seats on the township board of trustees. Dennis Horvath Horvath is running for a fourth term as trustee. He works as a sales representative for Lipari, a company that sells food to grocery stores. Horvath is married Read More…

Election 2013: Candidates seeking to fix Cloverleaf’s finances

Jason Myers

Voters in the Cloverleaf School district in Westfield Township have a chance to elect three school board members, as well as decide a school levy. Board members William Hutson and President Chris Berry are not running for re-election, so the board will see at least two new members. Four candidates, including a current board member, Read More…

Election 2013: Lafayette Township trustees

LAFAYETTE TWP. — Two political newcomers, James Q. Aylsworth and Michael T. Costello, are challenging incumbent township trustees Lynda Bowers and Nanci Shanley in Tuesday’s election. Lynda Bowers Bowers, 54, has served on the board of trustees for 16 years. Bowers is married and has one son and four grandchildren, all who live in Lafayette Read More…

Election 2013: Brunswick school board

BRUNSWICK — Voters will fill three seats on the Brunswick school board Tuesday and at least two of the winners will be newcomers. School board President Thomas Neumann and member Bonnie Nelson are not seeking re-election. Neumann has served on the board for 20 years and Nelson for 16. Lisa Durichko is the only incumbent Read More…

Election 2013: Westfield Village Council

WESTFIELD CENTER — Four of the six seats on Village Council are up for election Tuesday and all four incumbents are in the running. Kevin Rych — the fifth candidate — is arguing the village needs someone new. He is challenging Patricia A. Edington, Darryl A. Chidsey, Gregory A. Oakes and Terence D. Bittner. Kevin Read More…

Election 2013: Lodi Village Council

LODI — At least one familiar face will remain on Lodi Village Council after Tuesday’s election. Incumbents John A. Carpenter and Patricia A. Graham, are running for re-election to the six-member board. But there are four open seats and three other candidates filed to run: Letha L. Mapes, Patricia K. May and Cecelia Sivard. John Read More…

Election 2013: Wadsworth school board

WADSWORTH — Incumbent Chuck Pfeister faces five challengers Tuesday for three seats on the Wadsworth school board. A seventh candidate, Ron Mendel, dropped out last month. On the ballot with Pfeister are Jason Arnold, Julie Batey, Mark Casalinova, Amanda E. Gordon, and Donald Thomas to compete with Pfeister. Jason Arnold Arnold, an IT manager for Read More…

Election 2013: Wadsworth City Council Ward 3

WADSWORTH — John J. Sharkey IV is one of only two Democrats on Wadsworth City Council and the only one representing one of the city’s three wards. Sharkey is seeking his fourth term as the Ward 3 councilman in Tuesday’s election, where he is being challenged by Republican Michael Robart. John J. Sharkey IV Sharkey Read More…

Election 2013: Medina City Council Ward 1

MEDINA — The only contested city race in Tuesday’s election is for the Ward 1 seat on City Council. Incumbent Brian Hilberg, who was appointed by Council members in March 2012, is running against Jay Smith. Medina’s elections are nonpartisan. Brian Hilberg Hilberg, 45, the owner of Marie’s Cafe on Public Square, is married and Read More…