MEDINA — Former three-term Medina Mayor Jim Roberts died late Sunday night of kidney failure. He was 72. Roberts served as mayor for 12 years — from 1990 to 2001. He also served as a Ward 4 councilman for four years. Jim Roberts Born July 3, 1940, in Shelbyville, Ill., Roberts had lived in Medina since the ...Read More
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Members of a yoga class at the Medina Senior Center strike the "Warrior II" pose. The class, hosted by the Medina County Office for Older Adults, is held Wednesdays at the center, 246 Northland Drive. Pictured, from left: instructor Lisa Wittman; Linda Kenski, Medina Township; Suzanne Habitz, Medina; Dawn Hamman, Medina; Joan Lawrence, Medina ...Read More
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Funicello was just 13 when she gained fame on Walt Disney's "The Mickey Mouse Club" TV show in the 1950s. She later teamed with Frankie Avalon in movies for American-International, the first film company to exploit the burgeoning teen market.
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MEDINA — Every summer, Medina teenagers chant a common refrain: “There’s nothing for us to do in this town.” Alex Mutnansky wants to change that. That’s why the Medina High School junior and some classmates founded Medina CHANTs, or “Community Helping Activity Neighborhood Team,” to plan events and activities geared toward the city’s younger residents. Medina ...Read More
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Medina firefighters check out the enterence to the Medina Municipal Building, 132 N. Elmwood Ave., this morning in responding to a small fire in the facility. Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell, right, was one of about 35 city employees forced to evacuate the building due to the blaze. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY STEVE GRAZIER) MEDINA — The ...Read More
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Medina police Tuesday, March 5 1:01 p.m. — Timothy R. Carson, 27, 3903 Reeves Lane, Medina Township, charged with theft at the Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road. Wednesday, March 6 1:08 p.m. — Montrell M. Copeland, 32, 323 W. Union St., Apt. 4, Medina, and Tammy L. Smith, 38, 675 Trease Road, A9, Wadsworth Township, both ...Read More
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Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida sold her jewelry for more than $4.9 million as part of Sotheby's "Magnificent Jewels and Nobel Jewels" auction in Geneva, Switzerland which sold a total of $78.2 million for more than 600 lots on May 14, 2013. Lollobrigida was known as a leading bombshell in the 1950s and 1960s. The actress, 85, said she sold the items for stem stell...
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MEDINA TWP. — The Medina County Board of Elections voted Friday morning to withdraw a Medina City Schools 5.9-mill levy from the May 7 primary ballot. As a result, there will be no election in Medina or Sharon, Granger or Medina townships, elections board Executive Director Carol Lawler said. “Throughout those precincts, there were no other issues ...Read More
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MEDINA — Thomas Cahalan has been named by the Medina Board of Education to fill the seat vacated by the retirement of Dr. Robert Wilder. Cahalan, a 21-year resident of the district, is a personal trainer, working out of the Medina Community Recreation Center. He holds a master of science in management and ...Read More
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LONDON (Reuters) - Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, one of the leading sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, is selling some of her diamond jewelry to raise money for stem cell research, saying now...
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