December 22, 2014

Medina
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Early retirements to raise funds for repairs

BRUNSWICK — City officials hope to raise money for road repairs by offering an early retirement package for eligible city employees. In recent years, the city has budgeted about $300,000 a year to fix city streets, which is only enough to fund minor projects, Ward 3 Councilman Joe Delsanter said. “We are looking to take Read More…

Residents at Lodi mobile home parks still without utilities

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LODI — The village is looking at options to resolve a zoning issue that has left several residents in mobile home parks without utilities. The Planning and Zoning Commission has been discussing a new zoning ordinance with owners of mobile home parks who have said their residents are being denied utilities because of the enforcement Read More…

Local businesses meet with energy secretary

NORTH CANTON — U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu came to Ohio Monday to talk about clean energy, which is the focus of some of the projects at Sharon Township’s EBO Group. Jim Doutt, manager of business development of EBO Group, said he and company Chairman Dave Heidenreich went to the meeting with Chu to Read More…

Cavs coach Mike Brown not pleased with West skipping practice

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INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers guard Delonte West apparently had a change of heart between Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning. A day after saying he felt great and was ready to focus on basketball, West failed to show up for the team’s morning and evening practices at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “Delonte is in Cleveland,” general manager Danny Read More…

Rivals no more: Buckeye, Highland ending 57-year series

YORK TWP. — What had been Medina County’s oldest continuing football rivalry will continue no more. After rumors swirled that Buckeye wanted to end its series with Highland, Bucks athletic director Glen Reisner made it official last week, meaning next year the schools will not play each other for the first time since 1953. The Read More…

Obituaries for Sept. 30, 2009

Daniel Komarek Donald Herbert Lamson Read the full obituaries on The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

Winds knock out power

Several hundred residents in the Medina area experienced power outages Monday night due to high winds. Ellen Raines, spokeswoman for FirstEnergy, said the number of outages in Northeast Ohio was significantly higher than usual  “so that indicates there is some weather event that affects power.” She said outages were mostly concentrated in Medina, which had Read More…

Middle schoolers make cranes to support cancer research

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BRUNSWICK — Diagnosed with the same rare form of leukemia, 3-year-old Kyle Stewart and 5-year-old Lydia Miyashita became friends while undergoing chemotherapy treatments at Akron Children’s Hospital last year. Lydia died in February, and her family and friends are trying to increase awareness and funding for pediatric cancer research by making 1 million paper cranes Read More…

Free help available to quit smoking

MEDINA — Medina County Drug Abuse Commission Director Brian Nowak received training at the Mayo Clinic on tobacco treatment last year. Now, he’s putting his knowledge to work for county residents. MCDAC and the Medina County Health Department are teaming up to help people kick their nicotine habit. Nowak will meet with those who want Read More…

Man gets a year for failing to do work he was paid for

MEDINA — A Wellington man who took money to do landscaping for a Brunswick Hills Township resident but never performed any work was sentenced to a year in prison Monday. Paul Unik Jr., 43, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree felony theft in July. County Prosecutor Dean Holman said Unik took money for landscaping between September and Read More…