November 21, 2014

Medina
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Cheers & chidings

CHEERS: to competition in the electric industry that is allowing Medina County to save thousands on utility bills. “Since May, the market for electricity has dropped and competition has entered the Ohio Edison area,” County Administrator Chris Jakab said. “So we’re taking advantage of discount pricing that’s being offered by various companies.” The end result Read More…

Area candlemaker keeps flame of family business alight

MEDINA — The technology of candle manufacturing has changed dramatically over the years, but Amos Ives Root would still recognize what is perhaps the industry’s most important tool of all. And it’s as plain as the nose on your face. When the breeze is right, just about everyone in town gets a free sample of Read More…

Mayor: Anti-gun group misused my name

BRUNSWICK — Mayor Dale Strasser says he is a member of the National Rifle Association and has never supported any gun control organizations. So he was surprised to discover that pro-gun control organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns said he was a member in its promotional materials. “My name should have never been on that material,” Read More…

Making progress on the path

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MONTVILLE TWP. — None of the students who live near the new Ralph E. Waite Elementary walk to and from school every day. But those kids soon will be able to walk through Cobblestone Park — a new township park that officials say is a work in progress — once a path between the school Read More…

County unemployment at 8 percent

MEDINA — The county’s unemployment rate was one of the lowest in the state for August at 8 percent, but officials say lower rates statewide do not mean the economy is improving. The county rate was 8.5 percent in July and 9.3 percent in June, according to figures released Tuesday from the Ohio Department of Read More…

Coursework helps Judge Collier understand technological, scientific issues

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MEDINA — He wears a judge’s robe, not a lab coat. But Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier has completed 120 hours of coursework on complex science and technology issues. Subsequently, he was one of 14 Ohio judges to be recognized as Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource fellows at the Ohio Judicial Conference last Read More…

Wadsworth to begin extensive road work

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WADSWORTH — The city will be doing extensive road work in the next 45 days, repairing 25 roads as part of the 2009 Street Improvement Program. “The Street Improvement Program includes not only the reconstruction of a number of streets … but also the repair and pavement preservation of other streets,” Service Director Chris Easton Read More…

Wadsworth takes a step to add automated water system

WADSWORTH — The city will take a step to streamline the water department by adding an automated system to control well pumps and monitor well water. The $180,000 project will incorporate pump controls that will allow the water department to turn well pumps on and off remotely. “Currently, an operator has to drive from the Read More…

Obituaries for Sept. 25, 2009

There are no obituaries today. Read the full obituaries on The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

Medina senior has become one of the county’s top receivers

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He’s fast, has great hands, is explosive and can change a game. And his name’s not Anthony Schrock or Jared Kaderbek. His name is Danny Rymer, and he’s a major reason Medina’s passing game is Medina County’s best. “He’s elusive, isn’t he?” Bees coach Greg Reed said. “A lot of it is confidence. We try Read More…