February 10, 2016


Medina County jobless rate continues down trend

Bill Hanigan

MEDINA — The jobless rate in Medina County continues to creep downward. Unemployment in November was 5.8 percent, which was one-tenth of a percent lower from the October rate of 5.9 percent, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The November 2010 rate came in at 7.5 percent. “We’re seeing Read More…

Let it snow! Let it snow!

Snow falls Tuesday in a field off Substation Road in Brunswick Hills Township. According to the National Weather Service in Cleveland, the Medina County forecast calls for a 30 percent chance of snow showers today, mostly before 9 a.m. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JENNIFER PIGNOLET)

Medina Crime Waves for Dec. 28, 2011

Medina police Thursday, Dec. 22 6:52 a.m. — 100 block High Point Drive, responding to a report of someone walking around a building, police located a man who said he was praying. 1:03 p.m. — 1100 block Dover Drive, the top of a convertible vehicle was cut open and items worth $230 reported stolen. They Read More…

Holiday cheer is among Medina students

Medina students made blankets that were donated to patients at Akron Children’s Hospital during the holidays through Chelsea Cares. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Medina students spread some cheer during the holidays. Each classroom at Heritage Elementary School assembled themed gift baskets to raffle for the Give a Family a Christmas project. The money raised — $2,400 — was used to provide four families with gifts and food. A.I. Root Middle School’s Chain Link Club visited Emeritus and made Read More…

Public meetings slated for this week

TODAY Guilford Township trustees, records commission, 7:25 p.m.; special year-end meeting, 7:30, township hall, 3800 Greenwich Road. Montville Township Zoning Commission, 7 p.m., township hall, 6665 Wadsworth Road. Seville Village Council, police safety committee, 6:30 p.m.; parks committee, immediately following safety committee; streets committee, immediately following parks committee; special council meeting, immediately following streets committee, Read More…

Obituaries for Dec. 28, 2011

Christopher P. Blahnik Stanley H. Cook, Jr. Audrey A. Cunningham Allan Hamlin Margaret E. “Peg” Lang Carol Lee Miller Carol J. Richardson Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

An Ohio-born comedian will take his routine to India

FAIRFIELD, Ohio — An Ohio-born standup comedian who bills himself as “The Funny Indian” will find out whether people in his ancestral homeland agree. Rajiv Satyal will tour India Jan. 4-17 in a trip organized by the U.S. State Department. He said the comedy tour will include messages of diversity and religious harmony, with a Read More…

Report says almost $439,000 spent on Ohio governor’s mansion

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn’t live at the state’s official governor’s residence, though taxpayers paid to fix the mansion’s roof and to keep cable running at the home this year. The Columbus Dispatch reported that $438,720 was spent in 2011 to staff, maintain and repair the mansion in Bexley, just outside of Columbus. Read More…

No issues in Ohio town since alcohol sales allowed

NOVELTY, Ohio — Officials in an Ohio town say they’ve seen no problems following a move this year to allow alcohol sales for the first time since Prohibition took effect in 1920. Russell Township Police Chief Timothy Carroll told The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer that he’s not had a “single issue” since sales of beer, wine Read More…

No. 1 pick Kyrie Irving has rough debut for Cavs

Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving has just six points vs. Toronto. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — It wasn’t the start Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers envisioned. With its No. 1 overall draft pick in the starting lineup but struggling mightily, Cleveland lost its season opener 104-96 to Toronto on Monday at sold-out Quicken Loans Arena. The 19-year-old Irving had six points on 2-for-12 shooting — he was 1-for-5 on Read More…