April 17, 2014

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Bonuses waiting for U.S. military veterans

MEDINA — More than 2,300 Medina County veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their families may be eligible for a tax-free bonus from the state. All veterans of the Persian Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan wars have to do is apply. The Ohio Veterans Bonus ranges between $150 and $6,500, depending on the circumstances of deployment, Read More…

Christmas magic is in the air

Don Cartier poses amid his Disney-themed Christmas decorations Tuesday. His nightly Christmas display begins 7 p.m. Nov. 24 and runs 7 to 9 nightly until New Year's Eve. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — The man with the “Christmas House” on Alexandria Lane is gearing up for an even bigger show this year. Don Cartier’s Christmas magic returns this year with music, a movie and light show in the theme of Disney’s “It’s a Small World.” Cartier and his wife Kathleen are known for their annual Christmas Read More…

Medina’s annual Candlelight Walk begins Friday

MEDINA — Fireworks and a more brightly lit Public Square are the latest attractions added to Candlelight Walk festivities this weekend. The 28th annual Candlelight Walk kicks off 7 p.m. Friday with the community tree-lighting ceremony in the gazebo, followed by lighting of the trees on Public Square and lights on surrounding buildings. City Council Read More…

Richard J. Gecewich

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Richard J. Gecewich, 59, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012, after a courageous two and a half year battle with lung cancer. He will be dearly missed. Rich completed his Carpenter Apprenticeship with Local Union #105 from 1974-1978. He became a member of Millwright Local Union #1871 (#1090) in 1978. After working 20 years in Read More…

Ronald Kelbach

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Ronald Kelbach, 63, of Valley City, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. He was the beloved husband of Betty (nee Hudgins); loving son of the late Rita and Greg Kelbach; dear brother-in-law of K.C. Peer and Susan Kraft; special uncle of Read More…

Rose Malanowski

Rose Malanowski, of Brunswick, formerly of Adena, passed away Monday, November 12, 2012. She was born on September 8, 1922 to Joseph and Mary (Zonkoski) Faldowski in Dillonvale. Her sense of humor and caring will be missed by her family and friends. Rose wed Louis Malanowski and they were married a month short of 58 Read More…

Police: Woman rams ex husband’s garage

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MONTVILLE TWP. — Jeananne Trout told police she could explain why she slammed her pickup into her ex-husband’s garage. “There’s a saying: ‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned,’ ” she said. Trout, 37, of San Antonio, was arrested Monday night, charged with one count of burglary, a second-degree felony. Montville Police Chief Terry Read More…

Medina OKs business to join JEDD

MEDINA — City Council on Monday approved allowing a business to join the joint economic development district in Montville Township. Montville Tire Express, 5847 Wooster Pike, Montville Township, will become part of the district. According to its website, the business employs five people. Medina has a joint economic development district agreement with Montville, which allows Read More…

Water main break blocks I-71 ramp

BRUNSWICK — A water main break on Center Road (state Route 303) near South Carpenter Road partially blocked the southbound exit ramp of Interstate 71 Tuesday afternoon. Motorists were forced to turn east on Center Road because the westbound lanes were closed due to high water. Motorists were asked to detour by exiting the interstate Read More…

Medina police blotter for Nov. 14

Medina police Tuesday, Nov. 6 4:21 p.m. — 200 block Guilford Blvd., library card reported stolen. 4:29 p.m. — Ultra Wash, 503 Lafayette Road, vending machine reported broken and car care products reported stolen. 7:19 p.m. — 600 block Canterbury Drive, Matthew Farmer, 21, of 611 Canterbury Drive, Apt. C, charged with having weapons while Read More…