September 21, 2014

Medina
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Medina fire chief provides tips to prevent chimney fires

MEDINA — With temperatures beginning to fall, city Fire Chief Bob Painter suggests tips to prevent chimney fires. Painter said about a dozen house fires in the Medina area start in chimneys during winter, so it’s no surprise that the peak time for a chimney blaze is December through March. “The number of calls we Read More…

Bill Lamb: Medina’s meeting on fracking was disappointing

Bill Lamb

MEDINA — At-large Councilman Bill Lamb said he was disappointed that Tuesday’s Special Legislation Committee meeting he organized on fracking became contentious toward the end. Several attendees walked out and shouted when Mike Chadsey, of Energy in Depth, got up to speak. Energy in Depth is part of the Oil and Gas Association. One person Read More…

Wadsworth police blotter for Dec. 7

Wadsworth police Thursday, Nov. 29 8:41 a.m. — 740 High St., an Autozone employee called police to report she was receiving threatening phone calls at the business. 10:28 a.m. — 1000 block Westgate Ave., a resident reported some hit his front yard No Trespassing sign with a BB or pellet overnight. 4:25 p.m. — 170 Read More…

Threatening letters to Ohio GOP lawmakers probed

COLUMBUS — State law enforcement officials are investigating some threatening letters sent to a half dozen Republican Ohio House members this fall. Each of the six lawmakers reportedly got the same letter in September, which also made threats against family members. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating. An email obtained by WBNS-TV in Columbus Read More…

Betty J. Mickna

Betty J. Mickna, 84, of Creston, died unexpectedly Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital. Betty was born May 2, 1928 in River Styx, the daughter of the late Eugene and Helen Marie (Southern) Hartman. On October 13, 1947, she married Clarence Mickna, who preceded her in death January 25, 1989. She retired following 30 Read More…