Archive for May 23rd, 2013
BRUNSWICK — On Friday, Brunswick police arrested two city men, who were traveling in the same car, on OVI charges following a crash on Hickory Ridge Avenue.
Police said Robby M. Smoot, 33, of 1290 Pearl Road, Apt. 70, was driving a red Pontiac when he struck another vehicle from behind at 10:46 p.m. Friday.
Witnesses said …Read More
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MEDINA — The Medina school board has asked the state auditor to broaden the examination of district spending controlled by Superintendent Randy Stepp.
But it’s unclear what board members might be looking for.
On Monday, the board amended the agreement authorizing a …Read More
Staff and wire reports
COLUMBUS — Storefront sweepstakes parlors appear on their way out in Ohio after state lawmakers delivered a one-two punch Wednesday to effectively ban the businesses statewide and block new startups until the ban takes hold.
The Ohio House and Senate played a part with passage of a pair of bills, defying opponents who …Read More
WADSWORTH — The car stolen from a Wadsworth woman on Mother’s Day has been recovered.
The suspect in the carjacking, Antoine D. Petty, 22, of Fairlawn, had his case bound over Wednesday from Wadsworth Municipal Court to a county grand jury.
The grand jury will report Friday whether Petty was indicted on a …Read More
MEDINA — The Medina County chapter of the American Red Cross said local residents are stepping up to help those affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma on Sunday and Monday.
A few residents have stopped by the office with checks to help those who lost their homes in Oklahoma, said Beth Kilchenman, executive director of the …Read More
MEDINA — A University of Akron football player accused of robbing a Brunswick tobacco products shop at gunpoint was bound over to a Medina County grand jury following a hearing in Medina Municipal Court on Tuesday afternoon.
A grand jury met Wednesday, but will not report until Friday.
Seth Cunningham, 21, of 3175 Central Park …Read More
LAGRANGE — Pittsfield Township Trustee Mark McConnell again was removed from the Rural Lorain County Water Authority board Wednesday after questions were raised about the legality of a secret ballot process used to vote him off the board last week.
The revote was closer than the first vote last week, when the 26-member board voted 17 …Read More
Alice M. McDonald, 79, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, in Medina. She was born January 24, 1934 in Manhattan, New York, to the late John and Alice (Walker) Lyman.
Alice was a former social worker in New York City, and also worked at the Chase Manhattan Bank and the May Company. She was an active …Read More
Dana Keith Leasure, 58, a resident of West Salem, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, died suddenly Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Lodi Hospital.
Dana “Dane” as he was known to many and “Pappy” as he was affectionately called by his grandchildren was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, to William and Sarah Leasure on December 24, …Read More