July 26, 2014

Medina
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Anti-fracking group to host meeting on pipeline

Concerned Citizens of Medina County is hosting an informational meeting Tuesday about the Nexus natural gas pipeline, which is proposed to run through Wadsworth, Montville, Guilford, Lafayette and York townships in Medina County. Speakers will include a local attorney who will discuss what residents should know before entering into a pipeline easement agreement. The meeting, Read More…

Hot-air balloon sets down safely in residential street

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A hot-air balloon made a safe, but unplanned, landing in the middle of a residential street Saturday afternoon in Lafayette Township. Township trustee Bryan Macron said the Re/Max balloon, which is the company’s logo, landed at about 2:30 p.m. in the middle of Grovewood Lane off of Ryan Road. “The fire department wasn’t called,” he Read More…

Brunswick City Council to talk levy, labor

BRUNSWICK — City Council will consider a road levy for the November ballot and a resolution opposing “right-to-work” laws at tonight’s meeting. Up for a first reading is legislation to place a 1.2-mill road levy on the ballot in November. Council members have agreed to move forward with the levy, but haven’t yet decided how Read More…

Park District opens Allardale Lodge in Granger Twp.

Medina County Park District director Thomas James holds up a copy of “As I Remember ... by Uncle,” a memoir by the late Stanley Allard. Allard donated a major portion of his family farm to the park district in 1992. Sunday was the opening of Allardale Park’s new lodge. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

Nearly 200 people attended the opening Sunday for the Lodge at Allardale, the Medina County Park District’s newest building in Granger Township. The 4,800-square-foot facility will be available to rent for special events starting July 1, said Park District Director Thomas James. It will also be used for park district programming. The Allard family donated Read More…

Local students to get political at Boys, Girls State

Twenty-five seniors-to-be from area high schools are among the 1,250 boys participating in the 77th annual session of Buckeye Boys State at Bowling Green State University. Students from Buckeye, Highland and Medina comprise eight of the 900 girls who will participate in the 67th annual session of Buckeye Girls State at Mount Union University. Boys Read More…

Driver, 24, hurt in Saturday crash in Sharon Twp.

SHARON TWP. — A 24-year-old man was seriously injured in an afternoon crash Saturday at Ridgewood Road and state Route 94. According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, a 2007 Kia Spectra driven by Rory G. Anderson, 24, of Olmsted Falls, was eastbound on Ridgewood Road when it went through the stop sign at state Route Read More…

Janice Fisher

Janice Fisher, 73, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013. She was born November 20, 1939, to the late Donald and Phillis (nee Famageltto) Morley in Wattsburg, Pennsylvania. Janice is survived by her beloved husband, George of 51 years; loving children, Christopher (Debbie) Saylor, Robin (Thomas) Valenti, Steve (Wanda) Fisher and Tanya Fisher; treasured Read More…

Lucille Kiehl

Lucille Kiehl, a 61 year resident of Bath, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, the day after her 92nd birthday. For the last four years, she was a resident at the Village of St.Edward’s Assisted Living, in Fairlawn. She lived a long and wonderful life. Lucille was preceded in death by her husband of 56 Read More…

Robert Allen Ferry

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Robert Allen Ferry, 86, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013. Robert was a U.S. Navy Veteran, WWII. He graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College and Case Western Reserve University. He taught biology, science, and coached football at Avon and Strongsville High School. He was the beloved husband of Bernice for 62 years; loving father of Robert Jr., Read More…

Carolyn J. Ray

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Carolyn J. Ray (nee Jones) passed away at her residence in Brunswick. She was born to Leonard and Verna (nee Davis) Jones on December 25, 1942 in Blountsville, Alabama. She was a chef since 1970 and most recently, worked at Clementine’s in Olmsted Falls, Ohio for the last 17 years. Carolyn was a lifelong member Read More…