October 24, 2014

Medina
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Brunswick senior housing project on track to begin

BRUNSWICK — A 54-unit senior housing facility is on track to break ground this year after getting financing for the $8 million project. The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority said they’ve been awarded tax credits to construct the Southwick Manor apartments on the southwest corner of Pearl Road and Southwick Boulevard. The money awarded has been Read More…

Storm cuts power to county buildings

Some Medina County employees were sent home early Monday after thunderstorms caused a power outage at the county courthouse and administration buildings. The power went out about 1 p.m. Clerk of Courts David Wadsworth said employees were sent home after it was determined that power would be out for more than two hours. The specific Read More…

300 vehicles stopped in 3-hour checkpoint

DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE Ohio Highway Patrol troopers and local police officers man a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening in the 900 block of West Liberty Street, on the west side of Medina. The checkpoint was the fourth in the county this year.

MEDINA — An OVI checkpoint on Friday netted one OVI arrest, 35 traffic citations and 31 warnings. The checkpoint in the 900 block of West Liberty Street and nearby saturation patrols on state Routes 18, 3 and 57 and U.S. Route 42 included officers from Brunswick, Medina and Wadsworth, and Brunswick Hills, Hinckley, Montville and Read More…

Judge loses patience with repeat offender

Colton Held

MEDINA — Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier lost his patience Monday when Colton Held, 18, appeared for a sentencing hearing and Collier pressed Held about his drug habits. Held was charged with aggravated trafficking and aggravated possession of prescription drugs, fourth- and fifth-degree felonies. Held told Collier he sold the prescription drugs Read More…

GOP-backed bill expands Ohio’s abortion rules

COLUMBUS — Women seeking an abortion in Ohio would have to wait longer, submit to an ultrasound and listen to their doctors describe features of the fetus under a Republican-backed bill that will have its first hearing this week. The bill would also require doctors to tell women that the procedure increases the risk of Read More…

100th Birthday – Huff

Thelma Huff

  Happy Birthday to Thelma Huff,who will turn 100 on June 20th! Mrs. Huff has been a Medina County resident most of her life, living in the home that she had a hand in building in Hinckley. Mrs. Huff loves ceramics, cooking, gardening,traveling, and horses but most of all she loves spending time with her Read More…

Birth – Klauss

Roan Jason Klauss

  Jason and Jodi Klauss of Medina are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Roan Jason Klauss. Born at 2:47 p.m., Monday, May 13,2013 at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland, Roan weighed 7 lbs.10 oz. and was 19 inches long.Big brother, Liam is overjoyed with the new addition to the family!

Debra Kay Van Blarcum

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Debra Kay Van Blarcum, loving wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013. Deb was born March 31, 1958 in Maryville Tennessee. Debra was a highly regarded Certified Emergency Nurse at Akron City Hospital Emergency department. Her 16 years Emergency experience touched many lives in a professional, compassionate manner. Along with Read More…

Catheren A. Murphy

Catheren A. Murphy (nee Lyke), 80, of Loveland, formerly of Brunswick, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Murphy; loving mother of Sherri Kennedy (Terry), Elizabeth Murphy and Thomas Murphy, Jr. (Tammy); cherished grandmother of seven; great grandmother of six; dear sister of Jack Lyke (Diane); and Read More…

Horton E. Thomas

Horton E. Thomas, 83, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013. He was born August 19, 1929 to Everett and Clara Thomas in Pomeroy, Ohio. He moved to Brunswick, Ohio to raise his family with his wife Geraldine. Horton and Geraldine moved to Raleigh, North Carolina when their nest was empty for warmer weather and a Read More…