October 31, 2014

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Medina County election results, including write-in votes

Final unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections 100 percent of precincts counted. Includes write-in votes CANDIDATES * denotes incumbents One to be elected unless otherwise noted Cities BRUNSWICK MAYOR Ron Falconi 4,892 COUNCIL AT LARGE (Seat 1) Alex Johnson* 3,764 COUNCIL AT LARGE (Seat 2) Brian K. Ousley* 4,256 COUNCIL AT LARGE Read More…

152 candidates, 10 issues on today’s ballot

Medina County voters today will decide 10 issues, including three school levies. Voters also will have their choice among 152 candidates on the ballot and nine write-in candidates. Races to be decided include offices in the county’s three cities, township trustees in 17 townships and six villages. A few voters on the county’s border will Read More…

Stepp ordered to repay illegally spent money

Medina City Law Director Gregory Huber has told Superintendent Randy Stepp to repay $4,121 that a state audit found he illegally spent. But Huber declined to comment when asked if he was considering filing criminal charges. In a letter dated Nov. 1, Huber asked Stepp to make arrangements to repay the money within 20 days Read More…

Documents show more spoke out against court clerk

MEDINA — Julie Kauffman wasn’t the only person who went to the Medina County prosecutor with allegations of misconduct regarding county Clerk of Courts David Wadsworth’s 2012 election campaign, according to federal court documents. Wadsworth, who won a four-year term last November, is facing a federal lawsuit from Kauffman, his former chief deputy clerk. The Read More…

Wadsworth schools tightens Internet rules

WADSWORTH — New school district policies will hold students and staff more accountable for their Internet use. The regulations are designed to provide students and staff with greater access to social media use on the district’s network. But the new rules also increased oversight on what content students view and how staff handles information, such Read More…

Turning up the Candlelight for Christmas

MEDINA — Christmas in Medina will be brighter than ever this year, with nearly two miles of lights decorating downtown. City Council approved $16,500 for more holiday lighting throughout the historic district after spending $43,500 last year for Public Square. The city’s holiday season begins Friday, Nov. 22, with the three-day, 29th annual Medina Candlelight Read More…

Some seniors face deadline for tax break

The Medina County auditor is holding a series of sign-up events aimed at ensuring that residents who turn 65 this year don’t miss out on a tax break worth as much as $500 a year. The Homestead Program, which had been in effect since 2008, exempted the first $25,000 in taxable value on the homes Read More…

Marie F. Ratliff

Marie F. Ratliff, 81, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013, in Medina. She was born to Russell and Nora (Nichols) Tenney in Charleston, West Virginia. Marie had previously worked for Sears and Walmart and was an avid bowler. She enjoyed knitting and made her home in Florida for many years She is survived by children, Read More…