December 22, 2014

Medina
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Brunswick church serves 6,000 Thanksgiving meals

Volunteers from the Brunswick area delivered and served meals to more than 6,000 people in need this Thanksgiving through St. Ambrose Church and its charitable arm, Catholic Works of Mercy. This year, members of the church donated 545 turkeys and more than 800 pies. The Rev. Bob Stec said he simply issued a request for Read More…

Man, 59, beaten at motel

LODI — Police are looking for the person or people responsible for beating a 59-year old man Tuesday night who was staying at the Lodi Motel. According to Lodi police, someone or a group of people severely beat the man, whose name was not available Thursday. Officer Dave Brantner said police were dispatched at 11:43 Read More…

Small businesses ready for holiday shoppers

MEDINA — Businesses around Public Square are offering shoppers a chance to avoid a Black-eye Friday and support the local economy on Small Business Saturday. “It is a day to focus on small businesses that are locally owned and operated,” Main Street Medina Executive Director Matt Wiederhold said. “The intent of the day isn’t necessarily Read More…

Turkey Day football proceeds go to charity

They needed a snowblower to see where the end zone and 50-yard line were Thursday morning, but the cold and snow didn’t stop 48 amateur football players and their friends from enjoying the annual Turkey Bowl hosted by Mike Meadows at his Medina Township home on Hood Road. “I just think the Turkey Bowl is Read More…

Violet Lowe-Wilkinson

Violet Lowe-Wilkinson, 93, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013. The loving wife of the late Kenneth Lowe and Elton Wilkinson; dear mother of Linda Blevins (the late Paul), Jean Cable (George), Bruce Wilkinson (Jan), David Wilkinson (Lynn), Diane Frissell (Peter); loving grandmother of 13; dear great-grandmother of seven; cherished sister, aunt, cousin and friend of Read More…

Westfield resident giving boat a Dynamite new life

Nancy Johnson | The Gazette Mention the Dynamite III and fans of the old Chippewa Lake Park perk up. The sleek, inboard runabout was a popular ride at the now-closed Medina County amusement park. Back when the park was open, guests paid 75 cents each to settle into three cockpits for a rip-roaring ride around Read More…

Mailbox policy in the works

County Engineer Mike Salay is proposing a mailbox policy for all county roads that he said is consistent with rules that apply to state and federal roads and which other counties already have in place. Salay said it is a safety issue. “Were getting mailboxes that do not meet that standard, namely masonry mailboxes,” he Read More…

Lottery numbers

Ohio (Wednesday) Midday Pick 3: 4-1-1, Pick 3: 9-5-2, Midday Pick 4: 1-1-8-9, Pick 4: 5-7-0-8, Midday Pick 5: 6-4-8-0-2, Pick 5: 7-6-9-1-5, Rolling Cash 5: 19-20-26-27-36, Classic Lotto: 9-18-21-23-25-39, Kicker. 1-1-1-9-7-1. Next Rolling Cash 5 jackpot is $130,000. Next Classic Lotto jackpot is $53 million. Mega Millions TUESDAY: 27-44-59-74-75, Mega Ball: 3, Megaplier: 5. Read More…

Nonprofit backs Amish girl with cancer

An appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court regarding a 10-year-old Amish girl, who was forced by a court order to continue chemotherapy to treat her cancer, has drawn the attention of an Ohio nonprofit. The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, headquartered in Columbus, has filed a brief in support of the family, who stopped treatments Read More…

Recount in Black River board race

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Boards of elections in Ashland, Lorain and Medina counties will have to recount the results of the Black River Schools board race. In the six-person race, Tim Clifford, who received 698, or 24 percent of the vote, definitely will fill one of the two seats that were up for election. But only Read More…