December 20, 2014

Medina
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PDF IMAGE: National Weather Service briefs on hazardous weather

Check out this Hazardous Weather Briefing from the National Weather Service in Cleveland.

Updated list of meeting cancellations for Jan. 6

Below is an updated list of meetings for this evening. The following meetings have been canceled or postponed: 1. Brunswick Board of Education, organizational meeting, canceled. 2. Montville Township Board of Zoning Appeals, regular meeting, canceled. 3. Westfield Township trustees, organizational and regular meetings, postponed until Thursday, 7 p.m., township municipal complex, 6699 Buffham Road. The Read More…

County under level 1 snow emergency

Sheriff Tom Miller has issued a level 1 snow emergency for Medina County. Cold temperatures and blowing and drifting snow have created icy conditions on many roadways. The warning encourages drivers to use caution.

Girls basketball: Sluggish Bees fall out first place in NOC River Division

NORTH ROYALTON — Start slow, finish slower and look in the mirror afterward. There wasn’t much else to say Saturday after the Medina girls basketball team was rocked 60-38 by North Royalton in Northeast Ohio Conference River Division action. The Bees (4-6, 3-1) fell a half-game behind the Bears (11-1, 3-0) in the division standings, Read More…

Cavs: Without Irving and Jack, Cleveland hangs with powerful Indiana

CLEVELAND — With no Kyrie Irving and no Jarrett Jack, the Cavaliers appeared to have no chance Sunday night against the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers did in fact improve their NBA-best record to 27-6, but they had to work extremely hard to post an 82-78 victory in front of 17,502 fans at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More…

Ohio courts must report mental health info

Courts in Ohio must now report certain mental health information about people convicted of violent crimes for inclusion in a law enforcement database. A rule approved by the Ohio Supreme Court requiring that notification took effect Wednesday. The court devised the new document that judges must submit to police about violent offenders with a mental Read More…

Ohio lawmakers prep 2014 agenda

A two-year state budget is behind them. A key decision on the Medicaid health program has been made. The significant policy debates of 2013 may have offered a warm-up to Ohio lawmakers, who plan to turn their attention in the new year to tackling drug abuse and discussing additional tax changes. State legislators will no Read More…

Medina County felony court report for Jan. 6

The following people appeared in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Dec. 30, according to county Prosecutor Dean Holman: • Brandon Ball, 24, Knollwood Drive, Wadsworth, sentenced to six years in prison on seven counts of burglary, second-degree felonies, and one count of breaking and entering, a fifth-degree felony. • April Cantley, 33, West Union Street, Medina, Read More…

Property tax information now can be found online

MEDINA — Updated information on home and other property values is now available online. Medina County Auditor Mike Kovack announced Sunday that this year’s tax bills — based on last year’s state-mandated reappraisal — are posted at www.medinacountyauditor.org. Tax bills are expected to be mailed in mid-January by the county treasurer’s office. The tentative due Read More…

We’ve outgrown stadium, Highland officials say

The natural-grass field at Highland Stadium has been a source of pride for members of the Highland High School football team. The players say they are proud to play on an old-fashioned, natural-grass field. But playing on natural grass has its drawbacks. To keep from tearing up the field so much that the school’s boys Read More…