September 2, 2014

Medina
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James E. Carson

James E. Carson, 83, of Lodi, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014, at Medina General Hospital. He was born at home in Akron, February 25, 1930, to Wallace H. and Ruth (Dolle) Carson. He was a 1948 graduate of West High School. Jim entered the U.S. Army, June 22, 1950. He served overseas in Korea Read More…

Christine L. Dring

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Christine L. Dring, 65, of Valley City, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014, suddenly into her heavenly home. Christine was born August 6, 1948, in Bay Village, to the late David and LaVerne (nee Christiansen) Hawley. She resided in Medina County for the past 40 years. Christine was active in her children’s school activities, especially Read More…

Richard “Dick” Eaken

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Richard “Dick” Eaken, 81, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in Medina. Richard was born July 6, 1932, in Lodi, to the late Wilbur and Marjorie (Shoemaker) Eaken. He was a lifetime Medina resident and member of the Medina United Church of Christ, Congregational. He graduated from Medina High School in 1951, and attended Kent Read More…

Partnership updating century home to sell

Renew Medina is restoring this house, built around 1870, at 530 S. Court St. The exterior of the home has been primed and will be painted with historically accurate colors in the spring. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

A local partnership to save a historic home in downtown Medina plans to put the house on the market by this summer. Renew Medina, a nonprofit group formed in 2012 in association with Main Street Medina, purchased the property at 530 S. Court St. in July with the goal of revitalizing the house, which was Read More…

A new shade of fire engine red in Brunswick

Brunswick Fire Engine No.2 is back at Station 1 after a refurbishment that started in September. The city spent $57,000 to refurbish the truck and hopes to get 10 years of service out of it. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Brunswick Fire Department’s Station 1 has Engine No. 2 back in the garage after a refurbishment aimed at getting another 10 years out of the vehicle. Fire Chief Jim Baird said the cost to refurbish the 2001 Pierce engine was $57,253 — a far cry from the $450,000 to $500,000 a new engine would have Read More…

Free scavenger hunt today

The Medina County Park District will kick off February with a scavenger hunt in Brunswick and a Groundhog Day puppet show in Sharon Township. The Susan B. Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Blvd., Brunswick will host an “I Spy” scavenger hunt noon to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. Nichole Houze, who is planning the event, Read More…

Ailing accused bank robber to be evaluated again

MEDINA — A 71-year-old Hinckley Township man who was ruled too sick to stand trial on charges of robbing a bank will return to the courtroom in 3ᄑ months to see whether his condition has improved. Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler received medical records and treatment plans for Hugh G. Crouch at Read More…

‘For the Love of Chocolate’ Festival today

More than 40 chocolatiers will entice with dipped strawberries, fudge, truffles, cookies and more at the 17th annual “For the Love of Chocolate” Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Medina Performing Arts Center at Medina High School, 851 Weymouth Road. All attendees, age 12 and older must have a ticket to Read More…

Badowski scores 26

Jonathan Huff The Gazette BRUNSWICK — Matchups between the Brunswick and Strongsville boys basketball teams always have an edge to them. In their Dec. 13 meeting, Brunswick edged the Mustangs in double overtime. Going into their showdown Friday night, the Blue Devils wanted nothing to do with another close game. Brunswick showed its muscle against Read More…