October 24, 2014

Medina
Partly sunny
38°F

Proposed ban on e-cigarette sales to minors may be covered already

Staff and wire reports A bill up for vote today by the Ohio Senate would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. But a local store owner said he doesn’t know of anyone selling the devices to children. “The worst thing you want to see is kids smoking,” said Michael’s Mini-Mart owner Mike Esber, Read More…

Brunswick’s Honey Hut ice cream parlor contends with parking problems

BRUNSWICK — The owners of Honey Hut ice cream parlor on Pearl Road plan to be open this season, despite a ruling from the city’s Planning Commission that they won’t be able to use their gravel, overflow parking lot. “We still plan to open in mid-March if everything goes well,” said Jim Rosati, the owner Read More…

Police: Couple who died at home together is ‘big heartache’

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An elderly couple who had lived most of their lives in the Chippewa Lake area were found dead in their home in Rittman on Friday. Police said Barbara Wray, 79, possibly suffered a stroke and her husband Dean Wray, 80, may have fallen trying to help his wife. Rittman police Patrolman Brian Covil said he Read More…

Medina police log for Feb. 12

Medina police Tuesday, Feb. 4 1:06 a.m. — 700 block Miner Drive, Roderick Jarrod Anthony, 23, 613 Wadsworth Road, Medina, arrested on a warrant charging him with domestic violence. Wednesday, Feb. 5 11:04 p.m. — 200 block W. Union St., Jeimil Ali Henderson, 22, 720 N. Broadway St., Medina, charged with drug abuse (marijuana) and Read More…

Boys basketball: Senior Night ignites Medina High school pride

The Medina High School student section, “The Swarm,” holds up signs with the pictures of senior basketball players and cheerleaders, in recognition of Senior Night, during the Bees’ Tuesday game against Elyria. Medina beat Elyria, 98-56. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JUDD SMERGLIA)

Police arrest man, 24, determined to get into Highland High School

GRANGER TWP. — A 24-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after he attempted to enter Highland High School twice, authorities said. The incident prompted officials to lock down the school for about 30 minutes until deputies located the man in his vehicle in the parking lot at 1:13 p.m., according to the Medina County Sheriff’s Office. Read More…

Medina asks for help to keep water flowing

Medina officials plan to use Medina County’s backup water system to avoid a repeat of last month’s water crisis. On Jan. 7, the city’s water supply from Avon Lake Regional Water was interrupted when ice clogged the company’s intake pipes on Lake Erie, forcing Mayor Dennis Hanwell to issue a water conservation order Jan. 8 Read More…

Gerry L. Wiles

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Gerry L. Wiles, 86, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2014, in Medina. Gerry was born January 25, 1928 in Cleveland, to the late Dr. William and Gladys (Hoover) Davis. She taught school at Applewood Elementary School in Brunswick, and retired after 29 years of teaching. Gerry was involved with the youth all of her life, Read More…

Venette Ann Powell

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Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Venette Powell, 82, passed away at home Monday, February 10, 2014, amongst her immediate family. A lover of life, Venette remained active in bowling, golf, sewing, and family, and worked around her friends at Wal-Mart until last year, completing 10 years of service. Her strength never wavered and her sense Read More…

Marcella Jean Blough

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Marcella Jean Blough, 89, of Wadsworth, passed away Monday, February 10, 2014, at Altercare, in Wadsworth. Marcella was born December 15, 1924 in Medina, to Perry and Icie (Clark) Eaken. Marcella graduated from Westfield Center High School in 1942. She married Wilbur Blough on April 6, 1946. She worked for Westbrook Accountants and was a Read More…