February 14, 2016

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Standoff ends when man suffers seizure

BRUNSWICK — A domestic dispute Friday afternoon escalated into a nearly two-hour-long police standoff that ended when a man suffered a seizure. Officers responding to a report of a domestic dispute at 3327 Valley Forge Drive about 2:45 p.m. found a woman outside the house and a man who “had barricaded himself inside,” according to Read More…

Lagerheads to move to new space to expand production, add tasting room

Lagerheads — the county’s only craft beer maker — plans to move its brewery from York Township to Medina. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

Lagerheads, Medina County’s only craft-beer maker, plans to move to larger quarters in the city of Medina this fall. Lagerheads began brewing beer in June 2010 at its BBQ Smokehouse restaurant, 2832 Abbeyville Road, in York Township. Co-owner Jon Kiene said the beer will continue to be featured at the restaurant, which will remain open. Read More…

Medina Schools propose walkway between park and Northrop to solve parking problems

Plans call for building a football-field-long walkway through a wooded wetland area to connect this parking lot in Medina’s Reagan Park to Northrop Elementary School. The school’s green roof can be seen through the trees. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

Medina Schools officials think they’ve found the answer to the lack of parking at Northrop Elementary. They want to build a football-field-long walkway between the school and a larger parking lot in Reagan Park. The school, 950 East Reagan Parkway, only has about 100 parking spots. But officials said that when the school was built Read More…

Black River Schools deeply cut pay-to-play fees

The Black River school board Thursday unanimously approved steep cuts in “pay-to-play” fees for the upcoming school year. The plan, submitted by a special athletic council committee, will cut the $250 across-the-board fee for athletics and extra-curricular activities by half or more, depending on the activity. “It’s a great relieving feeling,” said Athletic Director Josh Read More…

Cavs honor Towslee Elementary teacher with ‘Head of the Class’ award


Cleveland Cavaliers’ mascot Moondog surprised a C.R. Towslee Elementary School teacher Friday, honoring her with a “Head of the Class” award and tickets to Tuesday’s Cavs game. Jackie Mason, a kindergarten teacher in her eighth year at the school, was ecstatic to hear the news. The Head of the Class award is presented monthly by Read More…