November 27, 2014

Medina
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Easter weekend sobriety checkpoint planned for Friday night

MEDINA — There will be an Easter weekend sobriety checkpoint in Medina on Friday evening, the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today. The specific time and location of the checkpoint will be announced Friday morning. Sobriety checkpoints are conducted at locations with a history of impaired driving incidents. Checkpoints of this kind are funded by Read More…

Appeals court: Breath test inadmissible in drunken driving case

AKRON — An appeals court has upheld a ruling by Medina Municipal Judge Dale H. Chase to bar prosecutors from using an alcohol breath test given a 49-year-old Cleveland woman accused of drunken driving. Tina Hogue is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol level and making an Read More…

PHOTO: County’s youth chess king crowned

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County could take over recycling after contract expires

MEDINA — Medina County officials are preparing for possible changes in how the county handles recycling. County commissioners on Tuesday agreed to hire an environmental consulting company to plan for the future of the county’s Central Processing Facility in Westfield Township. In January, a committee created to study the county’s trash recycling program recommended keeping Read More…

Medina County, Wadsworth housing funding team-up mulled

Medina County may partner with the city of Wadsworth to get more community housing funding through a state grant. County Finance Director Scott Miller told county commissioners Tuesday that the county and city could qualify for $100,000 more in federal Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) grants if they apply together. The program, which is administered Read More…

Man in fair condition after shot in head at Medina park

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Nick Glunt and Loren Genson | The Gazette A 22-year-old Cleveland man was arrested Tuesday night in Brunswick, accused of shooting a man in Medina’s Ray Mellert Park and forcing a woman at gunpoint to drive him out of town. Greg Prince is charged with felonious assault and kidnapping. Medina police said Prince used a Read More…

Joan Margaret Bivins

Joan Margaret Bivins, 70, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Hospice of Medina County. She was born May 15, 1943 in Lodi, to Robert and Marjorie Whitacre Seal. She graduated from Lodi High School and had resided in Lodi most of her life, the past 15 years in Wadsworth. She was employed Read More…

Grace Isabelle Perkins

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Grace Isabelle Perkins, 92, of Wadsworth, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Altercare in Wadsworth. She was born November 30, 1921 in Wadsworth, to Edward and Icey (Shook) Lesher. She graduated from Wadsworth High School in 1939. She frequently met with classmates. She worked at her uncle’s shoe store after school and Saturdays. She Read More…