November 27, 2014

Medina
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Dana B. Miller

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Dana B. Miller, 59, of Brunswick, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014. He was born May 13, 1955 in Medina, to Bernard and Delora (nee Kruse) Miller. Dana was a member of the Millwright Pile Driver Local Union #1090 and he was an employee of United Foundations. He enjoyed Nascar, fishing, and was a Browns Read More…

This week’s Medina County police log (updated three times weekly)

Note: This page is updated on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Medina police Friday, Nov. 21 1:09 a.m. — 300 block N. Court St., man served with a trespassing notice 3:28 a.m. — 300 block Arbor Court, someone spray-painted the front door of a home. 3:04 Read More…

Six seek Steve Hambley’s seat on Medina County Board of Commissioners

Steve Hambley

Six candidates so far are interested in completing Medina County Commissioner Steve Hambley’s term. The deadline to apply is Dec. 15. Hambley was elected Nov. 4 to the 69th House District seat being vacated by House Speaker Bill Batchelder, R-Medina. The Medina County Republican Party’s Central Committee has until Feb. 14 to determine who will Read More…

Will lower fuel prices mean more holiday cash?

The price of a gallon of regular gas was $2.79 at the Marathon station at Pearl and Fenn roads in Medina Township. Gas prices are expected to decline into the Thanksgiving weekend, according to petroleum analysts. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

Gas prices in Medina County and across the state are down and will continue to decline into the holiday weekend and through the end of the year, petroleum analysts say. As of Tuesday, the average price of a gallon of gas across Medina County was $2.86, according to information gathered from nonprofit GasBuddy.com, which uses Read More…

Litchfield Twp. will ‘stand against’ plan for proposed NEXUS gas pipeline

Litchfield became the second township in Medina County to pass a resolution against the NEXUS gas transmission pipeline. The resolution, adopted Monday, states the township will not only “stand against” NEXUS but to any high pressure natural gas transmission pipelines that could be proposed in the future because such pipeline are “against the interests of Read More…

Police: Video of Cleveland officer shooting boy is ‘clear’

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday. The boy was confronted Saturday by officers responding to a 911 call about a male who Read More…

Medina County, city, township officials discuss recycling options over lunch

More than 30 township and city officials from across the county had a “Turkey and Trash” lunch date with Medina County Commissioners and the county’s Sanitary Engineer’s Office on Monday at the lodge at Allardale Park in Granger Township. Sanitary Engineer Amy Lyon-Galvin called for the meeting to get ideas from city and township officials Read More…

Brunswick hotel plans put on hold

Brunswick City Council on Monday postponed plans to approve hotels and five-story buildings in Brunswick Town Center. An ordinance to amend the zoning code and add hotels was up for a final reading Monday night, but Vice Mayor Vince Carl, who represents the city’s Second Ward, said members didn’t have enough time to consider recommendations Read More…

Brunswick man, 21, gets jail for attacking teen

Steven Kochera

A 21-year-old Brunswick man will spend four months in the Medina County Jail and two years on probation after pleading guilty to attacking a teenager in July. Steven Kochera, of the 700 block of Pearl Road, was charged with robbery, a second-degree felony, on July 30 and pleaded to a reduced fourth-degree charge last month. Read More…

Whistleblower lawsuit against Auditor Mike Kovack moves to federal court

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A former information technology manager of the Medina County auditor’s office has transferred her lawsuit against Auditor Mike Kovack and Chief Deputy Joan Heller to federal court. Annette Ehrlich originally filed suit in Medina County Pleas Court on Oct. 24. In a notice of removal filed with the U.S. District Court in Cleveland on Thursday, Read More…