April 23, 2014

Medina
Mostly clear
41°F

Wind power to the people

LIVERPOOL TWP. — Three D Metals Corp. is using the wind to lower its electric bill. Last month, a 100-kilowatt wind turbine began spinning at Three D Metals, the first commercial turbine in Medina County, the company said. There were “so many government incentive programs out there” that the out-of-pocket cost of it is “far Read More…

Lou Sattelmaier, businessman, racing enthusiast, anti-drug speaker, dies at 74

BRUNSWICK — Lou L. Sattelmaier was known for his 33 years on the national auto racing circuit as well as for his involvement in drug prevention. Sattelmaier, 74, died Monday of multiple system atrophy, a disease similar to Parkinson’s, said his son, John. The Brunswick resident and his wife of 47 years, Florence Elaine, raised Read More…

For Alyssa

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BRUNSWICK — Alyssa Lee, critically injured in a Dec. 11 crash, hangs on to life at Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center. The Brunswick 16-year-old sustained serious brain injuries in a deer-related crash on Substation Road, relatives said. Her parents, Rob and Tanya Lee, decided to take her off her respirator Monday, family members said. She is Read More…

Snow job

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Patrolman Bryan Wayne of the Hinckley Township Police Department shovels snow off the department’s sidewalk on Monday. Snow fell steadily throughout the area on Monday. (Audrey McCrone / Gazette)

Tri-C plans Brunswick center

BRUNSWICK — Cuyahoga Community College plans to bring as many educational opportunities as possible to area residents with its planned $10.2 million Brunswick College Center. “We’re very excited about it,” At-large Councilman Pat McNamara said, “because it’s on the Brunswick High School campus and right next to the library and recreation center.” The 30,000-square-foot, three-story Read More…

Family sells property but makes deal with store developer to remain

MONTVILLE TWP. — More than four decades ago, Phil and Mary Annabelle Mast built a home at 5864 Wooster Pike, settled in and raised two children. The property, which just barely sits in the township on a tiny tongue of land that juts into the city of Medina, one day will be part of a Read More…

Driver hurt in crash gets minor citation

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YORK TWP. — An 18-year-old Brunswick resident will be cited for improper passing following a crash Nov. 19 on Abbeyville Road, Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Joshua Swindell said. Kyle Lezark was listed in fair condition Wednesday at Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center, a hospital spokesperson said. He had been listed in critical condition following the accident Read More…

Christmas in Colonies festival offers chance for crafts, cheer

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MEDINA — Toddler Kailin Sheiver displayed a toothy grin Friday as she pointed at the “Candyland Christmas” tree. Her grandparents, Don and Lynn Fortelka of Parma, said the artificial tree was the first item to grab the 17-month-old’s attention. The “Candyland” tree was one of several on display as part of the Festival of Trees Read More…

Give the kids a happy holiday

MEDINA —There’s a new holiday tradition kicking off in Medina. This year, The Gazette will run a Not-Forgotten Box, a toy collection drive to benefit needy children in the area. Toys collected by The Gazette will be donated to Medina County residents served by the Salvation Army of Medina. The Gazette’s sister paper, The Chronicle-Telegram Read More…

Sheriff, Medina police pool resources

MEDINA — The Medina Police Department and Medina County Sheriff’s Office are pooling resources and cooperating in order to cut costs. As part of Operation Teamwork, “detectives will be working together and SWAT will be working together to save funds,” Sheriff Neil Hassinger said. “With Operation Teamwork, we will save money on training costs and Read More…