August 22, 2014

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Official voting tally OKs Highland’s levy win

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The close vote changed for two levies on the May 3 ballot, but the result was the same — a win for Highland Schools and a tentative win for the Medina Township Police Department. With official results in Wednesday, the vote on Medina Township’s police levy remains close and there will be a recount on Read More…

Highland Schools levy passes by 17 votes

A voter checks in at the Granger Township Administration Building on Tuesday afternoon. Poll worker and township resident Barbara Downey, center, said the voter turnout had been “steady.” The only issue on the ballot in Granger was a 6.9-mill levy request for Highland Schools. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LIZ SHEAFFER)

GRANGER TWP. — After 12 years without new operating money, and three levy defeats since November 2009, voters gave Highland Schools a win Tuesday night. The 6.9-mill, 10-year emergency levy on the ballot passed 2,870 votes to 2,853, according to unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections. It is expected to bring in Read More…

U.S. Bank robbed in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — U.S. Bank, located inside Giant Eagle, 3440 Center Road, was robbed Wednesday afternoon, police said. The robber, described as a white male in his 30s, between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-8 and about 180 pounds, handed a teller a note demanding cash before leaving in an unknown direction, police said. He was wearing a black Read More…

Medina County businesses want to sell liquor

Several businesses in Medina County are asking voters to approve liquor sales. Precincts with local options on the Nov. 2 ballot are: • Brunswick, precinct 1-E, Sunday sales, Marc’s, 3303 Center Road; • Brunswick, precinct 2-H, Sun­day sales, Paninis, 3520 Center Road; • Brunswick, precinct 3-E, Sunday sales, Bianca’s, 4282 Beverly Hills Drive; • Medina, Read More…

Literacy Week at Windfall School

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GRANGER TWP. — As part of Literacy Week at Windfall School, Gazette staff writer Maria Kacik Kula read “If You Give a Moose a Muffin” by Laura Joffe Numeroff to children in Laura Granata’s class today. Monday marked the start of Literacy Week for students and staff at Windfall. Throughout the week-long celebration, students participated Read More…

At least 1 hurt in Medina accident

Rescuers respond to a two-car accident Thursday afternoon at Northland Drive and Boardman Alley in Medina. At least one person was transported to the hospital. Check Friday's Gazette for more on this story. (LIZ SHEAFFER / GAZETTE)

Hundreds gather to place flags on 15,200 gravesites

Don Kumhall lifted the bugle to his lips and the morning abuzz with the voices of children excited about honoring veterans softened to a hush. The mournful notes of taps sounded from Kumhall’s horn at the close of the 10th annual gravesite-decorating ceremony at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman on Saturday. Cemetery Read More…

ELECTION 2010 – Roads, bridges renewals; liquor sales before voters

Roads, bridges renewals; liquor sales before voters Two townships are asking voters to renew levies for roads and bridges on May 4, and businesses in four Medina County precincts seek the right to sell beer, wine or liquor. In Harrisville Township, the 1- mill, five-year road and bridge levy expires at the end of this Read More…

All creatures great and small

GUILFORD TWP. — It was spitting rain and sometimes snow outside Saturday; but inside, the tarantulas were warm and fuzzy. The hairy spiders were on display at the 14th annual Medina County Earth Day Celebration at the county park district’s Buffalo Creek Retreat. Earth Day is celebrated nationally on Thursday. Kids and their parents crowded Read More…

The business is blooming

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The colors of spring will grace the Medina County Home and Garden Show today to Sunday at the Community Center at the Medina County Fairgrounds, 735 W. Lafayette Road, Medina. Show hours are 1 to 8 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for Read More…