April 19, 2014

Medina
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Medina Schools names interim treasurer

MEDINA — The Medina school board on Monday named Cliff Reinhardt as interim treasurer. Reinhardt served as treasurer of the Willoughby-Eastlake school district for 10 years before retiring in 2012. He is expected to serve until the board finds a permanent replacement for Jim Hudson, who resigned in November to become treasurer of Avon Schools. Read More…

Jansen Wehrley named parks director

Pamela J. Miller | The Gazette MEDINA — Mayor Dennis Hanwell didn’t have to look far to find a new parks director for the city. Jansen Wehrley, 29, was appointed to head the department after working nearly six years as the city forester. He replaces Tim Swanson, who resigned to become the deputy director of Read More…

PDF IMAGE: National Weather Service briefs on hazardous weather

Check out this Hazardous Weather Briefing from the National Weather Service in Cleveland.

Updated list of meeting cancellations for Jan. 6

Below is an updated list of meetings for this evening. The following meetings have been canceled or postponed: 1. Brunswick Board of Education, organizational meeting, canceled. 2. Montville Township Board of Zoning Appeals, regular meeting, canceled. 3. Westfield Township trustees, organizational and regular meetings, postponed until Thursday, 7 p.m., township municipal complex, 6699 Buffham Road. The Read More…

Medina County felony court report for Jan. 6

The following people appeared in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Dec. 30, according to county Prosecutor Dean Holman: • Brandon Ball, 24, Knollwood Drive, Wadsworth, sentenced to six years in prison on seven counts of burglary, second-degree felonies, and one count of breaking and entering, a fifth-degree felony. • April Cantley, 33, West Union Street, Medina, Read More…

Questions about extreme cold answered

What is “wind chill” temperature? It is the temperature it “feels like” outside and is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by the effects of wind and cold. As the wind increases, the body is cooled at a faster rate causing the skin temperature to drop. Wind chill does not Read More…

Wind chill warning issued

With temperatures predicted to plunge to 10 to 15 below zero tonight, the Medina County Emergency Management Agency is warning residents to take precautions. A wind chill warning from the National Weather Service is in effect from noon today until 9 a.m. Wednesday. A wind chill warning is issued when winds combine with subfreezing temperatures Read More…

All schools closed Monday

All seven school districts serving Medina County will be closed Monday because of the extreme cold weather and most will remain shut until at least Wednesday. Black River Local Schools – closed Monday and Tuesday Brunswick City Schools – closed Monday and Tuesday Buckeye Schools – closed Monday Cloverleaf Local Schools – closed Monday and Read More…

Mother deemed fit to stand trial

MEDINA — A Medina County judge has found a mother accused of trying to smother her 6-year-old son is competent to stand trial. Terry J. Boyle, 32, of Medina, is scheduled for a jury trial in February in Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier’s courtroom. Boyle was arrested after her counselor at Alternative Paths, a Read More…

Class-action suits filed against Target

Michelle Mannion, of Amherst, was one of the Target shoppers whose information was stolen between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Northern District of Ohio’s U.S. District Court. The lawsuit contends that Target did little to notify customers of the breach and joins about 40 other suits that Read More…