July 5, 2015

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Brunswick Hills Twp.-based company to pay annual cash dividend

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RPM International Inc., the Brunswick Hills Township-based specialty chemicals maker, announced Thursday it would pay a regular quarterly cash dividend of 26 cents a share. The dividend is payable July 31 to shareholders of record on July 13. RPM noted in a statement its last increase of 8.3 percent in October marked 41 consecutive years Read More…

Board of Elections to certify charter issue at Monday meeting

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The Medina County Board of Elections will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Monday to certify a proposed ballot initiative from the group called Sustainable Medina County. The group collected 5,600 signatures for a countywide ballot initiative that would create a county charter. The signatures were presented to the board last week. If approved Read More…

Hinckley Twp. trustees to vote on 10-year plan by end of July

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Hinckley Township is putting the final touches on a 10-year master development plan for the community. The township held a public hearing on the plan Monday, and trustees plan to vote on the plan at the end of July. “We wanted to be consistent with what the community wanted,” Trustee Martha Catherwood said. The plan Read More…

Hinckley Twp. trustees to hear discussion of 10-year plan

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The Hinckley Township Trustees will have a public hearing on the community’s 10-year comprehensive plan at 6:30 p.m. today at Hinckley Township Hall, 1410 Ridge Road. The plan has been developed over the last six months. Community members were solicited for their opinions by consultants OHM Advisors, hired by the township. OHM, based in Michigan, Read More…

Cities, villages, townships to host Independence Day activities

Fireworks explode over the campus of Medina High School on July 3, 2014. (GAZETTE FILE PHOTO)

Cities, townships and villages in Medina County announced the following schedule of events for the July 3-4 weekend: Friday, July 3 City of Medina Fireworks will be set off at the Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, at dusk. City of Wadsworth Fireworks will be set off at dusk in downtown Wadsworth. Saturday, July Read More…

Ladies treated like stars at night out on the square

Ruby Hudak, 8, poses with her mother, Amanda Hudak, center, and Mandy Heilman, left, and Coleen Morlock of VCS Salon & Spa on Thursday in front of Dan’s Dogs during Ladies Night Out in Medina. Hudak owns All Fired Up on the square and Morlock is a co-owner of VCS Salon & Spa. The bi-annual event features evening shopping hours and a chance to learn about hair and makeup products. VCS Salon & Spa encouraged people to take and share “selfies” during the event to be entered for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Despite threatening rain, a number of shoppers took to Medina’s Public Square on Thursday night to check out retail opportunities as part of the bi-annual Ladies Night Out event. Businesses stayed open late and many visitors took advantage of hairstyling and nail services offered by the staff at VCS Salon & Spa. “We wanted to Read More…

Group petitions Board of Elections to put charter issue on ballot

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A local group presented 5,600 Medina County signatures to the county Board of Elections on Thursday in the hope of getting a county charter issue on the November ballot. If approved by popular vote, the county charter — which includes a community bill of rights — would give county residents the ability to vote on Read More…

MatchStick Challenge: Against all odds; Mike Cramer’s recovery astounds doctors

Mike Cramer signs his release papers from a rehab facility in October 2012. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MANDII CRAMER)

Lisa Gayle Grayson | The Gazette Not everyone who signs up for a road race has the same motivation. For some, it is part of their training for a longer distance, such as a marathon. Others may participate because they are raising money for a great cause. In the case of Wadsworth residents Mike and Read More…

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

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Note: This page is updated most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Medina police Sunday, June 14 2:02 p.m. — 300 block N. Huntington St.; purse reported stolen from inside an unlocked car. Tuesday, June 16 12:15 a.m. — 500 block S. Broadway St.; Jason D. Roberts, 28, Read More…

Police, Medina County coroner investigating Brunswick death

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Brunswick police and the Medina County coroner are working to determine how a Brunswick man died at an apartment complex on June 18. Police responded to the 200 block of Hemlock Court at 7:26 p.m. Thursday after receiving a call about an unresponsive man. They found the body of Zachary C. Randa, 29, behind a Read More…