October 2, 2014

Medina
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Auditor: Worker fired over ‘irate’ confrontation with staff in office

Mike Kovack

Katie Anderson and Nick Glunt | The Gazette Medina County Auditor Michael Kovack fired his information technology manager, Annette Ehrlich, charging her with coming to the office on Sept. 18 and harassing his staff. The pre-disciplinary notice sent to Ehrlich stated that “while on paid administrative leave you came to the offices of the Medina Read More…

Medina County teens learn how to lead

The Junior Leadership Medina County Class of 2015 kicked off its year with a two-day retreat at the Krabill Shelter of the Medina County Park District and on the Challenge course at the Medina County Career Center. The 46 class members include students from area schools and homeschooled students. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

The Junior Leadership Medina County Class of 2015 spent two days getting to know each other and building their leadership skills last weekend. At a retreat at the Krabill Shelter of the Medina County Park District and on the Challenge course at the Medina County Career Center, students from around the county were able to Read More…

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

Note: This page is updated every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Medina police Thursday, Sept. 25 9:26 a.m. — 200 block S. Court St., juvenile charged with vandalizing Uncle Eddie’s RV from the movie “Christmas Vacation” outside of Castle Noel. 11:39 a.m. — 500 block Birch Hill Drive, car tires reported slashed overnight. 2:18 p.m. — Read More…

Medina County park events spanning October 2014

Leaves are beginning to turn at the lake in the Medina County Park District's Letha House Park, 5800 Richman Road, Chatham Township. The Park is one of the stops on the Fall Foliage Tour, Oct. 11-12. DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE

The following is a list of Medina County Park District programs and activities for the month of October. All events are free unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register, visit www.medinacountyparks.com or call (330) 722-9364. Thursday, Oct. 2 • Your Woods, Water, and Wildlife Workshop, The Lodge at Allardale, 141 Remsen Road, Granger Township, Read More…

Road closing today: Substation Road in Brunswick Hills Twp.

Substation Road, between Sleepy Hollow and Laurel roads in Brunswick Hills Township, will be closed today for a culvert replacement. The road is expected to reopen Tuesday, according to the township service department. South Carpenter Road, between Sleepy Hollow Road and Twain Circle, will close Oct. 6 for two days while workers repair the pavement Read More…

Clevelander charged with trafficking in heroin

Richard Clark

A Cleveland man was charged with trafficking in heroin after police said he sold heroin to an undercover officer with children present. Richard L. Clark, 35, was arrested Wednesday after he was stopped by state troopers on Interstate 71 just north of Center Road in Brunswick, according to the Medina County Drug Task Force. A Read More…

Knights have too much firepower for Colts

John Urchek The Gazette MACEDONIA — Despite its best effort, the Cloverleaf football team could not spoil homecoming for Nordonia on Friday. Ranked ninth in The Associated Press Division II poll, the Knights scored touchdowns on five of their six first-half possessions to come away with a 34-0 Suburban League victory. “They’re a good football Read More…

Devils get sweet homecoming victory

Jonathan Huff The Gazette BRUNSWICK — It was all one-way traffic for the Brunswick football team. The Blue Devils responded to their first loss with focus and ruthlessness Friday, beating Normandy 42-0 in Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division play. Running back Jacob Martin led the offense in the homecoming game with 11 carries, 139 yards and Read More…

Week 5 Medina County High School Football Scores

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It’s Week 5 of high school football, and we’ve got you covered for Medina County scores. If you’re interested in Lorain County scores, head over to our sister paper, The Chronicle-Telegram. We’ll keep this page updated with scores as we get them. Do you have a score update that we haven’t posted yet? Post it Read More…

Black Tie masquerade to reveal $40K in raffle prizes

The Medina Hospital Foundation will host its annual Black Tie Affair fundraiser Oct. 25 at the Blair Center in Westfield Center. Proceeds from the masquerade-themed gala will support Cleveland Clinic children’s services at Medina Hospital. Betsy Kling, chief meteorologist for WKYC-TV, will be the event’s mistress of ceremonies. “This year marks a significant change in Read More…