April 28, 2015

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Assisted-living expansion considered in Wadsworth

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A new assisted-living community may be coming to Wadsworth. The Village of St. Edward, a continuing care retirement center that has been providing services to seniors in Fairlawn since 1964, might expand onto part of the former Wadsworth Brickyard property at Main Street and Seville Road. “We see that there’s a need for safe-based care,” Read More…

Trivia competition raises $4,700 for Project: LEARN

Project: LEARN raised $4,700 from a one-night trivia competition last week in which 23 teams participated. Executive Director Karla Robinson said it was the fifth time the trivia contest was held to benefit Project: LEARN, a nonprofit that works on adult literacy issues. The winning team was from Westfield Group. Teams were permitted to have Read More…

Volunteers help seniors with home improvements

The nonprofit group Rebuilding Together began a new round of volunteer projects Saturday. The group’s spokesman, Cliff Bellar, said Saturday’s effort was coordinated with members of Medina Presbyterian Church and involved helping seniors with home improvements that make living independently easier. He said the group has worked on homes in Wadsworth, Seville, Lodi and now Read More…

Cloverleaf asks voters to renew 2-mill levy

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Cloverleaf Schools is asking voters on May 5 to renew a 2-mill, five-year levy for capital improvements. Superintendent Daryl Kubilus Jr. said the levy, if approved, would not raise taxes for property owners and isn’t the same as the operating levy voters approved last May. “The levy has been on the Cloverleaf books since 1985 Read More…

Photographer of the Parks spots wildflowers in full bloom (PHOTOS)

Trout lily

The Photographers of the Parks Club recently visited Hubbard Valley Park in search of wildflowers, which come to full bloom in the spring but do not last long. The species include trillium, bloodroot, trout lilies, skunk cabbage, spring beauties and mayapples among the walking trails. Annette Miller, who submitted these photos to The Gazette, said Read More…

Brunswick man, 57, charged after police witness indecent exposure

Carl Meyer

A 57-year-old Brunswick man has been charged with indecent exposure after police reported they witnessed him fondling himself while watching children at a bus stop outside his home. Carl Meyer, of the 1100 block of Warren Drive, is accused of watching the children through a window from inside his home on several occasions spanning February Read More…

Sobriety checkpoint announced for Wadsworth’s College Street

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A sobriety checkpoint for drivers is scheduled for 9 p.m. tonight in the 300 block of College Street in Wadsworth. Under federal law, police are required to alert the public to checkpoints in order to avoid violating search and seizure protections granted by the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Brunswick police Lt. Brian Ohlin, Read More…

Cat owner awarded $360 in civil suit

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A Medina County jury awarded a Norton woman $360 on Thursday for loss of property — 18 or more cats that were given away or euthanized. Angela Jones, 54, of Norton, had asked a common pleas jury to award her more than $25,000 in damages for the loss of her pets, which are viewed as Read More…

Panther showcases $13M world headquarters in Sharon Twp.

Panther Logistics employee Brian Witt cleans a trailer in preparation to update the decal on the back of the vehicle. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

Andrew Davis and Lawrence Pantages | The Gazette Panther Premium Logistics showcased its new, sprawling 50,000-square-foot world headquarters in Sharon Township to members of the Medina County Economic Development Corp. and invited guests Wednesday afternoon. Completed in December, the $13 million facility — which includes offices, a dispatch center and working space for drivers — 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 Tuesday, April 14 8:13 a.m. — 900 block Weymouth Road, police met with the Medina Park Department after it was reported that someone had damaged grass areas of Reagan Park with a vehicle. Read More…