June 30, 2016

Medina
Partly sunny
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Fireworks, parades and more for Fourth of July weekend

Cities, townships and villages in Medina County announced the following schedule of events for the Fourth of July weekend: Saturday Brunswick and Brunswick Hills Township — Fireworks will begin at 10:30 p.m. at Brunswick High School, 3581 Center Road, as part of the city’s Summer Celebration. Sunday Brunswick and Brunswick Hills Township — The Grand Read More…

North Carpenter Road overhaul in the works

The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency has approved a plan to reconstruct North Carpenter Road between state Route 303 and Boston Road. NOACA approved financing through the Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Port Authority’s Infrastructure Financing Program for the Brunswick plan and four other Transportation Improvement Program projects totaling $60.1 million NOACA’s share is $44,537,946. The North Carpenter Read More…

300 parishioners assist community

Shalyn Ohnhaus, 8, paused to wipe her forehead. She didn’t stop long, though, before she plunged in for another scoop from the large mulch pile at Camp Paradise, the Montville Township camp for disabled adults. It was hot and grubby work for the St. Francis Xavier School second-grader. But she and her 6-year-old sister, Sereniti, Read More…

Brunswick couple arrested, faces heroin trafficking charge

A Brunswick couple is facing a trafficking in heroin charge, a fourth-degree felony, Brunswick police said Thursday. Danielle Spahn, 33, and Mark Jones, 36, were arrested and taken to Medina County Jail on Tuesday. Following the arrests, the Medina County Drug Task Force — assisted by Brunswick police, Medina County deputies and Montville Township police Read More…

Cavs’ Thompson signs autographs at Summit Mall Macy’s

FAIRLAWN — Cleveland Cavaliers star forward Tristan Thompson was greeted by 200 fans in person at the Macy’s department store in Summit Mall on Thursday night. Thompson made the appearance in Fairlawn at 6 p.m. A crowd estimated at another 100 came with the shoppers to see Thompson in person. Under the Macy’s promotion, the Read More…

Cavs’ Thompson to sign autographs today

The afterglow of the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the 2016 NBA Finals will continue at 6 p.m. today when star forward-center Tristan Thompson appears at an autograph signing at the Macy’s at Summit Mall, 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Store officials said after Macy’s opens today at 10 a.m., the first 200 customers to make a Read More…

Thousands downtown already for Cavs parade

CLEVELAND — Thousands of people are downtown already, and thousands more are trying to get there, for the first championship parade in Cleveland Cavaliers history — and the first major sports title in Cleveland in 52 years. The public was encouraged to take public transportation, and seems to have heeded that advice in droves. The Greater Read More…

Special Olympics torch passes through county

Area law enforcement and local Special Olympians helped carry the torch through the county as part of a 1,000-mile run culminating in this weekend’s state summer games in Columbus. The Medina Leg was just one part of the statewide torch run organized in anticipation for Special Olympics Ohio’s 47th State Summer Games from June 24 Read More…

YMCA receives donation

The YMCA of Wooster has received a donation from Kinder Morgan, developer of the Utopia East Pipeline project, to install a climbing room in its recently renovated Gymnastics Center. Allen Fore, vice president of public affairs for Kinder Morgan, presented a check for $15,000 to the YMCA of Wooster CEO and executive director Gwen Sommer Read More…

Arts Council fundraiser recognizes supporters

Several Medina County restaurants took part in a Thursday fundraising event called the Medina County Arts Council Summer Soiree. The event at the Allardale Park Lodge in Hinckley had about 80 participants and honored Michael Sferro and Sarah Jane Ingraham along with an organization called Cliffside Artists Collaborative. Restaurants included P.J. Marley’s, Corkscrew Saloon, 111 Read More…