May 3, 2016

Medina
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Brunswick principal to retire, head to another school district

Applewood Elementary Principal Miklos “Mike” Kis said goodbye to Brunswick Schools last week after 18 years in the position. Kis will retire through the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio for several months before starting a new job as associate superintendent at Upper Scioto Valley School District in McGuffey. He is scheduled to assume the Read More…

Oakland Raiders draft Hinckley Township native

Staff and wire reports | The Gazette The Oakland Raiders made a surprising move Saturday, moving up in the draft to take Michigan State quarterback and Hinckley Township native Connor Cook with the second pick of the fourth round. Oakland is well set at quarterback with starter Derek Carr, but Cook provides them a potential Read More…

Local eyes fixed on Spectra gas pipeline explosion

Staff and wire reports | The Gazette Officials from Spectra Energy said Sunday that family members from six of nine evacuated households in western Pennsylvania have been able to return to their residences following a natural gas pipeline explosion. Officials in Westmoreland County, Pa., said the 30-inch Texas Eastern transmission line burst open around 8:15 Read More…

Medina school board to hold final superintendent interviews Monday

The Medina school board will conduct final interviews for the superintendent position during a special meeting Monday. The board will conduct regular business 5 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab at Medina High School, 777 E. Union St. Time has been set aside for public comment at the end of the session. The board will Read More…

Medina County Drug Task Force: 20 pounds of pot brownies found at Brunswick apartment

More than 20 pounds of brownies suspected to be laced with marijuana were seized from a Stoneybrook Lane apartment in Brunswick. “(The) quantity of THC-infused baked goods found in the apartment is of concern,” Medina County Drug Task Force director Gary Hubbard said in a statement. James Hirsch, 45, was arrested by task force agents Read More…

Bus route coming to Lodi

A new public bus route will be available to Lodi residents starting Monday, Lodi Family Center and Medina County Transit announced. It will be funded by a grant from Medina County Jobs & Family Services. The planned route and 14- passenger bus will cater to senior citizens, but is available to all Lodi residents at Read More…

Brunswick Hills Township sets off tornado siren

It wasn’t just a test when Brunswick Hills Township residents heard tornado sirens in addition to claps of thunder and strong winds howling early Tuesday. As a storm system passed through the area, a resident called at 3:34 a.m. to alert officials that he believed a tornado had struck his home on Marks Road. Sirens Read More…

Liverpool Township man charged in overdose death

ELYRIA — A Liverpool Township man is facing involuntary manslaughter and other charges stemming from a fatal overdose at a North Ridgeville hotel earlier this year. Kevin Dentz, 34, also is charged with corrupting another with drugs and two counts of trafficking in drugs. Lorain County Prosecutor Dennis Will said after the victim overdosed on Read More…

Spencer man injured in Route 83 crash

A Spencer man was taken to Akron City Hospital following a one-vehicle crash Monday evening on state Route 83 in Harrisville Township, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Trooper Daniel Harrison said Richard Sandy, 65, of Spencer, was traveling north at 5:06 p.m. on Route 83 in his 2011 Chevrolet pickup when he traveled off Read More…

ODOT updates county road projects

The Ohio Department of Transportation issued the following update Friday on area construction projects: U.S. Route 42 (Pearl Road) in Medina Township U.S. 42 (Pearl Road), at its intersection with Fenn Road, is restricted to narrower lane widths as part of an intersection improvement project. Lane widths are 10 feet on Fenn Road and 11 Read More…