August 2, 2014

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NASA Glenn launches $20.5M center

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By Steve Fogarty and Loren Genson The Gazette CLEVELAND — The last time a new office building went up at the NASA Glenn Research Center, John F. Kennedy was president and the Beatles had yet to trigger the British invasion of America. Which is why the center’s new $20.5 million, energy-efficient and ultra-modern Mission Integration Center Read More…

One arrest at Montville Twp. OVI checkpoints last weekend

Two OVI checkpoints in Montville Township Saturday resulted in one OVI arrest. The checkpoints were set up on state Route 18 and state Route 3 and nearby area were the focus of “saturation patrols.” The first checkpoint was on Route 18, between River Styx Road and the Interstate 71 interchange. That checkpoint lasted an hour Read More…

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

Note: This page is updated every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Man arrested after trying to enter home BRUNSWICK — A 45-year-old Brunswick man was arrested Monday night after police said he tried to enter a home on Regal Avenue. Police were called to the 4200 block of Regal Avenue after a resident reported someone banging Read More…

PHOTOS: ATVs sling mud off tires at county fair’s motocross event

Dan Hoisington (71), from Medina, and Nicholas Walkuski, from Medina, battle in the ATV A race during the motocross at the Medina County Fair. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Check out these photos from the motocross event at this year’s Medina County Fair. Check Thursday’s Gazette for a story and more photos.

Couple gets prison for burglary spree

MEDINA — A Grafton couple were sent to prison Monday for their involvement in a six-month string of burglaries in Liverpool Township last year. Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier sentenced Jerimiah Covey, 36, to 15 years in prison on Monday for 11 counts of burglary, second-degree felonies punishable by up to eight years in Read More…

PHOTOS: Cars collide at Monday’s Demolition Derby


Check out these photos of Monday’s Demolition Derby at the Medina County Fair. There was a story about the derby in the next day’s newspaper.

RPM to pay $800M to trust for asbestos claims, stock jumps

Staff and wire reports BRUNSWICK HILLS TWP. — RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to Bondex International, a business owned by RPM’s Specialty Products Holding Corp. The company said Monday that the agreement still needs the Read More…

Indians’ Carlos Santana named American League Player of the Week

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Carlos Santana could not be much hotter. Too bad the same can’t be said for his team. The Cleveland Indians, who open an eight-game homestand tonight against the Seattle Mariners, are coming off a 10-3 win over the Royals on Sunday. Unfortunately for them, that was just their second win in their last eight games. Read More…

This week’s Medina County park events listing for the month of August

The following is a list of Medina County Park District programs and activities for this week and the month of August. All events are free unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register, visit or call (330) 722-9364. Thursday • Cycling Makes Sense Fitness Ride, Chippewa Rail Trail, parking lot on south side of Read More…

Sobriety check points Saturday on state Route 18 and state Route 3

MONTVILLE TWP. — The Medina County OVI Task Force along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol will conduct two sobriety checkpoints Saturday night. The first will begin at 9:30 p.m. on state Route 18 (Medina Road) near River Styx Drive,  west of the Interstate 71 interchange. The second will be at midnight on state Route Read More…