December 22, 2014

Medina
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Medina Twp. police have a new home

Medina Township police will be moving into a new home today. The new building, at 4877 Fenn Road, just west of Pearl Road, was purchased last year by the township because the Police Department was outgrowing its offices. “They were just running out of space,” Trustee Ken DeMichael said. The township bought the one-story office Read More…

Concerned citizens holding NEXUS pipeline meeting

GRAFTON TWP. — Residents concerned about the NEXUS gas transmission pipeline project will meet 7 p.m. today at Grafton Township Hall, 17109 state Route 83. The proposed 36-inch natural gas pipeline, which would run below the ground through Medina, Lorain and nine other counties in Ohio before heading north into Michigan to deliver natural gas Read More…

Montville Twp. police sergeant’s K-9 death trial delayed

Brett Harrison

The trial for a Montville Township sergeant accused of letting his K-9 police dog die in a hot car has been postponed at least next month. Sgt. Brett Harrison faces two counts of cruelty to animals, second-degree misdemeanors charging him with failing to provide the dog with shelter from heat and needlessly killing the animal Read More…

Lifelong patron to head Seville Library

Jamie Stilla

The Seville Library has a new manager. Lifelong library member Jamie Stilla, of Medina, has been named to the post, Heather Coontz, a library spokesperson, announced. “I have fond memories of visiting the library on a regular basis as a young girl and checking out tall stacks of books,” Stilla said Sunday. “These early experiences Read More…

Shooting woes hurt Grizzlies

WADSWORTH — Count on Wadsworth’s boys basketball team to hit more open shots than it did in the season opener Friday night. Therefore, count on the Grizzlies to win their share of games this season and put their 57-51 non-league loss to Firestone behind them. “I haven’t seen the stats, but I can’t believe we Read More…

NE Ohio Bob Evans restaurants join fundraiser for slain officer from Wadsworth

Justin Winebrenner

Bob Evans restaurants throughout Northeast Ohio will host a community fundraiser Dec. 15 to 19 to benefit Akron police Officer Justin Winebrenner, who was shot and killed Nov. 16 while off duty at an Akron bar. Winebrenner, 32, a native of Wadsworth, was trying to escort an unruly patron from Papa Don’s Pub, 1891 E. Read More…

Great Recession scars Medina County in 2009-2013 Census report

David Knox, Katie Anderson and Andrew Davis The Gazette How badly Medina County has been hurt by the slow recovery from the Great Recession is spelled out in a new Census Bureau report released today. The 2009-2013 American Community Survey includes data on income, housing values and poverty, in addition to myriad other topics, for Read More…

Gazette e-edition is free through Dec. 10

Readers, in light of recent delivery problems, we’ve opted to make the Gazette e-edition free to view through Dec. 10. The e-edition allows readers to view digital versions of the newspaper in its entirety and to search previous issues. For a word from The Gazette’s managing editor on the subject, click here. Click here to Read More…

Guilford Twp. couple guilty of neglecting emaciated dogs

A Guilford Township couple pleaded no contest Monday to neglecting two dogs that were rescued from the couple’s Greenwich Road home in September. Burdett and Augusta Crandall each was charged with cruelty against animals, first-degree misdemeanors punishable by up to six months in jail. Their sentencing date has not been scheduled, according to Wadsworth Municipal Read More…

Can you identify these Union soldiers?

(PHOTO PROVIDED)

Anyone with information is asked to call the Medina County Historical Society at (330) 722-1341 or email mchs@zoominternet.net. For more, check out Nancy Johnson’s story.