April 21, 2015

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Free therapy advice available during National Occupational Therapy Month

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Occupational therapists at LLA Therapy will provide free advice and will conduct a free consultation/screening for families who have concerns about their child during National Occupational Therapy Month. LLA Therapy said it provides outpatient speech, occupational, physical, behavioral, musical and social therapy to children in clinics. It has locations in Medina, Fairlawn and Hudson. Additionally, Read More…

Montville Township officer cited for crash

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A Montville Township police officer was issued a traffic citation for rear-ending a 71-year-old Wadsworth woman’s vehicle while driving a police cruiser Wednesday. Officer Justin Bennett was cited for failing to maintain an assured clear distance ahead. Police Chief Terry Grice said no discipline has been levied against Bennett for the crash. Grice said the Read More…

Nominations sought for leaders in business, nonprofits, schools

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The Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio announced it is accepting nominations to recognize leaders in business, nonprofits, academic institutions and other groups for contributions in the workplace and the community. Women of Professional Excellence will be honored at a luncheon June 5 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. The group is seeking Read More…

Brunswick Hills-based RPM International sets dividend

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RPM International Inc. of Brunswick Hills Township announced Thursday a regular quarterly cash dividend of 26 cents a share. The dividend is payable April 30 to shareholders of record April 13. The company said its dividend increase of 8.3 percent in October 2014 was the 41st consecutive year of increases. RPM said that practice ranks 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. Lodi police Wednesday, March 25 6:30 p.m. — 200 block N. Academy St., police responded to report of a break-in at an apartment. The door had been forced open and a video system, video games Read More…

Police: Woman says she was robbed at knifepoint in Lodi

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LODI — A Harrisville woman was robbed at knifepoint last week outside the Circle K store at 441 Medina St. in Lodi. Lodi Police Chief Keith Keough said Wednesday the woman had picked up some items from the store and was walking to her car when two men wearing black hooded sweatshirts approached her. “She told Read More…

Body found near Hinckley Twp. park in suspected suicide

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HINCKLEY  — A man was found dead on Sunday near the Hinckley Reservation in what officials said appears to be a suicide. The body of Garrett Janos, 25, of Cuyahoga Falls, was found by two walkers, who notified Hinckley Township police. Police responded to the 2200 block of Parker Road and met with the walkers, who Read More…

Montville police officer hurt in two-vehicle crash

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MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP — A Montville police officer received minor injuries Wednesday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash on state Route 18. Montville police Lt. Matthew Neil said Officer Justin Bennett was taken by ambulance to Summa Health Center at Lake Medina with a wrist injury. Neil said the Montville Police Department is investigating the crash. He declined Read More…

U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci wins award for supporting business

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The National Association of Manufacturers presented U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, with the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence at a recent event at RPM in Brunswick Hills Township. RPM is a member of NAM. “The manufacturing industry is essential to our economy in Ohio’s 16th District and across the country,” Renacci said in a Read More…

Brunswick man suspected in additional bank robberies

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Larry Gore, the Brunswick man suspected of robbing a FirstMerit bank in Columbia Station last week, is also a suspect in three other bank robberies within the past year in Medina and Lorain counties, Medina County Sheriff Tom Miller said. “The joint bank robbery investigation was an amazing piece of collaboration,” Miller said. “There was Read More…