February 12, 2016


Sears Hardware shuts its doors


The Sears Appliance & Hardware Store at 1180 N. Court St. closed on Wednesday. The store was considered an anchor of the CenterPointe Plaza. “This is a travesty,” Dave’s Cosmic Subs owner Adam Loyd said. “They acted like a regular hardware store. They were real customer-oriented.” Mike Donohoe, who independently owned and operated the Sears Read More…

Medina Council to host recycling meeting Feb. 1

Medina will host a discussion of recycling options Monday, Feb. 1. Council will meet with officials from Wadsworth and Brunswick, as well as township and village officials from across the county. The meeting will include a presentation from The Optiva Group. The Cleveland-based company is proposing to take over the Medina County Central Processing Facility Read More…

Brunswick, Valley City chambers of commerce to merge

The Brunswick Area Chamber of Commerce and the Valley City Chamber of Commerce will merge April 1. The new creation will be known as the Northern Medina County Chamber Alliance. Melissa Krebs, president and chief executive officer of the Brunswick Area Chamber, will assume the same role with the new alliance. “We’re better serving our Read More…

Conference set for Feb. 24 in dead-toddler case

A status conference has been scheduled in the criminal case of a Medina man accused of leaving his 20-month-old daughter’s body in a crib for more than a month. Attorneys in the case of Eric Warfel, along with the county prosecutor and Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier will meet at 1 p.m. Read More…

Effort will aid children of Orrville shooting victim

A donation event has been organized on behalf of the three daughters of Emily A. Young, 24, a Black River High School graduate who was shot and killed Jan. 7 in Orrville. Young is survived by three daughters — 2-year-old Adrianna and 6-month-old twins Helaina and Delainee. Items may be taken Saturday and Sunday to Read More…

Two injured in Brunswick Hills crash


A three-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Brunswick Hills Township sent two people to the hospital. The names of the injured were not available Monday. A 2000 Chevrolet pickup pulling out of a driveway on Marks Road at about 12:40 p.m. failed to yield to a 2007 Chevrolet Impala traveling north, Ohio Highway Patrol Sgt. Richard Sprague Read More…

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Learning how to save a life


The new year has brought in a series of rescue and first aid classes offered by the Medina Fire Department. The subject covered in Thursday’s first event for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The other classes to come are a first aid class scheduled for Jan. 14, the Heart Saver CPR/AED class on Jan. 21, and the Family Read More…