April 28, 2016

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Medina/Wayne equestrian team set for national event

Buckeye High School freshman Alexa Mier is a member of the Grimm Riders, an equestrian team that has trained for six months and has become one of 12 teams to qualify for a national event at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The Interscholastic Equestrian Association competition will be April 20-24. The group qualified Read More…

Medina County road work updates

The Ohio Department of Transportation on Friday announced the following updates on Medina County road projects: State Route 57 / I-71 State Route 57, at its bridge over Interstate 71, is reduced to one lane for repairs. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers. The work will also require lane restrictions on Read More…

Judge rules execs don’t have to pay in salmonella outbreak that killed Medina woman, eight others

A former peanut company executive serving a 28-year prison sentence won’t have to pay money to victims of a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to his Georgia plant, a federal judge ruled. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell and three co-defendants were spared by the judge’s order Wednesday from paying restitution to corporate customers Read More…

Former Wadsworth Council president Palecek dies

Wadsworth City Council observed a moment of silence Tuesday after members said they learned of the death of former council president Thomas Palecek. Council members said Palecek, 77, was in Arizona with his wife, Annette, when he died. He earlier had submitted his resignation to council for health reasons, effective April 1. Palecek had been Read More…

‘Spelling Bee’ on stage this weekend and next

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and again April 15 and 16 at the Haddad Theater in the Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway St., Medina. The show opened last Friday. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors age 65 and older and Read More…

2 from Litchfield killed in truck wreck

Two Litchfield Township men died early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash on state Route 18 in Lorain County, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Benjamin Metzger, 25, was driving his 2008 Ford F-350 east on Route 18, just past Indian Hollow Road, when his pickup traveled off the south side of the road, struck Read More…

County Board of Elections set to certify primary results

The Medina County Board of Elections will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday to certify the results of the March 15 primary. The meeting is expected to determine final counts that involve the processing of 855 provisional ballots along with 360 outstanding ballots from county voters. Officials said that some vote outcomes could change after the Read More…

Highland school bus in Friday crash; no passengers injured

A Highland school bus driver with nine students aboard pulled out of the way of an oncoming car, avoiding a head-on collision Friday morning, according to the Montville Police Department. Julian Robbins, 22, of Medina, was driving east on Sharon Copley Road about 7 a.m. near Bear Swamp Road and went left of the center Read More…

Lodi Police arrest Circle K robbery suspect

A man accused of using a pellet gun in a robbery of money and cigarettes from a Lodi convenience store was arrested by police early Friday morning, according to a news release from the Lodi Police Department. Christopher Brezina, 33, of West Salem in Wayne County, faces charges of aggravated burglary for allegedly robbing the Read More…

Pointing the way to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

About 100 people gathered at 210 Northland Drive in Medina on Wednesday afternoon, joining city leaders and members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 385 in a ceremony adding the name Vietnam Veterans Memorial Way to Northland. Northland is where the Medina County Veterans Service office is located as well as a monument honoring Vietnam Read More…