August 20, 2014

Medina
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Give the kids a happy holiday

MEDINA —There’s a new holiday tradition kicking off in Medina. This year, The Gazette will run a Not-Forgotten Box, a toy collection drive to benefit needy children in the area. Toys collected by The Gazette will be donated to Medina County residents served by the Salvation Army of Medina. The Gazette’s sister paper, The Chronicle-Telegram Read More…

BREAKING NEWS: Wadsworth strike averted

WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth Education Association and the Board of Education have reached a tentative agreement, averting a strike. Details will be forthcoming after the association holds its ratification meeting, Superintendent Dale Fortner said in an e-mail. In the meantime, he said, the association will be dismissing its strike notice. The Wadsworth Education Association, which Read More…

A crafty roundup: New books to inspire every crafter

Sandra Fahning Special to The Gazette A true craft lover doesn’t put the craft “toys” away just because warm weather has arrived. Nope, a really crafty person will just change gears and keep going all year round. Knitters will probably switch from large wool projects to cotton yarn and small items like dishcloths. Quilters might Read More…

Neil Simon’s Tony Award- winning play takes the stage in Brunswick

John Benson Special to The Gazette When Thomas Treichel first read Neil Simon’s Tony Award-winning play (and subsequent Academy Award-winning movie) “Lost in Yonkers,” the Brunswick resident just knew he had to be involved in its local production. That dream comes to fruition when the Brunswick Alumni Community Theatre stages its dinner theater show of Read More…

Sap flows during Gene Fulton’s final maple syrup season

By SANDY CIUPAK Special to The Gazette 2009 will be the first sugaring season at Maple Valley Farm without patriarch Gene Fulton, who passed away last March after a long illness. With Gene in Hospice care, last year’s season was an emotional one for his wife, Grace, and the rest of the family, but they Read More…

It takes a family to operate Maple Valley Farm

By SANDY CIUPAK Special to The Gazette Maple Valley Farm started out as a family operation, and that’s how it continues today. After the death of his father, Gene, Steve Fulton took on the farm’s major responsibilities, along with his wife, Beth. But the rest of the family plays a big role in the day-to-day Read More…

Pure Passion: Maple Valley Farm joins March tour of Northeast Ohio sugaring operations

By Sandy Ciupak Special to The Gazette GUILFORD TWP. — The Fulton family’s Maple Valley Farm may be on the March Maple Madness Tour for the first time this year, but their maple sugaring experience goes back more than a century. In the late 1800s, Isaac Fulton established the Guilford Township farm at 8701 Hubbard Read More…

Brunswick’s ‘Mr. Fix-It’ finally gets to fly like an eagle

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By Sandy Ciupak Special to The Gazette On Feb. 15, Ken Dudas of Brunswick was one of 150 new Eagle Scouts honored by the Greater Cleveland Council of the Boy Scouts of America in a ceremony at Cleveland’s Renaissance Hotel. Unlike the other recipients of scouting’s highest honor, Dudas wasn’t wearing his uniform. Even if Read More…

Medina grad competes in online contest for Red Carpet coverage

By John Benson Special to The Gazette And the Oscar goes to? For 2005 Medina High School graduate Chad Courtney, who is currently a senior at Bowling Green State University majoring in film production, the eventual goal is attending the Academy Awards ceremony and perhaps hearing his name read as winning cinematographer. While this dream Read More…

Medina grad competes in online contest for Red Carpet coverage

By John Benson Special to The Gazette And the Oscar goes to? For 2005 Medina High School graduate Chad Courtney, who is currently a senior at Bowling Green State University majoring in film production, the eventual goal is attending the Academy Awards ceremony and perhaps hearing his name read as winning cinematographer. While this dream Read More…