September 1, 2014

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Medina Township trustee interviews to be public

Medina Township trustees plan to conduct public interviews in October with candidates for Trustee Michael Todd’s seat. Trustee Ken DeMichael said Sunday he and Trustee Ray Jarrett have been accepting resumes since Aug. 19 after they received Todd’s letter of resignation, effective Oct. 1. DeMichael said he and Jarrett will interview any applicants for the Read More…

Pink Floyd tribute band closes out Rally in the Alley season

Mark Brennan, lead guitarist of Wish You Were Here, a Cleveland-based Pink Floyd tribute band, and Jon Darling, drums, perform at the final Rally in the Alley of the season Sunday night behind Main Street Cafe on Medina’s Public Square. (KATIE ANDERSON / GAZETTE)

Rylee Deluna hasn’t missed the annual Rally in the Alley show featuring the Cleveland-based Pink Floyd tribute band, Wish You Were Here, in nine years. That’s her entire life. Rylee is 9. Since she was a baby, Rylee’s been rallying in the parking lot behind Main Street Cafe, 17 Public Square, on her favorite daddy-daughter Read More…

Hikers to be rewarded for walking park trails

Rain soaks the path at the Abbeyville Road entrance to the Lester Rail Trail on Sunday in York Township. The trail is one of 20 in the Medina County Park District’s Trekking Through Autumn self-guided hiking program, which begins today. (KATIE ANDERSON / GAZETTE)

The Medina County Park District again is offering awards to hikers who cover at least eight of 20 designated trails. Trekking Through Autumn is a self-guided hiking program, which began in 2007 and is aimed at showcasing the beauty of fall in Medina County’s parks. The program begins today. To win an award, participants must Read More…

Library outreach coordinator Ann Plazek recognized

Ann Plazek, director of community outreach for the Medina County District Library, stands inside the library’s bookmobile last week. Plazek received the outreach award from the Ohio Library Council for her work to bring services to underserved areas of the community. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Medina Library Outreach Coordinator Ann Plazek has been awarded the Outreach Service Award from the Ohio Library Council. The award will be presented at a luncheon in October honoring top-performing libraries and staff throughout the state. Plazek said her outreach services staff, including eight employees and several volunteers, helped earn the award. “This is not Read More…

Medina Hospital celebrates its 70th anniversary

Medina Hospital employees and local leaders gather Thursday afternoon to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Medina Hospital and the fifth anniversary of Cleveland Clinic’s ownership of the facility. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Staff and officials came together on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Medina Hospital. For hospital President Dr. Thomas Tulisiak, managing the growth of the hospital is important to him personally: His four children were born at Medina Hospital. Tulisiak joined the staff of the hospital in 1983, and took over as president Read More…