September 4, 2015

Medina
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Groups protest Jon Husted’s rejection of charter issues

Debra Beckstett, of Medina County, protests Wednesday outside the Athletic Club, 136 E. Broad Street, Columbus, where Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted gave a keynote address during the Metropolitan Club Luncheon. KATIE ANDERSON / GAZETTE

Dozens of people from across Ohio protested for hours Wednesday outside the Athletic Club, Columbus, where Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted gave a keynote address during the Metropolitan Club Luncheon. A group called the Ohio Community Rights Network, OHCRN, sponsored the protest, which was directed at Husted’s recent decision to remove multiple county charters from Read More…

Wadsworth considers dropping gun ban in parks

The Wadsworth City Council is considering eliminating a law that bans firearms in city parks because of a possible contradiction with a state law allowing guns in public parks. Wadsworth Law Director Norman Brague raised the issue at Council’s Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Tuesday. “I think we’re stuck with this decision,” Council President Tom Palecek told The Read More…

Medina County Home getting fixed up before Fall Foliage Tour

Renovations are underway at the Medina County Home on Wedgewood Road in Lafayette Township and should be complete for this year’s Fall Foliage Tour in October. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Renovations are under way at the Medina County Home to improve the building for the 46 residents and to get it groomed for this year’s Fall Foliage Tour next month. The $22,240 in renovations, included in this year’s annual budget, include the porches, steps, dining room and some resident rooms The county home, at 6144 Read More…

Vehicle crashes into Medina store, no injuries reported

The storefront of Vicarious Vapors at 
435 W. Liberty St. in Medina was damaged Tuesday when a Honda Civic crashed into it. (NIKKI RHOADES / GAZETTE)

A driver lost control of her 2006 Honda Civic on Tuesday morning and crashed through the front window of a Medina business, according to police reports. The woman, 75, was attempting to park outside Vicarious Vapors, an electronic cigarette store in a plaza at 435 W. Liberty St., at about 11:15 a.m. when she pressed Read More…