March 6, 2015

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Local cable, Internet providers unchanged by controversial net neutrality protections

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The Federal Communication Commission’s recent ruling protecting “net neutrality” will not have any major effect on local cable and Internet providers. “The net neutrality ruling really has no bearing on us,” said David Corrado, CEO of the Medina County Fiber Network. The county-owned network, completed in 2012, includes 151 miles of 144-strand fiber optic cables Read More…

Medina students soar in weekly aero class at Wadsworth airport

Medina middle school students Trevor Satterwaite and Alek Mahjoubian participate in a flight simulation program at Wadsworth Municipal Airport. Trevor is pointing to the landing strip. (ALEC SMITH / GAZETTE)

Medina middle school students are learning how to fly. Five A.I. Root students started “Aero Group” and attend a class at the Wadsworth Municipal Airport every Tuesday. “I thought it would be cool if I could bring all my friends along and it would be awesome to learn stuff we didn’t know about flying,” eighth-grader Read More…

Medina Steak & Seafood Co. closed indefinitely

Medina Steak and Seafood Co., 538 W. Liberty St., has "available" real estate listings posted on its windows. (LAWRENCE PANTAGES / GAZETTE)

For 17 years, Medina Steak & Seafood Co. served hungry customers. Now the steakhouse will lay dormant indefinitely as owner, Ken Collins, 59, weighs his next move. A real estate sign saying the facility is “available” was posted inside the windows this week. “Times are changing and I want to change with them,” he said. Read More…

Tornado siren drill at 9:50 a.m. today countywide

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Tornado sirens will sound around the county today as part of a statewide drill at 9:50 a.m. All communities except for Brunswick will sound their sirens as part of the drill. Medina County Emergency Management Agency Director Christina Fozio said the drill is separate from monthly tests and is part of what is called Ohio’s Read More…