February 7, 2016

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Lodi police to hold third-annual community meeting on heroin epidemic

The Lodi Police Department announced it is holding a community meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Lodi American Legion Post 523, 120 Bank St., to educate the public on the heroin epidemic. Chief Keith Keough said it’s the third year his department has held a meeting on the topic. “We have it each year Read More…

Wadsworth man hurt in motorcycle crash in Seville

A Wadsworth man remained in intensive care condition Friday, two days after he was flown from the scene of a Seville motorcycle crash to Summa Akron City Hospital. Nickolas Nixon, 31, of Wadsworth, was hospitalized after his motorcycle crashed on Park Avenue West outside a Dairy Queen restaurant on Wednesday afternoon. The Ohio Highway Patrol Read More…

Police: Teen using LSD tried to break into Granger Township home

A 16-year-old on LSD ate glass while trying to enter a Granger Township home last weekend, according to police. But the Richfield teen’s father disputes the police’s claims, stating his son was seeking help after a fight with another teen. The father said his son never took LSD or ingested glass. The father’s name is Read More…

Meetings set for Medina schools’ superintendent search

Three public meetings have been scheduled to gather input on the Medina City Schools’ search for a new superintendent. Earlier this week, the Medina Board of Education voted to use the Educational Service Center of Medina County to help with the search for the replacement for Superintendent Dave Knight. He is scheduled to resign on Read More…

UPDATES: Two dead in Hinckley Township shooting; housemate charged

A 42-year-old man was charged Friday with the shooting deaths of two of his housemates, police said. Dean Simms, 42, was charged with two counts of aggravated murder after Cindy Gesaman, 52, and Randy Szychowicz, 45, were found dead in their Hinckley Township home Friday morning, according to Hinckley police. Hinckley police and Brunswick police Read More…

10 things to know, Friday, Feb. 5

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Fireworks fly in first one-on-one Democratic debate Hillary Clinton accuses Bernie Sanders of subjecting her to an “artful smear” regarding her Wall Street links while Sanders suggests the former secretary of state is a captive of America’s Read More…

Cleveland YWCA leader to speak at forum

Margaret Mitchell, president and chief executive officer of the YWCA of Greater Cleveland, will be a keynote speaker at the 14th Black History Month program at Second Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. The American Association of University Women’s Medina County branch and Second Baptist Church are the program sponsors. Second Baptist is Read More…

Medina development gets new marketing associate

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The latest member of the city of Medina’s Economic Development Office has hit the ground running. Barbara Dzur was hired Jan. 4 as the city’s economic development and marketing associate. In her new position with the city, she will work with Economic Development Director Kimberly Marshall and administrative assistant Sandy Davis. “This is a new Read More…

Charter granted for Medina civilian police lodge

The Medina County Fraternal Order of Police Associates officially received a charter as Lodge No. 99 last weekend. The charter means Lodge No. 99 will be a civilian lodge set up to support the Medina County Fraternal Order of Police, or FOP, Lodge No. 204. The FOPA currently has 18 members. The group said it Read More…

10 things to know, Thursday, Feb. 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Leaders seek record $9 billion in funds for Syria They are meeting in London to pledge financial assistance for millions of Syrians displaced by war — and try to slow the chaotic exodus of refugees to Europe. Read More…