October 30, 2014

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Festival of Trees lights up holiday giving

Christmas is eight weeks away, but it isn’t too early for some to think about buying a holiday tree, especially if it benefits a good cause. More than 300 people already have registered for the eighth annual Festival of Trees Nov. 6 at Weymouth Country Club in Medina Township. “This is the biggest crowd we’ve Read More…

Montville Twp. police officer pleads not guilty in K-9 dog’s death

Sgt. Brett Harrison

MEDINA — A Montville Township police sergeant pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning in Medina Municipal Court to misdemeanor charges in the death of his police dog by heatstroke last month. Sgt. Brett Harrison is facing two counts of animal cruelty, second-degree misdemeanors that carry up to three months in jail and $750 in fines each. Read More…

Black River teacher, student attendance low day after threats

Superintendent Chris Clark

Safety concerns at Black River Schools prompted parents to pull their children out of class Wednesday, one day after the district received a series of bomb threats that closed the campus for the day. Teacher attendance also was down. After a bomb threat was received Tuesday morning at the high-school level, all buildings were closed. Read More…

2014 trick or treat times, dates across Medina County


TRICK OR TREAT Saturday, Oct. 25 • Hinckley Township, Halloween Haunt, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Center and Ridge roads. Hinckley area businesses will open their doors to trick-or-treaters. Participants can carve pumpkins and fire trucks will be on display. Sunday, Oct. 26 • Granger Township, 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 • Wadsworth, 6 to 8 p.m. Read More…