May 3, 2016

Medina
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30 seniors honored at Spring Leadership Ball

Karen Dombi could not help but marvel at the accomplishments of 30 young women who were honored as community leaders Saturday night at the 58th Spring Leadership Ball. The event sponsored by Feeding Medina County attracted 315 people at Weymouth Country Club and raised about $7,000. Dombi attended to celebrate the achievements of her daughter, Read More…

Rally, walk in Medina spotlight suicide

In the 2 1/2 years since Matthew Homyk took his life at age 14, his story about “too much” bullying and cyber-bullying has traveled worldwide. “We’re here to celebrate Matthew’s spirit,” grandfather Ray Homyk Sr. said Sunday, noting that 13 family members attended a public rally and walk as part of a prevention awareness program Read More…

Montville Township offices move into new home

With some of its operations based in a former school building that was more than 100 years old, Montville Township has for a long time needed modern space — and more room — for its government offices. Now that construction has been completed, officials are ready for an open house 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday Read More…

Workers sought for gas station, convenience store in Medina Township

A Truenorth convenience store and Shell gas station is expected to open next week in Medina Township. Ryan Howard, chief operating officer of Brecksville-based Truenorth, said there are still last-minute inspections needed for the 3131 Medina Road location, which was previously a Pizza Hut. “It will be the middle of next week,” Howard said. Formed Read More…

10 things to know, Friday, April 29

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. North Korea imprisons U.S. citizen North Korea sentences an American of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year. 2. Why Read More…

Future wide open for Browns

BEREA — When the trades stopped, the Browns chose Baylor receiver Corey Coleman. He won the Biletnikoff Award in 2015 as college football’s top receiver and totaled a school-record 33 touchdown catches in three seasons. He has elite speed and jumping ability and fills a giant need for a Browns roster lacking playmakers. The Browns Read More…

Medina County gearing up for better bicycle map

bike map Medina County is home to a network of bicycle paths, but without signage, the routes are often unclear or unknown, according to County Commissioner Tim Smith. Smith said he hopes a resolution to make the newly revised bike path map “official” could be the first step toward signage. County commissioners are expected to Read More…

Medina school board to hold final superintendent interviews Monday

The Medina school board will conduct final interviews for the superintendent position during a special meeting Monday. The board will conduct regular business 5 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab at Medina High School, 777 E. Union St. Time has been set aside for public comment at the end of the session. The board will Read More…

Medina County Drug Task Force: 20 pounds of pot brownies found at Brunswick apartment

More than 20 pounds of brownies suspected to be laced with marijuana were seized from a Stoneybrook Lane apartment in Brunswick. “(The) quantity of THC-infused baked goods found in the apartment is of concern,” Medina County Drug Task Force director Gary Hubbard said in a statement. James Hirsch, 45, was arrested by task force agents Read More…

Courts shifting the way addicts treated

Cases related to drug and alcohol abuse are dominating the Medina County judicial system, but court officials say more prison or jail time is not the answer. “I like the concept of problem-solving courts,” Common Pleas Judge Joyce V. Kimbler said. “We’re not looking so much at punishment, but how we solve these problems.” Attorneys Read More…