May 27, 2016

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Leadership Medina County gives gift to commissioners

An original painting from local watercolor artist Richard Doyle was donated to Medina County commissioners Tuesday by Leadership Medina County. It will be displayed at the Medina County Courthouse on Public Square. The painting, entitled “Medina County Townships,” commemorates the 25th anniversary of Leadership Medina County. Doyle, of Wadsworth, is a 2008 LMC graduate. Kristine Read More…

Debate rages over Medina courthouse

Medina City Council continues to butt heads with Medina Municipal Court Judge Dale H. Chase on plans for a new courthouse. The two sides can’t agree on whether to:  build a new courthouse on the east side of North Elmwood Avenue (unlikely at this point);  or renovate the existing property at 135 N. Elmwood Ave. Read More…

Montville police, sheriff’s office get grants for outreach

The Medina County Sheriff’s Office and Medina Community Police Activities League in Montville Township have been awarded funding as part of a program of state community-police relations grants. The sheriff’s office received $7,438.46 and Montville police received $9,500. The sheriff’s office will put the funds toward Project Read Inside to Outside. The program’s goal is Read More…

Wild Ones aims to help butterflies, bees

A Lodi woman has established a Cleveland-area chapter of the Wild Ones, a nonprofit advocacy group that promotes landscaping techniques and practices that preserve and restore native plants. The group’s first meeting, which is open to the public, is at 7 tonight at Heritage Farm, 4613 Laurel Road, Brunswick. “Wild Ones is a nationwide organization Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, May 23

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What a forensics expert is saying about EgyptAir crash Human remains retrieved from the crash site of Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft. 2. Sanders: Convention could Read More…

Man accused of leaving dead girl in crib chooses bench trial

A Medina County jury will not decide the innocence or guilt of a Medina man accused of leaving the body of his 20-month-old daughter in her crib for more than a month. Eric Warfel, 34, waived his right to a jury trial Monday afternoon. Instead, Warfel and his lawyers opted for a bench trial to Read More…

Brunswick police chief responds to online video

Brunswick Police Chief Carl DeForest released a statement Monday afternoon on Facebook in support of a sergeant’s actions with a city resident during an investigation of a neighborhood theft. DeForest’s statement came in response to a video posted Friday on YouTube by a Brunswick resident. Two different videos were posted on YouTube by a user Read More…

Highland High Schools’ gown change riles up senior

A student’s online article is questioning the color of graduation gowns all Highland High School seniors will wear on their big day Saturday: green. Senior Lindsay Gatsios, chair of the HHS Young Americans for Freedom, wrote the article titled, “Student Take: Highland High School Mandates Gender Neutral Graduation Robes” that was published on www.yaf.org last Read More…

Medina police pay tribute to Tom DeLeone

Members of the Medina Police Department wore black arm bands Monday to honor the late Tom DeLeone. DeLeone, 65, died Sunday at his home in Park City, Utah, of brain cancer. He played 13 seasons in the NFL from 1972 to 1984, the last nine with the Browns. He was hired as an auxiliary officer Read More…

None seriously hurt as Cloverleaf bus, 2 cars wreck near Lodi

A Cloverleaf school bus was involved in an accident with two vehicles at about 1 p.m. Monday at Vandemark Road and U.S. Route 224 in Harrisville Township. Officials said no “apparent serious” injuries were reported. The bus was “in the process of transporting students to school” for afternoon kindergarten, Cloverleaf Superintendent Daryl Kubilus said when Read More…