December 19, 2014


Police lieutenant: I discovered scheme after my credit card was rejected


Police are urging residents to review their online credit card statements following the Wednesday arrests of three men suspected of playing a role in credit card fraud at stores in Wadsworth, Brunswick, Strongsville and Fairlawn. One of the victims was Montville police Lt. Matt Neil, who said he discovered the fraud Monday when his credit Read More…

It’s not too late to get a flu shot as outbreak hits Ohio


Flu season is here, but it is not too late to get vaccinated, health officials say. “Everyone should get vaccinated, but most importantly children and anyone with chronic conditions or diseases and the elderly,” Dr. Matt Vrobel, of Medina Hospital, said. “Those are the particular populations that are hit the hardest.” According to the Centers Read More…

Concerned citizens holding NEXUS pipeline meeting

GRAFTON TWP. — Residents concerned about the NEXUS gas transmission pipeline project will meet 7 p.m. today at Grafton Township Hall, 17109 state Route 83. The proposed 36-inch natural gas pipeline, which would run below the ground through Medina, Lorain and nine other counties in Ohio before heading north into Michigan to deliver natural gas Read More…

PHOTOS: Elf School is in session, Gazette continues toy donation drive


Only three days left to donate new toys and food items to The Gazette’s Not-Forgotten Box. The Gazette has a goal of 2,000 toys, and 785 have been donated so far! Items can be dropped off 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday at the newspaper, 885 W. Liberty St., Medina. Tax-deductible monetary donations also Read More…

$400K will be due from local governments for fiber network

Local governments will be responsible for about $400,000 this spring to cover a December bond payment for the Medina County Fiber Network. Local governments chipped in $523,802 in October to help subsidize the fiber network’s cash reserve. The network made a $600,000 bond payment in June on $14.4 million in bonds used to construct the Read More…

Gazette makes final push for Not-Forgotten Box toy, food donation drive


So far, The Gazette has collected 601 toys and more than $1,100 in cash and gift cards for the Medina Salvation Army. The Not-Forgotten food donation bin has been filled three times since collections began in November. There are only a few days left to donate. To help The Gazette reach its goal of 2,000 Read More…

PHOTOS: Theater company puts on ‘Miracle on 34th Street” through Christmas season


Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative to share refunds

About 19,300 former and current customers of the Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative will share more than $1.28 million in refunds from the utility’s capital fund. Cooperative President John Eaton said the refunds are possible because the customers are the member-owners of the cooperative and “provide the necessary capital for the cooperative to operate, maintain and Read More…

Boy, 4, mesmerized by model trains at community center show


Eyes wide, Lucas Moyer, 4, watched model trains run along tracks Sunday afternoon at the Medina Model Railroad and Toy Show. “He’s in a candy shop right now,” said his mother, Ashley Moyer. “This is a big thing for him. We went to the show at the I-X Center, and he’s just really into it.” Read More…

Go-kart project on track in Medina, to open early next year


Go-kart enthusiasts soon will be able to zip and zoom around Medina’s first indoor track. Business partners Steve Madden, of Medina, and Greg Cordray, of Akron, will open High Voltage Indoor Gokart Racing in the former Henry Furnace Foundry building on the corner of Bronson and Foundry streets in early 2015. “The track is going Read More…