NOV. 3, 2009
CITY MAYOR (VOTE FOR ONE)
DALE S. STRASSER 3951 44.4
GARY F. WERNER 4951 55.6
COUNCIL AT LARGE (VOTE FOR THREE)
RON FALCONI 4668 22.1
PATRICIA HANEK 4450 21.0
PATRICK McNAMARA 4742 22.4
BRIAN K. OUSLEY 3801 18.0
JOE SALZGEBER 3495 16.5
CITY MAYOR (VOTE FOR ONE)
RICK GREENBERG 1471 19.1
DENNIS HANWELL 6025 78.1
CLARENCE E. OWENS 218 2.8
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE (VOTE FOR ONE)
STACY BONITZ 3851 49.2
KEITH H. …Read More
Operating levies for Highland Local Schools and Medina City Schools failed Tuesday night, leaving superintendents to emphasize the need
for a change in the way schools are funded.
In Medina, only 5,276 voters approved the 11.7-mill continuous levy; 9,554 were against it, according to unofficial results from the Medina County Board of Elections.
Without the levy, the district …Read More
MEDINA — It wasn’t a knuckle-biter in the Medina mayoral race.
As the results started pouring in Tuesday night, it was apparent former police chief Dennis Hanwell, 52, would lead the city starting Jan. 1.
Hanwell captured 6,025 votes, beating Rick Greenberg, who received 1,471 votes, and Clarence Owens, who received 218 votes, according to unofficial results …Read More
MEDINA — Medina City Schools predicts a $13.29 million deficit by the end of June 2011 if an 11.7-mill incremental levy fails Tuesday, Treasurer Wally Gordon said.
But even if the levy does pass and the district collects $9.9 million,
officials say the district would still need to make up the difference by cutting costs.
“We’ve tried …Read More
Medina Finance Director Keith H. Dirham seeks a third term in November, but newcomer Stacy Bonitz aims to win his seat.
Q: What are your qualifications to serve as Medina finance director?
Bonitz: First, experience. Not only the depth of my experience and contacts working for the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce, but add to that the …Read More
Paul Rose Sr. and Jay Smith are running Nov. 3 for the at-large seat on Medina City Council currently held by Linda Hoffman Joseph, who is not seeking re-election. In ward races, Andrea Burdell-Ware, 323 Brenton Lane, is unopposed in her bid for the Ward 1 seat currently held by John Wetzel, who also is …Read More
Medina Mayor Jane Leaver is not seeking a third term on Nov. 3. Three candidates hope to succeed her, but only Dennis Hanwell and Rick Greenberg responded to The Gazette’s request for information. Clarence Owens, 666 N. Huntington St., also is on the ballot.
Q: What are your qualifications to lead the city of Medina?
Hanwell: I …Read More
Voters will be asked to vote on Nov. 3 for three at-large City Council representatives. There are four candidates, including two incumbents, on the ballot: Susan Hanlon, James B. Riley, Glenn Wojciak and Beth Workman.
Q: What are your qualifications to serve on Wadsworth City Council?
Hanlon: I am currently on Wadsworth Council; chairperson of Public Ways …Read More
There are four uncontested races on the Nov. 3 ballot in Wadsworth, but in Ward 1, incumbent Timothy J. Eberling faces Patricia Haskins, who currently serves as an at-large representative.
The races are uncontested in Wards 2, 3 and 4, and for treasurer: Republican Dennis Shultz, 520 Red Rock Drive, Ward 2; Democrat John J. Sharkey …Read More
GRANGER TWP. — Highland Local Schools is asking voters for additional operating funds with a 7.9-mill, continuous levy on the Nov. 3 ballot.
Superintendent Catherine Aukerman said the school has seen about 1,000 new students and opened a new high school and a third elementary school since the last new levy was approved in 1998. She …Read More