August 30, 2014

Mostly sunny

New Medina council leader


Cindy M. Fuller is sworn in by state Rep. Bill Batchelder as the new Medina City Council president Thursday at Medina City Hall. Fuller defeated Pam Miller, who was running for her second full term as council president, and Ward 1 Councilman John Wetzel in the Nov. 6 election. Fuller’s election came in her first Read More…

Blood, sweat and cheers


LEFT: Cody Adams, a senior wrestler at Harrison High School west of Cincinnati, gets treatment for a scalp cut during his 171-pound semifinal match against Andy Jenkins, a senior from Woodridge High in Summit County, at Saturday’s Grizzly Invitational Tournament at Wadsworth High School. An official said Adams suffered the cut from Jenkins’ headgear when Read More…


Rounding up the stragglers Mike Gazzo blows a yard clear of leaves Monday at a South Court Street home in Medina. Gazzo works for JP Lawn Service, of Medina.

A bit of the Bard


Mattie Kranz, 13, of Medina, narrates “A Bit of Hamlet” in the gazebo on Medina’s Public Square Saturday in a performance of the Stage Left Theatre Company. The Shakespeare production was presented in collaboration with the Medina County Performing Arts Foundation.

WWII vets share their stories

85-year-old Westfield Center resident, Bob Spencer (left) recounts the story of when the destroyer he served on during World War II was heavily damaged in a typhoon, Wednesday, July 25, 2007, while sitting in the studio of the Medina County Cable Access Station at Medina High School. Spencer and any other local veterans of WWII Read More…

Fire in the field

Wadsworth firefighters control hot spots around the perimeter of a fire in a straw field on Rawiga Road in Guilford Township Monday afternoon as farmer Boyd Acker continues to work in the distance. The Fire apparently started when Acker hit a rock with his tractor, sparking a blaze that torched between three and four acres, Read More…

Art in the Park

Joan Sorg, of Berea studies some art by Tim Schultz at Art in the Park, Sunday afternoon in the square in Medina. Sorg was a 1955 graduate of Medina High School, she comes to the festival every year, ”I wouldn’t miss it”, she said, ”I just love it.”