April 18, 2014

Medina
Mostly cloudy
44°F

PHOTO: County’s youth chess king crowned

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This week’s Medina County police log (updated three times weekly)

Note: This page is updated every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Medina police Wednesday, April 9 12:37 p.m. — 500 block N. State Road, Jason D. Faulkner, 42, 304 W. Union St. Apt. 2, Medina, served with a warrant for his arrest. 9:40 p.m. — West Friendship Street, Christopher J. Melillo, 33, 903 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, Read More…

Gale Ross Williamson

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Gale Ross Williamson, 88, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Gales Ferry, CT, died Monday, March 31, 2014 at his home. He was born September 14, 1925. Gale served as the Pastor at the Gales Ferry United Methodist Church for 20 years, before retiring to Englewood. He has been active in many roles the Englewood church Read More…

Medina County park events for the month of April

The following is a list of Medina County Park District programs and activities for the remainder of April. All events are free unless otherwise noted. Register at www.medinacountyparks.com. For more information, call (330) 722-9364. Tuesday • Homeschoolers Outdoor Education: Worms, Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. What good are worms? Where do they Read More…

Federal judge says he’ll order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages

CINCINNATI — A federal judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that strikes down part of the state’s ban on gay marriages but stops short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings. Judge Timothy Black announced his intentions in federal court in Cincinnati following final arguments in Read More…

PHOTO: Has spring officially sprung?

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Study: Young workers change jobs frequently

Young adults born in the early 1980s held an average of just more than six jobs each from ages 18 through 26, a Labor Department survey showed Wednesday. Since 1997, the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has been keeping tabs on about 9,000 young men and women born in the early 1980s, surveying their educational Read More…

Kasich OKs 4 more ‘snow days’

Gov. John Kasich sought to make civics cool for a group of elementary students Wednesday as he signed a bill giving them four extra calamity days this year. Snow, ice and harsh temperatures caused many districts across the state to exhaust the school year’s five allowable calamity days — most commonly called “snow days,” in Read More…

High school gunman appeals life sentence

An attorney for a teenager who pleaded guilty to killing three students in a high school cafeteria asked an appeals court Wednesday to toss out his sentence of life without parole because he was 17 at the time of the shooting. A prosecutor told the judges that Ohio law makes it clear that older teens Read More…

Schaub traded to Raiders

The persistent Matt Schaub-to-the-Browns rumors fell silent Friday. The Oakland Raiders acquired the veteran quarterback, and his $10 million salary, from the Houston Texans for a sixth-round draft pick. That’s welcome news for North Olmsted native Brian Hoyer, who will more than likely enter the season as the top veteran quarterback on the Browns’ depth Read More…