May 23, 2015

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Couple’s Brunswick home takes shape, thanks to Bendix

Andy Phillips watched like a hawk as each partially constructed wall of his new home was loaded on a truck outside Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems in Elyria for the short ride to his soon-to-be Brunswick address. “Why is that wall out?” Phillips called to a team of Bendix volunteers Friday afternoon who helped build the Read More…

France honors World War II vet from Medina Township

The French government has honored a World War II veteran from Medina Township with a distinguished medal for his service during the war. Roland Martin, 91, served in the U.S. Army during the liberation of France, which at the time was occupied by Nazi Germany. “I was very surprised,” Martin said of receiving the award Read More…

Peggy Louise Moyers

Peggy Louise Moyers, 66, of Ashland, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 at MedCentral Health System, in Mansfield. Peggy was born September 20, 1948 in Lodi, to Robert and Bernice (Roach) Ody. She graduated from Black River High School. She married Robert “Rob” Moyers on December 15, 1987. Peggy held several jobs throughout her career in Read More…

Memorial Day activities and festivals in Medina County

American flags line the entrance to Medina’s Spring Grove Cemetery in honor of Veterans Day. The flags were leased from the Medina Evening Rotary Club as part of its Parade of Flags. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

A variety of activities and festivals are scheduled for the Memorial Day holiday around Medina County: Brunswick Memorial Day parade will start at Visintainer Middle School, 1459 Pearl Road, at 9 a.m. Monday and will travel to Brunswick Center Cemetery on Center Road for a ceremony. Medina Memorial Day parade will start at 10 a.m. Read More…

Closings in observance of Memorial Day in Medina County


Medina County All Medina County offices and courts will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday. Brunswick Municipal offices and Brunswick Library will be closed for the holiday. Trash will not be picked up Monday and pickups will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. Medina Municipal offices and Medina Library Read More…

Development officials see potential at Panther’s former site

Medina County Economic Development Corp. members and officials toured the former Panther Premium Logistics site at 4940 Panther Parkway in Seville on Thursday. The site is available for sale or lease since Panther’s move to state Route 18 in Sharon Township. (LAWRENCE PANTAGES / GAZETTE)

There was a domino effect with Panther Premium Logistics’ move to state Route 18 in Sharon Township. The transportation services company left behind what Troy Gerspacher called “a real estate asset” in Seville. It’s the 40,000-square-foot building that was Panther’s former home. The building is at 4940 Panther Parkway, near Interstate 76 and U.S. Route Read More…

Buckeye Primary Schools students learn seat belt safety at event (PHOTOS)


Buckeye Primary School students received Wendy’s Frosty treats and suckers with inspirational messages on Thursday morning. The event was conceived to raise awareness about traffic safety and to celebrate with children about the approaching summer.

Highland looks to replace three schools, renovate another

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Highland school board members said this week they are looking into taking a levy to voters to raise money to build three new elementary schools. But they note the community will need to be educated about the idea. “We’re very happy with the support we have in the community, but we need to do some Read More…

Memorial Day ceremony Sunday at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

About 900 Scouts, plus families and friends, weathered the heat Saturday morning to participate in the 10th annual flag decorating ceremony at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman. When it was over, each of the 15,200 gravesites at the cemetery was decorated with an American flag.

Nikki Rhoades | The Gazette The public is invited to attend a Memorial Day observance at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Rittman. The ceremony will consist of a rifle salute and wreath-laying, as well as a performance by the Ohio Army National Guard 122nd Army Band, Director Read More…

Ohio Supreme Court: Police at private colleges are subject to open records law

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COLUMBUS — Private colleges’ police departments are subject to the state open records law, a divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case involving a lawsuit brought by a student journalist. The court’s 4-3 decision said the police department at Otterbein University in suburban Columbus is a public office because its personnel are state-certified Read More…