May 24, 2016

Medina
Mostly sunny
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10 things to know, Tuesday, May 23

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What a forensics expert is saying about EgyptAir crash Human remains retrieved from the crash site of Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft. 2. Sanders: Convention could Read More…

Man accused of leaving dead girl in crib chooses bench trial

A Medina County jury will not decide the innocence or guilt of a Medina man accused of leaving the body of his 20-month-old daughter in her crib for more than a month. Eric Warfel, 34, waived his right to a jury trial Monday afternoon. Instead, Warfel and his lawyers opted for a bench trial to Read More…

Brunswick police chief responds to online video

Brunswick Police Chief Carl DeForest released a statement Monday afternoon on Facebook in support of a sergeant’s actions with a city resident during an investigation of a neighborhood theft. DeForest’s statement came in response to a video posted Friday on YouTube by a Brunswick resident. Two different videos were posted on YouTube by a user Read More…

Highland High Schools’ gown change riles up senior

A student’s online article is questioning the color of graduation gowns all Highland High School seniors will wear on their big day Saturday: green. Senior Lindsay Gatsios, chair of the HHS Young Americans for Freedom, wrote the article titled, “Student Take: Highland High School Mandates Gender Neutral Graduation Robes” that was published on www.yaf.org last Read More…

Medina police pay tribute to Tom DeLeone

Members of the Medina Police Department wore black arm bands Monday to honor the late Tom DeLeone. DeLeone, 65, died Sunday at his home in Park City, Utah, of brain cancer. He played 13 seasons in the NFL from 1972 to 1984, the last nine with the Browns. He was hired as an auxiliary officer Read More…

None seriously hurt as Cloverleaf bus, 2 cars wreck near Lodi

A Cloverleaf school bus was involved in an accident with two vehicles at about 1 p.m. Monday at Vandemark Road and U.S. Route 224 in Harrisville Township. Officials said no “apparent serious” injuries were reported. The bus was “in the process of transporting students to school” for afternoon kindergarten, Cloverleaf Superintendent Daryl Kubilus said when Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, May 23

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Obama lifts arms ban in first visit to Vietnam The move aims to bolster a communist government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner, especially in the context of China’s regional aspirations. 2. Bloodshed across the Middle Read More…

Rolling Thunder vigil honors POW/MIA veterans

The Rolling Thunder Chapter 8 of Medina hosted a candlelight vigil this weekend in Medina to recognize and honor veterans who are categorized as prisoners of war or missing in action. The international organization is comprised mainly of veterans with a passion for motorcycling, which gives them an opportunity to display riding vests with their Read More…

A day for Medina County history

Franklin Elementary’s principal was churning a tasty history lesson Sunday. Roger Havens, who’s also president of the Wadsworth Historical Society, was outside the Johnson House Museum, 161 High St., making ice cream. Using a 1926 “hit-and-miss” engine, it took him an hour to make about five gallons of ice cream for sundaes and root beer Read More…

$25K raised for Special Olympic athletes in Medina County

Dodging, ducking, dipping and diving, 50 Special Olympic athletes and volunteers raised $25,000 Saturday at the second Raymond Biegel Memorial Tournament. Prior to the event, Bill Biegel raised $5,000 in conjunction with his business, Biegel Plumbing. All proceeds benefit the Special Olympic athletes of Medina County. The tournament in memory of Biegel’s father originated as Read More…