July 6, 2015

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Hundreds participate in Brunswick’s Summer Celebration parade


Close to 100 queens, kings, princesses and princes of fairs and festivals across Ohio dressed up and paraded their crowns down Pearl Road Sunday afternoon in Brunswick during the city’s Summer Celebration parade. The parade started at the Brunswick Plaza Shopping Center, 1480 Pearl Road, and traveled north to state Route 303 and then east Read More…

Farmers sought to join lawsuit over GMO corn

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A San Antonio, Texas, lawyer stopped in Brunswick on Friday during a tour of the Corn Belt in search of farmers who have seen their corn income drop in recent years. Attorney Mikal Watts alleged at the 10:30 a.m. meeting at the Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center that corn prices have suffered because of Read More…

Bicentennial celebrated along with summer festival in Brunswick

The grounds of the Brunswick Summer Celebration in front of Brunswick High School, 3581 Center Road. The festival is open through Sunday. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Anyone looking for family-friendly fun should be able to find it this week at the Brunswick Summer Celebration. The festival opened Tuesday and runs through Sunday. SCHEDULE Wednesday Festival is open 5 to 11 p.m. 5 p.m. — Rides open 6:30 p.m. — Sobos, classic rock, RPM Stage 7 p.m. — Student awards, ABC Equipment Read More…

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

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Note: This page is updated most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Medina police Sunday, June 14 2:02 p.m. — 300 block N. Huntington St.; purse reported stolen from inside an unlocked car. Tuesday, June 16 12:15 a.m. — 500 block S. Broadway St.; Jason D. Roberts, 28, Read More…

Police, Medina County coroner investigating Brunswick death

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Brunswick police and the Medina County coroner are working to determine how a Brunswick man died at an apartment complex on June 18. Police responded to the 200 block of Hemlock Court at 7:26 p.m. Thursday after receiving a call about an unresponsive man. They found the body of Zachary C. Randa, 29, behind a Read More…

Farming part of Brunswick area’s 200th birthday celebration


In 1815, the Brunswick area was settled as a farming community, and farming will play a role in this year’s bicentennial celebration by the city, Brunswick Hills Township and the Brunswick Area Historical Society. Heritage Farm, 4613 Laurel Road, is operated jointly by the historical society and the city. Heritage features an 1860s farmhouse, restored Read More…

Brunswick man charged with OVI after crashing into house

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An alleged drunken driver struck a Brunswick house early Friday morning, striking a gas meter. Nick Solar, spokesman for the Brunswick Police Department, said the crash happened about 3 a.m. when Steven Paserk, 27, of the 3800 block of Alice Drive, Brunswick, was driving eastbound on Ruth Drive. Solar said Paserk failed to make a Read More…

International company celebrates 150th at Brunswick location

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The ARaymond Network celebrated its 150th anniversary Friday at Brunswick-based ARaymond Tinnerman. Parent company CEO Antoine Raymond visited Tinnerman, which produces fasteners to various industries, as a part of a weeklong “anniversary tour” that began Wednesday. Raymond spoke about the company’s growth during the anniversary celebration. “When I think about 150 years, I think about Read More…

Brunswick, Seville, Homer Twp. projects expected to get grants

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Medina County commissioners are expected to approve Community Development Block Grant money for projects in Brunswick, Seville and Homer Township. The county has $191,000 in CDBG funds from the federal program that’s administered through the state. Rob Henwood, director of the county’s Planning Services Department and CDBG administrator for the county, said commissioners received seven Read More…

Brunswick at-large election could change as panel suggests reverting to old way

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Brunswick voters most likely will decide once again how races for City Council’s three at-large seats are decided. The Charter Review Commission has recommended that at-large candidates file to run in an open primary race. The top six vote-getters would make it to the November ballot. Now, candidates seeking office must file for a specific Read More…