May 22, 2015

Medina
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Sidewalk artists make statement at Brunswick chalk festival

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More than 60 artists participated in the annual Eco-Arts Chalk Festival on Saturday at Susan Hambley Nature Center in Brunswick. Pat Catan’s Craft Centers provided chalk, and gift cards for winners. Following is the winners’ list from Saturday’s Eco-Arts Chalk Festival in Brunswick: Elementary division • Kaelynn Stefan, home school • Leyna Swanson, Applewood Elementary • Teodora Iovi, Read More…

Police: $50,000 pot stash found during OVI checkpoint in Brunswick

Police said these vacuum-sealed plastic bags, which reportedly contained 6.5 pounds of marijuana, were found in a vehicle during “saturation patrols” around a sobriety checkpoint last weekend. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

A traffic stop during a sobriety checkpoint early Sunday morning led to the discovery of what said police was $50,000 worth of marijuana in a vehicle in Brunswick. The Medina County OVI Task Force reported Monday that Donnell Brown Jr., 28, of Lima, was charged with felony drug possession. He’s scheduled for a May 27 Read More…

Brunswick names director of Community and Economic Development

Grant Aungst

Brunswick City Manager Tony Bales announced Tuesday that a director of Community and Economic Development, a post that has been vacant for 15 months, has been hired. Grant Aungst, of Hudson, will begin work Monday. Bales, who previously served as city manager of Hudson before he was hired by Brunswick in June, said he worked Read More…

Brunswick man, 57, placed in diversion program on accusations of exposing himself

Carl Meyer

A Brunswick man accused of fondling himself while watching children at a bus stop has been admitted to a diversion program. If Carl Meyer, 57, completes the program, which usually takes a year, then his misdemeanor charges of indecent exposure and possessing marijuana paraphernalia will be dismissed and his case file will be sealed. J. Read More…

Life in prison for child rape becomes three years plus parole

Carl Morris

A 48-year-old convicted child rapist who had been serving a life prison term has been placed on parole after a ruling from Ohio’s highest court in December. Instead of opting for a retrial, Carl M. Morris Jr. pleaded guilty to rape and was sentenced to three years in prison. However, he had already served more Read More…

Brunswick man killed in motorcycle crash

A 46-year-old Brunswick man died in a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon. The Medina post of the Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating the crash that killed Vaughn Theiry II about 4 p.m. on Columbia Road in Liverpool Township. The patrol reported Theiry was on a 1998 Harley-Davidson traveling south and had just passed Myrtle Hill Road Read More…

Brunswick band members perform in Washington, D.C.

A group of Brunswick musicians got the opportunity of a lifetime when they traveled to Washington, D.C., to perform earlier this month with the U.S. Army Band. The Brunswick High School Wind Ensemble with more than 40 members and four other high school bands were invited to perform with the U.S. Army Band, known as Read More…

Brunswick man to be arraigned on bank robbery charges

Larry Gore Jr.

The Brunswick man suspected of robbing four banks in Medina and Lorain counties is expected to be arraigned on 18 charges in Medina County Common Pleas Judge Joyce Kimbler’s court on Thursday, April 30. Larry Gore Jr., 47, is charged with two counts of robbery, second- and third-degree felonies, and burglary, a second-degree felony, for Read More…

Brunswick engineer awarded national honor in D.C.

Patricia Bator, manager of design engineering for Babcock and Wilcox in Barberton was awarded the Women in Manufacturing STEP Award last month. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

A Brunswick engineer has received the Women in Manufacturing STEP Award for her professional accomplishments. Patricia Bator, who has worked for Babcock & Wilcox’s nuclear operations group in Barberton for 30 years, traveled to Washington, D.C., to pick up the award in March. The award was given by the Manufacturing Institute and the Society of Read More…

Brunswick man, 57, charged after police witness indecent exposure

Carl Meyer

A 57-year-old Brunswick man has been charged with indecent exposure after police reported they witnessed him fondling himself while watching children at a bus stop outside his home. Carl Meyer, of the 1100 block of Warren Drive, is accused of watching the children through a window from inside his home on several occasions spanning February Read More…