August 2, 2014

Medina
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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. Man arrested after trying to enter home BRUNSWICK — A 45-year-old Brunswick man was arrested Monday night after police said he tried to enter a home on Regal Avenue. Police were called to the 4200 block of Regal Avenue after a resident reported someone banging Read More…

Bus pooling: County transit looks to merge with Brunswick service

The Medina County Public Transit director wants the agency to merge with Brunswick Transit Alternative next year. “Brunswick is part of Medina County, so why wouldn’t it be a part of the countywide system?” Medina County Public Transit Director Mike Salamone said. “It just makes more sense.” Brunswick Transit Alternative has two fixed routes, a Read More…

Brunswick to tap into fund for stormwater

BRUNSWICK — City officials hope to get some stormwater projects underway this year using money from a utility fund that began collecting money earmarked for that purpose in 2012. The fund collects money through a $4.95 fee added to residential trash bills. The fund brings in about $1 million annually. The city decided it would Read More…

Brunswick Council OKs money for return of tornado sirens

City Council agreed Monday to spend $24,554 to get Brunswick tornado sirens up and running. The cost includes upgrades to digital encryption radios to prevent hackers from gaining access to the ­system. In 2008, Council shut off the sirens after repeated attacks from hackers had them sounding false alarms in the early morning hours. “It puts Read More…

This week’s Medina County park events listing for the month of August

The following is a list of Medina County Park District programs and activities for this week and the month of August. All events are free unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register, visit www.medinacountyparks.com or call (330) 722-9364. Thursday • Cycling Makes Sense Fitness Ride, Chippewa Rail Trail, parking lot on south side of Read More…

Brunswick man gets a year in prison for making meth

A Brunswick man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine was sentenced to one year in prison Thursday by Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler. Michael Leskin, 43, of the 1200 block of North Carpenter Road, pleaded no contest to the third-degree felony charge of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs Read More…

More than 600 jobseekers attend fair

MEDINA — More than 600 jobseekers met with potential employers during a three-hour job fair at Brunswick High School, Medina County Commissioners were told Tuesday. The fair on Friday drew 32 Northeast Ohio companies and offered more than 200 positions jobseekers could apply for, said William Hanigan, director of the Medina County Workforce Development Department. Read More…

Brunswick school board approves contracts, lunch price hike

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick school board took action on a number of housekeeping items Monday in preparation for the new school year, which begins in less than a month. This will be the second year the district plans an “early start” with students in grades one to 12 going to class on Aug. 18 and Read More…

‘Spoonman’ performs musical shows at Brunswick, Buckeye libraries

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For 39 years Jim “Spoonman” Cruise has been slapping spoons on his thigh. On Monday, he brought his talents to the Brunswick and Buckeye libraries. In traditional country music, spoons are played holding the concave sides of two spoons outward with a finger placed in between both of the handles. The spoons are struck against Read More…

PHOTO: Arts Festival to begin Sunday in Medina, Brunswick, townships

Lee Beuther stands in front of her watercolor 
“My Secret Hiding Place” and her husband, Bill, in front of his photo 
“Night Court.” 
The Brunswick residents are showcasing their work at the Medina Library’s art show, “A Potpourri of Art,” which opened June 23 and will close Sunday for the Arts Week Festival in Medina County. For a full schedule of events, including free activities for youngsters at noon and evening concerts on Medina’s Public Square and other events in Brunswick and Liverpool and Sharon townships, visit arts-council.squarespace.com.

Medina County’s Arts Week Festival begins Sunday. For a full schedule of events, including free activities for youngsters at noon and evening concerts on Medina’s Public Square and other events in Brunswick and Liverpool and Sharon townships, visit arts-council.squarespace.com.