July 23, 2016

Medina
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YMCA receives donation

The YMCA of Wooster has received a donation from Kinder Morgan, developer of the Utopia East Pipeline project, to install a climbing room in its recently renovated Gymnastics Center. Allen Fore, vice president of public affairs for Kinder Morgan, presented a check for $15,000 to the YMCA of Wooster CEO and executive director Gwen Sommer Read More…

In one hour, Wadsworth chamber raises $5,100 for scholarships

The March meeting of the Wadsworth Chamber of Commerce had a special type of fundraising entertainment that produced more than $5,100 in donations Wednesday at The Galaxy Banquet Center. Money from the 2016 Easter Basket Scholarship Auction will go toward 10 scholarships of $500 each to be used for college books for Wadsworth students along. Read More…

40 jobs could be in the offing at Atlantic Tool & Die

Forty full-time jobs could be created in Medina County and Strongsville after Gov. John Kasich announced the Atlantic Tool & Die Co. will qualify for a 1.065 percent, seven-year Job Creation Tax Credit. Atlantic Tool & Die has three Northeast Ohio locations, including its global headquarters in Strongsville, 19963 Progress Drive. It also has plants Read More…

More than 200 families receive from Salvation Army (PHOTO)

Wadsworth police seek tips on Saturday bank robbery

Police are seeking help from the public in finding the identity of a man who held up a grocery store bank over the weekend in Wadsworth. The robbery happened at the Huntington Bank branch inside Giant Eagle, 825 Ambassador Drive, on Saturday afternoon, just after 3:20 p.m. Wadsworth police Lt. Rob Wyrick said the man Read More…

Chronicles of Keira: Medina family grieves with hope

Every day 2½-year-old Grady Kilbane kisses a photo of his sister, Keira, good morning. The family photo, taken shortly before Keira’s third birthday in December 2013, shows Keira with long brown hair. She is smiling. Her cancer is in remission. Now the picture is one of a handful of connections Grady still has with his Read More…

History opens its doors in Medina for Holiday Home Tour

There’s no place quite like home — and the old adage holds true for the five Medina houses chosen for their history and unique architecture that opened their doors to visitors Sunday. After a year off to move its headquarters, the Medina Community Design Committee returned with the third Holiday Home Tour since the organization Read More…

Social media outraged after Walmart tells veteran to collect for charity outside

Social media erupted in outrage over the weekend after a local woman accused Medina’s Walmart store of disrespecting a Marine Corps veteran by forcing him to collect donations for charity outside in the rain. A Facebook user under the name Janet Rodin posted a picture of veteran John Harkness standing in the rain. She included Read More…

NEXUS pipeline contracts called ‘baloney’

Leaders of the Coalition to Reroute NEXUS are using words such as “baloney” and “hype” in expressing doubts the energy company proposing to build a gas transmission pipeline through Ohio already has energy customers in the state. On Friday, NEXUS filed a formal application with federal regulators seeking to start building the 255-mile, $2 billion Read More…

Medina airport gets grant for taxiway improvements

Ohio has approved $570,000 for improvements to a north-south taxiway at Medina Municipal Airport in Sharon Township. On Monday, state Sen. Larry Obhof, R-Montville Township, said in a statement that Medina was among 24 airports in the state selected for funding from the Ohio Airport Grant Program. Steve Potoczak, a project manager for Delta Airport Read More…