June 26, 2016

Medina
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Miniature version of Vietnam Wall comes to Medina High School

A reported 58,479 soldiers died in the Vietnam War. All were represented on the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall that has arrived at Medina High School. Ron Ross, a retired Medina police sergeant and a member of the Board of Education of the Medina City Schools, finished his 120-mile run from the Ohio Statehouse back home Read More…

30 bands expected to play neighborhood party on South Court Street in Medina

Lawns, porches and garages on South Court Street in Medina will be turned into mini-concert arenas today. As many as 30 bands are expected for the third-annual Rockin’ the Court scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Each home will host two or three bands for the free neighborhood party sponsored by the South Court Street Read More…

Medina man gets 7 years for making meth with infant present

A Medina man was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for making methamphetamine in an apartment where investigators found a 2-year-old child. Jerry Canfield, 37, pleaded no contest to seven counts of illegal manufacture of drugs and one count of endangering children after the Medina County Drug Task Force raided his apartment Jan. 6 Read More…

Schedule released for Rally in the Alley concert series returns behind Main Street Cafe off Medina Public Square

The Rally in the Alley has returned for the summer. The concerts — 7 p.m. Fridays with additional dates over Labor Day weekend — are behind Main Street Cafe at 17 Public Square in Medina. For more information, call the cafe at (330) 722-2729 or visit its Facebook page. A free app is also available 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…

Two-day ‘Sea of Blue’ tribute begins in Medina Public Square

“Sea of Blue” began Friday night on Medina Public Square with an hourlong candlelight vigil with speakers giving tributes to the work and sacrifices of law enforcement personnel. It is the second year for the two-day event, which began last year as an idea of Medina High School freshman Trevor Satterwaite, who was then an Read More…

Defendant in meth bust claims rights violated

A man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine contested his indictment in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Thursday. Jason Cubic, seeking to represent himself, argued his indictment did not include probable cause, which he said violated his Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable search and seizure. The 36-year-old Brunswick man is facing one first-degree felony, manufacturing drugs; Read More…

Medina to hire new police sergeant

Medina police Sgt. Cal Undercoffer is retiring June 11, which will create a sergeant position on the police force. There are 22 officers who are eligible to take the sergeant’s exam. The Civil Service Commission has agreed to use the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police for testing. The cost is $844 per candidate. If Read More…

Justin Bieber’s dog visits ‘Groomer to Stars’ in Medina

Dog groomer Kristi Charbonneau of Medina did not get to meet teen idol Justin Bieber, but she did the next best thing. She groomed his beloved Yorkshire terrier, Esther. Bieber, 22, performed at Quicken Loans Arena on April 26 during his 2016 “Purpose” world tour. He travels with his dog and one of his handlers Read More…

Gas line ‘badly damaged’ on Ryan Road

Construction workers inadvertently ripped a hole in Columbia Gas’ 6-inch steel main line on Ryan Road about 2 p.m. Friday, a spokesman for the gas company said. Twenty-three customers lost service along Ryan Road, from Lafayette Road south to Plymouth Street, in Medina. Columbia Gas spokesman Dave Rau said gas was turned off in the Read More…