November 21, 2014

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

Note: This page is updated on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Wadsworth police Saturday, Nov. 8 12:52 p.m. — 1000 block Williams Reserve Blvd., police responded to a report of a fight between two men outside their vehicles. 11:54 a.m. — 600 block Trease Road, police Read More…

Medina Hospital turns records room into wound care center


Medina Hospital took advantage of the digital revolution in hospital records to free up room for an advanced wound care center. The Wound Healing Center, which opened Oct. 1, was constructed in a space that once housed hospital paperwork, which was converted into digital documents. “We were able to convert office space into patient space,” Read More…

Medina Council finance committee OKs deal with police dispatchers

Medina City Council’s finance committee approved a new contract with police dispatchers to avoid going to arbitration with the Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. The amended agreement for the city’s 10 dispatchers follows the same contractual changes agreed to with the city’s patrol officers and sergeants with a few exceptions. The dispatchers did not get their Read More…

Rotary flying flags throughout Medina businesses, schools, cemeteries


More than 180 American flags line various businesses, schools and cemeteries throughout Medina today thanks to the Medina Evening Rotary Club. This Veterans Day is the first time the club is presenting its Parade of Flags, but more are planned in the years to come. “More than 2,500 people have ordered flags since the original Read More…

There’s a new name for comfort in Medina

The area around Medina’s new public restrooms now has a name: Bicentennial Commons. City Council’s finance committee voted unanimously to approve the name and a preliminary landscape design Monday. The project, on the northeast corner of North Court Street and Public Square will be done in stages through June. The plans include a fountain, grass Read More…

Medina to light up for 30th Candlelight Walk starting Nov. 21

Main Street Medina is marking the 30th anniversary of the annual Candlelight Walk with more music, lights and luminarias. The three-day celebration kicks off Nov. 21 with the lighting the candles in 1,500 luminarias — about 150 more than last year — lining the streets of the nine-block historic district. “We’re increasing the number of Read More…

PHOTOS: Martial arts event raises $13K for military families, veterans


Kim’s College of Martial Arts sponsored the 35th Annual Peacemakers Charity Exhibition, held Saturday at the Medina High School gymnasium. The event raised $13,100 to benefit local military families and veterans.

Two county men inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame


Two Medina County residents are among 20 Ohioans inducted into the state’s Veterans Hall Fame. Jerry Lemons, of Brunswick, and Louis DeLoss, of Montville Township, were inducted into the hall of fame in a ceremony Thursday at the Lincoln Theatre in Columbus. The hall of fame, created in 1992, seeks to recognize post-military achievements and Read More…

Dave, Sue Knight win Dancing with the Medina Stars fundraiser

Medina Schools Superintendent Dave Knight and his wife, Sue, show off the Mirrored Ball Trophy the couple received after winning the Grand Champion Award at Dancing with the Medina Stars fundraiser Friday night. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

Medina Schools Superintendent Dave Knight teamed up with his wife, Sue, to win the Grand Champion Award at the Dancing with the Medina Stars fundraiser Friday. Proceeds from the event support Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers, which provides assistance to seniors in Medina County, including rides to medical appointments, grocery shopping and help with Read More…

Anti-pipeline landowners meet while NEXUS cancels meeting with trustees


NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline representatives weren’t able to meet with York Township trustees as scheduled Thursday. But later, in Medina, landowners opposed to the proposed pipeline discussed ways to fight it. The 5 p.m. meeting between three NEXUS representatives and York Township trustees was organized by Trustee Colene Conley, who said “they wanted to survey Read More…