MEDINA — A University of Akron football player accused of robbing a Brunswick tobacco products shop at gunpoint was bound over to a Medina County grand jury following a hearing in Medina Municipal Court on Tuesday afternoon.
A grand jury met Wednesday, but will not report until Friday.
Seth Cunningham, 21, of 3175 Central Park …Read More
LAGRANGE — Pittsfield Township Trustee Mark McConnell again was removed from the Rural Lorain County Water Authority board Wednesday after questions were raised about the legality of a secret ballot process used to vote him off the board last week.
The revote was closer than the first vote last week, when the 26-member board voted 17 …Read More
The speed limit on most of Interstate 71 in Medina County is getting hiked to 70 mph. The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that 570 miles of interstate got the green light for higher speeds.
The new limits, effective July 1, follow passage of House Bill 51 — the state’s transportation budget bill — which …Read More
Those two extremely happy guys ESPN showed standing up and celebrating behind Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert after Cleveland won the NBA draft …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School is the latest victim of the outbreak of norovirus that struck the city’s schools last week.
On Tuesday, school officials announced the high school would be closed for remainder of the week to prevent the spread of norovirus, which is highly contagious and can be transmitted through close contact with infected …Read More
BRUNSWICK — The sequester — the much publicized imposition of across-the-board budget cuts in federal spending — isn’t bad news for everyone.
Brunswick Schools officials say the cuts likely will save the district some money by allowing it to reissue $15.4 million in bonds at a lower interest rate.
Brunswick Schools borrowed the money for it $24 …Read More
Medina County’s labor force — the number of people with jobs or looking for work — rose last month for the first time since January.
The county’s labor force totaled 93,600 in April — 200 more than reported in March, according to data released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Despite the increase, …Read More
A produce auction house built by the Amish earlier this month won’t open for business until the Homer Township Board of Zoning Appeals rules on a challenge to the project.
The decision is expected at the board’s May 30 meeting.
Several hundred Amish men built the 28,000-square-foot building at Jeffery Road and state Route 301 over the …Read More
Tuesday, May 14
12:22 p.m. — Discount Drug Mart, 135 Harding St., wallet reported stolen from a cart.
6:43 p.m. — 800 block S. Court St., Crystal A. Terstage, 47, 1068 Dover Drive, Medina, charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
10:46 a.m. — 600 block Miner Drive, burglary reported.
Wednesday, May 15
7:32 p.m. — …Read More