September 20, 2014

Medina
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Medina County landowners rallying against proposed NEXUS gas pipeline

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Elizabeth Gierosky was gardening when a car pulled into her driveway on Spieth Road in Litchfield Township at about 5 p.m. Aug. 28. A man got out of the vehicle and walked around the back and side of the property. She assumed he was a contractor or inspector, because she and her husband, Paul, were Read More…

Medina attorney faces discipline over workers’ comp fraud charges

Natalie Grubb

The Ohio Supreme Court has taken disciplinary action against Medina attorney Natalie Grubb, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of complicity to commit workers’ compensation fraud in 2013. On Aug. 28, Chief Justice Maureen O’Conner issued a ruling instituting a six-month suspension of Grubb’s license, but also put the suspension on hold so long as Read More…

Medina County clerk of courts requests to have his court records sealed

David Wadsworth

A judge will hear arguments next week on a request from Medina County Clerk of Courts David Wadsworth to seal the court records involving accusations he misused public funds during his 2012 election campaign. Wadsworth, 56, of Brunswick, pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge last September, but was not sentenced pending completion of a Read More…

Medina superintendent: ‘Never satisfied until you’ve got all A’s’

David Knight

Medina Schools Superintendent David Knight said while he’s happy with the improvement of the district’s report card, he wants to do better. Knight talked about the report cards, released Friday by the Ohio Department of Education, with the board of education Monday. “We’re very pleased with our progress,” he said. “By virtue of a report Read More…

Hinckley Twp. couple designs disc golf course for Medina’s new park

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A new disc golf course is being carved out of the woods along the south side of the Champion Creek multipurpose trail as part of Medina’s new Stanbery and Maxine Nichols Park. The 11-basket course, which can be accessed from the parking lot of Sam Masi Park on Gates Mills Boulevard, off Shaker Drive and Read More…

Brunswick, Brunswick Hills Twp. on team-up: ‘We have to work together’

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Three years after a tense bus ride highlighted divisions between Brunswick city and Brunswick Hills Township officials, representatives from the two groups came together Monday to renew talks on working together to improve economic development on Pearl Road. The infamous bus ride along Pearl Road was meant to bring the two sides together to find Read More…

Bookstores urge residents to read what they want for Banned Books Week

The Library of Congress put together an exhibit of books that “have had a profound effect on American life.” The exhibit, titled “Books That Shaped America,” included a list of those books that were banned or challenged in the nation’s history. (PHOTO ILLUSTRATION)

Throughout U.S. history, some books have been deemed inappropriate for readers — from “Huckleberry Finn” to “The Great Gatsby” to “Harry Potter” and “The Hunger Games.” Next week, Medina County’s only bookstores — Project: LEARN’s BookShelf stores in Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth — will promote those “controversial” books with a buy one, get one promotion. Read More…

Elections chief issues early voting hours in wake of federal ruling

Jon Husted

Ohio’s elections chief set a longer early voting schedule ahead of the fall election, while vowing Monday to continue appealing a federal judge’s ruling that led to the new times in the swing state. In a Sept. 4 decision, U.S. District Judge Peter Economus blocked an Ohio law trimming early voting and ordered Secretary of Read More…

Brunswick Hills Twp. trustees approve $900K to buy fire trucks

Brunswick Hills Township trustees have approved the purchase of two fire engines at a cost of $941,715. The two new Sutphen S6 Fire Engines, from Dublin, Ohio, will replace a 23-year-old Pierce engine that is out of service and a 13-year-old E-One ladder truck. The ladder truck will be sold and the Pierce engine will Read More…

Lindsey M. Myers

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Lindsey M. Myers, 35, of Medina, passed away suddenly Thursday, September 4, 2014. She was born March 7, 1979, in Parma, to Jeffrey and Darlene D. (nee Ziganti) Myers. Lindsey will be missed by her precious daughters, Ava M. and Sophia G.; her parents, Jeffrey and Darlene; brother, Jeffrey S.; and sister, Randi P.; her Read More…