May 3, 2016

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Medina County building chief: Hinckley Township fire station not fully certified

The Hinckley Fire Department moved into a new fire station in December, but almost five months later the new building does not yet have a certificate of occupancy, according to public documents provided by the Medina County Building Department. Ohio Building Code requires all new buildings or structures to receive such a certificate before being Read More…

Montville Township offices move into new home

With some of its operations based in a former school building that was more than 100 years old, Montville Township has for a long time needed modern space — and more room — for its government offices. Now that construction has been completed, officials are ready for an open house 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday Read More…

Hinckley Township association tackles lead violation

A Hinckley Township community association received a lead violation for its drinking water last November and notified consumers more than two months later, according to Ohio Environmental Protection Agency documents. The Echo Lake Community Association was found in violation of Ohio EPA lead level guidelines when sites tested by an association representative showed 0.0186 milligrams Read More…

Brunswick Hills Township sets off tornado siren

It wasn’t just a test when Brunswick Hills Township residents heard tornado sirens in addition to claps of thunder and strong winds howling early Tuesday. As a storm system passed through the area, a resident called at 3:34 a.m. to alert officials that he believed a tornado had struck his home on Marks Road. Sirens Read More…

ODOT delays traffic circle plan in Sharon and Litchfield townships

The Ohio Department of Transportation has delayed a plan to install yield signs at traffic circles in Sharon and Litchfield townships. According to an ODOT news release that was issued Thursday, the department was planning to install yield signs at the four entry points to the traffic circles in Sharon and Litchfield. That wasn’t the Read More…

Bicyclist takes detour for a cause

Having reached a goal of finishing college with a major in business, Liverpool Township resident and Buckeye High School graduate Nick Conway wanted to do something different before he began his work career. He found it with 4K for Cancer. The 24-year-old is preparing for a marathon bicycle ride that will start in Baltimore, Md., Read More…

Road construction ahead for Medina County

Expect to see a lot of orange cones on some roads in Medina County this year. The Ohio Department of Transportation will be working on 14 road and bridge projects valued at more than $49.3 million during construction season in the county. Some already are in progress, such as the Fenn Road-U.S. Route 42 intersection Read More…

Medina Township Police Department offers safe zone for Craigslist transactions

As people buy and sell items over the internet, safety issues may arise when the exchange takes place at a location away from a watchful eye. The Medina Township Police Department has taken notice and last week created what it intends to be a safe haven for transactions with two dedicated parking spots in its Read More…

Teen reported missing from Skateland

A teen was reported missing from Medina Skateland at 8 p.m. Thursday, according to a media release from Medina Township police. Police had responded to a call at Skateland, 3789 Pearl Road, Medina Township, in reference to a juvenile that had parted ways with a group of friends. Alyssa Cunningham, 17, made a call to Read More…

Animal cruelty cases combined in Medina Municipal Court

A Persian cat breeder’s animal cruelty charges are related to earlier charges filed against the woman accused of leaving three cats in a Brunswick parking lot, according to a Wednesday decision by Medina Municipal Judge Dale H. Chase. Chase approved joining Trixxe McCowin’s two active Medina Municipal Court cases into one trial. “Allegedly, the factual Read More…