August 30, 2015


Boston Road closed several hours for box truck crash


Boston Road in Brunswick Hills Township was closed from 11:45 a.m. until about 3 p.m. Wednesday just before Boston Reserve Lane after a truck veered off the road. “The driver just wasn’t paying attention. It was raining, so the ground is very soft, and the culvert is pretty deep,” Officer Michael Torres said. “We brought Read More…

First ranger, wife receive Medina County parks award

Norman and Phyllis Eustace of Brunswick Hills Township are shown during the opening of Princess Ledges Nature Preserve in 2005. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

A new award has been created by the Friends of Medina County Parks and recently was presented to the district’s first ranger and his wife. Norman and Phyllis Eustace, of Brunswick Hills Township, are the recipients of the first Park Stewardship Award. The Friends group was formed in 1972 as a nonprofit to coordinate volunteer Read More…

NEXUS gas pipeline sues four in Medina County to gain access to survey land

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Katie Anderson and Nick Glunt | The Gazette The NEXUS Gas Transmission Pipeline has filed a lawsuit against the owners of four properties in Medina County, saying they repeatedly “refuse to grant NEXUS access” to survey their land. The company’s lawsuit asks a judge to allow access to conduct survey work. The lawsuit was filed Read More…

Brunswick Hills Twp.-based company to pay annual cash dividend

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RPM International Inc., the Brunswick Hills Township-based specialty chemicals maker, announced Thursday it would pay a regular quarterly cash dividend of 26 cents a share. The dividend is payable July 31 to shareholders of record on July 13. RPM noted in a statement its last increase of 8.3 percent in October marked 41 consecutive years Read More…

Bicentennial celebrated along with summer festival in Brunswick

The grounds of the Brunswick Summer Celebration in front of Brunswick High School, 3581 Center Road. The festival is open through Sunday. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Anyone looking for family-friendly fun should be able to find it this week at the Brunswick Summer Celebration. The festival opened Tuesday and runs through Sunday. SCHEDULE Wednesday Festival is open 5 to 11 p.m. 5 p.m. — Rides open 6:30 p.m. — Sobos, classic rock, RPM Stage 7 p.m. — Student awards, ABC Equipment Read More…

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

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Note: This page is updated most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Medina police Sunday, June 14 2:02 p.m. — 300 block N. Huntington St.; purse reported stolen from inside an unlocked car. Tuesday, June 16 12:15 a.m. — 500 block S. Broadway St.; Jason D. Roberts, 28, Read More…

Farming part of Brunswick area’s 200th birthday celebration


In 1815, the Brunswick area was settled as a farming community, and farming will play a role in this year’s bicentennial celebration by the city, Brunswick Hills Township and the Brunswick Area Historical Society. Heritage Farm, 4613 Laurel Road, is operated jointly by the historical society and the city. Heritage features an 1860s farmhouse, restored Read More…

Saturday explosion in Brunswick Hills injures resident

A Saturday night explosion damaged a home at 4986 Grafton Road in Brunswick Hills Township. One man was seriously injured in the explosion. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

One man was injured in a Saturday night explosion at his Brunswick Hills Township home. Township Fire Chief Anthony Strazzo said firefighters were called to the home at 4986 Grafton Road at 7:41 p.m. for a fire resulting from an explosion. “Our first crew got there and found a male standing outside the residence with Read More…

Three killed in weekend crashes, bringing 2015 traffic fatality total to five

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After a deadly weekend on Medina County roads, the Medina post of the Ohio Highway Patrol is urging caution as temperatures warm up. Three people were killed over the weekend in two crashes on local roads, bringing the county fatality total to five for 2015. “We’ve had five people who lost their lives and we’re Read More…

One dead, two injured in Brunswick Hills crash

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A Brunswick man was killed and two others seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash at 11:50 p.m. Friday in Brunswick Hills Township. Shawn Barre, 25, of Brunswick, was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene at the corner of Foskett Road and Fawn Haven Drive. Barre was a passenger in the car Read More…