May 30, 2016

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Police levy sought again in Brunswick Hills Township

Brunswick Hills Police Chief Tim Sopkovich told trustees Thursday that although a tax levy has failed twice, it is essential to maintain services in the growing township. Sopkovich said passing a levy will allow the department “to sustain operations and continue patrolling the streets of Brunswick Hills, providing police service to (residents) and also having Read More…

Police levy to be sought again in Brunswick Hills Township

The third time’s the charm — or so Brunswick Hills Township trustees hope. The township plans to put another police levy on the ballot in November, following two prior attempts that were voted down. “We’re all unofficially in agreement that it needs to go on the ballot,” Trustee John Witthuhn said. Township fiscal officer Katherine 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…

Police looking for a missing elderly Brunswick Hills man

UPDATE: Police found the man uninjured today shortly after 3 p.m. The Brunswick Hills Police department is searching for an 81-year-old man with dementia who went missing from his residence earlier today. Donald Spencer was reported missing from his residence on the 800 block of Glencairn Road at 12:30 p.m. today. Spencer is 6 feet Read More…

Unofficial results from the election on Nov. 3, 2015

Candidates 100 percent of precincts counted. * denotes incumbents One to be elected unless otherwise noted. Cities BRUNSWICK COUNCIL WARD 1 Michael J. Abella Jr.* 1,567 COUNCIL WARD 2 Nicholas J. Hanek 1,372 COUNCIL WARD 3 David Coleman* 770 Joe Salzgeber 1,168 COUNCIL WARD 4 Anthony P. Capretta* 1,414 MEDINA COUNCIL PRESIDENT John M. Coyne Read More…

One killed, one injured in early morning Brunswick Hills Twp. car crash

A 23-year-old Medina man died in car crash Wednesday morning in Brunswick Hills Township. Ryan E. Wheeler was driving a 2011 Kia Optima north on West 130th Street near Sleepy Hollow Road when he lost control of his vehicle, which veered off the left side of the road and struck a tree at 2:15 a.m., Read More…

Brunswick Hills Twp. woman admits in court to stealing $190,000

A Medina County judge ordered a Brunswick Hills Township woman on Monday to pay back more than $190,000 she admitted to stealing from her former employer. Julie Beeching, 48, of the 4700 block of Grafton Road, pleaded guilty in July to a charge of theft, a third-degree felony punishable by up to three years in Read More…

Brunswick Hills Fire Department welcomes 2 new trucks and expansion

The Brunswick Hills Township Fire Department hosted a groundbreaking and “housing” ceremony Saturday to celebrate upcoming renovations to the 35-year-old Fire Station No. 2 at 4875 Grafton Road and to place two new engines into service. Chief Anthony Strazzo said the No. 2 station was constructed in 1980. At the time, Brunswick Hills had a Read More…

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

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…