September 18, 2014

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

Note: This page is updated every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Suspected drunken driver charged in hit-run accident Motorists helped alert Brunswick police to a suspected drunken driver who was involved in a hit-and-run accident Sept. 10. According to a police report, John D. Zavisva, 47, 1200 block Stearns St., was arrested at 4:20 p.m. Sept. 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…

Hinckley Twp. resident, 74, charged with raping, molesting children

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A 74-year-old Hinckley Township man pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to raping and molesting two children from 2006 to 2007. James I. Selch, of the 1300 block of Daleside Drive, is being held at the Medina County Jail on $250,000 cash bond. Selch is charged with three counts of raping a child under age 13 Read More…

Hinckley couple creates certified wildlife sanctuary in their backyard

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Bill and Connie Ogilvie have been carefully crafting their property into a wildlife sanctuary for more than six years. Their efforts to create a garden space that improves habitats for birds, butterflies, frogs and other wildlife has gotten the attention of the National Wildlife Federation, which recently recognized their property as a Certified Wildlife Habitat. Read More…

Ohio’s statewide Buckeye Trail is being rerouted in Medina County

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Ohio’s Buckeye Trail is coming to downtown Medina. The Buckeye Trail — a 1,444-mile hiking trail that loops around the state of Ohio — runs north from the Medina County Park District’s Lester Rail Trail in York Township, north along on Abbeyville Road to Hamilton Road in Medina Township, and then east toward the Hinckley Read More…

Hinckley Twp. bar cited for drugs, gambling

Staff and wire reports State investigators filed more than 200 drug-related administrative charges against liquor permits in Ohio last year, including one in Medina County. The Ohio Investigative Unit reported its agents filed 267 administrative charges against liquor permits for drug use, possession or sales, and sales or possession of drug paraphernalia in 2013. The Read More…

Two townships plan to upgrade fire departments

Officials in Hinckley and Brunswick Hills townships plan to upgrade their fire departments to meet the needs of their growing communities. Hinckley trustees have approved work on a new fire station on Ridge Road (state Route 94), about a quarter-mile south of the station at state Routes 94 and 303. Work on the $1.5 million Read More…