July 24, 2016

Medina
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High & Low Winery goes beyond just wine

When husband and wife Matt and Kate Snyder designed High & Low Winery, they didn’t want a dress code for customers. So the establishment at 588 Medina Road (state Route 18) in Sharon Township has what is called a “low” tasting room with a rustic, casual design and a “high” room with a more elegant Read More…

National Carpet Mill Outlet breaks ground on $5M facility

National Carpet Mill Outlet and National Granite Luxuries celebrated the groundbreaking for their $5 million, 150,000-square-foot showroom and warehouse in Granger Township on Monday morning. The facility will sit on a 32-acre lot at 2255 Medina Road (state Route 18), east of Interstate 71. It is adjacent to Grace Church’s East Medina Campus. The project Read More…

Sobriety checkpoint scheduled in Medina Township on Saturday

The Medina County OVI Task Force will set up a sobriety checkpoint in Medina Township Saturday evening, according to a press release. The exact location of the checkpoint will be announced Saturday morning. According to the press release, the checkpoint, which is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers, is funded by federal grants. “Citizens Read More…

Valley City bicyclist critically hurt after being struck by car in Columbia Township

COLUMBIA TWP. — A bicyclist was critically injured after being struck by a car Thursday evening on a stretch of winding country road. Rodney Harms, 64, of Valley City, was traveling south on state Route 252 shortly before 7:30 p.m. when an Oldsmobile sedan driven by Bradley Denington, 20, of Spencer, struck him just south Read More…

Credit card skimmers found at gas station in Medina Township

Medina Township police are investigating “three or four incidents” of a credit card skimmer used at a gas station pump this week. Chief David Arbogast said several credit cards were reported “compromised” and “a common thread was the Circle K” at 3809 Pearl Road. The device was found clipped inside the credit card reader inside Read More…

Man with sword, machete arrested after standoff

A six-hour standoff ended Thursday when a SWAT team entered the home of a Harrisville Township man armed with a machete, handgun and sword. The Medina County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about an incident at a home on the 10300 block of Crawford Road shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday. A neighbor reported resident Read More…

Former Poe School to be razed

When the old Poe School opened in Montville Township, it served students in first through eighth grades until the early 1950s. That’s when Medina County consolidated some of its local schools and Poe was no longer used. The building, on Wadsworth Road near Poe Road, was offered to township trustees for $1. At the time Read More…

Cancer survivors celebrate life

Medina resident Lyle Roberts is a two-time survivor of prostate cancer, and Sunday he and others shared their stories of survival and hope. “Just to listen to them sometimes and the experiences they went through. It’s just remarkable what they do and what a person can go through,” he said. Roberts, who first was diagnosed Read More…

5 Medina County businesses seek later last call for GOP convention

For a few days in July, “last call” may be pushed back 90 minutes. Several Medina County bars and hotels hope to cater to delegates visiting Cleveland for the Republican National Convention. Five bars and restaurants in the county have applied through the Ohio Division of Liquor Control to stay open until 4 a.m. July Read More…

Medina County commissioners weigh use of $238K in grants

Medina County commissioners are expected to approve the use of more than $200,000 in federal grant money for the construction of a handicap-accessible fishing dock, house repairs and the installation of paved paths in several Medina County communities. The county received $238,000 of Community Development Block Grant money, which will likely be used for projects Read More…