July 31, 2015

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Sheriff’s deputies help arrest burglary suspects

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Medina County sheriff’s deputies assisted in the arrest of three teenagers accused of fleeing into the county Wednesday afternoon after a reported burglary in Summit County’s Bath Township. Bath Township Police Chief Michael McNeely said the boys — ages 14 to 17 — were arrested after a three-hour search. A township resident alleged the boys 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…

Coroner’s report: Driver was drunk in fatal chase through Medina in April


A woman killed in a car crash April 13 after leading police on a high-speed chase had more than double the legal limit of alcohol in her system when she died, according to a law enforcement report released Monday. April 13 chase timeline 11:27 p.m.: Sheriff’s Sgt. Scott Schmoll approaches Teresa Morris’ vehicle, parked in Read More…

Liverpool Township celebrates Fourth of July with several events

A vintage fire truck is among the vehicles in the July 4 holiday parade in Liverpool Township on Saturday. (NIKKI RHOADES / GAZETTE)

Liverpool Township and Valley City celebrated Independence Day with a parade on Saturday. Floats, bicycles, decorated vehicles and marching units participated in the parade on Center Road. The parade concluded at Mill Stream Park, which hosted a classic vehicle show. In the evening, the Litchfield Town Band put on a performance that was followed by Read More…

NEXUS pipeline surveyors begin knocking on residents’ doors

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NEXUS Gas Transmission is paying off-duty Ohio law enforcement officers to accompany land surveyors doing work for its proposed pipeline project. John Rossdivito, of Montville Township, said Wednesday that surveyors showed up at his home off Chippewa Road. He said a NEXUS representative who called himself Jerry showed up at his door with a man 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…

Hinckley Twp. trustees to vote on 10-year plan by end of July

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Hinckley Township is putting the final touches on a 10-year master development plan for the community. The township held a public hearing on the plan Monday, and trustees plan to vote on the plan at the end of July. “We wanted to be consistent with what the community wanted,” Trustee Martha Catherwood said. The plan Read More…

Lafayette plans to build new fire station, revamp EMS services

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For 20 years, Lafayette Township has wanted to build a new fire station. Now that Gov. John Kasich has signed the $71.2 billion state budget bill, township trustees will be able to move forward on their plans. Trustee Lynda Bowers said research was done on the most innovative fire and EMS services in the country 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…

Hinckley Twp. trustees to hear discussion of 10-year plan

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The Hinckley Township Trustees will have a public hearing on the community’s 10-year comprehensive plan at 6:30 p.m. today at Hinckley Township Hall, 1410 Ridge Road. The plan has been developed over the last six months. Community members were solicited for their opinions by consultants OHM Advisors, hired by the township. OHM, based in Michigan, Read More…