June 30, 2016

Medina
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One Dead in Guilford Township Crash

An 18-year-old Cambridge woman was killed in an early morning car crash on Acme Road in Guilford Township, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Anastasia Taylor, 18, of Cambridge, was in the back seat of a 2013 Chevy Malibu driven by Rittman resident Douglas Peregoy, 19, south on Acme Road. At about 5:30 a.m., Peregoy 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…

Memorial Day events in Medina County

A variety of Memorial Day ceremonies and celebrations are scheduled Sunday and Monday across Medina County. Cities, villages and townships are planning parades and community gatherings. Many include trips to cemeteries. Three communities are holding Sunday gatherings: Rittman, York Township and Litchfield Township. The holiday schedule is busy Monday with parades in Brunswick, Medina, Wadsworth, Read More…

Spencer woman sentenced to jail for pushing police officer

A woman who pushed a Spencer police officer after a night of drinking was sentenced Thursday to 180 days in Medina County Jail. Pamela Steiner, 51, of Spencer, pleaded guilty April 18 to attempted assault of a peace officer, a fifth-degree felony. She was credited with two days served. “I did act very unacceptably,” Steiner Read More…

More Medina County entities join Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s transparency effort

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel is encouraging all government entities in the state to join his Ohiocheckbook.com program. The latest in Medina County to join were the villages of Spencer and Westfield Center, Black River school district and Chatham Township. They were on hand Thursday at a media gathering at the Spencer Municipal Building, 109 N. Read More…

Geig’s Orchard in Seville: Thieves take $1,600 in new trees

The Medina County Sheriff’s Office is investigating about $1,600 worth of apple trees reportedly stolen from Geig’s Orchard in Seville. On the Geig’s Facebook page Thursday, a person who identified themselves as an owner and family member said 53 trees of a “new variety” were stolen sometime Tuesday or early Wednesday at 8468 Wooster Pike Read More…

Temporary inconvenience, permanent improvement: Officials remind residents of benefits of projects

While road construction may cause frustrating traffic delays, officials sought to remind county residents and businesses on Thursday that they can look forward to benefits from the completed projects. Road projects were reviewed during the April meeting of the Medina County Economic Development Corp. at Wadsworth City Council’s chambers. Grant Aungst, community and economic development Read More…

Drug treatment center opens today in Lodi

A New Day, an outpatient drug treatment center in Lodi, is opening today and will treat patients battling addiction through assessments and therapy. On Wednesday, the center finalized a lease at the former Lodi Medical Building at 402 Highland Drive and has wasted no time starting operations. “Lodi and the surrounding areas had no one,” Read More…

Lodi police to hold third-annual community meeting on heroin epidemic

The Lodi Police Department announced it is holding a community meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Lodi American Legion Post 523, 120 Bank St., to educate the public on the heroin epidemic. Chief Keith Keough said it’s the third year his department has held a meeting on the topic. “We have it each year Read More…

Man flown to Summit County following motorcycle crash

A man was flown to Summa Akron City Hospital on Wednesday afternoon with serious injuries following a motorcycle crash, according to the Seville Police Department. Police received reports of the crash on 4930 Park Avenue West, near the Dairy Queen parking lot, at about 4:30 p.m. Based on lines drawn by the Ohio State Highway Read More…