Trying to track down Medina mayoral candidate Clarence E. Owens is like playing a rigged game of Where’s Waldo.
Each election year, The Gazette makes every attempt to provide readers with information on candidates running for office. Despite repeated attempts to obtain information on Owens’ candidacy, he has been as elusive as a public option for …Read More
CHEERS: to Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier for tackling not only his caseload, but 120 hours of coursework on complex science and technology issues.
Scientific advancement “is happening so fast that it is often difficult for a person that works just in the law to keep up with it, let alone the juries …Read More
CHEERS: to competition in the electric industry that is allowing Medina County to save thousands on utility bills.
“Since May, the market for electricity has dropped and competition has entered the Ohio Edison area,” County Administrator Chris Jakab said.
“So we’re taking advantage of discount pricing that’s being offered by
The end result is Florida-based …Read More
CHEERS: to Medina County residents who deal with tragedy by volunteering. On Sept. 12, eight years after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, members of Medina First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) dedicated the weekend to helping others. Some
painted walls at the Medina Salvation Army and built shelves for the food pantry. Others helped out at …Read More
CHEERS: to school districts in Medina County for receiving the highest grade possible from the state on report cards released Tuesday. Five out of seven districts — Brunswick, Buckeye, Highland, Medina and Wadsworth — received an “excellent with distinction” rating, meaning they previously were rated “excellent” and experienced improved test scores for at least two …Read More
CHEERS: to the legacy of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a champion of the Special Olympics. Shriver, who suffered a series of strokes in recent years, died Tuesday. She was 88.
Rosemary Kennedy, the mentally disabled sister of Shriver and John F., Robert F. and Edward Kennedy, had a lobotomy at age 23 and was institutionalized for the …Read More
Bedtime at our house is a relative thing, like the arrival of spring. Sure, there is an official time it is supposed to occur, but itâ€™s really more of a process. A slow process.
Itâ€™s 8 p.m. and I say to the 8-year-old: â€œOK, girl. Time to hit the showers.â€
â€œBut I wanted a snack,â€ she says …Read More
Who is the keeper of your familyâ€™s stories? Who looks after Grandpaâ€™s letters home from the war and the heirloom quilt? Who holds on to all the old photographs â€” and more importantly â€” can tell you the stories of the people in them?
As a community, the keeper of our collective family story is the …Read More
CHEERS: to the 125 fifth-graders at Medinaâ€™s H.G. Blake Elementary School who turned old, donated wooden chairs into works of art to be auctioned today in a fundraiser. Students transformed 30 chairs into themed creations using paint, foam cutouts, buckeyes and more. Proceeds will go to Kikititi Secondary School in Tanzania and pay tuition, room, …Read More
By JOHN GLADDEN | Staff Columnist
Our old farmhouse has few luxuries. It has extravagant woodwork, for one, and good airflow through the gaps in its doors and windows â€” providing a level of ventilation airtight new homes can only envy.
Its big luxury is a woodstove. Itâ€™s a luxury because we donâ€™t really need it. We …Read More