LAFAYETTE TWP. — The University of Akron’s Medina County University Center is hosting a series of workshops designed to teach residents the ins and outs of running for public office, such as for the local school board or township trustee.
Medina County Commissioner Steve Hambley, one of the workshop speakers, said the focus will be nonpartisan.
“Candidate …Read More
BRUNSWICK — A grant will fully fund the restoration of Healy Creek in Venus Park, but it won’t do much to alleviate the flooding concerns of local residents.
City Engineer Ryan Cummins hosted a public meeting Thursday to detail plans for the $390,800 project intended to improve the water quality in Healy Creek before it enters …Read More
LITCHFIELD TWP. — A third rabid bat has been discovered this spring in a Medina County home.
The animal was found in a home on Norwalk Road near the Litchfield Circle on Friday.
The Medina County Health Department reports that there was a potential for exposure to people and pets. The department sent the bat to the …Read More
Two men were hurt following a brief rush-hour police chase that ended in a crash on state Route 18 Thursday morning in Montville Township.
Montville Police Chief Terry Grice said the chase started at 8:03 a.m. on Montville Drive.
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Staff and wire reports
Most large and medium-sized cities in Ohio lost population over the past two years, even as many cities across the country saw gains, according to new U.S. census numbers released Thursday.
The figures show …Read More
From “Shrek the Musical” to Taylor Swift, enchantment will be the theme of this year’s Showtime, Medina High School’s annual end-of-the-year …Read More
Staff and wire reports
Ohio’s elections chief said Thursday a first-of-its-kind statewide review found instances of voter fraud in the battleground state during last year’s presidential election but not rampant abuses.
Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said the investigation he ordered in January of Ohio’s 88 county elections boards resulted in 135 potential cases being referred …Read More
Part of what makes Medina County beautiful is its natural landscape — the wooded areas, lakes and creeks. But 15 dams in the county are ranked high risk by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
“It doesn’t mean the structure is unsafe or dangerous, just that there would be a high impact if there was a …Read More