A court-appointed guardian filed Friday to give up her power to make medical decisions for an Amish girl with cancer whose parents may have fled the area to avoid chemotherapy.
Maria Schimer tendered her resignation as “limited guardian” of 11-year-old Sarah Hershberger, of Homer Township, in Medina County Probate Court, attorney Clair Dickinson said.
“We don’t know …Read More
MEDINA — The city’s chief building inspector was placed on administrative leave last month for “alleged violations of the city’s sexual harassment policy,” according to his personnel file.
Steve Vogel’s file, provided by Mayor Dennis Hanwell’s office Friday after a public records request from The Gazette, includes a Nov. 20 letter notifying Vogel that he had …Read More
The drunken-driving checkpoints throughout the year are designed to deter impaired driving, not make tons of arrests, police said.
Medina County residents on The Gazette’s website and Facebook page have questioned the effectiveness of the federally funded checkpoints almost every time one is announced. The checkpoints test drivers’ sobriety in areas with histories of alcohol-impaired driving.
One …Read More
WADSWORTH — Police will be making spirits bright today in Medina County.
The eighth-annual Shop with a Cop event begins at 9 a.m. with a pancake breakfast at Wadsworth High School.
At 10 a.m., after the breakfast of pancakes, sausage and juice, police will load 101 children from underprivileged families across Medina County into police and …Read More
Recounts in three Nov. 5 elections showed the same results — right down to the single vote.
Members of the Medina County Board of Elections said Friday there were recounts in the races for Black River and Cloverleaf school boards and for Guilford Township trustee.
Guilford trustee write-in candidate Gene Morris requested a recount after he lost …Read More
A dozen people stood in front of McDonald’s in Oberlin with signs Thursday, part of a national push for higher wages for fast-food employees.
The group in front of the McDonald’s on Oberlin’s South Main Street was not affiliated with the restaurant.
“I’m here because I’m a retired Ford worker and we made a decent wage, …Read More
MEDINA — A 22-year-old Cleveland man who broke into a Litchfield Township residence in June while a teenager was home will spend two years behind bars.
A jury found Matthew A. Poland guilty in October of burglary, a second-degree felony, because a 13-year-old girl was home when he broke in.
The charge carries a maximum sentence of …Read More
MEDINA — A 42-year-old Ashland man in prison for theft will spend almost 2½ more years there for stealing a purse from a Wadsworth home in May.
Chad A. Colburn was convicted in October after pleading guilty to burglary, a third-degree felony.
Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler sentenced Colburn on Thursday to …Read More
A crew is in town this month to film a horror movie starring Robert Englund, famous for his role as Freddy Krueger in “A Nightmare on Elm Street.”
The cast and crew of “Fear Clinic” was filming …Read More
The shooter burst into a small classroom, where a group of men silently waited. They didn’t move as he shot them one by one.
The “shooter” was Lakewood Police Sgt. Kevin Fischer, and he was using Airsoft pellets to shoot below the hip. The men all wore masks to protect their faces from stray pellets.
The …Read More