MEDINA — A 45-year-old man will spend two years on probation for doctoring his Percocet prescriptions to obtain more of the drug.
Lawrence D. Zornes, of New Washington, west of Ashland in Crawford County, changed his plea from not guilty to no contest in October. He was convicted on six counts of deception to obtain …Read More
MEDINA — Medina County commissioners approved a plan Monday they hope will solve the county’s cat problems.
An agreement reached with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will see the county pay $13,000 a year for the Medina County SPCA to take over the cat program.
The county-owned animal shelter has been accepting cats …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Brunswick city employees will see an increase in their health care costs next year after Council members approved a new plan Monday that raises rates by about 14 percent overall.
“We think it’s a good deal this year,” said Julie Murawski, the city’s administrative services manager.
Murawski said insurance costs are going up for everyone …Read More
MEDINA — The highest percentage of “yes” votes for the Medina school levy came from the city’s Ward 3 — the home of Heritage Elementary School.
School officials had announced Heritage, which enrolls about 400 students, would close if the levy failed.
MEDINA — The Medina County Board of Elections will recount the votes in two precincts in the Cloverleaf school district after final results certified Friday show incumbent school board member Michael Maloney leads William Schmock by only 13 votes — or about 0.13 percent of the total number cast.
But no recount is needed in the …Read More
City council voted unanimously Monday to set aside $250,000 for the possible purchase of the Masonic Temple building, located at 140 W. Liberty St., near City Hall.
Law Director Greg Huber said the agreement with Masonic Temple Co. will give the city six months to examine the building, with help from experts, and determine whether the …Read More
MEDINA — After 25 years — seven as department head — Medina County Sanitary Engineer Jim Troike is resigning to take a similar post in Stark County.
“The people have been great, I have great working relationships with the cities and commissioners and the people in our office. They’re all really great people,” he said.
On a weekend in which temperatures ranged from mild …Read More
Full text of Stepp termination letter
Kiera Manion-Fischer | The Gazette
Three years before he was placed on leave, Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp reneged on a promise to forego a raise for earning a doctorate, according to the school board.
The allegation is one of two new claims listed in a letter detailing 13 specific reasons why …Read More
CANDLELIGHT WALK SCHEDULEToday
4:30 p.m. — 1,500 luminaria lit in the historic district today and …Read More