July 28, 2015


Chippewa Lake regatta attracts 14 competitors for boat race

Richard King of Canada was among the competitors Saturday in the Midsummer Madness Regatta hosted by the Chippewa Lake Yacht Club. King was a winner of one of the races for the day.

The Chippewa Lake Yacht Club hosted its Midsummer Madness Regatta over the weekend. Race categories were open to anyone 15 and older with a Y Flyer sailboat. Y Flyer sailboats are 18 feet long and can be sailed by one or two people. Teams from the U.S. and Canada competed in the races Saturday and Read More…

Americans with Disabilities Act celebrates 25 years

The Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities offers a variety of services to the community, including early intervention and school-age programs at Windfall School. (NIKKI RHOADES / GAZETTE)

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990, and the end of various forms of discrimination has had a profound effect, several representatives of the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities said. “I think that the ADA started out its existence with people thinking, ‘This is the Read More…

New art gallery on Medina’s Public Square features local, fair trade art

Aurelia Martin, owner of Sparrow Art at 44 Public Square, and her husband, Steve Martin, stand in her new gallery in the Arcade Building on the south side of Medina’s Public Square on Friday. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

A new art gallery is promising to support local artists and artisans struggling to make a living in difficult conditions around the world. The Sparrow Art Gallery and Studio at 44 Public Square opened this week, headed by artist and owner Aurelia Martin. The shop wants to showcase local art, and what is called “fair Read More…

Lodi Corn Festival honors Native American tradition, dedicates restored statue

Jack Lyons, executive director of the Native American Indian and Veterans Center in Barberton, and Dave Shaffer, of Ravenna, participate in a drum circle during the opening ceremonies of the Lodi Corn Festival on Thursday in Lodi’s Public Square. The two men are members of the Fire River Singers, who performed songs before the parade. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

The Lodi Sweet Corn Festival wraps up today in Lodi with a 5K run, cornhole contests, rides and a raffle. The 34th festival began Thursday night with a drum circle featuring the music of the Fire River Singers. Organizers said they invited the group to perform as a way of honoring the Native American traditions Read More…

Decades-old cars displayed on Medina’s Public Square (PHOTOS)

Cars from the model year 1976 or older were invited to Main Street Medina's "Stroll The Square" event on Thursday.

Cars from the model year 1976 or older were invited to Main Street Medina’s Stroll the Square event Thursday.

Legos go with lemonade at Brunswick Library event (PHOTOS)


Brunswick Library on Thursday afternoon hosted a Legos and Lemonade event.