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17 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

One-day International Fest comes to Medina's Public Square in August

More than 60 flags of nations from around the world will line Public Square on Aug. 23 for the sixth annual Medina International Fest - the city's largest one-day event.

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Related Topix: Medina, OH, Life, Food, Vegetables, Sushi, Japanese Cuisine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Medina Gazette

Local cartoonist Tom Batiuk first published in Gazette's sister paper

Tony Isabella and Tom Batiuk have a lot in common. As children, they both remember a family member reading the comics to them.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Kent State University, Grafton, OH

Cleveland.com

Medina County probe churns on; auditor calls latest allegations ridiculous

The prosecutor investigating Medina County Auditor Michael Kovack's office is looking at an allegation that Kovack had his tenants come to his county office to pay their rent.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Medina Gazette

PHOTOS: Art in the Park draws crowds to Medina's Public Square

Medina's Public Square was packed Sunday afternoon for the annual Art in the Park, sponsored by the Medina County Art League.

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The Medina Gazette

Ohio Secretary of State candidate Nina Turner talks voting hours

State Sen. Nina Turner, Democratic candidate for secretary of state, shakes hands with Pamela B. Miller, former head of the Medina County Democratic Party who now serves as chairwoman of the county Board of Elections, at a garden party fundraiser hosted by Janice Skeen in Sharon Township on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Cuyahoga County, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Medina Gazette

Medina mother killed in one-vehicle crash

A Medina mother of two was fatally injured in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning as she was driving home from a wedding.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ohio.com

Authorities announce drunken-driving checkpoint in Medina County

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Cleveland.com

Good music and good food add up to a very good time: Whit & Whimsey

If you love good, old-fashioned, foot-stompin' music, you have to stop at the jam session at Winking Lizard , 3634 Center Road on Wednesdays.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Brunswick, OH, Strongsville, OH

The Medina Gazette

Gubernatorial hopeful: Local governments getting squeezed

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald, Democratic candidate for governor, stopped by the Medina Gazette on Friday afternoon as part of an Ohio tour.

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga County, OH, US Governors, John Kasich

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Cleveland.com

Wadsworth man indicted on rape charge, attorney asks for reduced bail

A Medina County grand jury has indicted a Wadsworth man on three charges, including rape, after he was accused of touching a child in a sexual manner July 1. Nicholas Lane, 43 is charged with rape, a first-degree felony; sexual battery, a third-degree felony; and gross sexual imposition, a fourth-degree felony.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Wadsworth, OH, North Canton, OH

The Medina Gazette

PHOTOS: Children groove to music during Medina County Arts Week

Medina County Arts Week is winding to a close, but there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy free events today and Saturday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

The Medina Gazette

Accused meth cook pleads guilty while another claims innocence

An accused methamphetamine cook who told a judge his case should be dismissed because it's taken too long to get to trial has pleaded guilty to reduced felony charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Jul 17, 2014

West Side and South Side Leader

Granger Fire personnel sworn in

Robert Smith, at left, was sworn in as the Granger Fire Department's new captain by Trustee Teri Berry at the Granger Board of Trustees' July 14 meeting.

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Related Topix: Fire, Hinckley, OH, Akron, OH

Cleveland.com

Prosecutor reviewing new allegations about spending at Medina County...

The prosecutor reviewing allegations of misconduct at Medina County Auditor Mike Kovack's office said he plans to consult with the state auditor's office about some of the spending that has occurred at the county office.

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The Medina Gazette

Charges dropped against accused bank robber who's too ill for trial

A judge has dismissed bank robbery charges against a 71-year-old Hinckley Township man, ruling the man is too ill to stand trial.

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Related Topix: Medina, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Cleveland.com

Rep. Jim Renacci to host job fair in Brunswick on Friday

Wadsworth GOP Rep. Jim Renacci will host a job fair at Brunswick High School from 11 AM to 2 PM on Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Wadsworth, OH, Brunswick, OH

The Medina Gazette

No wrongdoing found so far in probe of allegations against county auditor

A special prosecutor said he's not found evidence to support allegations that Medina County Auditor Mike Kovack used resources of his office in his re-election campaign, but stressed he's still working on the case.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Medina Gazette

PHOTOS: Veteran passes through Medina County on trek across country

Gazette reporters caught up with army veteran Eric Peters as he reached the Medina County line on Route 18 Tuesday around 2 p.m. Peters is making his way into Medina today on a cross-country trip to raise awareness about veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Cleveland.com

Medina, Granger townships firefighter to be arraigned July 24 on unlawful sexual conduct charges

A firefighter for the Medina and Granger townships is scheduled for a July 24 arraignment on charges he had sex with a 15 year old.

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Related Topix: Medina, OH

The Medina Gazette

Reduced bail sought in child sex case because employment 'in jeopardy'

A man charged with sexual battery has asked a judge to reduce his bail so he can keep his job.

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