Yesterday was one of those days when we realized how lucky we are to live in Medina.
On a perfectly sunny, not-too-hot Saturday, we headed uptown to the town square for the 3rd annual Chalk Art Festival. Now, my children are often decorating our sidewalks and driveway with chalk, so I figured this was right up their alley.
And, it was free — always a plus in my book.
We quickly registered (there was to be a judging) and they each were allowed to choose three fat pieces of sidewalk chalk for their masterpieces. Each spoke of sidewalk protruding from the gazebo was marked off in spaces for various age groups.
It didn’t take long for them to fill their spaces: my 11-year-old budding artist drew a cartoon dog; my 10-year-old some sort of impressionistic rainbow; and my … [Read more]
Judy A. Totts | The Gazette
MEDINA — When the going gets tough, the tough get creative in fundraising efforts for The Salvation Army Medina Corps’ programs.
And as costs rise for school supplies needed for the corps’ Women’s Auxiliary Back-2-School program, so does the need for donations.
“With job losses and the economy in general, people are […]
Lisa Hlavinka | The Gazette
BRUNSWICK — Apartment managers and residents at Aspen Lake Apartments are starting to rebuild after a fire destroyed a parking garage Sunday.
Assistant Fire Chief Rick Barber said the fire originated at the north end of the 12-space garage, but his department and the Community Emergency Response Team Fire Investigation Unit are […]
TODAY’S REGIONAL SOFTBALL GAMES
WHO: Elyria vs. Brecksville
TIME: 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Clyde H.S.
WHO: Keystone vs. Toledo Central Catholic
TIME: 5 p.m.
WHERE: Bucyrus H.S.
♦ Both games were rained out Thursday.
MASSILLON — A few occurrences not often seen during Wellington’s softball season happened on Thursday.
“There were no wild pitches all season,” Wellington coach Tom Roth said. “There might […]
Colton Buffington has one more loss to avenge this season, and he’s hoping he’ll do it during the quarterfinals at the Division I state singles tournament this weekend.
The Westlake freshman avenged his lone regular-season loss when he defeated Kenston sophomore Nolan Marks in the second round of the district tournament at Oberlin College last weekend.
ELYRIA — A thunderstorm that blew through the area early Thursday afternoon ripped the roof off a church, tossed the debris around the yards of its Lowell Street-area neighbors and knocked out power to nearly 300 homes.
Stephen Sanders, pastor of Glorious Assembly Apostolic Church, pulled into the church’s parking lot just after the storm had […]
ELYRIA — The cost overrun for the state Route 57 overhaul may not be eligible to be paid by using federal stimulus money, which would mean the city will have to pick up the tab.
The problem is that the $22 million project is near completion, and the goal of the federal stimulus funds is to […]
ELYRIA — It’s going to start costing money to be a registered sex offender in Lorain County.
The county commissioners on Thursday approved a resolution that will allow Sheriff Phil Stammitti to charge sex offenders to register with the county — something they’re required by law to do.
It will cost Tier III sex offenders — who […]
Elyria High’s game today against Brecksville in Clyde is postponed due to rain.
It’ll be played at 3:30 p.m. Friday in Clyde. For those who can’t travel to the game, tune in to WEOL-AM 930 for a live broadcast.
So far, the Keystone game in Bucyrus and the Wellington game at Massillon both are on.
Check back later […]
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Corp. said Thursday a committee of bondholders has agreed to a sweetened deal proposed by the U.S. government to erase the automaker’s unsecured debt in exchange for company stock.
A person familiar with the deal said that it is probable GM will file for bankruptcy protection. The person asked not to […]