passages to raise taxes
Four districts, which voted for new property tax levies, will
see these increases on their January tax bills. Cloverleaf School
District, Brunswick City, Seville Village and Homer Township will all
see increases between $28 a year and $122.50 per year on a $100,000
Ann Norman's full story in the Plain Dealer.
Medina's Square warms even Scrooge's Heart
Zebulon Thomas filmed Ebeezer Scrooge strolling Medina's
square during Candlelight Walk last month - and he appears to approve!
Rumor has it his father,
Kim Thomas, fulfilled the role of Scrooge. See
Loren Genson's full story in
The Gazzette and see the holiday video of the event
at Scrooge on Medina Square.
Highland's Tecco, Medina's Memberg Students of Month
Nikki Tecco of Highland and Ben Memberg of Medina have been
County-Wide Kiwanis Students of the Month by a committee
of their peers.
president of Highland's National Honor Society, hopes to major in
economics and international relations in college with a minor in
is the daughter of
Don & Lisa Tecco.
currently president of Spanish Club at Medina, hopes to pursue a
graduate degree in engineering. His parents are Bill and Stacey Memberg.
of the Month for Medina County high schools include:
Black River: Jamie Hozan & Anthony
Rosevine Azap & Colton Kemp
Margaret Calame & James Conrad
Brandee Bell & Benjamin Stefanko
Kristen Perkins & Nathan Stallard
Wadsworth: Sonia Potter & Zach Steinkerchner
I wanted to take this
opportunity to wish everyone in Medina County Merry Christmas and the
very best for the holidays. My staff and I truly appreciate the
opportunity to serve you and we look forward to great things from
ourselves and you too in the New Year! Enjoy your weekend!
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are,
you would never think a negative one again.
Akron Symphony & Chorus in Medina
Spend an enjoyable evening
at this exclusive concert
performed by the Akron Symphony Orchestra and Chorus on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at
7:30 PM. Tickets Prices: $15-$25 and are on sale
weekdays 8 am - 3:30 pm through the Akron Symphony Orchestra box office
at 330-535-8131 or purchase any time online at: Holiday Tickets.
Proceeds will benefit future arts activities for the students and
community of Medina. The performance will be held at Medina Performing Arts Center
Medina High School 851 Weymouth Road, Medina .
Calling all hobbits! Stop out at the Susan Hambley Nature Center in
Brunswick, 1473 Parchen Boulevard,
December 20, 2014 from Noon to 5pm for a variety of
games, crafts, and activities from Bilbo's world. Have a riddle contest
with Gollum, or try your hand at dragon hunting. Costumes are
encouraged. All ages welcome. No registration required. Free.
Very Merry Christmas Tour
Grace Baptist Church in Brunswick is hosting "The Very Merry
Christmas Tour" featuring Christian bands at 7pm on December 20th at 3480
Laurel Road. The group NewSong is headlining the event
which includes performances from Sanctus Real and Josh Wilson. Tickets
and more information are available at www.verymerrychristmastour.com
Wadsworth Bicentennial Christmas Caroling
The final event of
Wadsworth's Bicentennial celebration occurs Monday, December 22nd as
the Wadsworth Community Choir performs from 6-7:30 pm on Buehler's
patio, 175 Great Oaks Trail. There will be hot cocoa and cookies
and the first 200 people will receive a free Bicentennial mug!
Santa & Mrs. Claus will make a visit so bring the whole family.
The event is free, but you're encouraged to bring nonperishable food
items for the Salvation Army food drive.
Kitten Crazy Gingerbread House Raffle
Thanks to the
creativity of Chef Tony Stanislo at the Medina County Career Center and
the generosity of Bob and Bev Pohto Kitten Crazy is able to raffle off
an extraordinary gingerbread house! Tickets are $1 each, $5 for 6 or $10
for 15 and are are available at Quick Fix Low-Cost Spay/Neuter &
Wellness Clinic, 930 Lafayette Road. Drawing is Tuesday, December 23 at noon.
Rockin' New Year's Eve Party!
Join the Medina VFW
Post 5137, 3916 Pearl Road, for a 70's themed New Year's Eve Party 8 pm til 1 am.
There is a cash bar, champagne toast, dinner, designated driver and DJ
Shellie from Seville. ALL proceeds benefit the Medina VFW. Contact Dan
at (330) 410-6095 or Rachel at (330) 461-6332 for more details.
Fairgrounds Holiday Lights
Visit the area's
largest drive-thru light display at the Medina County Fairgrounds! Fridays & Saturdays
thru Dec. 28th, 6-10 pm,
Sundays from 6-9 pm and weeknights December 15th through
December 25th, 6 - 9 pm. Admission is $7 per car. Enter at Smith
Rd. in Medina.
Did You Know......
Laura Celestia "Cettie" Spelman
was born in
in 1839. Her father Harvey Buell Spelman was a state legislator and
strong abolitionist who was active in the underground railroad.
While attending high school in Cleveland "Cettie" met a poor farm boy &
son of a con artist while attending accounting classes together.
In 1864 she married John D. Rockefeller who became the
richest man in the world after the founding of the Standard Oil Company.
Spelman is the namesake of Spelman College, founded to educate black
women in the south.
Medina Debate Team Excels at
the Medina High School Debate Team who participated in the Princeton Classic Invitational
against 700 students from around the country earlier this month. In
Lincoln-Douglas debate Medina finished in 3rd and 17th places and won
the "best speaker" award. Students were in competition for over
thirty hours over the course of the weekend!