Medina’s living room — Public Square Park — continues to be heavily used this summer. On Sunday, August 8th,  the white tents blossomed under the spreading trees once again, and the crowds spilled forth, this time for the large annual craft show called “An Affair on the Square”. It’s not exactly “art”  you find there [...]

Dennis Hanwell, who won the mayoral election by an 80% margin this fall, was sworn into office Tuesday, January 5, 2010. The swearing-in ceremony at Medina City Hall was followed by a festive reception at Rustic Hills Country Club. Over one hundred Medinians attended the reception, despite the snowy conditions.

To see more photography of the Medina Public Square decorated for the holidays by Medina lawyer Denis Kucharski (Medina High School class of 1995), click here.

Whitey’s Army- Navy store has stood on Public Square since 1949. To read more about Whitey’s:

The Largely Literary Theater Company’s performance of  “A Christmas Carol” on Sunday December 6, in  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church lacked the 3-D pyrotechnics of the version currently running in the cinemas, but was undoubtedly closer to Charles Dickens’ original vision. The 1884 Gothic Revival church with its arched ceilings and stained glass windows was an [...]

The gazebo, Medina’s visual symbol and best loved landmark, is not as old as the Victorian buildings that surround it.  The Community Design Committee (CDC) placed it in the center of the park in 1976 as a finishing touch to its nationally lauded restoration of Public Square. It is a copy of an 1879 structure [...]

The annual holiday home tour raises money to fulfill the Medina YWCA’s mission of striving to “provide affordable programs to meet the needs of women and children,” and to reflect their “commitment to humanitarian values.”
The Y provides free mammograms and pap tests to women without health insurance who cannot afford them.  They also sponsor an [...]

The Candle Walk marks the official kick off of the holiday season in Medina. We wish you all of the best this holiday season.
Click here to see more pictures of the Candle Walk from Sunday, November 22, 2009.
Happy Holidays!

AAUW of Medina County presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, performed by the Largely Literary Company at the historic St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, December 6th at 2:00 P.M.  The event is a fundraiser for AAUW’s Scholarship Fund, which provides financial aid to non-traditional women college students.
AAUW has awarded two scholarships annually since 1991.  [...]

This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the Candlelight Walk which has transformed downtown Medina into a major Northeast Ohio destination on the first weekend before Thanksgiving.  A silver-plated, limited edition ornament in the shape of Medina’s iconic Gazebo has been created to celebrate the event.
The ornament sells for $20 and comes enclosed in a [...]