The weather on the weekend of the 17th annual Key Bank Ice Festival was weird and unpredictable — as it has been all winter.
After bitter cold all week, suddenly on Friday the temperature shot up to fifty degrees. The ice carvers, who were scheduled to carve on Friday evening, couldn’t work.  They had to wait [...]


I will be out of the country for the remaining three weeks in September. Check this blog again in early October.

Due to a premature and prolonged warm spell this April, Medina’s flowering trees — streets and streets of white pear and crab apple– have burst into a tsunami of blossoms that have lasted longer than usual.  Driving or walking down certain streets in town is like entering a fragrant cloud canopy.
This legacy of beauty comes [...]

One of the most striking works currently on exhibit at the Aquarius Exhibition is “Joy” by Marge Otley –  an oversize  explosion of color and sweeping motion.
Marge describes the inspiration for the painting which is rendered in watercolor and Perma Pencil ( artists’ quality colored pencils.)
“I painted it after returning home from my daughter’s house [...]


Photos courtesy of the Medina Community Design Committee

A Holiday Open House this past weekend at the home of Mud Mothers Pottery founder, Elaine Lamb featured a colorful variety of crafts. Click here for the slide show.

The Medina Courthouse Parking Structure located behind the Medina County Courthouse on Public Square officially opened today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon.
The two and one-half story parking deck was funded by the City of Medina,  Medina County and the Medina County Library System.  The $5.1 million project is an important investment in Medina’s [...]