Saturday, August 14
On a misty summer twilight, over three hundred people thronged the uneven old sidewalks of  South Court Street, Medina’s grand historic neighborhood. The occasion was “A Twilight Stroll Home Tour” sponsored by the South Court Street Historic Neighborhood Association. Six homes were open to visitors.  The oldest was an 1838 Federal style structure, [...]

Serene and tree-shaded East Liberty is one of the oldest streets in the village of Medina. It is a supremely walkable neighborhood, and it is looking its best on this late summer morning. A lush canopy of leaves creates a cool tunnel over the narrow sidewalks,  and a sense of history seems to linger in [...]

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

In the mid-1800’s, Medina was a stop on the Underground Railroad — a system of safe houses that gave shelter to runaway slaves on their arduous journey from the slave-holding South, across Ohio, to the safety of Canada.  One of the local homes that had been a stop on the Underground Railroad was also a [...]

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 [...]

Matt Wiederhold, Executive Director of Main Street Medina, is feeling pretty good. The 25th annual Medina Candlelight Walk is over and it exceeded his expectations.  He and a small committee of ten worked tirelessly to make that happen.
“It was huge,” said Matt.  “There were between eight and ten thousand people attending.  On Saturday evening the [...]