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VOLUME 46 No. 46

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

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Mother Charged With Drug Possession, Suspected Trafficking By Cassandra Shofar A Chester Township mother has been arrested and charged with felonious drug possession, including heroin and cocaine, from her Caves Road home. Constance Thomas, 54, of 12835 Caves Road, was arrested late Friday night after Chester Township police and Thomas the Geauga County Prosecutor’s Office executed a search warrant on Thomas’ residence. In addition to Thomas, her 27year-old son, Spencer Thomas, and 18-year-old James Velotta were arrested. Velotta was arrested in the church parking lot across the street from Constance’s home and charged with drug paraphernalia and driving under a suspended license. Spencer was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Additional charges against all three will be presented to a county grand jury for indictment, Chester Township Police Chief Mark Purchase said Monday. Constance’s 17-year-old son was also present at the residence and was turned over to the custody of his aunt, he said.

The Geauga County Sheriff's Office and Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted in the arrest. “Delinquency charges are expected to be filed against the juvenile,” said county Prosecutor Jim Flaiz. Earlier Monday morning, the prosecutor’s office filed a complaint in common pleas court seeking to declare the drug house a nuisance. Geauga County Common Pleas Court Judge Forrest W. Burt granted an emergency order to secure the home. At 2 p.m., the Chester Township Road Department boarded up the house and police held a press conference. “Really, the most disturbing part of the whole thing was (Constance’s) 17-year-old son was present during one of the drug purchases that we confirmed and was present at the home during the raid, and we also believe was using illegal drugs. That’s really the sad part here,” Flaiz said. Last Thursday, Constance was also arrested and charged with fifth-degree felony possession of drugs following an incident at 8031 Sherman Road. Police were called to the residence at 12:32 a.m. and Constance met them at the door, advising them the homeowner,


Chester Township Road Department workers board up the drug home at 12835 Caves Road after Geauga County Common Pleas Court Judge Forrest Burt declared it a nuisance.

Kevin Ellison, was unresponsive and not breathing, Criminal Investigator Karen Sweet wrote in her court affidavit, which was attached to Flaiz’s motion requesting the home be declared a nuisance. Chester Township EMTs “recognized this as a drug overdose and administered Narcam,” she wrote. Flaiz, Chester Township Police

Sgt. Bob Pomnean and several other Chester Township officers executed a search warrant on Ellison’s residence, reportedly finding crack cocaine, 38 oxycodone pills, three crack pipes with residue and heroin, Sweet said. Officers then removed a container Constance had hidden inside her person, which contained what was tested as

heroin, Sweet said. Flaiz added Monday, “She had delivered the drugs to that residence. After Chester police executed a search warrant in the early morning hours, (Constance) was found to have a large amount of heroin on her and a large amount of crack cocaine.”

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New Life Pacs For Munson FD Expensive, Essential By Ann Wishart Munson Township Trustees may have been as shocked as Fire Chief Mark Lynn over the information he gave them last Tuesday. Lynn told trustees two of the Life Pac 12s that are essential equipment in the department’s ambulances will become obsolete at the end of 2014.

The shocking information was the replacements available — Life Pac 15s — cost $25,000 each, he said. “Do you get an ambulance with it?” asked Trustee Todd Ray. The fire department currently has one Life Pac 15 bought with a full grant last year, Lynn said, adding the other two are 10 years old. Twice a year, the company

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that produces them sends technicians to replace batteries, check everything and make any updates necessary. At the end of 2014, the service will end and, after that, it is just a matter of time until the equipment breaks and can’t be repaired, Lynn said. “The Life Pacs basically become dead,” he said. Life Pacs are equipped to monitor a victim’s vital signs and communicate them to the hospital where the ambulance is bound, he said. When the patient arrives, the emergency room is prepared to deal with whatever the problems are, saving time and sometimes lives, the chief said, adding they are used in almost every run the ambulance makes. “We can’t function without them,” he said. The ambulance with the Life Pac 15 is always sent out first

because the 15 is more advanced than the older models, Lynn said. Having 15s in each ambulance would be a plus, but the cost is high.

“My heart skipped a beat. To me, this is a major purchase.” – Mark Lynn “I’m not real thrilled with the price,” he said, adding it really set him back when he learned how expensive they are. “My heart skipped a beat. To me, this is a major purchase,” the chief said. The Life Pacs are the most expensive items in the ambulances, he said. Lynn said trustees might want to spread out the purchas-

es, buying one at the end of 20 13 and the second, a year later, rather than spending all $50,000 at the end of 2014. If they have a second 15, they might be able to push the 12s in the third ambulance a few months beyond the end of the service agreement, Lynn said. In other business, Lynn recommended trustees accept a quote from T&E Services of Chardon to repair the paging system, door bell and alerting lights in the fire station. Ashton Sound and Communication of Ravenna submitted a bid of nearly $7,200 for the work, but T&E provided more details and is local, Lynn said. Communication Services of Lake County said they can fix the paging system for $6,656, but didn’t add in the other repairs. Trustees approved the quote from T&E.

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Drug Trafficking from page 1 On Friday, an undercover officer completed a drug purchase at the Caves Road home while the 17-year-old was present. A search warrant was secured and “numerous” drugs and drug abuse instruments were found including crack pipes, needles, pills, straws, a scale, marijuana, bongs and spoons, Sweet said. Constance was arraigned in Chardon Municipal Court last Thursday and was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond prior to Friday’s arrest. She currently is jailed in the Geauga County Safety Center. She was scheduled to appear in Judge David Fuhry’s courtroom this morning to enter a change of plea in connection with a felony drug abuse charge filed last November. A video arraignment in Chardon Municipal Court was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday on the most recent charges. Constance, however, was too ill to be moved, according to law enforcement officials. Her arraignment was continued until Tuesday morning at 9:45 a.m. Constance’s arrest followed a lengthy investigation that Chester Township police and the county prosecutor's office jointly conducted, which Sweet described in her affidavit. In February 2011, the prosecutor’s office became aware Constance and her sons, Spencer and the 17-year-old, were allegedly involved in heavy trafficking and use of cocaine and heroin at their Caves Road residence. The home belongs to Donald and Susan Thorpe, who are currently renting out the house to Constance, Sweet said, adding Pomnean told her a “great deal” of illegal drug activity was happening at the Caves Road home. “There is a long documented history of convicted criminals, especially individuals with drug convictions, having contact with Constance ... at 12835 Caves Road,” Sweet wrote in her affidavit. “The house has been under surveillance for some time and there was an enormous amount of traffic in and out of the house, and we believe numerous drug sales in and out of the house, including one confirmed drug sale last Friday,” Flaiz said during Monday’s press conference. “We believe heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana and pills were being dealt out of the home and our community is just not going to stand for it, knowing that’s something that police are concerned about, township trustees are concerned about, our residents are concerned about. Putting a stop to that kind of drug trade out here is exactly what I was elected to do.” He added, “There were two different types of clientele that we observered in and out of the house. There was an older crowd which we believed were the crack cocaine and heroin buys that were occurring, and there was, unfortunately, a lot of late teenage traffic including some high schoolers we believe and that was most likely marijuana


Chester Township Police Chief Mark Purchase puts a padlock on the front door of the Caves Road drug house as Geauga County Prosecutor Jim Flaiz tapes the court order declaring the home a nuisance to the door.

trafficking inside the house.” Purchase said the teenagers are “familiar with this area.” Flaiz said including Friday’s arrest, Constance currently has three felony drug cases pending in Geauga County. Both Constance and Spencer have criminal histories. Constance was convicted of possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of felony drug possession in 2007 and is currently charged with felony drug possession, according to court documents. Spencer has been convicted of disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia in 2003 and drug abuse in 2012. On Nov. 9, 20 12, police responded to Constance’s home for a heroin overdose involving Dana Seifert, of Mayfield Heights. Seifert’s two young children were present and many drug items — cocaine, marijuana and heroin — were found at the house, Sweet said. On Feb. 13 of this year, Spencer overdosed on prescription pills at the house. An Ohio Automated Roux Reporting System report revealed that every month, Constance fills prescriptions including Oxycodone, Morphine, Carisoprodol (a muscle relaxant) and Aprazolam (Xanax), Sweet wrote. Every month, Spencer fills prescriptions for Oxycodone, Endocet (another form of Oxycodone), Morphine, Carisoprodol and Aprazolam. And the juvenile son fills prescriptions for Adderall and Mixed Amphetamine Salt. Sweet and Pomnean continued daily surveillance of the house on March 13 and both reportedly saw short-term vehicle and person traffic, hand-tohand transactions and suspected activity related to drug transactions occurring at the home during the day and night. On March 20, Sweet and Pomnean removed five bags of abandoned garbage from the front tree lawn, uncovering approximately 15 used syringes with blood and suspected heroin residue, one broken glass pipe with suspected cocaine residue and chore boy pads. They also found several pieces of baggies and cotton swabs with suspected heroin and cocaine residue, and two empty

prescription bottles for Constance, Sweet said. They removed more garbage over the next couple weeks and found more syringes, pipes, plastic baggies, a plastic straw with white powder (suspected cocaine residue) and more prescription bottles for Constance, she reported. “We need to work with the police more and do things to try to stop this drug activity,” Flaiz said Monday. “It’s unfortunately a growing problem. Heroin is very scary. I’ve very rarely seen people be able to beat the addiction and we’re really trying to focus our efforts on the heroin use and the heroin trafficking along with other illegal drugs.” Purchase echoed Flaiz, saying heroin is becoming “an important issue in Geauga County” and this case is far from over. “The investigation is still ongoing,” he said. “There’s more work to go and there will likely be additional charges in this case.”

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April 24: Free Community Lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1190 0 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township, for a free community lunch. Held in the Fellowship Hall. Presented by the Women’s League at St. Mark. All are welcome. Call 440-729-1668 for more information.

April 25: CCOC Networking Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join for an informative Chesterland Chamber of Commerce networking lunch held at Our Town Café, 12650 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township. Topic will be “Technology and Small Business.” Attendees will have choice of any menu item along with a beverage. Cost to chamber members is $10 and $15 to all other attendees. Group networking, door prize drawing and a chance to promote business at an upcoming chamber event available. Reservations required by April 22. Call the chamber, 440-7297297, for reservation or for more information.

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Merit Roll – 9th Grade Ashley Armstrong Luke Bear Leah Berardinelli Patrick Cavasinni Franklin Cigoy Megan Doehner Joseph Fornaro Madline Gantous Karissa Gerard Maxwell Glick

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Honor Roll – 10th Grade Zachary Allegretti Carmen Allen Liam Andes Augustus Azusenis Anthony Azusenis Donald Bastulli Kasandra Beclay Megan Bennett Michael Bielek Matthew Bobango Kirstin Boni Rachael Brinning Hailee Brown Marissa Burwell Andrew Cassese Nicole Cesa Amanie Cherry Lyndsey Cigany Michael Cipriani Natalie Cizek

Hailey Clapp Jacob Clark Megan Copfer Alyssa DiPadova Paul Donato Patrick Drockton Jenna Ebersbacher Elizabeth Fanger Caitlin Funnell Sarah Gasdick Ryan Gleske Victoria Grabinski Nicholas Green Richard Greene Andrew Hall David Hartman Daniel Hartman Mitchell Hodgins Thomas Hollovary Kara Jewell Brenden Judson Hillary Junglas Nicholas Kalis Kyle Kaniecki Angelina Keglovic Courtney Kirchner Steven Kligman Anna Kotowski William Kucera Nicolas LaRocco Jordyn Lees Abdul-Daiyaan Levy Nicole Luciano Jackson Luckey John Lutat Lilly Makee Alexa Manolio Dylan Marin Edward Marotta Rachel McDonald Kelsey McIntire Claire Mitri Robert Morl James Mosser Olivia Murray Darryn Nardi Jacob Novak Samantha Pasquale Isabel Pignolet Jack Plank Jared Portman

Marissa Horton Sania Khan Austin Krause Justin Leuchtag Sara Malak Joseph Mazzurco Angelique McCreary Alyssa Murphy Nicholas Petrac Kayleigh Randolph Joseph Roznik Richard Rugg Elise Sanelli Anthony Sapanaro Margo Schweter Kelly Simunich Danielle Tadaj Michael Traci Kristina Zerbe

Dana Puruczky Christina Rakich Kyleigh Rogers Morgan Rossi Juliana Ruben Grace Rybak Nicholas Smith Joseph Snyder Kayleigh Spotts Rachel Springsteel John Sternen Christopher Stone Andrew Szappanos Allison Tintera Andrew Todaro Megan Tomsich Sean Vactor Connor VanEtten Anthony Vetturini Camden Weist Cameron White Andrew Wick David Wolfhope Anna Yeager Jack Yochum Miranda Young EmmaLeigh Zayicek

Honor Roll – 11th Grade Robert Andes Danielle Armbruster Melissa Avery Ryan Bauer Brittany Bechhold Alexander Becker Johanna Brazfield Heather Breeden Matthew Byron Andrew Centrackio Laura Cortland Caitlin Curtis Salvatore Daddario Allison DeLooze Luke DiPadova Anne Dolphin Lilly Faulk Mark Friedel Paedyn Gomes Melissa Greer Rhianna Guarnera Jordyn Henderson Rachael Himes Daniel Kiec Natalie Kievets Ricky Koncler Melanie Kramarz Connor Krouse Kaitlin Krueger

Merit Roll – 10th Grade Emma Alesnik Joelle Baliker Jonathan Belcher Sarah Benedict Cassandra Brazfield Tyler Brininger Abigail Carmigiano Abigail Chafin Gregory Concilla Kyle Corbo Justin Corcelli Marissa Dalessandro Katina Demarchi Austin Duprey Leah Federico Ryan Flynn Drake Force Matthew Forrai Jean Ghosn Jessica Gialamas Rachel Herbst Emily Herman

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Enter through the south gym entrance. The Drug Mart Plaza holiday store location is no longer open. Visit WGSpiritShop for events or for more information.


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Desiree N. Tercek, daughter of Charles and Donna Tercek of Russell Township, was named on the dean’s list in the Boler School of Business at John Carroll University for the fall semester. Desiree is majoring in Economics with a minor in Spanish. Joseph Collum, son of Christine and Daniel Collum, of Chester Township, has been awarded The University of Findlay’s William J. Jutte Memorial Scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year. Collum is a 2011 graduate of West Geauga High School and an Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Management major. David Gorski, son of Ken and Cathy Gorski, of Chester Township, recently had his senior recital at Malone University. Goriski, a Music Education major, has attained positions such as saxophone section leader, drum major, band chaplain and president of the Malone University’s Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association. He has been a part of the campus worship team and the

news April 24: Notre Dame Learning Fair

David Gorski

Celebration and Chapel Band playing lead guitar. Gorski was selected to receive a Who's Who Among Students Award and will receive the award for top student in the Music Ed program on April 12. He is currently a student teacher in the Fairless School District and will be graduating with honors from Malone University on May 4. He will be the first in Malone's history to graduate from the Music Ed program in four years, since it’s a five-year program. Gorski is a 2009 graduate of West Geauga High School.


6-8 p.m. Join in the auditorium of Notre Dame Elementary School, 130 0 0 Auburn Road, Munson Township. The fair will highlight various programs offered at NDES. Every student will be featured at the fair and the NDES band and choir will play and sing. Notre Dame Parent Association available. All are welcome. Call Josephine Ambrose, 440-279-1129, for more details.

WG Spirit Shop The West Geauga Spirit Shop is open 10 a.m. to noon Saturday mornings through the end of the school year at West Geauga High School. T-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, custom embroidery, beach towels and more are now available.

The last scheduled SAT practice test takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 in room 124 of West Geauga High School, with a follow-up session from 7-8:30 p.m. April 30. Students should arrive for the test 15 minutes early and should bring #2 pencils and a calculator. During the follow-up session, students will receive a personalized score as well as insight to the exam and additional preparation tips necessary for college entrance. West Geauga students should register and submit the $10 payment in advance at the West Geauga High School guidance office. Non-West Geauga students should register in advance by visiting or calling the West Geauga High School guidance office. Non-West Geauga students can submit the $15 payment in advance via the guidance office or on the morning of the test when signing in. Checks should be made out to the West Geauga Educational Foundation.

Emily Allegretti, a fifth-grader at Lindsey Elementary, was recently a semifinalist in the 2013 Ohio National Geographic Bee. Emily won the Lindsey Elementary Geographic Bee in December.

Tests are proctored by the Huntington Learning Center in cooperation with the West Geauga Educational Foundation. Call Linda Todaro, 440-4871663, for more information.


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Trustees. All meetings are held at Township Hall, 12210 Auburn Road unless otherwise noted. Russell Township: April 17, 7 p.m., Board of Trustees; April 24, 7:30 p.m., Zoning Commission. All meetings are held at Fire-Rescue Station, 14810 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise noted. West Geauga BOE: April 22, 7 p.m., regular meeting, Middle School Community Room, 8611 Cedar Road.

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Sarah Turcu Nathan Waite Henry Watson Tianna Weist Curt Williams Morgan Wilt Meghan Winter Nikolas Zebrowski

WGHS from page 8 Haley Langer Amanda Marotta Miriam McCarty Michael McGroarty Rachel Meer Stephen Merriman Shayna Mikes Danielle Musgrave Matthew Nagy Marlena Nosek Layla Nosek Stephen Osborn Abigail Owens Tory Palmer Alyssa Patriarca Olivia Pirosko Natalie Poremba Audrey Rabe Joseph Rains Nicholas Rakich David Ritz Beau Rossbach Katelyn Rust Jenna Ruzga Elijah Saiger Victoria Sargent Brianne Sexton Gavin Shaner Thomas Snavely Kelsey Sprenger Molly Szucs Madelyn Thoreson Milan Tropf

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Alexander Alcorn Jacob Barber Chelsie Berg Collin Burke-Onda Alexander Cannata Joseph Centrackio Emma Chojnacki Daniel Cicigoi Meghan Dayringer Joshua Ebersbacher Mariah Fritz Sierra Gervasi Jacob Gialamas Brian Grover Dennis Head Owen Hester Nathan Ickes Michael Koller Alexander Krause Michael Kruzer Gavin McElroy Alexandra Miskinis Alexandra Monaco Richie Nice Alison Nicely Daniel November Nicholas Paterniti

Justin Pavsek Ashley Peltz Jason Rains Caitlin Richards Victor Rizzo Madison Sala Samantha Sanker Dylan Smith David Tolman John Tripodo Sydney VanNess Joshua Zjaba Justin Zjaba Ryan Zuzek

Honor Roll – 12th Grade Nora Asmar Nicole Basista Noah Bidar Alex Bielek Taylor Black Kiley Blazek Tyler Boveington Kennedy Brightwell Deena Bucci Jeffrey Campbell Mouhamad Cherry Jeffrey Cizek Gavin Clark Matthew Crawford Colton Crowl Julianne Dangelo Frank Gromosky Brennen Hass Paige Howell Jessica Kennedy Mark Kovalick

Nicole Lee Nathan Luciano Megan Magden Gabriel Mihacevich Steven Nicholl Carly Nuss Thomas Onderdonk Mackenzie Pauley Alicia Petti Isabel Pountney Aaron Rabe Steven Repas Victoria Ridgway Ashley Schuth Cody Setlock Tucker Solon Rachael Soucy Michael Stebnicki Justin Stolz Daniel Tintera Jacqueline Vance Frank Ventimiglia

Merit Roll – 12th Grade Mais Abdallah Abraham Akucewich Kelsey Alcorn Benito Alvarez Mary Lou Anderson Kathryn Andrews Fredrick Anger Joseph Bauer Erika Boni Alexandra Brooks Madelyn Brown Haley Calkins Katherine Cavasinni

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Carmen Centrackio Gillian DeGennaro Miriam DeMattia Caitlin DiPadova Sabrina Dolciato Justin Doll Kayli Doll Mary Drockton Michael Duffy Dylan Ecker Joshua Egan Samantha Erne Charles Ernst Abby Fritzsche Kaeli Gallagher Rachel Gasdick Alexis Gervasi Michael Girbino Brianne Goodrich Jonathan Gorski William Grayson Andrew Hanson Cody Henriksen Lindsey Herman Jennifer Hink Tyler Hubay Gino Iacampo Emily Joseph Christina Keil Geordi Kogovsek Bethany Kovacic Karly Krebs Hanna Krysinski Micaela Lanning Ryan Lucas Carolyn Matovina Domenic Mitri

Nicole Molkentin Jessica Nighswonger Gabriel Nock Stephen Novak Kelly O'Donnell Jeffrey Pausch Shannon Pavsek Julia Petrac Miranda Petrigash Jessica Pintabona Sadie Poe Bryan Polan Marlena Praprost Sara Riedel John Robertson Alyssa Ruben Rachel Rugg Rebecca Sanders Jennifer Schanz Christina Schwarz Amanda Short Harrison Sigman Cal Slusarz Mackenzi Stark Marissa Stark Emma Sterkel Stephanie Striegel Ronnie Tadaj Charlene Teets Madeline Toth Anna Tremaglio Denise Volcensek Elizabeth Watson Kristopher Willis Alexandra Wolfhope Kelli Wright Devon Zurcher

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Please support the following local businesses that support West Geauga Schools All American Car Wash Apex Land Management Arabica Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Bob K. (Mr. Gettysburg) Cardinal Community Credit Union Cardinal Physical Therapy CD&J’s Landscaping, LLC Ceramics & You Chase Bank Chesterland Chamber of Commerce Chesterland Mini Storage Chesterland News D&D Massotherapy Debbi Paterno Graphic Design Debord’s One Hour Heating & Air Eddy Fruit Farm Edward Jones Investments/Allyn McNaughton Geauga Floor Care Geauga PC Georgio’s Pizza Glissful Boutique Joshua Saxon/Ruscher Insurance Lisa Thoreson/Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Luczkowski Agency/Nationwide Insurance Merrill Lynch/Anthony Anderson Monticello Garden Center Ohio Connect, LLC Our Town Café Painting Solutions Palma’s Hair Design Perennials Preferred Playground World SAK Automotive Spencer Printing Concepts, Inc. TecXpert & Computer Options The Miniature Cellar The Quilted Thimble Tom Basista/West Geauga Plaza Truline Industries

Business or residents that wish to join this networking group may contact: Lisa Thoreson | 440-834-9800

For just $50 ($75 for businesses) your engraved brick with the name(s) of your choice will become an everlasting part of Chesterland history. Your purchase will help fund the cost of renewing the walkway and contribute to the enhancement and beautification of our Township Park. Any excess proceeds will be used by the Chesterland Rotary Foundation to support scholarships and charitable projects in our community.

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GEAUGA WEST LIBRARY The Geauga West Library is at 13455 Chillicothe Road. For more information on these programs or to register, call 440729-4250 or register in person.

Look, Lunch and Listen Programs April 24, noon Bring own lunch; coffee provided. Sponsored by Geauga West Friends of the Library. “”Heroes on Horseback: The Ride of the Pony Express” A historic look at the inception, operation and demise of the Pony Express. Presenter Karen Beck comes with tales of great endurance and tremendous bravery on the trail across the Great Plains, over South Pass and into the Sierras, all to deliver the mail.

Lego Party April 16, 3:30 p.m. What can be built with legos? Program designed for teens.

Cirque du Papier

West Geauga High School Class Act Vocal Group. Program designed for entire family.

Lego Party May 7, 7 p.m. What can be built with Legos? Program designed for youth.

G AT E S M I L L S LIBRARY Gates Mills Library is at 1491 Chagrin River Road. For more information on these programs or to register, call 440423-4808 or register in person.

Book Sale April 19-22 A special Gates Mills Friends member’s preview sale for Sponsor and Life Members will be 4-5:30 p.m. April 19. If not a member, join that night. Community sale hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 20, 1:30-4:30 p.m. April 21 and 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 22 ($5 bag-sale day.)

events Women's Conference April 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chester Christian Center A/G Church, 11815 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township, will be hosting a conference for women, “Discovering Your Destiny.” Special guest speaker Tammy Young will share on topics such as “Who We Are in Christ,” “Finding Your Passion,” “Deveoping an Intimate Relationship with Christ” and more. Cost is $10, which includes a continental breakfast and Chick-fil-A lunch. A love offering also taken. This conference is open to all ladies including teens. Childcare provided. Pre-registration required. Call 440-729-6203 to register or for more information.

Book Discussion May 1, 7 p.m. “Doc,” by Mary Doria Russell.

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Munson Township Trustees and Road Department are joining forces with the Geauga County Department on Aging for the 2013 Chester Township Senior Trash Pick-Up Day. To sign up for trash pick-up, must be 60 years of age or older, live in Munson Township and be registered with the Geauga County Department on Aging. The road department and the DOA will pick up refuse from the senior’s home. Guidelines: No liquids, paint or other hazardous materials, construction debris, rocks, yard waste or household garbage will be accepted. Four tires off the rim and appliances accepted (with Freon removed). All material should be consolidated in strong boxes and items should be kept dry (tarped) if possible. Only 10 household items per home and trash should be from registered senior’s household only.


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May 8, 4:30 p.m. All senior citizens are invited to the annual West Geauga Senior Citizens Recognition Dinner at the West Geauga High School cafeteria, 13401 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township.

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Young at Heart St Anselm Young of Heart will meet at noon April 19 at the Parish Center. Bring brown bag lunch. Dessert and beverages provided. Program will be by the “Apron Lady,” Caroline Urban, who will show extensive collection of aprons with stories to go along. A trip has been planned to the Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster, Pa., June 26-28. See the production of “Noah” with hundreds of live animals. On the second day, go to Gettysburg and tour the Gettysburg Battlefield and more. Cost is $405 or $414 for nonmembers. Call Nancy, 440-729-9684, for reservations or for more information.

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Items for pick-up should be placed outside of home or garage by April 21. If assistance removing items from inside home is needed, call the DOA. The senior or someone 18 years or older appointed by the senior must be home day of the pick-up and sign release for the items. First come first serve basis. Have the following information available: senior’s name, address, phone number, date of birth, last for digits of social security number and a list of items needing removed. Call the DOA at 440-2792130; 440-564-7131, ext. 2130 or 834-1856, ext. 2130, to sign up or register.

Sponsored by West Geauga Schools and the Rotary Club of Chesterland. $5 per person will be collected at the door. Reservations required. Call Sandy, 440-729-6803, by May 1 for reservations. Visit for more information.

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April 18: Dare to be 100 Senior Fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seniors and families are invited to see and hear about programs and services available in Geauga County. Sign up for programs and services at event. Held at Geauga West Library, 13455 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township. Refreshments, give-a-ways and door prizes available. Guest speakers are Steve Jones, president of UH Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, and Joey Tomsick, CEO of Lake County Council on Aging. 24 Hr. Hotline 1-800-550-4900

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UFO Network (MUFON), will discuss notable UFO sightings in Ohio and reveal techniques used to investigate them, either to debunk them or consider them unidentified. Stay after program for night sky viewing, weather permitting. Registration required.

April 16, 1-2:30 p.m. Headwaters Park Join other active seniors on weekly hikes in Geauga County and the surrounding area. Hikes are typically 1 to 1 1/2 miles long and held year-round, but canceled if the temperature is 20 degrees or lower. A naturalist leads hikes scheduled in Geauga Park District parks. Call Geauga Senior Center for full schedule, 440-279-2137.

Timbertots: What's the Weather? April 19, 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. Observatory Park Explore world of weather with hands-on activities and fun. Program designed for ages 3 to 5 with adult only. Program indoors and out, weather permitting, dress accordingly. Registration required.

April 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bass Lake Preserve Celebrate Earth Day with Cleveland Metroparks, Geauga Park District and Lake Metroparks while traveling by bus along the Chagrin River, with stops to highlight its natural and cultural features. Pack lunch; snacks and water provided. $15 fee. Register through Lake Metroparks, 440-358-7275.

Timbertots: What's the Weather? April 20, 10-11 a.m. Observatory Park Explore the world of weather with hands-on activities and fun. Program designed for ages 3 to 5 with adult only. Program indoors and out, weather permitting, dress accordingly. Registration required.

April Evening Adventure UFOs in Ohio April 19, 7-8:30 p.m. Observatory Park Thomas Wertman, chief field investigator for the Mutual

April 20, 7-9 p.m. Eldon Russell Park A full chorus of spring peeper piping, barred owl bantering, beaver tail slapping and heron

flapping, plus a woodcock airshow, culminate in a memorable spring evening hike for families.

Annual Spring Bird Walk Series April 21, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Frohring Meadows The second of six bird walks held in April and May to participate in a Greater Cleveland tradition since 1933. See a variety of birds during spring migration, each walk at a different park. Seasoned bird watchers assist novices with observation and identification. Held rain or shine, except for thunderstorms or high winds. Dress for weather; bring binoculars and bird guide. Partially wheelchair/stroller accessible.

The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show April 21, 2-3 p.m. Open House, 1-4 p.m. Observatory Park Join during building open house for a preview of what to look for in the sky this month.

Hound Hike: Hound Dawg'n April 23, 6:30-8 p.m. Orchard Hills Park Enjoy the first signs of spring with a favorite canine. Dress for weather. Only one leashed, nonaggressive dog per handler. Registration required. Partially wheelchair/stroller accessible.

community events Outstanding Leader Award The West Geauga Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio is accepting nominations for its outstanding leader and volunteer awards.

The outstanding leader award goes to a troop leader or group coordinator who has gone above and beyond in providing service. The outstanding volunteer award recognizes a volunteer

who is not a troop leader, but has made an impact on a troop or the organization as a whole. Send nominations to Amy Reynolds,, or call 440-256-1535 for more information.

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GARAGE SALES If you need to have a Moving sale,, Estate Sale or Garage Sale, call Kathy Willis at 440729-2790 for assistance. References Experienced. available. We are now doing partial estate buyouts. Wanted: Grandma’s costume jewelry, compacts, perfume, linens, knickknacks. Grandpa’s toys, trains, coins, bottles and fishing lures. Also buying misc. collections and estates. 440-338-5942. Garage sale: Thursday 4/18 through Saturday 4/20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Selling tons of kids toys, games, bikes, beds, play sets and lots of houseware items. Three families included. 11329 Spruce Drive, Chesterland.



CHESTERLAND OFFICE WAREHOUSE SPACE on Rt. 322 (just east of 306)

2000 sq. ft. Bays with 12 ft. overhead doors

Ideal for contractors, engineers, etc. SPACE PLUS OUTSIDE SP ACE FOR RENT!

CALL (440) 729-6000


Century Home, $109,000, 13401 Sperry Road, Chesterland. Four bedrooms 1 1/2 baths, 1 acre. A “Handyman” special. A half finished rehab project. As is!!! Call Dale at 440-729-2646 or email Open house Sunday 12 to 2 p.m. FSBO, Home, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, ranch, 1 acre, 1477 sq. ft., WBF, deck, $152,000. 440479-2210.

Complete Tree Service Mowing & Lawn Care


Dependable Service

NEW MOWING ACCOUNTS receive one free cut and 15% off additional services


off), PetAg nurser bottles for kittens, wash cloths, vaseline (single use packets), food scales, canned kitten food, kitten toys, small litter pans, blue Dawn dish soap, gift cards.

PETS To be prepared for the huge amount of kittens that will be taking over Rescue Village in the next several months, we are currently seeking donations to aid in their care. Please help us make it through kitten season by making a donation to rescue Village from our kitten wish list. Purina Kitten Chow (yellow bag), powder KMR (kitten milk replacer), fleece baby blankets, snuggle safe heated disk for pet beds, heating pads (without safety shut

Home Care Workers Needed for Geauga & Cuyahoga Counties. $10-$12/hour. Must love the elderly. Experience required. STNA a plus. Clean background. Overnights, weekends, and fireman type shifts available. 440-337-4755 or apply online at maintenance help Lawn wanted, experienced or not. Please call 440-527-4930. Part/ full time.

SERVICES Flyers to distribute? Do it the easy way. Insert them into the Chesterland News for only $37.50 per thousand or 33/4c per piece. Call 440-7297667 for details. Color copies, great price! The Chesterland News offers full service copying. Color or Black ink, any quantity on any paper. 8389 Mayfield Road, Chesterland, 440-7297667.

Fax service available at the News, 8389 Chesterland Mayfield Road, Chesterland, 440-729-7667. Graphics, design, typesetting: Beautiful work done at the News. Logo Chesterland designs, letterheads, brochures and business cards. 8389 Mayfield Road, Chesterland, 440-729-7667. Resumes: Resumes can be typed for you at the Chesterland News, 8389 Mayfield Road, Chesterland, 440-7297667. Babysitter/nanny, available to care for your child. Everyday after school and weekends. Experience with all

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APEX LAND MANAGEMENT Complete Tree Service MOWING & LAWN CARE Call Dan for a Great Price!


Dependable Service

440-729-9400 Yard & Storm Damage Cleanup INSURED • REFERENCES AVAILABLE


Commercial & Residential Slate • Gutters • Siding Carpentry & Chimney Work



14 years Experience Insured • References Chesterland Resident



Philip Elia Jr. • (440)564-7529



Kitchen & Bath Remodeling Counter Tops Custom Cabinetry Wall & Entertainment Units Fireplace Remodeling

For Estimates Call Josh at (440) 729-3641 729-7471 • • (216) (440) (216) 316-1477 316-1477 CONCRETE WORK! Driveways-Sidewalks-Concrete Floors Garage & Building Demolition NEW Garage Packages Construction Debris



Special Rate for Chesterland Residents


216-789-4303 or

440-285-0757 Ken’s Professional K itchens/Baths Tile & Marble 440-339-0730 E ntryways N o Job Too Small S erving Chesterland Area


Electric Co.


8801 Carmichael Drive

440-637-5729 Call Josh

Asphalt Sealing Hot Crack Filling • Patching Call Nick • 440-786-1375

Metal Recyclers


Fully Licensed Wiring & Repairs GENERATOR SYSTEMS

TWO BO BOYS YS & A SCRAPP SCRAPPY Y IDEA Removal of unwanted lawn equipment, appliances, hot water tanks, batteries, cans, etc.


Spring Clean-Ups Clean-ups Spring Landscaping Lawn Lawn Maintenance Maintenance




Commercial & Residential

CED!! AIRS & REPL REPAIRS REP ACEMENTS NOTI REPLACEMENTS Mailboxes•Posts 1 Snowshields•Custom Made ve 2 3 Signs Reflective 3 HELPS TO FIND YOU IN TIME OF NEED! Address Signs D YOU NEED!

Residential Commercial•Industrial



Airport Pickup or Drop-off


440-342-4552 INTERIOR - EXTERIOR Painting & Staining

Palmieri Company



Drain / Sewer Imaging See Snake Color Camera and Locating Service 440-537-0619

729-4659 Established 1958

The Tractor Scrapper Free Removal of Unwanted Lawn & Garden Equipment

Tractors, Mowers, Boat Motors, etc. John • 440-478-0483


TREE TRIMMING MOWING Call Dan for a Great Price!


Chesterland Resident

BUCKEYE STUMP GRINDING Specializing in Tree Stump Removal FullyESTIMATES Insured FREE Free Estimates Rich Lynce 440-289-6541 (440)729-4615

H & K Inc.


Bonded & Insured • Local Company


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Notices should be sent in writing by the funeral directors and memorial societies to: Chesterland News, 8389 Mayfield Road, Chesterland, OH 44026, emailed to or faxed to 440-729-8240.

Reuben S. Lorenzo, M.D.

Advertise in our Maple Festival Festival issue issue Maple April 24th 24th April

Reuben S. Lorenzo, M.D., age 89, of Chester Township, beloved husband of Carnita (nee Swafford), loving father of Sofia, and dear uncle of 14 nieces and seven nephews. Dr. Lorenzo was a member

Classified from page 15 ages and some special needs children. References. Call Paige at 216-246-6694.

Chardon’s Maple Festival officially welcomes Spring to Geauga County. Tell customers what YOU have to offer for Spring.

Offering special discounts for interior and exterior painting and staining this season. 14 years experience. Professional insured, call Dan at 440342-4552. Music Lessons - guitar - beginning to advanced. Rock, jazz, classical. All band

To reserve your space contact the Chesterland News at 440-729-7667 or email to Advertising deadline is Thursday, April 18.

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of the Summit Co. Medical Assoc., Cleveland Medical Assoc., American Medical Assoc., Philippine-American Society of Ohio and chief researcher for Head and Neck Radiological Therapy at Roswell Park in Buffalo, NY.

The family received friends at Gattozzi and Son Funeral Home in Chester Township on April 6 with a funeral service proceeding.

instruments. Drums (winter/spring road lessons) Consignments, repairs, sales. 440-221-2274.

refinishing. Chesterland resident, references. 440-342-4552.

Mowing and lawn care - reasonable, dependable. 440-7299400. Plumbing: Professional, affordable, reliable. Water heaters, toilets, faucets, drain cleaning. 440-537-6045 or 440285-0800. Yard and storm damage clean-up, down tree removal and brush chipping. Call 440342-4552. Carpenter - 30 years experience. Kitchen, decks, finish work, doors, storm doors, small jobs also. 440-729-8157. Spring clean-up, home exteriors, concrete driveways, sidewalks, stone and decks. Call Mr. Powerwash at 703-474-7298. Lawn maintenance, retired landscaper will cut your lawn, etc. Low rates, 440-3386404. Pay cash and save. Painting - home exteriors and interiors. Free estimates, references. 440-564-7404. Pressure washing and deck

Will do roofing. No job too small. 400-622-1543 or 440-3134166. Free removal of scrap metal and appliances. 440-342-4552. Decks, power-washing and staining, protective coatings. Free estimates, references. 440-564-7404.

EXERCISE CLASSES Free Jazzercise classes in exchange for babysitting one morning a week at our fitness center. For details call 440-729-2706 or 440-729-3476.

VACATION RENTAL Beautiful 2 story, St. Pete Beach, Florida home; 4 baths, sleeps 8. New furniture, game room. Open water view on intercostals. Private pool, pavilion and spa. Fishing, boating, water skiing from own dock. Minutes to gulf beaches. Weekly, monthly rentals. Call 440-7299001 or email Dawnee

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Chesterland News April 17th, 2013