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VOLUME 47 No. 9

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Cash Balance Positive, Expenses Down at West G By Josh Echt West Geauga Schools ended fiscal year 20 13 with lowerthan-anticipated expenses, school board members Ben Kotowski and Sally Gillmore said. At Monday’s school board meeting, Treasurer Michele Tullai told board members the school’s expenses were lower than expected and the district is maintaining a positive cash balance, Kotowski said. “We are still in the black and this continues our ability to push back the need for a levy a few years,” he said. “The more carryover we have, the better. That way, when anticipated expenses kick in, we’ll have help when those expenses come up. “That’s how life is,” Kotowski said. “But both Michele and (Superintendent) Geoff (Palmer) have done a good job.” Tullai said Tuesday the FY 2013 ending balance was about $170,000 better than expected.

Expenses in every category in the FY 2013 spreadsheet were less than they were in FY 2012. Some of the causes for the lower expenses included the planned reductions of staff, which took place over the past three years. “This translates into less salaries and benefits,” Tullai said, adding lower enrollment each year in the district is also a factor. Kotowski said teachers have gone two years without any kind of raises. The board member said some expenses might go up next year at the end of fiscal year 2014, however. “As expenses rise, we won’t go back to voters right away for a few years. Hanging onto that (positive cash balance) is not easy,” he added. Kotowski said many interests vie for a chunk of the budget pie, such as foreign language programs, teacher raises, technology and even AstroTurf football fields. “I’d like to see more foreign

Excavation For Munson Town Hall Addition on Schedule By Ann Wishart Most of the excavation for the addition to the Munson Town Hall is completed and the foundation is underway — on time and within budget, said architect Hank Penttila last Tuesday. “Despite the monsoon season … Enzoco Homes have moved along,” he told trustees. The only major problem was unearthed when the asphalt next to the town hall was excavated. “They uncovered an area of the parking lot that had been laid over deep top soil,” Penttila said.

“It’s quite a feat to be this far along and still on budget.” – Enzo Perfetto It was possible the area had been landscaped at one time, then paved over, leaving about a foot of soil underneath, he said. General Contractor Enzo Perfetto of Enzoco Homes said the excavation phase usually includes the biggest unknown

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language classes and have foreign language pushed downward into lower grade levels,” Kotowski said. “Others feel we should put that money into technology, for instance. What’s amazing is we’ve been able to hang onto that positive cash balance.” Gillmore said the positive news was a result of belt-tightening and personnel cuts made

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two years ago. The results show up not via smaller salaries, but via fewer salaries. “If five people work for you and three are gone, you notice in the salary column it’s gone down because there are two people you aren’t paying anymore,” Gillmore said. “By the same token benefits and other things follow along with that.” With fewer teachers, fewer

classrooms and supplies are needed. “It should be anticipated as you cut and tighten your belt that you’re going to see those changes,” she added. “I was expecting them. I’m pleased they happened.” In other news, board members recognized longtime educators Bill Prueter, John Wilson and Linda Weiner with clocks as retirement gifts. Prueter and Wilson respectively taught Latin and math for 30 and 31 years. Weiner served as the middle school’s librarian for over 30 years, Gillmore said. Gillmore, an adjunct professor at the Kent State School of Library & Information Science for 23 years, said she even had Weiner as a student years ago. Due to recent budget cuts, Weiner had evolved into the district’s only librarian by the time of her retirement, often serving at various schools in the district in addition to the middle school, Gillmore added.

Chester Trustees Table Issues Due to Lack of Full Board By Diane Ryder

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factors on any project. Munson’s Phase I, the excavation, has only faced the topsoil issue, so far, he said. “It’s quite a feat to be this far along and still on budget,” Perfetto said, adding the Phase I budget was $106,000. When the retention pond at the corner of Sherman and Auburn roads was dug, the water table was higher than expected, but the contractor was willing to work with the township to solve the problem. “That’s the benefit of local contractors,” Perfetto said. Rather than digging deeper, the contractor made the pond wider and shallower, he said.

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The animosity between Chester Township Trustees Mike Joyce and Ken Radtke appeared to escalate last Thursday when Radtke moved to table two items of new business, including a road levy renewal, and accused Joyce of what he called “inconsistencies” in pushing through some resolutions in his absence but wanting to shut down other discussions until Trustee Judy Caputo could be there. Caputo was on vacation and did not attend the meeting. “On June 26 I wasn’t here, and I sent you an email asking you not to approve the minutes of the May 30, June 6 and June 13 meetings until I could be there, but you and Trustee Caputo approved them anyway,” Radtke said. “You extended a previous courtesy to Trustee Caputo, and thought it curious that you did not do so to me; this is inconsistent. The minutes should be approved when the full board is present.” Joyce said the minutes had been approved in Radtke’s absence because he and Caputo did not want to delay them and cause a backup of unapproved minutes, a problem that trustees

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have had in the past. Radtke also asked to delay votes on a $153,000 construction contract for the Marilyn Drive project and a resolution to declare a need for a 1.5-mill road levy renewal, two of the three items of new business on the meeting’s agenda. Radtke said the Marilyn Drive project still needed all easements to be in order before approving the contract. Joyce said that one homeowner had not yet signed his easement agreement. When Joyce mentioned the remaining two items on the

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agenda — the 1.5 mill road levy renewal and a .8 mill fire renewal levy -- Radtke said, “I want to put a hold on that one as well.” Radtke said that he did not believe there had been enough discussion on the road renewal during the previous week’s budget hearing. “I’d like to hold back on that; there's still plenty of time before the Board of Elections (filing deadline),” he added. Joyce told him the township has three weeks before the August 6 deadline. “We can go into it now if

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Town Hall from page 1 “We’re in real good shape. The weather really hasn’t been in our favor,� Perfetto said. “In my world, we’re ahead of schedule.� The top soil has to come off along with the branches and pieces of wood still in place. Penttila said if the wood is buried under asphalt, it will eventually rot, leaving voids and causing potholes as the surface collapses into them. Perfetto said the material will be removed and replaced

Table Issues from page 1 you’d care to,� Radtke told him, but Joyce said he did not want to do anything without the full board present. Radtke said that during previous budget discussions it appeared that the road department would need more money, and he would like to see a public discussion about it before making any formal decisions. He said he had prepared a spreadsheet pointing out his concerns about the road department funding over the next five years, and offered copies to anyone in the audience. “These are renewals, and I think they would be adequate,� Joyce responded. “You didn’t answer my question. There will be no second?� Radtke said he would not second the motion, using the same argument as Joyce that there should be a full board.

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with stone, at a cost of $7,000, or crushed asphalt for about $4,000. Township Road Superintendent Jim Teichman has enough crushed asphalt for the purpose, he said. If the crushed asphalt is layered and properly compacted, Penttila said he is confident the excavator will be satisfied. Teichman said he is going along with the idea because he will get the top soil to help finish the back of the cemetery. He said his crew will load and deliver the top soil to the cemetery if the contractor will level it out with a bulldozer.

The change order for $4,150 for removing the soil and replacing with crushed asphalt was approved. With the foundation in place and the block walls in place, the project is progressing, although Tuesday rain was holding up the work, he said. “Other than the parking lot issue, we’re in real good shape,� Perfetto said. At the beginning of the meeting, Trustee Andy Bushman called for a moment of silence for township park board member Bob Marn who drowned July 5 at Hilton Head, S.C., during a rip tide.

“So we table both of them?� Joyce asked, referring to the two levy renewal issues on the agenda. Radtke told him to go ahead with a fire department issue, which both voted for. During the public comment portion of the meeting, former Trustee Ron Cotman questioned whether the road department budget for 2014 would be adequate, and cited what he said would be a half million dollar shortfall. “I request that Trustee Radtke be allowed to present what he has prepared for the meeting,� Cotman said. “It’s appropriate for him to make his comments on the record.� Joyce told him it was only possible for Radtke to do so when the full board was present. Radtke said he would make his presentation after the meeting for anyone who cared to stay and listen. Resident Kurt Feigle said to Joyce, “Last week you voted on

something without the full board. You won’t do anything unless Judy is here.� “That’s not true,� Joyce shot back. Resident Dal Lanese said she disagreed with Joyce. After several other public questions and comments, the 45-minute meeting adjourned. Six residents stayed to hear Radtke’s report, which he projected on a screen. The trustee said he believed that the road department would be out of money by 2016 if it did no road resurfacing in 2014 and 2015. He said he was not counting any State of Ohio Issue 2 funding in his figures, but was counting the levy renewal. Radtke said he would like to discuss the issue further with the other two trustees once there is a full board, and that his figures are preliminary. “It’s a topic of discussion I’d like to have; it’s unsustainable over five years for the general fund to support the road department,� Radtke said.

meetings Chester Township: July 17, 7 p.m., Zoning Commission; July 25, 7 p.m., Board of Trustees. All meetings are held at the Township Hall, 12701 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise noted. Munson Township: July 18, 6:30 p.m., Board of Zoning Appeals; July 23, 6:30 p.m., Board of Trustees. All meetings are held at Fire-Rescue Station, 14810 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise noted. Russell Township: July 17, 7 p.m., Board of Trustees; July 24, 7:30 p.m., Zoning Commission. All meetings are held at FireRescue Station, 14810 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise noted. West Geauga BOE: July 22, 8 a.m., special meeting for purpose of retire/rehire public hearing, Superintendent’s Conference Room, 8615 Cedar Road.

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MUNSON TOWNSHIP CHESTER TOWNSHIP Deborah W. Friedell, 12560 Heath Road, to Antonio F. and Cara M. DiDonato, $206,000. (2.86 acres) Jeffrey G. Cherny, 12840 Manchester Drive, to Kimberly S. Portman, $149,0 0 0. (1.0 0 acres)

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7-9 p.m. Held at Chester Township Park gazebo. Ferguson 35 will be performing. Paul Kovac, who has headed Clear Fork for nearly 25 years, now calls this all star ensemble Ferguson 35. This four-piece acoustic band plays bluegrass, acoustic country, instrumentals on fiddle, banjo and mandolin, americana and more. Visit the West Geauga Kiwanis Club website at www. wgkiwanis.org for the concert schedule. In case of rain, concert will be held at Mayfield Church, 7747 Mayfield Road, Chester Township. Sponsored by the West Geauga Kiwanis Club in conjunction with the Chester Township Park Commission.

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School Reunion at Danny Boy’s, 8389 Mayfield Road, Chester Township at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday night at House of Blues, 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland for a private party and special musical guest. Reservations required for House of Blues. Still time to RSVP. The reunion committee asks for help in locating classmates. Visit Facebook (West Geauga Class of 1983) or call 216-2569672 for more information.

July 20: Geauga County Council Family Fun Day 4 p.m. The Newbury American Legion Post 663 is hosting a Geauga County Council Family Fun Day in the Hunter Pavilion behind the Post, 11008 Kinsman Road, Newbury. Cooking from 5-7 p.m. Carnival games, face painting and corn hole toss available. Dinner is a hamburger or hot dog, baked beans, chips, pop or bottled water. $7 for adults, $4 for 12 and under. Every Saturday, the post hosts a farmers market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market features fresh produce, baked goods, antiques and collectables. Call 440-834-9539 or 440834-1159 for more information.

July 20: Munson Twp. Concert in the Park 6-9 p.m. Join for Munson Township’s Concert in the Park at Munson Scenic River Retreat, 1090 0 Mayfield Road, Munson Township. Music by Sunset Country. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Refreshments sold. Rain or shine event. Call 440-286-9255 for more information.

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July 23: Passion For Fashion Open House 6-8 p.m. Everyone is invited to Passion For Fashion, women’s consignment boutique, 12767 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township, for an open house. Come join the celebration of

the boutique’s first year of business in Chester Township. The Chesterland Chamber of Commerce will kick-off the evening with a ribbon cutting ceremony, welcoming the boutique to the community. Cake, cocktails, special savings and prizes available. Call 440-688-4118 for more information.

July 24: Concert in the Park 7-9 p.m. Held at Chester Township Park gazebo. Erie Heights Brass Ensemble will be performing. This ensemble is a brass sextet of professional musicians performing with two trumpets, horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba, creating a small British-style band. The group performs a wide variety of music from the Baroque and classical to the contemporary and popular, including jazz and swing. Big band music will be performed. Visit the West Geauga Kiwanis Club website at www. wgkiwanis.org for the concert schedule. In case of rain, concert will be held at Mayfield Church, 7747 Mayfield Road, Chester Township. Sponsored by the West Geauga Kiwanis Club in conjunction with the Chester Township Park Commission.

August 3: Chesterland Lions Annual Golf Outing The Chesterland Lions will be holding the annual golf outing at Pleasant Hills Golf Club, 13461 Aquilla Road, Chardon. Check-in time for the four man scramble at 10:30 a.m. Noon shotgun start. Hot lunch served at 11 a.m. with steak dinner to follow the round of golf. All golfers guaranteed a prize. $100 per golfer includes golf, lunch, dinner and door prizes. Tee and Green sponsorships available for $100 each or both for $175. Email Wayne Zahler, waynezahler@yahoo.com, for more information or contact any Chesterland Lions Club member.

Aug. 5: NDCL Golf Classic 9 a.m. Notre Dame Cathedral Latin School will host the 13th annual Golf Classic at the Little Mountain Country Club, 7888 Hermitage Road, Concord Township. Lunch and BBQ dinner catered by Winking Lizard Tavern. Highlights of the outing include golf with cart, skill games, 50/50 raffle, prizes and giveaways. $150 per golfer. Registration is available at www.ndcl.org. Proceeds benefit student scholarships and tuition assistance at NDCL. Call tournament director Liz Maier, 440-279-1079, for more information.


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Aquilegia Garden Club July 18, 10:30 a.m. Aquilegia Garden Club meeting will be held in the Oak Room at the West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road, Russell Township. Guest speaker Harvey Webster will give a presentation on The Garden of Old Growth. This is an illustrated program going back 300 years seeing what the Western Reserve area was like at that time. Following the meeting, Joan Heck and her committee will put on a lunch.

­events Vacation Bible School July 22-26, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mayfield Church, 7747 Mayfield Road, Chester Township, welcomes children 4 years old through third grade (in the fall) to join and explore the

wonders of the beach at SonSurf Beach Bash. Enjoy bible stories, snacks, crafts, games and music. Additionally this year, tweens (children entering grades fourth through sixth) are invited to Tween Island to explore the wonders of the island through games, music, snacks, missions and discover the answers leading to the biggest discovery ever — there is only one truth: Jesus. Pre-registration open until July 14. $15 per child includes a daily snack, craft and a T-shirt. (Tshirts not guaranteed for registrations received after July 1). Children may also register during week of the program for $25. No registrations accepted between July 15-July 21. Call Kelly Pattison, 440-7200047, for more information.

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The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show July 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.

Full Moon Canoe July 21, 8-9:30 p.m. Bass Lake Preserve Observe the full moon as it rises over Bass Lake. Evening is a prime time to see or hear beaver, Barred Owl and other wildlife as the lake awakens at day’s end. Program designed for ages 12 and older with adult with canoeing experience, one 10 to 12 year old in middle. Phone registration through July 20.

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Full Moon Program: The Buck Moon July 22, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Observatory Park In Native American lore, a full moon this time of the year was known as a Buck Moon or a Thunder Moon, among other names. Watch the full moon rise over Observatory Park and learn some of the legends surrounding the moons of midsummer.

Geauga Walkers July 23, 1-2:30 p.m. Swine Creek Reservation 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.

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Jewish women's organization and co-founded the Jewish Community Center Extension Youth Group. Carl was a longtime educator at Mayfield High School, Fairmount Temple Religious High School and Lakeland Community College, Cleveland Community College, Hebrew Academy and more. He was also involved in the nonprofit Shoes for Kids program and served as executive director of the Northeast Ohio Apartment Realtors Association. Both Roths volunteered on

the West Geauga Recreation Council. Residents of Chester Township for four decades, Carl and Joan passed away in 2011. Contributions will go toward maintaining and upgrading the eye clinic as well as for enabling indigent Jerusalemites to obtain eyewear. U.S. tax-deductible donations can be made via P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds. Checks are processed within two months. Email Gary Roth, garyrothod@gmail.com, for more information.

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range of art and also local merchants.” There will be approximately 150 artists participating, some locally and nationally recognized artists. Various mediums including sculpture, metals, jewelry, painting, fiber, photography, wood, glass, ceramics and graphic arts presented. The show is juried, which ensures quality artwork. Artists must submit photos of actual artwork, the artistic process used to create pieces and how their booth will be set up. The art pieces are judged by a committee which selects Best of Show, second place and third place prizes. There will be a Silent Auction Tent in Point Park where ArtsFest visitors can bid on items donated by the artist and some local businesses. Some of the auction proceeds will benefit the chamber’s Education and Development Program which helps member businesses send employees to continuing education or training classes. Call 440-942-1632 for more information.

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Brian Jones and Rosalyn Muskovitz have artwork exhibited at The Art Gallery, 4099 Erie St., Willoughby. Jones has been painting abstracts and still life’s on unusual materials such as aluminum and plexiglass. Muskovitz’s drawings are contemporary abstractions of dancers. In addition, the gallery has photographs on display by Dean Chriss, pastels by Glenn Morisue, ceramics by Roger McAndrews and photos by Marion Birdsell. Inside the gallery, songs by Julie Slattery will be playing as well as a fiber demo by Jo Ettore. Outside, Linda Zolten Wood will be doing a painting demo and spreading the word about the gallery’s new art classes. Classes include silk, painting, watercolors, acrylic paintings, drawing, jewelry, Zen-tangle, fiber beads, crocheting and more. View The Art Gallery on Facebook for a full listing of classes. Call 440-946-8001 for more information on the gallery and classes.

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July 18, 7-8 p.m. Fifth and sixth graders are invited to join for snacks and discussion of “Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale,” by Carmen Agra Deedy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Gates Mills Branch. Registration required.

GCPL Indians Game July 26, 7:05 p.m. The Geauga County Public Library will join for the Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers Game at Progressive Field. Dollar dog night and fireworks. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $20 per person.

Book Discussion Aug. 7, 7 p.m. “The Postmistress,” by Sarah Blake.

Geauga Council For Arts, Culture Juried Art Show Aug. 7–16 Enjoy a stellar display of art from local artists in the Eykyn Room. Program designed for adults.

Creative Construction Crafts July 24, 11 a.m. to noon Ready for some cool construction? Students going into grades kindergarten through fifth are welcome to try a hand at crafts that use different materials to build creative constructions to take home. Registration required.

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for the Summer History Series With Western Reserve Historical Society August 7, 14, and 21, 2 p.m. Hamlet Village will present a summer history series with Western Reserve Historical Society executive staff at Hamlet Clubhouse, 324 Hamlet Hills Drive, Chagrin Falls. Three topics are as follows: Aug. 7: Cleveland Economic History with Edward Pershey, vice president for Museum Special Projects and Exhibits. Cleveland history is presented from the perspective of the companies and technologies that shaped the economic structure of the greater Cleveland community.

Aug. 14: The Vehicles of the Western Reserve with Derek E. Moore, Crawford curator of transportation. This presentation considers the vehicles built in the Western Reserve region from the late 1800s until 1932, when Peerless built its last automobile. Examples from the Crawford Auto Aviation Collection will be featured.

Aug. 21: Treasures of Western Reserve Historical Society with Dean Zimmerman, chief curator. The richness and diversity of WRHS holdings are presented in a PowerPoint presentation. The objects cover a 400year period and express the history of Cleveland and the Western Reserve as well as the wider impact of the peoples of Northeast Ohio on the nation and world. Limited seating. Free; everyone is welcome. Call Karen, 440-247-7715, to register or for more information.

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painting and working with textiles; an accomplished weaver, she would often spin and dye her own yarn for numerous colorful art pieces. In addition, she greatly enjoyed visiting flower gardens and museums, including the Cleveland Art Museum and she was also active in many local arts and textile groups throughout the years. Dodie delighted in opera, dance and classical music, playing both the piano and the violin. Gardening was another of her many passions, along with children’s literature and gourmet cooking, thanks, in part, to one of her favorite public television shows, Julia Child’s “The French Chef.” Known and appreciated for her warm smile and great sense of humor, Dodie lived a life filled with art, color, nature and love for her family and friends. Dodie also loved to travel. For many years, she and Jim enjoyed annual spring trips to Europe as well as numerous trips with their four sons to national parks and art museums throughout the country. Wherever they went, Dodie and Jim did things together; when dining out, they would often agree on one entrée, which they would then share — and delight in the sharing. In 2010, Dodie and Jim celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at one of their favorite spots, Geauga County’s Punderson State Park Lodge, at a joyful party surrounded by many loved ones; their favorite song was “When Smoke Gets In Your Eyes,” and, indeed, on that

night — or any night — they were happiest when they could sit together holding hands, smiling and gazing into each other’s eyes. In her final months, Dodie continued to enjoy being at home, quietly listening to classical music, with husband Jim always close by. One of her long-standing wishes was to remain in the home that she and Jim built together more than half a century ago. For making it possible to honor Dodie’s wishes, her sons now thank the loving, dedicated home care givers, including Denise Silbaugh Keri Martin, Paris Price, Betty Detweiler, Rachel Jackson and Elsie Mohr for their steadfast support, many kindnesses and constant good care. Doris M. Goncher is survived by James, her husband of nearly 63 years, her sons, Gary, of Beaverton, Oregon; Brian, of Palo Alto, California; Dale, of Brooklyn Heights, New York; and Kurt, of Alpine, Utah; as well as her sister Myra Sarafin, of Mansfield and her brother Robert Hartman, of Pittsburg, California; four grandchildren: Ellen, Hannah, Natalie and William Goncher. Memorial services are pending. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation be given to St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1190 0 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, Ohio 44026, Attn. Doris Goncher Memorial Library Fund.

Marie Stone Marie Stone, age 83, of Chester Township, passed away peacefully at her home on July 7, 2013. Marie is now reunited with her parents Joseph and Marie Hahn

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Obituaries from page 12 and the love of her life, William (Bud) Stone. She was much loved by her son, Robert Scott Cline, and niece, Sandra Hahn Mazanec. Marie will be missed by her brother, Joe Hahn, her grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. Marie attended Notre Dame Academy until she moved to Chester Township in 1936 and graduated in 1948 from Chester School.

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She worked at Cleveland Trust Bank in Cleveland for many years. She was a trustee and a volunteer for the Chesterland Historical Foundation and a lifetime member of the Chesterland Library. Bud and Marie were active with St. Anselm’s Young of Heart and loved to spend time and entertain friends at their cottage on the Grand River. She also enjoyed gardening, collecting antiques, refinishing furniture, dancing and volunteering. The family received friends at Gattozzi and Son Funeral

Home, 12524 Chillicothe Road in Chester Township on July 13, 20 13 and concluded with a memorial service. Private family interment was held at Chester Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Chesterland Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 513, Chesterland, OH 44026 or St. Anselm Young of Heart, 12969 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, OH 44026. Online tributes and condolences at www.gattozziand son.com.

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Home Care Workers needed for Geauga & Cuy Co. $10$12/hr. Must love the elderly. Exp required. STNA a plus. Clean background. Overnights, weekends & fireman type shifts available. 440-3374755 Apply www.cherishedagency.com. Yard Work- Looking for someone with experience only. Must know the difference between a weed and plant. Must know how to weed, plant, edge around

beds, trim back plants and cut low tree branches. Strong enough to push a wheelbarrow. Located in Chesterland, $12 per hour. Call 216-408-3633.

Lincoln Drive, off 306. Kids toys, much misc. Something for everyone! July 18-20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1661 Chelmsford Road, Mayfield Heights. FridaySaturday, July 19 & 20. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Step back in time to the 1960’s. Entertainment center, 2 sofas, loveseat, dining room set with 6 chairs, credenza, coffee table, lamps, mahogany desk, sofa bed, drum table, dishes, glassware, cookware, vintage doll collection, sea shells, books, college living items. Square soda fountain table w/ two chairs, records, costume jewelry, proof sets, 1st day covers, trains, loads of linens, vintage and newer clothing, Xmas and Easter decorations. Hospital bed, regular and motorized wheelchairs, walkers, treadmill, refrigerators, apartment stove. Garage full! Cash only – all sales final!

Experienced Tree Climber Wanted. 216-956-4044. Caregiver needed. Please contact Ernie, 440-622-9940. WomenSafe, Inc., a non-profit charitable organization is seeking a full-time Director of Development. This individual will be responsible for creation, management and implementation of annual development program for fundraising. Principal duties include cultivation and solicitation of individual/corporate/foundation donors, grantwriting and public speaking. Minimum of five years in the field of Non-profit charitable fundraising/development with demonstrated success. Fax cover letter & resume to 440-286-1037 or email to sjackson@womensafe.org. EOE.

Moving Sale: Furniture, toys, clothes, sports equipment, much misc. 8015 Fairmount Road, Novelty, OH. July 20 & 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Need extra cash? Help care for elderly couple in Chesterland. Nurses aide or nursing student preferred. Evenings 7-9 p.m. and weekends 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Scott, 440729-7229.

Jewelry Sale: Over 2,000 pieces, displays, scarves, gifts, much misc. Sell by piece or lots. Super deals. July 18-20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment, 9298 Sherman Road, Chesterland. 216-543-4442.

GARAGE SALES If you need to have a moving sale, estate sale or garage sale, call Kathy Willis at 440for assistance. 729-2790 References Experienced. available. We are now doing partial estate buyouts.

2 Family Sale: 14794 Russell Ln., Russell. Some furniture and appliances. Lots of baby and children items, much misc. Quality stuff! Thurs and Fri 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, Sat 9 a.m. to noon.

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. 2 Family Garage Sale: 8429

Huge Garage Sale: July 18-20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downsizing after 40 years. Much misc., lots of tools, dehumidifier,

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SERVICES

Garage Sale: July 18 & 19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7329 Cedar Road, between Caves and County Line roads. Something here for everyone - stop by!

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Flea Market: Friday, Aug. 9 and Saturday, Aug. 10. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Community Church of Chesterland, 11984 Caves Road, Chesterland, Ohio. Bargains! Food! Bake Sale!

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MISC. Novena to Sacred Heart- May the sacred heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred heart of Jesus, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, helper of the hopeless, pray for us. Repeat nine times a day for nine days for prayers to be answered. Publish. J&B Salvage Grocery & More. 16055 Burton-Windsor Rd., Middlefield. Hours are Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Tues. & Sun.

PETS Long haired German Shepherd pups. Rare. Parents imported from Germany. $800. LonghairedGSD.com. 440-4881465.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT The contents of 7873 Mulberry Rd. will be available for pickup after 6/29/13. After 7/20/13 they will be disposed of. Call 216-229-7846 for appointment.

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Personal training: No excuses training. Lose personal weight! Banish fat! Boost your metabolism! Live longer! Transform your body! See results! Call today! 440-7290528. Groundhogs a Problem? Farmers- Landowners. I shoot groundhogs at no charge. Credentials, References. Gary, 440-205-1958.

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Construction and backhoe service: Specializing in replacing old drain tiles and catch basins, reshape gravel driveways. Hauling of demolition materials. Call Mike, 440-729-7810. 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 instruments. Drums (winter/spring road lessons) Consignments, repairs, sales. 440-221-2274. 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 440729-9400. Carpenter - 30 years experience. Kitchen, decks, finish work, doors, storm doors, small jobs also. 440-729-8157. Pressure washing and deck refinishing. Chesterland resident, references. 440-342-4552.

Buying/Top $ paid for: old toys, trains, comics, sports cards, sports memorabilia, advertising signs, miscellaneous antiques and collectibles. 440-585-2781.

I am a responsible 16 yr old looking for babysitting jobs. Looking for permanent job. I will also do babysitting as needed. I have references upon request. Attend WGHS. Honor roll student. Love kids. Please call 440-321-5250.

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Kiwanis Corner

The West Geauga Kiwanis Club meets 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Chesterland Baptist Church, 12670 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township. Anyone interested in membership may contact Ken Mantey, 440-729-2869. www.wg kiwanis.org. Following is a list of the 2013 Independence Day Parade winners:

Floats 1st- Chester Baptist Church 2nd- Aktion Club

Marching Bands 1st- West Geauga High School

Marching Units Less Than 20 1st- Geauga Fair Band 2nd- Chester Rotary Briefcase Brigade

Decorated Bikes 1st- Ben Jarrett

Just For Fun 1st-Lions Club 2nd- Arabica

Sport Team 1st- West Geauga Softball Rocks 2nd- EQS Midget Baseball

Pre 1942 Cars & Trucks, Stock 1st- Dennis Novy 2nd- Dennis Novy

Pre 1942 Cars & Trucks Modified 1st- Bob Pot

Post 1942 GM Cars & Trucks, Stock 1st- Marty Schoenberger 2nd- Ron Austen

Post 1942 Ford Cars & Trucks, Stock 1st- Ruth Schoenberger 2nd- Gary Kalis

Post 1942 Ford Cars & Trucks, Modified 1st- Bob Pot 2nd- Clint Sherdondy

Post 1942 Chrysler and Other Cars & Trucks, Stock 1st- Fred Banfield 2nd- Juan Delvalle

Kit Cars & Specials 1st- Wayne Zahler

Military Vehicles 1st- Jim Warren (American Legion Post 459)

Motorcycles 1st- Harry Grasser

Riding Horses 1st- Summer Wind 2nd- Bridle Buddies

Farm Vehicles 1st- Drienka 2nd- Drienka

Antique Engines 1st- Terence Check

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