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Chester Trustee Questions Scope, Notice of Meeting By Diane Ryder
Matt Forrai of West Geauga shot a 75 at Pine Hills Golf Course during the CVC Preseason golf tournament, the second best score of the tournament. The team finished seventh out of eight schools in the Chagrin Division.
For the second time in recent weeks, Chester Township Trustee Ken Radtke has questioned special meetings called by the other trustees and abstained on some votes taken during those meetings. Tuesday, trustees held a special meeting to go into executive session at the request of an attorney representing a Mayfield Road company, to discuss pending litigation. As they were waiting for the attorney and his client to arrive, the board discussed other agenda issues. Trustees Mike Joyce and Judy Caputo voted to send a letter to Geauga County Engineer Joe Cattell to ask for clarification on a drainage issue involving a property at 9488 Winchester Valley Drive, which is owned by former Trustee Ron Cotman.
After neighbors complained that a pipe on the township right-of-way in front of Cotman’s property was causing a water problem on their property, trustees voted 2-1 to order the pipe removed. The trustees’ letter asked Cattell to rule whether the pipe was undersized and placed too high in the swale, whether it has an improper slope and whether its presence was causing damage to neighboring properties. It also asked for the engineer to recommend solutions to the problem. Radtke, who voted against the original order to remove the pipe, took issue with both the meeting and the letter. “I was disappointed to learn after the fact that this meeting was occurring,” Radtke said. “This letter here is asking me to
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ChesterFest to ‘Amp it Up’ Pluto Talks Faith, Cleveland Sports By Maureen Mooney The Chesterland Chamber of Commerce is excited to present the first annual ChesterFest, a family oriented community picnic to be held noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at Chester Township Parkside Park. In years past, the Chamber has organized the Chesterland Community Picnic, which was held at Orchard Hills Park last year. When planning the event this year, Wendy Insana, of CCOC, suggested it be held at the township park. “We wanted it more centrally located and wanted to amp it up this year,” Insana said.
After proposing the idea to the Chester Township Park Board, it was approved and plans were executed in conjunction with the park board, Kiwanis Club of West Geauga and Chesterland Rotary Club. “The park board has been so cooperative and wonderful throughout the entire process,” Insana said. “We knew they had done many updates to the park, so it’s a good way to present them to the community as well as a good centralized location for this type of event.” Admission is free. Food vendors including Danny Boys, My Thai, Guido’s, Spectators, Giant
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Russell Twp., Area Safety Forces Benefit From Variety of Grants By Diane Ryder With safety gear such as Kevlar vests and defibrillators constantly needing replacement and their costs increasing, local police and fire departments are finding creative ways to acquire up-to-date technology at minimal expense to local communities’ strained budgets. Safety officials in Russell and Troy townships recently told their trustees they have found several grants to pay for the needed equipment.
By Josh Echt The crowd gathered in anticipation of hearing a sportswriter speak — a flash mob without the flash. In they strode; a teenager in an Indians cap, a father in a Browns polo, a mother wearing wine and gold. Cookies and orange punch — a touch, a tribute to Cleveland’s favorite football team — rested on one table. The sportswriter’s books — orange and brown, red and blue as prominent colors — rested nearby, dueling with the food for the crowd’s attention. Chester Township residents and Kirtlanders alike packed a meeting room to capacity at the Kirtland Public Library Aug. 14, waiting to hear Terry Pluto talk. He threw out a fastball to
warm the crowd up, a Tribe tale involving his father. “My father was an Indians fan. He had a stroke,” Pluto said. “Sports was a great diversion for him and it is for us, whether we are dealing with strokes or cancer. Although my father could not talk, or cut up food, he could watch the games with us.” For two hours, Pluto danced from one topic (sports) to the next (faith), often returning back to Cleveland sports. The Associated Press named him the top sports columnist for medium-sized newspapers twice and he also logged nine Ohio Sports Writer of the Year awards. Additionally, he has written 21 books about sports and faith, along with the “Faith and You” column that appears in The
Russell Township Fire Chief John Frazier told trustees Aug. 7 his department received a new $31,500 defibrillator through a federally funded Assistance to Firefighters Grant that pays 95 percent of the cost, with the township contributing $1,593.40. “Fifteen hundred fire departments a year get this grant, so we were very lucky,” Frazier said, adding the timing was perfect because the department’s old defibrillator was going out of service.
Plain Dealer, according to his website. Kirtland Public Library Director Jane Carle said the idea to host Pluto started last year. The Friends of the Kirtland Public Library wanted to host a speaker series with local authors, so they came up with a few of them, including Pluto. “He was always on our short list,” Carle said. She accessed him through Gray & Company, a local publishing house specializing in books about Northeast Ohio, according to the publisher’s website. In the fall, the library will host retired Lake County Judge Paul Mitrovich, who will discuss a book about the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education.
Tribe Town Then, Now … and Tomorrow Pluto told a story about how he received his first autograph from the Indians’ legendary pitcher James “Mudcat” Grant. Years later, he met Grant and asked him if he remembered signing the ball for Pluto. The pitcher said he had, but also added a memory about the Tribe trading him to the rival Minnesota Twins. The sportswriter produced a vignette about Indians shortstop Omar Vizquel — “He
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Terry Pluto wows the crowd with Browns, Indians and Cavs stories Aug. 14.
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Chester Trustee from page 1 vote on something that I wasn’t party to.” Caputo said the meeting had been called at the request of the Chester business’s attorney, during a time when Radtke was away. “For the record, this is not the township’s meeting and not our legal counsel’s, but orchestrated by (their attorney),” Caputo said. Radtke said there should be communication in a “prompt and professional manner,” which was not the case. “I’m abstaining in this vote because I was not part of this meeting,” Radtke said. “Very good,” Trustee Mike Joyce responded. Trustees also approved switching to four 10-hour shifts weekly for the road department,
ChesterFest from page 1 Eagle, Callam’s, Arabica Coffee House, Bada Bing and Rise & Dine Café, will be on site selling food at $1 per food portion. Top Dog Band, West Geauga High School Marching Band and a bluegrass band will be entertainment for the afternoon. All are welcome to stay after to enjoy DJ Force and dancing at 6 p.m. proceeding the event. Music is played at the request of the community. “We plan on ChesterFest being bigger and better this year than in years past,” said John South, chamber treasurer and committee head. “We’re
which is similar to a change Newbury Township trustees recently passed as a cost savings measure to cut down on the time spent going to and from a project. Again Radtke protested. “As of Aug. 12 at 9 a.m., I had an email from Mary Lou (Florentine, administrative assistant), and this was not one of the topics on the agenda,” Radtke said. However, an agenda received electronically by the Geauga County Maple Leaf the day of the meeting included the 10-hour shift issue. Radtke abstained from the vote, which passed with the votes of Joyce and Caputo. Radtke voted in favor of five other issues, including purchase orders and fund transfers, and to change the starting time of the next regular meeting to 7 p.m. Those issues all passed unanimously. Eighteen minutes into the
meeting, attorney Richard Eisenberg arrived with his client, Denver Barry of April Management. Trustees voted to go into executive session with Eisenberg, Barry, and Assistant County Prosecutor Susan Wieland, who serves as the township’s legal counsel. No further action was taken.
hoping for a great turnout and expect everyone to have a great time.” Many businesses and local organizations have approached the chamber asking for ways to give back to the community as thanks for their support, so this is what the idea was behind our planning, Insana said. “It’s a thank you to Chesterland,” she said. “This is a feel good event and that’s what we’re pushing for.” Chester Township Park Board Commissioner Lance Yandell will be the emcee for the afternoon. “We want to extend a thank you to every sponsor. Without them, this wouldn’t have been possible … especially our main sponsors: Chesterland News, University Hospitals Geauga
Campus, Ken’s Parkhill Roofing, Cardinal Physical Therapy and Kay Holland Family Insurance (Holland was also part of the planning committee),” Insana said. Events and activities include rides, toy raffles, games, face painting, homerun derby, bubbles, 25’ rock climbing wall, mechanical bull, giant slide, cornhole tournament, horse drawn carriage rides, bounce house, obstacle course, dunk tank and more. Expect appearances from the township fire and police departments. Pedestrian traffic will be patrolled and overflow parking will be at West Geauga Plaza. For more information on ChesterFest, call the chamber office, 440-729-7297.
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Sept. 5: CCOC Golf Classic Aug. 22: Chesterland Conservative Forum 7 p.m. The next meeting of the Chesterland Conservative Forum will be held at Orchard Hills Event Center, 11414 Caves Road, Chester Township. Speakers are Sarah Fowler, Ohio State Board of Education update; Geauga County Juvenile and Probate Court Judge Tim Grendell, growing drug issue in the county; Rep. Matt Lynch, legislative update and Neal Fenster, concealed carry: “History, Current Legislation and How You Can Help.” Refreshments served. Call 440-552-4385 for more information.
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Noon to 5 p.m. The community is invited to join for ChesterFest, a Chester Township community event presented by the Chesterland Chamber of Commerce. Held at Chester Township Parkside Park, located at the intersection of Mayfield and Chillicothe roads. Food from local restaurants, live music, rides, raffles, face painting, games, home run derby, bubbles, dunk tank, bounce house, obstacles, horse drawn carriage rides, giant slide, rock climbing wall and more available. Free admission, food tickets are $1 each. Stay after for DJ Force entertainment and dancing at 6 p.m. This year’s event is sponsored by Chester Township businesses and volunteer organizations. The goal of the Chesterland Chamber of Commerce is to enhance business opportunities, support and promote the economic well-being of its trade areas and advance the civic and general interests of its communities. Call 440-729-7297 for more information.
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All are welcome to golf in the Chesterland Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Classic. Held at St. Denis Golf Course, 10660 Chardon Road, Chardon. 9 a.m. registration; 11 a.m. shotgun start. Proceeds benefit the missions of the Chesterland Chamber of Commerce. Raffles, breakfast, skins, mulligans, skin games, free driving range, winner take all putting challenge, lunch, hole-in-one car contest, prizes, giveaways, skill shot contest, drinks, appetizers and dinner available. $125 per individual golfer. Dinner includes one dozen clams, New England clam chowder, one half chicken, sweet potato, corn on the cob, rolls, butter and beverages. Clams may be substituted for a 12 ounce strip steak. Not a golfer? Join for a clambake or steak dinner for $45. Sponsorship opportunities available. Register online at www.che sterlandchamber.com or call 440-729-7297 for more information.
Sept. 6: Ben Thurmond Memorial Golf Outing 11 a.m. The tournament is held in memory of Thurmond’s brother, with the goal of raising public awareness and funds for the Cleveland Clinic’s Hospice Program. Held at Fowler’s Mill Golf Course, 13095 Rockhaven Road, Chester Township. Cost is $135 per golfer and $500 per foursome. $55 for non-golfers, including dinner and cocktails. Sponsorship opportunities available. Hosted by Nate Thurmond, NBA Hall of Fame member. Visit clevelandclinic.org/connectedcare to register or for more information.
Sept. 7: Chesterland Apple Festival 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The first annual Chesterland Apple Festival will be held at West Geauga Plaza, northwest quadrant of Mayfield and Chillicothe roads. The Festival is a non-profit event that will highlight the many attractions of Chester Township which, to many in the region, is the bridge between suburban Cuyahoga County and rural Geauga. Home to fruit farms, golf courses, a historic village and a variety of small businesses, Chester Township is a destination for many in Northeast Ohio.
Activities include food vendors, arts and crafts show, music by a variety of individuals and groups, pie baking contest, pig roast and a “Cruise In” of vintage cars. Eddy Fruit Farm and Mulberry Corners will be on hand with apples, pumpkins and related products, along with kids’ activities and demonstrations. The arts and craft show will feature Geauga County artists, with special emphasis on artists from Chester Township. Vendors include painters, potters, sculptors, jewelry makers and fiber artists. Free admission. Call Kathy Fadorsen, 440729-3130 or email email@example.com, for more information.
Sept. 14: Munson Township Flea Market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mark calendars for Munson Township’s annual outdoor flea market held at Munson Township Park, 12641 Bass Lake Road. Stop in and browse for a special treasure or rent a space to get rid of unwanted clutter. Visit www.munsontwp.com to download a form to rent a space. Call 440-286-9255 for more information.
Sept. 14: Chesterland Lions Poor Man’s Raffle 5 p.m. to midnight Join the Chesterland Lions for the 16th annual Poor Man's Reverse Raffle and Chinese Auction at the SNPJ Hall, 10946 Heath Road, Kirtland. Tickets are $60 per couple or $40 for single ticket. Ticket price includes roast beef and pork dinner, beer/wine and music. Raffle format will be to draw five numbers only. Call Mike Stark, 440-6665600, for more information.
Sept. 21: Community Recycling Day 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. West Geauga residents and business are welcome to join at the Drug Mart Plaza, 12575 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township, for document shredding, electronics and metal recycling. See flyer in this week’s paper for items accepted. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of West Geauga in conjunction with Chester Township. Tax deductible receipts available upon request. Call Ken Mantey, 440-7292869, for more information.
Sept. 22: Woofstock Geauga Humane Society’s Rescue Village announces Woofstock 20 13, Northeast Ohio’s largest one-day, outdoor fundraising festival for dogs and dog owners. Held at the Holden Arboretum. 9550 Sperry Road, Kirtland. There will be a one-mile dog walk, a dog-friendly Vendor’s Row, canine contests, adoptable pets and the annual Blessing of the Animals at 9:30 a.m.
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Terry Pluto from page 1 would buy people ice cream at Edgewater Park” — and other Tribe stars. “They may not remember those memories,” he said of ballplayers. “But we fans do.” Throughout the evening, he remarked how sports served as a diversion to “problems we can’t solve” in real life. He urged current sports stars to sign autographs to maintain goodwill amongst fans and supporters. “Sports serve a purpose. Not life and death,” Pluto added. He told stories about legendary Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver, whom he covered as a reporter for the late-1970s-era Baltimore Evening Sun, a now-defunct evening edition of the current Baltimore Sun daily. “Who you see on the outside is not who you see on the inside sometimes,” he said of Weaver, who managed the Orioles from 1968 to 1982 and again from 1985 to 1986. “He was one of the first managers to write books about the art of managing the game,” Pluto said. “He had lots of profanity, but he taught me baseball. And he taught me about life.” As far as this year’s Tribe? They have potential, he said.
‘If They Go 9-7, There Will Be Songs’ Pluto discussed how his faith column came to be. An editor with the Akron Beacon-Journal, his former stint before the PD, suggested he write a column. Pluto was initially hesitant, but after working in prison ministry with inmates at the Summit County Jail in Akron, his experiences helped shaped an idea for a weekly column.
Towne Crier from page 4 A complete list of festival activities can be found at www.geaugahumane.org/events/ woofstock.html or follow on Facebook. $5 parking. Proceeds benefit Rescue Village.
Sept. 28: Fall Jamboree 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Families and friends are invited to Eddy Fruit Farm, 12079 Caves Road, Chester Township, for a day of festivities and music followed by an evening with entertainment for the adults. Clay Eddy Field Association and Building Homes and Hope in Haiti are sponsoring this event, which will benefit children locally and internationally. The Clay Eddy Fields, located on 4 acres adjacent to Eddy Fruit Farm, have playing fields and facilities for organized youth t-ball, baseball, soccer and softball teams.
“Instead of tackling faith issues other writers better than I have written about (like abortion and gay marriage), I wrote about my experiences with the jail,” he said. Regarding reading the Bible early on in his faith journey, Pluto worked in a nonCleveland reference. “Isaiah? The book of Isaiah? The only Isaiah I knew was Isaiah Thomas, the great point guard for the ‘Bad Boys’ Detroit Pistons in the ‘80s.” The conversation transitioned back to the Indians — this time the ’95 team. He said pitcher Dennis Martinez was nervous in his duel with the Seattle Mariners’ Randy Johnson in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. Martinez paced often before that game. “Dennis wanted Tony Pena as his personal catcher,” he said. “He had a catcher’s mitt that looked like someone threw up in it. But it worked.” Weird mitt or not, the Tribe won, 4-1, and advanced to their first World Series in 41 years. He worked in a tale about Albert Belle, whom he said studied pitchers. Belle also had “a great work ethic and knowledge of baseball history,” Pluto said. One time, Belle referenced Hank Greenberg, a first-baseman for the 1930s Detroit Tigers. “He knew Greenberg had 90 RBI by the All-Star break, which was a record,” Pluto said. “Most people have never heard of him.” On basketball, he said Cavs head coach Lenny Wilkens was “quiet, but smart and a good man” and said the area’s midmajor coaches — Gary Waters at Cleveland State, Keith Dambrot at the University of Akron — give hoops fans hope. Then, fans asked him questions, such as Bob Moster of Building Homes and Hope in Haiti is an organization founded in 2010 following the massive earthquake in Haiti. Family and friends of all ages welcome. Entertainment includes clowns, music, pumpkin and face painting and a variety of games. Enjoy buying farm fresh produce including pumpkins and pick own apples. Lunch available for $10. Donation items for Geauga County Animal Shelter and Rescue Village welcomed. Evening activities begin with a BBQ rib and chicken dinner, served from 6-7:30 p.m. Live entertainment and dancing to the classical country music of the Fort Huntsburg Band following. Live and silent auctions and surprise fun games available. Tickets for the adult dinner and entertainment are $40 per person. Visit www.eddyfruitfarm.com for tickets or for more details
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Chardon Township. Moster, who moved to Chardon in 1998, has been a Los Angeles Dodgers fan since 1959. He asked why umpires were aggressive and Pluto told him they should tone it down. “If you ground a kid and you send him to his room, he will be upset, but you must stay calm and not chase after him,” Pluto told Moster. His take on the Browns drew interest. The crowd stirred and leaned forward in their chairs. “This town is loyal,” he said. “People still talk about (quarterback) Bernie Kosar and he was last here in 1993. He was last good in when? 1989 (the Browns’ last division title). And people still love him.” He added, “You have to be almost 30 to have any memory of the Browns being good.” Pluto told stories of how faraway troops in Iraq and Afghanistan would send him emails, asking about the Browns’ line and annual quarterback controversy. “Imagine if they improved,” Pluto said. “If they go 9-7, there will be songs this year.” He then told everyone to be proud of Cleveland’s Mid-western heritage. It is not L.A. or New York City, but “you don’t have to worry about a traffic jam at 3 a.m. like you do in Los Angeles,” he said. As the evening wound down, Pluto signed autographs, a line stretching to the back of the room like the line of cars’ headlights at the end of Kevin Costner’s 1989 film, “Field of Dreams.” Outside, the sun set, casting shadows on the library and Kirtland High School’s football field — Cleveland Browns orange, of course.
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NDCL Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Sept. 14, 3 p.m. Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School will host the 54th annual Cathedral Latin and 11th annual NDA/NDCL Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the school. Graduates Terry P. McGrath ‘67 and Jim K. Pedley ‘67, Notre Dame Academy graduates Toni (Massey ‘83) Blake and Mary (Weber ‘83) Eden, NDCL graduate Janet (Polzer ‘00) Bauer and former Track and Cross Country Coach Maureen Wahl will be inducted.
Weekend festivities will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. for the NDCL Lions Varsity Football Game vs. University School at Lozick Field at Lion Stadium. All are welcome. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for students (18 and under). Pre-paid reservations required. Call 440-279-1079 for reservations or more information.
Parent-Toddler Class Community Preschool, 11984 Caves Road, Chester Township, is offering a parenttoddler class this school year.
The first 10-week session begins 9:30 a.m. Sept. 18. This one-hour class engages parent and toddler in art, pretend play, music and gross motor activities. It is an opportunity for the child to engage in activities with the security of a parent nearby. It is an excellent opportunity for the parent to socialize with other parents from the community. Call Peggy Jakab, 440-7293522, to register or for more information.
Volunteers Needed The After Prom 2014 Committee needs senior parent volunteers to help with selling 50/50 raffle tickets during the first home football game on Aug. 30. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Class of 2014’s After Prom. Email wgafterprom@yahoo .com to sign up for Aug. 30. Visit the After Prom table on game night to learn about other ways to volunteer.
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entertainment Four Hands in Concert Sept. 6, 7 p.m. Ever watch two people play the organ or piano together? Enjoy an evening of uplifting music presented by Carmen Massaro and organist Carol Neff at Mayfield United Methodist Church, 7747 Mayfield Road, Chester Township. Organ, piano and piano/ organ duets will be performed. An offering benefiting the City Mission will be taken. Call 440-729-4006 for more information.
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Next is a message on a topic of faith followed by dessert and a time to discuss what was presented. Alpha is especially designed for those wanting to investigate Christianity, new Christians, newcomers to the church and those who wish to deepen their understanding of essential Christian doctrine. No charge; participants may make a voluntary contribution to help cover the cost of meals. Childcare available. Call 440-720-7006 for more information.
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Sept. 11-Nov. 20, 6:15-8:30 p.m. Discover the Alpha Course at Word Of Grace Church, 9021 Mayfield Road, Chester Township, and find answers to life’s most challenging questions. Alpha is an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith and to discover for oneself answers to all of the following questions and more in a relaxed, friendly and fun atmosphere. What am I doing here? What is the meaning of life? Why do people suffer? What happens when we die? Each session begins with a meal giving guests the opportunity to get to know each other.
Become part of a worldwide community of women praying for their children and schools. MIPI meets one hour each week to pray for children, schools, teachers and support staff. There are groups that pray for children from preschool through college/career, grandchildren and for moms in prison. To be part of this interdenominational Worldwide Prayer Movement, MIPI, contact Fran Yoger, Geauga County area coordinator, 440-338-1064 or Joanne Harris, 440-338-5921 for more information.
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EZ Go Cart Tours Aug. 22, 9:30-11:45 a.m. The Rookery Those with limited mobility are invited to join for a trail ride
on Geauga Park District's new EZ Go Cart. Reservable spots are available. Each interpretive tour will last 45 minutes. Call 440-279-0880 to reserve your seat.
Maple Town Tune Traders Jam Session Aug. 22, 7-9 p.m. The West Woods Nature Center Singers and musicians: Share songs and tunes in all genres each fourth Thursday or
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Relative Sizes in the Universe Aug.23, 7-9 p.m. Observatory Park Relative sizes in the universe are a tricky subject for the human mind. Come learn how about the amazing range of sizes in the universe.
Hound Hike Aug. 24, 10:30 a.m. to noon Swine Creek Reservation Enjoy a summer morning’s stroll with favorite canine. Only one leashed dog per handler. Registration required.
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Aug. 24, 1-2:30 p.m. Beartown Lakes Reservation Join the quest for some of Geauga's flying jewels, the dragonflies and damselflies. The sultry days of August provide perfect weather for these “sun-powered” insects.
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The Chesterland Rotary Club will be dedicating the addition to the brick walkway (around the Gazebo) at Chesterfest at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at Chester Township Parkside Park. Check out the new names and admire the work that has been done to keep this a permanent walkway for years to come.
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Aug. 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Swine Creek Reservation Bring own horse for this twopart, naturalist-led ride on park trails and back country roads. Enjoy the beauty of late summer wildflowers and shaded trails along the Wagon Trail and Gray Fox Trail. Part one will be a three-mile ride at Swine Creek; part two will be a six- to eight-mile ride traversing back roads and forest miles in Amish Country to South Farm for a lunch break then back to Swine Creek. Riders may participate one or both legs of the ride. Helmets recommended. Registration required.
Aug. 25, 2-3 p.m. Observatory Park Open House, 1-4 p.m. Join during building open house for a preview of what to look for in the sky this month.
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James Mead Goncher, longtime Chester Township resident, passed away peacefully at home on July 26, 2013, just four days after marking his 88th birthday. Jim, as he was known by family, friends and colleagues, was born July 22, 1925, in East Cleveland, the son of William Goncher, a machinist, and Enid Mead, a homemaker. Jim graduated from Shaw High School and then attended The Ohio State University. Before completing his college studies, Jim was drafted into the U.S. Army. At the age of 20, he served as an ammunitions bearer and mortar gunner in the infantry, behind enemy lines in both Germany and France. Jim went on to receive the Bronze Star Medal for heroic achievement; his citation noted that during attacks on the
Maginot Line, he carried ammunition to a machine gun emplacement while under heavy fire. Jim was also stationed in Mannheim, Germany with a military police unit at the conclusion of WWII. After the war, Jim returned to OSU, where he completed his degree in architecture on the G.I. bill. He was a member of Alpha Rho Chi fraternity there. It was also at a cafeteria at OSU that Jim first met the love of his life, Doris “Dodie” Hartman. They married in Dodie’s hometown of Lancaster, Ohio, on Aug. 19, 1950. In 1953, Jim and Dodie began construction of a home on Hillcrest Lane in Chester Township. Jim designed the house and together, Jim and Dodie built it from the ground up. During construction, their first son, Gary, was born in 1954. They moved into their new
house in 1956, the year their second son, Brian, was born. Two more sons soon filled the house, Dale in 1958, and Kurt in 1960. Through the years, all four boys were enthusiastic participants in the local Indian Guides program with their own
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meetings Listed are public meetings and executive sessions in the county for the coming week, unless otherwise noted. These meeting notices are NOT legal notices. Chester Twp.: Aug. 21, 7 p.m., Zoning Commission; Aug. 22, 7 p.m., Board of Trustees. All meetings are held at the Township Hall, 12701 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise noted. Munson Twp.: Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m., Board of Trustees, special meeting for regular business. All meetings are held at Township Hall, 12210 Auburn Road unless otherwise noted. Russell Twp.: Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m., Zoning Commission. All meetings are held at Fire-Rescue Station, 14810 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise noted.
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Obituaries from page 12 favorite chief, their dad. Jim’s career began as a freelance architect, designing houses, churches and other structures in the Chesterland area. He eventually joined the firm of Robert A. Little, a noted Cleveland architect. Jim worked at the firm for many years, contributing to the design and construction of many office buildings, schools and hospitals, as well as the renovation of the Rapid Transit line and stations throughout Cleveland. Jim was also active on the Chester Township zoning board of appeals for many years. Along with his professional responsibilities, Jim loved traveling with his wife and sons. The family visited many national parks and most of the 50 states during summer vacations, including visiting the World’s Fairs in Seattle (1962), New York (1965) and Montreal (1967). Their international travels began in 1969 with a tour of Greece, followed by trips to France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Russia, England, India, Egypt, and finally Japan. Dodie and Jim met many wonderful people along the way, especially Parks and Christie Campbell of Fort Worth, Texas and nothing delighted them more than planning their next adventure together. Jim Goncher will be remembered and loved always for his warmth, sincerity and deep sense of gratitude. Even as his health declined in recent years, there were always two words that Jim never forgot and always continued to say, wholeheartedly, to all those he knew and loved: “Thank you.”
Jim was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dodie, who passed away 17 days earlier on July 9, 2013, also peacefully at the family home. Jim’s four sons now thank the dedicated team of caregivers who, for years, so kindly helped their parents, including Denise Sibaugh, Keri Martin, Paris Price, Betty Detweiler, Rachel Jackson and Elsie Mohr. Jim is survived by his sons Gary, of Beaverton, Or., Brian, of Palo Alto, Ca., Dale, of Brooklyn, Ny., and Kurt, of Sandy, Ut., as well as four grandchildren, Ellen, Hannah, Natalie and Will Goncher. He is also survived by his sister Jean Bond, of Beaufort, South Carolina. A joint memorial service for James and Doris Goncher will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 31 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 11900 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be given to St. Mark Lutheran Church, at 11900 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, Ohio 44026 for the Doris and James Goncher Memorial Library Fund.
Audrey J. Paullin Audrey J. Paullin (nee McElroy) age 79, of Chester Township, died Aug. 10, 2013 peacefully. Born April 20, 1934 in Orwell, she was a lifelong area resident. Paullin was co-founder and owner of All Ways Flasher Service which she and her husband founded in 1964. Paullin remained active in the family business with her four sons until recently. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons Dennis C. (Paula) Paullin of Munson Township, Dean B. (Susan) Paullin of Hambden Township, Duane E. (Veronica) Paullin of Huntsburg Township, and Donald L. (Jayne) Paullin of Chester Township, grandchildren, Melissa (Todd) McWilliams, Kelly (Kevin) Looymans, Nicole (Michael) Liotta, Stephen Paullin, Brittany (Christopher) Angelaitis, Amanda Paullin and Jennifer Paullin and Great Grandchildren Connor McWilliams, Dominic and Gabriella Liotta and Violet Angelaitis. She also leaves her brother David (Patricia) McElroy and many nieces and nephews. Her husband, Clell S. Paullin Jr., her childhood sweetheart, whom she married Aug. 6, 1955, preceded her in death Nov. 28, 2001. Her parents, Blaine D. and Lila W. (nee: Fuller) McElroy are also deceased. The family received friends on Aug., 16, 2103 at the Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St. in Chardon. Rev Roy Williams officiated the on Aug. 17, 2013. Donations are suggested to the Geauga County Dog Warden, 12513 Merritt Rd Chardon, OH 44024. Information and condolences on line at www.burrservice.com.
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Book Discussion Sept. 4, 7 p.m. “The Necklace,” by Cheryl Jarvis.
Book Dominoes Display Sept. 8, 1 p.m. View a display of book dominoes in the library. The display of hundreds of books falling like dominoes will be set in motion at 1 p.m. as the doors open.
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The Baby Boom Years Sept. 8, 2 p.m. Photos, collectibles, music and memorabilia highlight the various forms of entertainment between 1946–1964. From Hula Hoops to rock n’ roll, Roy Rogers to drive-in movies and dance halls to noisy games of Yahtzee, remember the lighter side of the baby boom years.
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Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This refresher class helps people use the two largest online genealogy databases: Ancestry Library Version and FamilySearch. Program designed for adults.
Sept. 16 – Nov. 1. Registration required beginning Sept. 3.
Babytime Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. Birth to age 2 with caregiver.
Toddler Monday, 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Ages 2 to 3 with caregiver.
Preschool Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. Ages 3 to 5 years old.
Trailblazers Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Teen “Book Buddies” The following teens helped with the “Book Buddies” program this summer at the library: Emma Bell, Alyssa Patriarca, Paige Corradetti, Rhianna Guarnera, Miriam McCarty, Caitlin Curtis, Jenna Curtis, and Jake Curtis, Cristina Formichelli, Sydney Gembka, Sal Daddario, Mark Kiec, Valerie Heintz, Rachel Himes, Grace Alioto, Isabelle Reynolds, Justin Wessen, Tessa Smith, Karly Smith, Zane Williams, Parker Lewis, Sydney Palivec, Ally Palivec, Emily Allegretti, Madison Allegretti, Olivia Pirosko, Annie Dolphin, Elizabeth Marino, Nat Bihun, Jessica Swinerton, Grace Roxbury, Stephen Osborn, Lexi Ober, Julia Teeter and Lindsey Downs. These youth collectively volunteered over 150 hours this summer to help younger patrons (entering grades first through third) practice reading skills. Many thanks for all of the hard work these students did over the past two months.
Wednesday, August 21, 2012
CLASSIFIED ADS for deck- best offer. Call 440319-7616, evenings.
CARS & TRUCKS
Table Saw- Jet JTAS-10-3, 5 HP, 3-phase, will consider any reasonable offer. Tim, 216-276-6725.
GOOD USED TIRES & PARTS
Sams ung 56” 1080P DLP HDTV. 5 years old. Used sparingly. Excellent condition. Adaptor with 4 pair glasses for 3D viewing included. $400. 440-729-3464.
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Carp et Sa le: Beat Empire Today and Home Depot on installed pricing, in home carpet selection. Interior room painting. Call Pat 216-3243934.
for Used Cars, Trucks, Scrap Vehicles, Jeeps, Hondas, Dump Trucks FREE REMOVAL • GET $7,500-10,000 FOR JUNK CARS! Call ZAK 440-679-7293
OFFICE SPACE Chester Business Park 8437 Mayfield Rd.
CHESTERLAND’S PREMIER OFFICE BLDG.
• Rental Units from 400 sq ft. & larger • Leases available 6 mos. & longer • All Utilities included Beautiful renovations ongoing Call for YOUR space TODAY!
GARAGE SALES If you need to have a moving sale, estate sale or garage sale, call Kathy Willis at 440729-2790 for assistance. Experienced. References 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.
For Sale: 2003 Lincoln Town Car, silver gray with soft black top, 63,700 miles, loaded, excellent condition. $8500. 440-729-1398.
EXERCISE CLASSES Free Jazzercise classes in exchange for babysitting, one morning a week at our fitness center. For details call 440-729-3476 or 440-729-2706.
CHESTERLAND OFFICE WAREHOUSE SPACE on Rt. 322 (just east of 306)
2000 sq. ft. Bays with 12 ft. overhead doors
Sears Treadmill: Pro-Form T35, 2 HP, 17”x48” belt, excellent condition, $125. 440-2568124, Kirtland.
Ideal for contractors, engineers, etc.
For Sale: Seasoned Firewoodneeds splitting. Also, 2”x4”
CALL (440) 729-6000
SPACE PLUS OUTSIDE SP ACE FOR RENT!
Huge 5 Family and 2 Office Garage & Yard Sale: All cheap. Antiques, office furniture and supplies, many lights & door fixtures, garage items, camping, toys, girls clothes 4-6 Justice, Gymboree, True Religion and others, men’s suits, sport coats, women’s clothes, jewelry, holiday & party, much household and misc. 91 Paw Paw, South Russell. Thurs., Aug. 22, 5:307:30 p.m.; Fri., Aug. 23, 3-6 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 24, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 5 Family Garage Sale: furniture, household items, baby items, toys, clothing. Ping Pong Table, 60” HD Rear Projection TV, electronics, light fixtures, lawn mower, pool filter & ladder, movies
off Butternut between Mayfield & Auburn
Corner Cupboard, Leather Couch, Upholstered Chairs, Stanley Bunk Beds, Antique Dry Sink, Bakers Table, Waterfall Bedroom Set, Victorian Dresser, Bookcase, Small Dressers & Tables, Lamps, Coffee Tables, Desk, Longaberger Pottery & Baskets, Speed Queen Stacked Washer & Dryer, Patio Furniture, Gardening Tools & Supplies, Potting Bench, Tools, Whiskey Barrels, Misc. Household, Baby Clothes, Stroller, Youth Chair, & MUCH MORE. and much misc. 8031 Fairmount Road (west of 306), Novelty. Thurs., Aug. 22 to Sat., Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Garage Sale – multi family: furniture, costume jewelry, maple pineapple twin bed, sound bar, holiday items, Shark portable steamer, 27” blinds, clothing and misc. household items. Thurs. Aug. 22, Fri. Aug. 23, Sat. Aug 24, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 12485 Northward Pointe, Chesterland. Friday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 11575 Lower Chelsea Drive, Munson. Dollarama plus tools, dart board, designer purses, Calphalon cookware and much more!
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. Please check you r ad! We make every effort to avoid errors. We ask that you check your ad the FIRST day that it appears. Any errors should be called in to the Classified Dept. at 440-729-7667 by noon Friday. We cannot be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion if you do not call the error to our attention. Thank you.
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. Scann in g and fax s ervice available at the Chesterland News, 8389 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.
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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
Airport Pickup or Drop-off Special Rate for Chesterland Residents
The Tractor Scrapper Free Removal of Unwanted Lawn & Garden Equipment
Tractors, Mowers, Boat Motors, etc. John • 440-478-0483
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Paving - Remove & Repave or New Installation over gravel Resurfacing - Repave over existing surface
440-342-4552 INTERIOR - EXTERIOR PRESSURE WASHING DECK REFINISHING 14 years Experience Insured • References Chesterland Resident
ROOFING • GUTTERS SIDING & WINDOWS
Asphalt Sealing Hot Crack Filling • Patching Call Nick • 440-786-1375
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Painting & Staining
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Classified Ads from page 15 Resumes: Resumes can be typed for you at the Chesterland News, 8389 Mayfield Road, Chesterland, 440-7297667. Constru ction and back hoe 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. 440221-2274. Mowing and lawn care - reasonable, dependable. 440-7299400. Plumbing: Professional, affordable, reliable. Water heaters, toilets, faucets, drain cleaning. 440-537-6045 or 440285-0800.
Nicholas Fratantonio, DDS, FAGD, is proud to welcome as our new full-time associate at Chesterland Family Dental Care
Buying/Top $ paid for: old toys, trains, comics, sports cards, sports memorabilia, advertising signs, miscellaneous antiques and collectibles. 440-585-2781. Marshall and Lisa’s Handyman & Dust Buster Services. No job too small, reasonable rates, senior discounts, insured & bonded. 330-636-6413 or 330-843-3670. Former local Marine accepting welding jobs. Lincoln Welding School certified in stick and mig welding. Will transport items depending on size and weight. Call Jeff for rates, 440-856-5617.
WORK WANTED 17 year old Amish lady looking for cleaning job. Has experience. Call 440-548-2202.
HELP WANTED Looking for the right individual to clean & care for dogs in a private kennel. Weekends only. 440-729-4007. Customer service pos ition available. 35 wpm typing. Part time, must be willing to work weekend hours. Chesterland License Bureau. 440729-3648.
Yard and storm damage clean-up, down tree removal and brush chipping. Call 440729-9400.
Enjoy cooking? We are looking for you! Beans Coffee Shop on Chardon Square serving breakfast and lunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Colleen, 440-227-6592.
Carpenter - 30 years experience. Kitchen, decks, finish work, doors, storm doors, small jobs also. 440-729-8157.
Grooming shop looking for bather in mornings. 440-7294007.
Pressure washing and deck refinishing. Chesterland resident, references. 440-342-4552.
Help wanted. Driver education instructor flexible hours. Geauga County area Suburban Driving School will train $10 per hour to start. Joan, 440-729-4360.
Personal training: No excuses training. Lose personal weight! Banish fat! Boost your metabolism! Live longer! Transform your body! See results! Call today! 440-7290528.
Person needed to roll newspaper approx. 2 hours per week. Inquire within. Chesterland News, 8389 Mayfield Road, Chesterland OH 44026. West Geauga Rec Council is looking for: soccer referees for the fall season. Games are evenings and Saturday daytime. Competitive pay. Contact wgrcsoccer@gmail .com to apply.
WANTED TO BUY
Dr. Hickman is a graduate of Ohio University and received his Dental Degree from The Ohio State University.
EXPER IENCED S TA L L H E L P N E E D E D Must be a reliable person, job requires cleaning of stalls, feeding, turnout, & other misc. work. MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH HORSES, approx. 35 hrs./week, Mon-Fri. We are located in Novelty. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chesterland Family Dental 440-729-1911 8254 Mayfield Road, Suite #5, Chesterland OH 44026 www.chesterlandfamilydentalcare.com
Do you have product knowledge and experience selling Dodge/RAM vehicles? Are you looking for a career opportunity that rewards your hard work? Deacon’s Chrysler Jeep is a thriving well-established family-oriented dealership serving Mayfield Village and the surrounding area for over 50 years. We are rapidly expanding and remodeling the facility and looking for a Dodge/RAM expert to join our team. A Team player • Willing to learn • Goal-oriented Energetic • Self-motivated A great attitude with a high-energy personality Attention to det ail • A professional appearance
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