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Newbury Never Too Old for a Fast Ball Referendum Chester Resident Tony Roman, 99, Pitches at Indians Game Drive Fails By Ann Wishart
By Ann Wishart firstname.lastname@example.org The Newbury Schools referendum petition turned in to the Geauga County Board of Elections Sept. 20 did not contain enough signatures to put the issue of a territory transfer to West Geauga Schools in front of district voters in March 2020, said board Director Pete Zeigler Sept. 23. The elections board will meet Sept. 26 and declare an insufficient number of signatures were received, he said. The Ohio Revised Code required 1,335 valid signatures and only 1,074 were counted, he said. For the referendum to be placed on the ballot, the Ohio Revised Code requires the petition have a number of valid signatures adding up to 50 percent-plus-one of voters who voted in the last general election, Zeigler said. “It’s a very high threshold,” he said. Since the referendum failed, the process of territory transfer of Newbury Schools to West Geauga School District will proceed as scheduled and students from Newbury Township will attend the West G schools beginning in August 2020. A grass-roots group of Newbury Township voters started a campaign mid-summer claiming three school board members had lied when they See Newbury • Page 6
Practically on the eve of his 100th birthday, Tony Roman was practicing his fast pitch. Well, maybe not fast, but he spent a few hours in his backyard in Chester Township throwing a baseball at an old rug hanging in his arbor, anticipating a once-in-alifetime experience. On Sept. 22, Roman threw out the first pitch at the Cleveland Indian’s game at Progressive Field, ending weeks of excitement that built up after he learned he would be honored as a veteran at the game. “I can throw the ball 35 to 40 feet,” said Roman, sitting in his home the week before the event. He learned the game growing up in Medina, played ball on a U.S. Navy team in Hawaii during World War II and watched his son play Little League and his daughter play softball half a century ago. “I’ve been an Indians fan all my life,” Roman said. At 99, his memory is un-impaired. “I saw Babe Ruth play baseball at League Park (in Cleveland),” Roman recalled. He reeled off other famous Indians he has seen play — Earl Avril, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Bob Feller — and fondly recalls League Park’s right field fence. “I saw many a ball go over that fence,” he said, adding he remembers when it was possible to collect the homerun balls on Lexington Avenue.
Chester resident and Cleveland Indians fan Tony Roman, who will be 100 Nov. 14, was honored by the Cleveland Indians as a veteran when he threw out the first ball at the Sept. 22 Indians game at Progressive Field.
The administration at the school he attended in Medina understood the importance of the great American game and bused students to Cleveland every year
to see a game in the 1930s, he said. When his children were growing, he took them to a few douSee Indians • Page 5
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Town Crier Medicare Enrollment Info Sessions Kiwanis Park Fundraiser Oct. 3 and 7, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 8, 11 a.m. to noon To help the community prepare for the Medicare annual open enrollment period, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, Paula Amicarelli, of Medicare Advisors of Ohio, is hosting information sessions at the Geauga West Library that are free and open to the public. Learn how to create a MyMedicare.gov online account and have general Medicare questions answered.
Protect Geauga Parks
Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Join Protect Geauga Parks for a Conservation Conversation at West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road, Russell Township. Steve Madewell, a conservationist and musician who has worked for four park districts, will present “The Intrinsic Value of Protected Public Open Spaces.” Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free. Refreshments will be provided. Questions? Contact Kathy Hanratty, president, at 440-285-3722 or email@example.com.
Free Fresh Produce
Oct. 5, 9-11 a.m. Newbury United Community Church is hosting a fresh produce giveaway at 14961 Auburn Road. Cleveland FoodBank provides the service to low income Geauga County residents. Please bring ID and bags.
Oct. 5, 5-7:30 p.m. Support the third annual fundraiser for the Kiwanis Park/Clay Eddy soccer and baseball fields used for Special Olympic events, rec council use and travel soccer in Chester Township. Profits will help pay for the fields’ upkeep. Dinner options include lobster, steak or clams with grilled chicken. Enjoy live music by The Big 5 Show. Colonial Beverage will be hosting wine tasting and the $45 meal ticket includes dinner, sides and all beverages For more information, visit eddyfruitfarm.com or call the farm at 440-729-7842.
Fall Event Benefits Cat Sanctuary
Oct. 6, 1:30-4:30 p.m. “A Purr-Fect Autumn Afternoon” will benefit the non-profit, no-kill Happy Tails Cat Sanctuary. The fundraiser will be held at the Cana Winery, 10036 Wilson Mills Road, Munson Township. The event, featuring variety-filled food stations, a silent auction, 50-50 raffle and cash bar, is $45 per person. For reservations, call or text Doreen at 440-759-0076, send an email to HappyTailsCatSanctuary@gmail.com, utilize PayPal or send a check or money order made out to Happy Tails Cat Sanctuary to P.O. Box 581, Chesterland, OH 44026. Tickets will be held at the door.
Blessing of Animals and Memorial Service
Oct. 6, 2 p.m. DeJohn Pet Services is hosting its annual
blessing of animals and memorial service at the DeJohn Pet Services on the campus of DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Homes, 28890 Chardon Road in Willoughby Hills. The outdoor, ecumenical service is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to bring their pet for a blessing and/or photos or token of a deceased pet to be used in the memorial service. Private blessings are available upon request. RSVP online at www.DeJohnPetServices. com or call 216-658-9010.
Geauga Benefit Auction
Oct. 12, 9 a.m. The 19th annual benefit auction for D.D.C. Clinic - Center for Special Needs Children will be held at the Buster Miller farm, 17719 Newcomb Road, Middlefield. Breakfast starts at 5:30 a.m.; the auction begins at 9 a.m. Lunch begins at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy the fun of a live Amish auction along with a silent auction and raffle prizes, train rides and more. To donate items for the auction, contact Patti at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 440-6321668.
Rummage And Bake Sale
Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ledgewood Christian Church Youth Ministry is holding its annual rummage and bake sale at Ledgewood Christian Church, 8261 Kinsman Road in Russell Township. Proceeds support the church’s youth programs and the Cleveland Christian Home. Questions? Call June Angle, 440-5645912.
Flying Club Hosts Swap Meet
Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Geauga Radio Controlaires is hosting the eighth annual Jim Gardner Memorial RC Model Swap Meet in the school gymnasium at Willo-Hill Baptist Church, 4200 state Route 306, Willoughby. Seventy-seven exhibitor tables of radio controlled planes, helicopters, drones, cars, boats, radios, tools and accessories will be displayed for sale, barter and trade by regional modelers. There will be an auction of new planes and equipment at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $5. Youth 11 and under are free. Hot food will be available. Parking is free. Proceeds support the club’s RC flying education programs and maintenance of its flying field in Burton. For information, visit www.GeaugaRC. com or call Tim at 440-785-9519 or TKearns4@aol.com.
Apple Butter Festival
Oct. 12 and 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The annual Apple Butter Festival returns to the grounds of Century Village Museum in Burton. In addition to the making of the Society’s own apple butter products in copper kettles, there will be music, vendors, food and family fun. For more information, call 440-834-1492 or visit centuryvillagemuseum.org. See Town Crier • Page 3
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Live Yes! Connect Group
Oct. 14, 6-7:30 p.m. Arthritis Foundation sponsors peer-led, local support group meetings for adults living with any type of arthritis at West Geauga Library, 12455 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township. The topic of October’s meeting is CBD oil. Register online at connectgroups. arthritis.org.
Creations Boutique Sale
Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Children’s Guild of Cleveland is hosting its 75th annual Creations Boutique at Dino’s at Cleveland Metroparks Acacia Reservation, 26899 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst. Admission is $5 at the door. All proceeds benefit selected Cleveland children’s nonprofit organizations. For more information, call 440-543-3254.
CV Herb Society Meets
Oct. 18, 12:30 p.m. The floral experts at Breezewood Gardens will conduct a workshop to make dried fall flower/plant centerpieces at the next meeting of the Chagrin Valley Herb Society at Breezewood, 17600 Chillicothe Road. Materials fee is $25. Bring a mug for cider. To participate, RSVP to Chagrinvalleyherbsociety@gmail.com by Oct. 15.
Rescue Mission Oktoberfest
Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m. Parkman Congregational Church is hosting its monthly fundraising dinner for the
Geauga Faith Rescue Mission at the church located at 18265 Madison Road, Middlefield. October’s dinner features brats, pierogies and sauerkraut. Donation is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors over 65, $6 for children 5-10. Free to children under 5. Carryout is available.
American Legion Council Breakfast
Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The American Legion Atwood-Mauck Post 459 on Goodwin Street in Burton is hosting its annual Geauga County Council fundraiser breakfast. The public is welcome. For information, call Skip at 440-834-1191.
K.I.D. Cancer Chinese Auction
Oct. 22, 3 p.m. The Kayla Irene Daniels (K.I.D.) Cure for Cancer Foundation will host its 11th annual Chinese auction at Mespo Expo Center located at the 4300 Kinsman Road in Mesopotamia. Hundreds of items are up for bid, with hot turkey dinners provided by Mepso Catering. Drawings start at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.KidCancerFoundation.org or call 330-889-9600 or 330-889-0006.
Perennial Gardeners Meet
Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. Paul Pira, Geauga Park District biologist, will present “Planting and Managing Meadows/Wetlands for Wildlife” at the next meeting of Perennial Gardeners of Chesterland at West Geauga Middle School, 8615 Cedar Road. Meetings are open to the public. Membership in The Perennial Gardeners of Chesterland is open to Geauga County residents. For information, contact Gwenn at 440-804-4167 or email@example.com
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Senior Health Fair Ramps Up Offerings Oct. 7 By Cassandra Shofar firstname.lastname@example.org
Older adults can not only enjoy a plethora of information to bolster their golden years at the Senior Health and Wellness Fair Oct. 7, but they will have access to free mini massages to boot. The fifth annual one-stop-shop event, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the Geauga Family YMCA gymnasium, 12460 Bass Lake Road in Munson Township, is free and open to the public, including non-YMCA members. “My job as the active older adult coordinator here at the Geauga Y is to design programming to keep seniors active and healthy,” said Diane Gorom. “This health fair is one way I can do that. This is our fifth year for the fair and it just keeps growing. We are thrilled to be able to have 37 vendors this year — our largest group yet.” Seniors will have access to free health screenings and the opportunity to “discover and learn new things,” Gorom said. “My partners in this venture are Dawn Damante, senior outreach coordinator from University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, and Annette Smith, owner of FirstLight Homecare,” she added. Louis Delembo, 85, of Munson Township, visited the fair last year and said he looks forward to attending again this year to see some
of the additional vendors. “I enjoyed the health fair last year,” he said. “I received free information and gifts and even got a mini neck massage.” Ruth Craddock, 74, of Chester Township, added, “Each year it gets bigger and better. The vendors who are there are very interesting and helpful.” Smith said when she, Damante and Gorom first started organizing the senior health fair, they had hoped to educate the community on local resources that focus on wellness in the aging community. They wanted to connect people to “the businesses in our own backyard that can make the next chapters of life productive, engaging and active,” she said. “I think we have succeeded with the vendors who have committed to this event,” Smith added. “I’m excited to see this year’s event unfold.” Damante said the health fair provides education for the aging community with an overall goal in keeping older adults healthy, active and socially engaged. “This event shouldn’t be missed,” she said. “We will provide information on our support groups, upcoming events and programs, as well as (give people) the opportunity to sign up for the Age Well Be Well Club. UH See Health • Page 7
Linda Sage, with DoTerra Essential Oils, explains the benefits of some her products during last year’s Senior Health and Wellness Fair at the Geauga YCMA.
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ble-headers but, these days, he finds it easier to follow the action sitting in his living room and watching the games on television “Sitting in right field, you can’t see the ball until someone goes to catch it,” Roman said. But the idea of walking out onto the diamond and pitching the first ball Sunday sparked his enthusiasm and that of about 30 friends and family members, including his wife, Shirley, who planned to cheer him on at Progressive Field. That enthusiasm extends to people who know Roman in the Young of Heart seniors group at St. Anselm Church in Chester Township. The event was the brainstorm of his stepson, Steve Sabovik, who heard in the spring from a relative the Indians were planning to honor veterans by asking one to do throw the first pitch Sept. 22. “I didn’t think it would happen,” said Steve, who submitted a letter to the Indians about his father’s service in WWII and the Korean War, where he was a 1st class torpedoman and a diver with the submarine fleet, respectively, as well as his love of the Cleveland baseball team. “They’ve been great — so accommodating,” Roman said about the Indians staff. Roman, who will turn 100 on Nov. 14, was wearing an Indians jersey with “ROMAN” and “100” on the back, Sabovik said. His background is littered with Indians connections. Every now and then, Roman would run into Bob Feller at the barbershop or the hardware store, he said.
In fact, Chardon attorney Larry Dolan from whom Roman receives legal advice, is owner of the Cleveland Indians and tells a good story. “He’s been a speaker at our club and our church. He’s very humorous. I could listen to him all day long,” Roman said. “He’s a regular Joe.” When Steve and his wife, Diane Sabovik, told him he would be honored Sunday, Roman went to work carving a walking stick featuring the now vanquished Chief Wahoo. About a foot of the length of the stick is painted white, just in case Roman can inveigle a few team members to sign it. “I’m told autographs are hard to get,” he said, but hope glittered in his eye. As he stood about half-way to the pitcher’s mound Sept. 22, with his great-grandchildren from Chicago yelling from the stands, Roman wasn’t worrying about his age. He concentrated on getting the ball across the plate at home base. Sept. 23, he described the day as “fantastic” and, although he didn’t get to meet any of the team, he appreciated all the consideration, sitting right behind the Indians’ dugout, and the standing ovation when he was on the field. “I pitched a no-hitter,” he said, laughing. “I threw the ball out and no one hit it.” So many people wanted to shake his hand afterward and thank him for his service that he missed most of the game, Roman said, adding he enjoyed the day. “It’s amazing. I don’t think of myself as 100,” he said, looking back on the centuries of baseball he has enjoyed. “I have enough people reminding me.” To see the video of Roman’s pitch, visit this story online at www.GeaugaMapleLeaf. com for a link.
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Malak Achieves Eagle Scout Submitted Owen Malak were awarded Boy Scouts’ highest honor of the rank of Eagle Scout on June 16. Owen started on his trail to Eagle when he became a Cub Scout in Pack 193 in 2007. He earned Cub Scouts’ highest award, the Arrow of Light, before crossing over to Boy Scouts in 2012 where he has been an active member of Troop 193. He has held the leadership positions of librarian, quartermaster, patrol leader, senior patrol leader and junior assistant Scoutmaster. He recently completed a five day hiking and canoeing trek to the Northern Tier High Adventure Base in Ely, Minn., with several other members of his troop. Owen’s service project included recruiting and organizing his fellow scouts to rehab the player benches at Clay Eddy Kiwanis Field. The benches were made ADA compliant. He also leveled the fan bleachers and tidied up the flowerbed including new edge boards. Owen estimated the project, secured all the materials, including donated items, and spent more than 350 hours to complete the project. He has earned 26 merit badges and continues to be an active member of his troop,
Owen Malak sits on one of the player benches he rehabilitated at Clay Eddy Kiwanis Field as part of his Eagle Scout project.
where he currently holds the rank of junior assistant Scoutmaster. He will become an assistant Scoutmaster on his 18th birthday. Owen will graduate from West Geauga High School in June. He is undecided about his plans after high school and is still exploring many different options. He intends to continue mentoring the younger boys in his Troop. Owen was recognized for his achievements at his Court of Honor held Sept. 22.
Letters to the Editor Why So Long? Did you happen to see a sampling of candidates and issues for the Nov. 5 ballot in the Chesterland News a few weeks back? Did you notice the Geauga Park District wants their renewal for 20 years? Did you also notice the revised wording on the Metzenbaum Center renewal? It reads, “… passage being sought for a continuing period of time.” Does passage mean permanent? These highly paid bureaucrats are taking advantage of compassionate voters and expect us not to read the entire description
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said, before being elected, that they wanted to residents to vote on their school being absorbed by West G or Berkshire School District. Since taking office the board members learned the issue legally cannot be put before the voters and the school board had to make the decisions. The petitions from the grass-roots organization were handed in to the Geauga County Educational Services Center on Sept. 19 and no additional names were submitted after the petitions were received that day, according to GCESC Director Jennifer Felker. The petitions were delivered to the board of elections Sept. 20, and, when the signatures were counted, it was decided not to verify each one, Zeigler said. “There was no reason to do a verification when there was no way they could meet the numbers,” he said. The GCESC started the 30-day countdown when the petitioners filed Aug. 20. About 30 referendum supporters worked to collect enough signatures in the allotted time, with signs supporting the referendum and urging people to sign the petition in
let alone understand their true meanings. Therefore, what is the ultimate goal here? To silence any opposing vote in the future? Deny your constitutional right to vote on issues impacting your taxes? Or, to guarantee their unfettered access to your wallet? Make no mistake. These two levies are not about the protecting the environment or helping the needy. It’s about power and control over you as a taxpayer. What levies will the county target next? Suzanne Kral Chester Township yards throughout the district. One of the group’s leaders, Jessica Alldredge, had petitions available for signature in front of her business on Kinsman Road. On the Geauga Maple Leaf Facebook page Sept. 20, she said the group understands the limits of their petition. “…Per our legal counsel, we are not allowed to ‘add’ to this petition. The way the ORC is written for this case, we are not allowed an extension or additions. “I’m super proud of the signatures we did collect and the efforts we all put in. We got over 1,000 signatures. There were people thinking we couldn’t get more than 200. We did an amazing job. “To use the analogy, we weren’t able to score the touchdown ... but I feel our march down the field was impressive,” she wrote. Newbury Township resident Dave Lair, who is running for Newbury Schools Board of Education in November, said he understands the community’s concerns but, financially speaking, there are limited options. “I applaud the passion of people who care so much about Newbury as an independent school district, as do I,” he said Monday. “I think now it is time for the community to come together and work with West (Geauga Schools) to make sure Newbury is served by a great school district in the future.”
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West G Displays District Art On Sept. 23, the West Geauga Board of Education recognized students whose artwork is displayed in the central office. The art pieces are displayed for several months for all that visit central office to view. New artwork is displayed on a quarterly basis. Art students are pictured with West Geauga Board of Education Members Dan Thoreson, Kathy Leavenworth, Ben Kotowski and Chet Ramey. SUBMITTED
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Geauga will provide health screenings, including cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, stroke risk assessments and balance screenings. We will also have an ‘Ask a Pharmacist’ table, as well as an ‘Ask a Doc’ table.” The year’s fair will welcome 11 new vendors, Gorom said. A sampling of vendors include: Living Well Massage & Bodywork, of Middlefield, which will be giving free mini massages and doing reflexology; Salty, of Chardon, which will offer information on the benefits of their salt caves; Achilles Running Shop, of Mentor, which will have a podiatry resident at the table to answer any foot-related questions; Clean Eatz, of Mentor, which will be providing information on their meal plan program and other food offerings; Verizon, which will
be providing tips and tricks on both Android and iPhone; and Mustard Seed Art Studio, of Chagrin Falls, which will be providing information on their upcoming classes. Dr. Cherie Lechner-Lunato, a chiropractor, will have samples of a liquid natural collagen HA matrix that improves joint mobility and provides youthful looking skin, Gorom said, adding she will also have information on functional medicine and other chiropractic benefits. Sages Apples Family Farm, of Chardon, donated 250 apples to give out; CCM Rental, of Chardon, is donating 20 tables to the event; and Heinen’s Grocery Store will once again be offering samples of their “superfood” snacks, she said. “I enjoyed the variety of vendors (last year) and look forward to this year’s health fair,” Rick Trivett, 68, of Russell Township, said. Call Gorom at 440-285-7543 for more information or with any questions.
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Girl Scouts Learn Detective Work
Girl Scout Junior Troop 70823 of Westwood Elementary School recently enjoyed an afternoon spending time with the Russell Township Police Department. The fifth-grade Scouts learned about fingerprinting while working to complete their Detective Badge.
Sunshine Shop to Award Grants Submitted The Geauga County Sunshine Shop Board is currently accepting grant requests from Geauga County Not-for-Profit organizations who serve individuals and families in crisis or in need. In operation for more than 30 years, the Sunshine Shop is governed by an eight-member board. The mission of The Sunshine Shop is to provide assistance to low income individuals and families residing in Geauga County. Funds are raised through The Sunshine Thrift Shop located at the Geauga County Fairgrounds by selling donated clothing and
household items. Grant requests should be a single page and include the organizationâ€™s contact information, purpose or mission, who the organization serves, what the grant money would be used for and the grant amount requested. Organizations applying which received a grant award in a previous year must also include information on how their grant was spent. Mail requests to: The Sunshine Shop Board, P.O. Box 917, Burton, OH 44021. Requests must be postmarked by Oct. 11. For more information, call Sara Shininger at 440-285-9141, ext. 1263.
Schools PGP Offers Scholarships Protect Geauga Parks has created the Bob McCullough Memorial Conservation Scholarship to assist Geauga County students who
are graduating in 2020 and plan to study the natural sciences. Three conservation scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded. Applications are due by 6 p.m. Oct. 6. Each scholarship recipient will be expected to attend the Heroes of Conservation reception on Nov. 10 to give a short acceptance speech. Questions? Email pgpscholarship@gmail. com by Oct. 4. For more information, visit ProtectGeaugaParks.us.
Community Meetings Chester Township: Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Zoning Commission; Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m., Planning Committee, Chesterland Innovation Center, 12628 Chillicothe Road, Unit D; Oct. 10, 6 p.m., Board of Trustees; Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Zoning Commission. All meetings are held at the Township Hall, 12701 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise noted. Russell Township: Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Board of Zoning Appeals; Oct. 16, 5:30 p.m., Board of Trustees. Meetings are held at the Fire-Rescue Station, 14810 Chillicothe Road, unless otherwise noted. West Geauga BOE: Oct. 14, 7 p.m., regular meeting, BOE Community Room, 8615 Cedar Road.
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Religion Jewish High Holy Days Observed
Tikvat Yisrael Messianic Jewish Synagogue is offering High Holy Day services to the public in its new location at 9319 Mayfield Road in Chester Township. For information, call 216-297-9929 or visit www.tikvatcleveland.org. Eve of Yom Kippur: Oct. 8, 7 p.m. (Kol Nidre) Yom Kippur Morning: Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m.
Neilah (break-fast): Oct. 9, 7 p.m. Eve of Sukkot: Oct. 13, 7 p.m. (Oneg following) Sukkot Morning: Oct. 14, 10:30 a.m. Sukkot 7th Day Hoshanah Rabbah and Eve of Shemini Atzeret: Oct. 20, 7 p.m. (Oneg following) 8th Day Shemini Atzeret: Oct. 21, 10:30 a.m. Simchat Torah: Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.
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Geauga Park District Sept. 8, 1-3 p.m. Join outdoor recreation specialist Trevor Wearstler for a four-mile hike along the beautiful and very popular Interurban Trail of The Rookery, while learning some cool facts about Geauga County nature along the way. Registration is not required. Bring water to stay hydrated.
ter for team check-in and final registration. Pick up maps, checklists and T-shirts – all free materials – as well as talk strategy with teammates and naturalists, and enjoy some light refreshments. Spend the next 24 hours birding. For challenge rules, visit www.clevelandaudubon.org. Then, on Saturday from 4-6:30 p.m., return to The West Woods to turn in the checklists for judging and enjoy hearty refreshments, awards and door prizes. Chagrin River Bird Quest check-in and checklist judging also takes place at the Novak Education Center in Aurora.
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For more information on these programs, contact the park district at 440-286-9516 or visit them online at www.geaugaparkdistrict.org.
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Sept. 11, 4-7 p.m. Don’t miss the final farm market of the season at The West Woods in Russell Township. In addition to vendors providing all kinds of locally made/grown items, the talented Rebecca Wohlever will provide ambient music and an onsite food truck will sell snack and dinner options. A complete list of vendors can be found the week of the market at http://bit.ly/gpdspecial.
Bird Tornadoes Hit Geauga
Witness the annual phenomenon of hundreds of chimney swifts swirling tornado-like, then plummeting into an old chimney en route to South America. The annual Chimney Swift Tornado Strikes Again viewing experiences take place on Sept. 11 at Berkshire High School in Burton and Sept. 13 at Punderson State Park’s Manor House parking lot, both from 7-8:30 p.m. Previous watches hosted by the park district have ranged from 200 to more than 900 birds observed joining together to rest up for the next leg of their journey to Peruvian wintering groups. All ages are welcome to stop by and catch the view. No registration is required.
Chagrin River Bird Quest Birding Challenge
Sept. 13-14 Geauga Park District encourages area residents to assemble a team and join in the 24-hour birding marathon. Begin by registering with the Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland at www.clevelandaudubon.org. Then, on Friday from 4-6 p.m., come into The West Woods Nature Cen-
Sept. 21 and 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Geauga Park District’s Ranger Department is offering an Ohio Hunter Education course at Big Creek Park’s Donald W. Meyer Center. Coursework will include hunter responsibility, firearms and ammunition, wildlife management, shooting, bowhunting, personal safety and survival and care of game. Registration is required at www.wildohio. com or 1-800-WILDLIFE. Participants of any age will be admitted, and while they need not have a current hunting license to attend, all must take a hunter education class and obtain a current hunting license in order to actually hunt. Information specific to hunting within Geauga Park District is available on the park district’s website.
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Wolverines bounce back with two big W’s
ey, I said! Hey back, the Wolverines answered! That was a rough first three weeks huh, fellas? Yes, yes it was, Triv! Agreed, just learn from it now because it’s not the last time public struggle and personal sacrifice will come calling! Leave it where it lays, gentlemen; leave it in the past and focus on your immediate future. WEEK FOUR question for ya Wolverine fans; you feel those feels? If not, you should cause that’s what a 45 – 0 route one night and a 25 – 13 dismantling another night feels like. It’s the feels you get when you find yourself on the right side of one-sided football games; it’s the peace a mind, feels. After starting their season 0 and 3 the Wolverines bounced themselves right back into things with back to back wins against Lakeside Ashtabula and Orange. Wins in their first two of seven CVC games breaths life and a certain energy back into what was a slow start to the season. In a night full of firsts, it was the first responders of Chester who took the center stage. Fire, police, and paramedics were on full display as Chesterland honored the other men and women in Blue; on behalf of us,
thank you all! Ironically it was also the first win of 2019, a win that came with a perfect amount of timing! Joseph Peterson capped off the Wolverines first drive with a, first lead of the season, touchdown from inside the ten; 7 – 0 Wolverines. Lakesides first possession led to their first, of several, punt attempts in the game. Inside their own fifteen a Wolverine got his paw on the ball leading to West G’s first blocked punt of the year that Levi VeVerka recovered for his first fumble recovery of the season. Trae Zimmerman scored immediately after giving the Wolverine’s a 14 - 0 lead. As quick as the scoring came, and it came quick, it was the hustle and flow of the defense that dominated this one-sided victory for the Wolverines. Luke Musser, Dillon Mikulski and Tory Stazzone played a game of keep away between opposing quarterback and receivers, so much so it led to young Tory’s first pick under the Friday Night Lights. Tory was a two-time first-time offender against Lakeside, once on defense and yes one on offense as well. QB Riley to Tory from seven yards out sealed and secured Stazzones first score of his varsity experience. As good as all eleven looked on defense
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it was senior Josh Moriarity who impressed the masses twenty rows up! Lakeside had about a half a shot of silencing this senior as he led his defense from sideline to sideline just before jumping an out route for his first pick and pick six of his varsity season; greatest play in football, Josh! Trae Zimmerman added two additional scores to his touchdown tally, a few back breaking runs, and some unchallenged quicks; can’t teach speed, or catch it, no way…. #TRUTH! WEEK FIVE football wise was like having week four look back at you in the mirror, only difference was the opponent’s uniform colors; from Green and Gold one week to Orange and Black the next. Either way or whatever colors the past two Friday nights belonged to the boys in West Geauga Blue. I’d also like to give a special shout out to your 2019 Homecoming Queen, Bella Burkhard and the rest of her court. Another beautiful night and atmosphere for this group of royalties. If not for Oranges two late in the fourth quarter scores the Wolverines were gearing up to seal the deal on back to back Friday Night shut outs! Play to the end boys, whistle to whistle, and lay the illusive goose egg whenever possible! Offensively the night, as it was the previous four weeks, was Trae Zimmermanns for the taking. Now I don’t how many yards young Trae accumulated in week five but let’s round it off somewhere around two hundred and add three more scores to his total. Just keep being you, kid! After missing the past two weeks with an injury senior Aiden Pitcock found his swagger again as he took a QB Riley pass across the goal line for his first score of his senior season. Welcome back Aiden, good chance your services will be rendered again in the future; better be! As explosive as Trae’s been offensively if not for the five up front it may all be for not. Sophomore’s Lucas Sadler and Luca Gasbarrino bring some youth to an O-Line anchored by seniors Harrison Gruber, Zach Slapnicker, and Tyler Moriarity. They’re the grunts, the ditch diggers, the boys asked to be men responsible for the wellbeing of their offensive mates. It’s a responsibility rarely asked for but always appreciated! Keep bat-
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tling boys, it’s going to get much more interesting with each week moving forward! Sparked by an elusive back of their own the Lions tried to find him a crease somewhere between the tackles but instead of the crease they found senior Louie Alesnick in waiting, all six foot – 275 pounds of him. It was a scrum of humanity between the tackles so the Lions tried to take their work outside attempting to turn a corner, but Jajuan Glover and Nate Meyers stretched the plays and strung it out giving Peter Cinelli time to attack the corner and make the play; great defense, fellas! Levi VeVerka and Dylan Baliker teamed up for nine tackle for losses and two sacks if you’re counting at home. Ok, so if you weren’t at either of these games then you definitely missed out on a first chance look into the future. I saw you Angelo and Burke, you too Hornyak and Purchase and Ranallo; saw you too, Danny Stew. All your names and all your numbers will get the call and your Friday Nights to shine will come; until then get better every day, every week, and every game! You got five games left and three of those five present enormous opportunities for you to stamp your ticket to the eleventh week! Stay focused, stay determined, and most of all stay hungry; the grinds just getting started! Listen fellas, amazing things can and do happen when you truly believe in yourselves and each other! Embrace the suck and grind it out, and if you’re willing to sacrifice your own comfort for a chance at the success you deserve, without guarantees, normal days an ordinary action become an afterthought! I know this because for starters it’s true, but more important than that I’ve looked sacrifice in the eye and watched as discomfort and suck took over a life; worked itself out though! Like Lakeside the week before the Lions of Orange were out gunned and out played from opening kick to final whistle, simple truth is you were just a lot better! When the clock struck double zero double zero at Howell Field the Wolverines found themselves 2-3 on the year and 2-0 in the CVC as Eagles, Tigers and Perry Pirates keep a watchful eye on you, the West Geauga Wolverines. Good luck! Play 100%... Live 100%... Be 100%...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Chesterland Historical Village Christmas Gathering
Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome to join Chesterland Historical Village’s annual Christmas Gathering boutique and tea held in the 1842 Tanner House. The event offers fine, unique gift items made in house, an opportunity to share tea and holiday pastries in the front parlour and tours of the restored 1842 home of Silas and Molly Tanner decorated in her holiday finery. The village is located on the corner of Caves and Mayfield roads in Chester Township. Call 440-729-7768 for more information.
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Chester Government Update The Chester Township Board of Trustees met at 6 p.m. Sept. 12. After the Pledge of Allegiance, a motion was passed to reimburse several residents on Barrington and Laurel roads, which were recently paved. In lieu of the township installing asphalt drives, which is typically part of the project, the residents chose to reinstall concrete aprons. The residents were reimbursed for only the amount of money that would have been spent on asphalt. During the meeting, Farmer in the Deli delivered bologna sandwiches for the board members and public in attendance. Trustees thank them for the kind and delicious gesture. In fire department business, the board accepted the resignation of another firefighter who has accepted a full-time position in another community. The board also approved $3,354 to purchase six, 100-foot sections of 5-inch fire hose to replace those that failed during required annual testing. Additionally, Fire Chief John Wargelin explained that with changes to national operating standards, hoses manufactured before 1987 should no longer be used. The township does have pre1987 hoses; an inventory will be taken and they will also need to be replaced in the near future. Chester Township’s Halloween Trick or Treat night was set for Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. A revised receipt policy defining the process for handling monies received at the township was also approved. Trustees thank Fiscal Officer Craig Richter for his work on the project. Chester Planning Committee (CPC) members Reena Kanner and Bud Kinney along with Chairman Anthony Nastasi were present for discussion as the trustees approved up to $17,000 to fund a public survey. The CPC has been developing the survey
questions and will select a college to finalize the questions, distribute the survey and analyze the responses. It is the first community survey in 17 years in Chester. Each household will receive a survey and residents are strongly encouraged to complete it. The community’s input is important to shaping the future of Chester. Please watch for additional updates to learn when the surveys will be mailed. The first invoice from Ronyak Paving for resurfacing on Laurel and Barrington roads was approved for payment at an amount of $392,047.13. Fiscal Officer Richter informed the board that Verizon is offering free upgrades to the township cell phones with no additional charges or changes in the service plan. Services Director Joe Fornaro mentioned the possibility of obtaining grant funding for stormwater/erosion control projects through membership in the Chagrin River Watershed Partners. Matching funds are typically required for projects that receive grant funding. No decisions were made as more research and discussion on the topic will be needed. The trustees, Mr. Fornaro and Mr. Richter entered into an executive session at the end of the meeting, and upon return, no actions were taken. The meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m. Submitted by Ken Radtke Jr., Chester Township Trustee
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Police Blotter The following is a sampling of the calls handled by the Chester Township Police Department Sept. 13-26, 2019. In total, the police department handled 290 calls during this period.
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ANIMAL PROBLEM Sept. 20 4:19 a.m., Camelot Drive. Caller states her dog got out of the house. She can hear him, but is unable to get to him. Resident’s 17-year-old dog was is distress along the power lines. Officers located the dog and freed it from the high grass and carried it back to its owner. Dog was not injured, just muddy and tired. CITIZEN ASSIST Sept. 14 5:56 p.m., Wyandot Road. A generator for the property on Vincent Drive kicked on and now there is water pouring down caller’s driveway. Made contact with Vincent Drive neighbor who stated they were draining the sump pump and couldn’t divert the water away from the caller’s house. Checked OK. CITIZEN DISPUTE Sept. 17 8:01 a.m., Westchester Trail. Female is on the lobby. She wants to report her nephew came over last night and was belligerent. Information taken from caller about her nephew showing up at the house and yelling at her. Report to follow. ODOR INVESTIGATION Sept. 13 9:34 p.m., Kenyon Drive. Brown out in the residence. Smell of smoke in the bedroom. Heard a boom. Fire department checked; it was due to a skunk. SUSPICIOUS Sept. 14 3:36 p.m., Caves Road. White SUV came flying down Cedar behind the mail truck. There is a male that exited the car and
is partially into the mail truck. Unknown what’s going on. SUV has left westbound on Cedar. Caller could not see any weapons from her point of view. Officers spoke with USPS person; checks OK. Friend gave her a water. Sept. 19 6:35 p.m., Chillicothe Road. Caller says there was a male that left two bags and walked through the gym and then left. That happened about half an hour ago. The bags are right next to his car on the driver’s side. Vehicle is in second or third row right in front of the school. She says there are a little bigger than lunch bags, with one that had a bit metal sticking out of it. Checks OK. Made contact with owner; object was a bee smoker. Sept. 26 6:06 p.m., West Geauga Plaza Drive. Caller says she received a strange phone call from a male that asked her to shave another female’s head. Caller thinks it may be human trafficking related because he asked a lot of strange questions. He kept repeating himself asking the same questions over and over, so the caller became concerned. Report taken on scam call. ••••• The following is a sampling of the calls handled by the Russell Township Police Department Sept. 11-23, 2019. In total, the police department handled 129 calls during this period. GENERAL ASSISTANCE Sept. 13 3:55 p.m., Fairmount Road. Woman came to the station seeking advice regarding her daughter. Mother stated she wants daughter to move out. Mother advised she would need to start an eviction process through Chardon Municipal Court. Mother advised she plans to start the process Sept. 16.
Senior News & Events West Geauga Senior Center
12650 West Geauga Plaza, Unit 4, Chester Township, 440-279-2163. Look, Lunch & Listen: Oct. 9, 12-1 p.m. Join at West Geauga Library for “Eddy Fruit Farm” with Mary Kay Eddy. Lunch is available if ordered in advance. Call the senior center to register. • Live Long & Learn: Oct. 10 and 17, 1:30-3 p.m. Register for a two part series covering the many species of birds common to the state of Ohio. Learn the call, habitat, best sighting spots, range and more of each bird. Over 100 species of birds including high quality photos will be presented. The program is free; donations are welcome.
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and volunteers will offer one on one reviews at Geauga Department on Aging, 470 Center St., Building 2 in Chardon. Appointments are available Oct. 15 through Dec. 5. Call 440-279-2130, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule an appointment. Bring one’s Medicare card and list of current medicines to the appointment.
Young of Heart
Oct. 4, 11:30 a.m. St. Anselm Young of Heart will meet at the parish center. Bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert and coffee will be provided. Entertainment will be provided by the Geauga Sweet Strings, a dulcimer group from the Chardon Senior Center. A trip is planned for Oct. 28 and 29 to Ohio Amish country. The group will stay at the Berlin Encore Hotel and attend a tribute show to Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash at the Amish Country Theater. Dinner will be at the Berlin Farmstead Restaurant. There will be a special mystery stop, as well as Guggisberg Cheese Factory, Hershberger’s Farm & Bakery and more. Cost is $205 per person, or $211 for nonmembers. Call Nancy at 440-7299684 for reservations.
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Girl Scout Service Unit 773 donated a “Buddy Bench” to Lindsey Elementary School. The bench is designed to give students a place to go to find someone to play with on the playground. Designated students will then join the student on the bench or encourage him/her to join groups of other students.
Marching Band Performs at OSU
The West Geauga Marching Band traveled to Columbus this weekend to perform with The Ohio State Marching Band at the Skull Session. Conductors Mr. Branch and Mrs. DiSapri were able to create this opportunity for the students during the OSU versus Miami of Ohio football game. Mr. Branch was a member of the OSU Marching Band and Mrs. DiSapri was a member of the Miami Marching Band.
Laps for Lindsey
On Sept. 20, students and staff at Lindsey Elementary School conducted the annual Laps for Lindsey fundraiser. This year, they raised approximately $17,500 to benefit the students. The students and staff participated in the walk and several fun activities with the support of the Lindsey PTO.
During Laps for Lindsey, Superintendent Richard Markwardt visits with several students after they found a praying mantis, which they took to a safe location for protection.
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Students Brendan Pattison, Maddox Schaffer, Joey Tanno and Trian Hinds have fun celebrating Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival in Mrs. Wuâ€™s class.
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
Students in Mrs. Wuâ€™s classes wore traditional costumes representing different Chinese ethnic groups. The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is this time of year, so students also tried some Chinese moon cakes, which are favorites at the festival.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Arts & Entertainment Burton Art Show
Oct. 2-13 The 36th annual Burton Art Show features the work of artists from Geauga, Lake and Portage counties. Visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite art piece for the Popular Choice Award. The free event is open to the public Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 13 only, 1-4:30 p.m. The library is located at 14588 W. Park St. in Burton. For information, call the library at 440-834-4466 or visit burtonlibrary.org.
Fairmount Spanish Dance
Oct. 13, 3-5 p.m. Fairmount Center for the Arts (FCA) presents Fiesta de Baile, an afternoon of Spanish dance, music and tapas at the center located at 8400 Fairmount Road, Russell Township. The special event celebrates Libby Lubinger, Spanish dance artistic director
at Fairmount. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased by calling 440-338-3171. Proceeds support the launch of the Libby Lubinger Scholarship Fund.
Benefit Choir Recruiting Voices
The Good Tidings Benefit Choir is recruiting voices for the 30th annual free holiday concert for the Geauga Hunger Task Force. Practices start Oct. 13 for the first section on Handel’s “Messiah” plus other seasonal music at the Sisters of Notre Dame Chapel, 13000 Auburn Road in Munson Township, and will be held Sundays from 2-4 p.m. The choir is open to high school students and older. Bring a copy of the score or there will be copies available for approximately $8. Solo auditions will take place during the practices. The Christmas programs are Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. For information, email Susan Juhasz at email@example.com.
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How Stretching Benefits Your Body By Dr. Adam M. Cramer, PT, DPT One of the simplest, most effective things you can do to keep your body in good working order and stay mobile as the years pass is to stretch regularly. Making time at least twice a week to stretch each major muscle groups is how to maintain mobility and prevent injury. Stretching is actually the key to reduce pain and soreness in a muscle or joint. Stretching so beneficial because of all the good things it does for your body. For example: • It increases blood flow and Cramer oxygenation of muscles and joints. • It improves the range of motion of your joints. • It helps you move about more freely and easily, regardless of what age you are. • It protects you from injury by enhancing muscle contraction. The American College of Sports Medicine indicates to spend at least 60 seconds on each stretching exercise. It is a gentle and slow exercise. You may be uncomfortable initially when you start stretching but it gets easier the more you do it regularly.
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Stretching is a natural stress reliever as well and encourages you to think more positively. When you are stressed, think about
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how your muscles contract, adding to your tenseness. When you stretch, you release this pent-up stress in your body and in turn, your mind feels less burdened.
Specific health benefits researched
The health benefits have been well chronicled for some time, but there are other good effects that we have only gotten to know more about in the last few years as more research has accumulated on the impact of stretching on the body. A 2007 study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine revealed that women with fibromyalgia may experience significantly improved daily function and fewer symptoms after taking part in a stretching program. I see a number of clients suffering from this condition which causes them to experience debilitating chronic pain throughout their bodies. They are placed on a specific evidence-based program where they learn to manage their symptoms naturally.
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Schedule an appointment to consult with a Doctor of physical therapy and ask for an assessment and then a prescribed program of stretches. This will ensure that what you start with is safe and designed specifically for your body. Doing it right, and gearing your specific stretches to accommodate the specific needs of your body and level of mobility is important. Dr. Adam M. Cramer, PT, DPT, is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy, stretching specialist and owner of MyoFit Clinic in Chardon and Middlefield, Ohio. 440.286.1007 or 440-6321007. References available at MyoFitClinic.com
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Geauga West Library 13455 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township, 440-729-4250
Oct. 3, 11 a.m. Children ages 3-5 will engage with art, stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs. The theme is “What to do with a leaf.”
Introduction to Pinterest
Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Learn how to navigate the free social network and use it for upcoming projects or hobbies. Participant should be comfortable using a computer and have basic internet searching skills.
Introduction to PowerPoint
Oct. 5, 2-4 p.m. Learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint. Must have basic computer knowledge
4th and 5th Grade Book Club
Oct. 7, 4:30 p.m. Join for pizza and a fun-filled book discussion of of “Ban This Book” by Alan Gratz. Pick up a copy of “The Doughnut Fix” by Jessica Jarowitz at the information desk starting Oct. 7, then come to the library on Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m. for pizza and a fun-filled book discussion.
Stephen King’s Colorado
Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Join Ed Rossman on a scenic, interactive tour of King’s Colorado, the backdrop for novels “The Shining,” “The Stand” and “Misery.”
Oct. 9, 10 a.m. Children in grades PreK -2 will have fun with Mo Willem’s favorite friends - Elephant, Piggie and Pigeon.
Look, Lunch and Listen
Oct. 9 and 16, noon The Geauga West Friends of the Library will present its annual “Look, Lunch and Listen.” Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch and enjoy complimentary beverages and dessert while listening to engaging speakers on a variety of topics. No registration is necessary. Oct. 9: Mary Kay Eddy presents “Eddy Fruit Farm.” Oct. 16: Dr. Molly Sergi presents “Youngstown Tune Up & Other Mafia Vices: Bobby Kennedy Takes on Organized Crime.”
Women and Wealth
Oct. 9, noon and 7 p.m. Learn how to stick to a professional investment plan and the actions necessary to implement and monitor an investment plan. Presented by Wells Fargo Advisors. Enjoy lunch at the noon program and heavy appetizers at the evening program.
Hitchcock Movie Series
Oct. 9 and 16, 3-5 p.m. Prepare for Halloween with a Hitchcock movie. No registration required.
Sit and Knit
Oct. 10, 10-11:30 a.m. Join other knitters in conversation while knitting one’s current project. Supplies not included. No registration required.
Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m. Join for Reiki share and improve one’s skills. Facilitated by Reiki master teacher.
All Aboard the Maple Leaf Route
Oct. 12, 1 p.m. Join author Dan Rager as he discusses his book “All Aboard the Maple Leaf Route Vol. 2.”
Oct. 13, 1:15-3 p.m. Use supplies found in the home to make cards for Halloween and other occasions. Bring scissors, double-sided tape and an old top in case of stains. Latex gloves provided.
Estate Planning Basics
Oct. 15, 7 p.m. Learn five key estate planning documents, the people one needs to identify, and steps to take to establish an estate plan. Presented by Wells Fargo Advisors and The Wheelock Law Firm. Heavy appetizers will be served.
Wine, Women and Wheels
Oct. 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Held off-site at Highway Garage and Auto Body, 8410 E Washington St., Chagrin Falls, learn how to maintain tires, follow the proper maintenance schedule, navigate insurance after a collision and handle a breakdown on the road.
Oct. 15, 7 - 8:30 p.m. In Level 2 Beyond the Brew, learn about flavoring in a second fermentation and using the brew beyond the beverage. Take home a bottle of infused kombucha vinegar and detailed guide. Materials fee is $10.
Avoiding Mistakes in Retirement
Oct. 16, noon Identify and avoid eight mistakes when saving for retirement. Presented by Wells Fargo Advisors. Lunch at noon program.
Oct. 16, 4 p.m. Youth in grades K-5 may join for stories, exciting experiments, crafts and more.
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Classifieds FREE World Book Encyclopedia, 3’x7’ beige speckled granite countertop $150, parts cleaning tank with cleaner and cleaning solution $75. 440-548-5801.
AUTOS & PARTS Cash for Junk Vehicles: running or not, classics/big trucks/etc., free removal, call/text Zac 440-679-7293.
For Sale: 2007 Ford F150 4wd with cap, mechanically A-1. Make an offer. 440-5540331.
If you need to have a moving sale, estate sale or garage sale, call Kathy Willis at 440-840-3226 for assistance. Experienced. References available. We are now doing partial estate buyouts.
Mechanics Special: 1996 Saturn 4-door, runs well but needs some work, very low mileage, $750, call 440-382-8639.
CHESTERLAND Friday & Saturday October 4 & 5, 9am - 3pm. Bunk beds, furniture, Barbie Dollhouse, tools, collectible plates, beer cans, toys bikes, pet items, mucg mor3. 7366 Cedarcrest.
FOR RENT AUBURN TWP: Studio Apt for Rent, country setting, heat, trash & hi def tv included, No Pets, No Smoking, $670/ month. Lou 440-336-3537. Chesterland: 2-bed apartment for rent County Line Rd., private family setting, No dogs, No Smoking. Call 440-423-4653.
FOR SALE 30 FT Wood Extension Ladder, Highest Grade, In Great Condition, First $50 Takes It. 440-548-2414 Ranch hand bumper, legend series off of 2017 Chevrolet $500. Storage space for trailer boat etc. 440-829-1856.
Woodworkers: Free hardwood. Oak, Walnut, Hickory, & Maple. Small to medium size ideal for small to medium size projects, 440-338-3039. Coleman Gas pressure washer, 1600psi, $100. 440-729-1767.
NEWBURY: Furniture, go-karts, kitchen supplies, tools, wall art, air conditioner units (newer), and much more. Saturday 9/28, & 10/5 9:00-3:00, Sunday 9/29 & 10/6 9:00-3:00. Big Blue Barn 14387 Bass Lake Rd.
Two medium-class, aluminum 225-lb. Werner ladders, 36 foot and 24 foot, in good condition. Best offer. Call Karl 440812-3392.
PETS & ANIMALS Mittens & Bolt, 3 month old polydactyl kittens need indoor home. Call Rebecca 440-321-2485.
REAL ESTATE Duplex: 4br/2bath up, townhouse style, basement, garage, big yard, Parkman Village, currently rented. Home or investment, $143,000, Craigslist, Zillow, 440-548-8087.
SERVICES Joe Eicher doing roofing, siding, remodeling, cleanout houses, we do most anything, Call between 8am and 4pm, 440813-4272. No answer, leave message.
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Help Wanted Tutor needed in Burton, must be Ohio Department of Education licensed. Prefer Intervention Specialist. Daytime hours (9/hrs. week), High School subjects. Licensed Tutor $22/hr. Intervention Specialist $24/hr. KimberlyP@northcoasted.com. Small gardening company hiring part/ full time position includes weeding, planting, mulching, and some lawn cut-
ting. Must have good customer relations, reliable transportation. Flexible scheduling to 40 hours per week. Experience preferred. Winter work available. Call (440) 759-4380. RESTAURANT: Restaurant in Bainbridge looking for help. Pantry Cook, Part Time Dishwasher, Full Time Hostess and a Part Time Server. Call John 216-645-2946.
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Classifieds Owen Mullets Painting, interior and exterior, also staining/varnishing trim and doors, experienced 440-632-9663 or 440-313-2110 leave message. Will grind small tree stumps, $40 each, call Robert 440-286-5065 or 440-520-6573. John’s Plumbing: Affordable and reliable. Water heaters, toilets, faucets, drain cleaning, gas lines, sump pumps, well tanks. 440-285-0800. Offering special discounts for interior and exterior painting and staining this season. 20 years experience. Professional and insured. Call Dan, 440-342-4552. School child advocate: Retired teacher/ School Counselor available anytime for assistance with school conferences and IEPs at school. Dave 440-487-0829.
WANTED TO BUY Vintage Stanley Bailey and other woodworking planes, also buying hand and machinist tools. Call Karl at 440-812-3392.
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