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Macedonia

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Magazine & Community Guide

This is an Image Builders Marketing Inc.™ Trademark Publication created and produced for the City of Macedonia, Ohio. Donald J. Kuchta, Mayor Copyright © 2014, All rights reserved. Image Builders Marketing, Inc. 9780 Beechwood Dr., North Royalton, Ohio 44133 440-346-4482 www.ImageBuildersMarketing.us Additional copies are available at participating sponsors or at the Macedonia Municipal Offices 9691 Valley View Rd., Macedonia, Ohio 44056 330-468-8300 View the book online at: www.macedonia.oh.us or www.imagebuildersmarketing.us under the magazines tab To advertise in the next edition, call 440-346-4482 or email info@imagebuildersmarketing.us PUBLISHER Bernice P. Kaldy Photo: Andrew Jordan

Business Manager Mary Dodge

CONTENTS

Art Director/Project Manager Tammy Spear

3 From the Mayor 4 City Overview 6 Chamber of Commerce 7 Education 10 The Faces of Macedonia

Editor Laura Lakner

12 Health & Wellness 16 Homes & Real Estate 17 Community Information 18 Macedonia Street Map 20 Dining Guide 21 Advertiser Index

Lead Graphic Designer Violet Sullivan Contributing Designers Judy Beveridge, Robert Garland, Gail Hartman Production Coordinator Jocelyn Georgiev Account Executives/Community Consultants Bernice Kaldy, Scott F.W. Hughes, Brenda Jumpa, Janine Mazzi, Pat Pell Contributing Writer Ken McEntee Photography Andrew Jordan Photography Information Technology Consultant David J. Kaldy

ON THE COVER: The Faces of Macedonia. See special section on page 10. First Row (left to right): Dr. Monique Cohn, Advanced Dermatology; Dr. Celena Roebuck, Superintendent, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center; Toni Deininger, Coordinator of Assisted Living & Memory Care, Summit Point; Sherry Foss, Director of Enrichment & Special Events, Summit Point; Lynn Dugan, Activities Assistant, Summit Point. Second Row: Jon Lucas, President, Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park; Tim Black, Fire Chief, City of Macedonia; Don Kuchta, Mayor, City of Macedonia; Jon Golden, Police Chief, City of Macedonia; Dr. Joe Clark, Superintendent of Nordonia Hills City School District. Cover Photo Location: Summit Point Retirement Community. Photographer: Andrew Jordan.

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Image Builders Marketing, Inc. would like to extend a special thank you to all of the business organizations and individuals who take an active and enthusiastic role in the Macedonia Magazine & Community Guide, especially our advertisers who provide the financial support to make this a successful community project. We hope that you enjoy the informative features contained in this publication and will keep it as a reference guide for community and advertiser information. Copyright © 2014 Image Builders Marketing, Inc. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any means without the written permission of the publisher. Advertisements and listings in this publication are provided as a public service. Image Builders Marketing, Inc. is not responsible for errors or omissions, and inclusion does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation. Image Builders Marketing, Inc. supports long term environmental sustainability and is committed to protecting and preserving the environment by using recycled paper and vegetable based inks whenever possible.


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Welcome to Macedonia! Welcome to the City of Macedonia and the many

new developments that add to the economic vitality of our great City. It is my pleasure to present to you the City’s first Community Guide, which showcases our bountiful amenities. The City and its improved infrastructure are paving the way for Macedonia to continue as a favored business location in Northeast Ohio. The service industries supporting our business community are also growing as many continue to upgrade their offerings. Macedonia was founded in 1824 as “The Corners” with the construction of a single log home. Today, Macedonia is a thriving community encompassing about 10 square miles, and is home to over 11,000 residents and over 400 businesses with a growth rate of 25% in 10 years. Macedonia has an outstanding Fire Safety Force boasting an ISO Fire Rating of ‘2’ (top 1% in U.S.) and an award-winning Police Force. Macedonia has preserved nearly 350 acres of parkland and green space. Longwood Park, which is one of Ohio’s largest city-owned parks, offers wooded paths, baseball and soccer

fields, picnic areas and shelters, and a scenic lake. The City is committed to keeping the momentum going. We hope you find the Macedonia Magazine & Community Guide useful. We thank each participating business for their generous sponsorship to assemble this informative publication. Please support them when you go out to dine, shop or are in need of services. Sincerely,

Donald J. Kuchta Mayor

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Macedonia... Location, Location, Location By Ken McEntee

Tesla Motor’s Supercharging Station in Macedonia

When Tesla Motors, manufacturer of the all-electric

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location was critical. The stations need to be strategically positioned to let Tesla owners travel conveniently and efficiently throughout America without losing power. “It may not have been a big deal to some people when Tesla choose Macedonia as a location for one of only 250 supercharging stations in the country, but it was very significant to me,” says Mayor Donald J. Kuchta. “It reinforced the importance of our location. And location is what economic development is all about.” That, and infrastructure, he adds. Macedonia’s recent growth, Kuchta insists, was launched by the elimination of transportation obstacles that strangled the town. “Ten years ago traffic was restricted by a 105-year-old railroad bridge over a two-lane Route 82 and a railroad crossing that carried as many as 100 trains a day across Highland Road,” the mayor recalls. “If you can imagine wearing your necktie too tight, that’s what it did to our city.” Today Route 82 has five lanes that carry traffic seamlessly under a new railroad bridge, and another bridge – completed last year - has replaced the grade crossing that once stopped traffic on Highland Road. “It has opened up the city, making it easier to get around,” he says. “That makes it convenient for our residents and better for our businesses.” The mayor notes that Macedonia is in a prime location – halfway between I-480 and the Ohio Turnpike, and halfway between Cleveland and Akron. It is, as the town’s motto suggests – “The Crossroads of Northeast Ohio.” This year, construction is scheduled to begin on the widening of I-271 to six lanes.


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Along with a revamped infrastructure that has drawn new business into town, Macedonia also boasts one of the lowest property tax rates in Summit County, Kuchta emphasizes. “Our property tax has been at 5.9 mills since 1962,” he says. “I don’t know what else you can find that hasn’t gone up since Kennedy was president. By drawing in new businesses, it maintains an income tax base that allows us to provide the services residents expect from a growing and thriving community.” Services include a Fire Department that is in the top 1 percent of the nation with an ISO Public Protection Classification of 2, the mayor says. “That means we offer top-class service – along with keeping our residents’ insurance premiums down,” he says. Along with the new business development, Macedonia also offers plenty of space for leisure and recreation. “At 325 acres, we have more parkland than most communities,” Kuchta says. “And our recreation center has every conceivable program imaginable. When I moved here 30 years ago you had to drive 20 miles to buy a pair of socks. Today we have all the amenities of a growing city in a convenient location from where you can go anywhere you need to go.”

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Nordonia Schools

Commitment to Quality Improvement Through Today’s Learning Target Summit County has seventeen different school

districts, all great in their own right. But as Superintendent of the Nordonia Schools, I believe we are the cream of the crop! Nordonia Schools have the second highest academic rating in the county, with the third lowest effective tax rate. When you send your sons and daughters to the Nordonia Schools, you can rest assured that they will graduate ready for college or a career, and you will get a fabulous bang for your buck. Nordonia High School graduates receive more than $6 million in scholarship money each year, and our students excel in the arts and athletics as well. We believe in educating the whole child, which means we provide a variety of athletic and extracurricular activities to help students develop character and

leadership skills in a fun and safe environment. Our successes are too numerous to list, but our band, choir, Science Olympiad, Future Problem Solvers, and athletic teams annually represent us at district, regional and state competition. At the root of it all, the Nordonia Schools are first and foremost a high-performing academic institution. Throughout the Nordonia Hills City Schools, three words are having a powerful impact on student learning and achievement: today’s learning target. Research shows that just like adults, children are more motivated and task-oriented if they understand what is expected of them. The classrooms of the district’s six schools are vibrant learning environments infused with a culture of differentiated instruction and real-time assessment to measure students’ progress. With a laser focus on learning, teachers provide a roadmap for the day’s concepts and expectations to their students at the beginning of class. In Professional Learning Communities across grade levels and content areas, Nordonia teachers and administrators engage in a carefully cultivated culture of collaborative planning and problem solving – all with an eye toward student achievement gains. Our teachers collaborate to analyze individual student assessment results and strategically plan and change their instructional practices. Using the collective expertise of their colleagues and the data as a guide, teachers are better able to ensure that all students, whether they are struggling, need more challenges or just need a little support to master the content or skill, will learn. Events at Nordonia Schools: (top) NHS members Polar Express, (bottom, left) Nordonia’s Academic Challenge team.

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Most of all, Nordonia Schools staff understand their great responsibility in helping boys and girls develop into young men and women who value learning and community. Nordonia students participate in countless hours of community service every year, and raise funds for a variety of worthy organizations. Students develop leadership skills through a variety of activities, and they work hard to create a school culture of inclusion. Nordonia’s high ratings and rankings do not happen by chance. They are the result of a continuous commitment to quality improvement and doing whatever it takes for all students. I invite you to visit our schools and see the wonderful things that are happening. Feel free to contact me at any time with questions or concerns, and follow me on twitter @DrJoeClark.

Nordonia Hills Branch Library

Your One-Stop Spot

Your community information center and a one-stop spot for educational, informational, and entertainment opportunities.

Nordonia Hills Branch Library 9458 Olde Eight Road Northfield, Ohio 44067-1952 (330) 467-8595 http://nordoniahillsbranch.akron library.org/ Akron-Summit County Public Library

The Nordonia Hills Branch Library is your community information center, providing individualized reference service and access to information distributed by community agencies and organizations. The library is also a free meeting place for hundreds of local non-profit groups. In addition, Nordonia Hills Branch Library staff provides educational support and outreach to the Nordonia Hills schools, local early childhood organizations, governmental units, and community service and social groups. Computers, WiFi, scanning, and faxing provide important technology tools needed for the citizen, job-seeker, parent, teacher, student, business person, and do-it-yourselfer. Regular and unique programming for all ages, often with a local focus or theme—local authors, attractions, and destinations, makes the library a one-stop spot for educational, informational, and entertainment opportunities. All of this, along with books, movies, and music ready for you to borrow, free of charge, awaits you at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library. w w w. m a c e d o n i a . o h . u s

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Cuyahoga Valley Career Center

Your College and Career Connection! Whether you are preparing to directly enter the workforce or heading to college, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center will equip you with the skills needed to thrive. CVCC works with the students, employers, and residents of the Macedonia community to promote career awareness and professional success. We understand the economic needs of your community and are collaborating with employers to meet those labour market demands. We recognize the growing need businesses have for skilled workers, and we are committed to provide training Dr. Celena Roebuck, opportunities that will help people find Superintendent

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successful careers. We offer high school and adult education programs across numerous career fields, including healthcare, manufacturing, and cosmetology, just to name a few. Our state-of-the-art facility provides the perfect setting to hone your skills or host your next business meeting. Ideally situated at the intersection of Brecksville and Wallings roads in Brecksville, CVCC is just a short drive away. Come see us at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center: Your College and Career Connection!


> Chamber of Commerce

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Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce

Promoting Our Members Established in 1982, the Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce, serving the communities of Macedonia, Northfield Village, Northfield Center, Sagamore Hills and Boston Heights, offers a wealth of benefits to members and residents. The mission then was to bring the area businesses together for support as the community began changing. It’s mission now is very similar – “To promote our members through education, leadership and communication between business, government and our community”. In 1995, this Chamber had only 50 members; today we hover around 300 members. That growth is not only because the business community has grown, but also because we are sensitive to the needs of our businesses and strive to offer them what they want and need to become successful. The NHCOC Health Insurance Marketplace and VIP Member-to-Member discounts can save an employer thousands of dollars a year. Event sponsorship opportunities enable all businesses, large and small, to promote their products and services. Building relationships is a priority at all networking functions. All things

being equal, we believe that people do business with people they know and trust. Laura Sparano, CEO Phone: 330-467-8956 www.nordoniahillschamber.org www.facebook.com/nordoniachamber Twitter—@nordoniachamber

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The Faces of

Macedonia First Row (left to right): Dr. Monique Cohn, Advanced Dermatology; Dr. Celena Roebuck, Superintendent, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center; Toni Deininger, Coordinator of Assisted Living & Memory Care, Summit Point; Sherry Foss, Director of Enrichment & Special Events, Summit Point; Lynn Dugan, Activities Assistant, Summit Point. Second Row: Jon Lucas, President, Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park; Tim Black, Fire Chief, City of Macedonia; Don Kuchta, Mayor, City of Macedonia; Jon Golden, Police Chief, City of Macedonia; Dr. Joe Clark, Superintendent of Nordonia Hills City School District. Cover Photo Location: Summit Point Retirement Community. Photographer: Andrew Jordan.

Discover the Difference at Summit Point bringing joy, smiles and laughter to residents every day

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ummit Point, a life-fulfilling retirement community in Macedonia is the place to be. At Summit Point, thoughtfully designed floor plans and myriad recreational and social opportunities keep their residents happy and active. The Macedonia, Ohio, Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community provides a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among residents and staff. The convenient location between Cleveland and Akron affords residents a plethora of shopping, dining, entertainment and medical options all within reach. With one- and two-bedroom floor plans boasting walk-in closets and spacious bathrooms for comfort, they also put a high priority on safety, with personal security systems and emergency call buttons in every apartment. Each day the activities department aims to please. There truly is something for everyone. Sherry Foss, Director of Enrichment & Special Events, Toni Deininger, Coordinator of Assisted Living & Memory Care and Lynn Dugan, Activities Assistant, keep the residents busy with a calendar filled with activities that enhance

body, mind and spirit. Residents can participate in exercise, Mind Fitness, Art Therapy, Drum Therapy and cooking class just to name a few. Happy hours are a highlight with featured cocktails and delicious appetizers. Each month a variety of speakers and entertainers provide the residents with informative programs and exciting fun. “Road Trips” are a hit with visits to area restaurants, shopping and the Rocksino. The lively activities department at Summit Point likes to say that “we are like a cruise ship, that just doesn’t sail.” Each day, their goal is to bring joy to the residents, make them smile and have laughter fill the room.

L to R: Sherry Foss, Director of Enrichment & Special Events; Lynn Dugan, Activities Assistant and Toni Deininger, Coordinator of Assisted Living & Memory Care

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Advanced Dermatology “CLINICALLY PROVEN TO WORK!”

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ince 1993, board certified dermatologist, Dr. Monique S. Cohn, has provided medical services for all conditions of the skin, hair and nails. With expertise in adult and pediatric dermatology, Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Center has become one of the most respected practices in the area. Dr. Cohn’s approach sets her apart. “I take a special interest in clearing problems quickly. With an accurate diagnosis and modern medicines, there is usually no reason to undergo prolonged treatments,” she says. Dr. Cohn is a recognized expert in the area of cosmetic procedures for sun damaged and aging skin. “I love providing Botox, Restylane and JuvéDerm,” she adds. Another extremely popular procedure that is safe and effective is laser hair removal, which Your results in no more shaving, plucking Photo from or waxing. In addition, Dr. Cohn offers medical grade VibraDermabrasion, cover photo high percentage chemical peels and shoot goes laser skin resurfacing. “We don’t do spa here treatments. Our cosmetic procedures are clinically proven to work and provide real results,” she emphasizes. Dr. Monique Cohn

on Lucas is a hard rocker from way back. He has nearly 30 years of leadership experience in the gaming industry, directing new property design, planning, and construction, as well as rebranding and turning around sluggish casinos. As the first President of Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, Lucas is responsible for positioning the Rocksino as the premier gaming and entertainment destination in Ohio. He’s ready. He successfully led the Rocksino’s $268 million construction and development project, a partnership between Brock Milstein, and Hard Rock International, forming Northfield Park Associates LLC. Now, his focus is on leadership of strategic operations planning, financial metrics, and daily operations. Lucas is passionate about contributing Your to the betterment of the community. Photo from Throughout his career, he held leadership cover photo positions on numerous nonprofit boards. Lucas was educated at the University of shoot goes Tennessee. He is a native of Philadelphia, here Pennsylvania and he currently resides in Solon, Ohio with his wife, Michelle.

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Choosing a Pediatrician By Susan Shah, MD, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Twinsburg

One of the hardest tasks parents face is selecting a pediatrician. It’s important to find a physician who not only is qualified to care for your child, but also one you feel comfortable with. Start by asking your friends, family and co-workers who they trust. You can also use a physician referral line, such as Ask Children’s (330-543-2000). Be sure to ask if your insurance plan requires you to see certain doctors. Once you have a list, set up interviews with the physicians, which most offer free of charge. Consider asking these questions: • What are your office hours? • What do I do about after-hours emergencies? • How quickly can I get my child in for a routine checkup or a sick visit? • Is this a group or solo practice? • Do you have a time set aside when parents can call with questions? • What is your philosophy of health care? • How do you take the whole family into consideration when treating a child?

Macedonia Senior Center Established 2013 Located at Macedonia City Center, 9691 Valley View Rd., the handicap accessible Center includes a community room, game room, kitchen and restrooms. Lunch is served twice weekly offering nutritional meals to senior members of our community at a super-low, affordable price. Since established, the participation group has tripled in size and word has spread across the community. Participants freely establish their own card games and mahjong games or simply stop in for a quiet place to read. The Center also offers movie theater days, Bingo days, birthday parties, podiatrist appointments, unlimited resources & contacts to local services & businesses. Participants enjoy snacks & beverages as well as pool table, media, televisions, wii & games. The coordinator keeps the calendar full of 12

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Also, pay attention to how the doctor interacts with you and your child. Check out the office as well. Are there toys and books for kids to play with? Is the atmosphere and office staff cheerful and inviting? Once you have chosen a physician, it is important to maintain good communication. Getting the most out of your healthcare dollars — and the best treatment for your child — requires effort on your part, as well as the doctor. Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics provides medical care to infants, children and teens at 23 offices throughout northern Ohio, including locations in Twinsburg, Solon and Hudson. Our experienced, board-certified pediatricians and nurse practitioners are dedicated to keeping your children healthy. Evening and Saturday appointments are available. Most insurance plans and Medicaid are accepted. akronchildrens.org

meaningful topics & activities that allows the group to be social & productive. Our goal for 2014 is to give back to the community through organizing activities such as toiletry collection drive for emergency management, and school supplies & Easter Baskets for family services. The City of Macedonia subsidizes this program and the Senior Coordinator doubles as Administrative Assistant for the Macedonia Fire Department. The Senior Center is open Monday - Friday, 10am-4pm. Please feel free to contact Cheryl Kuczma, Administrative Assistant ~ Senior Coordinator at 330-468-8300 ext 432 or email ckuczma@macedonia.oh.us


The expertise of Northeast Ohio’s largest pediatric healthcare provider ...

... close to your home. Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics provides medical care to infants, children and teens at 23 offices throughout Northeast Ohio. This includes our convenient locations in Twinsburg and Brecksville. Our experienced, board-certified providers are dedicated to keeping your children healthy. Evening and Saturday appointments are available, and most insurance plans and Medicaid are accepted. Call for your free parent interview or visit akronchildrens.org/twinsburg or akronchildrens.org/brecksville.

ACHP Brecksville | 7001 S. Edgerton Road, Suite 500 | Brecksville, OH 44141 | 440-526-4543 Carrie Bohenick, MD, FAAP; Mark Evans, MD, FAAP and Julie Tsirambidis, CNP, MSN ACHP Twinsburg | 8054 Darrow Road, Suite 3 | Twinsburg, OH 44087 | 330-425-3344 Kimberly Masterson, MD, FAAP; Lisa Light, DO and Susan Shah, MD, FAAP

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A Day in the Life of a Senior The Days of seniors just sitting in a rocking chair waiting for their family to visit and watching the world go by are over. Seniors today want to continue to be active, both physically and mentally, and studies support the claim that if you don’t use it, you lose it. The Archives of Internal Medicine published a study in 2009 which found seniors who were socially inactive experienced a physical decline of one-third the rate of those who remained socially active. At Summit Point we strive to keep our residents active both physically and mentally. Consider a day in the life of a resident. After a delicious and nutritious continental or hot breakfast, a resident may enjoy one of our exercise classes or work up a sweat in the gym. Once everyone’s blood is pumping there is mind fitness which may consist of riddles, puzzles or games that sharpen the mind. A resident may lunch in their apartment or in our restaurantstyle dining room after which the enrichment department plans

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a host of exciting social activities. This may include an outing, an art or craft lesson or a presentation in the theatre room. After a little break, residents may want to gather in the pub for happy hour before dinner. As always, dinner is the social highlight of the day where residents share news and events. Following dinner there is always a game or two of cards. Summit Point is all about friendship and fun. Our goal is to make each and every day fulfilling and exciting. Experience the difference that Summit Point can make in your life. To schedule a complimentary lunch and tour call 330-468-4200 today.


Keeping Your Skin Healthy for Life By Dr. Monique S. Cohn, Advanced Dermatology

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year over one million cases are diagnosed. The bad news is: skin cancer can be very dangerous and even deadly if untreated. The good news is: if detected and treated early, skin cancer is almost always curable. There are many ways to minimize the risk of developing skin cancer. Using sun screen during times of sun exposure and avoiding tanning beds are the best preventions. It is also extremely important to do regular skin self exams to detect new or changing growths. Here is how to inspect your body and what to look for: www.YourGreatSkin.com/spots.html Warning signs of cancer include sores that are slow to heal, sudden changes of existing moles, new moles that develop after

the age of 30, translucent growths with rolled edges, scaling pink or red growths, and dark streaks under the fingernails. Be sure and see a board certified dermatologist to evaluate any suspicious moles that exhibit any of these conditions. A complete professional exam will detect any cancerous or precancerous growths. Most are easy and painless to remove. And that’s great news!

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It’s a Great Time to Sell Your Home! SUMMIT COUNTY REAL ESTATE MARKET NEEDS LISTINGS - We are happy to report that overall,

the real estate market grew stronger in 2013. However, listings are down in many neighborhoods, resulting in an insufficient selection from which buyers can choose. Looking at the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) statistics locally, the number of residential sales in April 2014, compared to April 2013, reflects a 10.2% increase in the number of closed transactions. Looking at the new listing statistics for this same time period, the number of homes available for sale are down by 7.7%. If you have been considering selling, now is a great time to get your home on the market for the upcoming summer selling season! According to the National Association of REALTORS®, 89% of today’s buyers begin their home search on the internet. With this in mind, the quality of information conveyed on various real estate websites, plus the photos presented are essential to ensuring that your home is showcased well. It is most important that a seller use every available tool to enhance the on-line presence of their property in order to attract more buyers. Sellers need to know what questions to ask a potential listing agent. As noted, a strong on-line presence is critically important. Ask the agent to explain the ways your property will be enhanced and marketed on the various real estate websites. Ask about the company’s technology tools and the training provided to their agents. Remember, the goal is selecting a real estate agent who is able to market your home to the greatest number of buyers for the quickest possible sale. Of course, a knowledgeable REALTOR® functions as a 16

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consultant as well and should be able to provide knowledgeable pricing and staging to make sure your home puts its best foot forward. He or she will also be able to answer your questions concerning the home selling process from listing to close, and will have an available team of professionals to provide a smooth selling transaction. To learn more, contact one of our experienced REALTORS® at Keller Williams Chervenic Realty at 330-467-7000. We will guide you in the home selling process every step of the way.

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Important Phone Numbers Macedonia Family Recreation Center

Emergency 911 Macedonia Municipal Offices 9691 Valley View Rd. Macedonia, Ohio 44056 330-468-8300 www.macedonia.oh.us

Library (Nordonia Hills) 330-467-8595 License Bureau (Northfield) 330-468-1155 NEORSD 216-881-6600

City Hall 330-468-8300

NOPEC: Electricity - First Energy Solutions (FES): 1-800-292-9284 Gas - NEXTera Energy Services Ohio: 1-855-667-3201

Office of Mayor 330-468-8322

Planning & Zoning 330-468-8360

City Council 330-468-8341

Police Department 330-468-1234 (non-emergency)

Building Department 330-468-8360

Post Office (Macedonia/Northfield) 330-467-1076

City Departments

Civil Service 330-468-8341 Cleveland Water 216-664-3130 Courts Office (Mayor) 330-468-8380 Dominion East Ohio Gas 800-362-7557 Economic Development 330-468-8322 Emergency Assistance Center 330-467-7945 Engineering 330-468-8361 Elections Board 330-643-5200

Recreation Center 330-468-8370 Refuse & Recycling 330-468-8323 RITA (tax) 440-526-0900 Senior Center 330-468-8432 Service Department 330-468-8323 Sanitary Sewer Problems 330-688-4856 or 1-800-838-2085 Streets & Sidewalks 330-468-8323

Fire Department 330-468-8339 (non-emergency)

Summit County (Dispatch for Sheriff)/Northfield 330-643-2181

First Energy/Ohio Edison 800-646-0400

Time Warner Cable 877-772-2253

Finance Department 330-468-8359

Title Bureau (Northfield) 330-467-7333

Human Resources 330-468-8353

Windstream 800-347-1991

Public Schools Nordonia Hills Board of Education 9370 Olde Eight Rd. Northfield, OH 44067 330-467-0580 nordoniaschools.org Attendance Line 330-908-6160 Nordonia High School 8006 South Bedford Rd. Macedonia, OH 44056 330-468-4601 Nordonia Middle School 73 Leonard Ave. Northfield, OH 44067 330-467-0584 Lee Eaton 115 Ledge Rd. Northfield, OH 44067 330-467-0582 Ledgeview Elementary 9130 Shepard Rd. Macedonia, OH 44056 330-467-0583 Northfield Elementary 9374 Olde Eight Rd. Northfield, OH 44067 330-467-2010 Rushwood Elementary 8200 Rushwood Ln. Sagamore Hills, OH 44067 330-467-0581 Transportation 330-468-4710

PRIVATE School St. Barnabas School 9200 Olde Eight Rd. Northfield, OH 44067 330-468-4710 w w w. m a c e d o n i a . o h . u s

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Reinecker’s Bakery 8575 Freeway Dr. 330-467-2221 Simply Southern Sides 852 Highland Rd. 330-908-0493 Steak ‘N Shake 597 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-0051 Photo: Andrew Jordan

Penn Station East Coast Subs 746 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-7366 Pizza Hut 613 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-2215

Dining Guide Applebee’s Grill & Bar 7159 Macedonia Commons Blvd. 330-467-3600

Dos Coronas 269 Highland Rd. 330-908-0044

Arby’s 683 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-6022

Dunkin Donuts 815 E. Aurora Rd. 330-908-1744

Blue Willow Lounge 9862 Freeway Dr. 330-467-8880

Fuji Japanese Seafood & Steakhouse 8210 Macedonia Commons Blvd. 330-467-5553

Bob Evans 266 Highland Rd. 330-468-3344 Casa D’Angelo 893 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-9699 Chick Fil-A 8213 Golden Link Blvd. 330-908-3300 Chili’s Grill & Bar 6652 Macedonia Commons Blvd. 330-467-1328 Chipotle Mexican Grill 8195 Golden Link Blvd. 330-342-0465 Cold Stone Creamery 8210 Macedonia Commons Blvd. 330-908-0900 Danny’s Ice Cream & Burgers 1206 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-1004 Dave’s Cosmic Subs 501 E. Aurora Rd. 330-468-5797

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Guy’s Pizza Co. 9828 Valley View Rd. 330-468-2222 Marco’s Pizza 901 E. Aurora Rd. 330-468-0999 McDonald’s 6400 Macedonia Commons Blvd. 330-467-9191

Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen 6876 Macedonia Commons Blvd. 330-457-0770 Pronto! 223 Highland Rd. 330-908-1779 Pulp Juice & Smoothie Bar 746 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-0022

Subway 957 E. Aurora Rd. 330-468-2399 8160 Macedonia Commons Blvd. 330-468-6892 Taco Bell 557 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-3900 Wendy’s 660 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-0686 Wing Wah Chinese Restaurant 899 E. Aurora Rd. 330-908-1289 Winking Lizard 511 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-6200

Places of Worship Bible Believers Baptist Church 1252 E. Aurora Rd., Macedonia 330-467-1611 Faith Fellowship Church 10277 Valley View Rd., Macedonia 330-467-1234 Good Shepherd Christian Church 9571 Shepard Rd., Macedonia 330-467-5644

Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church 9080 Shepard Rd., Macedonia 330-468-2194

Mr. Hero 905 E. Aurora Rd. 330-468-5575

Macedonia Church of the Nazarene 9670 Valley View Rd., Macedonia 330-467-9433

St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church 9451 Brandywine Rd., Northfield 330-467-7959

Outback Steakhouse 8250 Macedonia Commons Blvd. 330-468-5032

New Testament Baptist Church 39 Birch Ave., Northfield 330-467-6757

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church 8667 Shepard Rd., Macedonia 330-467-1103

Pacific Chinese Buffet 307 Highland Rd. 330-468-8888

Northfield Baptist Church 311 W. Aurora Rd., Northfield Center 330-467-7939

United Methodist Church of Macedonia 1280 E. Aurora Rd., Macedonia 330-467-3169

Papa John’s Pizza 746 E. Aurora Rd. 330-468-1330

Northfield Presbyterian Church 7755 S. Boyden Rd., Sagamore Hills 330-467-4137

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt 663 E. Aurora Rd. 330-467-6843

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Advertiser Index Architects, Engineers & Planners GPD Group.................................. p 4 www.gpdgroup.com

CASINO/DINING/ ENTERTAINMENT Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park........................ p 11, Back Cover www.hrrocksinonorthfieldpark.com Photo: Andrew Jordan

Chamber of Commerce Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce................................... p 9 www.nordoniahillschamber.org

City Government The City of Macedonia............... p 5 www.macedonia.oh.us

Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Advanced Dermatology... p 8,11,15 www.yourgreatskin.com

Funeral Home Ferfolia Funeral Homes, Inc..... p 17 www.ferfolia.com

Golf Training Facility & Pro Shop Windmilll Golf Center.............. p 17 www.windmillgolfcenter.com

Goodwill Industries of Akron Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio Inc................ Inside Back Cover www.goodwillakron.org

Hospital/Medical Facility Akron Children’s Hospital... p 12,13 www.akronchildrens.org

Jewelers Don Basch Jewelers, Inc........... p 17 www.donbaschjewelers.com

Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park........................ p 11, Back Cover www.hrrocksinonorthfieldpark.com

Schools

Library Nordonia Hills Public Library.............................. p 7 www.akronlibrary.org

Pet Services Breakfinder............................... p 17 www.findthatbreak.com

Nordonia Hills City School District............................. p 7 www.nordoniaschools.org St. Barnabas Catholic School........................... p 7 www.sbcatholicschool.com

Photographer

Schools Career & Technical

Andrew Jordan Photography............................. p 11 www.andrewjordanphotography.com

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center......................................... p 8 www.cvccworks.edu

Printing & Graphic Design

Senior Services

Hudson Printing... Inside Back Cover www.hudsonpr.com

Realtors Keller Williams Chervenic Realty...........Inside Front Cover, p 16 www.mayweserveyou.com

RestaurantS Chili’s Grill & Bar... Inside Back Cover www.chilis.com

Brentwood Health Care Center......................................... p 1 www.brentwoodhealthcarecenter.com Summit Point...................... p 10, 14 www.summitpointliving.com

Travel/Tourism Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad...................................... p 9 www.cvsr.com

Goodwill Northfield When you shop and donate to Goodwill, you are helping people in our community find jobs Goodwill’s mission is to help individuals prepare for, find, and retain employment. In Northfield, the facility is located at 10333 Northfield Road, Suite 6. The store features a shopper-friendly floor plan with quality items at affordable prices as well as serves as a donation site for gently- used clothes, furniture, books, household items and more. In addition, the store is a training site for Goodwill’s Work Experience Program, where participants assist in daily operations with guidance from a case manager and mentor.

When you shop at Goodwill, 88 cents of every dollar goes toward funding job training and placement services in the community. For those that donate, every effort is made to maximize the value of each donation – with at least 95 percent of usable items being sold, reused or recycled in some form. Also available for use is a job-search station for anyone seeking employment and a community room that can accommodate up to 20 people. For more information, contact the Northfield Goodwill 330-908-1440.

When you shop and donate to Goodwill, you are helping people in our community find jobs. 10333 Northfield Road, Suite 6 Northfield, OH 44067 Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. www.goodwillakron.org


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