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Published by The Rural-Urban Record, 2017-07-25 09:38:37


TheRural-Urban Record
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Pages “Celebrating 62 Years of Community Service!”

Volume 63, No. 4 Columbia Station, Ohio July 24, 2017

LTC Oakley Promotion Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Rolling Thunder Pig Roast

graduating in May 2000, and was commissioned a Second On Saturday, August 5, from 1-5 p.m., Rolling Thunder
Lieutenant of Armor. Upon graduation from the Armor Of- POW-MIA Ohio Chapter 8 is having their 1st annual Pig
?cer Basic Course and Scout Platoon Leaders Course at Fort Roast. The Pig Roast is being held at the Medina VFW Post
Knox, KY, his ?rst assignment was at Fort Carson, Colorado, #5137, located at 3916 Pearl Rd., in Medina. Cost is $15 per
where he served as a tank platoon leader, scout platoon leader person presale and $20 per person at the door. Along with the
and troop executive of?cer in the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regi- Pig Roast will be a Ri?e and Gun Cabinet Raf?e and a Basket
ment. During his ?rst deployment to Iraq, LTC Oakley served Raf?e.
as an executive of?cer and squadron battle captain.After re-
turning from deployment, he attended the Armor Captain’s For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact
Career Course at Fort Knox, and commanded Charlie Com- Cody Strickland at (330) 801-4929 or Becky Blackmore at
(330) 723-0116.

pany, 1-46 Infantry. Attention Senior Walkers!
In 2005, the Army selected LTC Oakley to attend law
school and become a Judge Advocate (JAG). The Oakley’s
Ken and Deb (Hershey) Zapior pictured here with Lieutenant Colo- moved to Columbus, Ohio, where LTC earned his law de- The North Ridgeville Senior Center is looking for anyone,
nel Thomas Oakley. gree from The Ohio State University. As a JAG, LTC Oak- 50 or over, interested in joining their team for the 3rd Annual
ley served as a prosecutor and brigade judge advocate at Fort Senior Wellness and Walking Challenge, which will be held
It was truly a beautiful afternoon for a ceremony. On Hood, Texas. After attending the Army’s Judge Advocate Thursday, August 3, through Friday, September 8.
Friday, July 14, a promotion ceremony was held for Ma- Advanced Course in Charlottesville, Virginia, LTC Oakley
jor Thomas Oakley, to Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Oakley. served as a senior defense counsel in Colorado Springs, Colo- The program begins and ends with a free health and well-
Oakley’s ceremony took place at the Veterans Memorial in rado, an Observer, Coach, Trainer at Fort Leavenworth, Kan- ness screening from University Hospital St. John Medical
Columbia Station. There were more than 100 people in atten- sas, and as a Teaching Fellow at the International Institute of Center. A pedometer will be given to all walkers and everyone
dance to hear the amazing accomplishments of LTC Oakley, Humanitarian Law in Sanremo, Italy. In his next assignment, is encouraged to participate no matter what your walk level.
as told by Colonel Robert Manley. Colonel Manley and LTC LTC Oakley will serve as an Associate Professor of law at Every step counts. The program will end with an awards cer-
Oakley served together from 2015-2016 in Ft. Leavenworth, West Point. emony and luncheon, where prizes will be awarded.
Kansas. A reception followed at the Columbia V.F.W.
Ken and Deb (Hershey) Zapior have reason to celebrate. “This is a fun and friendly competition between seven area
LTC Oakley was born and raised in San Francisco, Cal- Ken and Deb were born and raised in Columbia Station, and Senior Centers” said Rita Price, Director at the North Rid-
ifornia. He attended the United States Military Academy, are both graduates of Columbia High School. They are ex- geville Senior Center. “Last year we had all levels of walkers,
tremely proud of the accomplishments of their son-in-law, including some with canes and rollators, and everyone had a
LTC Thomas Oakley. wonderful time.”

LTC Oakley is married to the former Miss Angela Zapior Anyone interested in more information should call (440)
of Huron, Ohio. They have been married for sixteen years and 353-0856. The Challenge begins Thursday, August 3, with
have two children, Genevieve (13) and Thomas (11). the health screening and picking up of goody bags. Various
optional talks, activities, etc. are offered throughout the six
Congratulations! weeks. Registration deadline is Friday, July 28.

Lorain County 4H Dog Council K9 Royal Court

The Lorain County 4H Dog Council held their K9 Royal L-R: Kaitlynn Thiery, Alexander Malik, Anastasia Starner, Scott Latecki, Victoria Ramage, Taylor Wallace and Francisco Isaiah Torres.
Court interview and Skillathon judging on July 12 at the
OSU Extension of?ce. Seven 4H members are competing Princess Prince
for the honor of being named this years Queen, Princess and Taylor Wallace, age 13 - Taylor is the daughter of Kim Francisco Isaiah Torres, age 14 - Isaiah is the son of
Prince. These seven outstanding 4H members have been Wallace from Elyria,. She has been a 4-H member of “Ru- Megan and Francisco Torres from Lorain. He has been a
working all year earning points by working at the various ral Rebels” for 5 years and is currently President of her club. 4-H member of “Bits & Spurs,” “Four Leaf Clovers” and
dog shows and showing the project animal. They will be In addition to her 4-H club, she is also a Junior Fair Board “K9 Companions” for the past 6 years. He has held of?ce
competing for points right up until the last dog show on Au- Assistant and Cloverbud Camp Counselor this year. She is of Treasurer and Booth Committee at his clubs. He is also
gust 10. Winners will be announced at 8 a.m. at the Monday also a member of the Lorain County Shooting Sports Club. active in Boy Scouts and JROTC. Isaiah attends Elyria High
Dog Show. This year’s interview judges are Lorie Wilber, Taylor attends Midview Schools and is active in Midview School and his future plans are to pursue a Military Career.
Michelle Balas DVM and Betty Wyman. Band. Her future plans are to pursue a career in the animal
care industry. SEE ROYAL COURT ON PAGE 23
2017 K-9 Royal Court Candidates:
Anastasia Starner, age 16 - “Stacey” is the daughter of
Rebecca Starner and is from Wellington. She has been a 4-H
member “K9 Companions” for 9 years and has also been
active in Carteens and as a Camp Counselor. Stacey attends
Wellington High School. Her future plans are to double ma-
jor in business and accounting and she would like to open
a dog shelter.
Kaitlynn Thiery, age 18 - Kailynn is the daughter of Su-
san Thiery and is from Vermillion. She has been a 4-H mem-
ber of “Amherst Critters and Such” for 9 years. Kaitlynn is
also very active in Leo Club, BPA, Legion for Vermilion
High School, Track, Soccer, 4H Beach Clean-Up, Skills
U.S.A. and Girl Scouts helper. Kaitlynn attends EHOVE.
Her future plans are VMT and Ohio Business College.
Victoria Ramage, age 16 - Victoria is the daughter of
Cindy and Nick Ramage and is from Wakeman. She has
been a 4H member for 7 years, currently with “K9 Com-
panions,” and a 2 year FFA member of Western Reserve
FFA. She has also been active in helping the reach out pro-
gram for young, Volleyball and clean up at the Speedway
in Norwalk. Victoria attends Western Reserve High School.
Her future plans are to attend college in Pre-Vet medicine.

Community Carlisle 14 Grafton 16 N. Ridgeville 7 Events page 2
Directory Columbia 4 Grafton Twp. 19 Wellington 10 Profile Page 9
Eaton 14 LaGrange 8 Churches 6 Local Dining 17
Classifieds 20

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July 22 July 22 July 30 August 3-6 August 5 August 11-13

Frostville Farmers Akron Dance Festival Corvettes at Corsa Olmsted Heritage Days Lakewood Arts Festival Fine Art & Food Fest
Free public dance performanc- 15th annual show, $15.00 entry Heritage Days 2017 will kickoff 160 artists from across the Enjoy Cleveland gourmet food
Saturdays thru October 28. es in the park, this weekend is fee for cars. Raf?es for tires, Chi- with a parade on Thursday, Au- country, plus food, beverages, trucks as well as live music at
Organic Vegetables, Fruit, performed by Neos Dance The- nese raf?e, 50/50, dash plaques, gust 3rd, followed by three full products and activities for chil- the Huron Boat Basin amphi-
Meats, Eggs, Cheese, Honey, ater. There are different dance 30 awards, DJ and food. Free days of free musical entertain- dren. In addition, live music will theater on Friday and Saturday
Maple Syrup, Baked Goods, performances every weekend admission to the public. ment and performances, along be performed throughout the evening. Plus of course visit
Plants, Crafts, Music and more. till August 12. See website for with arts and antique vendors day. the Fine Arts Festival vendors.
Handicap Accessible. more info and schedule. Corsa Performance and lots of fun for kids and the
140 Blaze Industrial Pkwy, whole family. Detroit & Warren Rds Huron Boat Basin
24101 Cedar Point Rd., Hardesty Park Berea Lakewood 330 Main St, Huron
North Olmsted 1615 W Market St, Akron 10:00am - 3:00pm Downtown Olmsted Falls 10:00am - 6:00pm 5:00pm ?rst day
9:00am - 1:00pm 8:45pm Columbia & Bagley Rds
Vintage Marketplace Hours vary each day North Ridgeville Corn Festival
Vintage, Antiques, Art, Unique August 4-6 Oberlin Family Fun Fair
Christmas in July July 22-23 and Cool Stuff, local produce, & Classic Car Show The annual Corn Festival
Craft Show PLUS music and food nestled Lorain County Music Fest offers FREE admission, FREE
Cleveland Irish Festival between shops and restaurants 25th Annual event with entertainment, FREE parking
FREE ADMISSION! 60+ Ven- in Historic Grand Paci?c Junc- 3 day Music Fest and Camp- child-friendly activities (Peppy Enjoy the Fireworks, Corn
dors! Irish Cultural Festival has cele- tion and Beautiful Downtown ing! $20 per adult for the whole the Clown, Magicians and a Eating Contest, Kids Games,
brated Irish heritage with great Olmsted Falls. weekend includes tent camp Dunk Tank), enticing craft ven- Bands and the Grande Parade.
18100 Royalton Rd, Irish bands, step dancers, chil- site as well! Call Schaun Acres dors, delicious food trucks and
Strongsville dren’s activities, plays, food & Downtown Olmsted Falls to reserve your site, 440-775- a car show, featuring antique Bainbridge Rd.
9:00am - 4:00pm exhibits. Tickets $12. Columbia & Bagley Rds 7122. and vintage cars. Plus mer- Btw Rt. 83 & Root Rd.
Strongsville Homecoming 12:00pm - 5:00pm chant Sidewalk Sales! North Ridgeville
Cuyahoga Fairgrounds Schaun Acres Campground Hours vary
Parade, rides, games, music, 164 Eastland Rd July 31-Aug 7 51390 State Route 303 Downtown Oberlin
food and Fireworks(Sat.) Come Berea Oberlin 10:00am - 4:00pm
and support the Strongsville Hours vary each day Medina County Fair Weekend long event
Chamber of Commerce. I Spy Oberlin Tour August 12-13 172nd Annual Fair www.loraincountymusicfest.
Strongsville Commons Fun for all ages but especially National Hamburger
Corner of RT82 & RT42 July 28-29 Medina County Fairgrounds designed for younger children Festival
Strongsville August 5 (ages 5-11) accompanied by
Hours vary each day The Summer Market August 3-5 an adult. This guided walking Featuring over 20 area eateries
LaGrange Lions Festival Craft & Scrapbook Sale tour through historic Oberlin serving-up 50 different styles of
Unique outdoor festival and Our Lady Queen of keeps you on your toes as you hamburgers. Plus Competitive
This annual fundraiser festival bene?t. Shop for furniture, jew- Peace Festival Sell and/or Buy! Gently used seek out historic markers & Hamburger Eating, Bobbing
includes games, activities, food, elry, art, vintage items, fresh stamps, scrapbook accesso- decorative details. FREE! for Burgers, NHF Queen, and
music, in?atables, pizza eating produce, home decor, and a There will be rides, games, putt ries, sewing and more! Ven- Baby Burger Competitions.
contest, ?reworks and more! variety of other goods from more putt, bike rodeo, food, bingo, face dors will also be selling items. Munroe House
than 80 vendors. Guests can painting, displays, raf?es, enter- 20 West Vine St., Oberlin Lock 3 Park
LaGrange Lions Park grab a bite from several featured tainment, beer garden, instants, LifeSpring Comm Church 10:00am - 11:00am 200 South Main Street
240 Glendale St, restaurants & food trucks and casino, a Texas Hold’Em tourna- 1638 Lester Rd, Akron
Lagrange listen to live music. ment, and of course ?reworks! Valley City August 7-13 12:00pm (both days)
Hours vary each day 9:00am - 1:00pm
Veterans Memorial Park, 708 Erie St., Grafton Cuyahoga County Fair Avon Lake Hours vary each day
Fri: 3-9pm, Sat: 9-5pm 121st Annual Fair
Centennial Fireworks Cuyahoga County
Come celebrate the “eve” of WGC Bridgestone Fairgrounds, Berea
Cleveland Metroparks 100th Invitational
anniversary it’s FREE to the
public, and will showcase live 19 Annual PGA tournament to
local bands, food trucks and be held at Firestone Country
numerous outdoor recreation Club. Get tickets to watch from
activities topped off by a stun- the stands or to walk along the
ning ?rework display. course. Discounts for Military.

Edgewater State Park Firestone Country Club
Cleveland 452 East Warner Rd.,
5:00pm - 11:00pm Akron

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Page 4, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 24, 2017 Gladiators Youth Football Camp Eagle Scout Project is All A-Buzz

Columbia Youth Football is hosting a free youth football Gregory Grzywna
camp on Monday, July 24, from 6-7 p.m. at the Columbia As you stroll through Columbia Reservation, you may
Julie Petras High School football ?eld, 14168 West River Road. The have noticed a buzz of activity! Bee pollinator huts have
email: [email protected] Cleveland Gladiators, along with our high school football been hung on trees just off the walking paths throughout
the park. Local Boy Scout Gregory Grzywna, from Troop
team, will help our youth players get the season off right. This #104, completed his Eagle Scout Project this past October.
Eagles’ Cruise-In event is open to everyone - not just football players. Don’t He designed, built, installed and GPS located 24 solitary
miss this great fun event. bee pollinator habitats for Lorain County MetroParks.
The Columbia Station Eagles, located at 27190 Royalton CYF will also be ?nalizing registration for football and With the help of 9 other scouts and leaders, this project
Rd., in Columbia Station, will host their 2nd annual Cruise-In cheerleading this season. If you want to become a part of logged 227 service hours for the community. On Septem-
on Sunday, July 23, from 10 a.m.-3p.m., rain or shine. Regis- the CYF Family, please stop up Monday and get registered. ber 24, 2016, Greg led a 2 hour Bee Housing Project Pre-
tration begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $10 per vehicle. Event includes While we are a football organization, we also focus on family, sentation for park program attendees to help spread polli-
awards, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and a basket raf?e. All fun, friendships and teamwork. We believe all aspects are just nator awareness.
makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles are invited. as important to a great youth sports program. Greg’s Court of Honor was held April 9 at Briarwood
Also available will be food, beverages, music and a open bar. Lodge, where he was presented with his Eagle Award
Everyone is welcome! Don’t miss the opportunity to play this season. We offer and Bronze Palm. Greg has currently completed 35 mer-
football for grades K-6th. If you have any questions, please it badges, which entitles him to earn the Gold Palm. One
call Pam at (440) 742-3456. more merit badge and he can be awarded the higher rank-
Parking Permit for CHS Students ing Silver Palm Award.
CHS 2017 Billy Berger Memorial Greg will be a senior at Columbia High School this fall
Parking Permit applications are now available and required Soccer Alumni Game and plans to study electrical engineering, robotics and cod-
for eligible seniors, juniors and sophomores who plan to drive ing in college.
to school during the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants must Greg would like to thank everyone who contributed to
maintain a minimum 1.5 GPA, hold a permanent driver’s This year’s men’s and women’s CHS Alumni Game will his success.
license and attend the mandatory parking meeting. Student be held at the Athletic Stadium on Saturday, August 5, with
parking is available in the lots adjacent to the school. There is the men’s game at 1 p.m. and the ladies game to follow. Play- PRAY FOR OUR TROOPS
a $30 fee required to attain a permit. The ?nished application, ers and spectators are being asked to arrive 45 minutes before
with a copy of your current driver’s license and copy of the the game as they will be honoring class of 2008 player Billy COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP
liability insurance attached, is due Wednesday, August 9. The Berger. Please get the word out to all soccer alumni to join in ZONING COMMISSION
student driver must attend a mandatory parking meeting on this event.
Monday, August 14, either from 8:30-9:30 a.m. or 2-3 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING
Applicants will be required to pay the $30 permit fee at the Youth Soccer Fall Registration AUGUST 3, 2017
meeting. Cash, money order or checks made payable to CHS
will be collected at that time. Any questions, please call CHS The Fall session of soccer is here and the ?rst practice will The Columbia Township Zoning Commission will hold
at 236-5001. Forms are also available on the website, www. start September 5. The ?rst game will be on September 9 and public hearings for two proposed zoning amendments to the, under documents. run through October 14. The league is comprised of three age Columbia Township Zoning Resolution. The public hearing
groups for kids 3-11. The deadline to register is August 7 for for Zoning Amendment 2017-04 will be held at 6:30 p.m. The
CHS Fall Sports parent meeting/ the fall session. If you have any questions or are interested in public hearing for Zoning Amendment 2017-03 will be held
Marching Band pictures signing up, please email [email protected] at 7:30 p.m. The hearings will be held at the Columbia Town
or call Bobby Petras at (440) 409-8485. Hall, 25496 Royalton Road, Columbia Station, Ohio 44028.
There will be a Fall Sports Parents meeting on Thursday, Both zoning amendments will be available for review at the
August 10, at 6 p.m. in the High School cafeteria for all high John Carroll U.“Senior Awards” Columbia Township Of?ce located in the Columbia Town Hall,
school and middle school parents of Fall sports athletes. There 25496 Royalton Road. The of?ce is open Monday through
will be a general session to go over rules and regulations from John Carroll University recently announced the names of Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
OHSAA and to review the parent student athletic handbook. graduating seniors selected for achievement awards at the end
Coaches of individual teams will have an opportunity to meet of the academic year. Each department in the University’s 6:30 p.m. – Zoning Amendment 2017-04 proposes to
with team parents in designated areas immediately following College of Arts and Sciences and the Boler School of Busi- rezone Permanent Parcel No. 12-00-006-101-012 located at
the general meeting. Also on Thursday, August 10, all high ness selects a graduating senior for special recognition. 23295 Royalton Road. The parcel contains 6.35 acres of land.
school fall sports team/individual and Marching band pic- The present zoning classi?cation of the property named in the
tures will be taken. All participants should receive order in- The following students were highlighted as part of the amendment is R3 Residential.The proposed zoning classi?cation
formation and a time schedule for team/group and individual 2017 Commencement activities at John Carroll: is Highway Business. The present use of the property is a vacant
pictures from their coaches/advisors. Please direct any ques- church. The proposed use is a Tractor Supply Company Retail
tions to your child’s respective coach/advisor. Brianne Radulovich of Columbia Station: Excellence in Store. This zoning amendment was initiated by Keith R. Carter
Biology Award - Biology Department. of Reese Real Estate Development. The owner of this property
as it appears on the Lorain County Auditor’s current tax list
Nicholas Grace of Columbia Station: Award for Academ- is Nazarene Congregation, 23295 Royalton Road, Columbia
ic Achievement in Computer Science - Mathematics & Com- Station, OH 44028. If this amendment is approved, the Of?cial
puter Science Department. Columbia Township Resolution will be amended to re?ect the
change. The application to amend the Zoning Resolution will
Brianna Nagle of Columbia Station: Exemplary Service be available for examination at the Columbia Township Of?ce
Award - Political Science Department. for a period of ten days from July 24, 2017 through August 3,
HYDROPONICS Congratulations! 2017.

The Indoor Gardener Ride Against Blood Cancers 7:30 p.m. – Zoning Amendment 2017-03 proposes to rezone
property known as the Riverside Golf Course, Permanent Parcel
Store Edward P. Madak V.F.W. with the ?rst vehicle leaving Nos. 12-00-021-105-033 and 12-00-020-101-006. The owner
Post #9340 in Columbia Sta- at 11:30 a.m. and the last ve- as it appears on the Lorain County Auditor’s current tax list
Home & Commercial Growers Welcome! tion will again be hosting hicle needs to be in by 6 p.m. is Riverside Golf Association, 1110 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland,
“Ride Against Blood Cancers” There will be a special presen- Ohio 44115. The present zoning classi?cation of the properties
this year. The 8th annual run tation at 10:30 a.m. The price named in the amendment is Recreation. The proposed zoning
Grow Lights • Nutrients will be held on Saturday, July for the run is $20 per person. classi?cation is Planned Residential Development District 2
29. Bikes of all makes and Your ticket includes food and (PRDD2). The PRDD2 district allows for one acre lots. This
Grow Media and More! models, trucks, cars and all entertainment at the end of the parcel contains approximately 82.3437 acres of land. This
zoning amendment was initiated by the Columbia Township
Visit us on Facebook @prell87 vehicles are welcome! There run. The best poker hand will Board of Trustees Resolution No. 2017-79. The resolution
is a “Party Bus” available at win $200. This year, they will will be available for review for examination at the Columbia
an additional cost, but seats be traveling to Laporte Inn, Township Of?ce for a period of ten days from July 24, 2017
23005 Sprague Rd, Unit 5, Columbia St. are ?lling up fast! The poker Wiley’s Lounge, Crossroads, through August 3, 2017.
440-532-7722 run will start and end at Co- Forts Tavern and Friendly Inn.
lumbia V.F.W. Post #9340, lo- Also at the VFW there will be These ZoningAmendments have been submitted to the Lorain
Hours: M-F 11-8pm; Sat 12-5pm; Sun 12-4pm cated at 25742 Royalton Road a Basket Raf?e, a 50/50 and County Planning Commission for their recommendation. After
the conclusion of this public hearing, the zoning amendments
Great Prices & Expert Advice (Rt. 82), in Columbia Station. other auction items available will be submitted to the Board of Trustees for further action.
Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. for anyone to participate in all
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Ohio Chapter & Ride Against
Vintage Marketplace Blood Cancers. This event
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have any questions, please
at the falls contact Mel Theodus at (216)
512-0822 or rideagainstblood-
[email protected]. Ride
in olmsted falls Against Blood Cancers is a
non-pro?t organization.

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Columbia Trustees Meeting port billing for June brought in $14,136.77, bringing the total RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 24, 2017 Page 5
for the year-to-date to $74,319.70. There was a big ?re this Old Business Resumed
The Columbia Township Board of Trustees met on July 17 past week; 9 departments were needed to bring the ?re under The 1.5 mill renewal ?re levy is in the process of going
in the Town Hall with all three trustees present and the Fiscal control, however 6 sections of hose were lost and also some on the November ballot. It is a renewal and will not cost the
Of?cer, Jackie Ramsey. The minutes of the July 3 meeting turn out gear. The Chief asked permission to spend up to Columbia residents any more money. The Fire Department is
were approved as amended and the minutes of the July 10 $4500 for new equipment. The Trustees granted the request. planning a safety inspection of the Rockin’ R Ranch near the
workshop were approved as presented. The Trustees voted to The Chief also asked permission to do County Fair duty - end of September for their upcoming business season.
pay the bills and payroll. The bills amounted to $41,124.53 there are no dates yet. The Trustees sent 2 resolutions for rezoning to the Zon-
and payroll amounted to $22,313.97, bringing the total to ing Commission. They sent a request for rezoning of Emerald
$63,438.50. The receipts totaled $21,632.13. Rita Plata reported $250 received for grave sales under the Woods from Recreation to PRDD-2 - all three Trustees voted
Cemetery Report. The Trustees adjourned the regular order of YES. The motion carried. They also sent a request for the
Correspondence was read. Senior Transportation reported business for a Bid Opening for the Plum Creek and Hawke rezoning of the Richards Farm to PRDD-2 - all three Trustees
9 rides given for June. Ohio Public Works approved $76,519 Road Paving Projects. The following bids were received for voted YES. The motion carried.
for the repair of Redfern Road. A bill of $1950 was sent by the the Plum Creek project: Crossroads - $123,031.50; Kokosing The annexation of Riverside Golf Course into Olmsted
Township to the Lorain Public Library for its share of main- - $128,430.54; Barbicas - $136,999.10; Chagrin Valley Pav- Falls has been withdrawn. The Olmsted Falls Council is in
tenance fees for the Columbia Branch. As part of a special ing - $132,542; and M.J. Grif?n - $137,072.42. The follow- recess until Sept. 5.
program of Workman’s Compensation, $9,803.93 was sent ing bids were received for the Hawke Road project: Cross- The Trustees adjourned the regular order of business for
back to Columbia from a $14,855 payment. The money will roads - $76,137.50; Koskosing - $84,659.60; M. J. Grif?n the continuation of the Public Hearing for Zoning Amend-
be returned to the General Fund. All liquor permits will ex- - 85,424.75; Barbicas - $88,020; and Chagrin Valley Paving ment 2017-02. This is in regards to the rezoning of the Gar-
pire on Oct. 1, 2017. All permit holders will have to reapply. - $87,484.50. The bids will be sent to the Lorain County land Grif?n subdivision on Sprague Road from R-3 to R-1.
Engineer and the County Prosecutor before bids are awarded. The County Engineer assured the Trustees that all the water
Road Closure Alert! The regular order of business was resumed. moving through the subdivision will have to go North and the
Folley Road will be closed from Station Road to West developer will have to prove it to the Planning Commission.
River Road for a bridge replacement starting at 8 a.m. on Old Business A motion was made to change the zoning from R-3 to R-1. All
Monday, July 24, to 5 p.m. on September 29, weather per- The changes in the Comprehensive Plan have been retyped three Trustees voted YES. The motion carried. The meeting
mitting. The State has awarded $440,000 to ODOT for the and the maps redone. The ?nished product should be ready was returned to the regular order of business.
project. This will be at no cost to Columbia Township. for the Trustees. The repair of Redfern Road should be done New Business
Department Reports by October. The Road Director is going to contact the various Because of requests for public records of not only docu-
The Zoning Inspector reported 3 new single family developers for their share of the costs. Work on the Estates of ments, but emails, phone calls and texts, both the IT Director
dwelling permits issued, bringing the total for the year to Columbia Ridge is still held up by the EPA and Army Corp of and Legal have advised that each Trustee have a Township
38. A violation letter was sent to an owner on Boone Road Engineers. However, trespassers are riding 4 wheelers around designated computer for township business exclusively.
by registered mail for repair or take down; it was never the property at night according to surrounding neighbors. The
picked up. The letter will now be posted on the house. If Trustees are still looking into the possible hiring of Safe Built SEE COLUMBIA TRUSTEES ON PAGE 23
there is no response, the matter will go to the Prosecutor. as the township building inspector. Corrections to the Em-
Another violation letter was sent to a resident on Station ployee Personnel Manual are being added. Some of the areas CONSTRUCTION ALERT
Road for junk vehicles which will have to be cleaned up. being added are cellphone use and social media use. There
There are no Board of Zoning Appeals cases for July. The has been no action on the streetlights at Boone and SR 82 ColumbiaTownship
Zoning Commission will meet on Thursday, August 3, at 6 or at West River Road and Riverview Drive. The Southwest
p.m. in the Town Hall for its regular meeting. They will hold General Hospital 1 mill Levy is in the process of being put Lorain County Engineer Ken Carney announces the closure of
a Public Hearing on Zoning Amendment 2017-04, a change on the November ballot. It is a renewal and will not cost the Folley Road, between Station Road and West River Road, for
of zoning from R-3 to Highway Business, at 6:30 p.m. They Columbia residents any more. The rezoning of the Riverside the replacement of bridge #0007.
will hold a Public Hearing on Zoning Amendment 2017-03 Golf Course has gone to the Zoning Commission. The Trust-
for a change of zoning on the Riverside Golf Course from ees adjourned the regular order of business for the Budget The cost of the project is $440,000 and is being funded
Recreation to PRDD-2. This was initiated by the Columbia Hearing for the 2018 Budget. through ODOT’s County Bridge Partnership program.
Township Board of Trustees. The Fiscal Of?cer asked the Trustees to approve the 2018
The Road-Service Director is working on catch basin re- Budget. $3,407,046.75 will be received. $2,795,960.38 are The work will begin at 8:00 am on Monday, July 24, 2017 and
pairs. Equipment is presently up and running. As an update projected expenditures, leaving $611,086.37 not spent. It will is expected to be completed by 5:00 pm on Friday, September
on the status of the Snell Road bridge, all permits are in. The be what gets us through before the next tax collection comes 29, 2017, weather permitting.
gas lines can now be moved. The Fire Chief reported 35 on through. The General Fund has taken big hits over the years
?le, 33 on call, 127 ?re calls to date and 391 EMS calls. There due to State actions and property values. The General Fund Detour signs will be posted. Your cooperation during
were 42 mutual aid assists and 16 mutual aid requests. Trans- takes care of Town Hall, the park, salaries and the zoning construction is greatly appreciated.
department. The Trustees, Fiscal Of?cer and the depart-
ment heads are all working together to stay within budget.
The Trustees voted to accept the 2018 Budget. The regular
order of business was resumed.

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The Rural-Urban Record Faith Baptist Temple is having their annual fun ?lled with us!
Published Weekly on Monday (VBS) Vacation Bible School from July 30-August 3, from
Abel E. Carpenter & Grace A. Carpenter 6-8:30 p.m. for ages 4-6 grade. For a ride to and from, call United Church of God St. Elizabeth
Founders 1955 (440) 327-8563. Come join us for fun, snacks & crafts.Admis- 12981 Grafton Rd. Ann Seton
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Out of Area Subscriptions - $35/year Sun. 8 & 11 a.m.
Healing Hearts is a non-denominational social group for
Addiction message widows and widowers. Members enjoy a variety of events 440-236-5095
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Addiction is tearing families apart and ruining lives. Many similar circumstances. They welcome new members from all
have lost their lives because of an addiction. Some families area communities and adults of all ages. Through the end of
struggle with this and others have nowhere to turn. If you or 2017, regular meetings are on the third Wednesday of each NORTH GRAFTON UNITED
someone you know is or has struggled with addiction, then month at the Brunswick Library, located at 3649 Center Road. EATON METHODIST CHURCH
this message could be for you. Meeting times vary; please contact Connie at (440) 526-5495 CHRISTIAN
for details. CHURCH 973 Mechanic St.,Grafton • 926-2034
There is a group of men who are recovering from an ad- “Your Family Church”
diction and will be at New Life Wesleyan Church, located at The meeting schedule for the remainder of 2017 is as fol- (Disciples)
11149 West River Road, in Columbia Station, on Sunday, Au- lows. August 16, from 12-2 p.m.; September 20, from 1-3 Rt. 82 & 83 8:45am Sunday School
gust 6, at 10 a.m. Their message is rebuilding lives, restoring p.m.; October 18, from 1-3 p.m.; November 15, from 1-3 10:00am Worship
families and reclaiming our communities. p.m.; and December 20, from 1-3 p.m. 440-748-2230
10:35am Children’s Church
Please feel free to join us for a time of praise and worship, Divorce Care Seminars Rev. Bob Kuntz, Pastor
and by all means, bring someone with you that may bene?t
from this. If you have any questions, please call the church Church of the Open Door: Worship Services COLUMBIA UNITED
of?ce at (440) 236-8600. All are invited! DivorceCare is a national support group that meets weekly in METHODIST
Lorain County. It is a warm, caring environment where people 8:00am & 9:30am CHURCH
Celebrate Recovery learn how to deal with the hurt caused by separation or divorce.
The group understands how attendees feel, because they all Sunday School Worship Service
Celebrate Recovery, the local Christian 12-Step Pro- have been in the same place. Participants are welcome to begin 10:30 a.m.
gram for anyone needing help with a hurt, habit or hang-up, attending the DivorceCare group at any point. Each session is 10:45am
meets each week at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Church of the “self-contained” so there is no need to attend in sequence. At- Polly Tallos Sunday School
Open Door, located at 43275 Telegraph Road, in Elyria. The tendees will be able to pick up any missed sessions in the next
?rst hour begins with a brief time of worship, followed by 13-week cycle. For details on meeting days/times, call (440) Christian Ed. & Youth Director during Worship Service
a weekly lesson or a personal testimony. The second hour 323-4644 or register at The
has gender speci?c small groups for men and women, with a group will me at the Church of the Open Door, located at 43275 Rev. Charles A. Butcher 25453 ROYALTON ROAD
special video for ?rst time attenders. All meetings are open Telegraph Road, in Elyria. COLUMBIA STATION, OHIO
to everyone. Light refreshments are served following the Pastor
program. For further informatio, please call Bob at (440) PAL Support Group Pastor Matt Merriman
326-2329. “Welcome Home” 236-8822
Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL) is a support group
Life Spring Community Church would also like to in- of parents helping parents, offering education and support at New Life Wesleyan Church [email protected]
vite the community to their Celebrate Recovery program. no charge, for parents who are trying to save a son or daugh-
Come join them on Monday nights beginning at 6 p.m. The ter from addiction. These meetings are not for the addict, but 11149 West River Rd.
church is located at 1638 Lester Rd., in Valley City. Dinner the family members that are 18 yrs. or older. Meetings are Columbia Station TRINITY
and fellowship is from 6-7 p.m., large groups from 7-8 p.m., on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 7-8:30 p.m. at
small groups from 8-9 p.m. and 9 p.m. coffee and dessert. Lighthouse Bible Church, located at 24050 Royalton Road, in SUNDAY 9 am LUTHERAN CHURCH
Child care is available. For more information, you can go to Columbia Station. Adult Bible Study SUNDAY 10 am 38307 W. Royalton Rd.
PSR at SEAS Worship & Children’s Church Grafton (Rts. 82 & 57)
GriefShare WEDNESDAY 6:45 pm
It is not to late to register for Parish School of Religion Adult Bible Class
GriefShare is a faith based support group for those who (PSR) at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church! There are families Bible Study Sunday 9:30am
have lost a loved one. They offer support, comfort and guid- who have not registered their children as of yet or are new to Youth Group, Kids Club Sunday Worship
ance through shared experiences, providing encouragement the area and still need to register. 10:30am
and hope for joy in the future. Bring a friend if you prefer. Rev. Steve Spaeth - Pastor
The group meets at Christ Church, located at 23080 Roy- PSR is for 1st through 8th grade students. The children Rev. John Bodo Church ph: 440-748-2154
alton Road, in Columbia Station. (Rt. 82 at Marks Rd.) The make their First Communion in 2nd grade and their Con?r- - Associate Pastor Preschool ph: 440-748-3445
meetings are on Tuesdays evenings, from 7-8:30 p.m. and on mation in 8th grade. The classes are held at Columbia Middle
Tuesday mornings, from 10-11:30 a.m. August 15 through School on Mondays from 6:30-7:45 p.m. 440-236-8600
November 7. For more information or to register, contact Rev. John Ramsey II
Pastor Dominic Verdell at (440) 236-8282. Visit www.christ- The signi?cance of Religious Education in your child’s life is very important to us. Please call the Religious Edu- Church of Christ
cation of?ce at (440) 236-3711 to register. Classes start in
Fields United Methodist Church has started a new pro- September. Sunday Bible Study 9:30 am
gram called GriefShare, a special weekly grief recovery sem- Sunday Worship 10:30 am & 5 pm
inar and support group. GriefShare meets weekly, and contin-
uously, as long as there is a need, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm
will include a weekly topic, a short video and a workbook to 211 Forest St., LaGrange
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Leaders are Adrienne Essenberg and Marylynn Swartz. Fields
United Methodist Church is located at 34077 Lorain Road, in
North Ridgeville. Please contact the church of?ce at (440)
327-8753 for more information or to register for GriefShare.

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Senior Center “Tea Party to Go” All horseshoe enthusiasts are encouraged to join Lorain Rich?eld Heritage Preserve, formerly Girl Scout Camp
County Engineer Ken Carney as they kick-off Engineer Car- Crowell-Hilaka, is located at 4374 Broadview Road, in Rich-
North Ridgeville Senior Center is hosting a “Tea Party to ney’s 27th annual Horseshoe Tournament which is held each ?eld Township. This 336-acre park in the headwaters of the
Go” event with Emerald Necklace Inn & Tea Room on Fri- year during the North Ridgeville Corn Festival. This year’s Rocky River’s East Branch features scenic creeks and lakes,
day, September 1, from 1-2 p.m. at the Senior Center, located event will be on Saturday, August 12, beginning at 12 p.m. hiking trails and historic buildings.
at 7327 Avon Belden Rd. at South Central Park near the tennis courts off Avon Belden
Road. For more information, please visit www.MyRockyRiver.
Emerald Necklace Inn & Tea Room will be at the North org or contact Jared Bartley, Rocky River Watershed Coordi-
Ridgeville Senior Center. The tea party will have a tea tast- Anyone interested in signing up for the tournament, singles nator, at (216) 524-6580, x1003, or jbartley@cuyahogaswcd.
ing of 3 different ?avors, along with scones and Devonshire and doubles, men, and women, can sign up Saturday morning org.
cream, tea sandwichs and dessert. While enjoying the tea par- beginning at 10 a.m. until the start of the tournament. A blind
ty, an explanation of teas, the ?avoring and how to cook with draw will be held for doubles beginning at 11:45 a.m. The August Vaccine Clinics
tea and what tea to serve with certain foods will be discussed. entry fee is $10 for doubles. Singles is $5 if you have signed
up for doubles. All proceeds from the horseshoe tournament Back-to-school is a busy time for families, which is why
Tea Party cost is $20 per person, with limited seating for bene?t the Meals-On-Wheels program provided by the North this August, the Lorain County General Health District (LC-
24, please call in reservations early to the Senior Center at Ridgeville Of?ce for Older Adults (Senior Center). GHD) will offer vaccines for children, teens and adults at
(440) 353-0828.Deadline is August 25. locations across Lorain County.
Awards to participants will be given out immediately fol-
Senior Center Men’s Breakfast lowing the tournament. Students need up-to-date vaccines to protect themselves
and classmates from serious diseases, like meningitis, chick-
Bill Perrien, Executive Vice-President of the I-X Center, N. Ridgeville Senior Center events enpox, human papillomavirus, measles and mumps. Vaccine
will speak about the KC-97 Stratofreighter, the latest acqui- clinics will be held at the following dates and locations:
sition at the IX Center, at the Men’s breakfast on Thursday, Special Events:
August 3, from 9-10 a.m. The airplane has been rescued and July 27 - “All about Alpacas,” presented by Joy Turner •Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at
is in pieces right now at the I-X Center. The plan is to restore of “Our Little World Alpacas,” and includes everything you the Lorain County General Health District, 9880 South Mur-
the massive KC-97 Stratofreighter and have it as a permanent wanted to know about Alpacas. Brunch is a hot breakfast en- ray Ridge Rd., Elyria.
display for visitors to tour. Many of the parts and assemblies trée with fruit, juice and coffee is $3. Reservations required
of the aerial refueling tanker were manufactured in the build- by calling 353-0828. •Wednesday, August 2, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Lorain
ing during the 1940-1950s. Trips: County General Health District.
August 24 - Lorain County Fair Senior Day, free admis-
At present, the 117 foot long fuselage is in two pieces for sion for seniors 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $8 transportation fee is due •Wednesday, August 9, 2 -5:30 p.m. at the Wellington
shipping purposes and sits on stands in a corner waiting to be by August 14. Town Hall, 115 Willard Memorial Square.
reassembled. The KC-97 has a wingspan of 141 feet and was September 26 - Amish Shopping. Fare $30, deadline is
39 feet 4 inches tall and could carry between 9,000-15,000 September 5. JM Smucker Store, P. Graham Dunn, Hersh- •Wednesday, August 16, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. at
gallons of fuel and a crew of ?ve. berger’s farm/Bakery and Everything Rubbermaid. Bus de- the Avon VFW, 36950 Mills Rd.
parts from Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m.
The Men’s breakfast is open to senior men 55 years and (times are approximate). •Tuesday, August 22, 2- 5:30 p.m. at Harrison Cultural
older. Join them for conversation and friendship while learn- For more information, or to register for programs or trips, Community Centre, 1922 Hamilton Ave., in Lorain.
ing about special interests and information! The breakfast is call the Senior Center at (440) 353-0835.
a hot entrée along with fruit cup, juice and coffee, all for $3. •Wednesdays, August 23 & 30, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the
Breakfast is at 9 a.m. Reservations may be called in by 10 Rocky River Watershed Council Lorain County General Health District.
a.m. on the Tuesday before to the Senior Center at (440) 353- Summer Picnic
0828. Travel-related vaccines and resources are available by
The Rocky River Watershed Council will be hosting a pic- appointment. Clinic times and dates are subject to change.
Vaudeville Variety Show nic at the Rich?eld Heritage Preserve in Rich?eld Township Call (440) 284-3206 to check clinic times or to make an ap-
on Wednesday, July 26, starting at 5:30 p.m. A picnic dinner pointment. Walk-ins are welcome. All children under age 18
“Raisin Canes,” a Vaudeville group of 20 seniors 60 and will be provided. This event is open to all at no cost. must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bring cur-
over from the Smallwood Activity Center (formerly Parma rent immunization record, insurance card and cash, check or
Senior Center) to bring their talents to North Ridgeville on Come to participate in this fun-?lled evening of activities, Visa/MasterCard.
August 4! North Ridgeville Seniors, Inc. is presenting this including interpretive hikes, picnic dinner, volunteer recog-
special concert, sponsored by Northridge Health Center and nition, watershed project updates and a chance to meet the LCGHD participates in the Vaccines for Children (VFC)
Northridge Retirement Apartments. This afternoon concert Watershed Council Board. Learn what this volunteer organi- Program to provide vaccines to children that qualify. No
will begin at 2 p.m. at Field’s United Methodist Church, zation is all about! child in the VFC program is turned away for inability to pay.
34077 Lorain Rd.
For more information about vaccines, visit LorainCoun-
The “Raisin Canes,” Vaudeville Dancers formed in 1999 For more tips on how to keep healthy, follow
and have performed over 1,200 gigs in 17 years in the Cleve- the Lorain County General Health District on Twitter @Lo-
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[email protected] The Olmsted Falls Kiwanis is holding its annual Breakfast Sammy is a 10-12 year- Sammy
on The Bridge Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, August 6. The old male, Black Shepherd/ that look like he’s seen it all.
LaGrange Historical Society news breakfast will be held on the Olmsted Falls Covered Bridge Husky Mix. Sammy weighs
from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 75 lbs., is current on his vac- If you’d like to meet
The Lagrange Historical Society will be open on Saturday, cines and is neutered. Sam- Sammy, please visit or call
July 29, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The museum is located at 113 The price is $6 for adults, kids 3 and under free. Tickets my was adopted way back the Elyria Friendship APL at
South Center Street, in the Old Glory Grange Hall. They will can be purchased from any Kiwanian or at the Bridge. in September and recently (440) 322-4321.
have a display downstairs featuring items donated by the La- returned because he didn’t
Grange Fire Department, as this weekend is also their Bene?t 50 Acts of Giving Back get along with the neighbor’s
Car Show at IGA. dogs. Sammy is very people
L-R: Staff members Matt and Glenda, Sister Mary Berigan friendly, but because he is a
There are many more items on display upstairs, but that and consumer Helen. The dog is Sister Mary’s dog, Moses, senior, it’s recommended he
space is not handicap accessible. The downstairs is handicap a certi?ed therapy dog. goes to a home with older
accessible. kids and is the only pet in
This year marks the 50th families to make cards for the home. Sammy is house
They will be having a meeting on August 10 to further anniversary of Murray Ridge their loved ones. Other Mur- trained and has manners in
discuss September’s upcoming activities. Meetings are held Center! To celebrate this ray Ridge volunteers will be the home. Sammy has a pret-
the second Thursday of the month at the Grange Hall at 7 p.m. milestone, Murray Ridge cleaning items and stocking ty black coat and he’s very
The public is welcome to attend and to join. Dues are $10 has been busy working on its shelves at Habitat for Hu- distinguished looking with
per household. The mailing address is: LaGrange Historical 50 Acts of Giving Back, an manity Restore and Vermil- his gray muzzle and eyes
Society, P.O. Box 791, LaGrange, Ohio 44050. initiative whereby members ion Evangelical and Reform
of the Murray Ridge family Church’s Kids Boutique. Oberlin Family Fun Fair/Car Show
Congratulations to the two scholarship winners - Madisyn will ‘give back’ through at Congratulations to all
Cendrosky and Leah Cordy! least 50 acts of helping to Murray Ridge Center con- The Oberlin Family Fun Fair & Classic Car Show is on
meet needs in Lorain Coun- sumers and staff who have Saturday, August 5, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids ages 6-96 will
A big thank you to the LaGrange Township of?cials on ty. Although this initiative made the 50 Acts of Giving be entertained by the “Summer of 65” Band, a hula hoop con-
the restoration of the windows of the original Town Hall on will run until the end of Back such a success, and to test, magicians, clowns and food from food vendors and lo-
the square. If you haven’t noticed, take a look up next time 2017, as of July, the Adult all those Murray Ridge pro- cal restaurants. The fun-?lled day also includes the following
driving through. Program participants have gram participants who will activities.
already completed 104 Acts be volunteering during the
Lions Club Gun Raffle by 122 different individuals! “Always There” Week of •Classic Car Show - The ?rst 150 car show entrants re-
ceive dash plaques. Plaques will be awarded in 9 categories,
The LaGrange Lions are holding their 2nd annual Gun Raf?e Murray Ridge Center Service! including original cars, truck, street legal modi?ed, two-pas-
on August 12, from 12-5 p.m. at Lions Park, located at 240 Glen- is also participating in the senger, collector’s class, Best of Show and longest distance
dale St. Cost is $20/ticket or 6/$100. They will be raf?ing off 10 Ohio Association of County traveled.
new guns, along with other side raf?es. Food will be provided Boards of Developmental
and beverages available for purchase. This will be held rain or Disabilities’ (OACB) “Al- •Live Music with the Summer of 65 Band from 11 a.m.-2
shine, inside and outside. For tickets and/or information, call Tim ways There” Week of Ser- p.m.
at (330) 591-0367 or Ann at (440) 315-4278. vice, as part of a celebration
in honor of all county boards •D.J. Larry Farnsworth with Sounds of the Classics from
KEY 5K Run/1 Mile Walk of Ohio’s 50 year anniversa- 2-4 p.m.
The Keystone Empowers You (KEY) collaborative is seeking •Live radio broadcast by WDLW 1380 AM “Kool Kat
sponsors for “The Pheasant Run.” This is a 5K/1 Mile Run/Walk Last week’s service, from Oldies” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
to increase access to and awareness of physical activity resourc- July 17-21, allowed Murray
es in the Keystone community. The event is Sunday, October 1, Ridge to join in with all 88 •50/50 raf?e - Must be present to win!
beginning at 1 p.m. By sponsoring this community event, you Ohio county boards in cele- •Oberlin Merchant Sidewalk Sales on Friday and Saturday
will gain and expand visibility in the community, participate bration of their shared heri- from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
in a community-based event and support an event that direct- tage and accomplishments, •Bubble Soccer, Laser Tag, Bounce Houses and Obstacle
ly bene?ts the health of the community. Your sponsorship helps and to recognize the conti- Racer.
to defray the cost of organizing the event. Funds received from nuity of support, promotion •Demolition Derby Game.
sponsors are used to purchase T-shirts for registered race partic- of opportunity, history of •Craft and Product Vendors.
ipants, the timer clock and complimentary drinks and snacks for partnership and being “Al- •Children’s activities and crafts presented by non-pro?t or-
race participants. ways There” for the people, ganizations (snow cones, face painting and more).
families and communities •Dunk Tank - Take aim at a group of Oberlin celebrities.
See the Keystone website at they serve. •Clown, balloons, strolling magician and Magic Show.
for sponsorship forms, registration and more information. •Big Wheel Contest (ages 3-8).
Murray Ridge will be •Hula Hoop Contest (ages 8-15) and much more!
Pig Roast fund-raiser using the “Always There”
Week of Service as an op-
The LaGrange Hunting & Fishing Club is hosting a Pig Roast portunity to complete even
& Gun Raf?e on October 14 from 5-11 p.m at the Lorain County more “acts” throughout the
Fairgrounds, in Bldg. 19. Cost is a $25 donation. Adults only. community! Volunteers
They will be serving roasted pig, chicken quarters with BBQ from their Opportunity and
sauce, baked redskin potatoes, corn on the cob (if still in season) Vocational Centers located
w/butter, pasta salad, cole slaw, rolls & butter, beer, coffee, pop in Elyria, Lorain and Ober-
& water. They will be raf?ing off 7 new guns along with side lin will be busy cleaning up
raf?es and a reverse raf?e. For tickets and/or information, call walking trails, making and
Ron at (440) 829-3724 or Ann at (440) 315-4278. serving free lemonade at Mu-
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Page 10, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 24, 2017 Attendees will view Jupiter and some of its moons, see the rings Mingo & Peanut seek loving homes
of Saturn, unusual star clusters and planetary nebulae, and par-
[email protected] ticipate in the peak viewing of the Perseids meteor shower. The Mingo Peanut
library will provide 3-4 telescopes or bring your own; binoculars
Herrick Memorial Library will work too! Register for this free family friendly program at Mingo is such a sweetheart! He was found at FAPL and this
the library’s circulation desk or by calling the library at (440) adorable 3 month old loves to be held and cuddled. He is such a
Touch-a-Truck - Saturday, July 29, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 647-2120. This event will be at Holley Dale Farm. The library nice kitten! Can you give Mingo a good home?
Join the staff of the Herrick Memorial Library at this 3rd annual will provide printed directions upon registration. Rain date will
program. The event highlights the wide variety of Wellington’s be Friday, August 18, at 8:30 p.m. Peanut is a 3-year-old Tiger cat who was adopted and re-
community workers and the vehicles that they use to help “build turned. Her owner said that she was really sweet with people
a better” community. This family-friendly event will let every- Welcome to Kindergarten - Monday, August 14: A special and likes to sit by you while you watch TV. Peanut was given
one get close and possibly into these vehicles to check them out. story time for children attending Kindergarten this fall. This the run of the house right away instead of a slow introduction
Bring Mom & Dad, brothers & sisters to show them these super program is a refresher course on what skills the children need to the dog and cat in the home and that didn’t go well, so she
vehicles. The event will be in the Wellington Eagles’ back park- to know and have been practicing at the Herrick Memorial Li- was returned to ?nd another home. Stop by the FAPL to meet
ing lot. Registration is not required. Call the library at (440) 647- brary’s ‘Countdown to Kindergarten’ program series they attend- this pretty kitty.
2120 for more information. ed through the winter months. Call the library at (440) 647-2120
to register your child. All cats receive one or more vaccinations, a basic veterinary
ACT Test Prep Workshop - August 1 & 3 from 5-8 p.m. For examination, are wormed and spayed/neutered and feline leu-
teens going into grades 9-12. The ACT is the leading U.S. col- Solar Eclipse Watch - Monday, August 21, from 1-4 p.m. kemia tested. Kittens under a year old are $50 and cats over a
lege admissions test measuring what you learn in high school Join the library staff as they hold a ‘solar eclipse watch’ in front year are only $20. All kittens/cats over 3 months old are also
to determine your academic readiness for college. Instructor of the Wellington Town Hall and at the library building (build- micro-chipped.
Roger Sasack will provide high school students helpful hints in ing #21) at the Lorain County Fairgrounds during the Fair. The
the areas of Math, Reading, English & Science and test-taking library will loan out special solar eyewear to use on a ?rst-come If you would like to give Sammy or Peanut a loving,
strategies to prepare for the exam. Registration is required and basis. Peak eclipse time is approximately 2:30 p.m. There is no forever home, please call the Friendship Animal Protective
can be done by clicking the link in the program description on need to register for this event. Call the library at (440) 647-2120 League at (440) 322-4321. (
the library’s website,, or by calling (440) for more information.
647-2120. The shelter is located at 8303 Murray Ridge Road, in
Penfield Trustees Elyria. Their hours are from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday,
Writers Group - Thursdays, July 27 and August 10 & 17 from Friday & Saturday; from 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday &
6-7:30 p.m. Join this group if you have a passion for writing of The June 20 regular meet- suited for the repair work. The Thursday; and from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Friend-
all venues. Bring samples of your writing to share with the group. ing of the Pen?eld Township cost is $15,000. The cost of the ship APL is a private, non-pro?t humane society. They de-
This group is not like other writing groups; we encourage one an- Trustees was called to order C & S program thru the Coun- pend on the generosity and ?nancial support of the public to
other, try new and different forms of writing and learn to create at 7:30 p.m. All of?cers were ty will cost less than original- serve the people and animals of Lorain County.
characters and plots for your ?ction pieces, or explore the world present. The meeting was at- ly estimated at $31,427. The
of poetry and verse. Registration is encouraged. To register, call tended by 5 guests. County Engineer’s of?ce will Farm Market tips
the Herrick Memorial Library at (440) 647-2120. send a revised estimate. In
The minutes of the previ- 2016, the LC Engineer’s of- This summer, ?nd affordable and local fresh fruits and
Engineering Grab Bag - Saturday, August 5, from 1-4 p.m. ous meeting were read and ?ce overestimated the stone vegetables at local farm markets. Not sure where to ?nd a
For tweens and teens. Can you build something useful out of approved. Vouchers #11826- required for projects. The farm market? Go to to
spare parts? Participants will put their engineering skills to the 11842 were also approved. stone was swept up and re- ?nd a list of farm markets on an interactive map.
test by using materials form our ‘mystery bags’ in timed building sold by Melway Construction.
challenges to create functional structures and devices. Registra- Fiscal Of?cer Denes read They may revise the stone re- When choosing fruits and vegetables, remember these tips:
tion is required. Call the library at (440) 647-2120 or come in to the correspondence, which quired. Gordon reported that •Pick greens (like lettuce and spinach) with fresh, crisp
register by July 29. Space is limited to 20 attendees. included notice of the SWAC there were no drug tests for leaves. Do not take home the slimy and wilted greens.
grant in the amount of $6,645 the month. Gordon will pro- •Choose tomatoes or peaches that are not too hard or too
Star Watch & Meteor Shower - Saturday, August 12 at 8:30 for the Jones Rd. culvert proj- cure estimates for the repair of mushy.
p.m. Join the library staff on a visual visit to the night sky as ect. Denes asked for ideas re- the roadside park fence from
they view the Milky Way and see the wonders of our galaxy. garding the $500 MORE grant Crest Fence & Elyria Fence.
for safety equipment. A quote This will be the second time
for the recycling truck ser- this section of the fence has
vice to be applied to the SW needed repair. The last repair
grant was received. A quote was approximately 10 years
for replacing our road tractor ago.
for $1,500 was received from
Polen Implement. The LMRE With no additional busi-
director ballot was discussed ness to discuss, the meeting
and the Township’s vote was was adjourned at 8 p.m.
cast. USDA is looking for
board nominations. Arm- Submitted by Vicki Denes,
strong’s Healing Heroes pro- Fiscal Of?cer
gram was discussed.
Specializing in:
Automobile, Homeowners, Small Commerical, Pen?eld Historical Soci-
ety’s secretary, Linda VanMe-
Farm, Life, Motorcycle & RV Insurances ter, reported that she needed
help with the desserts for the
Grafton Wellington 7/23 Steak Fry fund-raiser.
35881 Grafton Eastern 173 Depot St Contact Linda, Jackie John-
440-647-6010 son, Dixie Oakes or Kay Reed
440-926-3312 for ticket sales or offers to
work. Tickets are $18 pre-sale & $25 the day of the event.

FREE CELEBRATE Trustee Conrad read a let-
WITH US! ter pertaining to the Memorial
COMMUNITY Day ceremony from Tom &
From sea to shining sea, Jane Younglas. Conrad re-
PAPER FREE COMMUNITY PAPERS ported that Mark Fridenstine
MONTH like the one you’re reading is no longer with the LC En-
gineers department and that
Visit to learn more today reach millions of Peter Zwick is his temporary
homes on a weekly, biweekly replacement. Conrad will
discuss the Peck Wadsworth
and monthly basIs. We’re ditch project with Zwick. He
committed to providing the reported that the RLCWA
board meeting was business
best news coverage and as usual. Conrad reported that
advertising information to you, the SLCAD representative re-
our strong and loyal readership. ported that they are requesting
a larger contribution from the
Thank you for your support! LC Fair Board for services
rendered at the LCTA meet-
ing. Trustee Johnson will re-
port on the progress.

Trustee Johnson reported
that Tim Tyrone had poured
the footer for the Seman
grave. He also reported that he
had picked up 10 round tables
and a cart from Sam’s Club.
He reported on the SLCAD
meeting, where Executive Di-
rector Dave Knapp resigned.
Amy Kiley and Fred Swanson
will be covering this position
temporarily. An ad will be
placed for his replacement.

Trustee Gordon reported
that Hart Construction has
marked the damaged areas
to be repaired. They have a
2’ wide grinder which is well

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•Rinse all fruits and vegetables under running water before Free Summer Concerts in Oberlin RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 24, 2017 Page 11
eating them. We break for lunch at noon and the lunch and all materials
2017 is the 25th anniversary of the Summer Concert Series! are included in the cost. At 1 p.m. will be a Hands on Diag-
•Set a goal to eat at least three servings of fruits and vege- Each year, Oberlin Business Partnership brings bands into Ober- nostics with Samples and then we will wrap up the program
tables per day. A serving is the size of your ?st or 1 cup. lin to perform on Fridays from 7-9 p.m. in the Clark Bandstand at 3 p.m. with an Evaluation session.
on Tappan Square. People come from all around the region to Cost is $35 and deadline to register is July 28. Register
A healthy dip adds zip to plain vegetables. Try this dip spend a relaxing evening listing to music in beautiful Tappan and pay with credit card at either of the following links:
with bite-sized vegetables, like carrot and celery sticks, broc- Square. or
coli ?orets, sliced peppers and sliced cucumbers:
The next free concerts is on July 28 - Terry Lee Goffee - The ry-896126ea77074ba7957f133dee830704.aspx.
Recipe for Blue Cheese Dip: 1/4 cup reduced-fat blue “Ultimate” Johnny Cash experience. Terry covers the 50-year Call Ohio Woodland Stewards with any questions at (614)
cheese crumbles, 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream and 2 tbsps. career of an American music legend. With his six foot two inch 688-3421.
light mayonnaise (recipe from the National Heart, Lung and burly frame, sturdy jaw, icy stare and rich baritone voice, Goffee
Blood Institute). takes on the persona of the “Man in Black!” University of Akron Graduates

For more information, contact the LCGHD at (440) 322- For more information, check out the Summer Concerts Face- Congratulations to the 2,994 candidates from 29 states and
6367 or visit For more tips on how book page, 39 countries who earned 66 doctoral degrees, 91 juris doctor
to keep healthy, follow them on Twitter @LorainCoHealth degrees, 649 master’s degrees, 1,886 bachelor’s degrees and
and Facebook, or watch them on YouTube. “Putting Out the Welcome Mat 302 associate degrees. The following are the local students
for Birds” who were degree recipients:
“Cram the Cruiser Campaign”
Got birds, feeders or nests? Want more birds in your yard Melissa Boey, Clayton Bowes, Breanna Hamper and Ian
Sheriff Phil R. Stammitti and his staff are kicking off and garden? Putting Out the Welcome Mat for Birds, a First Murphy of Columbia Station.
the 4th annual “Cram the Cruiser Campaign.” During the Friday Garden Coffee Chat is for you!
week of the Lorain County Fair, August 21-27, a Sher- Micaela Dyson, Michaela Foisy, Evan Foreman, Zachary
iff’s Of?ce Patrol Car (Cruiser) will be parked at the Join Medina County Master Gardeners and learn how to Gilgenbach, Kevin Grau, Nichole Kelsey, Latasha Kennard,
Lorain County Sheriff’s Headquarters located just inside make your property more attractive to birds. Learn how to put Hayley Manuel, Samantha Ward, Evalyn Zimpelmann, Holly
the Main Gate at the Lorain County Fair Grounds. Our out a welcome mat for our ?ne feathered friends. Come to the Howser, Joshua Busse and Samuel Hardt of Elyria.
goal is to ?ll the cruiser with school supplies as many OSU Extension Of?ce, located at 120 West Washington St.,
times as possible during the week of the fair. Visitors to Suite 1L, in Medina, on Friday, August 4, from 10-11:30 a.m. Gabriel Anderson, Abby Brinker, Andrew Etzler, Nathan-
the fair are asked and encouraged to bring school sup- Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $5 per person. Pre-registra- iel Plas, Michael Schmitz, Joshua Taylor, James DuBois,
plies to help “Cram the Cruiser.” tion is strongly preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Regis- Adam Fada, Ashley Schaefer, Timothy Schmuhl, Colin Sim,
tration forms can be found online at: To Elizabeth Persinger, Kelly Becker and Jacob Prechtl of Graf-
The following supplies are needed: No 2 pencils, col- receive a copy of the form by mail or email, call the Medina ton.
ored pencils, large pin erasers, crayon boxes of 16, spiral County OSU Extension Of?ce at 330-725-4911, extension
bound composition notebooks, pocket folders, highlight- 106. Beverages and light refreshments provided. Kelsey Swindell of Lagrange.
ers, index cards, ballpoint pens, water-based markers, Saissy Kendig, Jordan Laviano, Nathan Lucas, Darlene
glue sticks, drawing paper, plastic boxes for storing Tree Diagnostic Workshop Maggard, Dustin Poff, Jake Powers, Daniel Williams, Doug-
items, rulers/protractors, scotch tape, loose leaf notebook las Gorski and Tyler Keith of North Ridgeville.
paper and four ounce bottles of white glue. Ohio State University Mans?eld, at 1760 University Brittany McLaughlin, Courtney Kalman and Virdie Cropp
Drive, in the 100 Ovalwood Hall, will be a Tree Diagnostic of Wellington.
This year, all school supplies collected will be donat- Workshop - What Is Wrong With My Tree? on Friday, August Congratulations!
ed to the Firelands School Systems. 4, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. This Ohio Woodland Stewards Pro-
gram spends the day with Extension specialists to diagnose General Plug and Mfg. Co.
Any business, organization or citizen that would like some common and not so common tree problems. Learn what NOW HIRING
to donate supplies, but will not be attending the fair, can trees need immediate attention from what is just cosmetic and
drop their donation off at the Sheriff’s Of?ce Lobby, lo- won’t compromise the health of the tree. Ask questions and Part- Time Workers
cated at 9896 Murray Ridge Road, in Elyria, or contact get answers and ?nd out what resources are available to help Contact Megan at 440-926-1757
the Sheriff’s Of?ce at (440) 329-3844 and arrangements you with the process. This and more will be covered during
will be made to collect your donation. Your support of the workshop. There is an 8:30 a.m. registration and the pro- Mon- Friday 9am-4pm.
this event is truly appreciated and remember, donations gram begins at 9 a.m. with “Introduction to Tree Diagnos-
of any size have a positive impact. tics,” 20 Questions - Signs & Symptoms. Other subjects cov-
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Opening Ceremonies 6:45 p.m. Open to the World Draft Horse and
172nd Demo Derby 7:00 p.m. Tickets: $8
Pony Hitch 9:00 a.m. FREE
MEDINA Tuesday, August 1: Demo Derby 7:00 p.m. Tickets: $8
COUNTY FAIR Motocross 6:00 p.m. Tickets: $9
Saturday, August 5:
July 31st- August 6th Wednesday, August 2: OSTPA Tractor and Truck Pull
2017 Rough Truck 7:00 p.m. Tickets: $8
7:00 p.m. Tickets: $9
Thursday, August 3: Sunday, August 7:
Gary Allan with Special Guests:
Farm Tractor Pull 9:00 a.m. FREE
Brothers Osborne Buckin’ Ohio Bullriding 6:00 p.m.
Tickets: $30 plus $3 service charge
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Plan Your Summer Festival and Safety Tips for Fairs
Fair Schedule Now and Carnivals

Festival and fair season heats up when the tempera- tor of the fair or festival by not being pressed for time. Carnivals, county fairs and street festivals can make
tures rise. Come summertime, communities across the Book a room in a nearby hotel or motel and turn a week- for fun family outings. The nice weather just beckons
country play host to cultural, ?lm, music, craft, hobby, or end festival excursion into a mini-vacation. people outdoors, and weekend after weekend re-
food festivals. sourceful carnival goers can probably ?nd a fair near-
· Dress the part. Festivals and fairs typically take place by. But revelers need to make sure their experiences
With so many entertaining options on the horizon, fam- outdoors. Dress according to the morning forecast. Lay- are as safe as they are fun.
ilies and individuals with hectic schedules need to start er clothing so that everyone can take off or add items to
scoping out their summer festival options early. Here’s feel comfortable. Wide-brimmed hats and sunglasses The Outdoor Amusement Business Association es-
how to navigate the bevy of offerings and get ready for may provide relief from overhead sun. Plus, don’t forget timates 500 million guests visit carnivals, fairs and
several months of fun. to wear comfortable shoes, as festivalgoers tend to walk festivals each year. More than half of them participate
a lot. Apply and reapply sunblock throughout the day as in mobile amusement rides, among other recreational
· Explore your options. Consult local news sources for necessary. pursuits. Such pursuits can not only be fun, but they
upcoming weekend activities. Fairs and festivals are often also can be dangerous, especially for young children.
advertised in neighborhoods on signs and billboards, but · Plan your transportation. Typically fairs and festivals As a result, parents taking their kids along to enjoy this
they also may be mentioned in calendar-of-events pages can get crowded quickly, with ingress and egress roads wholesome fun should consider the following precau-
in local newspapers. Visit the website of your local cham- being blocked by traf?c. Also, parking lots may ?ll up fast. tions.
ber of commerce or tourism board to see if they have list- Plan to leave early for the fair, and consider public trans-
ings of upcoming local events. portation, shuttle buses or a rideshare service to make the * Be prepared. Research the fair or carnival and
day more carefree. know what to expect when you arrive. How big is it?
· Choose your preferences. Make fair and festival plan- What are the types of attractions and what vendors
ning a family affair. Look for events that appeal to all mem- · Identify a meeting spot. In the event that a child or will be included? What is the parking situation? Are
bers of the household, or allow each member of the family adult separates from the group, ?nd a meeting spot where strollers allowed? Knowing what to expect can make
a weekend afternoon to ?nd events that cater to their in- the family can gather. Children can also carry a note listing the occasion a little less stressful. If your child is old
terests. Take out the calendar and mark must-see festivals an adult’s mobile phone number for emergencies. enough to understand, explain what the fair entails
out as early as possible. and how it can be crowded and noisy.
Fairs and festivals are an annual ritual for many people.
· Sign up for updates. Many fairs and festivals are an- Now is the time to plan for these fun-?lled excursions.
nual events. Visit their websites and sign up for an email
mailing list so you can receive updates on events. Joining
mailing lists may even make you eligible for coupons or
entrance fee discounts on certain days.

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* Dress for the weather. It is important to wear stur- Explore the Best of RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 24, 2017 Page 13
dy, comfortable footwear. Many carnivals are set up the Best Carnival sugar or honey were added to the popped corn. Mod-
in ?elds or empty parking lots. There will be a lot of ern kettle corn is made in much the same way, using
walking, and you want to be sure you are comfortable. foods corn, oil, sugar, and salt. Use of sugar produces a
Check the weather before going and dress for the tem- sweet crust on the popping corn. Constant stirring is
perature. Wear hats to shield your faces from the sun required, or the sugar will burn in the kettle.
and lather on plenty of sunblock for protection. Avoid
Carnivals, street fairs and feasts are popular at-
wearing any dangling clothes and jewelry. Tie back Summer is a time of Cotton candy tractions when the weather warms up. They’re her-
long hair to reduce your risk of accidents on rides. year when empty park- Cotton candy is a treat alded not only for their rides and games of chance
ing lots or ?elds get many people only eat at but also for their indulgent foods.
* Identify security guards or a security kiosk upon transformed into magical carnivals or fairs. A form
entering. Let children know where safety personnel are places of wonder. When of spun sugar mixed with How a Healthy Diet
stationed. Establish a meet-up point that is very con- the carnival comes to air to produce a large Helps You and the
spicuous should anyone get separated from the group. town, once barren spac- volume of sticky sweet
This central location will be checked ?rst and should es are ?lled with blinking cotton, cotton candy Environment
be easily identi?able for young children. Instruct the lights and the hum of me- was invented by dentist
child to stay there until you ?nd him or her. chanical rides that treat William Morrison and The right dietary choices can not only improve your
thrill seekers to a whirling confectioner John C. health but the environment as well. But urbanization and
* Put your mobile phone number in your child’s pock- dervish of excitement. Wharton in 1897. It was increasingly busy schedules force many people to seek
et. Put your name or “Mom/Dad” on a sheet of paper Cheers, jeers and game subsequently introduced the most convenient, and not necessarily the healthiest,
with a contact number and put it in your son or daugh- attendants can be heard, to the public at the 1904 foods.
ter’s pocket. Should he or she get lost, the child can and the savory aroma of World’s Fair as “Fairy
approach a security guard and give that person your fried delights wafts in the Floss.” Automatic cotton The growing reliance on processed foods may be hurt-
phone number. breeze. candy machines help ing humans and the planet they call home. Processed
make cotton candy avail- foods tend to be loaded with starches and preservatives,
* Take a current photo of the kids. Use your smart- Traveling fairs and able to market at car- increasing consumers’ risk of diabetes and being obese.
phone or camera to snap a picture of your children carnivals are hallmarks nivals and fairs around In addition, many prepackaged foods are shipped from
when you arrive at the event. This way you will have of late spring and sum- the world. Eat it quickly faraway processing plants, and vast amounts of fuel must
a method of helping others identify them should they mer. Comprised of ven- because cotton candy be consumed for products to get from those plants to lo-
get lost. dors, games of chance, melts and gets messy cal grocery stores.
amusement rides, and under the hot sun.
* Observe the rides in advance. Watch rides before more, these events at- Corn dogs But subtle shifts in dietary habits and trends can de-
you get in line to try them out. Figure out if it is appro- tract scores of spec- Foods served on crease mortality rates and reduce global greenhouse
priate for a child and acclimate anyone who is nervous. tators. Historians be- sticks, including corn gas emissions resulting from food production. Adopting
Carnival rides often have a “you must be this tall to lieve the 1893 Chicago dogs, are a staple of car- alternative diets that feature a higher ratio of ?sh, whole
ride” sign at their entrance gates. World’s Fair served as a nivals because of their grains and locally grown produce can greatly reduce an
catalyst for the creation portability. Corn dogs individual’s carbon footprint.
* Look for inspection stickers. Carnival rides often of traveling carnivals. are formed by dipping a
have to be inspected for safety. If the ride doesn’t have After the World’s Fair hot dog into a cornmeal The “New Nordic Diet” is one example of a growing di-
a current inspection sticker, don’t ride it. closed, traveling carni- batter and frying it. Many etary trend that has the potential to improve the health of
val companies began to credit Carl and Neil humans and the environment. So says Henrik Saxe, an
* Stay hydrated. Pack plenty of bottled water for the tour the United States Fletcher with the ?rst associate professor who specializes in sustainability at
day. Fairs make a lot of money on concession sales, and abroad. The idea “corny dog,” served at Copenhagen University. Researchers found a reduction
and buying beverages all day can get expensive. De- of mobile carnivals may the State Fair of Texas in in greenhouse gases of at least 6 percent with the New
hydration is common when spending hours outdoors have also been made 1942. Those who enjoy Nordic Diet, as compared to typical diets in Denmark.
in warm weather. It can make a person dizzy and feel- trendy by the popularity hot dogs and the crunch
ing sick to their stomach. If you feel thirsty, you already of amusement areas like of an outer coating ?ock The following are a few ways average men and women
are dehydrated. Coney Island and Atlan- to concession stands for can eat to promote their own health while simultaneously
tic City. these salty delights. protecting the environment.
* Eat light. If you will be riding a lot of rides, it’s better Funnel cakes
to eat light meals beforehand. Heavy, greasy foods in Although the rides and What would a carnival · Adopt climate-friendly eating habits that rely on more
your stomach coupled with motion sickness can lead attractions certainly en- be without some vari- domestic, in-season foods.
to trouble. Wait until after you have gotten your ?ll of tice their share of carni- ation of fried dough?
the rides before indulging in funnel cake. val visitors, for many the From Spanish churros · Cut down on meat consumption.
unique culinary offerings to Italian zeppoles to · Eat organic foods as much as possible.
* Stick together. It can be tempting to separate when available at fairs and car- regular doughnuts, there · Avoid seafood harvested from ?sh farms which can
you get to the carnival, as older children may not be nivals are a big attraction is something to be said negatively impact your own health and marine life.
interested in the same rides as their younger siblings. as well. At carnivals, about sweetened, chewy · Grow your own fruits and vegetables.
But separating increases the risk of someone getting many people indulge in dough fried to form a · Shop at local markets that support nearby farms and
lost. foods that are best en- crunchy outer shell. farmer’s markets.
joyed sparingly, such as · Purchase products with the least amount of packag-
* Seek shelter in a storm. Thunderstorms can roll in fried foods, sticky sweets ing.
unexpectedly. Remember, lightning will seek the easi-
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[email protected] Eaton Township Hall news The Valley City Garden Club will meet on Thursday, Au-
gust 10, at the Mill Stream Park in Valley City at 5:30 p.m.
Hydrant Testing 2017 • Please note our Compost Center is open on Saturdays The club will be holding their annual Fall Harvest Picnic.
only from 10 a.m-4 p.m. This month’s agenda will also include instillation of of?cers.
On July 18, the Carlisle Township Fire Department began
?ushing and ?ow testing hydrants, and will continue until • Please Contact our of?ce at (440) 748-2236 or secre- The club offers many interesting and informative speak-
September. Members of the Fire Department plan on ?ush- [email protected] to request a Resident Packet with ers, demonstrations and ?eld trips. For more information,
ing hydrants during the day time, Tuesday through Thursday, links to Resources in the County/Township contact Tom at (440) 724-1156.
from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Areas affected include: East River Road
(including all side streets), a portion of Chestnut Ridge Road, • Please visit our Facebook page for info daily at www. LCCC Hosts Jack Nicklaus
East Avenue, Fuller Road, Sandy Lane, Grafton Road (in- Scholarship Golf Benefit
cluding side streets), Butternut Ridge Road, Oberlin-Elyria
Road (including side streets), Hall Road and the north end of • local Eaton Twp. Businesses (retail & at-home) should The LCCC Foundation will host the 27th annual Lorain
LaGrange Road (including side streets) and rural hydrants in contact the secretary to be listed in our Business Listing. County Community College Jack Nicklaus Scholarship Golf
Brentwood Village, Carlisle Woods and Ravines Edge. If you Bene?t from 11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. on August 14 at the Elyria
have questions on the hydrant testing, please contact the ?re • There is still some availability for hall rentals during the Country Club. PGA golf professional Jimmy Hanlin will be
station at (440) 458-5178. summer - call the of?ce to schedule your party. a featured guest.

Ask the Remodeler • Township Hall Rentals: $50 Hall rental for Eaton Town- Proceeds support student scholarships at LCCC and the
ship Residents; $75 for non-residents. Lots of open dates! University Partnership. The endowment fund has provided
Question: Why should we go with your estimate if it’s Call the Secretary to schedule your family or work party! more than $700,000 in ?nancial assistance to students since
more than your competitors? 1991.
• Did you know the Township will allow you to “borrow”
Answer: Price is an important factor in selecting your re- 7 tables/24 chairs to use for a party. Call the Township to re- Visit or call (440) 366-4039 to
modeling contractor. Quality, timeliness, professionalism, serve it! (440) 748-2236 (must be an Eaton Twp Resident). register and for more information. The cost is $600 for a sin-
design and communication are also important. Usually when gle golfer. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. The
the price is lower, some of the other qualities may not meet • Reminder: Notary Services are complimentary for Town- event is presented by Spitzer Automotive.
with your approval. Consider all of these qualities and their ship residents.
importance to you before you make your choice. The lower Contact Lisa DeVito at (440) 366-7743 or ldevito@lorain-
priced contractor may provide all of the things that are im- • Flint Ridge road work: Arrow head should be done by for more information.
portant to you. Good Luck and may you make a wise selec- July 26, Flint Ridge Phase 4 should be starting soon.
tion. Elyria Country Club is located at 41625 Oberlin-Elyria
• Free summer meals for kids under 18 years old, Mon- Road, in Elyria.
If you have any questions you would like to ask, send them day-Friday served at 12:15 p.m. at the Eaton Town Hall
via email to [email protected]. Remember the Candy Bar
• Eaton Township has a curfew between 12 a.m. mid- When You Need a Car
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Visit: July Calender 440-366-3673
7/26 - 7 p.m. Zoning Commission Special meeting re: SP-
2017-02 TNT Wireless on Eaton Commerce Parkway; other
zoning concerns & resolution book.
August Calender
8/1 - 7:30 p.m. Bi-Monthly Trustee meeting.
8/2 - 7 p.m. Zoning commission Public hearing re: Article
8 in Zoning resolution. 7:30 p.m. Zoning commission Public
hearing re: Medicinal Marijuana. 8 p.m. Zoning Commission
Public hearing re: TNT Wireless -Site plan SP-2017-02; Reg-
ular monthly meeting will follow the 3 public hearings.
8/8 - 7 p.m. Board of Zoning Appeals has a Hearing AB-
2017-01 Yacabucci.
8/12 - Tentative Paper Shredding Day at Eaton Town hall.
8/15 - 7:30 p.m. Bi-Monthly Trustee meeting.

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Page 16, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 24, 2017 Class Reunions

Ann McDonald 440-926-2774 Grafton Village Council MHS Class of 1977 Reunion
email: [email protected] There will be a casual get together for members of the
Council, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Ap- Midview Class of 1977 on the outside patio of Wolfey’s
MIDVIEW SOCCER FUND-RAISER peals met in a joint meeting on July 18. The meeting room Bistro & Pub in Elyria on Friday, August 4, from 7-11 p.m.
The Midview High School Soccer Boosters are sponsor- was ?lled with family, friends and ?re department personnel There will be a cash bar. The main reunion event will be on
ing an evening out on Saturday, July 29, from 7-9:30 p.m. as the new ?re chief, Randy Kimbro, was sworn in. A small Saturday, August 5, at The Nest at Grey Hawk Golf Course
at the Columbia Station Eagles Club, 27190 Royalton Road. cake and punch reception was then held. The meeting contin- in LaGrange. For more information, contact Linda Sheldon
There will be appetizers and an open bar. The open bar will ued with the application of a Mechanic Street resident who Kraps at [email protected].
feature: wine, Bud Light beer, well drinks and sodas. Chanc- would like to build an addition to the garage and eliminate an MHS Class of 1982 Reunion
es on a 50/50 raf?e and basket raf?es will also be available. accessory shed. The matter was tabled by the Zoning Board The Midview High School graduating class of 1982 will be
Tickets are $25. For tickets or more information, contact Teri of Appeals until the Inspector could be present, all variance holding their 35 year reunion. Plans are set to start at 4 p.m. on
Liemer at (440) 537-4206. needs identi?ed and more research done. The Planning Com- Saturday, September 9, at Grey Hawk Golf Club, located at 665
mission recommended approval of the ?nal site plan for the U.S. Grant St., in LaGrange. There are still many alumni who
ICE CREAM SOCIAL/PATRIOTS CONCERT building planned for 1008 Commerce Drive. The parking lot have not yet been contacted and we would like to see every-
The Bicentennial Committee will be sponsoring a free Ice was approved on the contingency the plan ?ts within regula- one who may be interested. So please contact Sharon Havan-
Cream Social and Patriots Band concert on Saturday, August tions or obtains variances. Council later approved the recom- chak Belknap at (440) 666-4097 or [email protected]
13, at 7 p.m. in Willow Park as part of the continuing celebra- mendations. or Douglas Grignon at (216) 374-2600 or [email protected].
tion of Grafton’s Bicentennial year. Spouses & faculty are welcome. Invitation extends to those at-
The Village Administrator then discussed the purchase of tending classes during our time attending MHS, ’79-’82. There
HOMEBOUND SERVICES a 2007 Trailblazer for use by the ?re/EMS department. The will be a $20 buffet style dinner, featuring steak, chicken and
The Grafton-Midview Library now has a Homebound Ser- vehicle is currently on a government auction site. Village several sides, available from 6:30-8 p.m. This is for advance pur-
vice available. The library offers free delivery of materials representatives will travel to look at the condition of the trail- chase only. Payment can be sent through PayPal to PayPal.Me/
to patrons unable to visit the library. People of all ages may blazer and bid in the auction. The vehicle would be used by SharonBelknap or mail check payable to Sharon at 209 Hendrix
?nd themselves temporarily or permanently homebound, or the ?re chief to attend meetings and become more involved in Blvd., LaGrange, OH 44050. (Dinner purchase is not a require-
simply without transportation. We strive to offer the same surrounding areas. Other department personnel will also use ment to attend event.) Cash bar will also be available, as well as
access to information that you would receive when visiting the vehicle to attend training events. a 50/50 raf?e, sideboards, corn hole, 80’s music and other fun ac-
the library in person, including reference services by phone tivities. Pam Fuller Braun Owens is putting together throw-back
or email. Homebound Program materials are shipped in re- In other action, council voted to transfer money from the photos to present, so please send pics to theKeys1982@gmail.
turnable packaging with return postage included. Those who general fund to the capital improvement fund, to enter into com for inclusion. For those interested, there is also a Painting
can use the service include: persons recovering from injuries agreement with contractors for improvements to the waste Party being held on Friday, September 8. Please contact Sharon
or surgery, disabled veterans, pregnant women con?ned to water treatment facility, to participate in the Ohio Public for details. There is a planning meeting at Grey Hawk on Sunday,
bed rest, persons with acute anxiety disorder, children with Works Commission programs, to repair/replace the village August 6, at 10 a.m., for those who can participate to help.
special needs, persons in short or long-term care, caregivers hall sanitary discharge system, to hire an inspection service Midview High School classmates for the years 1959, 1960,
or simply persons without transportation. Available materi- and to have road cracks caulked and sealed. The improve- 1961 and 1962 are invited to a Potluck Picnic on Sunday, Au-
als include: ?ction and non-?ction books, large print books, ments to the waste water treatment plant include replacing gust 6, from 1-5 p.m. at Lorain County Metro Park, Indian Hol-
children and teen books, audiobooks, Playaways, magazines, and upgrading equipment, computer systems, transmission low Reservation/Sheldon Woods, Shelter #1, on Parsons Road
DVDs, Blu-rays, VHS, music CDs, video games and e-books. equipment, equipment housing and testing. The improve- in Grafton. You are asked to bring a dish to share (salad, meat,
Those interested in this service for themselves or for someone ments are expected to cost approximately $115,000. The veggie, potato or dessert) and your own table service and bev-
else can contact the Outreach Team at (440) 926-3317. Our Ohio Public Works Commission offers funding for transpor- erages. You may also want to bring lawn chairs. There are grills
staff will help you in selecting materials that will satisfy your tation and infrastructure projects. The village will apply for available near the shelter, however there is no electricity. No al-
speci?c needs. grant money to fund work on Chestnut Street and at the sew- cohol is permitted in the park. Spouses/guests are welcome to
er plant in 2018. The replacement/repairs to the village hall join us. For questions, contact Pat (Forrest) Flipiak at (440) 371-
Middie Wear Sale sanitary discharge system cost the village $15,500. The air 6837, Marge (Tran) Sayers at (440) 926-3449, Carol (Sprague)
conditioning unit at the village hall is being unreliable. The Timchuk at (440) 647-3943 or Judy (Krosky) Skinner at (440)
The Midview Middies PTA is selling high quality “Middie village will work to postpone replacing the unit until 2018. 353-1696.
Wear” for you to show your Middie Pride. Check out the online Grif?th Paving was approved to do the sealing of cracks on
store to place your order. They have high quality silk screened as roadways throughout the village at a cost of nearly $19,000. SENIOR OUTREACH PROGRAM
well as embroidered items ranging in sizes newborn to 5X-large! A list of streets will be given to the contractors, with the street
Go to or needing the most work at the top of the list. Sponsored by North Ridgeville Seniors, Inc. with
gl/6193kN to check out the items and place your order! programs being held at Hinkson Hysell VFW Post
The council then voted to accept the retirement of three 3341 Banquet Hall - 783 Huron Street in Grafton
SAVE MONEY WITH THE HOME/CAR DISCOUNT. ?re?ghters with more than 30 years each on the village’s The Grafton/LaGrange areas are looking for Meals on Wheels
rosters. The Village Administrator, Joe Price, announced the drivers. To become a driver, contact Robin @ 353-0829.
Which helps when you have the concrete work on Nantucket and Chippewa will begin July If there is ever a snow day for Keystone or Midview,
24. Mayor Dave DiVencenzo announced the contract with
HOME/CAR PAYMENTS. Allied Waste Service has expired. The council will look at ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE CANCELED.
a new ?ve-year contract and other options for trash pick-up.
Combine your home and auto insurance and save up Residents are reminded the rules for bulk pick-up are on the These Programs are Available to ALL SENIORS at NO CHARGE.
Village of Grafton web site.
to 25% on your premiums at Nationwide® 7/24 at 2:00 pm Senior Coffee Club. Movie with free
The next meeting will be on August 15. donuts and coffee for participants.
Mark Cummings Agency 7/25 at 2:00 pm Senior Exercise Class being instructed
Midview Marching Blue news by Debi’s Personal Training with fruit and juice for
MARK CUMMINGS Nationwide® participants.
On Your Side Marching season is fast approaching. There are some up- 7/28 at 2:00 pm Senior Card Club with pop and snacks for
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440-926-2000 7/31 at 2:00 pm Senior Coffee Club. Movie with free
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[email protected] Nationwide® forms by July 31 or you cannot march until they are turned 8/1 at 2:00 pm Senior Exercise Class
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Call me today for a quote. Auto Home Life Business Training with fruit and juice for participants.
July 31: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. - Band Camp Rookie Day. Doors 8/3 at 2:00 pm Sign up for Senior Dinner
Products underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Af?lited Companies. Life open at 7:45 a.m., downbeat at 8. to be held 8/10/2017 at 5:30pm. Two
Insurance issued by Nationwide Life Insurance Company. Home Of?ce: Columbus, OH 43215-2220 names per phone call only.
6 p.m. - Band Parent Orientation Meeting at MHS. All 8/11 at 2:00 pm Senior Card Club with
KRAG J. CHURCHILL, DDS parents are encouraged to attend! There will be door prizes pop and snacks for participants.
and light refreshments.
GENERAL PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY • If you have questions on these programs, please contact
August 6: Elyria Bicentennial Parade. the VFW’s Canteen Manager by calling 440-926-3341.
~NEW PATIENTS WELCOME~ August 15: - Band BBQ. This is an evening event for the
whole family • The VFW Hall is available for rent to use for your special
Hours By Appointment For more details, forms and dates, please go to Charms occasions. Call 440-926-3341 and ask for the Canteen
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Page 18, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 24, 2017 ?ce on March 20, 1861 and moved the of?ce into his building demonstration of native animals of Ohio, followed by the
on the west side of the street, lot 76. His son, H.E. Kelsy, Great Brad magician. At 7:15, the Grafton-Midview Library
Student Inventor represents named Postmaster in 1872, served until 1881, a total of 20 will have a story time, there will be singing and dancing to
Midview at Invention Convention years in the same location. During his tenure, Rawsonville favorite kid songs and Matt Harkin will be doing balloon
was renamed Grafton. sculptures for the children. There will then be the Locomo-
Midview West Elementary student Madeline Babel will tion train. All the rides, concessions, crafts, bake sales, raf?es,
represent Midview at the Ohio Invention Convention & En- Named Postmaster in 1881, H.C. Nesbett bought the beer garden, kids’ games and Bingo will open at 6 p.m. The
trepreneurship Competition at the Ohio State Fair on July 30. Kelsey Building and the post of?ce remained there.Seven Casino room opens at 7 p.m. There will be a DJ in the enter-
Babel’s invention, “What’s for Dinner,” won top honors at months later, in May 1882, new Postmaster W.T. Watson tainment tent beginning at 8 p.m.
Midview’s Invention Convention in March, which advanced moved the of?ce into his building, just down the street on lot
her to the state level. 72. Only four months later, Wm. Hart became Postmaster and At 7:15 a.m. Saturday morning, registration begins for the
the of?ce was again, on the east side of the street, Lot 4. 1.5 mile walk and a 5K race. The walk begins at 8:15 a.m.
“My invention helps parents to plan dinner by linking and the 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m. In the afternoon, there
what’s in your pantry to recipes that use those items through Named Postmaster March 1883, George Johnson moved will be mass at 4:30 p.m. with the festival opening at 6 p.m.
an app,” explained 9-year old, Babel. “I have noticed that my the of?ce again to the west side. For fourteen years the post Along with the rides, concessions, crafts, bake sales, raf?es,
mom is sometimes one item short of a recipe or needs help of?ce remained on the west side in the businesses of Post- beer garden, kids games and bingo in the hall, there will be a
knowing what she can make with what she has.” masters Frank Cook, Horace Durkee, John Reuben and Jacob DJ in the entertainment tent. There will also be a bike rodeo at
Knechtges. 6:30 and a corn hole tournament at 7; the casino room opens
Babel is one of 550+ inventors from all over Ohio invited at 7 as well. The main ticket drawing and other drawings will
to the Ohio Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship Com- In November 1897, the post of?ce moved into the new be held at 9 p.m. and a ?reworks display will go off at 10 p.m.
petition. Inventors will compete for more than $25,000 in ed- Jones Building on Lot 4, on the east side of the street. Orig-
ucational scholarships and prizes, with top inventors advanc- inally a hardware store, it was later divided into two units. New Director of Advancement
ing to the National Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship The right side became a doctor’s of?ce and the left side the
Expo ( “The Invention Convention has Grafton Post Of?ce. And, there it would remain until 1946, Michelle Hoffman University of Illinois in Ur-
such a huge impact on our kids. The program is empowering serving Postmasters Frank Showalter, Lucy Showalter, Wm. Elyria Catholic High bana-Champaign. Hoffman
them to try and solve everyday problems with the imagina- Weeden, Frank Gee, James Finlayson, Frank Howard, Lucy School has announced the comes to Elyria Catholic
tion of a child. I saw many inventions that were well thought Howard, Frank Cousins, Bertha Rising and Thomas Wash- hiring of Michelle Hoffman after working for 5 years at
out and creative. This has been quite an experience to see my ington. as the new Director of Ad- Holy Trinity School in Avon
daughter come out of her shell as she became more and more vancement. Originally from as the Director of Enrollment
enthusiastic with her presentation” noted Cara Babel, Made- Doris Wildenheim (440) 926-2956 Chicago, Hoffman earned and Development. While at
line’s mother. a Bachelor of Science de- Holy Trinity, Hoffman was
OLQP Home Days Festival gree in advertising and responsible for marketing,
For additional information about the state competition, Communications from the enrollment, development,
visit and select the Ohio In- The annual Home Days Festival sponsored by Our Lady school communications
vention Convention & Entrepreneurship Competition. Queen of Peace Church will be held Thursday, Friday and and the implementation of
Saturday evenings, August 3-5, from 6-11 p.m. each nite. the parish’s adult and faith
Grafton History Association There will also be a 5K run on Saturday morning. There is formation educational pro-
a different theme each night - Thursday is Protect and Serve grams. Hoffman lives in
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political appointments and the post of?ces were the postmas- Peter, and four sons. She
ter’s business.) On Thursday, there will be a kick-off celebration at 6 p.m. launched the ?rst parish gala
which will honor members of local police, ?re and EMS and with her husband, began
Continuing: The fourth Postmaster, H.B. Kelsey, took of- departments, the Sheriff’s Department, Metro Life Flight, the school’s ?rst Cub Scout
Grafton VFW, the armed forces and Mercy hospital. The Pack, built scenery for the
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personal service? concessions, crafts, bake sales, Chinese raf?es, the beer gar- position on June 19.
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Steps for Elijah 5K/ scheduled basis. If you cannot attend on the pre-scheduled RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 24, 2017 Page 19
1 mile Family Fun Walk days each month, the Library is happy to ?nd other times to
?t your schedule. Bob Flickinger 440-926-2680
The 2nd annual “Steps for Elijah - 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun
Walk” is on September 30 at Willow Park in Grafton. The walk Learn to Finger Knit - Wednesday, August 2, 2-3 p.m. Belden B’s & G’s 4-H Club
event begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K starts at 9:30 a.m. Learn how to knit without using knitting needles! Once you
have the steps down, we’ll help you create a bracelet, neck- The Belden B’s & G’s 4-H Club met on July 12 at the
Proceeds to bene?t Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland lace, butter?y or ?ower. Grafton Twp. Hall. Nicole Maitino led the club in the Pledge
and SOFT, in Memory of Elijah Ford. Visit https://elijahluke- of Alligance and Jared Wendell led the 4-H pledge. Alexis for more info. on Elijah. Baby Playtime - Thursday, August 3, 10-11 a.m. Bring Beatty gave a demonstration on her Girl Scout badges she had
your little for one for playtime at the library! We will have earned. Chance Mezurek gave a talk on his time at 4-H Camp
This event is open to all, regardless of residency. Register special play mats, games and activities. For kids birth to 3. on Kelly’s Island.
online now at or search “Steps for A great way to learn and socialize for baby and grown-up!
Elijah” on Facebook. Registration is not required. The Lorain County Fair is fast approaching and judging
dates and times were reviewed. The club educational booth
Summer Horse Camp benefit Video Game Day - Thursday, August 3, 1:30-4 p.m. Take committee met and discussed the contents and pictures need-
a break from the heat and play video games at the library. Try ed for the booth.
The volunteers at Angels Haven Horse Rescue are once again out the library’s new X-box One system or play other favorite
proudly offering their summer horse camp for children ages games for the PS3, X-Box 360, and Wii systems. Bring in The next meeting for the Belden B’s & G’s 4-H Club will
5-16. If your child is interested in horses and learning hands on, your own games to share or select from the Library’s collec- be on Wednesday, July 26, at 7 p.m. at the Grafton Twp. Hall.
riding and horse related projects, this is a great opportunity. tion.
The next available session is August 7-11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wayne’s Legos - Thursday, August 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday. Camp takes place at Evergreen Farm/ Have you ever heard of the ?ne art of plastic masonry?
Angels Haven Horse Rescue, located at 13297 Durkee Road, in
Grafton. Grafton Historical Walking Tour - Maps and information
are now available to download for some of the most import-
Limited spaces are available and they are booking up, so ant and oldest locations in Grafton. For the historical infor-
please call as soon as possible to reserve your spot. Also call mation or to access the walking tour, visit
Heidi at (440) 781-5060 for more information on camp and if lk2onba. For a Google map of the sites, log onto http://ti-
you are interested in volunteering with the organization.

AHHR is a 501(c)(3) non-pro?t volunteer based organization.

Gene Brown Memorial Golf Outing

The 2017 Gene Brown Memorial Seek & Save Golf Outing Your Westside Leader in Dermatology Services
is on Saturday, August 5, at Indian Hollow Lake Golf Club. The
4-man scramble has a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Sign-in will start at • Adult and pediatric
8:15 a.m. Cost is $75 per person or $300 per team. Cost includes patients welcome
greens fee, cart, lunch, dinner, putting contest and prizes.

To participate, mail this ad with payment (checks payable
to Addie Brown) and the names of your team player(s) to: 151
Georgette Drive, Grafton, Ohio 44044.

$100 hole sponsorships are also available (tax deduction).
Make sponsorship checks payable to: GGMI.

For more information, call Addie “Chris” Brown at (440)
309-4647 or email [email protected].

Denison University graduate

Christine S. Schmittgen, of Grafton, was among 466 grad-
uates awarded diplomas by President Adam Weinberg at Den-
ison University’s 176th commencement ceremony on May
13. Schmittgen was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum
laude, with a major in mathematics.


Grafton-Midview Library

To register for programs, visit the library at 983 Main Conveniently located near Rt. 83 & 1-90
Street Grafton or call (440) 926-3317. Library hours are
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday & Saturday 9:30
a.m.-5 p.m. Registrations are also accepted on-line at www.

Preschool Storytime - Monday, July 24, 10-10:30 a.m. &
Tuesday, August 1, 6-6:30 p.m. Storytime for children ages
3-6 featuring stories, songs, ?nger-plays and activities that
encourage development of early literacy skills. No registra-
tion required.

Coding a Better World - Monday, July 24, 10-11:30 a.m.
Come and join us this summer as we explore the world of
coding, build cool projects and have fun! Meet in the Teen
Zone and learn together how to build simple computer pro-
grams, create animation, play with tech toys and more. No
experience necessary to participate.Already know how to
code? We need mentors! Ages 10-17. Space is limited due to
equipment requirements.

For the Love of Pets - Tuesday, July 25, 2-3 p.m. Make
new toys for dogs and cats at local animal shelters using old
T-shirts and other recyclable materials. Donations of clean,
used T-shirts will be accepted but not required to participate
in the program.

Get Crusher Tickets to Support the Library - Wednesday,
July 26, at 7:05 p.m. Join Roary and Stomper at this fami-
ly-friendly fun-?lled night of baseball at Sprenger Stadium
as the Lake Erie Crushers take on the River City Rascals. En-
joy $1 Hot Dogs. Donate to the GMPL by purchasing tickets
with this link,…/web/
logingroup1.php…password: Graftonlibrary. We will see you

Babypalooza - Thursday, July 27, 10-10:30 a.m. Join us
every other Thursday for this short and lively program for
babies, birth to 3 years and their caregivers. Babypalooza is
a great way to introduce baby to the world of stories using
songs, rhymes and lap bounces. Registration is not required.

Block Party - Thursday, July 27, 2-3 p.m. Create LEGO
masterpieces at the library. Work on the weekly theme or
make up your own.

Pages and Pizza: Red Queen - Monday, July 31, 6-7
p.m. Create a book cover necklace, grab a slice of pizza and
discuss the book “Red Queen,” by Victoria Aveyard. Books
available at the Information Desk.

Writers Bunch - Tuesdays, August 1 & 15 at 5:30- 7:45
p.m. Join a group of like minds and test your skills. Make
new writing friends and engage in assignments, critiquing,
how-to-get published discussions and snacks. Registration
not required.

Tech Tutor - Wednesday, August 2, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Bring any technology-related questions
regarding computers, software, smartphones, tablets, e-read-
ers or your general tech-related questions to our TechMan
Fred! All appointments are 1-hour maximum and registration
is recommended, however walk-ins are welcome if times
are available. Tech Tutor is also available on an individually

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TREE SERVICE The projected cost for 3 computers is $3,000. A motion ROYAL COURT CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE
was made to purchase them. All 3 trustees voted YES. The Alexander Malik, age 12 - Alex is the son of Sarah and
motion carried. Keep
the date of September 17 open for the Community Fun Day in Peter Malik from Elyria. He has been a 4-H member of “Ru-
Dennis Tree Service & Landscaping the Township Park, sponsored by the Columbia Community ral Rebels” for 5 years. He is currently Vice President of his
Tree Trimming • Removal Foundation. The trustees asked the foundation for insurance club. Alex is also active in Midview School Band and Boy
Stump Grinding • Pruning veri?cation and a hold harmless document. Wayne Brassell, Scouts. Alex attends Midview Intermediate School. His fu-
Fertilizers • Fire Wood the Foundation’s President, will get it to them. There will be ture plans are to become a Police Of?cer or State Highway
food, games, rides and more, all for the community. Patrol Of?cer.
Free Estimates! Committee Reports
Mr. Cunningham reported that the Rocky River Watershed Scott Latecki, age 12 - Scott is the son of Bonnie Hus-
Seth Emerson - Owner Council will meet for its annual picnic at 5:30 p.m. on July man from Elyria. He has been a member of “Elyria Precious
Office: 440-322-2624 26 on Broadview Road, at the east branch of the Rocky River. Pups and Projects” for 3 years. Scott is currently treasurer
Mr. Heidecker reported that the Southwest General Hospital of his club. Scott is also active in his schools Student Coun-
Emergency: 440-452-2456 Board will meet Sept. 27, NOACA will meet Sept. 8 and the cil and Safety Patrol. He attends Northwood and Westwood
Northeast Ohio Township Association will meet July 27 in Middle School. His future plans are to attend either College
[email protected] Auburn Twp. Musto had nothing to report for NEOSORD or or a Tech School.

ARBOR CARE TREE Stormwater Phase II. Story submitted by Jeannie Wagner
Fiscal Of?cer’s Financial Requests
The Fiscal Of?cer asked for approval to make the fol- Pasta Salad Recipe
lowing changes to the Of?cial Certi?cate: 1) Decrease
Permanent Appropriations for the Recycling Fund by “Yummy vegetable pasta salad featuring fresh vegeta-
• 60 Ft. Bucket Truck $1,209.08 to $7,790,92 (amount to be received for Com- bles and a light dressing. This salad is great served with
• 113 Ft. Crane munity Incentive Recycling Grant) - approval granted. bar-b-q chicken or burgers and garlic toast. If I’m serving
2) Decrease Estimated Resources for the Recycling Fund this salad to seniors, I usually par-boil the vegetables in the
• Removal, Trimming, Firewood by $1,209.08 to $7,790.92 (amount to be received for Com- microwave for 3-4 minutes, just until tender.”
munity Incentive Recycling Grant) - approval granted.
Triple Shredded Mulch 3) Approve Advance from General Fund to Recycling fund Ingredients
in the amount of $7,790.92 (amount to be received for Com- 3 cups fusilli pasta
Fully Insured & Workmen’s Comp. • TCIA member munity Incentive Recycling Grant) - approval granted. 3/4 cup broccoli ?orets
Community Input 3/4 cup cauli?ower ?orets
440-979-0618 Cell: 216-973-2675 1/2 cup red onion, sliced
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
Premier Property Enhancement A resident in the audience asked the Trustees what they 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
Tree Services & Landscaping are doing to protect people against vandalism. Mr. Musto ex- 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
plained that there are usually 3 deputies for the county on 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
Tree Removal • Trimming & Pruning • Brush Chipping duty and calls are answered according to availability and 1/2 cup chopped celery
Land Clearing • Stump Grinding • Haul Away seriousness. The Trustees have made arrangements with the 3/4 cup light mayonnaise
Sheriff to provide 20 hours of service, which is paid for by 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
Firewood for Sale • Root Removal • 65’ Bucket Truck the township. However, it is subject to availability and the 1/4 cup white sugar
110’ Crane Truck • Skid-steer, Trucks & Trailers for Hire! Sheriff’s budget. We do not always get our 20 hours. He also salt and pepper to taste
LEGoSuwTFaeIrRMsaEtnAEPtTerEeicSde! 15% OFF Any Tree pointed out that the Trustees put a levy on the ballot twice for 1Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and
Removal getting permanent paid deputies for the township, but they rinse pasta under cold water.
were both defeated. He encouraged her to work on getting 2Place pasta in a large serving bowl add the all the veg-
One coupon per customer. Coupon must be enough people together to ask for the levy again. etables and toss to combine.
presented at time of estimate. 3Combine the mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar together,
whisk until smooth. Pour over salad and mix well. Season
440-334-0578Call or Fully Licensed Another resident asked how the community could be to taste with salt and pepper and serve.
& Insured warned of disasters, such as weather, since there are no si-
Text! Recipe By:SKEHLER
rens. Mr. Heidecker said that anyone could get their telephone
number on the reverse 911. One calls Emergency Manage-
ment and registers the number they want to be noti?ed on.
Call the township of?ce for the number. It is not only weather
related, but road closures and amber alerts.
Jason E. Davis The meeting was adjourned. The next regular meeting will
-Complete Crane Service- be on Monday, August 7, at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall.

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