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Published by The Rural-Urban Record, 2016-09-20 09:39:15


TheRural-Urban Record
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Volume 62, No. 3 Columbia Station, Ohio July 18, 2016

Homeless man receives aid Open House at Historical Sites
from local Sheriff’s Deputy in North Ridgeville

Deputy Gary Howell of Deputy Gary Howell of the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. If you have ever longed
the Lorain County Sheriff’s for a look into the past, plan
Office, and the father of uties that he had not eaten shirt off his back.” to visit the Jaycox Rd. One- Interior of Jaycox Rd. School.
four, has proved that com- anything but a few crackers “It’s not often you hear room Schoolhouse on July
passion is sometimes the for the last four days. With- 31. From 2-5 p.m. there will Take a trip back in time Admission is free to
best solution when dealing out a second thought, Dep- the good things that offi- be an open house, spon- as you explore both histori- both venues and all ages
with people in dire need of uty Howell quickly took cers do in this line of work, sored by the North Rid- cal buildings. are welcome.
some. action and offered the man and we only hear what they geville Historical Society.
the lunch he had packed for have done wrong,” stated Take a seat at your desk and
On June 29, Deputies himself that day, along with Sergeant Charles Moty- listen to the schoolmarm’s
Gary Howell, Jason Zsebik $20 in cash. lewski. In Sergeant Moty- lesson about her job in the
and John Searle were dis- lewski’s letter to Captain early 1900s. Built in 1859,
patched to the Sunset Motel This is not the first time Rich Thomas he says, “I the building served as the
on Oberlin-Elyria Road in Deputy Howell has gone just want to let you know District 9 Snow Rd. School
reference to a subject who above and beyond the call what Deputy Howell has until 1924, serving students
had a felony warrant out for of duty. He is known to his done, and wanted to give from not only North Rid-
his arrest from the Lorain peers to be the type of guy him some recognition for geville, but the Avon area
County Sheriff’s Office. who would give you “the his good work.” as well. The school is locat-
The three deputies checked ed at 5064 Jaycox Rd., just
the motel and were advised south of Mills Rd. In ad-
that the subject was not dition, the group will also
there, but might be walk- open the museum at the
ing down the road. Deputy Old Town Hall, at 36119
Howell observed a man go- Center Ridge, at the same
ing into the wooded area on time. The Old Town Hall
Oberlin-Elyria Road near was built in 1882 and is a
Parsons Road, and believed Registered Lorain County
him to be their suspect at- Landmark. The museum
tempting to avoid being there holds many memories
captured. Deputy Howell, of people, places and busi-
along with Deputy Zsebik, nesses of the past.
commenced their search
in the woods for approx- LaGrange Lions Festival
imately 45 minutes when
they met up with another The 2016 LaGrange Lions Festival is being held on July
man who appeared to be 21, 22 & 23 at Lions Park in LaGrange. Events kick-off
in distress. The man stated
that he was staying at the with the Parade at 7 p.m. on Thursday. From 6-10 p.m.
Sunset Motel, but ran out nightly is the Beer Tent. At 7 p.m., kids can enjoy Space
of money and had to stay in Walk Inflatables daily (Wristbands $5-8). At 8 p.m. is
the woods for the time be-
ing. The man told the dep- the Little Miss Contest with Barn Yard Bash entertain-
ing. On Friday, starting at 6 p.m., enjoy Hot Air Ballon
LPLS offering Music and Art Lessons online Tethering Rides for $5 and a Golf Closest to the Pin con-
test. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. On stage from 7-10 p.m. will be
Have you always wanted to learn a musical instrument but without the high cost of Heartland with live entertainment Friday’s festivities will
private lessons? Now you can learn how to play the piano, guitar, trumpet and more with end with a Fireworks display at 9:30 p.m., weather permitting.
self-paced video lessons right from your computer or mobile device, even take DJ scratch- Saturday will continue some of the Friday events throughout the
ing lessons. This new online service is for singers and other artists too. Lorain Public day, beginning at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m., there will be a Pizza Eating Contest. DJ AK will
Library System (LPLS) is now offering patrons ArtistWorks for Libraries! Get basic in- entertain at 7:30 p.m. Drawings for the various raffl e events will comence at 10 p.m.
strument, voice and art instruction. See the complete schedule of events on page 13.

Visit and click on ArtistWorks for Libraries. Use
your LPLS library card to sign in and get started. ArtistWorks provides world-class in-
struction through prerecorded video lessons taught by award-winning, highly acclaimed
teaching artists, including Grammy winners. Lessons are offered for the most popular
string and band instruments, voice and art.

The Rural-Urban Record Community Carlisle 14 Grafton Twp. 11 Churches 6
Columbia 2 LaGrange 12 Profile page 7
PO Box 966, Columbia Station, OH 44028 Eaton 16 N. Ridgeville 18 Lions Festival 13
Directory Grafton 8 Wellington 20

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Page 2, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 Berea ARF seeks donations be shown on Monday, July 25, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
to help with vet bills Pre-registration is required.

WEEKLY CALENDAR Cash & Turtle would like to stay together. Adult Book Discussion - Come discuss “A Spool Of Blue
Monday, July 18: These bonded siblings have been through a lot together. Thread,” by Anne Tyler on Monday, July 25, from 1-2 p.m.
The Columbia Board of Trustees will hold their meeting Cash and Turtle’s owner tearfully returned them to Berea Copies of the book are available at the library. Pre-registra-
this evening at the town hall at 7 p.m. The community is wel- ARF in June; he’d adopted them as kittens 3 years ago, but tion is required.
come to attend. was transferred overseas and simply couldn’t take them. The
Thursday, July 21: adorable pair were very close, so ARF decided they would Yoga For Kids - Bring your children, ages 5-9, to the li-
Columbia Reservation will take a Wetland Walk today only be adopted together. It didn’t take long for them to find brary on Monday, July 25, from 2-3 p.m. so they can roll out
from 11 a.m.-2p.m. They will hike and dive deep into the a new home, but just days after the adoption, Cash developed their mats and stretch their muscles. Pre-registration is re-
wetlands to see what they are all about. This is a level 1 hike. a painful and dangerous bladder blockage that required emer- quired.
Reservations are requested, but walk-ins are welcome. gency surgery.
After spending several long and painful weeks at the clin- Introduction To Excel II - Learn how to summarize data
7th annual Ride Against ic, Cash had a relapse and required more dramatic surgery. using the LOOKUP function in Microsoft Excel. Learn how
Blood Cancers Unable to afford the costly medical procedures, the new own- to create charts for different categories of data, modify data
er surrendered the pair to ARF, where they’re again waiting in a chart, format charts and give charts a professional look.
The Edward P. Madak VFW Post 9340 in Columbia is anxiously for their new forever family. The veterinary bills Visit on Monday, July 25, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Participants
hosting the 7th annual Ride Against Blood Cancers on Sat- for Cash were over $2000; your donations to ARF will help need to be comfortable using a mouse to attend. Prerequisite
urday, July 30. Bikes of all makes & models, trucks, cars to support these two sweeties and allow other deserving cats for this class: Introduction to Excel or equivalent knowledge.
and vehicles are welcome! The poker run will start and end to get the life-saving medical treatments they need. Pre-registration is required.
at Columbia VFW 9340, located at 25742 Royalton Road If you can help, mail your donations to: The Berea Animal
(Rt 82), in Columbia Station. Registration starts at 10 a.m. Rescue Friends, ARF, 390 Barrett Road/PO Box 544, Berea, Teen Book Discussion - Teens in 6th through 12th grade
with the fi rst vehicle out at 11 a.m. and the last vehicle in at OH 44017. are welcome to sit in and speak out at the monthly book dis-
6 p.m. The price is $20 per person. Ticket includes food and If you would like to give Cash and Turtle a forever home, cussion. Join the group on Wednesday, July 27, from 6-7
entertainment at the end of the run. The best poker hand wins call their Adoption Hotline at (440) 234-2034. Online dona- p.m. Copies of the selected books are available at the library.
$200. This year they are traveling to: Grindstone Tap House, tions can also be accepted at Pre-registration is required.
Laporte Inn, Wiley’s Lounge, Forts Tavern and Friendly Inn.
There will be a Basket Raffle, 50/50 and other auction items Columbia Library events Cookbook Discussion - Come discuss “Salad Samurai,”
available for anyone to participate in located inside the VFW. by Terry Hope Romero on Thursday, July 28, from 6 -7 p.m.
All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia & Lympho- Booking It For Fitness Walking Club - Join the new Adults, if you love to read, cook and share recipes, this is the
ma Society’s Northern Ohio Chapter and/or any individuals walking club on Saturdays at 11 a.m. This group makes use of group for you.Bring a dish from the selected author’s cook-
and their families in need that are affected by a blood cancer the beautiful adjacent walking trail in the Columbia Township book and talk about your experience in the kitchen. Copies
diagnosis. This event will occur rain or shine. If you have Park. Meet in the library’s meeting room and grab a water of the book are available at the library. Pre-registration is re-
any questions, please contact Mel Theodus at (440) 864-8433 bottle, which will be provided for your walk. Come early to quired.
or [email protected]. Ride Against Blood check out the library displays on all things health and fitness,
Cancers is a non-profit organization. or have a staff member help you load your device with digital Managing Your Photos - Save your pictures in the cloud.
audiobooks or music from the library website to make your Learn how to take photos from your phone and save them
Columbia Athletics fund-raiser workouts more entertaining. to your computer and/or upload them to a personal cloud
account. Visit on Saturday, July 30, from 10:30 a.m.-noon.
When you are thinking about sprucing up your landscap- Popcorn And Movie Showings - Enjoy popcorn and a Pre-registration is required.
ing this spring you could also be helping out Columbia High family friendly movie on Wednesday, July 20, at 2 p.m. and
School athletics. Landmark and CHS Athletics have teamed Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 2 p.m. Call the library to find out what Asian Pop Culture Day - Moshi moshi, Columbia teens!
up for the “Building for the Future” fund-raiser. When you movie will be shown. Pre-registration is required. Visit on Saturday, July 30, from 11 a.m.-noon for a fun day
visit the Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply location in of J-pop and K-pop culture. Enjoy music and origami, make
Strongsville, Avon or Westlake, or shop online at www.Land- Wonderful World Of Bubbles - Sue Durante, aka the Bub- fruit sushi and test out some popular Asian snack foods., 6% of your total purchase will be donated ble Lady, will amaze you with bubbles that multiply, bubbles Pre-registration is required.
to CHS. Be sure to mention the fund-raiser at the checkout or that do acrobatics, square bubbles and even a human being
enter the promo code CHSAFUN2016 online. This fund-rais- inside a bubble. Visit on Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. for a Outback Ray’s Amazing Animal Show - Outback Ray and
er runs until December 31, 2016. This is a great way to sup- program that will be fun for families and children of all ages. his exotic animals will be at the library on Monday, Aug. 1,
port Columbia Athletics while tackling your yearly landscap- Pre-registration is required. from 1-2 p.m. Be ready for an interactive, educational and
ing needs. exciting time! Pre-registration is required.
LEGO® Club - Bring your imagination once a month to
HYDROPONICS the library LEGO® Club! Visit on Friday, July 22, from 3:30- Mystery Book Discussion - Join the discussion on “Find-
4:30 p.m. Build with the library’s collection and have your ing Nouf,” by Zoe Ferraris on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 6:30-
The Indoor Gardener creation put on display. 7:30 p.m. Do you enjoy mysteries? Join the mystery book
Store discussion and sift through clues and red herrings with fellow
Dad And Me Story Time - Dads and grandfathers, bring mystery lovers. Copies of the book are available at the library.
Grow Lights • Nutrients the kids for a fun-filled story time with books, songs, games Pre-registration is required.
Grow Media and More! and more! Visit on Saturday, July 23, from 10:30-11 a.m.
Pre-registration is required. Library Games - Columbia Edition - Think you’re a gold
23005 Sprague Rd, Unit 5 medal athlete? Try your skills at Library Games! The Colum-
Columbia Station Coffee and a Classic Film - Once a month, the library will bia edition of the games will be held behind the library in Co-
440-532-7722 be featuring a classic film. Sit back with a cup of coffee and lumbia Township Park. Visit on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 6
enjoy a bit of magic from the silver screen! The next film will -7 p.m. This program is for families with children of all ages.
Hours: M-F 10-6pm; Sat 10-2pm; Sun 12-4pm In case of inclement weather, activities will be offered inside
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Page 4, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 Discover Aviation events ton; Kendall Germain of North Ridgeville; Brooke Hodge
of Elyria; Shari Kosier of Eaton; Thomas Lawson of Eaton;
LIBRARY CONTINUED FROM PAGE 2 The Discover Aviation Center at the Lorain County Air- Arah Luther of Eaton; Robert Marks of Columbia Station;
Summer Library Program - There’s still time to partici- port is having some events that are open to the public at vari- Laura Mitchell of Eaton; Chase Newman of Eaton; Andrew
ous locations. Here are some events that are coming up: Novotny of Elyria; Frank Price of North Ridgeville; Michelle
pate in the Summer Library Program! Come read, earn great Workman of Carlisle; and Bryce Ziegman of Elyria.
book prizes and attend fun library events this summer. The July 23 & 24 - “Military Vehicle Show, Swap Meet and
Summer Library Program runs through Aug. 6. Participants, Flea Market” at the Liberty Aviation Museum from 9 a.m. - 5 Congratulations!
birth through 12th grade, will earn free books for reading and p.m. See their Facebook page for more information. Display
participating in fun activities. Get a reading and activity re- your military vehicles for free! Baldwin Wallace University
cord from any LPLS library to log your participation or visit Graduates to get your record July 25-31 - “AirVenture” - the world’s largest aviation
online. Adults are also invited to participate by reading and gathering in Oshkosh, Wisconsin! The following local college students graduated from Bald-
doing activities in the grownups’ version of the program. win Wallace University in May:
Learn more about the prizes, including the adult program University of Akron
prizes at the library. Graduates Michael O’Sullivan of North Ridgeville; Angela Cox of
Columbia Station; Timothy Csuti of Elyria; Nicole Fraley of
For more information or to register for programs, call the Congratulations to over 2,580 students for earning their North Ridgeville; Edward Fulton of Elyria; Nicole Gannon
Columbia Library at (440) 236-8751. The Columbia Library degree! In all, the 3,031 candidates from 35 states and 17 of North Ridgeville; Tonya Getz of Columbia Station; Zach-
is located at 13824 W. River Road North. countries earned 40 doctoral degrees, 92 juris doctor degrees, ary Geyser of Grafton; Scott LaMoreaux of Grafton; Alys-
675 master’s degrees, 894 bachelor’s degrees and 330 asso- sa Lawrence of Columbia Station; Kathleen Linke of Elyria;
Columbia Youth Soccer ciate degrees. The following are local students who earned Jacqueline Makowski of Columbia Station; Jesse Penfound
Registration open their degrees: of Elyria; Maria Podskalan of Grafton; Andrew Sismour of
North Ridgeville; and Emily Smith of North Ridgeville.
Registration is now open for youth recreational soccer in Columbia Station:
Columbia ages 3-14. The season begins August 24 and will Denzil Boss and Mallory Gleske. Congratulations!
run through October 15 for the fall session. Registration will Elyria:
also include playing in the spring session, with no addition- Sarah Boyson, Dirk Bullock, Michelle Burdette, Michael Efforts to prevent lead
al sign up for spring. Please email columbiayouthsoccer@ Cannon, Linda Ely, Christopher Hall, Frances Himel, Mela- poisoning continue, or phone Bobby Petras at 440-409-8485 for more nie Kemp, Stephanie Kloos, Candice Lane, Vincent Lupico,
information. You can also visit the webpage at www.colum- Christopher Murray, Amy Newton, Shana Outrich, Marianne In 2014, 54 children in Lorain County, ages 6 and un- Registration will end this Friday, Parker, Janine Renfrow, Kevin Skinner, Randall Smith, John der, were poisoned with lead; equal to nearly 7 youth soccer
July 22. Supel and Lachelle Woods. teams. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Pre-
Grafton: vention, there are no safe lead levels in children. However,
Valley City Garden Club Anthony DiVencenzo, Danielle Holston, Marcia Roepera lead poisoning can be prevented, which is why the Lorain
and Tyler Sturgeon. County General Health District (LCGHD) educates families
The Valley City GardenClub will meet at the Mill- LaGrange: and makes in-home visits to check for lead risks.
stream Park in Valley City on Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. Nicole Williams and Jeff Wirth.
The program is “Good Stewards of the River/Rocky River North Ridgeville: “The effects of lead poisoning cannot be fixed, which is
Watershed,” presented by Linda Schneider, Medina County Heather Fairbairn, Kristi Conti, Deborah Durda, Alexan- why prevention is key,” said David Covell, RS, MPH, Health
Soil and Water Conservation District. Roll call is “favorite dra Ferrara, Morgan Foster, Donna Kaminski, Matthew Mor- Commissioner at the LCGHD. “It’s dangerous to be exposed
scented plant.” Election of offi cers for 2016-2017 will also be gan, Alex Vasilevskiy and Kelsey Watson. to lead, especially for pregnant women, unborn babies and
conducted. If you are interested in joining the Garden Club Congratulations! children ages 6 and under,” said Covell.
or want more information, contact Marie Stritzel at (440)
748-2267. The club offers many interesting and informative Miami University Lead in the body can increase the risk of miscarriage, pre-
speakers, demonstrations and field trips. degree recipients mature birth, and in children can cause learning or behavioral
problems, including brain damage. Common places where
Miami University awarded 3,889 degrees to students lead can be found include: paint (especially if the home was
during spring commencement exercises on May 14 in Yager built before 1978), pipes and toys.
Stadium. Local students who received degrees include:
To find out if your family is at risk and to learn how to pre-
Matthew Arendas of Columbia Station; Caitlyn Basinski vent lead poisoning, call the Lorain County General Health
of Elyria; Jacob Cottingim of Eaton; Madeline Ermlich of District at (440) 322-6367 and ask for more details about the
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MS Support Group meeting Arbor Day Foundation RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 Page 5
tree planting three-mile walk. Topics change each week based on the lead-
The next Lorain County Multiple Sclerosis Support er’s specialty and suggestions from participants. All members
Group Meeting will be on Monday, July 18, at 6 p.m. at the Join the Arbor Day Foundation in July and 10 Trees Will of the community are welcome. Ages 10 to adult. No registra-
Gathering Hope House, located at 1173 N. Ridge Rd. E (or Be Planted in High-Need National Forests. tion required. Free.
SR 254). They will be discussing future MS Medicatîons
and medical trials. There will be the personal story of a Forests across America are a prized natural resource, and Basic Horse Care - Medina Creative Therapy Ranch, 10
woman on Rituxin. Hope to see you there! anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the a.m.-2 p.m. Learn how to properly groom and care for horses
Arbor Day Foundation this month. including how to bathe, brush, trim, and braid your horse for
South Pacific at French Creek a horse show. Then take a ride in a pony cart on the therapy
Nature and Arts Center Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, trail. All ages welcome. No registration required. Free.
the Arbor Day Foundation will honor each new member who
Lorain County Metro Parks, in conjunction with Digital joins in July by planting 10 trees in forests that have been Sunday, July 24:
First Media and WOBL, proudly presents the TrueNorth Cul- devastated by wildfires, insects and disease. Photographers of the Parks Club Meeting - Wolf Creek
tural Arts production of South Pacific July 22-24 at French Environmental Center , 3-4 p.m. This is a great opportuni-
Creek Nature and Arts Center. The cost for joining the Arbor Day Foundation is a $10 ty for nature photo enthusiasts to share knowledge with like
donation. minded folks, gain special access to programs and events
The scene is on an island in the South Pacific, the year related to photography, and support the park district. Both
1949. Two love stories run parallel as WWII rages in the America’s national forests face enormous challenges, in- beginner and advanced photographers are invited to partic-
background. Navy nurse Nellie Forbush (Jill Zeszut) falls for cluding unprecedented wildfires that have left a backlog of ipate. The club will emphasize but not be limited to nature
French expatriate Emile de Becque (Rick Fortney) and Ma- more than 1 million acres in need of replanting. The Foun- photography. No registration required. For more information,
rine Lt. Joe Cable is smitten by native islander Liat, played dation has worked with the United States Forest Service for contact Shelley at (330) 239-481. Ages 16 to adult.
by Robert Kowalewski and Maya Shed. Prepare to be swept more than 25 years to plant trees in high-need forests. Thursday, July 28:
away to “Bali Ha’” this summer and set sail to South Pacific. Cycling Makes Sense Fitness Ride - Lester Rail Trail, Les-
Our national forests provide habitat for wildlife, keep the ter Road, 6:30-8:30 p.m. This program, offered by Medina
Show times are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. air clean and help ensure safe drinking water for more than County Park District and Century Cycles, is a great way for
and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in 180 million Americans. you to get out on your bicycle for a non aggressive ride and
advance or day of the show and are $16-$18 for adults and experience the park district’s wonderful multipurpose trails.
$10 for children under 18. “Keeping our forests healthy is vital to the health of people Before we begin our six to ten mile ride, Lynne of Century
and the entire planet,” said Matt Harris, chief executive of Cycles will share basic tips on how to keep you and your bike
French Creek Nature and Arts Center, home to TrueNorth the Arbor Day Foundation. “By planting trees in our national fit. Helmets are required. Ages 16 to adult. No registration
Cultural Arts, is located at 4530 Colorado Ave., in Sheffield forests, we will preserve precious natural resources and the required. Free.
Village. Call (440) 949-5200 for more information or pur- benefits they provide for generations to come.” Saturday, July 30:
chase tickets at Northeastern Ohio Live Steamers: ALL ABOARD! Lester
To join the Arbor Day Foundation and help plant trees in Rail, 4-8 p.m. Bring your family and friends out to Lester Rail
Lou Groza Charity our national forests, send a $10 membership contribution to: Trail for train rides around a miniature railroad and station
Golf Outing Replanting Our National Forests, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 house. Members of N.E.O.L.S., a miniature railroad group,
Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410 or visit will offer this free park program. Adults and children, alike,
The Lou Groza Charity Golf Event, sponsored by the Ro- july. will delight in this unique experience! All ages welcome. No
tary Club of Berea, will be held on Thursday, September 1, registration required. Free.
at Coppertop at Cherokee Hills Golf Course in Valley City. Medina County Park District Sunday, July 31:
The golf outing is supported by the Cleveland Browns and Hunting for Grasshoppers - Wolf Creek Environmental
Browns alumni will join golfers on the course. The fee is $99 Wednesday, July 20: Center, 2-3 p.m. Where do grasshoppers lay their eggs? How
per person if paid before August 19. The fee is $125 per per- Music at the Lodge: Brian Henke, Guitarist - The Lodge many eyes do they have? Join us for a hoppin’ good time as
son after August 20. The fee includes 18 holes of golf with at Allardale, 7-8 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing evening in the park we learn about these abundant creatures and take a hike in
GPS cart, continental breakfast, lunch at the turn, beverages with free, live musical entertainment. Our summer concert search of them. A grasshopper craft will be available for kids
and snacks throughout the day, buffet dinner and raffles and series brings a variety of music, including folk music, that of all ages. All ages welcome. No registration required. Free.
prizes. There is also a $10,000 hole-in-one contest. the whole family will enjoy. Please bring lawn chairs and bug Register for programs at
spray if it turns out to be a beautiful evening, the concert will
Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. be outdoors. This month, Brian Henke will be performing PRAY FOR OUR TROOPS!
To register, or for more information about sponsorships, visit at The Lodge at Allardale. His unique guitar style has been, call Chuck at (440) 572-2090 or called everything from folk to new age to neoclassical to pas- New Antique Store... Come check us out!
e-mail [email protected] toral, or as Brian likes to call it “a big stew pot of everything Open Daily 10am-5pm, Sundays opening at 11am
stirred up, simmered, and served to taste,” Brian spends his
Proceeds provide scholarships for high school seniors and spare time hiking through the woods, and that provides the Featuring Furniture, Collectibles, Vintage,
support other Berea Rotary projects such as a Shred Fest and inspiration for his music. CDs will be available for purchase Jewelry, Glassware & more.
a Computer & Electronics Roundup, plus youth sports at ev- after the concert. All ages welcome. No registration required.
ery grade level. Free. Generations Antiques and More
Thursday, July 21:
Lou Groza, the Football Hall of Fame kicker for the Tales for Tots - Hubbard Valley Park, 10-11 a.m. or 1 to 2 13630 Ridge Rd., North Royalton, Ohio 44133
Browns, was an active member of the Rotary Club of Berea. p.m. People use wildlife symbols for lots of reason. Can you (440) 628-8181
Members of the Groza family also take part in the golf outing. find a wildlife symbol in your house? Let’s learn more about
wildlife symbols through a story and fun activities. For ages
Cherokee Hills is located at 5740 Center Road, in Valley 3 6 with an adult companion. Some or all of the program will
City. be held outdoors; please dress accordingly. Register between
June 23 and July 20. Free.
WEBER SALE Friday, July 22:
Tales for Tots - Hubbard Valley Park, 10-11 a.m. or 1 to 2
Weber p.m. People use wildlife symbols for lots of reason. Can you
Grills Starting find a wildlife symbol in your house? Let’s learn more about
wildlife symbols through a story and fun activities. For ages
at $2999 3 6 with an adult companion. Some or all of the program will
be held outdoors; please dress accordingly. Register between
June 23 and July 21. Free.
Friday, July 22-Sunday, July 24:
Cicada Mania Weekend - Susan Hambley Nature Center,
12-5 p.m. Did you ever wonder what insect makes a loud
buzzing sound that can be heard up to a half mile away? Join
us this weekend to learn about the 17 year and annual cicada.
There will be crafts, games, and other activities during this
weekend of family fun. All ages welcome. No registration
required. Free.
Saturday, July 23:
Healthy Strides - Princess Ledges Nature Preserve, 9-10
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Fellowship Church VBS 10:45am Rev. Bob Kuntz, Pastor

Vacation Bible School “Submerged” will be on July Polly Tallos
18-21, from 6:30-8 p.m. for children in K-5th grade. As
kids submerge themselvs in Gods Word, they will discov- Christian Ed. & Youth Director
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Join Fellowship Church, located at 44777 Route 18, in On Sunday, July 31, at 3:30 p.m., the pastor and musi- On Sunday, August 14, from 9-10 a.m., Belden United
Wellington. For more information, call (419) 651-1487. cians from Belden United Methodist Church will provide Methodist Church will hold its Sunday worship service
a “Fifth Sunday” worship service for the residents at Key- outdoors at the American Wilderness Campground, 17273
Grace Community Church VBS stone Pointe Health and Rehabilitation, in LaGrange. All Avon Belden Road, in Grafton. The service will be in the
are welcome to attend and visit with the residents. pavilion by the lake. If you prefer not to sit on the wooden
Grace Community Church presents a “Climbing Expe- picnic table benches, you can bring your own chair. Any-
dition to Mount Everest,” Vacation Bible School on July Free Hot Dogs & Car Wash one is welcome to attend.
25-29, from 6-8 p.m. The VBS is for K-6th grade. The
church is located at 12365 Grafton Road, in Grafton. For Bring your car to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church St. Elizabeth Ann Seton P.S.R.
more information, call (440) 458-6612. parking lot on July 30 and enjoy a hot dog while your car
is washed for free! The Knights of Columbus are offering It is not to late to register for Parish School of Religion
Litchfield UCC VBS free hot dogs and a car wash from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Donations (PSR) at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church! There are fam-
will be gratefully accepted. The church is located at 25801 ilies who have not registered their children as of yet or are
Litchfield UCC invites children ages preschool through Royalton Rd., in Columbia Station. new to the area and still need to register. PSR is for 1st
7th grade to attend “Treasures from Heaven” Vacation Bi- through 8th grade students. The children make their First
ble School. The treasures can be found July 19-21 from GriefShare Communion in 2nd grade and their Confirmation in 8th
6:30-8 p.m. at the church, located at 3928 Avon Lake Road, grade. The significance of Religious Education in your
in Litchfield. On Thursday, July 21, the Medina County GriefShare is a faith based support group for those who child’s life is very important to us. Please call the Religious
Book Mobile will share a story and craft at 5 p.m. to kick have lost a loved one. They offer comfort, guidance and Education office at 236-3711 to register. Classes start in
off the last day of VBS. For more information, or to RSVP, support through shared experiences. Join them and discov- September.
please contact Melanie at (440) 225-7008. er hope for your future. You may bring a friend if you pre-
fer. The group meets at Christ Church, located at 23080 St. Paul’s 100th Anniversary
Fields UMC VBS Royalton Road, in Columbia Station (Rt. 82 at Marks Rd.),
August 9-November 1. Meetings are offered on Tuesday Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Berea is celebrating its
A “Cave Quest” Vacation Bible School will be hosted at Mornings from 10-11:30 a.m. or Tuesday Evenings from 150th Anniversary. A commemorative service and dinner
Fields United Methodist Church, located at 34077 Lorain 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.grief- will be held on July 31. The Reverend Abraham Allende,
Road, in North Ridgeville, from July 25-29. At Cave Quest, or contact Pastor Dominic Verdell at (440) Bishop of the Northeastern Ohio Synod, will speak at the
kids explore what it means to follow Jesus through dark 236-8282. service. It will be an opportunity to hear what the church
times. Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activ- would have been like in the l860’s. In addition, those that
ities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, SEAS Day Trip attend will receive a copy of the diary that was kept by the
make yummy treats and much more. Plus, kids will learn pastors in the early church, which give a clear picture of
to look for evidence of God all around them through some- The ladies of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Marian Circle the early times. The service is at 10 a.m. on the 31st with
thing called “God Sightings.” Each day concludes with a have put together a Day Trip to visit the parks of Lorain dinner immediately following the service. For information
closing that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve County on August 11. There is no cost for the bus ride, or tickets, please call the church office at (440) 243-1144.
learned. Family and friends are encouraged to join in daily but bring money for a lunch stop. Bus will leave from
at 12:30 p.m. Cave Quest is for kids preschool through 5th SEAS at 9 a.m. and visit Schoepfle’s Garden, Lakeview PAL Support Group
grade. Each day VBS is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a light Park, lunch at Martino’s and a visit to Mills Hollow. Space
lunch served. is limited. Reserve your seat by August 1 by calling the Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL) is a support
SEAS office at (440) 236-5095. group of parents helping parents. They offer education and
In addition, on Sunday, July 31, the kids have an oppor- support at no charge for parents who are trying to save a
tunity to participate in the VBS worship service at 10 a.m. Christian Unity VBS news son or daughter from addiction. These meetings are not for
The service is followed by refreshments in their fellowship the addict, but the family members that are 18 yrs. or older.
hall. This year we were privileged to collect over 1,000 food
items that were donated to the Our Lady of Peace food The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the
Kids will have opportunities to support local community bank in Grafton. The children also brought in financial do- month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Bible Church,
mission needs throughout the week. Those interested may nations to be distributed to Missionaries for other children located at 24050 Royalton Road, in Columbia Station.
register online at to enjoy VBS. At the closing service, 19 children accepted
. For more information, call the church office at (440) 327- Jesus Christ as their Savior. What a celebration!
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CHEER CAMP Lifelong Grafton resi-
The Midview Cheerleaders are hosting a summer camp dent, Joe Ferut, is celebrat-
August 3-5 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The summer camp is open ing his 90th birthday on July
to all children entering grades K-6. Cost is $90 a cheerleader. 24. He will be celebrating
Price includes a T-shirt, awards and a pizza party. This camp with a private party with his
is designed to teach the basic skills of cheerleading, including immediate family, but would
motion, jump, dance and tumbling technique. Other activities enjoy hearing from friends
COMFORT CAP SEWING DAY include arts and crafts, as well as team building games. Fami- as he travels around town. Joe Ferut is celebrating his
There will be a comfort cap and pillow sewing day on ly and friends are invited to join them on the last day of camp 90th birthday.
Tuesday, July 19, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the parish hall of at noon for a showcase and awards ceremony. All campers Ferut is a World War II Ferut Jr, John Ferut and Dee
Our Lady Queen of Peace, located on Erie Street in Grafton. should bring a bagged lunch on August 3 & 4. Snacks and veteran who earned an Asi- Dee Tumbas. The Ferut’s
All help is welcome, sewers and non-sewers. Volunteers are water will be provided. The pizza party will be on August 5. atic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon, have 19 grandchildren (15
encouraged to bring their own sewing machines and bobbins. The theme of camp is a “Hawaiian Luau,” so come dressed an American Theatre ribbon, girls and 4 boys) and three
Stay for the day or for any available time. The caps and pil- in your best luau gear. For more information, e-mail Coach a WWII Victory Medal and great-grandsons. Another
lows are given to health care facilities to distribute free of Katie Evin at [email protected]. a Navy Occupation Service great-grandchild is due in
charge to those battling cancer. Medal with Asia Clasp for the fall.
HOME DAYS FESTIVAL time he spent in Nagasa-
FOOTBALL CAMP The Home Days Festival will take place Thursday-Satur- ki, Japan. He served on the Happy Birthday Joe and
All students entering third through sixth grade are invit- day, August 4-6, from 6-11 p.m. daily on the grounds of Our Grafton Village Fire Depart- many more!
ed to participate in the Midview Middie Football and Per- Lady Queen of Peace Church, off of State Route 57 and Erie ment for 38 years and is still
formance Training Camp. The camp will be held Monday, Street, in Grafton. The festival will feature amusement rides, an honorary member. He has
July 18, through Wednesday, July 20, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on kids games, putt-putt, Bingo, a bike rodeo, face painting, been a resident of the Village
practice fields and in Midview Adelseberg Stadium. Meet at raffles, musical entertainment, a beer garden, instant tickets, for 63 years.
the entrance of the stadium. Cost for the camp is $35. Regis- casino games, a Texas Hold Em Tournament, silent auctions,
tration will be held on the first day of camp, beginning at 4:30 a 5K, a fun walk, a car show, a drawing for $10,000 and fire- He and his wife, Ann,
p.m. Each camper will receive a Midview Football T-shirt. works. For more information, log onto the parish website, have been married for 64
This is a non-contact camp. The focus of the camp will be on years. They have five chil-
teaching fundamentals using drills and activities. The camp is dren: Mary Anne Bemb-
under the direction of Midview High School’s head football DOMINIC ZUNIS MEMORIAL GOLF OUTING nister, Joann DiNardo, Joe
coach, DJ Shaw. The team’s coaching staff and players will Men and women are welcome to participate in the Dominic
be assisting with the camp. For more information, contact Zunis Memorial Golf Outing scheduled for Saturday, August Grafton History Association
Coach Shaw at [email protected]. 20, at Pine Brook Golf Links, 11043 Durkee Road. Registra-
tion begins at 8 a.m. for the four person scramble. The event July 2nd was a perfect night for our village fireworks!
GREATER GRAFTON PARTNERSHIP begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. There will be prizes Thanks to all who made the display possible! One hundred
All area businesses and civic groups are invited to send for the top three teams. Included in the $75 per person/$300 twenty years ago, in 1886, July 4th was “a day of rain show-
a representative to the next meeting of the Greater Grafton per team donation are 18 holes with cart, special event gift, ers and high temperatures.” “However, Mr. Barnard applied
Partnership on Wednesday morning, July 27, at 8 a.m. in the raffles, Chinese auctions, skins games, special holes, hotdogs matches to the sky rockets to “oohs and aahs.”
library meeting room. The agenda will include a light break- at the turn, a catered dinner and beverages by Wolfey’s Bis-
fast, reports as to what is happening, voting on a mission tro and Pub. Proceeds will benefit Midview School District’s Plans for our 2017 Bicentennial are slowly developing.
statement, other discussions and a guest speaker. Meetings sports programming. To donate door prizes, auction items or If you have any ideas for activities and events, please get in
are scheduled to be an hour in length. No dues are required. to be a sponsor, contact Dave Zunis at 216-210-6519 or Terri touch. And, please, do consider joining the committee - it
SUPPLY DONATIONS FOR VETERANS NEEDED Zunis at 216-469-5311. takes a village to plan the event.
Family and Community Service Inc., which has an office
in Lorain, provides supportive services for veterans and their Local Band reunites What goes round seems to come around, torn up streets.
families. One of the organization’s services is to help families for Charity 55 years ago, in 1961, Council agreed to cooperate with the
find housing. They are looking for donations of cleaning sup- state in financing widening and resurfacing Route 57 inside
plies to help the veterans and their families clean and main- Grafton Village and approved $1,036. - less than 7% of the
tain their new living spaces. Some of the needed items in- cost. Plans called for resurfacing from the B&O tracks to the
clude: laundry soap, dish soap, cleanser, germ killing sprays, The original Midnite-Ex- Milestone Autism Resourc- north corporation line with a 4 foot widening at the southern
bleach cleaning wipes, toilet cleaner, bathroom fixture clean- press Band is reuniting for es. The band will play at the section of village. Widening and resurfacing would contin-
ers and glass cleaner. Also needed are: towels and washcloths “One Last Ride” twenty-five Wellington Eagles Club on ue to Kingsley Corners. The remainder of village highway
for kitchen and bathroom, buckets, brooms and mops. To do- years after their last perfor- Saturday, July 23, from 8-11 would be done ‘next year.’
mance. Proceeds will benefit p.m. The event is open to the
public and the band invites We recently received a copy of the Chestnut Street High
all their fans to the show. School ‘newspaper,’ “The Comet,” dated 1911, 105 years
Cooking, Fun and The music caps off a fun ago. A spring edition, as many articles referred to the senior
day of activities at the club. class of three members, Freda Clark, Roy Storrs and Lester
A car and bike cruise-in will Myers. The Class yell was, “Boom alaca, Boom alaca, Bow
be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wow Wow, Zippity, Zippity, Zippity, Zing, Seniors of ’11 are
a Party @ GMPL followed by a barbeque fes- still in the ring!” E. A. Richardson was Superintendent. Arti-
tival from 4-8 p.m. The band cles included the need of physical apparatus, the Girls’ Glee

will then take the stage. KRAG J. CHURCHILL, DDS
Click in - Call in - or Walk in to register! The Midnite-Express
Band was a popular country/ GENERAL PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY
Cooking for Tweens rock cover band which per-
formed locally from 1981- ~NEW PATIENTS WELCOME~
1991. Their last performance Hours By Appointment
Monday, July 25, 2 – 3 PM was at Panther Trails on
Tweens, bring a friend and your appetites. Join us as August 10, 1991. During 419 NORTH MAIN STREET
we learn to make some tasty no-bake recipes! their decade together, the
band played at various night 440-926-2705
Funded by the Friends of GMPL and the Read Between the Wines event sponsors. clubs, weddings and festi-
Pages & Pizza vals, the Lorain County Fair,
the Medina County Fair and SENIOR OUTREACH PROGRAM
Ponderosa Park with Waylon
Jennings. They also shared Sponsored by North Ridgeville Seniors, Inc. with
Tuesday, July 26, 6 - 7 PM the stage with Earl Thomas programs being held at Hinkson Hysell VFW Post
3341 Banquet Hall - 783 Huron Street in Grafton
Make an eco-craft, enjoy a few slices of pizza, Conley and Sawyer Brown. The Grafton/LaGrange areas are looking for Meals on Wheels
and discuss the graphic novel Trashed by Derf Backderf. Scheduled to appear are Al drivers. To become a driver, contact Robin @ 353-0829.
Pasadyn, Gerald Hawley, If there is ever a snow day for Keystone or Midview,
Jeff Miller, Butch Marks,
Funds for this program are provided through a grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Kim Bryan, and Greg Lun- ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE CANCELED.

Harry Potter Book Release Gala dy. For more information These Programs are Available to ALL SENIORS at NO CHARGE.
regarding the 25th reunion
concert, contact Jeff Miller 7/18 at 2:00 pm Senior Coffee Club. Movie with free
Friday, July 29, 1 – 3 PM at (440) 396-3328. donuts and coffee for participants.
7/19 at 2:00 pm Senior Exercise Class being
Its a special celebration of the world of Harry Potter Milestones Autism Re- instructed by Debi’s Personal Training with fruit
and juice for participants.
in time for the release of the new play, Harry Potter sources Center helps indi- 7/22 at 2:00 pm Senior Card Club with pop and
and the Cursed Child! Wand making, games, and viduals with autism reach snacks for participants.
their potential by focusing 7/25 at 2:00 pm Senior Coffee Club. Movie with free
other activities and crafts are scheduled. on education. They also donuts and coffee for participants.
7/26 at 2:00 pm Senior Exercise
Presented by GMPL’s Teen Advisory Group. provide coaching for family Class being instructed by Debi’s
Personal Training with fruit and
members. The center con- juice for participants.
ducts conferences, work- 7/29 at 2:00 pm Senior Card
Garden Thyme: Pizza Party shops, professional devel- Club with pop and snacks for
opment, referral calls and participants.
Saturday, July 30, 11:30 – 12:30 PM online resources to connect
• If you have questions on these programs, please contact
Bring your appetites and creativity for a special outdoor the autism community with the VFW’s Canteen Manager by calling 440-926-3341.

storytime. Share stories and songs, and participants can vital information, and each • The VFW Hall is available for rent to use for your special
other. For more information occasions. Call 440-926-3341 and ask for the Canteen
make their own pizzas using fresh veggies from our garden! about Milestone Autism Re- Manager for additional information.

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‘had been a big surprise.’ The baseball team played Liver- St. Jude School
pool, LaGrange, Grammar School, Town, Married Men and University of Findlay
Berea, winning four games. The catcher was all right, but he Although school Dean’s List
“mumbled” the ball. is out on summer
break, things have The Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester at the Uni-
Among the advertisers were: J. L. Beesing Fresh Meats still been very busy versity of Findlay has been announced. To earn this achieve-
and Salt, Geo. Spitzer Cookstoves, Buggies, Repairing a Spe- at St. Jude School. ment, a student must attain a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
cialty, Frank Kolinski Barber Shop, Cigars, Tobacco, Candy The summer fine Local students included on the list were Jacob Adams and
and Peanuts, Mrs. J. L. Haskin’s Up-to date Millinery and arts program is in Erin Keyse, both from Grafton.
Ladies Furnishing Goods, Edward Busser Tonsorial Artist, full swing with stu-
Ruder Hardware Glass, Paint, Oils, Jewelry By J. W. Pitkins, dents working one Congratulations!
George Trenchard Lace Curtains, Rugs, Curtain Stretchers on one several days
and Undertaking, F. Hancox Flour, Grain, Hay and Straw, a week with art, Grafton-Midview Library
Howard and Tran Groceries and Queensware, Rothgery music and language
Horseshoeing and Repairing, F. W. Daniels Low Prices Dry teachers. Students To register for programs, call 926-3317, visit the library
Goods & Groceries, James Finlayson Livery and Feed Stable, have been practic- at 983 Main Street in Grafton or visit their website at www.
Wm. Machovina Clothing, Knechteges (sp.) & Gorman We ing a wide variety of
Sell Shoes As Well As Groceries. art techniques with
Mary Huck. Many Free Summer Lunch Program - through August 5 from
Doris Wildenheim 926-2956 are especially en- noon-1 p.m. The Grafton-Midview Library, with the help of
joying working with the Boys and Girls Club of Lorain County partnering with the
MHS Picnic Classes of clay and the school’s Ohio Department of Education, is offering free lunches for
‘59-’62 pottery wheel. Band children. Free lunches will be available Monday through Fri-
and piano students day at the Grafton-Midview Library, Colonial Oaks Mobile
Midview High School classmates from the years 1959, have been improv- Home Park and Schild’s IGA in North Eaton through August
1960, 1961 & 1962 are invited to a potluck picnic on Sunday, ing their skills with 5. Call the Library for more information or to volunteer to
August 7, from 1-5 p.m. at Lorain County Metro Park, Indian Laura Ramsey. Chi- help at (440) 926-3317 or stop by the Library.
Hollow Reservation/Sheldon Woods, Shelter #1, on Parsons nese teacher, Jing Noah Hanlon works on the design of his
Road in Grafton. You are asked to bring a dish to share (sal- Jing Luo, has been tree house during Camp Invention held at Walk with Librarian - Mondays, through August 8 from
ad, meat, veggie, potato, dessert), your own table service and teaching Chinese St. Jude School. 9-10 a.m. Join Shari from GMPL at the Royal Oaks portion
beverages. No alcohol is permitted in the park. Bring lawn of Indian Hollow for a morning walk. Exercise your body
chairs. There are grills available near the shelter, however culture to her students. There in included designing tree and your mind with book talks, suggestions and socialization
there is no electricity. Spouses/guest are welcome to join us. will be an arts showcase in houses that integrate simple while we walk. Participants may want to use one of our Play-
early August. machines, learning about aways on the walk or any device of their choosing. Books will
For more information, call Marge (Tran) Sayers at (440) the ecological diversity and be available after the walk for check-out. If you cannot make
926-3449, Carol (Sprague) Timchuk at (440) 647-3943 or Over 40 students in unique terrain of Epic Park, a morning walk there are some special evening walks on 6/14,
Judy (Krosky) Skinner at (440) 353-1696. grades 1-6 participated in and building prototypes 7/5, and 8/2 from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m.
Camp Invention, which fea- and models of innovative
"Driving For The Lost" tures collaborative learning eco-adventures. St. Jude Smart Snack for Teens - Tuesday, July 19, 2-3 p.m. Build
Golf Outing opportunities for STEM staff members Molly Hibler, your own trail mix, learn how smart snacking can fuel your
concepts through creative, Kasey Puskas, Kathy Tollett brain and discover other tips and tricks for making quick and
“Driving For The Lost” Golf Outing is being held at Indi- hands-on activities. The and Megan Bickett super- healthy snacks with Caitlin Pelat, Registered Dietician from
an Hollow Golf Club, located at 6525 Indian Hollow Road, in theme for this year’s camp vised the camp activities. Giant Eagle and Market District.
Grafton, on Saturday, August 13. The 4-man scramble begins was “Epic Park.” Activities
with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Sign-in begins at 8:15 a.m. Cost that the students participated GMPL Writers Bunch - Tuesday, July 19, 5:30-7:45 p.m.
is $75 per person ($300 per team) and deadline for registra- This is an uplifting, casual union of writers of all genres. A
tion is August 7. The fee includes green fees, cart, lunch, din- fun homework assignment is given to complete and share the
ner, a putting contest and prizes. Make Player checks payable following month. Writing accomplishments, critiquing and
to Addie Brown and mail to: 151 Georgette Drive, Grafton, snacks are shared each meeting. Come enjoy a unique fellow-
OH 44044. Please include players names with your payment. ship of like minds.
Tax deductible $100 hole sponsorships are also available.
Make sponsorship checks payable to GGMI. Storytime - Wednesdays, July 20, and August 3, 10-10:30
a.m. Storytime is designed for children 3-6 years old. Each
For more information or to register, contact Addie Brown program we will explore great books, fun concepts and en-
at (440) 309-4647 or [email protected]. gage in creative, educational activities.

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Page 10, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 Craft & Chat - Thursday, July 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Craft JVS students excel at National
360, PS3, Wii, and tablets. Bring in your own games to share & Chat is a crafty makers group who have fun, with a no- SkillsUSA Competition
or borrow from the Library’s collection. Refreshments pro- holds-barred approach to making things. There are no rules or
vided. guidelines. You make what you want to make. Whatever your Pictured are medal winners Darian Arnold (Amherst) and Logan Per-
craft or art, we welcome you to join us. Young Adults, Adults ry (Midview) outside of the National SkillsUSA Convention in Louis-
Laughter is the Best Medicine - Thursday, July 21, 6:30- and Seniors are all welcome! Registration in not required. ville, KY.
7:30 p.m. Belly-laughs abound in this hour-long program.
Laughter is known to have healing and life-sustaining prop- Harry Potter Book Release Gala - Friday, July 29, 1-3 Three Lorain County JVS students competed in the Na-
erties for the body. Pop historian and lecturer Bill Brauning p.m. The Teen Advisory Group presents a special celebration tional Competition of SkillsUSA in Louisville, Kentucky
will share a visual presentation of hysterically funny film of Harry Potter as we anticipate the release of the new play, in June, with two of them bringing home a medal.
clips from popular television shows, commercials, animals, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The event will include
and babies guaranteed to make you laugh out loud. Learn wand making, games and other activities and crafts related to Darian Arnold (Amherst) competed in the Internet-
first-hand the benefits of laughter and how it can affect your the world of Harry Potter. working competition against 46 other state winners and
health. Light refreshments served. took a silver medal.
Garden Thyme: Pizza Party - Wednesday, July 30, 11:30
Archery for Teens - Thursday, July 21, 7-9 p.m. Have you a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bring your appetites and creativity for a spe- Logan Perry (Midview) competed in the IT Servicing
ever wanted to try your hand at shooting a bow and arrow? cial outdoor storytime. We will share stories and songs, and competition against 42 other state winners and took a
Here’s your chance! Join us at Grafton Health and Fitness for participants can make their own pizzas using fresh veggies bronze medal.
an introductory lesson in archery with a nationally certified from our garden! Program federally funded by the LSTA
instructor. This program is limited to 12 participants. grants, administered by the State Library of Ohio. Brian Duta (Keystone) competed in the Plumbing com-
petition against 48 other state winners and placed in the top
Astronaut Fitness - Friday, July 22, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. It Pages and Pizza - Tuesday, July 26, 6-7 p.m. Enjoy a few third of all plumbing competitors.
takes more than a love of space to become an astronaut. You slices of pizza, and discuss the graphic novel Trashed by Derf
have to be physically fit to master the job. Learn how astro- Backderf. Funds for this program were provided through a In addition, Tyler Hambel (Keystone) participated as a
nauts train for missions and maintain health during months grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation. National Voting Delegate from the state of Ohio.
in space. Participants will participate in activities designed
to optimize hand-eye coordination and overall mission readi- Book Club Discussions - Tuesday, July 26, 6:30-7:30 SkillsUSA is a career-technical youth club comprised of
ness. Armstrong Air & Space Museum staff will demonstrate p.m., Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Discuss a book each month students, teachers and industry, working together to ensure
the difficulties while wearing an Apollo-style spacesuit! from different genres of non-fiction and fiction. Join us for that America has a skilled workforce.
this monthly conversation.
Book Club Discussions - Tuesday, July 26, 6:30-7:30
p.m., Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Discuss a book each month Yoga for Kids - Tuesday, July 27, 3-4 p.m. (ages 7-12)
from different genres of non-fiction and fiction. Join us for Come find your inner yogi! Pink Lotus Yoga will be present-
this monthly conversation. ing youth yoga classes for a variety of ages. The classes are
designed specifically for kids, with creative movement and
Yoga for Kids - poses, educational games, breathing exercises, helpful props
Tuesday, July 27, 3-4 p.m. (ages 7-12) Come find your and joyful music. Come experience yoga in a playful and
inner yogi! Pink Lotus Yoga will be presenting youth yoga non-competitive manner. Bring either your own beach tow-
classes for a variety of ages. The classes are designed specifi- el or yoga mat. No yoga experience necessary; all levels are
cally for kids, with creative movement and poses, educational welcome. Program federally funded by the LSTA grants, ad-
games, breathing exercises, helpful props, and joyful music. ministered by the State Library of Ohio.
Come experience yoga in a playful and non-competitive man-
ner. Bring either your own beach towel or yoga mat. No yoga Babypalooza - Thursday, July 28, 10-10:30 a.m. Join us
experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Program fed- every other Thursday for this short and lively program for
erally funded by the LSTA grants, administered by the State babies (birth to 3 years) and their caregivers. Babypalooza
Library of Ohio. is a great way to introduce baby to the world of stories using
Babypalooza - Thursday, July 28, 10-10:30 a.m. Join us songs, rhymes, and lap bounces.
every other Thursday for this short and lively program for
babies (birth to 3 years) and their caregivers. Babypalooza Olympics Paracord Bracelets - Thursday, July 28, 1-3
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songs, rhymes, and lap bounces. make a paracord bracelet featuring the colors of the United
Olympics Paracord Bracelets - Thursday, July 28, 1-3 States or another of your favorite countries around the globe.
p.m. Get in the spirit of the Summer Olympic Games and Funds for this program were provided through a grant from
make a paracord bracelet featuring the colors of the United Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
States or another of your favorite countries around the globe.
Funds for this program were provided through a grant from Craft & Chat - Thursday, July 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Craft
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Public Zoning Meeting set with American Wilderness Campgrounds to review regula- RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 Page 11
tions on winter occupancy. The road crew has cleaned the culvert impressive insects. Enjoy the late summer wildflowers as we
The Grafton Township Zoning Commission will hold a pub- on Erhart Northern Road. They will be working with crews in hike along the trails of Allardale and explore the world of the
lic zoning meeting at the Grafton Township Hall at 7 p.m. on Columbia Township as part of an exchange of labor agreement. mantid. Ages 7 to adult. No registration required. Free.
Tuesday, July 19. The Zoning Commission will continue dis- The next meeting is scheduled for August 9 at 7 p.m. in the town-
cussing the regulations for new subdivisions, reorganize their ship hall. Tuesday, August 9:
subdivision outline and discuss other current issues and concerns Homeschoolers Outdoor Education: Stream Creatures -
as they come up. Medina County Park District Letha House Park East, 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m. Learn
about life in a stream as we search for creatures like cray-
Grafton Township Thursday, August 4: fish, aquatic invertebrates, and fish. Be prepared to get your
Cemetery Decorations Stroller Hike - Brunswick Lake Trail, Meet at trail en- feet wet. Ages 7-12. Registration is open until the program is
trance near Susan Hambley Nature Center 10:30-11:30 a.m. filled and is free for Medina County residents. There is a $3
Please do not place flowers, plants or other decorations on Come out and enjoy a stroll with a naturalist! On this guided fee for non county participants.
the graves in the three township cemeteries during the mowing hike, we will explore different parks and investigate nature Wednesday, August 10:
season, now through October. Township maintenance crews will happenings in ways both you and your little ones can under- Nature Through the Seasons - Lake Medina, St. Rt. 18,
remove and dispose of decorations which hinder their work in stand. This is a fun way to enjoy the outdoors, get a little ex- 10-11 a.m. The Nature Through the Seasons series consists of
the cemeteries. ercise, and socialize with other parents! Children can be in easy walks that explore our different parks while observing
strollers, backpacks, or can toddle along on their own! Mid to the unfolding of nature throughout the seasons. These hikes
Grafton Twp. Trustees full size or jogger type strollers recommended. Ages newborn also count toward the Natural Discoveries program, an award to 7. No registration required. Free. based hiking series. See our website for details about that pro-
The Grafton Township Trustees held their monthly meeting Friday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug.7: gram. Ages 7 to adult. No registration required. Free.
on July 12 at the township hall. The meeting consisted of the Bubble Buddies - Susan Hambley Nature Center - 12- 5
customary departmental and trustee reports. Discussion was held p.m. Join us for summertime fun with bubbles! We’ll provide
as to how to proceed to help an elderly couple in the township all the materials you need to make your own bubble wands
clean up a multitude of nuisance materials on their property. The and to spend the afternoon blowing bubbles. All ages wel-
trustees are also concerned with the couple’s health and living come. No registration required. Free.
conditions. The trustees have been pursuing different agencies Saturday, August 6:
and options for approximately a year. The trustees decided to Hiking for the Health of It - Brunswick Lake Trail, meet
seek additional advice before proceeding. in parking lot near Winking Lizard, 9-11 a.m. This is a hiking
The trustees also discussed the road program. The amount club for those adults who can hike four to five miles at a brisk
of money already spent on projects this year was examined by pace. Walking trails can be mildly strenuous with a limited
the trustees in comparison with the cost of the asphalt paving of amount being off trail. Please dress for the weather, and be
Haystacks. The trustees have spent funds to level areas in prepa- sure to have appropriate footwear. Ages 10 to adult. No regis-
ration for chip and seal. Crossroads has been contracted to do the tration required. Free.
chip and seal work. Portions of Estee Drive were also paved. The Starry, Starry Nights at Letha House - Letha House Park
trustees decided to do the work on Haystacks to guard against the West, 9-11 p.m. Come see deep sky objects, planets, and the
cost of the project rising if deterioration continued over another moon up close using the Cuyahoga Astronomical Associ-
winter. The trustees decided to postpone the purchase of a truck ation’s telescopes. The observatory will be open for public
until next year and to curtail spending for the remainder of the viewing, and members will be available to answer your ques-
year in order to do the work. tions. Activities and/or displays will be set up inside the barn
In other reports, five permits were issued last month including for further interest on cloudy nights. Cancellations will only
two additions and three accessory buildings. A meeting has been be made in the case of severe thunderstorms. All ages wel-
come. No registration required. Free.
Sunday, August 7:
Natural Discoveries Hiking Series: In Search of the Man-
tid - Allardale West, meet in the parking lot, 3-4 p.m. Natural
Discoveries is a series of free nature themed programs de-
signed for ages seven to adult. Participants in the program
who complete certain hike requirements are eligible to re-
ceive awards. See the Natural Discoveries link on our web-
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Page 12, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 Books/DVDs, CDs and Keystone Class of 1971
games donations wanted Reunion
Help Wanted
News Reporter Wondering what to do with unwanted but gently used The graduating class of 1971 will be holding their 45th
books, audio books, DVDs and CDs, puzzles and games? class reunion on August 20 at the LaGrange Lions Park. They
The Rural-Urban Record is looking for a reporter to Consider donating them to the Friends of the Keystone-La- are searching for fellow classmates. Information on any Key-
cover and report on LaGrange Twp. community news Grange Community Library. Donations boxes are located stone classmates would be appreciated. Contact Sally Wise
and events. This is a “work from home” position; no of- at: LaGrange IGA, Firefighters’ Community Credit Union, Tolbert at (440) 355-6586 for any information.
fice hours are required. Ideal candidate would be some- Michelle’s Restaurant, Keystone-LaGrange Community
one with a background in journalism and/or writing and Library, FirstMerit Bank, Northwest Bank, Dollar General, VILLAGE COUNCIL ACCEPTING
reporting, would have e-mail capabilities and would re- The Methodist Church and The Baptist Church. The items BIDS FOR QUARRY WATER
side in the LaGrange readership area. Photography capa- collected will be used for the annual Fall Book Sale, which
bilites are also required. This is a paid position. will be held on November 18, 19 & 20. All proceeds from The Council for the Village of LaGrange had de-
the sale benefit the Keystone-LaGrange Community Li- clared raw, non-potable water contained in a quarry
If you would like to apply for this position, e-mail brary. owned by the Village of LaGrange to be not needed
your resume to [email protected], fax it to for municipal purposes. The Village is accepting sealed
(440) 236-9198 or mail it to: Rural-Urban Record, P.O. LaGrange Lions Club bids for the sale of such water in a quantity not to ex-
Box 966, Columbia Station, OH 44028. No phone call Festival kick-off ceed 20,000,000 gallons for a term not to exceed one
inquiries, please. year. Such sale shall be pursuant to a written agreement
July 21-23 is the LaGrange Lions Club’s annual festival. to be made between the Village and the chosen bid-
KHS Class of 1966 It will kick-off on Thursday, July 21 at 7 p.m. with a parade. der. Said agreement shall require, in addtio to the bid
50th Reunion Anyone interested in being in the parade are welcome to join amount, a monthly fee of $100.00.
them. Lineup will be behind the old elementary school on
Keystone High School class of 1966 is having its 50th Liberty St., starting at 6 and no later than 6:30. The parade The Village intends to sell the water to the highest
class reunion at Coppertop at Cherokee Hills Golf Course, will start promptly at 7 p.m. To participate in the parade, call and best bidder. When determining the "best" bidder,
in Valley City, on Saturday, October 15. The search is on to Bev at (440) 458-6781 (the sooner the better). The parade will the Village will take into account any contingencies as-
locate classmates. For details, graduates and former teachers be followed by the “Little Miss” contest. Visit www.lagrange- sociated with the bid. If there are two or more equal
are encouraged to contact [email protected] or call Cindy for more information. high and "best" bids, the Village may conduct a ran-
Worthington Myers at (440) 647-2570. dom drawing to select the bidder with whom to enter
Letter to the Editor into negotiations. In the event the Village is unable to
LOST CAT - LAGRANGE negotiate a satisfactory contract for sale of the water
To the Editor: with a chosen bidder, the Village may terminate negoti-
Lost cat in LaGrange/Taylor- I opened my Rural-Urban Record this week and headed ations with that bidder and enter into negotiations with
wood area June 23rd. Mostly to my hometown’s news. The second item on the page in the the next highest and best bidder. The Village reserves
Lions Club events was something I could barely believe, giv- the right and option not to enter into any contract with
solid orange Maine Coon en the killings in our United States during the last few weeks. any bidder, to waive any irregularities, informalities, or
long hair 3 years old female The LaGrange Lions Club will be having its first-ever gun inconsistencies in the bids, and to reject any and all bids
small/medium build friendly raffle. received in its sole and absolute discretion.
NO COLLAR. $150 reward. Lions Club, I know you do good serving folk in our com-
munity, but please rethink this. The time is not right in this Sealed bids must be submitted in care of the Village
Please Call Scott at 440-213-8934 country to distribute more guns. Administrator at 305 South Center St., LaGrange, Ohio
if you have any information! Peggy Malone, LaGrange on or before 1:00 p.m. on July 26, 2016 at which time
bids will be opened.
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Get your WELCOME KIT at Lions Club
Gun Raffle
Or call the Sandusky Model Center at 866-649-8678
August 13 will be the
first ever LaGrange Lions
Gun Raffle from 12-5 p.m.
at Lions Park. Ten new guns
will be given away, with
each ticket having multiple
chances to win. Winners
need not be present. Food
and beverages will be pro-
vided and additional raffles
will be available. Tickets are
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RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 Page 13

2016 LaGrange
Lions Festival
July 21, 22, 23

THURSDAY, JULY 21  

7:00pm Lions Festival Parade
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porting, would have e-mail capabilities and would reside monitoring organizations, produce the same potency. combination with tradi- can be purchased, people
in the Carlisle readership area. Photography capabilites many users of herbal prod- tional medicines, a medical may put off seeing a doc-
are also required. This is a paid position. ucts find them highly effec- * There are side effects. doctor should be consulted tor when they aren’t feeling
tive. Though these remedies Natural doesn’t always mean before taking medications well, preferring to try an
If you would like to apply for this position, e-mail come from nature, not all safe. Keep in mind that il- in tandem. Complications herbal medication first. This
your resume to [email protected], fax it to herbal medicines are harm- legal drugs like marijuana can arise from the interac- could prolong effective treat-
(440) 236-9198 or mail it to: Rural-Urban Record, P.O. less. They may have side and opium come from natu- tion between conventional ment of disease or put off a
Box 966, Columbia Station, OH 44028. No phone call effects or interact with main- ral sources, and those drugs medicines and herbal med- diagnosis of a more serious
inquiries, please. stream medications. It is are far from completely safe. ications. Herbs may reduce ailment.
important for consumers to Even the tobacco in ciga- or increase the effects of cer-
Hydrant Flushing continues weigh the risks. rettes is from a naturally tain medications that can re- Before taking any herbal
growing plant, and smoking sult in organ damage or even remedy, discuss your treat-
The Carlisle Township Fire Department will be flushing The World Health Or- is responsible for the majori- fatality. St. John’s Wort, for ment options with your phy-
hydrants, both City Water and Rural Water, in Carlisle Town- ganization estimates that ty of lung cancer cases every example, which is used to sician. Be honest about your
ship through July. between 65 and 80 percent year. Ginseng, ginkgo biloba improve mood, may reduce concerns regarding conven-
of the world’s population and even garlic supplements the effectiveness of oral con- tional medicines and try to
Members of fire department will be flushing hydrants rely on alternative medi- can thin the blood and make traceptives and also changes find a solution that leads to a
approximately 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesdays-Thursday s. Areas cine as their primary form one bleed more freely. Cer- successful outcome.
affected include: Ravine’s Edge, Carlisle Woods, LaGrange of healthcare, while only tain vitamins in high levels
Rd. area, Slife Road area, Brentwood area and Hope Court 10 to 30 percent of people can be toxic. Kava kava,
for Rural Water; East River Road area, East Avenue-Grafton use conventional medicine taken for anxiety, can some-
Road-Butternut Ridge Road areas, Murray Ridge and Ober- like the products that are times cause liver damage.
lin-Elyria Road-Hall Road areas for City Water. sold over-the-counter and
at pharmacies. The Amer- * Herbs are not always
Flushing will not be conducted on inclement weather days. ican Medical Association regulated. In the United
Water may be discolored due to sediment being distributed. has urged its members to States, herbs are not regu-
Run water until clear. For additional information, the station better educate themselves lated by the Food and Drug
contact number is (440) 458-5178. on alternative medicines. Administration. They don’t
In fact, almost one-third of oversee the production, sale
** NOTICE** American medical schools, and use of herbal products.
including Harvard Universi-
Regular ty, Yale University, George-
Trustees Meeting town University, and John’s
Hopkins University, now of-
at 7 p.m. fer coursework in alternative
* Move to July 25 *
Perhaps because of their
Keep in touch with your community popularity and relative ease
Visit: of purchase, herbal reme-
dies are surrounded in mis-
information. Many people
believe that, because herbs
are not chemical drugs, this
makes them completely safe.
Yet, some herbal remedies
do have adverse effects,
as do vitamin and mineral
supplements. In order to be
treated by both alternative
and conventional medicines,
individuals need to educate
themselves about the truths
and myths surrounding herb-
al products.

* Herbal compounds vary
in strength. While many
conventional medicines
are carefully produced and
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Page 18, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 operated from Emergency operating centers. Others operated Please get your payments sent in by July 29! Checks
from their home stations and contacted those in remote lo- should be made payable to Debra L. Arnold and sent to: Deb-
Scott Brotherton as “Dino” cations or emergency operating centers. Some even operated ra L. Arnold, c/o Thompson Hine, 127 Public Square, 3900
entertains at Senior Center from their vehicles. Key Center, Cleveland, OH 44114.

“Dino to Diamond” is returning to North Ridgeville on The primary purpose of this event is to familiarize and pro- North Ridgeville Library
July 29! North Ridgeville Senior Center is presenting this vide amateur radio operators with the experience of quickly
special concert featuring Scott Brotherton, sponsored by setting up and then operating amateur radio equipment should Superhero Training Academy - Calling all superhero
Northridge Health Center. This afternoon concert will be- that become necessary in the event of a natural disaster or fans! Brush up on your superhero skills on Wednesday, July
gin at 2 p.m. at the North Ridgeville Education Center, 5490 emergency, such as has been done in recent years following 20 anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. Come channel your inner
Mills Creek Lane, in the Community Room. hurricanes and earthquakes. But the event also provides for a superhero as you tackle fantastic feats, marvelous challenges
lot of fun, friendly competition and increased activity in the and troublesome foes. Intended for children ages 2 and up
Scott Brotherton is very interactive with the audience and ham radio community as participating stations all over the US accompanied by a responsible adult.
makes it an enjoyable time for everyone. He has performed and Canada contact each other during the event. For many
at many area Jazz Clubs, Private Parties, Retirement Com- ham radio clubs, it is the highlight of the year. The Butler Did It - Mystery Book Discussion - Come
munities and Nursing Homes. A special thank you to the discuss “No Time For Goodbye” by Linwood Barclay on
Northridge Health Center for sponsoring this afternoon con- Field participants had 24 hours to set up their antennas Wednesday, July 20 from 7 to 8 p.m. Fourteen-year-old Cyn-
cert. and equipment, followed by another 24 hours of operation. thia Bigge woke one morning to discover that her entire fam-
During the operating period, their objective was to contact ily - mother, father, brother - had vanished. No note, no trace,
Advance tickets can be purchased for only $6 at the Senior as many different amateur radio stations as possible. As no return... ever. Now, twenty-five years later, she’ll learn the
Center prior to the July 29 show. The Senior Center is located each station was contacted, call signs, class of operation and devastating truth. Sometimes it’s better not to know. Copies
at 7327 Avon Belden Road, in North Ridgeville. Tickets can ARRL section (usually state/province) were exchanged. The of the mystery book being discussed are available at the adult
also be purchased at the door for $8. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. exchanged information was carefully logged and submitted information desk. New adult members are welcome.
to the ARRL. There are various classes of entry based on the
All proceeds from the show to benefit the North Ridgeville number of transmitters in operation, the number of operators Facebook And Twitter For Beginners - Learn the very
Senior Center programs and services. and transmitter power level. The ARRL will examine all en- basics about these popular social networking websites, in-
tries and compile the results in their monthly periodical QST cluding an overview of what they consist of, how to create
2016 Ham Radio Field Day magazine. Each station that participated will be listed along accounts, and how to keep yourself and children safe in these
with the final score it achieved. online environments. Come learn about Facebook and Twit-
The last weekend in June is always a special weekend for ter on Thursday, July 21 from 2-3:30 p.m. Pre-registration is
Amateur Radio operators in the United States and Canada. One of the many local hams participating was Bob Hayes required.
This year, the June 25 & 26 weekend marked the 79th run- of North Ridgeville. Using his call sign KW8N, he partic-
ning of the most popular annual activity for Amateur Radio ipated in the 1 operator using 1 transmitter with 150 watts North Ridgeville Writers - Are you an adult who wants
operators, Field Day, an operating exercise sponsored by the of transmitter power class from a cabin west of Vermilion, to meet other writers and hone your writing skills? Do you
American Radio Relay League (ARRL) with tens of thou- making a total of 1,412 different radio contacts (1,212 using need motivation to pick up a pen in the first place? If so,
sands of participants throughout the US and Canada. Most Morse code and 200 using voice) for a final score of 5,798. take part in the writing group. They meet next on Saturdays,
participants set up and operated ham radio equipment and July 23 and Aug. 6 from 2-4 p.m. Activities include read and
temporary antennas in remote locations using emergency Birth Announcement critique sessions, writing practice and more. Pre-registration
power sources such as battery, generator or solar cells. Some is required.
Laura and Ryan
July 23, 24 & 25 of North Ridgeville Mia Aubree Rieth Adult Afternoon Book Discussion - Come discuss “The
and big brother Salvadore Gentile of Bonita Good Dream” by Donna VanLiere on Tuesday, July 26 from
25% Off all Nursery Stock! Bryce would like to Springs, Florida and Carol 1-2 p.m. Copies of the selected book are available at the adult
announce the birth Rieth of North Ridgeville. information desk. New adult members are welcome.
Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, of their little prin-
Grasses & Roses cess, Mia Aubree Congratulations! Library Wipeout - Ready for a wipeout? Drop by on Tues-
Rieth. Mia was born day, July 26 anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. to try your skills
Stop at both locations at Fairview Hospital in a very wacky obstacle course. Children ages 5 and up ac-
Monday, July 25 for a on May 27, 2016, companied by a responsible adult are invited to gather at the
Special Blowout Sale at 11:55 a.m. She grassy lawn along the side of the building to run, jump and
on a *selective item. weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. roll their way at the fastest time! Rain date will be Saturday,
July 30.
(Restrictions apply) Proud grandpar-
*Check out our Facebook page July 25 ents include Monica Tech Tips - Bring your questions to this informal session
Garfield of Grafton about how to use library computer software and apps on
for that selective item. and Joyce and Keven Rieth your computers, tablets, eReaders or the Internet. Stop by on
of Grafton, Great Grandpar- Wednesday, July 27 anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. for one-
ent Clara Smith of Grafton, on-one assistance with staff members.

NR Class of ‘76 Book Sale - The library has a book sale this month start-
40th Reunion ing with the book sale preview on Thursday, July 28 from
5-8:30 p.m. Admission to the book sale preview is reserved
East: 34837 Lorain Rd., West: Cr. of Rts. 58 & 113 North Ridgeville’s Class of 1976 - 40th Reunion will be for members of The Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch
North Ridgeville 440-327-3407 Amherst 440-986-7777 held at the Lone Tree Tavern, 33009 Lorain Road, in North Library, Inc. New members may join, or former members
M-F 8-5, Sat. 8:30-4, Sun. 10-3 M-F 8-7, Sat. 8:30-5, Sun. 10-4 Ridgeville (just east of the Turnpike exit.) They have reserved may renew their annual memberships that evening. The book
the lower rear patio sale is open to the public on Friday, July 29 and Saturday,
July 30 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. There will be a large assortment
Cost is $35 a person, which will cover the buffet, ven- of books, movies and puzzles for all ages.
ue rental, decorations and gratuities. The buffet will include
pork, baked chicken and four side dishes. There will be a cash After Breakfast Adult Morning Book Discussion - Come
bar. discuss the international best-seller “The Fault in Our Stars”
by John Green on Wednesday, Aug. 3 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
On Friday night, there will be a tour of the high school at 7 Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought
p.m. Please let Debbie or Bruce know if you plan on touring. her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal,
There will also be an impromptu get-together Friday night at her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gor-
the beer tent at the Corn Fest, after the high school tour. They geous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at
will be offering a Class Reunion Shirt! If you want to order, Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be com-
please include $10/shirt with your payment for the dinner and pletely rewritten. Copies of the book are available at the adult
be sure to include your size – Med, Large, XL or XXL. information desk. New adult members are welcome.

If you know of any Classmate who plans to attend, please Coloring For Grown-Ups - Experience the calming,
have them contact either through https://www.facebook. stress-relieving benefits of coloring beautiful designs and
com/groups/130966956944761/ or at patterns made specifically for adults. Come on Wednesday,
nrhs-class-of-76-reunion/, by email via or Aug. 3 from 1-2:30 p.m. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and
Debbie Arnold at [email protected]. markers will be provided. Coffee, tea and light dessert will be
served. This program is for adults age 18 and older. Pre-reg-
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gram Finale - Enjoy an astonishing afternoon full of magic “Educators Rising”competition Madison competed in Public Speaking. Madison gave a
tricks and incredible demonstrations with local magician Jim speech on a specific topic in front of judges and an audience.
Kleefeld. Bring your kids ages 3 and up on Wednesday, Aug. Kaylani Othman, from North Ridgeville and Madison Stan- In her speech, Madison presented a concrete solution to the
3 from 2-3 p.m. Come prepared to witness magic with soc- ley, from Firelands, represented JVS at the National Compe- problems affecting students living in poverty. Madison com-
cer balls, jump ropes, sports collector cards and lots more. tition of Educators Rising in Boston, MA. bined her FFA and TEE knowledge to present a solution cen-
Pre-registration is required for all attending - children and tered around urban agriculture, and empowering families and
caregivers. Educators Rising held their National Conference at Boston schools to grow their own produce, which in turn would help
University from June 24-27. Students from across the country combat hunger faced by poorer students and improve student
A Literary Lunch Break - Story Time For Grown-Ups competed in a variety of competitions and attended various concentration and performance. Madi competed against 30
- Bring a lunch and relax while listening to short stories and workshop sessions related to the field of education. Kaylani students from 12 different states and placed third.
poetry read by library staff on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 12:30- Othman, from North Ridgeville and Madison Stanley, from Educators Rising cultivates highly skilled educators by
1:30 p.m. Share in the follow-up discussion. Coffee and tea Firelands, represented the JVS. They qualified for national guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished
will be provided. For ages 18 and older. Pre-registration is competition by placing in the top five of their categories at teachers, beginning in high school and extending through col-
required. Ohio’s state conference in March. This year was the second lege and into the profession.
year that the JVS has been involved in the organization, and Congratulations!
Book Buddies - Adult Book Discussion - Come discuss the first year that JVS has sent students to nationals.
the international best-seller “Room” by Emma Donoghue on
Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 1-2 p.m. To five-year-old-Jack, Both students competed very well and placed third in their
Room is the world. It’s where he was born, it’s where he and categories. Kaylani competed in the Lesson Planning and De-
his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma livery in the Arts. For her competition, Kaylani wrote a les-
shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be son plan in fifth grade music. Kaylani then taught the lesson
asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to while being filmed. Her video, written lesson plan and ma-
Ma it’s the prison where she has been held for seven years. terials were sent to Educators Rising for prejudging.Then at
Through her fierce love for her son, she has created a life nationals, Kaylani interviewed with judges for the reflection
for him in this eleven-by-eleven-foot space. But with Jack’s portion of the competition. Her lesson centered on the con-
curiosity building alongside her own desperation, she knows cept of music dynamics, and she used paint swatch samples,
that Room cannot contain either much longer. Copies of the various classical pieces of music, and a reading of a children’s
book are available at the adult information desk. New adult storybook to teach dynamics to a general music class. Her
members are welcome. lesson plan directly related to state standards in elementary
music. Sixteen students from five different states competed in
Summer Library Program - There’s still time to partici- her category and Kaylani placed third.
pate in the Summer Library Program! Come read, earn great
book prizes and attend fun library events this summer. The
Summer Library Program runs through Aug. 6. Participants,
birth through 12th grade, will earn free books for reading
and participating in fun activities.Get a reading and activity
record from any LPLS library to log your participation. Or
visit to get your
record online. Adults are also invited to participate by reading
and doing activities in the grownups version of the program.
Learn more about the prizes including the adult program priz-
es at the library.

For more information or to register for programs, call the
North Ridgeville Library at (440) 327-8326. The North Rid-
geville Library is located at 35700 Bainbridge Road, North

Page 20, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, July 18, 2016 Royal-Tea-Party! The Land and Living The Land and Living exhibit
exhibit is supported by the is located east of the giant
Help Wanted News Reporter Join the Metro Parks on July 23 at Schoepfle Garden for Ohio Soybean Council, Ohio slide and across from the
their special “Royal Tea Party,” where the young Princes and Corn Marketing Program south entrance to the mid-
The Rural-Urban Record is looking for a reporter to Princesses will make their own crowns and crafts before at- and the Ohio Expositions way. There is no additional
cover and report on Wellington community news and tending the “proper tea” on the deck. The program is free, Commission. Last year, the charge for visiting the build-
events. This is a “work from home” position; no office but they do request you make your reservation by July 18 exhibit attracted an estimat- ing or any of its displays.
hours are required. Ideal candidate would be someone for either the 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. time slots. Visit the ed 300,000 state fair visitors.
with a background in journalism and/or writing and re- Children’s Garden and ride the carousel, open from 1-4 p.m.
porting, would have e-mail capabilities and would reside OSU Pond Project
in the Wellington readership area. Photography capabi- Reservations can be made by calling (440)-458-5121 or
lites are also required. This is a paid position. online at Schoepfle Garden is located OSU Extension Seeks The project will result in
at 11106 Market St., in Birmingham. For more information, Pond Owners, Managers to new educational materials,
If you would like to apply for this position, e-mail contact Matt Kocsis at (440) 965-7237 Participate in Project. tools and programming to
your resume to [email protected], fax it to be used throughout Ohio to
(440) 236-9198 or mail it to: Rural-Urban Record, P.O. Vendors sought Algae don’t just pose a assist with challenges related
Box 966, Columbia Station, OH 44028. No phone call problem for Lake Erie and to the management of ponds
inquiries, please. The Pittsfield Historical Society is seeking vendors for other large bodies of water. that support multiple proper-
their 4th annual Pittsfield Township Historical Society An- It and other pond vegetation ties.
tique and Primitives Show. They are looking for quality an- can be a challenge for neigh-
tiques or primitives vendors for their show, scheduled for borhood ponds also. Project partners include
September 17, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call Diane Hinkle at (440) OSU Extension, Ohio Water
935-0832 for more information. Medina County has been Resources Center of Ohio
chosen as the site of a pilot State’s Department of Civil,
Farm Bureau offers interactive project designed to help im- Environmental and Geodetic
agriculture exhibit at State Fair prove the management of Engineering, and Ohio Lake
ponds and small lakes that Management Society.
Back to School Family fun and a connec- animals and more. Squash specifically have shared
Business Training tion to rural Ohio are just carver Gus Smithhisler re- ownership or where multi- Those interested may
two of the many reasons for turns this year to carve two ple homes share the water contact Ashley Kulhanek,
Are you a business owner or manager? Are you looking to visitors to stop by the “Land giant squash weighing more resource. Agriculture and Natural Re-
boost your workplace? Main Street Wellington welcomes you and Living” exhibit at the than 600 pounds each, July source Extension Educator
to the Wellington Center of Lorain County Community Col- Ohio State Fair, July 27 to 30 & Aug. 1. A joint Ohio The Medina County of- at (330) 725-4911, Ext. 106,
lege on July 25 for a day full of informative and captivating August 7. Presented by Ohio House and Senate Ag Com- fice of Ohio State Universi- by August 12, 2016 for de-
business workshops! Farm Bureau Federation mittee Hearing will be held ty Extension is looking for tails or to sign up.
and Nationwide, the exhibit Aug. 2. pond managers, homeown-
They are looking to help entrepreneurs further their skills demonstrates agriculture’s ers associations and shared- RENT ME!
and enhance their personal development! Featured speakers link to everyday life. Making its debut at the pond owners to help.
include Michelle Griffith, discussing Facebook marketing; Land and Living exhibit in Pequea SL 10 Lime Spreader
Diane Helbig, discussing collaborative marketing and utiliz- Visitors to the exhibit, lo- 2016 is the OFBF augment- If you own or manage a KRYSTOWSKI
ing LinkedIn for your business; Allan D. Strauss, showing cated in the Nationwide Do- ed reality sandbox. Children multiple-property pond of TRACTOR
how to find quality employees to increase sales; Marilee Ma- nahey Ag & Hort building, can make it rain and move approximately 3-5 acres or WELLINGTON OH 44090
cAskill, talking about power networking; and Cathie Leim- can participate in a variety the earth simulating water- larger in Medina County, (440) 647-2015
bach, discussing leadership development. of interactive opportunities, sheds. This exhibit for youth OSU Extension specialists
such as playing with local provides the opportunity to would like participants to
Registration starts at 12:30 p.m., with the opening speaker rescue dogs, learning about learn more about erosion and complete a survey about
beginning at 1 p.m. This event runs until 5 p.m. with two dif- nutrition in the new grocery water quality. Also, thanks to their pond, followed by se-
ferent workshop sessions and a snack break. store display and watching Ohio county Farm Bureaus, lected pond visits to sample
chicks and turkeys come Ohio food processors and water and discuss challeng-
The Wellington LCCC is located at 151 Commerce Dr. out of their shell. Children Nationwide, the new canned es, concerns and work to im-
This is a business seminar coordinated by Main Street Wel- can take a ride through the food display will connect prove pond management for
lington, Inc. For more information, please see www.main- OFBF Country Cruise on Ohio agriculture and food you and other pond users. or call (440) 647-3987. pedal tractors, while parents production to the consumer Participants may stop their
enjoy learning about Ohio’s while feeding the hungry, involvement at any time.
Farmer’s Market crops, animals and other with all proceeds being do-
important areas of Ohio ag- nated to the Mid-Ohio Food- TLC Insurance Group, Inc.
The Wellington Farmers’ Market is located in downtown riculture. Families can also bank.
Wellington on the Willard Memorial Square. The Market fea- have a commemorative pic- Providers of Senior Insurance Products
tures home-made goods, home grown musicians and month- ture taken, compliments of “The Land and Living
ly cooking demonstrations. The Market is on every Friday OFBF and Nationwide. exhibit features many fac- ALLAN J. RODAK
throughout the season from 5-7 p.m. ets of agriculture in Ohio,”
The Land and Living Ex- said OFBF lead intern Lau- Medicare Supplement Specialist
Little Girl seeks loving home hibit will feature many ex- ren Corry. “With so many
hibits including the Country exciting activities, the Land 1-800-378-5335 or 440-759-3268
you would like to give Little Connection stage that will and Living exhibit is infor- 650 Calann Drive
Girl a loving, forever home, showcase agriscience exper- mational and interactive for Elyria, OH 44035
please call the Friendship iments, local entertainment, all ages.” [email protected]
Animal Protective League visits from Columbus Zoo
at (440) 322-4321. (www.
Little Girl
Please don’t pass by The shelter is located at
Little Girl. This sweet kit- 8303 Murray Ridge Road,
ty has been at the shelter in Elyria. Their hours are
since January. Many other from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on
cats are adopted and Little Monday, Friday & Satur-
Girl still waits for her adop- day; from 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
tion day. She is a really nice on Tuesday & Thursday;
7-year-old calico who was and from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
abandoned by her owner. A on Sunday. Adoption fees
neighbor took care of her are $20 for 1 year and old-
outside for about a month er and $50 for less than 1
before surrendering her to year old. All cats have been
FAPL to find her forever spayed or neutered, vacci-
home. Little Girl hopes it nated, dewormed and have
won’t be much longer be- tested negative for FeLV.
fore someone says she is Friendship APL is a private,
the perfect kitty for them. If non-profit humane society.
They depend on the gener-
osity and financial support
of the public to serve the
people and animals of Lo-
rain County.

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The 1023E is redefining what a sub-compact tractor can do. And AutoConnect™ Drive-over Mower Deck and an iMatch™ Quick-
that means it can redefine what you can get done . . . all at some Hitch that allows you to easily pair with dozens of implements,
serious savings. When you add quick-attach features like the the 1023E saves you time too. Get yours today for just $99/mo.

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42255 Oberlin Elyria Rd
Elyria, Ohio 44035

*Offer valid on new 1023E Compact Tractor purchases made between 4/11/2016 and 8/2/2016. Prices and model availability may vary by dealer. Subject to approved installment credit with John Deere Financial. Monthly payment of $99.00
based upon 20% down plus 0.0% for 84 months on the 1023E Compact Tractor. Taxes, setup, delivery, freight, and preparation charges not included. Eligibility for the down payment offer is limited to qualified customers and scheduled monthly pay-
ments will be required. Some restrictions apply; other special rates and terms may be available, so see your dealer for details and other financing options. Valid only at participating US dealers. **Beginning 1/1/2016 all Compact Utility Tractors pur-
chased new from an authorized John Deere Dealer come standard with a 6 year/2000 hour (whichever comes first) Powertrain Warranty. See the Limited Warranty for New John Deere Turf & Utility Equipment at dealer for details. 1Offer ends Au-
gust 02, 2016. Prices and models may vary by dealer. Save $900 USD on new John 1025R and $500 USD on a new John Deere 1023E when purchased with two or more John Deere or Frontier implements. This cash bonus can be combined with
the regular installment options. Sales made to government agencies, company direct sales or other businesses/agencies that participate in John Deere’s Special Discount Program or Rental Business Program are not eligible. Some restric-
tions apply; other special rates and terms may be available, so see your dealer for details and other financing options. Offer is available only on new equipment and only at participating United States dealers. Prices and savings are in U.S. dollars.

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