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Published by The Rural-Urban Record, 2016-09-19 13:51:59


TheRural-Urban Record
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Volume 61, No. 49 Columbia Station, Ohio June 13, 2016

Grafton Village Fire Department receives Commendation New Teen Library Card

Members of the Grafton Fire Department pose for a photo with Ohio House District 55 Representative,Nathan Manning after The Lorain Public Library System is now offering a li-
being presented a commendation on their 80th festival. brary card just for teens! Teens can now get their own library
card, no parent signature or ID required. They’ll simply need
The Grafton Village Fire Department received a commendation from the Ohio House of Representatives for to provide date of birth and contact information.
sponsoring their 80th annual Grafton Village Firemen’s Festival. Nathan Manning, District 55 Representative, was
in attendance at the festival to present the commendation. Teens 13-17 years old can get one teen library card and
one regular library card. The teen card can only be used at
Lorain Public Library System (LPLS) libraries. The standard
library card requires a parent or guardian signature.

What a Teen Library Card Gets You
•Three print items from any LPLS library
•Access to the eLibrary, where you can download and
stream eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music, magazines and
•Access to research databases
“The teen card allows full access to our research databas-
es, which will help with homework assignments,” said Me-
gan Anderson, LPLS’s circulation services supervisor, adding
these resources provide more accurate and reliable informa-
tion than searching Google.
The teen library card also helps school staff. “Teachers can
now work with their students to sign them up for a library
card, without needing a parent or guardian signature,” An-
derson said.
In addition, getting to the library is not always possible.
“Sometimes people can’t visit our libraries, especially those
living in rural areas. Now teens can have the library online,”
she said.
Teens can get a teen library card at any Lorain Public Li-
brary System location. Teen cards are also available at our
outreach department’s designated book truck stops, and they
can coordinate with schools to provide teen card applications.
The school staff can let us know how many applications
they need; they work with students to fill them out then re-
turn them to us and we process the applications and take teen
cards to the schools to give to the students who completed the

2016 Poppy King and Queen Columbia Park recieves extended bike path

Grafton V.F.W.
Post 3341 has an-
nounced their 2016
Poppy King and
Queen. The queen
is Claire Linden,
7, from North Rid-
geville. Her parents
are Kurt and Sar-
ah Linden and her
grandparents are
Dan and Doreen
Linden. Her great
grandfather was a
WW II D-day Veter-
an. The King is Kee-
gan Weese, 5, from
Amherst. His par-
ents are Justin and
Jamie Weese. His
grandmother is Mi-
chelle Johnson and Columbia Township received a grant from the Lorain County General Health Dis-
his great-grandpar- trict for the construction of a new bike and walking path in Columbia Park. The path
ents are Post mem- extends around all the baseball fields, in back of the V.F.W., and connects back with
bers Clete and Lois the existing bike and walking path. Thanks to Lorain County General Health District
Grafton V.F.W. Post 3341 Poppy Queen Claire Linden and Poppy Johnson. and township employees for pursuing this grant money.
King Keegan Weese.

Community Carlisle 12 Grafton Twp. 14 Churches 8
Directory Columbia 2 LaGrange 16 Profile page 9
Eaton N. Ridgeville 26 Lets Eat 15
Grafton 10 Wellington 18 Flag Day 13

GMPL Teen Day at Grafton Health and Fitness 983 Main St., GraŌon
Thursday, June 16, 2 – 5 PM
Get in the game at Grafton Health and Fitness, 416 Main Street in Grafton, as part of
GMPL’s Summer Reading Program for teens. This special event will include bubble ball,

basketball, dodge ball, and other games and activities.

Parents must complete a waiver on the fitness center’s website before the event or
in-person the day of the event for their child to participate.

Funds for this program provided through a grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

Page 2, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Columbia Raiders The Road-Service Director reported that all equipment is
Youth Football Sign-Ups up and running. He mentioned that Columbia Township is
WEEKLY CALENDAR receiving $147,862 this year so far from grants for projects
Wednesday, June 15: Columbia Raiders Youth Football will be celebrating their such as the walking trail, the Plum Creek SWAC project and
Columbia Board of Education will meet tonight at the Ad- 46th year of youth football in Columbia. You are invited to the Issue I projects. This is money for projects that does not
ministration Center at 6:30 p.m. The community is welcome share in the success of this strong tradition by joining their come out of our township funds.
to attend. league. Registration/Sign-ups will be held Sunday, June 12,
Friday, June 17: from 12-2 p.m. at the Columbia Park Pavilion behind the li- The Fire Chief reported 34 on file, 33 on call, 74 fire calls
Columbia Reservation will be taking a “Long Ash Hike” brary. They offer flag and tackle football for boys and girls. to date and 249 EMS calls. There were 12 mutual aid assists
today from 10-11:30 a.m. Come out for this long hike through Kids from surrounding communities are accepted as well. For and 17 mutual aid requests. Transport billing for May brought
the park and see if you can spot any Ash trees. more information about football, contact Dwayne Hershey at in $9,825.35, bringing the total for the year to $50,806.70.
Sunday, June 19: (216) 276-0628, email [email protected], The Firemen’s Association just recently awarded a $500
Happy Father’s Day! Come celebrate the whole day with check their website, scholarship to a graduating Columbia High School senior.
dad at Sundae Funday’s and the Columbia Reservation. En- football or Like them on Facebook at Columbia Raiders The fire department will handle the traffic control for the
joy the beautiful park, and Dad’s get a free round of mini golf Youth Football. Homecoming Days.
with the purchase of one.
Columbia Reservation will go on a Dad’s Day Nature Columbia Service Garage On Friday, June 24, the Columbia Fire Department will
Quiz today from Shelter #1 from 1-2:30 p.m. Dad’s can come gets new sign host a blood drive at the Columbia fire station from 3-8 p.m.
and show off your nature knowledge as they hike through Prevent a summer shortage - give blood.
the park and ask questions about things they see, smell or The Columbia Service Garage is displaying a beautiful new
hear. Bring a pencil and paper. (Capacity 30, no registration sign to spruce up the front yard. The township is in process Rita Plata gave the cemetery report: $1,950 was received
required). of securing a grant for the purchase. for burials, $850 was received for the sale of graves and $600
was received for footer fees.
Flag Retirement Ceremony Columbia Trustees Meeting
Old Business
Columbia VFW Post #9340, located at 25742 Royalton The Columbia Township Board of Trustees met on June The Lorain County Engineer has inspected the Plum Creek
Road, will have a Flag Retirement Ceremony for unser- 6 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall with all three trustees present Tile SWAC project and has found it satisfactory and recom-
viceable Flags of the United States. The ceremony will be and the Fiscal Officer, Jackie Ramsey. The minutes of the mends that the contractor be paid. The Trustees approved the
behind the Post on June 14, at 7 p.m. At this time, anyone previous meeting were approved. The Trustees voted to pay payment of $17,900 to Big Trees (this project was covered by
the wants to retire a worn or tattered US Flag can bring it to the bills and payroll. The bill amounted to $95,580.17 and a grant). Some of the mounds in the Columbia Reserve Sub-
the ceremony to have it disposed of in the proper manner. the payroll amounted to $45,225.89, bringing the total to division are being torn down by the homeowners. The Trust-
$142,806.06. The receipts totaled $29,191.71. ees approved a payment of $43,324.21 to Crossroads Asphalt
Remember to display your USA Flag proudly on June Recycling, Inc. for the Lorain County General Health District
14, Flag Day! Correspondence was read. Columbia Township received Mini Grant for the Walking Trail Extension. The Township
a certificate for its involvement in the Senior Transportation will be reimbursed by the LCGHD Mini Grant. There has
DAD DESERVES A Program for seven years. In regards to the bids for the Fol- been no word on the street light for Riverview and West Riv-
GREAT GRILL! ley Road Issue I project, the Lorain County Engineer recom- er Roads. Nothing has been done on the lots in the Columbia
mended that the bid go to Buckeye Excavating Inc. The Trust- Reserve with utility connection issues. The moratorium re-
GIFT CERTIFICATES ees voted to award the bid for the Issue I Folley Road Culvert mains in place. Next week, weather permitting, the basket-
AVAILABLE Replacement Project to Buckeye Excavating Inc. The Sheriff ball courts in the park will be repaired. The Trustees approved
sent the incident report for May. It was published in the Rural the expenditure of $90,977,25 for the new salt shed. The new
INFRARED SIZZLE ZONE/COOK LIKE A PRO! Urban-Record. truck for the road department is still in progress. Shred Day
Free Standing & Built-In Models for Columbia residents is Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. - 1
Department Reports p.m. at the new service garage. No plastic. Staples are okay.
Grill Cookbooks •Outdoor Refrigerators •Grill Covers •Accessories The Zoning Inspector reported 11 permits issued between New Business
May 5 - June 5, of which 3 were single family homes, bring- The Trustees set a Public Hearing for Zoning Amendment
34205 Lorain Rd. ing the total for the year to 9. Violation letters were sent to 2015-02 for Tuesday, July 5. The Zoning Commission had
North Ridgeville homeowners on Station, Colfax, West River, and Western denied a request to amend the Riverside Golf Course property
440-327-6242 Reserve for high vegetation. The Zoning Commission will from Recreation to PRDD1 at a Public Hearing on June 2. The meet on July 7. They are working on the Comprehensive matter was sent to the Trustees. Their decision will be final.
Plan, mixed uses and private drives. The Zoning Commis- A grant approved by the Lorain County Solid Waste Manage-
Mon & Thurs 10-8; Tues, Wed, sion rejected a PPRD1 request at the last meeting. The issue ment District will pay for the concrete saw. The Township
Fri 10-6; Sat 10-5; Closed Sun goes to the Trustees now. The Board of Zoning Appeals has will be reimbursed in the amount of $8,155.
no meeting for June. Committee Reports
Mr. Cunningham reported that the Lorain County Town-
ship Association will meet June 16 in Grafton Twp. Mr.
Heidecker reported that the Southwest Hospital Board will
meet June 29, NOACA will meet June 10 and Northeast Ohio
Township Association will meet June 30 in Lexington Twp. in
Stark County. Mr. Musto reported that LCCA will meet either
Sept. 9 or Oct. 8.
Fiscal Officer’s Financial Requests
The Trustees voted approval to increase Permanent Ap-

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Page 4, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Columbia Historical Society Thank You Garden Club

propriations for the Hospital Levy Fund by $903 to $38,210. On Tuesday, June 14, the Columbia Historical Society will The staff of Columbia High School and the Class of 2016
The Trustees voted approval to increase Permanent Appro- hold its meeting at 7 p.m. (social time) and 7:30 p.m. (pro- would like to thank the Columbia Garden Club for the beau-
priations for the Library Levy Fund by $6,042, to $372,544. gram) at Columbia Township Town Hall, 25496 Royalton Rd., tiful floral arrangements the Club created for our commence-
in Columbia Station. Program includes: “Old Glory: Samples ment exercises on June 3. We are indeed fortunate that the
After Community Input, the meeting was adjourned. The of the many different U.S. flags help to explain its history,” members of the Columbia Garden Club return each spring
next regular meeting is on Monday, June 20, at 7 p.m. in the presented by Jim Smith, Lorain County Historical Society. to Columbia High School and share the treasures of their
Town Hall. The meeting is free and open to the public. The Columbia gardens with us. The Columbia Garden Club’s arrangements
Historical Society Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit or- added the perfect touch of color to our ceremony and brought
Local student accepted at ganization. a bit of the outside in. Their continued support of our com-
Roosevelt University mencement exercises helps to make this event extra special.

Chloe Cottom, CHS Youth Football Camp Raiders Basketball Camp
daughter of Michael
and Charmae Cottom This summer, the Columbia Raiders Boys Basketball
of Columbia Station, Chloe Cottom The Columbia High School Football Program will be Team will be hosting a Youth Camp at Columbia Middle
has been accepted to the Amazing Technicolor holding its’ 11th annual Columbia Youth Football Camp, School June 13-15. It will be a three day clinic to help im-
the Chicago School offered under the direction of Head Coach Jason Ward. The prove your basketball skills. Your player will receive instruc-
of Performing Arts at Columbia varsity and middle school football staffs, along tion by Columbia High School Players and the Coaching
Roosevelt University with current and former players will be there to assist. The Staff. This camp will provide your player with drills that they
to study Vocal Per- camp is open to anyone entering grades 3-8 this fall. This is will be able to use on their own to help improve their game.
formance with a con- a non-contact camp. The camp will be held June 20-22 from Every camper will receive a free T-shirt. This camp is open to
centration on Opera. 10 a.m.-noon. The main focus will be teaching the fundamen- all boys entering grades 5-9. The cost of the camp is $50 per
Chloe is a 2016 grad- tals of the game and exposing each camper to all positions. camper. The camp will be from 9- 11:30 am. You can pick up
uate of the Fine Arts Utilizing drills, activities and competitions will make learn- a flyer at the Columbia High School or Middle School offices
Department at Lake ing fun and rewarding. The camp will be held on the varsi- or contact Corey Taylor at [email protected] for
Ridge Academy in ty football practice field and game field at CHS. Application more information.
North Ridgeville. forms, which have been sent home with all boys from 2nd-7th
grades, are due no later than June 17 for the $30 entry fee. Valley City Garden Club
Chloe started her Cost will be $35 on the day of the camp. Camp fee includes President’s Tea
musical training as a a T-shirt. Extra copies of the form can be picked up at any of
member of the Co- the school offices or found under the “Events” tab at www. The Valley City Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, June
lumbia Station Em- For more information, email 14, at noon, for its annual “President’s Tea.” The Tea will
eralds Dance Team, Coach Ward at [email protected] or call him at be held at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 6656 Center
where she was in the (440) 935-3649. Road, in Valley City. Kim and Edgar Stehli, of Windswept in
the Pee Wee Compe- Time Orchids, will make a presentation. Nomination of offi-
tition Dance Squad that won Retirement Celebration cers for 2016-2017 will be conducted. If you are interested in
numerous National Champi- Dreamcoat. Chloe currently joining the Garden Club or want more information, contact
onships. She began her vocal studies Voice with Barb Lip- You are cordially invited to attend a retirement celebration Marie Stritzel at (440) 748-2267. The club offers many inter-
training at Baldwin-Wallace ian of Grafton and has had in honor of Joanne Eldridge, director of the Lorain Public esting speakers, demonstrations and field trips.
University in the “Triple master classes with Oberlin Library System. Ms. Eldridge will be retiring in September
Threat Youth Program” and College Voice Graduate An- after serving the library for over 22 years.
soon after won the Overall drew Lipian. Please join The Friends of the Columbia Library, Inc. on
Chloe also plays bass gui- Tuesday, June 21, at the Columbia Library, located at 13824
Talent Award at the Colum-
bia Talent Show. Since then, tar and has performed with W. River Road North, in Columbia Station, from 6:30-7:30
she has participated in nu- her family blues band, The p.m. for cake and coffee.
merous school and commu- Cottom Catz, at numerous RSVP is appreciated to Branch Librarian Supervisor Su- J&J Greenhouse
nity musical productions, in- community festivals and san Spivey at (440) 236-8751. “We Grow On You”
cluding the Baldwin-Wallace fund-raisers.
production of La Boehme Congratulations, Chloe Liberty Singers needed BOGO SALE!!!
and the Lorain County Com- and best wishes in your fu-
munity Theatre productions ture endeavors! The traditional patriot- Saturday, June 25, at 2:15
ic musical “Liberty” will p.m. All former singers, as (WITH THIS COUPON ONLY)
of Hairspray and Joseph and
be performed at Columbia well as newcomers, are en- Coupon Good Thru June 19

Park in Columbia Station on couraged to attend the three BOGO Flats (Mix & Match)

rehearsals at The Light- BOGO 10” Hanging Baskets
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20, Tuesday, June 21, and Still a Great Variety of Garden Veggie Plants
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appreciated. Please set aside
the dates and join them. Fur-
ther inquiries may be direct- 26240 Folley Rd., Columbia Station
It’s Time For The Exercise Your ed to Marcia Wonnacott at Directions or info: 440-236-8762
Mind Summer Library Program! (440) 552-6274. Hrs: Mon-Sat 9-8; Sun 9-6

June 6 – August 6

The Exercise Your Mind program is fun, easy COLUMBIA ANIMAL CLINIC
and has activities for the whole family. Simply
pick up a reading and activity record at any 440-236-8200
library and fill it in by:
Full Diagnostic and
• Reading for 15 minutes at a time Preventative Services.
• Attending a library program
• Playing outside or making a healthy recipe Dental, Surgery &
• Enjoying special programming from the Digital X-Ray.

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Join the Booking It for Fitness walking club
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Page 6, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 member help you load your device with digital audiobooks or Dad And Me Story Time - Dads and grandfathers, bring
music from the library website to make your workouts more the kids for a fun-filled story time with books, songs, games
Columbia Library events entertaining. and more! Visit on Saturday, June 25 from 10:30-11 a.m.
Pre-registration is required.
Senior Coffee Hour - Beware Of Current Scams - At- Games Of The Nifty ‘50S! - Go back in time to play clas-
tend the monthly senior social hour on Monday, June 13 from sic games from the ‘50s. Visit on Monday, June 20 from 2-3 Registration for programs, RSVP’s and more informtion
10:30-11:30 a.m. Lorain County Sheriff’s Office staff will p.m. This program is for children ages 5 through 9. Pre-reg- is available online at or by calling
warn the public of the current scams including those target- istration is required. the Columbia Library at (440) 236-8751. The Columbia Li-
ing senior citizens. Join us for coffee, light refreshments and brary is located at 13824 W. River Road North in Columbia
a different topic of discussion, event or presentation each Excel For Beginners - Participants will learn about the Station.
month. Pre-registration is required. basics of using the 2007 edition of Microsoft Excel to set up a
spreadsheet workbook. Learn the Excel program on Monday, 7th Annual Independence
Off To The Races - Kids ages 5 through 9, are invited to June 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The instructor will demonstrate Walk and Celebration
go off to the races! Get your hats ready for an exciting horse how to input data, compose simple spreadsheet formulas, and
race on Monday, June 13 from 2-3 p.m. Then make your way choose layout and print format options. A limited amount of Please join us on Sunday, July 3, at 6 p.m. for Medina
over to the rain gutter regatta. Finally, start your engines at the hands-on practice time will be available. Participants need to Creative Housing’s 7th Annual Independence Walk and Cel-
LEGO® grand prix! be comfortable using a mouse to attend. Pre-registration is ebration. Each year we hold our Independence Walk to cel-
required. ebrate our nation’s independence and the independence that
Mega Munchkins Vs. Cardboard Columbia - Families, hundreds of individuals with disabilities achieve through Me-
bring your feisty mega munchkins and help create a card- The Friends Of The Library Meeting - Members, attend dina Creative Housing and its affiliates. We walk together to
board city. Once built, participants will don their monster feet The Friends Of The Columbia Library, Inc. meeting on Tues- show our united effort to overcome the obstacles that these
and wreak havoc in classic monster movie fashion. Visit on day, June 21 at 5:30 p.m. Learn about volunteering opportu- individuals face. The schedule of events is as follows:
Wednesday, June 15 from 2-3 p.m. for this fun children’s pro- nities at library fund-raising events. New members and guests
gram. Pre-registration is required. are welcome to attend. Discover how you can become an ac- 6 p.m. - 7th Annual Independence Walk (1/2 mile from
tive member. MCL I & II to MCL III & IV & Medina Creative Pet Play).
Yellowstone National Park Virtual Vacation - Check out
this amazing Skype-cation of Yellowstone National Park Retirement Celebration - You are cordially invited to at- 6:30 p.m. - Enjoy our snack station, pet costume contest,
rangers in this three-part series. Participants will have the tend a retirement celebration in honor of Joanne Eldridge, obstacle course and photographs.
opportunity to learn all about Yellowstone history, wildlife, director of the Lorain Public Library System. Eldridge will
geology and, of course, geysers! Visit on Thursday, June 16, be retiring in September after serving the library for over 22 7 p.m. - Walk back to MCL I & II.
Thursday, July 21 and Thursday, August 18 from 2-3 p.m. years. Please, join the Friends of the Columbia Library on 7:30 p.m. - Eat, socialize and have fun! There will be mu-
Pre-registration is required . Tuesday, June 21, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for cake and coffee. sic, games, face painting and more!
RSVP is appreciated. Around 9 p.m. - Fireworks display (compliments of the
Booking It For Fitness Walking Club - Looking to get City of Medina), bonfire & s’mores.
a little bit of exercise and make new friends? Join the new Popcorn And A Movie - Enjoy popcorn and a family Funds raised through the Independence Walk will support
walking club on Saturday mornings. The next meetings are friendly movie on Wednesday, June 22 at 2 p.m. Travel to Medina Creative Housing’s Resident Enrichment Program,
on Saturdays, June 18 and June 25 at 11 a.m. This group a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. providing educational, social and recreational opportunities
meets weekly at the library and makes use of the beautiful From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, this is not for those we serve.
adjacent walking trail in the Columbia Township Park. Meet your average town and these are not your average zoo ani- For more information, go to www.medinacreativehousing.
in the library’s meeting room and grab a water bottle, which mals. A rabbit joins the police force and jumps at the oppor- com or email [email protected]
will be provided for your walk. Come early to check out the tunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means
library displays on all things health and fitness, or have a staff working with a wily fox who makes her job even harder. Call New Antique Store... Come check us out!
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Don’t forget to hang your Flag out on Flag Day, June 14!

Columbia Middle School 8th Grade Awards

Gold Award winners (L-R): Sophia Vozar, Jared Swartz, Alexis Speck, Fiona Medina, Sarah
Kittelberger, Coleman Isner and Sydney Berg.

On June 3, 8th graders phia Vozar, Jared Swartz, in their academic subjects. Silver Award winners (L-R): Front row - Kevin Barta, Jared Swartz, Morgan Davis, Katelynn
from Columbia Middle Alexis Speck, Fiona Me- Teachers considered ef- Strieter, Haley Keenan, Alexis Speck and Brooke Esposto; Back row - Sam Kraemer, Julia
School were awarded ac- dina, Sarah Kittelberger, fort, character, work eth- Ennemoser, Jake Kile, Katie Price and Maddy Toto.
ademic, athletic and other Coleman Isner and Syd- ic, integrity and conduct.
honors from teachers and ney Berg. Each core subject teach- Keenan and Katelynn The Archie Griffin Sports- for placing as finalists for
administrators. The Pres- er chose two students, as Strieter; Art - Katelyn manship Award was giv- the Power of the Pen State
ident’s Gold Award for The President’s Award well as the art teacher. The Price and Madilynn Toto; en to Sarah Conway and tournament.
Educational Excellence for Educational Achieve- following students were and Music - Morgan Da- Jake Kile for demon-
was awarded to seven ment Silver Award was awarded this honor: Lan- vis and Jared Swartz. strating outstanding traits Congratulations to all
students. To qualify for awarded to 12 students. guage Arts - Kevin Barta of sportsmanship. Julia of the 8th grade students
this award, students must To qualify for the Silver and Julia Ennemoser; His- Jared Swartz was also Ennemoser and Karlie for their commitment to
have a 4.0 GPA on a 4.0 Award, teachers recog- tory - Brooke Esposto and awarded a Perfect At- Smick were recognized excellence, and wish them
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Page 8, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Our Lady Queen of Peace St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church St. Elizabeth
Catholic Church Ann Seton
The Rural-Urban Record All are welcome at
Weekend Masses Weekday Catholic Parish
Published Weekly on Monday Sat. 4:30pm Mass God’s Table.
8:00am 25801 Royalton Rd.
Abel E. Carpenter & Grace A. Carpenter Sun. 8:30 & Chapel Sunday Worship Schedule Columbia Station, OH
Founders 1955 8:30 am Quiet Communion Service
11:00am Mon.-Tues. Sacrament of Reconciliation
Lee Boise, Publisher & President Confession: Thurs.-Fri. 9:30 am Christian Education for all ages (Confession)
Leonard Boise, Publisher 1993-2010 10:30 am Communion Service with Music
Sat. 3:30- Sat., 4 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Mailing Address: Children’s sermon at both services Anytime by Appointment
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Lighthouse Bible Church CHURCH
11149 West River Rd, 38307 W. Royalton Rd.
24050 Royalton Rd, Columbia Station, OH Columbia Station (Disciples) Grafton (Rts. 82 & 57)

8:00AM & 10:30AM Adult Bible Study 9:30am SUNDAY 10 AM 440-748-2230
440-236-6341 Worship & Children’s Church Church ph: 440-748-2154
WEDNESDAY 6:45 PM Preschool ph: 440-748-3445
GRAFTON UNITED United Church of God Adult Study, Women’s Study,
12981 Grafton Rd. Teens, Kids Club Worship Services
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8:45am Sunday School 10:45am
10:00am Worship Worship Service
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Rev. Bob Kuntz, Pastor
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Pastor Matt Merriman
“Ocean Commotiion - Diving Into Noah’s Flood,” will East Oberlin Community Church is hosting a Swiss 236-8822
be the theme for the Vacation Bible School, July 11-15, Steak Dinner with mashed potatoes, green beans, beets,
from 9-11:45 a.m. at the Pittsfield Community Church, lo- bread, beverage and dessert. They are located at 43709 [email protected]
cated on the corner of Rts. 58 and 303, in Pittsfield Town- Oberlin Elyria Road, in Oberlin (corner of Rt. 511 and
ship (Wellington). For more information, call (440) 774- Oberlin Elyria Road). The dinner is from 5-7 p.m. on Fri-
day, June 17. Cost of the meal is $10 per person for adults, Moms in Prayer International
2162. Community VBS $8 for youth 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Carry
out will be available starting at 4:30 p.m. or dine in starting The Moms in Prayer International group meets every
In Camp Discovery VBS, your children learn that Jesus at 5 p.m. They can deliver locally in the Oberlin area. For Wednesday from 9-9:30 a.m. at North Eaton Christian
works in and through us! They’ll look into the Bible, God’s questions, please contact the church office at (440) 774- Church, located at 35895 Royalton Rd. They pray for the
Holy Word, and explore four tree-mendous Bible accounts 3443. schools, teachers, students, etc. Some things may seem out
where God works in His people to save them and through of control in our lives, but prayer does work and helps us to
His people to serve! Jesus saves us, gives us faith, courage Blood donations needed know we are not alone in any situation. All are welcome to
and wisdom to serve Him and share His Good News with stop by and see what the prayer sessions are all about.
our neighbor! God does have a plan and a purpose for each Donors of all blood types are currently needed. For more
of His beloved children! Community VBS is sponsored by information or to make an appointment to donate blood or PAL Support Group
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Columbia United Method- platelets, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit
ist Church, Columbia Baptist Church, Hosanna Lutheran or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733- Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL) is a support
Church, New Life Wesleyan, North Eaton Christian Church 2767). group of parents helping parents. They offer education and
and Clearview Church. Registration forms are available at support at no charge for parents who are trying to save a
all church offices. It will be held June 20-23 at St. Eliza- Lorain County Blood Drives: son or daughter from addiction. These meetings are not for
beth Ann Seton Church from 9 a.m. till noon. This is a free Avon Lake: the addict, but the family members that are 18 yrs. or older.
June 16, from 3-7 p.m., at the Avon Lake Public Library,
event. Belden UMC VBS 32649 Electric Blvd. The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the
Avon: month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Bible Church,
Belden United Methodist Church invites all children to June 21, from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Cleveland located at 24050 Royalton Road, in Columbia Station.
get ready for fun at Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God’s Clinic Avon Family Health and Surgery Center, 33100
Amazing Love. Come discover how to surf through life Cleveland Clinic Blvd.
with God and others! The fun happens July 11-15, from June 23, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at the VFW hall, 36950 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton P.S.R.
6:30-8:30 p.m. at the church, at 36130 State Rts. 303, Mills Rd.
in Grafton. Surf Shack is for all children ages preschool Columbia Station: The deadline for enrollment of PSR at St. Elizabeth Ann
through 8th grade (the grade they will be in for the school June 24, from 3-8 p.m., at the Columbia Fire Station, Seton Church is July 1. We miss those who have not been
year 2016-2017). To be a part of all the excitement at Surf 25540 Royalton Rd. registered as of yet. The significance of Religious Educa-
Shack, preregister by calling the church at (440) 926-2209. June 26, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Christ Church, 23080 tion in your child’s life is very important to us.
Royalton Rd.
North Eaton Baptist VBS Wellington: It is not to late to register! Please call the Religious Edu-
June 24, from 3-7 p.m., at the Penfield Township Com- cation office at 236-3711 to register, or stop in at the church
“Submerged,” Vacation Bible School will be held at munity Center, 41012 State Route 18. and pick up a registration form. Classes start in early Sep-
the North Eaton Baptist Church, located at 12109 S. Reed A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other tember.
Rd., in Grafton, Sunday, June 12-Thursday, June 16, from forms of identification are required at check-in. Individu-
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Page 10, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Composting Site Hours to attend. years. And, she will host two
Her Marketing and Man- more next year - one from
Sydney seeks loving home The Composting Site at Eaton Township, located at 12043 Thailand and one from China.
S. Avon Belden Rd., is open through November 26, from 10 agement Instructor, Katie
Sydney is a 6-month-old a.m. - 4 p.m., every Saturday. Twigs, grass, leaves and small Street, says, “Tina is smart, “Tina and Mook have each
Male Australian Shepherd/ brush are acceptable. pleasant and always one of other to talk with about their
American Staffordshire Ter- the first students to volunteer experiences at school and they
rier mix puppy who weighs Foreign Exchange students to help.” keep me busy.”
50# and has had all his vac- excel at JVS
cines and is neutered and “As a means of trying to Melynk notes that shop-
microchipped. Sydney was Sydney Lorain County JVS Math Thitaree Chaisomvit help with the language bar- ping is always a fun experi-
found a stray in Avon Lake. He has a very pretty “liver” instructor Tamera Melynk is rier, I always give Tina my ence and they recently cel-
You can see the mix of his and white coat. hosting two foreign exchange Chin-Yu Yang notes and she has a translation ebrated Mook’s birthday at
breeds in him, which makes students that are just wrapping Management Program. Her app on her phone,” continued Cedar Point. “They encour-
him very unusually hand- If you would like to meet up their school years at the Lo- classmates call her “Tina.” Street. “She’s been a pleasure aged me to go on some pretty
some! He’s just a puppy and Sydney, please call Connie rain County JVS. to have in class and done an daring rides,” she said.
loves to play ball and get with Love-A-Stray at (216) Tina came from Taiwan excellent job.”
belly rubs. He’s extremely 314-0321. Thitaree Chaisomvit, from and is especially interested in Melynk, who has raised
smart and training will come Thailand, is in the Bakery and learning the English language Tina also competed at the 6 of her own children says,
quickly, so it’s suggested that Pastry Arts Program. Since and experiencing American Business Professionals of “Being a host mother helps
his new person or family get her name is a little challeng- culture. Her future career America Competition, earning me with the ‘empty nest’ syn-
some basic training for him. ing to pronounce, she encour- plans are to work in a bank 1st place in the regional com- drome and keeps me young.
He loves everyone he meets. ages her classmates to call and she felt the Marketing and petition and attended the state When we began hosting ex-
her “Mook,” a nickname she Management Program would competition in Columbus. change students, they were
EATON TOWNSHIP brought with her from home. be a good fit for her when she always excellent model stu-
PUBLIC NOTICE was choosing a JVS program She too will be returning dents and big sister(s) for our
She has embraced the art of home in June. Her family is youngest child, Larissa, who
Notice is hereby given that the Eaton Township Zon- cake making and competed at coming to meet her in Ohio was still at home,” stated Me-
ing Commission will hold 2 Public Hearings & 3 spe- the State FCCLA competition, and they will travel back to lynk. “Now, Larissa is the big
cial meetings in June per O.R.C. Section 505.87 on at earning a 2nd place medal. Taiwan via Japan for a family sister, helping with homework
the Eaton Township Hall, 12043 S. Avon Belden Rd., She adapted a recipe that in- vacation. and giving advice about the
Grafton, Ohio 44044 cluded a cake with a brownie prom and other important top-
base, raspberries, chocolate “It’s been fun hosting two ics to teenagers. Hosting is
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 cream and chocolate glaze. students at the same time,” a very rewarding experience
7p.m. Public hearing is pertaining to: Site Plan Re- stated Melynk. Mook and and there is never a dull mo-
view applications from Global Freight Distribution Although she will be re- Tina make a total of 10 for- ment.”
– Zoning Commission File No’s: SP-2016-05 (par- turning to Thailand in the eign exchange students that
cel#1100005000074) middle of June, she is working Melynk has hosted over the
8p.m. Public hearing is pertaining to: Site Plan Re- with Mrs. Melynk and the In-
view revisions regarding Stonecreek Development – ternational Student Exchange VALLEY CITY
Zoning Commission File no: SP-2015-02 on Parcel’s# (ISE) program to return to VISION CENTER
11-00-045-000-050 & 11-00-045-000-036 northeast Ohio next fall and
Wednesday, June 15, June 22, & June 29 finish her senior year in the Dr. Norma Jesse, FAMILY VISION
7p.m. to review and amend Zoning Resolution & Bakery and Pastry Arts Pro- Optometrist CENTER
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Page 12, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 SWCD meeting • Findley State Park
• Grand Lake St. Marys State Park
Elyria Moose Lodge The Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District will con- • Hocking Hills State Park
Golf Outing duct a local work-group meeting on Wednesday, June 22, at 8 • Indian Lake State Park
a.m., to identify resource concerns, discuss conservation pri- • Lake Alma State Park
The Elyria Moose Lodge is having their Golf Outing on orities and develop potential solutions. The meeting will take • Mt. Gilead State Park
Saturday, June 18, at Pinebrook Golf Course, with a shotgun place at the Agricultural Center, located at 42110 Russia Rd., • Mohican State Park
start at 9 a.m. The four-man-scramble includes lunch at the in Elyria, in the large meeting room. • Punderson State Park
turn and a steak dinner. Interested golfers can sign up at the • Salt Fork State Park
Moose Lodge or contact Paul Haney or Nick Chase for details The meeting is open to the general public, who are invited Additionally, Mary Jane Thurston State Park added 23
at (440) 365-2562. Hole sponsorship is also available for $50. to participate and provide input on local conservation issues electric sites and South Bass Island State Park added 53 elec-
Moose membership is not required. and resource challenges. tric sites.
The Ohio State Parks capital improvement projects, and
University of the For more information, contact Derrick Harmon, District others like them around the state, are made possible through
Cumberlands news Conservationist with NRCS, at the SWCD office at (440) the support of Governor John Kasich, Senate President Keith
326-5800. Faber and the Ohio General Assembly. Ohio State Parks re-
Degree recipients ceived an unprecedented $88.5 million for capital improve-
On May 7, University of the Cumberlands conferred de- Youngstown State University ments to strengthen the infrastructure and modernize facilities
grees to two local students. Graduates include the following graduates in the 2014 capital budget. An additional $38 million has been
individuals: awarded to the Ohio State Parks for the 2016 capital budget,
Cheyenne Brown, of Carlisle, earned a Bachelor of Sci- The following local students received degrees from the and that funding will continue to be invested in Ohio’s state
ence degree in Fitness and Sports Management. Youngstown State University at their Spring Commencement: parks.
Kayce Brown, of Carlisle, earned a Master of Arts in Edu- Ohio has 74 state parks, 56 with campgrounds and nine
cation degree in Literacy Specialist P-12. Margaret Tallon of Columbia Station, Bachelor of Social with lodge and conference centers. The Buckeye State is one
Dean’s List Work. of only seven states in the nation where admission and park-
In recognition of academic performance, the Office of ing at state parks are free. Many Ohio families and out-of-
the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Nicole Miller of Columbia Station, Bachelor of Social state residents turn to Ohio State Parks for hiking, fishing,
Cumberlands has named Bradley Paynter, of Carlisle, to the Work. swimming, boating, camping, biking, disc golf, horseback
Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. To be eligible, stu- riding and much more. Last year, there were a total of 2.4
dents must maintain a minimum cumulative scholastic stand- Crystal Grier of Elyria, Bachelor of Science in Applied million overnight stays in Ohio’s state park campgrounds,
ing of 3.50 and be in good standing. Paynter is pursuing a Science in Criminal Justice. cabins and lodges.
Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection
Congratulations! Brittany Raye of Elyria, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR
Samantha Ward of Elyria, Bachelor of Social Work. website at For more information, contact Brooke
Patricia Fetty of Elyria, Bachelor of Social Work. Betit, ODNR Office of Communications, at (614) 265-6860.
Megan Healy of LaGrange, Bachelor of Science in Biol-
Dereka Cooper of Litchfield, Bachelor of Social Work.

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The Pledge of Allegiance

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic
for which it stands, one Nation under God, Indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

The Pledge of Allegiance received official recognition by Congress in an Act approved on June
22, 1942. However, the pledge was first published in 1892 in the Youth’s Companion magazine
in Boston, Massachusetts to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America, and
was first used in public schools to celebrate Columbus Day on October 12, 1892.

In its original version, the pledge read “my flag” instead of “the flag of the United States.” The
change in the wording was adopted by the National Flag Conference in 1923. The rationale for
the change was that it prevented ambiguity among foreign-born children and adults who might
have the flag of their native land in mind when reciting the pledge.

The phrase “under God” was added to the pledge by a Congressional act approved on June 14,
1954. At that time, President Eisenhower said:

“in this way we are reaffirming the transcendence of religious faith in America’s heritage and
future; in this way we shall constantly strengthen those spiritual weapons which forever will be
our country’s most powerful resource in peace and war.”

Page 14, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Memorial Day in Grafton Township Sheriff’s
BHS Ice Cream Social A row of white crosses stood in the Grafton Township Veterans’ Memorial Park in preparation
for the Memorial Day Ceremony. The crosses bear the last name of township residents who The Lorain County Sher-
The Belden Historical Society is holding an Ice Cream were killed in action. iff’s Department has re-
Social at the Grafton Twp. Veterans’ Memorial Park on Sun- leased the May incident re-
day, July 17, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The park is located on the The choir from Belden United Methodist Church sings America The Beautiful. port for Grafton Township.
northeast corner of State Routes 83 & 303. A rain date will be
Sunday, July 24. The purchase of a $5 ticket will get you a hot On West Capel, the depu-
dog, ice cream, a cookie or brownie, drink and a guided tour ties responded to an incident
of the museum and one-room school. Some steam engines May 2, in which 5 domestic
are expected to be onsite. Spaces are available for crafts or violence - knowingly cause
flea market items at $7 for a generous space. A 50/50 raffle physical harm charges and
will also help raise funds for maintenance and upkeep of the 5 unruly child charges were
historical properties. We are also asking community organiza- logged. On May 3, a do-
tions to contact Bob Flickinger at (440) 926-2680 to see how mestic dispute was report-
you could participate on some level for the event. ed on State Route 303. A
breaking and entering was
Cemetery Decorations reported on May 7 on West
Crook Street. On May 9, a
Please do not place flowers, plants or other decorations on domestic dispute was called
the graves in the three township cemeteries during the mow- in on Chamberlain Road. A
ing season, now through October. Township maintenance speeding violation was writ-
crews will remove and dispose of decorations which hinder ten on May 9 on State Route
their work in the cemeteries. 303 at Mennell Road. Also
on May 9, deputies respond-
Our Little World Alpacas ed to a criminal trespassing
Open House call on West Crook Street.
Deputies called for a vehi-
Our Little World Alpacas owners Joy and Brian Turner cle to be towed from State
are opening their farm to the public on Saturday, June 18, Route 303 on May 10. Dep-
2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 16800 Cowley Road in uties were in the township
Grafton (just 5 miles south of Rt. 82 at Rt. 57 and Rt. 303). May 11 for a theft-decep-
Step into the wonderful and peaceful world of alpacas and tion call on Cowley Road.
learn why we raise alpacas. You can also browse in our A domestic dispute call on
farm store which will be open featuring hand knit hats and Law Road was responded to
scarves, alpaca teddy bears and the warmest socks you will on May 16. On May 18, an
ever own, made from the fiber from our alpacas. Or just identity theft was reported
come on by, we have lots of alpacas for viewing & picture on Erhart Northern Road. A
taking. domestic dispute call came
in on May 20 on Neff Road.
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Page 16, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Keystone Teachers Retire Horse Rescue fund-raiser

Please come and support the Angels Haven Horse Rescue
horses at a fun show benefit on Sunday, June 26. Come out
and either ride a horse or show in hand classes, or watch these
lovely animals and see them in action. They offer English,
Western and Fun classes (35 to be exact). Mini’s, Ponies,
Mules and Donkeys are welcome, as well as horses.
The show begins at 9 a.m. and is located at the Carlisle
Keystone-LaGrange Library Equestrian Center, (Lorain County Metro Parks), 13630
book donations Nickle Plate Diagonal Rd., in LaGrange.
Come see and enjoy these beautiful animals and enjoy a
nice day in the park.
Got Books? The Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Com- Delicious food will be available as well. Bring a chair and
munity Library will hold a “Book Drop-Off Day” on June
sunglasses and enjoy a relaxing, fun and rewarding time and
18, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the library, which is located at 101 help rescue horses in the process.
Call Heidi for more details at (440) 781-5060 or email an-
West Street in LaGrange. Donations of gently used books, [email protected].
DVDs, CDs, puzzles and games will be used for the annual
fall book sale held November 18-20 at the “Old Firehouse on
the Square.” SWCD Big Tree Contest
Unfortunately, no encyclopedias or musty, torn items will
be accepted. Members of Friends will be available to assist In order to promote local of the tree (at a height of
woodland stewardship, the four and one-half feet above
with transfer of donated items. If you have a large number of Lorain Soil and Water Con- ground level). Other infor-
items to be donated, you can arrange for a pick up by calling servation District (SWCD) mation needed includes, lo-
Cindy at (440) 355-9726. is conducting a Big Tree cation, name of landowner,

Our Lady Queen of Peace Contest with a deadline for type of White oak tree, per-
Scholarship recipients entries of July 1, 2016. son submitting entry and a
map showing location of tree
The contest is open to on property.
anyone in Lorain County
wishing to submit entries on The Eastern White Oak
Our Lady Queen of Peace announces the awarding of private or public lands. The tree on the property of the
(three) $500 scholarships. The recipients are parishioners of L-R: Mrs. Caithaml and and Mrs. Hunkley, standing by a contest will be held annual- Lorain County Metro Parks
Our Lady Queen of Peace and are active in the parish, or are tree that was planted in their honor. ly with different tree species in Brownhelm Township was

active in a church on a college campus. Congratulations to PJ Teachers plant the seeds plaque that were planted on featured. The tree species for a past winner in this contest
Hruby, a graduate of Elyria Catholic High School, and Beth of knowledge that grow for- school grounds in their hon- 2016 will be the White Oak and is not eligible. Although
Plas, a graduate of Keystone High School. The third scholar- ever! or. The teachers described family and includes: Eastern it will be scored and featured
ship was presented to Madison Filipiak to continue her edu- this moment as bitter-sweet. White Oak, Swamp White in promotions, it will not be
cation at Mount Union College. On Wednesday, June 1, It is hard to leave behind a Oak, Burr Oak, Chestnut eligible for prizes. It is cur-
two very special teachers career that you love, but the Oak and other species that rently the largest known liv-
KHS Class of 1976 reunion from Keystone Elementa- journey and experiences that fall in the White Oak cate- ing plant in Lorain County
ry School were celebrated. lie ahead are exciting. We gory.
Keystone High School class of 1976 is having its 40th Current and past students wish both teachers a relax- The top 10 entries, by
class reunion at the Wellington Eagles Club, 631 S. Main and families organized a sur- ing, healthy and happy re- Interested individuals can circumference, will be ex-
St., Wellington, on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 6:30-11 p.m. prise gathering to recognize tirement full of adventures! enter a tree by completing a amined by SWCD staff and
The search is on to locate classmates. For details, classmates Mrs. Caithaml’s retirement They will be missed! nomination form and sub- scored according to criteria
are encouraged to contact Darlene Price Stewart at Dar- after 36 years of teaching mitting a picture of the tree used by the Ohio Division
[email protected] or Sue Crittenden Farschman at susi- and Mrs. Hunkley’s retire- along with circumference of Forestry, ODNR. Tree
[email protected]. Event is posted on Facebook; you can also ment after 26 years of teach- height and crown spread
locate both Darlene and Sue through Facebook. ing. Many memories and NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY will be measured and tree
tears were shared, especially will be scored based on all
after revealing the tree and 40180 Parsons Road, Lagrange, OH three criteria. Winners will
be announced at the Soil and
Water Conservation Build-
• Pre-K (Ages 3-4) ing during the 2016 Lorain

• Full-day Kindergarten County Fair. Pictures of

• K-12 winning trees will be dis-
• Affordable Tuition played.

• Christian-Based Curriculum The top three winners will
be awarded gift certificates
to Sliman Lumber of South
• Individualized Instructions Amherst. Top prize is $100,
• Open Enrollment second place is $50 and third

• 2016-2017 Registration: is $25, and will be presented

June 20-24 at the Lorain SWCD annual
• Schedule a Visit meeting in September.

Entries are available at
the Lorain SWCD office at
Contact Us 42110 Russia Road, Elyria
Pastor: 440-865-9816 Ohio. Phone 440-326-5800
Principal: 440-478-2646 or visit www.lorainswcd.

[email protected] com. Entries must be sub- mitted by 4:30 p.m. on Fri-
day July 1, at the Lorain
SWCD office.
“Equipping students with passion, confidence, The land area of Lorain
and knowledge to make a difference.”
County is approximately
24% wooded, which en-
compasses approximately
100,000 acres. The Lorain
• MULCH Soil and Water Conservation
District has been working
with local landowners to pro-
• STONE mote the proper management
of soil, water and woodland
resources for over 70 years.
Natural resources manage-
• GRAVEL ment is the key to maintain-
ing a healthy and productive
rural land base and keeping
our waterways clean. Man-
• TOPSOIL aging local woodland is an
important part of the SWCD
Long Range Plan. Watch for
results of the 2016 Big Tree
Contest in September.

11564 Station Rd
Columbia Station, OH 44028

RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Page 17



Katelyn Bacsi Brittany Barnes Michael Blumenthal Lauren Borders Bryan Duta Brian Ezell Brittney Forbush Gregory Ford

Dakota Friedl Chelsee Gallion Cole Healy Brian Hollan Erin Hostal Jacob Hunkley Amber Lauffer Danielle Lincicome

Juan Magiste Christine Oliveros Kory Rutledge Lyndi Slack Olivia Taylor Kayla Wells Abbie Whitman Kellie Worcester

The following students were not pictured:

Alyssa Bognar
Aliesha Clark
Austin Toney

Band students awarded Spirit of America Boating Camp

Members of the Lorain community would like to express a sincere thanks to the Lorain
County Metro Parks for putting on their annual Spirit of America Boating Camp at no cost.
Participants must first pass the Ohio Boating Education Course (OBEC). Registration began
in April, and included one full day of book instruction for students ages 12-15 to help the stu-
dents pass the OBEC, one day of assessment to determine swimming skills and overview of
righting capsized vessel maneuvers and four days hands-on training on the lake boat safety

Any person born after January 1, 1982 and age twelve must have a boat license, and may
obtain one through testing on line, or through an area metro park program (check with the
Ohio Division of Watercraft at for additional boat
licensing sponsors or locations).

For further information about Spirit of America please contact Aimee Potonic apotonic@ Additionally, boy scouts have an opportunity to fulfill multiple requirements
under a variety of merit badges such as Boating, Canoeing and Kayaking.

L-R: Alexis Patalon, Nicole Kern, Nic Hahn, Mr. Brett Benzin and David Gale.
The Keystone High School Concert Band performed it’s final concert of the season on May
24. Band Director Brett Benz and Keystone Band Booster President Tammy Heck spoke in
depth about the 2016 Senior Class Musicians.
Mr. Benzin stated, “He couldn’t have asked for a better group of Seniors to work with
during his 1st year at this school,” and Mrs. Heck (through tears) stated, “She will miss each
and every one of them as they have brought her much joy throughout her 3 year affiliation
with them.”
The following Seniors were presented with awards:
David Gale - Semper Fidelis Music Award
Nic Hahn - Keystone Band Booster Scholarship
Nic Hahn - Brian D. Frabotta Trumpet Excellence Award
Nicole Kern - Patrick S. Gilmore Director Award
Alexis Patalon - John Phillip Sousa Award
Keystone is very proud of these students and their entire music program and we wish them
continued success in their future endeavors.

“The American flag is a symbol of VETERANS SERVING VETERANS
challenge, victory, freedom and pride.
It’s a reminder of what those who went
before us had to do to guarantee our freedoms.”

Page 18, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 their reading materials. Reading materials must be checked Freedom seeks loving home
out from the Herrick Memorial Library to be eligible.
Herrick Memorial Freedom is an amazing Freedom
Library programs The library is bringing in a wide variety of programing guy. He was found under a are $10 for 1 year and old-
that will appeal to the different age groups. Check out our porch and couldn’t use his er and $40 for less than 1
Story Times - June 14 - July 27: Summer story times for website at for program descriptions, back legs. He had a broken year old. All cats have been
children, age birth to 5-years, will begin the first full week of dates, and times. The children’s and teens’ summer read- pelvis and has come such a spayed or neutered, vacci-
June. Story times for Toddlers, age 18-months to 3-years, ing programs are funded by the LMRE People Fund and the long way. In the beginning, nated, dewormed and have
will be Tuesday mornings at 10:30; story times for Grow- Friends of the Herrick Memorial Library. The adult program he could only drag his back tested negative for FeLV.
ing Readers, age 3 to 5-years, will be Tuesday afternoons at is funded by the Friends of the Herrick Memorial Library. legs but can walk now with Friendship APL is a private,
1:30; and story times for Lap Sit, Birth to 24-months, will The Findley State Park Wednesday programs begin June 15 just a little wobble. Freedom non-profit humane society.
take place Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Each level of sto- and the Special Thursday programs begin on June 16. These couldn’t be any sweeter. He They depend on the gener-
ry times is designed to broaden the child(s) horizons and programs are an excellent way to prevent the loss of reading loves to be held and cuddled. osity and financial support
develop early literacy skills. Registration is requested for skills and ending the summer learning slump. of the public to serve the
the story times. If you would like to give people and animals of Lo-
dōTERRA Health - Tuesday, June 14, at 6 p.m.: Have Freedom a loving, forev- rain County.
On Your Mark, Get Set…Read! - Now - July 30: Get fit you heard about essential oils? Would you like to learn er home, please call the
this summer, both physically and mentally, by participating more? Essential oils have been use for centuries to help the Friendship Animal Protec-
in the Herrick Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Club! human body stay healthy naturally. Jeanette Mihalis, Inde- tive League at (440) 322-
Sign-up began on June 1 for all ages. The children will re- pendent Wellness Advocate, will speak about therapeutic & 4321. (www.FriendshipA-
ceive their reading records and teens will receive their read- health aspects as well as the scent side the dōTERRA line
ing tickets when they register. Both groups will be keeping of essential oils.
track of the minutes that they read in order to win prizes. The The shelter is located at
adults will receive their reading tickets when they check out Library Board Meeting Date Change - The Herrick 8303 Murray Ridge Road,
Memorial Library Board of Trustees will hold a Budget in Elyria. Their hours are
CONSTRUCTION ALERT Hearing on Wednesday, June 15, at 5:30 p.m. in the Library from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on
Penfield, Wellington & Huntington Twps. Board Room. The regular June board meeting will immedi- Monday, Friday & Satur-
ately follow the Budget Hearing. These meetings are open day; from 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Lorain County Engineer Ken Carney announces the to the public and all are welcome. on Tuesday & Thursday;
Engineer’s Highway Maintenance department will be and from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
grader paving during the next four weeks. Adult Writing Group - on Sunday. Adoption fees
Roads designated for paving include Becker, Foster, Thursday, June 16, @ 6-7:30 p.m.: The Herrick Memo-
Peck-Wadsworth, Smith, and Webster roads. rial Library has added a new Adult Writer’s Group to its Father’s Day Eve
The work began Monday, June 6, 2016, and is expected program schedule. If your passion is writing of all venues, Swiss Steak Dinner
to be completed by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 1, 2016, come to this first meeting to share ideas, learn and write
weather permitting. together and let your love for writing shine! Bring samples A Father’s Day Eve Swiss Steak Dinner will be held by
Traffic will be maintained. Your cooperation during of your writing and be prepared to be a part of the future the Wellington American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, on Sat-
construction is greatly appreciated. program planning. This group will not be like other writing urday, June 18, from 5-7 p.m. at the American Legion Post
groups; we will explore and encourage one another, try new #8, located at 518 S. Main St., in Wellington.
and different forms of writing, learn how to create charac-
ters and plots for your fiction pieces or explore the world of The menu includes Swiss steak, mashed potatoes,vege-
poetry and verse. Registration is encouraged, as space is tables, salad, rolls and desert. Cost is $8 per person and $5
limited. To register, call the Herrick Memorial Library at for all fathers. The public is welcome.
(440) 647-2120.
Author Visit with Mary Ellis - Local man makes
Monday, June 20, from 2-4 pm: Award winning Ohio Hole-in-One
author Mary Ellis, known for her novels set in the Amish
community, will join us for a delightful afternoon to talk On June 2, using his 4 iron, John Kehl made a hole-in-
about her new mystery series, Secrets of the South, and the one on the 17th hole at Pheasant Run Golf Course in La-
newly released second book in that series “What Happened Grange, a distance of 191 yards.
on Beale Street.”
Herrick Memorial Library is located at 101 Willard Me- John is a resident of Wellington.
morial Square, in Wellington. For more information on the Congratulations!
programs, call (440) 647-2120, fax (440) 647-2103 or con-
tact Janet Hollingsworth by email at hollinja@herrickliboh.

Penfield Township Trustees Trustee Johnson reported that NCW has installed the Wi- RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Page 19
fi equipment at the Recreation Park. They need an electrical
The May 17 regular meeting of the Penfield Township outlet in the closet; Johnson will install one. The five camera her own. RENT ME!
Trustees was called to order at 7:30 p.m. All officers were security system will follow. Johnson reported that there will Auditions will consist of
present. The meeting was attended by 12 guests. be a cremains interment at the cemetery for Lester & Ruth Pequea SL 10 Lime Spreader
Bradley. Trustee Johnson reported that the road continues cold readings from the script. KRYSTOWSKI
The minutes of the previous meeting were read and ap- to deteriorate in front of Doug Johnson’s property. Trustee Audition dates are Monday TRACTOR
proved. Voucher #’s 11283-11292, PO #’s 35-36-2016, the Gordon will contact Dave French regarding repair. Gordon and Tuesday, June 13 & 14, WELLINGTON OH 44090
April monthly reports and the Bank Reconciliation were also reported that a friend has some seconds quality straw matting beginning at 7 at Workshop (440) 647-2015
approved. Fiscal Officer Denes read the correspondence, available free. The material cannot be resold. Tim Tyrone ad- Players, located at 44820
which included 3 utility locates, a thank you from the Key- vised that a roll could be used at the park. Middle Ridge Road, in Am-
stone Community Band for our donation to their scholarship herst. The Box Office can be
fund, Pride Day information, a MOU from Solid Waste for With no additional business to discuss, the meeting was reached at (440) 988-5613.
the recycling grant, information on the 6/2 KES 4th grade adjourned at 8:26 p.m. Box Office hours are 9 a.m.-
field trip to the recycling center, and the Red Cross Blood 7 p.m.
Drive tally for the April 29th drive. Denes advised that more Submitted by Vicki Denes, Penfield Township Fiscal Of-
info was needed to complete the Memorial Day programs. ficer Show dates are Septem-
Denes reported that replacement flags have been ordered for ber 8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24
the cemetery and that the paperwork has been completed for Herrick Library & 25. For more information,
the tractor purchase. Adult Writing Group meets contact Dave MacKeigan at
[email protected] or visit
Resident Bill Robinson reported that some ditch work at
the corner of Foster Rd. & Rt. 18 has resulted in large rocks
being thrown into the roadway. This causes a driving hazard The Adult Writer’s Group at the Herrick Memorial Library Wellington Chamber of Commerce
and could potentially damage passing vehicles. The Trustees will meet again on Thursday, June 16, from 6-7:30 p.m. New
will investigate. members are welcome to attend. The group meets bi-weekly on Little Miss Firecracker Contest
Thursday evenings.
Jackie Johnson reported that the PHS will have a Unit- July 4th at 1 p.m.
ed Way truck at the hall on Pride Day for a Fill the Truck At the Writer’s Group, we complete projects together and
fund-raiser. share them with the other members of the group. Doing this Ages 6-7
helps us all grow as writers and challenges us to write for a
Dee Telzerow reported that she was available to work Pride purpose. (Must reside in Wellington School District)
Day, as was Bill Albrecht and Bob Storms. Trustee Gordon
will contact Dave & Sandy Thomas regarding working. We are an easy-going group of adults who encourage each Child’s Name______________________
other without criticizing. The next meetings project suggested
Bill Albrecht advised that the cemetery has been mowed was to develop a “Character” that can be a part of a story. Make Parent Name______________________
and the McCoy grave was leveled. him or her three dimensional with a full name, personality
traits, problems and fears. Who does he or she love? Who do Phone #__________________________
Vinnie Tyrone from BS Troop 118 presented quotes for they dislike? Where do they live? What do they do for a living?
the fence work he has proposed to do at the Park as part of Are they a villain or a hero? Add anything you wish to your Register by June 26th
his Eagle Scout project. The estimate for 2 rail vinyl fencing character’s personality and then put it down on paper to share
material was $2,169 from Crest Fence. The estimate for split with the class - just for fun! Mail to or Call:
rail fencing was $4,300. Trustee Conrad made a motion, sec- Rachel White
onded by Lloyd Gordon to purchase the vinyl fencing for this At future meetings, each member will be invited to suggest 26427 Irish Rd.
project. FO Denes will contact Crest to ascertain if a discount a new project to complete for the following session. All are Wellington, OH 44090
can be obtained by having both fence materials delivered at welcome to join in on the projects or just come to observe, Ph: (440) 242-1418
the same time. Tyrone anticipates starting his project late July share and learn!
or early August.
Registration is encouraged, as space is limited. To register,
Trustee Richard Conrad has received no other quotes for call the Herrick Memorial Library at (440) 647-2120.
the sale of the plastic scent jugs. Ashland Recycling has not
gotten back to him yet. Auditions

Trustee Gordon reported that the salt shelter has been Dave MacKeigan, Direc- mother Frankie has worked fe-
repaired and the stump at the cemetery will be ground by tor, is looking to cast 7 females verishly to make it a success,
Schriver’s Tree Service for $60. He discussed the purchase of and 4 males from a wide range but sister Twink’s cost cutting
salt thru ODOT’s winter purchasing program. We will com- of ages for “Dearly Beloved,” measures has led to Fayro’s
mit to purchase 25 tons as we have a good amount left over a hilarious comedy featuring first pot luck wedding. Moth-
from last winter. the antics of the Futrelle sis- er of the groom, Patsy Price,
ters and their entourage. does her best to disrupt things
and long lost sister Honey
“Dearly Beloved” centers Raye shows up with a curve of
around Tina Jo’s wedding. Her

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Page 20, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Camp T-shirt. After June 25, shirts may be ordered for $10. Student receives
Registrations will be accepted up through the first day of National Award
SOCCER REGISTRATION camp. All campers must wear shin guards and bring a water
Registration is now open to play recreational soccer with bottle and soccer ball to all camp sessions. The concession Matt Savoy an 8th Matt Savoy, receiving the National
the Midview Soccer League this fall. The program is open to stand will be open. Camp fees and times are as follows: ages grade student at St. Junior Honor Society Outstanding
boys and girls U7-U15 or those born 2010 or before. There is 3-6 will play from 6-7 p.m. at the cost of $25 or $35 first day Mary School in Elyria Achievement Award.
also a Bumblebee program, U-4-U6, for players born in 2011, of camp; ages 7-9 play from 6-7:30 p.m. at the cost of $30 was given a nation-
2012 or 2013. The season starts in early to mid-August and pre-registration or $40 the first day of camp; ages 10-14 play al award during the
ends in the middle of October. For more information or to from 6-8 p.m. at the cost of $35 pre-registration or $45 the school’s honors as-
register, log onto or call Lisa Nich- first day of camp. For more information, contact Lisa Nich- sembly on June 2. Sa-
olson at 440-506-1318. olson at (440) 506-1318 or email [email protected]. voy received the Na-
tional Junior Honor
GOLF OUTING MIDVIEW CLASS OF 1956 Society Outstanding
The Holy Name Society of Our Lady Queen of Peace will The Midview Class of 1956 will be having a 60th class Achievement Award.
hold their annual 4-man Golf Scramble on Saturday, July 9, at reunion on Saturday, August 6, at 4 p.m. at Michelle’s Café This award was pre-
Pine Brook Golf Course with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The cost on State Route 301 in LaGrange (behind McDonalds). The sented to only 100
for the event is $65 per person and includes: 18 holes of golf Dress is casual. Attendees will choose what to eat by ordering students nationally.
with cart, food, beverages and snacks. There will be various from the menu and paying the café. There will be brief pre- The award was based
raffles, skills games and the possibility of winning a new car sentations and plenty of time to visit. For more information, on excellence in the
with a hole-in-one on our designated par 3 hole. This event contact Janet Davis Stefanik-Brandt at (440) 327-3218. The five pillars of NJHS:
is sponsored by Liberty Ford, Brunswick. Hole sponsors are phone number for Michelle’s Café is (440) 355-6102. scholarship, charac-
being sought. Please contact Jim Andrews at the Parish Office ter, leadership, service
at (440) 926-2364 or you can fill out the sponsor form online NIGHT AT THE RACES and citizenship, and
at Tickets are now on sale for a Night at the Races hosted by included a $500 col-
the Midview Soccer League. The event is scheduled for Sat- lege scholarship.
MIDVIEW SOCCER CAMP urday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at St. Clarence Church, 30106
Boys and girls ages 3-14 are invited to participate in the Lorain Road, in North Olmsted. In addition to horse racing, Congratulations!
2016 Soccer Camp sponsored by the Midview Soccer Boost- there will be Chinese raffle baskets, 50/50 side boards, a li-
ers, Midview High School players and coaches. The camp quor basket raffle and door prizes. Tickets are $25 each and Marietta College Dean’s List
will be held at the Midview Soccer Complex, 16218 Cham- include entry, food, non-alcoholic and beer beverages. Race
berlain Rd. The 3-day camp will be held July 18-20, with sponsors, horse owners and program advertisers are still need- Steven Gott, of Grafton, has been named to the Spring
July 21 as a rain make-up day. The camp will help improve ed. To purchase tickets or to sponsor, contact Mike Krajewski 2016 Dean’s High Honors List at Marietta College.
dribbling, footwork skills, defense, positioning, ball contain- at (216) 316-1302 or Lisa Nicholson at (440) 506-1318.
ment, shooting, passing and game situation play. Pre-register Congratulations!
by June 25 and receive a $10 discount and a free Midview Grafton Village History
Degree recipient
Family Movie Night The numbers are in for the Grafton Bicentennial Logo decal.
Over the past two weeks, Grafton residents have “written” new Miranda Renee Jenkins, of Grafton, received a Master of
Trinity Lutheran Church history by participating in the Bicentennial Decal Selection. Area Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing during Hollins University’s
artists provided various ideas for a Bicentennial Logo. The five 174th Commencement Ceremony on May 22.
38307 Royalton Rd. (Rt 82), Grafton designs selected included our ‘old-time’ logo with an added 200
440-748-2154 years. Congratulations!

Grace Unplugged The votes have been counted. A total of 751 votes were cast. TLC Insurance Group, Inc.
Four of the five Logos received a total of 195 votes. Number 4,
“Entertains while bringing families closer together.” our traditional logo plus 200 years, received 556 votes. Thanks Providers of Senior Insurance Products
to each of you who took the time to vote. Also appreciated were
Wednesday, June 22, 6 p.m. the notes on some of the votes, saying, in effect, “it has served us ALLAN J. RODAK
Snacks & beverages provided well, keep it!” Thanks also, to the artists who offered their ideas.
Medicare Supplement Specialist
We are partnering with Jim Hutson of Faith Lutheran in Avon to collect personal In regards the 2017 Bicentennial; What are your thoughts?
hygiene items to distribute to the homeless in our Lorain County area. Jim What activities would you enjoy? What programs would be of 1-800-378-5335 or 440-759-3268
spearheads this outreach mission and will be greeting you at the door. interest? Do you have suggestions as to music? parades? street 650 Calann Drive
Movie Admission: A Personal Hygiene Item dances? village get-togethers? The list goes on! Please, get in- Elyria, OH 44035
volved in the planning and preparation of our 2017 Bicentennial [email protected]
(in just six months). Contact a village official or call 440-926-
2956 or carlee [email protected]

Doris Wildenheim

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Using household supplies, participants will make Bring either your own beach towel or yoga mat.
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Monday, June 20, 2 – 3 PM Tuesday, June 21, 2 – 3 PM

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administered by the State Library of Ohio.
Mondays, June 13 - August 8, Healthy Eating with
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Page 22, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 in Grafton to view the North side of the Elm Street Bridge. Sev- $20 each and are on sale at the concession stand of all home
eral options were suggested, however the responsibility lies with games (Brush Fields, Durkee Road). The drawing will take
Grafton Village Council the village. place on June 26, immediately following the semi-final round
of the Lorain County Home Run Derby hosted by Midview
Eleven firefighters were recognized at the June 7 Grafton Vil- While doing catch basin work, a piece of Grafton history was Youth Baseball. If you have any questions, email BBQ@
lage Council meeting. The fire fighters completed a 120-hour uncovered. Workers found an old firefighter cistern. The metal
Firefighter 1 training course at EHOVE. Their certificates were cover was rusted and worn. Councilman Matt Dukles cleaned it
presented by Mayor Dave DiVencenzo. Congratulations to John and researched the writing on the cover. He estimates the cover Paws in the Park
S Cutter III, Larry Wildenheim, Robert Brandal, Jesse Bynum, was manufactured around 1900-1903. The sandstone cistern will
Joe Filipiak, Joe DiVencenzo, Carl Laux, JP Morris, Jarred Mc- be on display for the bicentennial. In a related matter, prelimi- The “Paws in the Park” pet adoption event and live remote
Cullough and Vincent Cannon. Glen Thompson was also recog- nary work is being done to prepare for the creation of Bicenten- broadcast with Radio Stations WOBL & WDLW on Sunday,
nized and awarded the Volunteer of the Month for tireless enthu- nial Park on the corner of Mechanic Street and Main Street. An June 26, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., has added a very special feature
siasm, dedication and hard work. He “held down the fort” while application for a Nature Works grant has been submitted in order to the day’s activities: “A Celebration of Life,” to remember
all the others were in training. to defray some of the cost of the park. A solid waste recycling the many beloved pets that are no longer with us. The event
grant has been approved for the purchase of benches and trash is at Forever Friends Pet Care Center and Hospital, located at
Discussion was held as to the awarding of the sludge remov- receptacles. The hand hewn sandstone foundation of the house 36469 State Route 303 in Grafton.
al contract for the waste water treatment plant. The village has which once occupied the property has been discovered. The
contracted with Agri-Sludge Inc. for several years and is com- stones are being saved for use in the park. Bring a photo of a cherished pet(s) who is no longer with
fortable working with the company. The village has had good us. They will be hung on display near a “real” Rainbow
service and trusts the company’s reliability. However, another The village is seeking donations toward the fireworks display Bridge, courtesy of “Partners With Paws” and at 2 p.m. there
company had a lower bid, which would save the village approx- to be held during Independence Day weekend. Cans are in area will be a moment of silence followed by a special blessing of
imately $9000 over the life of the 3-year contract. The village’s businesses and an appeal has been printed on utility bills. Dona- the animals.
attorney will review the contracts and the council will make a tions can be sent with utility payments or dropped off at the vil-
decision at the next meeting. lage hall. The village will reserve a date as legal counsel reviews The day’s event will also include local animal rescue orga-
the contract. nizations with adoptable pets, prize drawings, a 50/50 raffle,
Council voted to hire a seasonal employee and is looking to doggy kiddie pools, cool treats for dogs and their human com-
hire another. There will be only one council meeting in July and In other action, council approved a charity 5K race to be held panions and demonstrations.
August; the dates are July 19 and August 16. October first. Organizers own a business in Grafton. The approv-
al was based on the conditions of payment for safety forces need- Proceeds raised at this event will benefit the rescue groups
In the village administrator’s report, the Mechanic Street ed, all liability and insurance issues are approved, and no paint is in attendance at “Paws In The Park 2016,” as they continue to
Phase II project is progressing well. Columbia Gas has complet- used to mark the course. help the homeless pets in and around Lorain County.
ed the installation of gas lines. Sanitary sewer work and water
main work should be completed in the next week. Storm drain- The next meeting is scheduled for June 21 at 7:30 p.m. in For more information on “Paws In The Park 2016” and the
age lines and road surface grinding should begin, weather per- council chambers on the lower level of village hall. “Celebration of Life,” please contact Brandy Colbert at For-
mitting. ever Friends Pet Care Center & Hospital. You can reach her
The May 26 Midview Board of Education meeting began with at (440) 926-3231 or by e-mail at [email protected].
The new parking area and paving work at North Park have a presentation of retiring employees. A short dessert and punch
been completed and the Splash Pad is open. Some of the toys reception followed before going back to business. Treasurer Ni- Home Run Derby
are in need of new gaskets and the parts have been ordered. A cole Spriggs presented the five-year forecast to the board, which
tree fell during a storm and has been removed. The village is approved it. Several personnel issues were also passed. On Sunday, June 26, join in for some hard hitting fun as
looking into providing shade over a portion of the benches at the Midview Youth Baseball hosts the 2016 Lorain County Home
Splash Pad. The Board approved a summer intervention program. The Run Derby. It is $10 per entry, multiple entries allowed and
sessions will be held at Midview High School from 8-11:30 a.m. registration begins on day of event at 9 a.m. Age Divisions:
Village workers were having mechanical problems with the Science Intervention will be held June 13-14, with the science 10U (150’ fence), 12U (170’ fence) and 14U (200’ fence).
equipment needed for brush pick up, causing delays in pick up. OGT test being June 15 from 9-11:30 a.m. Math Intervention Baseballs will be provided; all entrants must provide their
Those problems have been solved and pick up should now run as sessions will be June 17 and June 20, with the math OGT test own pitcher. There will be 4 rounds, 10 outs per round. The
scheduled on Wednesdays. held June 21 from 9-11:30. Social Studies sessions will be held Champion and Runner Up of each age division will receive
June 22-23, with the social studies OGT test held June 24 from prizes. Food and beverages will be available all day for pur-
Novak Road is waiting to have a fog seal applied to it. The 9-11:30 a.m. chase.
material was set to go into production this week. Application will
be dependent upon weather. Hickory Street re-surfacing is com- In other business, the Board voted to leave the lunch pric- How to register/questions: email homerunderby@mid-
pleted. The work on Greenwich is also being completed. Work es and student fees at the current rate for the 2016-2017 school In the email please provide the play-
on Railroad Street is scheduled for July. Potholes on Chippewa year. Student fees will be $90. Lunch prices will be: elementary ers name, age and number of entries requested. All money for
may be filled, but resurfacing work is on hold until the financial $2.75, middle & high school $3.00, adult $3.40, milk .50 and entries will be collected at registration. This can be paid by
figures from ongoing projects are finalized. Along with Chippe- breakfast $1.25. The Board approved the transportation hand- cash, check payable to MYB or credit card. Parent must be
wa, the village has estimates for work on Oak Street, Nantucket book for the next school year and entered into agreements with present at registration to sign the waiver form.
Street and cul de sac and Yarmouth at Provincetown. ODOT was the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, Sodexo Food
Service, Epiphany Management Group for IT services and the COMMERCIAL-GRADE SRM-225
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Steve Moore 823 Leona St., Elyria The board accepted with gratitude the donation of a lamina-
tor machine, laminating supplies and office supplies from Kathy
New and Certified Hondas Quintiliano at the approximate value of $156 and the donation of
All Models - Used Cars various books to be used at Midview West from Michelle Snider
at a value of $50.
Hours: Mon. & Thurs. 9-9; Tues. & Fri. 9-6; Sat. 8-5
The next scheduled meeting is on June 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the

Hours By Appointment Midview Youth Baseball, in cooperation with Mad Chef
Catering and Richard Cicic, presents a Backyard BBQ for
419 NORTH MAIN STREET 50. This raffle is valued at over $1,250 and includes baby
GRAFTON, OHIO back ribs, pulled pork shoulder, sliced brisket, chicken quar-
ters, baked beans, potato salad, salad and dinner rolls! Mad
440-926-2705 Chef Catering will drop off the food at the winner’s desig-
nated address. The date of the party must be mutually agreed upon by the winner and Mad Chef Catering. This raffle prize
will help offset the cost of field and equipment maintenance
and benefits not only MYB players, but all teams in Lorain
County who travel to our site to play baseball. Tickets are

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Saturday bike winners were: (L-R) Nathan Loyer, 18 months, Monday bike winners were: (L-R) Lorraine Ruse, 5, and Le- SENIOR OUTREACH PROGRAM
with Mark Bower and Katie Duncan, 2, with Maggie Boley. land Stout, 7. The bicycles were provided by the Grafton
Fire Department. Sponsored by North Ridgeville Seniors, Inc. with
The Grafton Fire Department sponsored two free raf- programs being held at Hinkson Hysell VFW Post
fles for bicycles during their festival over Memorial Day 3341 Banquet Hall - 783 Huron Street in Grafton
weekend. Both a boy’s bike and a girl’s bike were given The Grafton/LaGrange areas are looking for Meals on Wheels
away during each of the drawings. drivers. To become a driver, contact Robin @ 353-0829.
If there is ever a snow day for Keystone or Midview,
Midview, we have come to the end of another wonderful a safe and wonderful summer! Enjoy the warm months with
year. From academic achievements and athletic events to dis- family and friends. We will see you for the 2016-2017 school These Programs are Available to ALL SENIORS at NO CHARGE.
plays of artwork and stellar performances, we’ve seen our ex- year on August 29.
cellent students doing excellent things all year long. Thank you 6/13 at 2:00 pm Senior Coffee Club. Movie with free
for making this a great school year! Have a great summer, Midview! donuts and coffee for participants.
Scott Goggin, Superintendent - Midview Local Schools 6/14 at 2:00 pm Senior Exercise Class being
I would also like to thank our teachers and staff for their hard instructed by Debi’s Personal Training with fruit
work, innovative ideas and dedication to our students. We’ve and juice for participants.
accomplished a lot this year and would not have been able to do 6/17 at 2:00 pm Senior Card Club with pop and
it without your support. snacks for participants.
6/20 at 2:00 pm Senior Coffee Club.
Additionally, congratulations to the Class of 2016! You are Movie with free donuts and coffee for
coming to the close of the first big chapter of your life and mov- participants.
ing on to the next adventure. Whatever you go on to pursue, I am 6/21 at 2:00 pm Senior Exercise
sure you will all accomplish great things in your lives. Class being instructed by Debi’s
Personal Training with fruit and juice
For those students and staff who are returning next year, have for participants.
6/24 at 2:00 pm Senior Card Club
with pop and snacks for participants.

• If you have questions on these programs, please contact
the VFW’s Canteen Manager by calling 440-926-3341.

• The VFW Hall is available for rent to use for your special
occasions. Call 440-926-3341 and ask for the Canteen
Manager for additional information.



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4th Annual Customer Appreciation Day!
Sunday June 26th, 12-4pm

Motorcycle Show DOOR PRIZES!
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1st & 2nd Place Trophies
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Winners chosen by 3 Judge panel
Dash Plaque to first 100 registered! *50/50 Proceeds to Benefit Fireworks Fund

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Alan & Larry say Thank you for being our customer!

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Memorial Day in Grafton

Children enjoyed waving at Roary the Lion, the Grafton-Midview Library mascot, riding on a Patriotic music was presented by the Midview Marching Blue

Grafton-Midview Library own bird seed feeder to take home. We will also be checking up Healthy Eating with Kim Horvath - Wednesday, June 22,
on our garden to see how it grows! This program is federally 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kim Horvath, Registered Dietitian from Uni-
To register for programs, call 926-3317, visit the library at funded by the LSTA grants, administered by the State Library versity Hospitals, will facilitate a discussion of healthy eating
983 Main Street in Grafton or visit their website, www.gmpli- of Ohio. and explain if there is a best diet to follow. She will talk about Mediterranean, vegetarian and vegan cooking and share differ-
Father’s Day Make & Take - Friday, June 17, All Day while ent recipes. There will be some samples to try. Cookbooks will
Free Summer Lunch Program - June 13-August 5 from supplies last. Celebrate your Dad, or other special guy, by mak- be available for checkout prior to the program and patrons may
noon-1 p.m. Now in its third year, the Grafton-Midview Li- ing a special craft in the Children’s department. Come in any bring a dish to share, but it is not required.
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Workshop Players presents... Alexandria Thorson is a re- Allied Health Sciences Pro- RURAL-URBAN RECORD, June 13, 2016 Page 25
cipient of the William R. Bur- gram and will continue her
The Star Spangled Girl, written by Neil Simon and direct- ton Scholarship in the amount education in the state of New $1,000. Scott is a student in Oberlin:
ed by Pat Price. of $500. Alexandria is in the York. the Industrial Equipment Me- Shannon Rider is a recip-
Early Childhood Education chanics Program and will at- ient of the Lifeshare Blood
Set in the revolutionary sixties, Andy (Mike Frye) and Program and will attend Bald- Olivia Taylor is the recip- tend the University of North- Services Scholarship in the
Norman (Jarred Nichols) are two earnest young men using win Wallace. ient of the Medical Mutual western Ohio. amount of $500. Shannon will
their apartment as a publishing office for a “protest” mag- of Ohio Scholarship in the attend Lorain County Com-
azine in San Francisco. Sophie (Holly Feiler), an Olympic Avon: amount of $500. Olivia is in North Ridgeville: munity College.
swimmer and all-American girl, moves into the same build- Nicole Conrad is a recipi- the Marketing and Manage- Makenna Farrell is the Wellington:
ing, has left Norman completely smitten and he lets his feel- ent of the William R. Burton ment Program from Keystone recipient of the J. Edgar Mar- Abbie Miller is a recipi-
ings be known with over the top advances. Meanwhile, Andy Scholarship in the amount of High School and will attend tin Scholarship in the amount ent of the William R. Randall
is fielding telephone calls from the irate printer who wants to $4,500 and a $1,000 schol- Lorain County Community of $1,500 and the Berthold Memorial Scholarship in the
collect the money due him, and distracting the attention-de- arship from KMU Trucking College. Board Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Abbie is
manding, overzealous landlady from thoughts of back rent and Excavating. Nicole is also amount of $2,000. Makenna in the Culinary Arts Program
with motorcycle rides and surfing expeditions! Come see this the recipient of the first Linda Midview: is in the Cosmetology Pro- and will attend the University
witty, comedic story of love, angst and craziness! Diedrick Teacher Memori- Mikaela Moore is a recip- gram and will attend Bowling of Northwestern Ohio.
al renewable scholarship for ient of the William R. Burton Green State University. Rachelle Brown is a recipi-
The. Star Spangled Girl runs June 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 & $500. Nicole is in the Land- Scholarship in the amount of Kaitlyn Heck, from the ent of the JVS Teachers’Asso-
26. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m., with Sunday scape and Greenhouse Man- $5,000. Mikaela is in the Ear- Web and Graphic Design Pro- ciation and PTA Scholarship
matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets are $13, with group pricing also agement Program and will ly Childhood Education Pro- gram, is a recipient of the Life- in the amount of $4,000. Ra-
available. Please call the box office at (440) 988-5613 to re- attend ATI. gram and will attend Ashland share Blood Services Scholar- chelle is in the Allied Health
serve your tickets. Brookside: University. ship in the amount of $1,000. Sciences Program and will
Destiny Webb is the re- Scott Thompson is the re- Kaitlyn will attend Bowling attend Hiram College.
The Workshop Players Theatre is located at 44820 Middle cipient of the Julie L. Hogan cipient of the Ross Foundation Green State University.
Ridge Road, in Amherst. Box Office hours are 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Scholarship in the amount of Scholarship in the amount of
For more info., email [email protected] or visit $750. Destiny is in the Allied Health Sciences Program and Advertising is...
will attend Cleveland State The Wind Beneath your Wings!
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June Trip - June 18 at the Carlisle Reservation/Equestri- Nathan Ennemoser is the
an Center (Mike Smith) 8:30 a.m. Meet at horse riding ring recipient of the Ryan Wood-
parking lot, 12882 Diagonal Road. rum Memorial Scholarship in
the amount of $1,000. Nathan
July Trip - July 16 at the Margaret Peak Nature Preserve is in the Commercial Truck
(Patty McKelvey) 8:30 a.m. Meet at 10999 Butternut Ridge Technology Program and
Road parking lot. will attend the University of
Northwestern Ohio.
August Trip - August 20 at Old Woman Creek/Sheldon’s Elyria:
Marsh (Tammy Martin) 8:30 a.m. Meet at Old Woman Creek Tyler Bahm is a recipient of
parking lot, Huron. the Lifeshare Blood Services
Scholarship in the amount of
For more information on volunteering, hikes or becoming $1,000. Tyler will attend the
a member, visit or call (440) University of Toledo.
225-7601. Katelyn Morgan, from
the Allied Health Scienc-
JVS College es Program, is a recipient of
Scholarship recipients the Lifeshare Blood Services
Scholarship in the amount of
The Lorain County JVS al Technical Honor Society $1,000. Katelyn will attend
Senior Recognition Ceremony and 28 students were nominat- Cleveland State University.
was held at the Palace Theater ed for “Outstanding Senior” Amr Abouelhana is the
on May 27. Three hundred in their program. Addition- recipient of the JVS Tribute
and ninety students received ally, 27 students were award- Scholarship in the amount of
career-technical certifications ed Board Proclamations for $750. Amr is in the Automo-
in their career fields. Students participating at the national tive Technology Program. He
were awarded $39,500 in lo- level in career-technical skill will study business at Lorain
cal scholarships from the JVS events. County Community College.
Educational Foundation, JVS Keystone:
Teachers’ Association, JVS Public Safety student Erin Katelyn Basci is a recip-
PTA, JVS Board of Education, Hostal and Cosmetology stu- ient of the Lifeshare Blood
Ross Transportation Services dent Lauren Borders were Services Scholarship in the
Inc., Medical Mutual of Ohio, the student speakers. Both amount of $500. Katelyn will
KMU Trucking & Excavating students are from Keystone attend Lorain County Com-
and LifeShare Community High School. Heating and Air munity College.
Blood Services. Conditioning student Adam Brittney Forbush is a re-
Smith, of Amherst, sang the cipient of the William R. Bur-
Additionally, JVS students National Anthem. ton Scholarship in the amount
receive thousands of dollars in of $500. Brittney is in the Ear-
scholarships for their perfor- Local scholarship recipi- ly Childhood Education Pro-
mance at career-technical skill ents are listed by school dis- gram and will attend Lorain
events. Although too numer- trict: County Community College.
ous to mention every scholar- Christina Oliveros is a re-
ship awarded, students earned Amherst: cipient of the William R. Bur-
more than $500,000 from out- Austin Bennett is a recipi- ton Scholarship in the amount
side organizations, colleges ent of the JVS Teachers’Asso- of $5,000. Christina is in the
and technical schools. ciation and PTA Scholarship
in the amount of $2,500. Aus-
During the ceremony, 26 tin is in the Web and Graphic
students were recognized for Design Program and will at-
being members of the Nation- tend Lorain County Commu-
nity College.

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Ohio Genealogical Society John Carroll University celebrated Commencement on May
22. The local students who received a bachelor’s degree from Tech Tips - Bring your questions to this informal session
The Lorain County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical So- John Carroll are listed below: about how to use library computer software and apps on your
ciety meets on Monday, June 13, at the North Ridgeville Li- computers, tablets, eReaders or the Internet on Wednesday, June
brary, located at 35700 Bainbridge Rd. Social time is at 6:30 Robert Johansen of North Ridgeville; Sara Kaminski of 29, anytime between 1-3 p.m. for one-on-one assistance with
p.m.; program and meeting are at 7 p.m. The guest speaker Elyria; Natasha Taleff of North Ridgeville and Alexandra Von- staff members.
is Amy Wachs presenting, “Guidelines to Finding Polish Re- derau of Columbia Station.
cords.” The public is invited to attend this free event. Con- Game Zone – Family Board Game Night - The library staff
tact Jean at (440) 949-5167 or Norm at (440) 856-5170 for North Ridgeville Library will break out their collection of board games, playing cards and
further information. dominoes, and let you and your family have at them. The games
Roller Coaster Science - Do you love roller coasters - the will be set out for you to browse, and you’re welcome to play
North Ridgeville loops, the speed, the excitement, the wind in your hair? Then whichever ones you’d like, either with your friends and fami-
Historical Society here’s something special for you! Kindergartners through ly, or with other game lovers from the community. Drop by on
fifth-graders, here’s your chance to design, create and test your Wednesday, June 29, anytime between 6-8 p.m.
Tom Strong, medical lecturer, will speak at the North Rid- very own mini coaster. Bring your children on Wednesday, June
geville Library on Wednesday, June 15, at 7 p.m., on the “Histo- 15 from 2-3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Registration and more information is available online at Lo-
ry of Infectious Diseases.” Mr Strong is a patient advocate and or by calling the North Ridgeville Library
noted medical lecturer from the area. He will discuss diseases The Butler Did It - Mystery Book Discussion - Come discuss at (440) 327-8326. The North Ridgeville Library is located at
from the past and the treatment and vaccines that have helped “The Dead Key” By D.M. Pulley on Wednesday, June 15, from 35700 Bainbridge Road.
eradicate these germs. Tuberculosis, influenza and pneumonia 7-8 p.m. Copies of the mystery book being discussed this month
were a major cause of death only 100 years ago, but medical are available at the adult information desk. New adult members Have Plant Problems? Bugs?
science has evolved so greatly that these diseases have become are welcome.
treatable and, in some cases, preventable. Mr Strong’s talk will Let us try to help you out.
be hosted by the North Ridgeville Historical Society, and follow- Game On - Video Gaming Fun Fourth-graders through Bring in your sample in a SEALED
ing the talk, a brief meeting of the group will be held for those 12th-graders, visit on Friday, June 17, between 2-4 p.m. Come bag on June 18, from 9:30 am-12 pm
who wish to stay. with your friends in tow and enjoy Wii U and PlayStation®4 on
the big projector screen. Board games will also be available to 2nd Annual Cruise In For A Cause
Scott Brotherton as “Dino” play.
Join us July 9, from 10 am-2 pm at our North
“Dino to Diamond” singer is returning to North Ridgeville Tween And Teen Foosball Tables - Fifth-graders through Ridgeville location with your classic car, hot rod,
on July 29! North Ridgeville Senior Center is presenting this spe- 12th-graders, you’ll have a ball as you make your very own mini
cial concert featuring Scott Brotherton, sponsored by Northridge foosball table. Visit on Tuesday, June 21, from 6:45-7:45 p.m. truck or bike to help us raise money for
Health Center. This afternoon concert will begin at 2 p.m. at the Note: We ask that each tween and teen bring along a shoebox to “Storm‛s Angels,” who will be here with some
North Ridgeville Education Center, 5490 Mills Creek Lane, in make this craft. Pre-registration is required.
the Community Room. of their Companion Animals!
Balloon Bonanza - Witness the most incredible balloon cre- All makes, models, years welcome!
Scott Brotherton is very interactive with the audience and ations you’ve ever seen! Swifty the Clown will wow the audi- Trophies & Overall Best of Show Award!
makes it an enjoyable time for everyone. He has performed at ence in this interactive and entertaining program for families. Registration fee $5
many area Jazz Clubs, Private Parties, Retirement Communities Enjoy the show on Saturday, June 25, from 2-3 p.m. Some chil- Dash Plaques to first 75 cars!
and Nursing Homes. dren will get a chance to participate in the show and may even Awesome Gyros - Food Truck!
get to take an amazing balloon creation home. Pre-registration is WOBL & WDLW Live Broadcast!
Advance tickets can be purchased for only $6 at the Senior required for all attending, children and caregivers. We still need Gift Basket sponsors.
Center prior to the July 29 show. The Senior Center is located at Info-Call Mindy at 440-327-3407
7327 Avon Belden Road, in North Ridgeville. Tickets can also be Downloading Ebooks And Audiobooks - Participants will
purchased at the door for $8. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. learn about the library’s OverDrive media and Axis 360 services, 25% Off Rose Bushes & Butterfly Bushes!
which can be used to download free eBooks, audiobooks and 35% Off Annuals!
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afternoon each month. Come discuss the nonfiction title “Being
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Copies of the book are available at the adult information desk.
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Tuesday, June 14: Congratulations to
Family Fishing - Buffalo Creek Retreat - 3-8 p.m. Stop by any time between 3 and 8 p.m. the Class of 2016!
to fish the ponds at Buffalo Creek Retreat. Fishing is only permitted at this site during this
program. No fishing experience is necessary; we’ll have staff and volunteer fishermen to assist 0% 60 month financing on 2016
you and your family. A limited amount of rods and reels and bait will be available for use. Chil-
dren must come with an adult companion. All ages welcome. Free. No registration required. Silverado, Trax, Equinox, Traverse
Wednesday, June 15:
Music at the Lodge: Woodland Melodies with Bud Preston - The Lodge at Allardale - 7-8 LEASE DEALS
p.m. Enjoy a relaxing evening in the park with free, live musical entertainment. Our summer
concert series brings a variety of music, including folk music, that the whole family will enjoy. 2016 Chevy Malibu LT 2016 Chevy Colorado LT
Please bring lawn chairs and bug spray, if it turns out to be a beautiful evening, the concert
will be outdoors. This month, back by popular demand and with new songs, join Bud Preston, $199/mo. lease 269/$ Crew Cab
Ohio’s finest finger-style guitarist, as he performs both classic and original instrumental guitar
melodies to create one harmonious experience. mo. lease
Saturday, June 18:
Hiking for the Health of It - Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Pine Lane Trailhead - 1281 T16128 T16148
Pine Lane in Peninsula - 9-11 a.m. This is a hiking club for those adults who can hike four to
five miles at a brisk pace. Walking trails can be mildly strenuous with a limited amount being 36mo/36,000 lease $2229 due at delivery plus tax, 36mo/36,000 lease $1500 due at delivery plus tax,
off trail. Please dress for the weather, and be sure to have appropriate footwear. Ages 10 to title, documentary fee and license plate. Additional title, documentary fee and license plate. Additional
adult. No registration required. Free.
Home for the Summer: Songs of our Summer Birds - Wolf Creek Environmental Center miles can be purchased at 20¢/mile. miles can be purchased at 20¢/mile.
- 9-11 a.m. June is a good month for listening to the Neotropical migrant songbirds that spend Total payment equals $7164. Total payment equals $7164.
their summers with us! Males continue to sing during nesting season, and our year-round
residents will still be singing as well. Cleveland Institute of Music faculty member Dr. Lisa BUY DEALS
Rainsong will introduce you to the songs of our summer residents in an indoor presentation
followed by an outdoor listening hike as we search for summer and year-round residents on 2016 Chevy Spark LT 2016 Chevy Sonic LT
their nesting territories. All ages welcome. No registration required. Free.
Northeastern Ohio Live Steamers: ALL ABOARD! Lester Rail Trail - 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. MSRP $16,660 - Save 20%* MSRP $18,815 - Save 20%*
Bring your family and friends out to Lester Rail Trail for train rides around a miniature railroad
and station house. Members of N.E.O.L.S., a miniature railroad group, will offer this free park - $3,332 - $3,763
program. Adults and children, alike, will delight in this unique experience! All ages welcome.
No registration required. Free. SPECIAL $13,328 SPECIAL $15,052
Sunday, June 19: PRICE PRICE
K-9 First Aid - Wolf Creek Environmental Center - 2-4 p.m. This Red Cross-based K-9
first-aid class will teach you the basics you need to keep your dog alive until you can get 2016 Chevy Impala 2LT 2016 Chevy Silverado LT
professional assistance. Instruction in this one-day, two-hour course includes bandaging tech-
niques, splinting methods, immediate first aid for burns and frostbite, and more. Also covered, MSRP $32,950 - Save 20%* Crew Cab
with the aid of a dog mannequin, is proper mouth- to-snout resuscitation, K-9 CPR, and how
to find and check for your dog’s pulse. This class is a MUST for every dog owner! There is - $6,590 MSRP $46,385 - Save BIG!
no fee for instruction and class handouts, but a first-aid book with DVD will be available to
purchase for $20. Dog mannequins provided; please do not bring your dog to class. Ages 16 SPECIAL $26,360 Supplier $43,551
to adult. Register by June 20. Free. PRICE PRICE
Thursday, June 23:
Quick Start Canoeing - Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park - 10 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1 to 3 p.m. T16130
Designed for beginning paddlers, this course will teach basic canoeing terminology, boating
and water safety, how to choose and use appropriate equipment for paddling, and basic strokes 0% APR financing for up to 60 months
for maneuvering a canoe. The course is geared to two-person canoes. Participants should dress plus $2,500.
for getting wet. The rain date is scheduled for severe weather only. Participants will be notified
if the program is canceled and rescheduled for the rain date of June 24, 2016. Ages 9 to adult. *20% cash back offer is good on all new 2016 Spark, Sonic and Impala models until 6/15/16.
Register by June 21. There is a $10 program fee. All payments are calculated at 72 months @ 4.9%, $1500 plus tax, title and document fee due at delivery.
Tales for Tots - River Styx Park - 10-11 a.m. or 1 to 2 p.m. Ladybugs are more than just
pretty visitors to the garden. Discover more about them through a story, craft, and hands-on Stk # Year Make/Model Price Monthly Payment
examination. For ages 3-6 with an adult companion. Some or all of the program will be held
outdoors; please dress accordingly. Register between May 26 and June 22. Free. 8804 2014 Ford Fusion SE - 1 owner, 41K $15,295 $238/mo
Friday, June 24: 8726 2014 $209/mo
Tales for Tots - 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. River Styx Park - Ladybugs are more than just pretty 8601 2014 Chevy Cruze LT - 41K $13,595 $217/mo
visitors to the garden. Discover more about them through a story, craft, and hands-on examina- 8785 2012 $172/mo
tion. For ages 3-6 with an adult companion. Some or all of the program will be held outdoors; 8651 2012 Chevy Sonic LTZ - 19K $13,995 $199/mo
please dress accordingly. Register between May 26 and June 23. Free. 8747 2011
Fri., June 24-Sun., June 25: Ford Focus SE - Hatchbk., 66K $10,495 $195/mo
Fun with Dory - Susan Hambley Nature Center - 12- 5 p.m. The Disney Pixar animated
movie “Finding Dory” is scheduled to hit the theaters soon! Come celebrate all things under Chevy Sonic - Hatchbk., 15K $11,995
the sea with crafts and activities. All ages welcome. No registration required. Free.
Saturday, June 25: Chevy Malibu - 51K $11,595
Healthy Strides - Buckeye Woods Park - 9-10 a.m. Healthy Strides combines a brief, infor-
mative talk by a Cleveland Clinic physician and caregiver and a casual one- to three-mile walk. We have a great selection of vehicles under $9,999
Topics change each week based on the leader’s specialty and suggestions from participants.
All members of the community are welcome. Ages 10 to adult. No registration required. Free. Stk # Year Make/Model Price
Sunday, June 26:
Photographers of the Parks Club Meeting - Wolf Creek Environmental Center - 3 to 4 p.m. 8916 2003 Ford Mustang GT Convertible $9,595
This is a great opportunity for nature photo enthusiasts to share knowledge with like-minded 8652 2007 Chevy Cobalt - 2dr., 64K $7,995
folks, gain special access to programs and events related to photography, and support the park T8628 2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade 4x4 $7,895
district. Both beginner and advanced photographers are invited to participate. The club will T8885 2005 Mazda Tribute SUV $7,895
emphasize but not be limited to nature photography. No registration required. For more infor- T8899 2008 Chevy Colorado $6,895
mation, please contact Shelley at 330.239.4814 or [email protected]. Ages 16 to adult. 8843 2006 Ford Fusion SEL - Pwr. Sunroof $6,995
Tuesday, June 28: T8901 2002 Dodge Dakota - Ext. Cab 4x4 $6,595
Cycling Makes Sense Fitness Ride - Buckeye Woods Park - Meet in the parking lot by T8881 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible $6,595
the ball fields - 6:30- 8:30 p.m. This program, offered by Medina County Park District and 8778 2004 Toyota Camry $5,895
Century Cycles, is a great way for you to get out on your bicycle for a non-aggressive ride and T8860 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser - Only 86K $4,995
experience the park district’s wonderful multipurpose trails. Before we begin our six- to ten- T8906 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo $3,995
mile ride, Lynne of Century Cycles will share basic tips on how to keep you and your bike fit.
Helmets are required. Meet in the parking lot near ball fields. Ages 16 to adult. No registration 46767 State Rt. 18 W., 440-647-5381
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Wed., June 29 - Fri., July 1: Passport to Fishing - Letha House Park West - 9:30 a.m.-12:30
p.m. Sponsored by the Ohio Division of Wildlife, this three-day program introduces children
with little or no previous fishing experience to the sport of angling. The passport program in-
cludes strong stewardship messages as part of each learning activity. Four topic areas are cov-
ered over the three days. This program is offered twice during the summer, but children may
register for only one one-week session. Also, if children have participated in previous Passport
Programs, they cannot sign up again. Dates cannot be registered for individually. Fishing poles
will be available for use during the program, and bait will be provided. Parents are encouraged
to accompany their children, but it is not required. Ages 7 to 12. Register by June 24. Free.
Saturday, July 2:
Hiking for the Health of It - Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Blue Hen Falls Trailhead,
9-11 a.m. This is a hiking club for those adults who can hike four to five miles at a brisk pace.
Walking trails can be mildly strenuous with a limited amount being off trail. Please dress for
the weather, and be sure to have appropriate footwear. Ages 10 to adult. No registration re-
quired. Free.
Tuesday, July 5:
Stroller Hike - Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Come out and enjoy a
stroll with a naturalist! On this guided hike, we will explore different parks and investigate
nature happenings in ways both you and your little ones can understand. This is a fun way to
enjoy the outdoors, get a little exercise, and socialize with other parents! Children can be in
strollers, backpacks, or can toddle along on their own! Mid to full size or jogger type strollers
recommended. Ages newborn to 7. No registration required. Free.
Register for programs at

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