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Community Notes

Published: March 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Upcoming meetings

The Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education will have a regular meeting at 7 p.m. on March 20 at Highland Elementary School. This is a rescheduled meeting that was originally set for March 27.

Munroe Falls City Council will meet March 21 at 7 p.m. in Council chambers.

Stow City Council will meet March 23 at 7 p.m. in Council chambers, preceded by committee meetings.

Volunteers needed for annual weed pull

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The Munroe Falls Park Board is looking for groups to help with the Annual Invasive Weed Pull on May 13 at 9 a.m. to clean up at Brust Park. Students can receive credit for community service hours by participating in this event. Goodie bags will be given to each student for their participation. Contact city hall for more details at 330-688-7491.

Vendors sought for Stow Community Farmers Market

Stow Community Farmers Market is looking for cheese, produce, fresh cut and potted plant vendors for this season that will run June 10 to Oct. 7 on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Stow Community Church at 1567 Pilgrim Drive in Stow. Interested vendors can contact Gary Aleman at 330-801-6573 or visit www.stowfarmersmarket.com.

Munroe Falls Farmers Market seeking vendors

The Munroe Falls Farmers Market will kick off the season on Tuesday, June 13, from 3 until 6 p.m. at Brust Park on Route 91 in Munroe Falls. The Market will take place every Tuesday through Oct. 10.

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The Farmers Market Association is seeking vendors for meat, certified organic produce, eggs, orchard growers, candy and cheese producers. For more information, visit the Farmers' Market link on www.munroefalls.com or contact either Chris Santee at 330-554-2491 or City Hall at 330-688-7491.

County Councilmanto host Office Hours

Summit County Councilmember John Schmidt, District 2 will host public office hours on March 23 between 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St., Cuyahoga Falls. Councilman Schmidt will be available to answer questions and hear concerns from constituents. District 2 includes most of the city of Cuyahoga Falls, the city of Munroe Falls, and portions of Akron including East Akron, Goodyear Heights and North Hill.

For more information, contact the Summit County Council Office at 330-643-2725.

Munroe Falls Councilmen have public office hours

On the second Saturday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Councilman Mike Barnes will be at the Morning Owl Coffeehouse. 297 N. Main St. in Munroe Falls.

Councilman Barnes welcomes the opportunity to answer questions and hear the concerns of all Munroe Falls citizens.

Those not able to attend can contact Councilman Barnes directly 330-328-2382 or email Councilman_Barnes@Yahoo.com.

Councilman John Hegnauer will continue to have public office hours on the last Saturday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. at McDonald's, 12 Munroe Falls Ave. in Munroe Falls.

Citizens are encouraged to use these office hours to connect with local government. Councilman Hegnauer will be available to answer questions and hear concerns about the community.

You can also reach him at 330-573-9190, email jhegnauer@gmail.com, or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

Unused medscan be dropped

off at police station

The Munroe Falls Police Department has added a D.U.M.P (Dispose of Unused Medications Properly) Box inside the Police Station Lobby at 43 Munroe Falls Ave. for the use by citizens.

With the current drug epidemic in Summit County, and prescription medication being a serious problem especially with youth, the department would like to provide a safe and easy way for residents to dispose of unused medications.

Here are the guidelines for using the box: Keep the medicines in their original containers; Mark out the name and address; Make sure all lids are closed tightly; Secure the medications inside a sealable plastic bag; and This box is for pills, capsules, or liquid medicines -- syringes cannot be accepted.


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