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Nelson Twp. – Residents gathered at the Nelson Community House on Wednesday, February 18th for the second trustee meeting of the month. Present were...

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“We can’t thank the community enough for all their support over the past three years,” Michele says. As the Eliases continue to increase NGCC’s positive impact on the community, they seek a return to downtown Garrettsville before the end of the year, to regain the visibility, parking and accessibility they had before the fire.

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On Wednesday, October 1st, Rich Hoffman from Sky Plaza IGA presented the Nelson Garrettsville Community Cupboard with $500 worth of IGA Gift Cards to help those in need this holiday season. In addition, IGA also presented the Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce with a donation of $312.50 for #GarrettsvilleStrong which was raised by the IGA bottled water fundraiser they held this summer.

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For the remainder of the meeting the trustees heard commentary in support of the the Quarry Park’s concerts, as well as several complaints about them. Ultimately Meduri suggested that the trustees put together a list of changes they would like to see from the Quarry Park, and submit them to the owner’s legal counsel; a suggestion that most of the trustees seemed to agree with.

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Nelson Twp. - The Nelson Township Veterans Memorial Committee wanted to update our community of the status of this important project. This has been...

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Nelson Twp. – Residents gathered at the Nelson Community House on Wednesday, September 17th for the second trustee meeting of the month. All trustees...

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Garrettsville - Rodger Pettit was a visitor and, unexpectedly, the program for the evening at the July 21, 2014 meeting of the James A....

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Fiscal Officer David Finney provided the trustees with suggested supplemental appropriations to the Township budget that will free up $85,000 for use on the chip & seal project. By dropping part 5 from the project, only $84,576.20 would be needed for chip & seal work on Township roads. The trustees also voted to award Hughes Contracting the contract for parts 1 through 4.

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Nelson Trustees meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. in the Community House. Meetings are open to the public and residents are encourage to attend.

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Non-violent inmates from the Portage County Jail worked alongside township employees, and a PlayWorld Systems specialist to erect the township’s playground equipment at Pixley Park on June 19th. The playground is expected to be ready for use by the second week of July.

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Nelson Twp – Officials present at the June 4th, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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Nelson Twp – Officials present at the May 21, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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Nelson Twp. - A study conducted by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that in the five-year period ending in 2010,...

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Nelson Twp – Officials present at the April 16, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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Nelson Twp. - On Thursday, April 10, 2014 the Portage County Drug Task Force (PCDTF) visited the Nelson Community House for an educational forum...

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Nelson Twp – Officials present at the April 2, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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Nelson Twp. - Black smoke rose up in plumes high above Garrettsville as a raging fire burned… again. Just about a week after a block...

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The Nelson Garrettsville Community Cupboard has resumed normal operations on Monday, April 7th at our their facility.  The Cupboard is located at 12157 State...

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On March 12th LMC held their monthly meeting, even if it was the worst day snow-wise. There were 6 of us attending. Alma Jones...

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Nelson Twp – Officials present at the March 19th, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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The Nelson-Garrettsville Community Cupboard was among the businesses devastated by Saturday's fire. Every week they serve hundreds of area families and help make ends meet. Non-perishable food...

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Nelson Twp. - On President’s Day weekend, ten scouts and three leaders from Boy Scout Troop 4065, chartered by the Nelson United Methodist Church,...

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Nelson Twp – Officials present at the March 5th, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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The 9th Annual James A. Garfield Alumni Banquet will be held at the James A. Garfield Elementary School on Sept 20th. Anyone who attended...

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Literary Musical Club (LMC) held their meeting on February 12th. We were glad to see everyone since our January meeting was cancelled because of...

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Nelson Twp – Officials present at the February 19th, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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Nelson Twp - Officials present at the February 5th, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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Nelson Twp.  – Officials present at the January 15th, 2014 trustee meeting were fiscal officer J. David Finney and township trustees Joe Leonard, Mike...

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Nelson Twp.  – Acting as the Chairman-Pro Tem, Nelson Township Fiscal Officer Dave Finney called the first trustee meeting of 2014 to order on...

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Winter weather is officially upon us.  With this weather comes the ‘polarizing’ topic of Snow Days. When I was a child I participated in...

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Nelson Twp - Meeting at 7:15pm on November 20, trustees Tom Matota and Joe Leonard were in attendance for a special meeting scheduled to...

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Garrettsville - Neighbors helping neighbors. That’s the basic premise that inspired local volunteers to establish the Nelson-Garrettsville Community Cupboard (NGCC) more than three years ago,...

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Our students are amazing. Academically they perform at levels that exceed expectations. For example, our third grade math scores were third highest in Northeast...

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Nelson Twp - Nelson Township Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the Community House on October 16, 2013 with all trustees and...

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On October 9th the monthly meeting of the Literary Music Club (LMC) was held. Although the weather was nice, we didn’t have a good...

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Nelson Twp. - Last Sunday, during their morning worship service, Nelson United Methodist Church (NUMC) hosted Chris Charvat, a missionary who serves in Peru....

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Following the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, trustee Tom Matota opened the floor to those present. Jacob Seinc of Scout Troop 465 presented...

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Burton Cole, Nelson Township resident and author  has released his first novel nationwide for middle grades readers, Bash and the Pirate Pig. The age range...

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Nelson Twp. - Calling the meeting to order at 7:30 PM, Chairman Tom Matota opened the floor to those in attendance. A resident from...

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Nelson Twp. - A program presented at the Nelson Community Center on July 25th dealt with the life of James Knowlton. This surprise program...

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Nelson Twp. – Residents gathered at the Nelson Community House on Wednesday, August 7th for the first trustee meeting of the month. All trustees...

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Nelson Twp. - Often when we think of wineries we think of a nice glass of wine, a plate of cheese and crackers, and...

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Nelson Twp. -  The Nelson Township trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 7:30 pm at the community...

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The Literary Music Club (LMC) met on July 19th for our monthly meeting. Our hostess were Barbara Hill and Margaret Lappert. They used a ...

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Nelson Township Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting with all trustees and fiscal officer in attendance.  Chairman Tom Matota opened up the floor...

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Nelson Twp - Residents of Nelson Township gathered at the Community House on June 19th for the second trustee meeting of June. Present were...

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Nelson Twp - Literary Music Club (LMC) held their meeting on June 12 at Nelson Community Center. The hostess’ were Billie English and Marguerite...

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Garrettsville - The James A. Garfield Historical Society met in the Community House in Nelson on Thursday, June 13 to hear from Joe Stamm,...

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Nelson Twp. – Nelson Township Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting with all trustees and fiscal officer in attendance. After approving the minutes...

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Nelson Twp. — The Nelson Township Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting on May 15, 2013 with all trustees present. Chairman Tom Matota...