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Appreciation Dinner Held for Station 43

| Published on April 16, 2014

Newton Falls – The Community Center in Newton Falls is a busy place and the first Saturday in April was no exception as dozens of firefighters and EMTs converged on the town’s meeting place.

Local Children Go On the Hunt

| Published on April 16, 2014

Newton Falls – Fields soggy from the recent rains and sharp springtime winds didn’t dampen the day for hundreds of local children on the hunt for thousands of brightly-colored plastic spheres left behind by a big fluffy pink bunny on the grounds near the Community Center on Quarry Street. On …

Newton Falls Chamber News

| Published on April 3, 2014

Newton Falls – March’s meeting of the Newton Falls Area Commerce Association tied up a few loose ends and set plans moving forward while discussing ideas for creating new opportunities for professional growth.
The agenda opened with time for special presentations and this month featured [member], the law offices of Turner, …

Mount Union Rising Star Nick Mock ’14 Releases First EP

| Published on March 9, 2014

Where would you find a music star in the making on a Friday night? Most likely at a gig; so grab a front row seat to hear the natural vocals and acoustic guitar of senior Nick Mock of Newton Falls, OH. English student by day, singer-songwriter by night, passionate artist …

Newton Falls Cemetery Association News

| Published on March 9, 2014

Newton Falls – Newton Falls Cemetery Association met February 20, 2014 at the Newton Township Administration Building on Newton Falls-Bailey Road. Susan Montgomery was welcomed as a new member. Fund raising ideas were discussed for a cemetery project to be decided upon at the next meeting. Another cemetery walk was …

Food for Fines Drive

| Published on February 26, 2014

Newton Falls – If you owe fines for overdue materials, or if you’re just feeling generous, you can donate nonperishable items to the Newton Falls Public Library Food for Fines Drive. In exchange for the food, we will forgive overdue fines. The drive will run from March 3 to March …

Bridal Show Kicks Off Marriage Madness

| Published on February 19, 2014

Newton Falls – Wedding season is nearly upon us and dozens of brides-to-be, grooms, and their family-and-friends-filled entourages stopped by Roby Lee’s Restaurant and Banquet Center Sunday on the hunt for the perfect dress, desserts, photographer, tablescape trend and flower arrangements during the 17th Annual Bridal Show. Forty-eight hours after …

Newton Falls Chamber Report

| Published on February 6, 2014

Newton Falls – The Newton Falls Area Commerce Association started off 2014 with their January meeting with an eye toward plans for the new year involving how to continue promoting businesses and improving the economy in the community. 

Newton Falls Announces Kindergarten Registration Dates

| Published on January 29, 2014

Newton Falls - Registration for children entering the Newton Falls School System for the 2014-2015 school year will be held:
February 10 & 11, 2014 from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
March 17 through March 21
8:30-11:30 a.m. & 12:30-2:30 p.m. daily
You do NOT need an appointment, but please only come during these times.  It …

Newton Falls Chamber Report

| Published on January 8, 2014

Newton Falls – The Newton Falls Area Commerce Association wrapped up 2013 with their December meeting, briefly discussing what had been accomplished during the year and spending the majority of the lunchtime gathering presenting ideas on what they hoped to achieve in the coming months.
The conversation opened with a recap …

Election of Officers and Committee Chairpersons for Cemetery Association

| Published on December 4, 2013

The Newton Township Cemetery Association met at the Newton Township Administration Building on November 21, 2013.
Three new members were welcomed: Bill Douglass, Doreen and Robert Lutz.
Election of officers and committee chairpersons was held and the following were elected for 2014.
President-Lois Wynkoop
Vice-President-Phillip Beer
Secretaty-Mary Lou O’Lear
Treasurer-Elsie Whetzel
Gifts and Bequests-Robert Pittman
Membership-Louanne Dubos
Publicity-Rosemarie Smith
The …

Another (Christmas) Tree Grows in Newton Falls

| Published on December 4, 2013

Newton Falls – After all the dishes are done and the leftover turkey bits (and stuffing and veggie casseroles and countless pies and other desserts) have been organized into just the right Tupperware containers, there are many ways to spend the day following Thanksgiving. Some of the more courageous among …

Local Youths Participated In National Bible Bee Competition

| Published on November 27, 2013

For the third year in a row, local youths headed to Sevierville, Tennessee to take part in the 2013 National Bible Bee Competition sponsored by the Shelby Kennedy Foundation.

Residents Gobble Up Station 43 Raffle

| Published on November 27, 2013

Last Friday evening the garage at the Newton Falls fire station #1 was filled not with fire trucks, ambulances and firemen responding to a siren’s call, but rather with dozens of community members and visitors with an eye out to catch a turkey or two without having to actually go …

Newton Falls Area Chamber Report

| Published on November 27, 2013

Newton Falls – Business resumed as usual at the November meeting of the Newton Falls Area Commerce Association.
The agenda opened with the financial reports for September and October as well as approval of the minutes for both months before proceeding to old business. The annual tree decorating has been scheduled …

Kiwanis Welcomes New Members

| Published on November 27, 2013

Newton Falls – The Kiwanis Club of Newton Falls welcomed seven new members this year.  Some members were invited to join by friends; others wanted to take part in the many activities that benefit Newton Falls residents and children, especially after reading the newspaper articles about this service organization.
We asked …

Newton Falls Kiwanis Club Welcomes New Members

| Published on November 21, 2013

Newton Falls – The Kiwanis Club of Newton Falls welcomed seven new members this year.  Some members were invited to join by friends; others wanted to take part in the many activities that benefit Newton Falls residents and children, especially after reading the newspaper articles about this service organization.

Newton Township Cemetery Association News

| Published on October 30, 2013

Newton Twp. – The Newton Township Cemetery Association is continuing to record cemetery gravestones until inclement weather in the seven cemeteries of Newton Township.  Information from this project is being compiled in a data base at the Newton Township administration building.   Work with the Lutheran and Wilderson cemeteries is …

US Figure Skating 2013 National Solo Dance Series Championship Winner

| Published on October 9, 2013

Newton Falls – Julianna Stanley of Newton Falls Placed 2nd (Silver Medal Winner) in the US Figure Skating 2013 National Solo Dance Series Championship. The competition was held in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Julianna competed against the top six skaters from each of the three regions. All of the seven Ice …

Fresh Start For Roby Lee’s

| Published on October 9, 2013

Newton Falls – Like a blushing bride all dolled up for her special day, the banquet hall at Roby Lee’s Restaurant and Banquet Center is looking its best after a makeover worthy of truly being the center of attention.

Newton Falls Public Library’s Free Program

| Published on October 9, 2013

Newton Falls – Meet the Newton Falls Public Library’s new technical instructor, Cynthia Casterline on Monday, October 14 from 3:30 – 7:30 pm.  Cindie will be available to meet library patrons, discuss simple technology issues, and sign individuals up for our many new class offerings.  The upcoming classes will range …

Craig Beach Victims Get a Helping Hand

| Published on October 9, 2013
Craig Beach Victims Get a Helping Hand

Craig Beach – There is an empty store around the corner from the Covered Bridge of Newton Falls that at one time housed a video rental place – before movies-by-mail and over the Internet made such an establishment virtually obsolete – with a decidedly revolving name plaque of business monikers. …

Stanley To Compete In National Championships

| Published on September 23, 2013

Newton Falls – Julianna Stanley of Newton Falls is flying out Sept 18-21 to compete in the US Figure Skating 2013 National Solo Dance Series Championship. The competition will be held in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Julianna has been ice skating for 6 years. She has only been ice dancing for …

Call for Cookers Still Open

| Published on September 23, 2013

Newton Falls – The hunt is on for the Great Chili Recipe of Ohio! Okay, maybe not quite all of Ohio, but “in all of northwest Trumbull County” would be a good starting honor…In any case, the recipe hunt is on and the hunt for cookers who think they may …

Behind the Gates of Camp Ravenna

| Published on September 23, 2013

This past weekend, the gates of Camp Ravenna were opened for a brief period for friends and family of the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 145th Armored Regiment for an Open House last Saturday. This was done so friends and family could experience what happens behind the gates of the …

Bluegrass Festival in Newton Falls

| Published on September 11, 2013

General Assembly Church of God at Newton Falls, OH announces its 6th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival. Bands which are currently scheduled to perform are Vertical Limit, Limited Edition and Joe Click & Family. Well-known local bluegrass personality, Charlie Lape has volunteered his time to emcee the event. The Festival will …

Newton Falls Kicks Off Autumn Events

| Published on September 11, 2013

Newton Falls – It’s that time of year again (believe it or not): the air is growing a little bit crisper, the leaves are starting to turn a little bit more colorful, and the shops we know and love have seemingly morphed into purveyors of all things autumn with their …

Newton Falls Exempted Village Schools News

| Published on August 21, 2013

Newton Falls – Tickets are on sale at the Superintendent’s Office located at 909 ½ Milton Blvd., for the upcoming Newton Falls Tiger football season from 7:00 am – 2:00 pm. The cost for reserved season passes for 5 home games will be $40.00. We also have a 10-game pass …

Newton Falls Public Library has Mango Languages

| Published on July 22, 2013

Newton Falls – Getting ready to take a trip abroad this summer or in the fall?  Children and teens looking for something to do before the school year begins again? Or simply wishing you knew how to speak another language? The Newton Falls Public Library has Mango Languages, an online …

Newton Falls Schoolmates Reunion

| Published on July 12, 2013

Newton Falls – The Newton Falls Schoolmates and Friends 94th Reunion was celebrated June 15tg at DeVieste’s Banquet Room in Warren, with 374 people in attendance. Welcoming the schoolmates were: Connie Swartz Ansley, Jenny Gordon Clark, Diane Winters Coss, Kathy Rudolph Fowler, Jackie Hrenko Kanaan, Kathy Kezele Lewis and Louise …

A Week of Fun in Newton Falls

| Published on July 1, 2013

Newton Falls -  Beginning on June 30th, entertainment and fun begins in Newton Falls leading up to the grand finale — an amazing firework display on July 4th.
Listed below are highlights of what is sure to be a great time in Newton Falls.
Entertainment at the Band Tent
• June 30,2013     …

Newton Falls Perennial Garden

| Published on July 1, 2013

Newton Falls – Kiwanis Club of Newton Falls would like to thank several donors who helped us create the perennial garden at the corner of Broad and Center Streets.  Newton Falls TOPS donated 17 perennials after their plant sale.  Mayor Lyle Waddell donated time, labor and water as we set …

Newton Falls Car Show Celebrates 27 Years

| Published on July 1, 2013

Newton Falls – While residents of Garrettsville and the surrounding neighborhoods are getting ready for next weekend’s Summerfest, the town of Newton Falls and its community members are hard at work planning for the rapidly-approaching Fourth of July festivities. Part of that preparation every year is the organization of the …

Newton Falls Kiwanis Club Scholarship Winners

| Published on June 24, 2013

Newton Falls Kiwanis Club would like to announce the recipients of the 2013 scholarships.  Andrew Ferguson and Sam Pittman were presented with their awards by Mrs. Kathy Wujcik, their former teacher and new Kiwanis member, at the May 28 senior assembly at the high school.
Club members on the scholarship committee …

Dr. Justin Yun joins Dental Associates of Newton Falls

| Published on June 24, 2013

Newton Falls – Dr. Charles Verbanic and Dr. Scott Werner are proud to welcome their new associate, Dr. Justin Yun.  Dr. Yun is looking forward to creating a comfortable environment for his patients and having them enjoy the experience of getting involved in their dental treatment.  He is excited about …

Kiwanis is On-line!

| Published on June 24, 2013

Newton Falls – Newton Falls Kiwanis Club announces its new website.  Members are happy to share news of our events and volunteer work in the community.  The site also links to Kiwanis International, UNICEF, Trumbull County Tourism Bureau, and to our upcoming Labor Day 4-mile race / or 2-mile walk, …

Crescendo Club Awards Scholarship

| Published on June 17, 2013

Newton Falls – The Newton Falls Crescendo Club is please to announce the winner of this year’s Scholarship.  Band Senior Taylor Phelps was selected by the Scholarship Committee to receive the $500 award.  Taylor will be attending Kent State next year to study Zoology.  Congratulations!  

Newton Township Cemetery Association

| Published on June 17, 2013

Newton Twp. – The Newton Township Cemetery Association will hold its monthly meeting on June 20, Thursday, at 6 o’clock at the Township Administration Building on Arlington Road. The public is welcome and invited.
The 2014 calendar should be available any day now and may be purchased thru any member of …

40th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

| Published on May 29, 2013

Newton Falls – The Eagle Creek Conservation Club is pleased to announce that they will be holding their 40th Annual Youth Fishing Derby on Sunday, June 2, 2013.  The event will take place at the Newton Falls Community Center pond located at 52 East Quarry Street in Newton Falls. The …

Newton Falls Chamber Report

| Published on May 29, 2013

Newton Falls – During the May meeting of the Newton Falls Area Commerce Association, the agenda focused on town events.
As the president, secretary and treasurer were excused, no voting could be done, due to only having one officer present. However, the gathering time was put to good use as much …

Newton Township Cemetery Association

| Published on May 29, 2013

Newton Twp. – The NTCA held its regular monthly meeting on May 16 at the township administration building in Newton Falls. Plans were made to resume the repair work on headstones at Pricetown Cemetery which is at the Pricetown Methodist Church. A tentative date of June 3 is scheduled for …

Kiwanis Junior Olympics Held In Newton Falls

| Published on May 29, 2013

Newton Falls – Newton Falls Kiwanis Club and nearly sixty enthusiastic 6- to 12-year olds spent a chilly May 11 morning enjoying track and field events.  Co-sponsored by Positive Images, and with much help from Coach Brian Bugos and the high school track team, these games allow our young people …

Kiwanis Club Steak Dinner a Success

| Published on May 1, 2013

Newton Falls – The Newton Falls Kiwanis Club would like to thank the community for their support of our annual Steak Dinner which was a great success. We also want to thank George, Mary, & Staff of the Covered Bridge Inn for the hard work that they put into the …

Please support the “Pass the Buck Auction” Relay for Life Fundraiser

| Published on May 1, 2013

Newton Falls – The “Pass the Buck” auction is a fun evening of socializing, entertaining, and great deals!  It is best described as a live auction meets bingo.

City of Newton Falls Hydrant Flushing Schedule

| Published on May 1, 2013

The Newton Falls Water Distribution Department will be flushing fire hydrants beginning at 8:00 a.m. on the date and roads as listed:

Newton Falls Mayor Honored by Regional Chamber

| Published on April 24, 2013

Newton Falls – For many Americans April 16th was a day to breathe a little easier now that their government-required financial filing is done for another year. But Newton Falls Mayor Lyle Waddell had more to celebrate last Tuesday than just the end of tax season.
Members of the Youngstown/Warren Regional …

Newton Falls Community Easter Egg Hunt

| Published on April 1, 2013

Newton Falls – Despite the very cold weather in the week preceding, Saturday, March 23, was a great day for the 60th Newton Falls  Community Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the  Girl Scouts.    A cool, but sunny day made the crowd a little less than previous years but gave …

Newton Falls Area Chamber Report

| Published on March 23, 2013

Newton Falls – Opening the March meeting of the Newton Falls Area Commerce Association, President Lyle Waddell mentioned that he had been repeatedly receiving calls from a production company interested in promoting the town by way of some type of video such as a mini movie or a commercial. Details …

Newton Falls Chamber Report

| Published on February 20, 2013

Newton Falls – Several new faces and prospective members gathered at Roby Lee’s Restaurant for the Newton Falls Area Commerce Association’s February meeting. With what was the largest crowd in attendance in recent history, Association President Lyle Waddell started off the business meeting by requesting the financial report update and …

Troop 112 Wins The 2013 Winter Events Catapult Event

| Published on February 6, 2013

Newton Falls – Congratulations to Boy Scout Troop 112 of Newton Falls, Ohio for Winning the 2013 Winter Events Catapult Event at Camp Stambaugh in Canfield!
Every year Boy Scout Troops from all over the Greater Western Reserve Council gather to test the skills they have learned.  First, patrols must build …