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You Can Recycle!

| Published on April 9, 2014

Last week, during their spring break, eight Girl Scouts from Crestwood Intermediate and their siblings took a tour at Streetsboro Metal Recycling to get a head start on Earth Day. The girls brought aluminum cans with them, which they had started collecting  when the school year began. While at the …

Pipeline Workshop: Pitfalls and Protections: A Workshop sponsored by Concerned Citizens Ohio

| Published on September 11, 2013

Main Presenter: Sean Kelly, Attorney: Legal Issues with Pipelines
Secondary Information: Citizens’  Self-Protection Plan
Time:  7:30-9:00 P.M. Thursday Evening, Sept. 19, 2013
Where:  9052 State Route 14, Unit D (The Eagles Meeting Hall–north end of building) Streetsboro, Ohio 44241. The building is directly across Route 14 from K Mart in Streetsboro.
The workshop will …

Free Water Monitoring

| Published on August 5, 2013

Streetsboro – Concerned Citizens Ohio/Shalersville Free Water Monitoring is again offered the first Sunday in August, August 4, at  3:15 P.M. at the Eagles Meeting Hall on Route 14 in Streetsboro, and right across the street from the K Mart.  (9052 State Route 14, Unit D, Streetsboro.)
Citizens who would like …

Streetsboro Quilt Guild Seeks Entries for Fall Show

| Published on July 29, 2013

Streetsboro – The Streetsboro Quilt Guild is preparing for its 31st annual judged quilt show to be held at the Faith Baptist Church in Streetsboro on October 4th and 5th.   The public is invited to enter items in this show.  Items can be quilts of any size, wearable quilted items …

Escape to the Daybreak Lavender Farm

| Published on July 1, 2013

Streetsboro – Ever dream of escaping to tranquility in a lush field of aromatic lavender? Did you think you had to travel to Provence, in France, or to some lovely herbal farm on the West Coast? Well, think again! Jody Byrne and her husband, Michael Slyker, founders of DayBreak Lavender …

Streetsboro Tough Towner

| Published on April 24, 2013

Streetsboro – The City of Streetsboro hosted the Tough Towner competition on Saturday, April 20th. The four-mile course’s starting and finish lines were at Streetsboro City Park and included a section through school grounds. According to Matt Campana, owner of Corporate Motivation, which is the company that brought the race …

Streetsboro City Schools Rebuilding Opportunity

| Published on April 21, 2013

Streetsboro – Streetsboro City Schools (SCSD) has been offered the opportunity to rebuild all of the district’s educational facilities. This opportunity comes from the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC).
According to Streetsboro City Schools Superintendent Dr. Tim Calfee, the district will build a new high school on the east side of …

“The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”

| Published on April 21, 2013

Streetsboro – Streetsboro High School is putting on the play “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” on April 26th and 27th. The play, which is a version written by Noah Smith rendition of the classic tale, is being directed by Streetsboro High School teacher Jim Boardwine. 

Streetsboro Tough Towner

| Published on April 1, 2013

Streetsboro – The City of Streetsboro will host the Tough Towner competition on April 20th. It will start and finish at Streetsboro City Park and the 4-mile course, which will also travel throughout school grounds, will include 25 obstacles such as a mud bog as well as a wall for …

Navigators USA announces Chapter opening in Streetsboro, Ohio

| Published on February 20, 2013

Streetsboro – Navigators USA, a co-ed, youth-adventure organization committed to opening minds and creativity through direct contact with nature, announces the formation of a new chapter in Streetsboro, Ohio. Robin Bossert, Executive Director, Navigators USA, welcomed the new chapter in an email sent to the founding committee members. “Pack your …

Streetsboro’s Thomas Heritage Park

| Published on February 6, 2013

Streetsboro – The City of Streetsboro has plans to update its new park, which was recently named Thomas Heritage Park via a vote by the residents last November. The name comes from Osman Thomas, who operated the property as a farm in the 1920s.
According to Mayor Glenn Broska, the land …

Free Water Testing in Streetsboro

| Published on February 6, 2013

Streetsboro – Author James Fennimore Cooper is quoted as saying, “The air, the water and the ground are free gifts to man and no one has the power to portion them out in parcels. Man must drink and breathe and walk and therefore each man has a right to his …

‘We Regret to Inform You’ Rocks Cleveland

| Published on January 31, 2013

CLEVELAND—“This next band isn’t from Streetsboro High School, it IS Streetsboro High School!” quipped emcee Jeff Kutz as he introduced Streetsboro’s own ‘We Regret to Inform You’ at the Tri-C® High School Rock Off on January 27th. All joking aside, Kutz wasn’t too far from the truth. Brought together in …

Health Effects of Fracking

| Published on January 16, 2013

Streetsboro – On Saturday, January 26, at 7:30 P.M., Concerned Citizens – Shalersville, will host Dr. Deborah Cowden, speaking on the Health Impacts of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Dr. Cowden, President of the Greene County Medical Society, currently serves as Clinic Physician at Knox County Health Department in Mount Vernon, …

Congressman-elect David Joyce Announces District Director

| Published on January 9, 2013

Washington DC – Congressman-elect David P. Joyce announced Portage County resident Nick Ciofani as his District Director:
“I’m very pleased to announce Nick Ciofani as my District Director,” said Congressman-elect Joyce. “Nick has worked in the district for several years and his extensive knowledge of northeast Ohio will allow our office …

Streetsboro Holiday Shop with a Cop

| Published on December 13, 2012

Streetsboro – The Streetsboro Police Department held its annual Holiday Shop with a Cop on Saturday, December 8th. Working in conjunction with Streetsboro City School District as well as officers who had knowledge of the needs of local families, forty-one children were selected to participate in the event.

Streetsboro Council Receives Flag From Soldiers

| Published on November 29, 2012

Streetsboro -One Streetsboro family had extra reason to celebrate this Thanksgiving; Carl Fischer Jr and his unit returned home November 16th, and should be home for the holidays.

Rockets to the Rescue!

| Published on November 20, 2012

Streetsboro – A conversation between friends on Facebook transformed into a whole community pulling together to help fellow Americans who have been suffering these past few weeks. On Sunday, November 11th, the community of Streetsboro held a benefit dinner at Stringz and Wingz to gather donations for the victims of …

Girls On The Run’s Upcoming Marathon

| Published on November 8, 2012

Streetsboro – Girls On The Run (GOTR), a national non-profit, after-school organization dedicated to helping girls strengthen not just their bodies, but also their characters, is holding a 5k marathon Sunday, November 11th at Blossom Music Center. The gates open at 8 a.m. 

DayBreak Lavender Farm, an Oasis for the Soul

| Published on July 20, 2012

Streetsboro – Just five minutes from the heart of Streetsboro, nestled within soft rolling hills, lies an oasis that few seem to know about, DayBreak Lavender Farm. The 14 acre farm boasts of colorful fields that contain 13 varieties of lavender, a 2 acre pond, woods to explore and an …