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Emotions Run High As Fate of Newton Falls Community Center Uncertain

Newton Falls - As everyone in this area knows, the Ravenna Arsenal (known as the Ravenna Ordnance Plant at the time) played a major role in the massive munitions manufacture during WWII. Less well known is the vitally important role played by our area’s USO facilities constructed specifically to provide a recreational and social outlet for the thousands of...

First-Responders Honored at Early Thanksgiving Dinner

Newton Falls - Though the officially designated holiday observance for Thanksgiving is still several days away, the season for celebrating gratitude is already well-represented thanks to a recent event held at the First Congregational Church in Newton Falls. During a weekend that honored those who have fought for our country, the church recognized an additional group of hometown heroes that...

Newton Falls Village Council Report

Newton Falls - Council met on Monday November 7 with all but one member in attendance. After the call to order and Pledge of Allegiance, Mayor Waddell led an open discussion on council’s recent trip to Columbus for the Ohio Municipal League meeting. Council members shared what they learned while attending different sessions and how the meeting impacted them. For...

Amazing Support For Backpack Program

Newton Falls - The Newton Falls Community Backpack Program continues to provide supplemental food and a book for qualifying K-6 students at Newton Falls Elementary and Middle Schools every week. The support of the community keeps this program going, and it is appreciated. Thank you, everyone, so much for continuing to care about our young people.  You are all setting...

News from Newton Falls Council

Newton Falls - City Council’s first meeting for 2017 was held Monday January 9. Mayor Waddell called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a moment of silence. Mayor Waddell addressed the recent articles about the annexation. He explained how the city has worked with Braceville for the past twenty years to create a...

Newton Falls Village Council Report

“You can continue to ignore reality, but you cannot continue to ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.” – Ayn Rand Newton Falls - After the call to order and Pledge of Allegiance the roll was taken. Mayor Waddell was excused because of an illness. All but one other council member was there. There was a special presentation by Mr. Pat...

News from Newton Falls Council

Newton Falls - The February 6, 2017 meeting was called to order then everyone in attendance was asked to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. On the wall directly behind council is the seal of the city. On the seal is the city motto, “Working Toward A Better Tomorrow.” Mayor Waddell gave opening remarks and...