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Windham Township News

| Published on April 9, 2014

Windham  Twp. – Windham Township Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday April 3, 2014 with all trustees in attendance, along with the fiscal officer, seven residents and two guests.
The first item on the agenda after approving March’s expenditures and the minutes, was roads. The Road Supervisor Brian …

Community in Action Breaks Ground for Community Garden

| Published on April 3, 2014

Windham – Hope springs a new with Windham Community in Action’s (CIA) Community Garden of Hope. This past Saturday, Windham CIA held a ground breaking for their community garden that they will plant when the weather breaks.  Prior to the ground breaking ceremony, they held a name the garden contest …

Council Approves Use of Lot for Community Garden

| Published on March 27, 2014

Windham – Windham Village Council held their monthly meeting a week ahead of the original scheduled meeting to accommodate council members’ schedules. The meeting was called to order and the minutes, expenditures, bank reconciliation and safety report were presented and approved.

Fire Board Approves Renewal Levy for November Ballot

| Published on March 20, 2014

Windham – The WVFD Joint Fire Board held their regularly scheduled meeting on March 13, 2014 with all board members in attendance. The first items of business were to approve the minutes, the bank reconciliation and the expenditures.

Windham Trustees will not Appeal Judge Enlow’s Decision

| Published on March 14, 2014

Windham Twp. – Eight residents were in attendance at the Windham Township Trustees meeting on March 6, 2014 to see how the township conducts its business.
The meeting was called to order by the Chairman Dann Timmons. The trustees approved the minutes and the financial report before moving on to discuss …

Windham Historical Society News

| Published on March 12, 2014

Windham – The Windham Historical Society continues their busy 2014 schedule on Monday, March 17, at 7 PM in the Brick Chapel on North Main Street in Windham.

Activities Galore at Windham Library

| Published on March 9, 2014

Windham – Windham Library invites kids of all ages to its storytime on Mondays at 10:30 am.   Storytime is an opportunity for both the parent and child to spend some one-on-one time enriching the child’s environment with stories, music, finger plays and movement.

Residents Voice Concerns about Coach at BOE Meeting

| Published on March 9, 2014

Windham – The Windham Board of Education (BOE) meeting was held on February 27, 2014 with all board members in attendance. Darryl McGuire, president of the BOE called the meeting to order. Melissa Roubic reported that Maplewood will add an animal science program to the career center.  Dawn Kilgore gave …

Windham Village Retires Polichena’s Badge

| Published on March 9, 2014

Windham – The Windham Village Council meeting took on a sober note this past Tuesday as council retired the late dispatcher, Len Polichena’s badge number during the February council meeting.

Windham Township Salt Supply is Solid

| Published on February 12, 2014

Windham Twp. – While many townships, cities and municipalities are struggling to get road salt, Windham Township seems to have dodged that bullet for now. According to Road Supervisor Brian Miller they are currently doing all right with their salt supply after securing a delivery from the county engineer earlier …

Windham High School Honor Roll

| Published on February 6, 2014

9th Grade
*Cali Apthorpe, Ja’Mario Brown, Alexis Knight, Benjamin Knight, *Elizabeth Richmond, *Kathlyn Richmond, Erik Roche, Jacob Sheesley, Paige Simpson, *Mahlia Smith, Sara Taylor, *Holly Thompson
 
10th Grade
Tobie Barker, *Joseph Barnes, Chandler Bee, Christopher Chambers, Samantha Dean, *Tristan Hankins, Logan Hershberger, *Nicole James, *Brittany Knight, *Brooke Lissy, Jasmine Nevarez, Joseph Prasky, Alexia …

Windham Junior High Honor Roll

| Published on February 6, 2014

Grade Six
Jazelle Artman, Aiden Barker, Heavenly Cheatham, Paige Collins, Darah Fall, Abigail Forsythe, Samuel Howell, Landen Kiser, Brevin McCrae, Michael Priddy, Annetta Sanders, Victoria Showalter, Ashley Simmons, David Stout, Dawson Swearingen, Tyler Wiley
 
Grade Seven
Eugenia Brown, Nathan Carpenter, Garrett Cogar, Josh Forsythe, Madison Howes, Phillip Maiorca, Blake Eye, Mackenzie McLean, Trynity …

Windham Village Freezes Water Rates but Hikes Sewer Rates

| Published on February 6, 2014

Windham – Windham Village Council met for their regularly- scheduled meeting on January 27, 2014 with all council members present, along with fiscal officer Lloyd Billman, and solicitor Tom Reitz.
Council approved the minutes from the December 17, 2013 meeting and the minutes from the January 7, 2014 organizational meeting. They …

Windham BOE Welcomes New Members

| Published on January 29, 2014

Windham – The Windham Board of Education (BOE) met for their regularly scheduled meeting at Katherine Thomas Elementary School Thursday, January 23, 2014. All BOE members were in attendance along with Treasurer Samantha Pochedly. Superintendent Gregg Isler was excused from the meeting to coach the girl’s basketball game scheduled that …

Windham Fire District Holds Organizational Meeting

| Published on January 22, 2014

Windham – The W.V.F.D. Joint Fire District held their organizational meeting on January 9, 2014.  Board members in attendance included Ron Kilgore, Deb Blewitt, Dann Timmons and George Bengtson along with Fiscal Officer Jayme Neikirk.

Windham Township Trustees Hold Organizational Meeting

| Published on January 16, 2014

Windham Twp. -  The Windham Township Trustees held their organizational meeting on January 7, 2014.  All trustees and fiscal officer were present.  The board welcomed Rich Gano as a new trustee, replacing Jesse Wirick.  Dann Timmons was appointed chairman, with Brian Miller being appointed as vice-chairman.  Dann Timmons was appointed …

Windham History Class Visits State House

| Published on January 8, 2014

Windham – Windham High School sophomore US History students recently had the opportunity to take part in a trip to the Ohio State House. The trip was made possible by a grant from the Capitol Square Foundation with funding by Honda of American and Wal-Mart.

Windham Township Gets Ready for 2014

| Published on December 13, 2013

Windham Twp. – Windham township trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting with all trustees in attendance, along with the fiscal officer. Chairman of the Board Brian Miller called the meeting to order. The trustees approved the minutes from November’s meeting and the expenditures.  After a brief discussion, the trustee …

Windham Lights Parade a Success

| Published on December 13, 2013

Windham – Folks flocked to the streets and braved the bitter cold Sunday night to watch the first Winter Lights Parade sponsored by Community in Action for Windham (CIAFW). The event was held in conjunction with the Windham Community Church Fellowship Tree Lighting in the gazebo on the township green.

Tempers Flare at Windham Village Meeting

| Published on December 4, 2013

Windham -  Windham Village Council  met for their regularly-scheduled meeting with one board member delayed, by the weather; otherwise all other members were present. The meeting was called to order and council approved the minutes, expenditures, and the fire and police dispatcher’s report.
Mayor Rob Donham reported that the asbestos report …

Community in Action Hits the Ground Running

| Published on November 27, 2013

The Community in Action for Windham has been very busy since their inception, earlier this fall. The group was started with an idea to serve the community of Windham and its people.  This is being accomplished by helping those folks in need and to bring the community together as a …

Windham Village Council Holds Special Meeting

| Published on November 21, 2013

Windham – Windham Village Council called a special meeting for Tuesday November 12, 2013 at 6pm to finalize the financing of the new building and property they are purchasing at 9083 North Main Street Windham, Ohio.  That being said, the meeting did not start until after 7pm because they did …

Fire Board Approves Three for EMS Schooling

| Published on November 21, 2013

Windham – The WVFD Joint Fire District met for their regularly scheduled meeting recently with all board members present. Chairman Linda Rininger called the meeting to order. The board approved the minutes, the bank reconciliation and the expenditures for the month of October. 

Windham Youth Football Team wins Super Bowl

| Published on November 6, 2013

Windham – On October 26, 2013 the Bombers Junior Varsity Youth League Football Team was playing in the game of their young lives.  The team assembled at the Ed Liddle Field in Windham in front of a packed crowd and was ready to play the “Super Bowl” Game of the …

Windham Expresses Their Love for Maruf

| Published on October 30, 2013

Windham – It was a “Make a Difference Day” like no other in Windham, this past Saturday. It was a cold, blustery fall day, but that did not deter 200-plus folks from coming out to express their love and appreciation for Maruf Awad, owner of the local Sparkle Market in …

Windham Students Participate in Tinker Tour

| Published on October 9, 2013
Windham Students Participate in Tinker Tour

Windham – Students at Windham High School recently had the opportunity to meet the student free speech advocate that virtually all high school Government and US History students cite as a landmark case. Mary Beth Tinker was the lead plaintiff in the Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District. …

Windham Township News

| Published on October 9, 2013

Windham Twp – The Windham Township Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday October 3, 2013 with all trustees and fiscal officer present. Chairman of the Board Brian Miller called the meeting to order. The trustees approved the minutes from the previous meeting and the expenditures. Trustee Dann …

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 …

Windham Township Completes Major Road Repairs

| Published on September 11, 2013

Windham Twp. – Windham Township Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting on September 5, 2013 with all trustees and fiscal officer in attendance. The trustees approved the minutes, the expenditures, and the budget commission rates. 

WVFD Chief Explores Water Rescue Team

| Published on August 14, 2013

Windham – WFVD Joint Fire District Board met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the fire station on August 8, 2013 with two members having an excused absence. Dann Timmons filled in as chairman since the chairman and vice chairman were not in attendance.

Brick by Brick Honors Final-Four Baseball Teams

| Published on August 7, 2013

Windham -  The Brick by Brick Scholarship Committee will hold their annual fundraiser dinner this Saturday August 10, 2013 at Windham High School. Each year, the committee searches for the just the right person or group to honor at the dinner. The past honorees have been authors, local business people, …

Windham Township Approves Road Improvement Bids

| Published on August 7, 2013

Windham – Windham Township Trustees met on August 1, 2013 with all trustees and fiscal officer in attendance. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Brian Miller. The trustees approved the minutes and the expenditures before moving on to roads.

Windham Puts Renewal Levy on the November Ballot

| Published on August 5, 2013

Windham – The Windham Board of Education (BOE) met last Thursday at Katherine Thomas Elementary School for their regularly scheduled board meeting. The meeting was called to order by President Danny Burns.

Kelly-Miller Circus Rolls into Town

| Published on July 29, 2013

Windham – Excitement filled the air as youngsters and their families converged on the old Katherine Thomas site Saturday, to see the Kelly-Miller Circus, an event that is becoming an annual must–do event for area residents.
This year, the Kelly- Miller Circus is celebrating its 75th  Anniversary and in honor of …

W.V.F.D. Joint Fire District News

| Published on July 22, 2013

Windham – The W.V.F.D. Joint Fire District Board met for their regularly-scheduled meeting on Thursday July 11, 2013 at the fire station with four of the five board members and the fiscal officer in attendance.

Windham Considers the Use of Bio- Sealants for Roads

| Published on July 22, 2013

Windham Twp. -  The Windham Township Trustees met for a rescheduled meeting on July 9, 2013 at the town hall. The meeting was rescheduled due to the Fourth of July Holiday. The trustees present were Brian Miller and Dann Timmons, Trustee Jesse Wirick was absent due to an unforeseen event.  …

Windham High School Seeks Spanish Teacher

| Published on July 12, 2013

Windham – School may be out for the summer, but the Windham Board of Education (BOE) is continuing to work hard to get ready for the upcoming year. The BOE met recently at the elementary school with all members present. Principal Mike Chaffee introduced the new history teacher Terry Armstrong. …

Chips & Salsa Bids Windham Adios

| Published on July 12, 2013

Windham – Last fall, the entire community saw the sign, Mexican restaurant coming soon and it stirred up a buzz making folks anxious for its arrival in Windham. Finally, in February 2013 they opened their doors to the delight of the community. Tacos, burritos, tostadas, margaritas and more had everyone …

July Events at the Windham Library

| Published on July 11, 2013

Windham Library and the Renaissance Family Center invite everyone to a fun filled July.  We’ll start off being entertained with the magic of Drew Murray on Tuesday, July 16 at 12:30 p.m.  Kent State Summer Stock 2013 will be doing their theatrical performance of Puss & Boots on July 29 …

WFVD Outsourced Dispatch Service Up and Running

| Published on June 24, 2013

Windham – The WVFD Joint Fire Board met for their regularly scheduled meeting on June 13, 2013 with all board members and fiscal officer in attendance. The board approved the minutes, bank reconciliation and expenditures.  The board voted to ratify the amended contract with Ravenna City Dispatching Services.
Fire Chief Iwanyckyj …

Windham Township Trustee Meeting

| Published on June 17, 2013

Windham Twp. – Windham Township Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting June 6, 2013 with all board members present.  The trustees approved the minutes and expenditures. Commander Paul Fitzgerald was in attendance and asked if the American Legion could take over organizing and executing the Memorial Day Service in …

Windham Hires Two Part-Time Police Officers

| Published on June 9, 2013

Windham – Windham Village Council met for their regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday May 28, 2013 with all council members, fiscal officer, the mayor and the village solicitor in attendance.
Council approved the fiscal report, the minutes from the previous meeting and special meeting, and the fire, police and dispatchers reports as well. 

Dig Into Reading at Windham Library

| Published on June 9, 2013

Windham – Join us for a fun-filled summer at Windham Library.  School-age children are invited to “Dig into Reading”, Summer Reading Club 2013.  Registration starts Wednesday, May 29. We have a wonderful schedule of events planned to guarantee a summer filled with fun.  

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Windham High School

| Published on May 29, 2013

Windham – Tenth graders in Mrs. Tamara Brown’s classes just finished a series on the Holocaust, so she had made arrangements to have a Holocaust survivor speak to her class on his life in the concentration camps in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s. On Tuesday, May 15th the class …

Windham BOE Hires New Staff Members

| Published on May 29, 2013

Windham – The Windham Board of Education (BOE) meeting on May 23, 2013 was called to order by President Danny Burns. Board member William Hickman was not in attendance.  

The WVFD Joint Fire Board to Purchase Repeaters

| Published on May 15, 2013

Windham – The WVFD Joint Fire District met for the regularly scheduled meeting on May 8, 2013 with just enough members to have a quorum. The board approved the minutes from the special meeting on March 19, 2012 and their regular meeting held on April 18, 2013. They also approved …

Bigger and Better Than Ever…Windham’s PTO Carnival

| Published on May 15, 2013

This year the Windham PTO Carnival was bigger and better than ever.  We had our usual games set up in the gym with a huge prize selection for all of our winners as well as delicious treats and baskets for raffle in the cafeteria. 

Windham Police Will Enforce Local Ordinances

| Published on May 1, 2013

Windham – Windham Village Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting April 23, 2013 at 7 pm with all council members present.  Council approved the minutes from February, special meetings, regular March minutes, expenditures and the bank reconciliation.

Kali Hilfer wins $2000 for Windham’s Prom

| Published on May 1, 2013

Windham – Windham Board of Education (BOE) met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the board offices on April 25, 2013 with all board members present. The treasurer was unavailable for the meeting.
In student achievement, Kali Hilfer brought home 1st place out of over 20 schools represented in the banner …

RFC’s Alumni Games were a Slam Dunk!

| Published on April 24, 2013

Windham -  On Friday, April 19th area alumni from Windham, Garfield, Waterloo and Rootstown took to the basketball court in a four game contest to prove that  athletic skills don’t fade, but improve with age.