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Community Notes (July 31, 2016)

Published: August 7, 2016 12:00 AM

Upcoming meetings

The Munroe Falls City Council committees will meet Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Stow City Council will meet Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. with committee meetings preceding.

Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education will meet Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in the library at Stow-Munroe Falls High School.

Hydrant flushing in Munroe Falls to begin

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The city of Munroe Falls will be flushing hydrants Aug. 8 through Sept. 9. Residents are advised to check for possible sediment or discoloration during this time and allow water to run until clear before laundering. For questions, call City Hall at 330-688-7491.

Munroe Falls

Farmers Market now open

The Munroe Falls Farmers Market is now open on Tuesdays through Sept. 27 from 3 until 6 p.m. at Brust Park.

There are 12 vendors participating.

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The Farmers Market Association is seeking vendors for meat, certified organic produce, eggs, orchard growers, candy and cheese producers. For more information, contact City Hall at 330-688-7491.

Stow Farmers

Market open

The Stow Community Farmers Market at the Stow Community United Church of Christ will be open on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to Oct. 8, rain or shine. Anyone interested in becoming a vendor should contact Judy in the church office at 330-688-8927. The market is especially wanting to encourage vendors selling homegrown fruits and vegetables, and cheese.

The church is on Pilgrim Drive in Stow, one block from Graham Road behind the Briarwood Nursing Home.

Office hours planned

Munroe Falls Councilmen Michael "Mike" Barnes and John Hegnauer will each have public office hours.

On the second Saturday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Councilman Barnes will be at the Morning Owl Coffeehouse. 297 N. Main St. in Munroe Falls.

Councilman Barnes welcomes the opportunity to answer questions and hear the concerns of all Munroe Falls citizens. Those not able to attend can contact Councilman Barnes directly 330-328-2382 or email Councilman_Barnes@Yahoo.com.

Councilman John Hegnauer will continue to have public office hours on the last Saturday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. at McDonald's, 12 Munroe Falls Ave. in Munroe Falls.

Citizens are encouraged to use these office hours as an opportunity to connect with local government. Councilman Hegnauer will be available to answer questions and hear concerns about the community.

"I look forward to hosting another year of office hours," Hegnauer said. "Please feel free to visit me during my office hours, call me at 330-573-9190, email jhegnauer@gmail.com, or follow me on Facebook and Twitter."

Section of Bike & Hike Trail closed in Stow

A .6-mile section of the Bike & Hike Trail, between Sowul Boulevard and Norton Road in Stow, will be closed until early 2017. The Ohio Department of Transportation and the city of Stow are replacing a bridge on Route 91 with a tunnel. The Stow project is similar to a recently completed trail tunnel replacement under Akron-Cleveland Road in Boston Heights. For more information, call 330-867-5511.

The 34-mile Bike & Hike Trail travels southeast from Sagamore Hills to Munroe Falls and Stow.

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