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Community Notes

Published: October 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Upcoming meetings

Stow Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 in Council Chambers in City Hall.

Munroe Falls City Council committees will meet Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers in City Hall.

Stow City Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Oct. 13 in Council Chambers in City Hall. Committee meetings will precede the meeting.

Trick or Treat set

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for Oct. 29

Trick or Treat will be Oct. 29 in both Stow and Munroe Falls: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Stow and 6 to 8 p.m. in Munroe Falls.

The annual Trick or Treat Street event at Stow City Hall will be Oct. 28 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Children are invited to come to City Hall in costume and enjoy sidewalk chalk, treats and meet and greet the Snow Queen, Princess Beauty and more.

Upcoming schedule for Munroe Falls firing range

Munroe Falls Police Chief Jerry Hughes announces the firing range is scheduled to be utilized on the following dates: Oct. 12, 19, 20, 21 and 26.

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Unused meds can be dropped off at police station

The Munroe Falls Police Department has added a D.U.M.P (Dispose of Unused Medications Properly) Box inside the Police Station Lobby at 43 Munroe Falls Ave. for the use by citizens. With the current drug epidemic in Summit County, and prescription medication being a serious problem especially with youth, the department would like to provide a safe and easy way for residents to dispose of unused medications. Here are the guidelines for using the box:

Keep the medicines in their original containers.

Mark out the name and address.

Make sure all lids are closed tightly.

Secure the medications inside a sealable plastic bag.

This box is for pills, capsules, or liquid medicines -- syringes cannot be accepted.

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Farmers Market extends season

The Munroe Falls Farmers Market will be extended through Oct. 11. The market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. at Brust Park.

For more information, contact City Hall at 330-688-7491.

State senator to host district office hours

State Sen. Frank LaRose (R-Hudson) welcomes residents to attend his district office hours on Oct. 15 from 9 to 10 a.m. at Stow City Hall, 3760 Darrow Road in Stow. LaRose represents Wayne and portions of Summit and Stark counties in northeast Ohio.

No appointment is necessary.

Councilmen announce Office Hours

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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