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Community Notes

Published: February 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Upcoming meetings

Munroe Falls City Council will meet Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.

The Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education will meet Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at Kimpton Middle School.

Stow City Council will meet Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in Stow City Council Chambers. Committee meetings will precede the regular Council meeting.

County Councilman to host district office hours

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Summit County Councilmember John Schmidt, District 2 has announced that he will host public office hours on Feb. 23 between 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St., Cuyahoga Falls. Councilman Schmidt will be available to answer questions and hear concerns from constituents. District 2 includes most of the city of Cuyahoga Falls, the city of Munroe Falls, and portions of Akron including East Akron, Goodyear Heights and North Hill.

For more information, contact the Summit County Council Office at 330-643-2725.

State rep to host district office hours

State Representative Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) today announced that she will be having district office hours in March. No appointment is necessary for these office hours and everyone is encouraged to participate.

"It is important that I take the opportunity to connect with the residents of the 37th Ohio House District," Rep. Roegner said. "These office hours will provide a valuable chance for my constituents to speak with me about their concerns and how I can best serve them in Columbus."

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The office hours will be March 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Twinsburg Public Library, Bissell Historical Room,10050 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg.

If unable to attend the office hours, contact her office by phone at 614-466-1177 or by email at Rep37@ohiohouse.gov.

Munroe Falls Farmers Market seeking vendors

The Munroe Falls Farmers Market will kick off the season on Tuesday, June 13, from 3 until 6 p.m. at Brust Park on Route 91 in Munroe Falls. The Market will take place every Tuesday through Oct. 10.

The Farmers Market Association is seeking vendors for meat, certified organic produce, eggs, orchard growers, candy and cheese producers. For more information, visit the Farmers' Market link on www.munroefalls.com or contact either Chris Santee at 330-554-2491 or City Hall at 330-688-7491.

Munroe Falls Councilmen have public office hours

On the second Saturday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Councilman Mike 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 to connect with local government. Councilman Hegnauer will be available to answer questions and hear concerns about the community.

You can also reach him at 330-573-9190, email jhegnauer@gmail.com, or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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


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