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Published: April 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Volunteers needed for annual weed pull

The Munroe Falls Park Board is looking for groups to help with the Annual Invasive Weed Pull on May 13 at 9 a.m. to clean up at Brust Park. Students can receive credit for community service hours by participating in this event. Goodie bags will be given to each student for their participation. Contact city hall for more details at 330-688-7491.

Stow Councilman to have office hours

Stow City Council Vice President Matt Riehl invites residents to attend his monthly office hours on April 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the second floor conference room at Stow City Hall. No appointment is necessary and everyone is invited to attend.

"I look forward to these monthly meetings," Riehl said. "It's one of the best ways to ensure that your voice is heard at city hall."

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Councilman Riehl is available to hear residents' issues, concerns, and ideas for the city of Stow. If you are unable to attend, Councilman Riehl encourages you to contact him by phone at 330-689-0343 or email at MRiehl@Stow.oh.us.

Vendors sought for Stow Community Farmers Market

Stow Community Farmers Market is looking for cheese, produce, fresh cut and potted plant vendors for this season that will run June 10 to Oct. 7 on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parkinglLot of the Stow Community Church at 1567 Pilgrim Drive in Stow. Interested vendors can contact Gary Aleman at 330-801-6573 or visit www.stowfarmersmarket.com.

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.

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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, 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.

Senator to have district office hours

State Senator Frank LaRose (R-Hudson) welcomes the citizens he represents to attend his district office hours in Northeast Ohio on April 15.

"There is nothing more effective than face to face discussions with the men and women I serve in Columbus about issues that are important in their lives. That is why since I was elected in 2010, I have held over 200 district office hour meetings throughout Summit, Wayne and Stark counties," said Senator LaRose. "By working together, we can solve problems and make our communities better places for all Ohio families."

No appointment is necessary. Office hours will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at Stow City Hall, 3760 Darrow Road, Stow.

If you have any questions, contact Senator LaRose's office at 614-466-4823 or www.OhioSenate.gov/LaRose/Contact.

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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