Daily Archives: October 25, 2011

Beamer to speak at Nov. 6 Orrville rally

By PAUL LOCHER

Staff Writer

ORRVILLE DISTRICT — Planning for what is expected to be a major patriotic event at Orrville High School next month got under way in a major way Monday.

Students, administrators and community leaders huddled with members of the Flight 93 Memorial and Halo organizations to begin putting the finishing touches on plans for a fundraising rally featuring David Beamer, father of Todd Beamer, one of the 40 heroes who on 9/11 took control of an airliner that was on its way to crash into the U.S. Capitol and flew it into the ground in a remote area near Shanksville, Pa.

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Family still looking for missing teen

Family still looking for missing teen

Filed by Danielle Orr July 30th, 2011 in News, Top Stories.

MEDINA — Tami Cassidy sits in a Medina restaurant with a hot cup of coffee in front of her and her mother, Marilyn Johnson, at her side.

Johnson reaches over from time to time to cup her daughter’s hands when Cassidy chokes back the tears that want to flow.
“I won’t allow myself to do this,” Cassidy said, taking a swipe at her eyes.

Cassidy said she has been through the wringer in recent years. She worked for six years to gain custody of her daughter, Crystal Dials, and Crystal moved in with her in February 2010.

Now Cassidy finds herself back to square one because the 17-year-old is listed as a runaway after reportedly leaving with her 22-year-old boyfriend, Cory Timbs, the night of April 3.

She hasn’t been heard from since.

Main rule at P. Graham Dunn pond is throw ‘em back

By LAURA SIEDLECKI

Staff Writer

DALTON– P. Graham Dunn is no longer limited to purchasing personalized gifts, it’s now the place to be for a good time.

Residents from all over enjoyed the first weekend of fall with the fishing derby, coffee, hot chocolate and treats. With a $1 registration fee per child and bait available for purchase, the inexpensive event was fun and relaxing for the whole family.

P. Graham Dunn has opened its pond for anyone who’s interested in fishing, as long as they throw them back in the pond.

Todd Krist, retail manager, said they put about 2,500 blue gill and bass fish in the pond and they feed them about twice per day.

“There are plenty of fish and they’re hungry,” he added.

Main rule at P. Graham Dunn pond is throw 'em back   Main rule at P. Graham Dunn pond is throw 'em back   Main rule at P. Graham Dunn pond is throw 'em back

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Haunted Halloween Hayrides

October 23, 2011
     

By LINDA HALL

Staff Writer

WOOSTER — “Double, double, toil and trouble” and witches’ brew aplenty highlighted G-rated spooky entertainment at Freedlander Park’s Haunted Halloween Hayrides during the second night of their run on Saturday evening.

Put on by the Wooster Kiwanis Club and volunteers from other organizations and the community, the Halloween event “was shooting for 3- to 10-year-olds,” said organizer G. Chip Johnson.

Scenes acted out along the road through the woods were “not gory,” he said, but rather “spooky fun — fun for the whole family.”

Accidental entrepreneurs are thriving on new challenges

Accidental entrepreneurs are thriving on new challenges
Jim Sattler never imagine he would be running a business that turns swine manure into asphalt-like products, but that’s what he’s been doing since retiring from a polymer distribution business last year.
2011-10-08, 05:28:41

A moment with the Mayor

I am pleased to tell you that Fred Stone of West Sunset Drive in Rittman is our Green for Green recycling winner this week, good job!

The idea behind recycling is to keep as much waste material out of our landfills as possible. There is limited space for trash landfills so we must all do our part to not fill them up.

Leaves, grass clippings and other yard wastes are materials that should be diverted away from our landfills. The City of Rittman does a monthly pick up of branches and limbs on the first Wednesday of each month. The branches and limbs are ground up into mulch and used in certain landscaping projects. Call City Hall to schedule a pick up at your house, 330-925-2045.

Rittman Mayor Bill Robertson
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Wayne College options grow for high school students

By LINDA HALL

Staff Writer

ORRVILLE — As the postsecondary enrollment option program is growing among students eager to get ahead on their college degree, so are the number of students participating in the program through the University of Akron Wayne College.

“New student enrollment reached an all-time high in the fall 2011 semester,” said Wayne College’s manager of community relations, Regina Schwartz, based on an increase in incoming high school graduates and high school PSEOP and College Academy students.

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Stamp enthusiasts get together to display collections at WOOPEX show

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By LINDA HALL

Staff Writer

WOOSTER — Don’t touch the kids’ stuff was a message on a bin of free stamps, meant especially for any young stamp collectors at WOOPEX 2011.

The Wooster Stamp Club held its annual event over the weekend at Ida Sue School on Oldman Road in Wooster.

Anyone is welcome to join at any time, club members said, and younger members are sought.

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Burbank leaders want to move a portion of the village that falls within Congress Township’s limits into Canaan Township.

The commissioners also dealt with another resolution dealing with township boundary lines.

Burbank leaders want to move a portion of the village that falls within Congress Township’s limits into Canaan Township.

The Canaan Township fire department responds to the portion of Burbank village that is in Congress Township, which includes about 45 properties. The village would like to have the Canaan Township boundary changed to include that part of the village, in order to receive the tax dollars from all of the residents they serve.

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Rittman Township newest addition to Wayne

By BOBBY WARREN

Staff Writer

WOOSTER — Come Dec. 31, there will be a new township in Wayne County: Rittman Township.

The commissioners gave their approval to a petition submitted by Rittman Law Director G. Kevin Bower establishing the new township to match the corporation limits.

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