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The fourth annual Antiques Rogues Show fundraiser is Tuesday, April 17 at Silver Run Winery, 376 Eastern Road, Doylestown.
Doors open at 6 p.m. with the show beginning at 6:30 for a wine and food pairing event with antique appraisals by Eric Pandrea. $5 per item. There will also be a silent auction.
The cost is $25 for guests and $20 per members of the Chippewa-Rogues Hollow Historical society.
Tickets are available pre-sale only. Call 330-289-7252 or use PayPal at
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Drug take back visits Norton
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Drug Take-Back-Day in Norton will be Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Norton Police Department has partnered with The Medicine Shoppe at 3300 Greenwich Road, Suite 14 as the place to drop off all unwanted and expired medications at The Medicine Shoppe.
A police officer will be present to box up all medication collected which will be destroyed in a safe, environmentally friendly procedure. Also, Deterra medication disposal bags will be available for residents.
Unwanted firearms and ammunition will be collected to be destroyed.
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The City of Norton will be taking legal action to recover money for repair of damage caused by a cement truck on Houston Road.
City council, April 9, approved hiring the legal firm of DeCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder to recover damages from Orrville Trucking and other unnamed defendants to repair or replace portions of the street damaged in October, 2017. The damage occurred after the truck got stuck and peeled back some of the road surface has it was being freed, according to city officials.
After a public hearing council approved rezoning properties at 3296 Cleveland Massillon Road and 3078 Jackson Drive in the Loyal Oak neighborhood so the properties can be purchased and operated by Advanced Quality Lawn.
Norton Law Director Justin Markey and Suzanne Boyer were confirmed for two-year terms on the city’s Board of Income Tax Review. Also, a contract with Engineering Associates was approved for services in connection with the Eastern Road water line extension at a cost not to exceed $49,000.
Council concluded the public portion of the meeting by going into executive session to discuss preparations for negotiations with public employees. Council President Scott Pelot stated no further business would be conducted after conclusion of the executive session.
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See the Grand Canyon by train
Barberton Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Great Trains and Grand Canyons trip featuring five nights in Sedona, Arizona.
The six day trip will depart March 18 and return Marcy 23. The cost is $2,150 per person sharing a double room with a booking discount. The regular rate will run $2,250 per person double.
Tour highlights include two rail journeys (Grand Canyon Railway and Verde Canyon Railroad), Grand Canyon National Park, Oak Creek Canyon, Black Bart’s Steakhouse, Sedona Trolley Tour, Chapel of the Holy Cross, Tlaquepaque and Uptown Sedona, Montezuma Castle, Jerome, a chuck wagon supper and show and Old Town Scottsdale.
The tour includes roundtrip airfare from Cleveland, five nights in one hotel, all sightseeing and admissions on the itinerary, eight meals, hotel transfers, professional tour director, motor coach transportation and baggage handling.
Detailed itineraries are available at the parks offices, 500 W. Hopocan Ave. Reservations and payment for trips must be made in advance. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For information call 330-848-6653.
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Akron Detectives are investigating the death of an 18 year old male that was found with a fatal gunshot.
Shortly before 4 p.m. this afternoon, officers responded to the 900 block of Snyder Street for a shooting. When officers arrived, they found an 18 year old male in the back yard with a fatal gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on scene.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending positive identification and family notifications.
No suspect(s) have been identified.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (Crimes). Callers can remain anonymous.
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Barberton High School is hosting School Safety Night for parents to learn about initiatives to keep students safe.
March 21, there will be several session offered. From 5:30-6:10 p.m., attendees will choose between a presentation about social media with two University of Akron doctors in room A150 or one about ALICE drills presented by BHS School Resource Officer (SRO) Marty Eberhart in the media center.
From 6:15-6:55 p.m., there will be three sessions to choose from one about Sandy Hook Promise in A150, suicide prevention in the media center and Cool 2 Be Kind presented by DECA in room A104.
The event will end with a discussion from 7-8 p.m. in the theater with Superintendent Jeff Ramnytz, district principals, SROs and Chief Vince Morber.
Before and in between session, stop at information tables from Pastoral Counseling, i C.A.R.E. Mentoring, WatchDogs, PTA, Sandy Hook Promise and more.
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The community is invited to attend BACM Food Pantry’s first fundraiser of the year, Whimsy and Wine Paint Night, Thursday, March 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Silver Run Vineyard and Winery in Doylestown. The cost is $45 per painter. Price includes all painting materials needed, along with hors d’oeuvres. Beverages will be available for purchase. No outside drinks are permitted. For tickets, call 330-745-3693.
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Shakespeare visits Hollywood
The Canal Fulton Players will present the hilarious, raucous comedy “Shakespeare in Hollywood” by Ken Ludwig, March 9-11 and 16-18.
This Samuel French Inc. production deals with the making of the 1935 version of “Midsummer Night's Dream” by William Shakespeare.
Complete with arguing puppets, donkey heads and a rabid censor, this play will make you laugh until your sides hurt. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday performances are at 3 p.m.
Pine View Acres Theatre is at 4194 Butterbridge Road, North Lawrence which is at the corner of Butterbridge and Orrville Roads. It used to be Grace Bible Church. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors. For tickets and information call at 330-494-1022 .
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