WWII Women FlyersRay Hoffman, noted World War II historian, will speak to the Suffield Township Historical Society on Monday April 17th at 7:00 PM as the acclaimed "Speaker Series"   continues.  A DVD presentation about the WASPS (Women's Air Force Service Pilots) will precede Hoffman's talk.  He will happily take questions.  Doors to the Fire House Community Room open at 6:30 PM.  There will be a very short business session before Hoffman takes the podium for his presentation at 7:00 PM.  Some light refreshments will be available.

The Historical Society also invites the public to view the museum, now that the recent renovation has been completed.  The museum is located in the building that was the original fire station for Suffield's Fire Department, which was founded in 1942.  By 1971, a larger and newer fire station was needed, so one was built on Waterloo Road where the current Fire House parking lot is now situated.  The original fire station was used by the Road Department from 1971 until the township trustees leased the building to the Suffield Township Historical Society for use as a museum.  Thousands of dollars and many, many hours of work by volunteers have been spent on this project to make Suffield's museum one of the finest non-publicly-supported facilities of its kind in the Akron-Canton area.  This most recent renovation, which includes new shelving, cabinets and counters, was done by Gary Apitz, Gino Calcei, Ken Durick, Tom Mencer and Ralph Wise.  As with all projects, a certain cost is involved.  To raise necessary funds for improvements, the Historians will have their annual "Plant Sale" on Friday & Saturday, May 12 &13th in front of the museum from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Donation of plants would be greatly appreciated.  Call president Judy Calcei at 330-606-5127 for information.

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BZA Grants Variance To Allow Accessory Building

The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals met on July 17th and voted 5-0 to allow Craig & Lisa Dunlap to build an accessory building on their lot at 378 Weakland Road.  They will be required to obtain a building permit for the primary residence before starting construction on the accessory building.  This has been a contentious issue in the township for many years.  Andy Grow made the motion to allow the accessory building, which was then seconded by Leo Weakland.

 

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Spring S.T.H.S. Newsletter Has Been Published 

Read the Spring edition of the Suffield Township Historical Society newsletter.  Click on the "Society Newsletters" at the bottom of this page.

 

License Plate Renewals

When buying new license plates, or renewing them, be sure the registrar at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles knows that you live in Suffield Township.  If you simply state your address as Mogadore, the road tax funds, which should go to Suffield Township, will go to Mogadore Village, due to your zip code.  Keep your tax money in the township!

 

Suffield Township Website Has 220,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of July 29, 2018, Suffield Township's website had 220,056 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 225 per day.  Thanks for taking a look at "suffieldtownshipohio.com".  Tell your friends about us.

 

 

 

 

 

Wingfoot Lake State Park

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Wingfoot Lake State Park is Suffield's only park.   It was opened by the Ohio State Parks & Recreation Department in 2009.  Goodyear had operated the park since the 1960's as a private playground for its employees and for corporate retreats.  As the company footprint grew smaller in the Akron area Goodyear decided to close the park in 2006.  To learn more about the park, such as rental of the facilities, visit the park's website:  http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/wingfootlake

Town Hall Rental

The historic Suffield Town Hall can be rented by residents and non-residents for various events.

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