Suffield Township Board of Trustees meetings are some of the better attended meetings in the county.  A typical crowd is usually ten to twelve residents.  Tonight the number swelled to fifteen as the trustees held their monthly "bill paying meeting".  Of course they signed checks to pay bills, but they also discussed several items of concern.  

Trustee Tom Calcei spoke on the Fire Department's Open House held this past Sunday, saying it was a rousing success with about 500 attendees and great weather.  He also mentioned that the ambulance that was scheduled for warranty repainting had to be rescheduled and will not be done for several more weeks, but in the meantime the ambulance is still here in the township and available for calls.  Calcei also spoke about the Portage County Budget Commission's meetings on finding a fair and equitable manner to distribute "Local Government Funds" to all the political subdivisions.  Calcei motioned, and trustee Jeff Eldreth seconded, a resolution asking the county budget commission accept the township's plan for distributing the local government funds.  The resolution passed 3-0.

Jeff Eldreth wanted to remind everyone that the township LEAF DUMP is now open at 558 Etter Road.  He also wanted to remind everyone that no one should go there after sundown.  There is also caution tape placed on the Etter Road property which is posted to show an area where leaves should not be dumped.  Eldreth also said he would have the Road Department look into a complaint of a view obstruction on Martin Road at Randolph Road.

Two residents who live on Martin Road at Garner Drive attended the meeting to complain about the excessive amount of light the the streetlight in front of their home casts.  David Vartenuk said he has already been in contact with Dana Heffner at First Energy and they have a received a shield to reduce the amount of light and hope to install it sometime this or next week.   

Trustee Chairman David Vartenuk called upon Adam Bey to report on zoning issues.  There were no new problems, but the old ones were being worked on.  Some progress is being made on the derelict property on Carriage House Lane, the old Copeland's Landing property is a little better, but still a mess, the lawns at the corner of Waterloo Road and Inglewood Drive and the property at 81 Bolender Road still need mowed.  Nothing new to be reported on the cleanup of the old Monarch-Teledyne property. 

The trustees meet again on Tuesday October 24th at 7:00 AM.  The Zoning Commission meets on Wednesday October 11th at 7:00 PM, and the Board of Zoning Appeals has two hearings coming up, but no dates have been set for either.

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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.

2018 Laugh at the Lake flyer

 

First Energy Gives Reminder Of Energy Assistance

Dana Heffner sent a reminder from First Energy about programs that the utility company has which might help a family struggling to meet their tight budgets.  (Click here to see what is offered)

 

 

 

 

Local High School Basketball

Mogadore Survives Late G-Men Run, Field Wins Fourth In A Row, Downing Ravenna 62-59

On Friday evening the Garrettsville G-Men came into Mogadore a decided underdog.  The Wildcats allowed the G-Men to hang around, a cardinal sin in basketball.  With about a minute to go in the game the G-Men, who had gotten hot from the field, closed to the score to 71-69, but four free throws by junior Kyle Coffman and one by Lukas Swartz iced the game.  Coffman had 21 points, Swartz 19 and Conner Kerr 17.  The Wildcats closed the regular season 17-5 and 14-0 in the PTC-County Division.  They play their first tournament game next Friday (March 2nd) at home at 7:00 PM.   Also on Friday evening, the Field Falcon boys closed out the regular season in fine fashion by beating the home-standing Ravenna Ravens 62-59 in overtime.  It was Field 's fourth win in a row and brings their record to a more respectable 10-12 overall and 6-8 in the PTC-Metro Division.  They open the post-season at Norton on Tuesday February 27th at 7:00 PM.  The Field Falcon girls ended their season with a 40-30 loss to the Northwest Indians in Canal Fulton.  They posted a 3-9 Portage Trail Conference-Metro Division record and were 4-18 overall.  The Lady Falcons were seeded 11th in the Uniontown District and Northwest was seeded 6th.

Paige Halliwill Leads Wildcats Past East Canton 58-47    

The Mogadore Wildcat girls beat the East Canton Hornets 58-47 on Saturday afternoon as Paige Halliwill scored a career high of 28 point, including 12 of 15 at the charity line.  They advance to play the winner of the Dalton/Lake Center Christian School game.  That game will be in Wednesday February 28th at 7:00 PM at the faraway Norwayne High School.             .....   Click here to see the schedules and scores.

 

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 180,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of February 23, 2018, Suffield Township's website had 180,214 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 209 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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