The Suffield Board of Trustees met on Tuesday October 23rd before four Suffield residents.  Scott McBroom gave the Road Department report in which he said that the crew has been busy for the past month doing lots to wrap up the summer work and prepare for the winter months.  Included was hauling grit, painting the truck's frames, painting new stop bars at intersections and preparing to buy and receive winter salt.  Road closed imageMcBroom also said that the Henry Luli Construction Company was planning on closing Palm Road near the Mogadore Reservoir to first drain away the water near the existing culvert and then to installed a new and better situated culvert.  Unless weather causes a delay, Palm Road will be closed to all traffic from Friday October 26th until Tuesday October 30th.  (Editor's note:  Road work completed on Thursday November 1st.  Road re-opened)  McBroom also said that the boat ramp on Lanzinger Road is now permanently closed.  In its place there is a new ramp at the old campgrounds on Ticknor Road.

Trustee Jeff Eldreth read a letter from the Franklin Township trustees in which they expressed their appreciation to our trustee Tom Calcei for his leadership in resolving the recent division of Local Government Funds issue.  Trustee Jared Phillip congratulated the Field Falcons football team in their recent 38-20 win over the Springfield Spartans on October 12th.  The win ended Field's 18-game losing streak.  He also mentioned the Falcons loss last week when a two conversion, that would have tied the game against Cloverleaf, was short by literally two inches.  Even with their losses this year, the Falcons are clearly a much improved team.  Phillip also said that a representative of the Testa Companies plans to be at the next trustee meeting.  This is to discuss annexing some property from Suffield to Mogadore as part of the development plans for the old West Country Club.  

Jeff Eldreth said that there have been some break-ins in the Suffield area, including a B&E of the storage shed at the baseball fields.  He suggested that residents be aware of this and take precautions to lock doors and windows.  Jared Phillip said that Field Local Schools Superintendent David Heflinger is holding public meetings called "Questions and Coffee with the Superintendent".  They will be held at Suffeld Elementary on October 24th from 8:45 until 10:00 AM, at the Middle School on October 26th from 7:45 until 9:00 AM, at the High School on October 29th from 7:45 until 9:00 AM and at McDonalds in Brimfield on November 1st from 8:30 until 9:30 AM.  

The trustees changed the date of their next meeting.  The Trustees next meet on Monday November 12th at 8:30 PM.  The Zoning Commission meets on Wednesday November 14th at 7:00 PM.  There are no Board of Zoning Appeals hearings scheduled as of this date.  One other calendar item is the Lions Club's Candidates Night, which is Thursday October 25th.  Meet and greet will begin at 6:00 PM and presentations will begin at 7:00 PM.  This event will be held in the cafeteria of the Middle School.  And don't forget to have a supply of candy for this coming weekend as Suffield's Trick or Treat will be held on Sunday October 28th from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM. 

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Board of Zoning Appeals Hearing Is Scheduled

The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals has a hearing set for Tuesday January 22nd at 8:00 PM to hear a request from Tim Thomas.  Thomas wants to use the old Administration Building at 1273 State Route 43 as a used car lot. 

Leaf Dump Is Closed For The Year

Leaf Dump Was Closed On January 2nd

Many thanks to the resident at 558 Etter Road who has allowed residents to dump their leaves for the past several years.  The dump has closed for the 2018 season.

 

Local High School Basketball Scores & Schedules

Falcons Play Hard, But Lose To Coventry, Mogadore Drops Close One To Crestwood 67-64 

The Field Falcons (4-9) hosted the Coventry Comets (6-6) on Friday January 18th.  After an 8-8 score, the Falcons jumped out to a 17-8 lead, only to have the Comets come back and lead at the half 27-26.  The second half seesawed until the last couple minutes when Coventry took command.  This was the exact situation as the Falcons loss to Ravenna last week.  The highlights of the game belonged to the referring crew, who tossed out three spectators and called Field coach Dominique Sanders a technical foul for arguing a call.  Jacob Lupardus led Field with 21 points, while Jacob Gartner had eleven. 

On Friday January 18th the Mogadore (6-4) traveled to Mantua and lost to Crestwood 67-64.  The loss jeopardizes the Wildcats chances in the Portage Trail Conference County Division, where they now have three losses.

Field Girls Lose Third In Row, Mogadore Loses Again

On Wednesday January 16th the Field (10-5) girls went to Norton and were beaten by the Panthers 47-26.  It was the third loss in a row for the Falcons.  Maria Sziva scored eight for Field.  So sure was Norton coach Brian Miller that his team would prevail, he took three of his players from the far end of his bench and started them.  The Falcons didn't play particularly well and were constantly plagued by traveling calls, errant passes, or some players refusal to pass at all.   The Panthers had beaten the Falcons 71-32 back on November 13th, so the 21 point loss was an improvement from a strictly numbers perspective. 

On Wednesday January 16th the Mogadore girls hosted the Tigers of Lake Center Christian School and lost 60-39, dropping their record to 1-14.

The Field girls game against Crestwood scheduled for Saturday January 19th has been postponed until Monday January 28th at 7:00 PM.

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Historical Society Elects New Officers

The Suffield Township Historical Society met on Sunday December 9th and elected new officers.  John Saxe was elected president, Elizabeth Vence treasurer and Bev Persons secretary.  The STHS also voted to purchase new signs for the outside of the museum at a cost of $327.  They also voted to give Suffield Township $1,000 towards the purchase of the proposed electronic sign that will be placed in front of the historic Town Hall.  Township trustee Tom Calcei was on hand to accept a check for $1,000 from president John Saxe and treasurer Elizabeth Vence.  Also on the agenda was the creation of a fundraiser this coming March.  They have planned to sponsor a "Chili Cook Off" to be held in the Town Hall.  More details on this later.

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License Plate Renewals

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Suffield Township Website Passes 280,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of December 28, 2018, Suffield Township's website had 280,006 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 313.50 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

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