The present water tower that can be seen from State Route 14 will be demolished and replaced by a water tank that will be built by Tank Industry Consultants.
Streetsboro City Council is revving up its road game, freeing up money it already has and hoping the state comes through with more.
Assured by a report that Streetsboro is maxed out on hotels, motels and car washes, Mayor Glenn Broska on Oct. 23 said city leaders are drafting legally defensible legislation so that the city will be well positioned to handle future development.
The Ravenna School District is reaching out to the Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce and its members in hopes of creating a partnership designed to help Ravenna High School’s most at-risk seniors become work-ready before graduation in May.
Mayor Glenn Broska faces challenges by Jeff Fejes and write-in candidate Mohammad Shaikh. First elected in November 2011, Broska is currently serving his third term.
Two Portage County school districts are starting the year with armed teachers and staff.
The groundbreaking for Streetsboro’s new city center infrastructure project took place Sept. 21. There will be a splash park, an inclusive playground, restrooms and a new City Hall.
Balloon A-Fair will be held Thursday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 17. On Thursday, there will be a children’s parade downtown. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. at the corner of Prospect Street and Spruce Street. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. The mini marshal is Maddox Patterson. The parade theme is “Nothing But Blue Skies and Ravens Flying High.” Each child who signs up for the parade will receive a goody bag.
City council approved a conditional zoning certificate allowing the possibility of The Church in Aurora having a preschool, possibly starting this fall.
Portage Park District is hosting an array of programs this month. All programs require registration. All events are free, with the exception of the July 8 Headwaters Adventure Race. Visit Portage Park District’s website for registration and program information. Look for the “Things to Do” button at the top of the webpage.