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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Community Notes (March 19, 2017)

Village centennial celebration plans underway Volunteers are planning for the village of Silver Lake's 100th birthday celebration in 2018. Silver Lake was incorporated as a village in 1918. Nancy Gray is chairing the centennial committee.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Parks & Recreation News (March 19, 2017)

Ballroom Nights The Cuyahoga Falls Parks and Recreation Department is offering Ballroom Nights at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., on March 24. The event includes a light snack, music and a dance lesson provided by John and Pam Burton. Come have fun and meet new people.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls Garden Club to meet 

Munroe Falls Garden Club to meet Munroe Falls Garden Club extends a cordial invitation to join members at the first meeting of the season at Lehner Community Center, 35 South River Road, Munroe Falls, on March 27 at 11 a.m.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls Farmers Market seeking vendors

Munroe Falls Farmers Market seeking vendors The Munroe Falls Farmers Market will kick off the season on Tuesday, June 13, from 3 until 6 p.m. at Brust Park on Route 91 in Munroe Falls. The Market will take place every Tuesday through Oct. 10.

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Cuyahoga Falls man wins gold medal at Special Olympics figure skating competition
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls man wins gold medal at Special Olympics figure skating competition

Bob Belvedere of Cuyahoga Falls won the gold medal in the Level 2 Men's Free Skating competition in the Special Olympics at the Kent State Ice Rink Feb. 2. He also won the Crystal Star Barb Fowler Award for ice skating at the Summit County Special Olympics Sports Banquet at Guy's Party Center Nov.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Program series on Gorge Metro Park continues March 30

Summit Metro Parks is hosting special programs every month in or about Gorge Metro Park, located in Cuyahoga Falls and Akron, where there is a push to remove an obsolete 105-year-old concrete dam.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Register for Mother's Day 5K 

Register for Mother's Day 5K The 6th annual Mother's Day 5K is May 14 at 8 a.m., at Munroe Falls Metro Park (521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls), where participants can run, jog or walk to celebrate Mom. Take advantage of discounted pricing by registering early.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Group for widows, widowers meets for meals 

Group for widows, widowers meets for meals A New Beginning, a social group for widows and widowers (all ages), will meet for breakfast and conversation every Saturday at 9 a.m. at Thano's Restaurant, 71 - 5th St., SE., Barberton.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Society seeking vendors for Harvest Festival 

Society seeking vendors for Harvest Festival Stow Historical Society is now accepting vendor applications for the annual Harvest Festival which will take place Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. If interested in participating, visit www.stowhistory.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Swim passes on sale starting April 1 

Swim passes on sale starting April 1 Season passes go on sale April 1 for lake swimming in two Metro Parks. Passes offer access to the beach areas in Munroe Falls Metro Park in Munroe Falls and Silver Creek Metro Park in Norton, May 27 through Aug. 13. Both areas are open 11 a.m.

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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Coffee with Editor is April 10

Coffee with the Editor with Cuyahoga Falls News-Press Editor Phil Keren will take place April 10 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St. Stop by to share feedback on the paper or story ideas.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Datebook (March 19, 2017)

March 20 Cuyahoga Falls City Council, 6:30 p.m., Natatorium, 2345 Fourth St. Silver Lake Village Council, 7 p.m., Village Hall, 2961 Kent Road March 21 Cuyahoga Falls Planning Commission, 5:30 p.m., Natatorium, 2345 Fourth St. Woodridge Board of Education, 6 p.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

'Rose Project' spring distribution dates set 

'Rose Project' spring distribution dates set The Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation "Rose Project" will be distributing free prom dresses and accessories at Reidinger Middle School located at 77 W. Thornton St., Akron. Donations will also be accepted at this time.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Bulletin Board (March 19, 2017)

Fish Fry events take place every Friday during Lent The annual Lenten Fish Fry takes place every Friday during Lent at the Charles Faust American Legion Post 281. Dinners run from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Serving both Haddock and Lake Perch dinner options - plus, other dinner choices.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Preschool Notes (March 19, 2017)

Immaculate Heart of Mary hosts event March 22 Bright Beginnings Pre-Kindergarten invites community members to Bedtime Books on March 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary School 2859 Lillis Drive, Cuyahoga Falls. All 3, 4, 5 year olds are invited.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Y-Notes (March 19, 2017)

Summer Day Camp Registration for Summer Day Camp at the Riverfront YMCA is currently underway. Camp is offered from May 30 through Aug. 11 for children who have completed Kindergarten through age 12. Register before April 15 and the registration fee is waived.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Zane's Foundation offers annual fundraiser, Casino Night on April 28

Zane's Foundation Inc. is hosting its Seventh Annual Spring Fundraiser & Casino Night to support its mission to provide services to children and adults with special needs on April 28 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at The Tangier. "Get a Clue: A Real Who Dun it?

Playing for a good cause
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Playing for a good cause 

Photos courtesy of JoAnn Francis Members of the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department squared off against members of the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department in a charity basketball game to benefit Falls Cancer Club Inc. on March 3.

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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Subscribers will receive perks

Like the Cuyahoga Falls News-Press? We really enjoy spending the week with you, through the pages of our newspaper and www.fallsnewspress.com. We'd like to invite you to become a voluntary subscriber.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Visiting Nurse Service offers free grief support programs

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Visiting Nurse Service will be offering free support programs designed to support and assist grieving persons through the grief process. All programs meet at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Copley.