The spacious lawn of Gervasi Vineyards became a Field of Gold for the Wilderness Center’s 50th anniversary celebration Thursday evening. Guests sampled Gervasi’s fine wine as they traversed an autumn street scene, while looking over hundreds of silent auction items.
GREEN: When Green’s Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Groen began thinking about his retirement next year, it brought to mind the history of the department he has served for 30 years. Groen said he couldn’t leave his post until he made sure the volunteers who built the service were recognized for their hard work and fierce dedication.
GREEN: Local descendants of Levi Hartong recently visited the family homestead at Southgate Park to see — some for the first time — the farm he built five (or in some cases six) generations ago in 1883.
To request an application to submit an idea to use the Hartong farm in Green for a sustainable business with an educational element, or to read more about the program, visit www.cityofgreen.org/hartong-RFP or contact Parks and Recreation Director Mike Elkins at 330-896-6621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DANVILLE, PA.: Wearing a blue and green bandana draped around her head, a pink #BuddStrong T-shirt and holding a pleasant smile, Sharon Budd thoughtfully considered the reporter’s question: “Sharon, do you have a goal?”
Food and football combined for a delightful evening for 600 guests Tuesday at the seventh annual Taste of the NFL, held at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. Greg Long and Gary Smith co-chaired the benefit for the Akron/Canton Regional Foodbank.
AKRON: The defense rested without calling any witnesses Thursday in the trial of Deshanon Jammal Haywood, a co-defendant in the April 2013 slayings of two young men and two young women in a townhouse on Kimlyn Circle in Akron, near Chapel Hill.
GREEN: Two reports presented at this week’s Board of Education meeting show Green schools continue to score high — and make improvements — through a team effort involving the district’s staff, students, parents and the community.
Life is a marathon. So why shouldn’t the Akron Marathon be about life? That’s what Saturday’s event represents to many of the nearly 14,000 folks who will tackle the course, either in the full or half measure, or as the leg of a relay team.