Road rage injury
AKRON: An Akron woman suffered a gunshot wound to her shoulder after she and the driver of a car she was riding in became involved in a road rage dispute with another driver.
The woman, 20, was treated at Akron General Medical Center. Her companion, a 23-year-old man, was not injured.
The other driver, whom the couple said fired four shots into their car, has not been apprehended.
According to a police report, the couple was driving on Kenmore Boulevard about 3 p.m. Saturday when the driver of a four-door silver sedan became angry.
The cars drove to Cory Avenue near West Waterloo Road, where they pulled over. A verbal altercation took place.
During the exchange, the shooter fired four shots into the victim’s vehicle and one of the bullets hit the woman passenger in the left shoulder blade, a report shows.
The shooter then fled.
Ward 10 meeting
AKRON: A Ward 10 meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Goodyear library branch, 60 Goodyear Blvd.
Judge John Quinn will discuss grandparents’ rights to visitation and custody.
Council President Garry Moneypenny, who represents Ward 10, is in Germany at the Hanover technology fair, so at-large Councilman Jeff Fusco will oversee his ward meeting.
AKRON: A breakfast fundraiser for Kandi O’Connor’s campaign for Stow Municipal Court judge will be 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday at the Akron Family Restaurant, 250 W. Market St. in Akron.
The suggested donation is $50.
Donations can be mailed to O’Connor Campaign, James Hill, treasurer, 2618 Barlow Road, Hudson, OH 44236.
For more information, visit oconnorforjudge.com or email email@example.com.
State of schools
LODI: Superintendent Daryl Kubilus will deliver the Cloverleaf State of the Schools address at 7 p.m. April 24.
The presentation, which is open to the public, will be held at Cloverleaf Elementary, 8337 Friendsville Road, Westfield Township.
For more information, call 330-721-3521.
Tickets for ‘Thomas’
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is selling tickets for Thomas the Tank Engine’s Go Go Thomas Tour 2013.
Thomas the Tank Engine will be in the Cuyahoga Valley on May 18-19 and 24-26.
There will be 25-minute train rides departing every 45 minutes from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from the Boston Mill Station off Riverview Road in Boston Township.
Tickets are $18 plus tax for ages 2 and up.
For tickets, call 866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com/thomas.html.
For more information, call 800-468-4070 or go to www.cvsr.com.
JACKSON TWP.: Former police Officer Todd A. Macaluso has agreed to resign, effective March 28, in return for $5,500 in severance pay.
Macaluso, an officer in Jackson Township for 19 years, faced disciplinary actions twice in the past three weeks.
In the more recent incident, Chief David Zink said Macaluso was unable to testify during a trial March 20 after arriving at the Stark County Courthouse with a blood-alcohol level above the township’s workplace limit.
Macaluso was fired following other incidents in 2008 and 2011, but an arbitrator reinstated his job after appeals each time.
Trustees accepted the terms of the resignation last week and have declined to comment on the agreement in any additional detail.
Recycle site moves
LOUISVILLE: The recycling drop-off center at 1022 W. Main St. will relocate to the east side of Wilson Park, effective Friday.
The move, to continue until further notice, will allow for paving and construction work around the center’s current location.
For more information, call 330-875-3321, ext. 201.
MOGADORE: The Mogadore Alumni Foundation will host its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday in the high school commons.
Advance tickets are available at the Mogadore Local Schools Administration Office, 1 S. Cleveland Ave.
Costs are adults, $7; children under 12, $3; and children 5 and under eat for free.
For more information, call 330-628-9946.
Democrats to meet
AKRON: Calvin DeVore Leonard, state director for One Ohio Now, will be guest speaker when the Summit County Progressive Democrats meet at 6:30 p.m. April 16.
Leonard will discuss the state budget with an emphasis on progressive talking points.
Stephen Dyer, a former state representative who now works as an education policy fellow at Innovation Ohio, will talk about the state’s education budget.
The meeting will be held in Room 2 of the Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. Main St. It is open to the public.
CUYAHOGA FALLS: Heaven Can Wait Rescue and Adoptions will be conducting a spring volunteer orientation at 6:30 p.m. April 18 in the business room at Panera Bread, 689 Howe Ave. in Cuyahoga Falls.
To volunteer, you need to be able to volunteer at two events per month, must be 18 or older and have Internet access.
To sign up, visit www.heaven- can-wait.com by 10 a.m. Thursday.
For more information, call 330-328-8699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AKRON: Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer is seeking members for the Summit County Probate Court Citizens Advisory Committee.
The 30-member committee will meet quarterly to learn about the services and work of the Summit County Probate Court and gather input that will help the court be more responsive.
The 2013 meetings are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on June 6, Sept. 5 and Dec. 5.
Those interested in joining the committee can contact the court at 330-643-2332.
Spring book sale
WADSWORTH: The Friends of the Wadsworth Public Library will hold their annual Spring Book Sale Friday through Sunday in the library’s main floor meeting rooms, 132 Broad St.
Sale hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Sale items include hardbound and soft cover books, paperbacks, CDs, DVDs, and children’s books as well as an assortment of specially priced books.
Current, renewing, and new Friends of the Library members will receive a 10 percent discount on Friday and Saturday. All shoppers may fill a bag on Sunday for $4.
Friends memberships are $7 for individuals and $15 for families.