Beacon Journal staff
Events in wards
CUYAHOGA FALLS: The city's next Neighborhood Excellence Initiative meeting is set for Ward 4 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Rocco's Pizza party room, 1053 Portage Trail.
Ward 1 resident Heather Shaw and Ward 6 Councilman Don Walters started the initiative with the goal of empowering residents through neighborhood watch programs and legislation. They have called it a proactive way to address crime and housing violations.
Walters plans to introduce the program in each ward.
Councilman Paul Colavecchio has scheduled a Neighborhood Excellence Initiative meeting for his Ward 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 17 at Fire Station No. 5, 3497 Wyoga Lake Road.
If firefighters are available, there will be a tour of the station and dispatch center.