Lake band show Sept. 9
HARTVILLE: Get ready to march — the annual Lake Band Show will include the Lake High School Blue Streak Marching Band and seven other local marching bands at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at Blue Streak Stadium, 11858 Market Ave. NE.
Other marching bands are from Cuyahoga Falls High School, GlenOak, Jackson, Sandy Valley, Tuslaw, United Local and Wadsworth.
The Lake Marching Band will perform its Best of Pop Show, featuring songs such as Love Runs Out, Runaway Baby, Sing and Uprising.
The night will conclude with nearly 1,200 students performing Lee Greenwood’s God Bless the U.S.A. to commemorate the 16th anniversary of 9/11.
General admission tickets will be sold at the gate for $7. Senior citizen and student tickets are $5 at the gate. Preschool children are free.
Presale reserved tickets cost $7.50 and are on sale online at www.lakebandshow.info and via a link on the home page of www.lakelocal.org.
Handicapped seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no refunds for rain dates. Proceeds benefit the Lake Band Boosters.
AKRON: Jill Kolesar, the Akron Area YMCA CEO, will speak at the Kiwanis Club of Akron’s luncheon at noon Thursday at the Duck Club of Canal Park, 300 S. Main St.
Kolesar took the helm in March 2016, becoming the first female CEO in the YMCA’s nearly 150-year history.
Kolesar is a graduate of Leadership Akron and volunteers for other nonprofits, including the Cuyahoga Falls Rotary Club, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and the Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 1986 from Youngstown State University, graduating at the head of her class.
Tickets are $15 at the door. Reservations can be made by emailing Sarah McBryer at email@example.com.
Meet City Council members
CUYAHOGA FALLS: Councilman-at-large Jeff Iula, Ward 3 councilman Vic Pallotta, and Ward 8 councilman Russ Iona will have a meet and greet with residents on Sept. 9.
The event will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Pallotta’s Pastries, 2120 Byrd Ave. Refreshments will be provided. Residents can meet their council members to discuss any topic.
Drugsfound at home
NEW FRANKLIN: A city man was charged this week with trafficking in methamphetamines and receiving stolen property, both felonies.
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office says it received a tip about missing ATVs and found them at a New Franklin residence. Detectives later executed a search warrant at a home on Buddy Street and found tools, several ounces of methamphetamine, seven firearms and about $6,000 in cash.
They also located four-by-four utility vehicles, three golf carts and a trailer generator at a nearby storage unit.
Timothy Williams, 35, of Buddy Street was charged. He is set to appear Friday in Barberton Municipal Court.
Anyone with information regarding the stolen property that was recovered should call the Summit County sheriff’s detective bureau at 330-643-5404.
Progressives to network
AKRON: Summit County Progressive Democrats PAC (SCPD) will sponsor a third progressive action forum on Thursday to network progressive groups, organizations and activists in and around Summit, Stark, Medina, Portage and Wayne counties.
The forum will be at 6 p.m. at United Steelworkers of America Local 2L, 501 Kelly Ave.
The Summit County OVI Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints across Summit County on Friday night and early Saturday morning.
The locations were not disclosed.
Regional briefs, Sept. 1: Eight area marching bands to perform in Lake show