AKRON BEACON JOURNAL
Holiday hours at Beacon
AKRON: The Customer Service Call Center will be open from 7 to 10 a.m. Sunday and Memorial Day.
Customer service can be reached at 330-996-3600, or toll free at 800-777-2442.
Regular daily business hours of 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. will resume Tuesday.
The Public Service Counter inside the Beacon Journal will be closed Sunday and on Memorial Day.
Regular business hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will resume Tuesday.
City trash pickup delayed
AKRON: All municipal offices will be closed on Memorial Day and there will be no curb service.
Trash and recycling collections will be pushed back by a day for the remainder of the week, with curb service resuming Tuesday and continuing through Saturday.
Innes, Roswell Kent party
AKRON: Akron Public Schools are celebrating the union of Innes and Roswell Kent schools.
Innes invites families for its welcoming from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The final walk through Roswell Kent will be from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 6.
Previous times and dates published in the Beacon Journal were incorrect.
Food, games and entertainment will be available.
For more information, call 330-761-7900.
Teens needed for boards
GREEN: Resident students in grades 10 to 12 can become members of some city boards and commissions this fall as part of a new Student Municipal Representative Program.
Student representatives will be accepted on the planning and zoning and historic preservation commissions as well as the design review and parks and recreation boards. Openings also are available on the Living Green Task Force and the drug task force, according to Mayor Gerard Neugebauer.
He said the program is designed to encourage volunteerism and civic responsibility and provide real-life experiences.
“We see this as a great way for teens to learn more city government by having a bird’s eye view of the process,” he said in a prepared statement. “We also look forward to hearing their input throughout the year as they become familiar with their assigned board or commission.”
Applications and information are available on the city website at www.cityofgreen.org/student-representative-program. Filing deadline is July 31. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior naturalists club
This summer, kids ages 10-14 can learn the basics of identification and natural history while using scientific tools during the 10-week Junior Naturalist series at Summit Metro Parks.
The first meeting of the group will be 1 p.m. June 15 at the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road in Akron. Naturalist Becca Zak will lead the program each Thursday through Aug. 17.
Junior Naturalist program topics will vary each week and include reptiles, Paleo-Indians and wildflowers.
Advance registration is required for the free program. Call the Nature Realm at 330-865-8065.
Experts confirm tornadoes
DAYTON: The National Weather Service has confirmed that five tornadoes struck southwest Ohio last week.
Weather service investigators say one of the tornadoes Wednesday night hit Warren County near Harveysburg. Another was on the ground for about three miles in Fayette County near Jamestown. The weather service says both tornadoes were in fields.
Two tornadoes struck in Clark County and one in Miami County.
There were no reports of serious injuries, but some homes and businesses in the Dayton area were damaged. In Park Layne, northeast of Dayton, a gas station was destroyed.