planned for Saturday
The 2019 electronics and clothing recycle collection program is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. .
The city will collect electronics, clothing and home goods.
Residents and businesses can drop off items for recycling at the Cuyahoga Falls Service Complex, 2560 Bailey Road. Enter and exit the service complex at Gaylord Grove.
Clothing, shoes, home goods, electronics and accessories that will be accepted for recycling at no cost include scanners, shredders, tools, copiers, printers, DVD/VHS/VCR units and all accessories, electronic toys, video game consoles and hand-held game systems, GPS devices, hair dryers, kitchen equipment, microwaves, LCD/LED/Plasma TVs, cameras, radios, cellphones and all telephones, computer equipment hardware, servers and accessories, as well as appliances that don’t contain Freon.
There will be a $40 recycle fee per unit for CRT, DLP and rear projection televisions of any size, a $20 fee per unit for flat screen televisions and a $10 fee per unit for CRT computer monitors. Checks are payable to Accurate IT Services. No alkaline batteries, broken or exposed CRT tubes or light bulbs of any kind will be accepted.
For more information, visit cityofcf.com or email email@example.com.
School board hires
new district treasurer
The Hudson school board last week voted to hire Phillip Butto as district treasurer under a three-year contract. Butto, who will be paid $117,900 a year, will start Aug. 1.
He replaces Kathryn Sines, who will retire July 31.
Hudson’s treasurer also serves as treasurer of the Six District Educational Compact, a consortium of the Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Kent, Stow-Munroe Falls, Tallmadge and Woodridge school districts. Compensation for that job is shared equally among the six districts for a total salary of $6,304.
A Hudson resident, Butto is a 1996 graduate of Youngstown State University. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration, with a major in accounting and a minor in economics. He began his career as a school treasurer/CFO in 2000, most recently serving as treasurer/CFO of the Kenston Local School District in Chagrin Falls.
NEOMED to offer free,
Student OutReach to Area Residents (SOAR), the Northeast Ohio Medical University's student-run free clinic, has announced its upcoming dates for free health care services for the community.
The clinic will be open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4, 11 and 25, June 1, 8 and 15, July 6, 13 and 20, and Aug. 3, 10 and 17.
SOAR offers free primary care, chronic disease management, regular routine care, physical exams, basic labs and prescriptions for medications.
to hold office hours
Summit County Council District 2 representative John Schmidt is hosting public office hours from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St.
Schmidt will be available to answer questions and hear concerns from constituents. District 2 includes most of the city of Cuyahoga Falls, the city of Munroe Falls and portions of Akron, including East Akron, Goodyear Heights and North Hill.
For more information, contact the Summit County Council office at 330-643-2725.
Workers Memorial Day
Summit County officials presented a proclamation Friday to the International Chemical Workers Union Council in recognition of Workers Memorial Day, according to a county news release.
The annual ceremony is held to remember those who have died, been injured or become sick because of their job, and to remind the community that every worker has a right to a safe job, the release said.
Also present at the ceremony were officials from the city of Akron, Tri-County AFL-CIO, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The proclamation calls on Summit County residents to stand with workers to advocate for safe and healthy work environments.