The Copley Police Department will be conducting the annual Safety Town School this summer, which provides needed training for the kindergarten child. Safety Town School is a five-day summer education program for children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall.
The 2017 Copley Safety Town School will be conducted Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14 at Copley-Fairlawn Middle School, 1531 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road. There will be two time sessions, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Summit Soil & Water Conservation District
Lake Erie Starts Here! Don't "Waste" It! Septic and Pet Waste Workshop
Summit County Public Health and the Summit Soil and Water Conservation District are co-hosting a workshop focusing on healthy septic systems and pet waste practices. The presentations will promote watershed awareness and protection strategies throughout the Lake Erie Basin, aimed at increasing knowledge of the impacts of non-point source pollution. The program will target pet waste practices and septic tank maintenance and the consequences of these daily practices on the health of the watershed and Lake Erie. Participants will learn how to adopt activities that will decrease pollutants entering our waters and actually improve water quality.
The workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the Summit County Public Health auditorium, located at 1867 West Market Street in Akron, Ohio, 44313. The workshop starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 12:00 noon.
The Copley Historical Society reopened Seth Minor’s General Store on February 1st for all to see.
History: Wells Minor was a businessman who moved from Cincinnati to Euclid and then to Copley. He first lived on a farm on Minor Road. Later he moved into the old Starr home on Cleveland Massillon Road. Wells’ son, Martin married Alice Hammond in 1885. They lived on the Minor Road farm and had two children, Seth and Ruth. Grandson Seth Minor was a farmer and businessman. He married Ruth Kramer and had two daughters. He operated a general store on the site that Jim’s Locksmith is now located.
He moved to his grandfather’s old home on Cleveland Massillon Road and purchased the corner across the street which included the old Disciple Church and the post office (pictured above) where he later resided as the postmaster. He moved his store to what is now the present site of Ric Walter’s Properties on Copley Circle. Seth Minor passed away in 1953.
The store was reproduced in the museum on the second floor of Copley Town Hall, 1540 S Cleveland Massillon Road. Stop in and see the sundry items sold in a general store – from soup to nuts! The store is open on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
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2. Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Wednesday, March 8 - 6:00 p.m.
3. Board of Trustees Meeting Wed. March 1 - 4:30 p.m.
4. Architectural Review Board Meeting Monday, March 6 - 6:00 p.m.
5. Zoning Commission Meeting Thursday, March 2 - 6:00 p.m.
6. Copley Fire Association Reverse Raffle Saturday, March 4 at 6:00 p.m. St. George Church 3204 Ridgewood Road. For details, call 330-666-6464.
7. Copley Schools Kindergarten Registration, Thursday, March 9, 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Copley High School Auxilary Gym Questions 330-664-4800.
8. Copley Boy Scout Troop 382 Annual Fish Fry Copley High School Commons March 3 - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm.
We are pleased to present the results from our Community Perspective Survey. With over 450 responses from a diverse cross-section of our community, you will be able to develop a sense of the many attributes of the Township along with areas that need focus and additional resources. Our survey results are just the start of the conversation; the real work begins as we build relationships and engage our community to promote the culture we associate with Copley Township.
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