The Suffield Township Board of Trustees met on September 13th to conduct a wide variety of business.  The Board accepted the levy rates as adopted by the Portage County Budget Commission and forwarded their acceptance to the County Auditor.  Matt Kelly stopped by to pitch his reasons on why he should be elected County Auditor.  Trustee Chairman Jefff Eldreth reported that Suffield has $13,500 in monies from NOPEC in an escrow account.  There was no mention on how this money would be spent.

Fire Chief Bob Rasnick reported that two firefighters resigned from the Fire Department.  They were Andrew Armstrong and Mike Carson.  Their resignations were accepted by the trustees. Carson will continue on as a part time employee.   The trustees also agreed to spend from the American Rescue Plan Act funds $111,500 to buy a new Ford F550 truck from Valley Ford.  This truck will be used by the Fire Department.  They also agreed to use the same funding account to buy a new Ford F450 chassis from Valley Ford for $68,475.  The chassis will be used on a new ambulance.  Rasnick also reported that the firefighters did their usual five continuing education classes and responded to 72 calls for service. 

Jeff Eldreth asked and received a purchase order for $142,276 for oil and chipping and sealing.  Henry Luli did this work for the township. He also asked another $3,000 from the ARPA funds for Christmas decorations.  The trustees voted to donate $25,000 to the Suffield Community Athletic Association to be used for improvements to the dug-outs at the baseball/softball field at Suffield Elementary School.

Trick or Treat will be held on Sunday October 30th from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM.  The Suffield League in cooperation with Wingfoot Lake State Park will have an event entitled Fall Fest at Wingfoot Lake Park on Friday October 28th from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  The Fire Department ill hold its annual Open House on Sunday October 16th from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. 

The trustees next meet on Tuesday September 27th at 7:00 AM.  The Zoning Commission will meet on Wednesday September 14th at 7:00 PM and then on Wednesday October 12th at 7:00 PM.  The Board of Zoning Appeals will hold two hearings, but no date has been set. 

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Field And Mogadore Both Come Up Winners In Week Six

Week Six:  The Field Falcons evened their record with a 35-23 win over the Ravenna Ravens.  The host Falcons upped their record to 3-3, while Ravenna dropped to 2-4.  Field plays Streetsboro next Friday at Kenneth Lohr Stadium.  The Mogadore Wildcats took on the undefeated Warren Kennedy Eagles and prevailed at home, winning 28-14.  The Wildcats improved to 6-0, while Warren JFK drops to 5-1.  The Wildcats take on the Preppers of University School in Hunting Valley next Saturday evening at 7:00 PM.

Week Five:  The Field Falcons (2-3) played the good host in losing to the Cloverleaf Colts 42-28 at Kenneth Lohr Stadium on Friday September 16th.  The Colts improve to 4-1 on the year.  On Friday September 23rd the Ravenna Ravens (2-3) travel to Field for a 7:00 PM game.  Mogadore (5-0) came up big in Lucas (3-2), beating the Cubs 18-14.  The Wildcats play host on September 23rd to the Warren Kennedy Eagles (5-0).  This will be a battle of unbeatens.

Week Four: The Field Falcons went crazy on Friday September 9th in walloping the Springfield Spartans 49-0.  Field goes to 2-2 on the year, while Springfield drops to 0-4.  Next up for the Falcons are the Cloverleaf Colts who come to Brimfield on Friday September September 16th at 7:00 PM.  Meanwhile the Mogadore Wildcats slipped past the Findlay Liberty-Benton Eagles 33-28 on Friday September 9th.  Mogadore improves to 4-0, while the Eagles drop to 2-2..  The Wildcats play at Lucas (3-1) on Friday September 16th.

Week Three:  The Field Falcons went Rootstown and were tripped up by the Rovers, losing 27-21.  Field drops to 1-2, while the Rovers roll on at 3-0.  Field hosts Springfield (1-2) on September 9th.  Mogadore continued winning by whipping the Manchester Panthers 37-7.  The Panthers, generally a local powerhouse, drops to 0-3, while the Wildcats improve to 3-0.  Mogadore goes to Findlay on September 9th to play another western Ohio power Liberty-Benton. The Eagles are 2-1 on the year.

Week Two:  The Field Falcons (1-1) went to Palmyra and ripped the Southeast Pirates by a 28-6 score.  The Falcons go to Rootstown on Friday September 2 to play the 2-0 Rovers.  The Mogadore Wildcats traveled to Galena to play the Columbus Crusaders (0-2) on Saturday August 27th and came home with a 48-13 win.  The Wildcats (2-0) host the Manchester Panthers on Friday September 2nd. Manchester is 0-2 on the season, having lost to Sandy Valley and Carrolton.

Week One: The much awaited football game between Field and Mogadore finally arrived at the Kenneth Lohr Stadium on Friday August 19th.  Mogadore continued its dominance by edging the Falcons 27-26.  The Field Falcons play Southeast in Palmyra on Friday August 26th at 7:00 PM.  Mogadore goes to Galena on Saturday August 27th for a 6:00 PM game against the Columbus Crusaders.  Galena is a suburb northeast of Columbus.

 

Board Of Zoning Grants Conditional Use Request

Accurate Boring requested a conditional use permit to operate a directional boring business at 18 Waterloo Road.  The hearing took place on Tuesday June 28th.  After an unusually small amount of discussion. the requested was passed by a 5-0 vote.

 

Suffield Township Website Passes 870,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of September 25, 2022, Suffield Township's website had 870,244 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 289.80 per day (thirty day moving average).  Thanks for taking a look at "suffieldtownshipohio.com".  Tell your friends about us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wingfoot Lake State Park

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Wingfoot Lake State Park is Suffield's only park.   It was opened by the Ohio State Parks & Recreation Department in 2009.  Goodyear had operated the park since the 1960's as a private playground for its employees and for corporate retreats.  As the company footprint grew smaller in the Akron area Goodyear decided to close the park in 2006.  To learn more about the park, such as rental of the facilities, visit the park's website:  http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/wingfootlake

Town Hall Rental

The historic Suffield Town Hall can be rented by residents and non-residents for various events.  For complete information on the availability, costs and regulations on renting the Town Hall, please call the Town Hall administrator Shannon Eldreth at 330-807-0384.

 

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