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Mountain bike trails open house set for May 20
Apr 24, 2017 2:18 PM

Mountain bike trails open house set for May 20

Whether they own a bike or not, local adventure seekers can explore several miles of mountain bike trails onMay 20.That’s when Summit Metro Parks will host several cycling shops in the Hampton Hills Mountain Bike Area (2092 Theiss Rd., Akron) from 10 a.m.

Young people invited to become 'Junior Rangers'
Apr 19, 2017 9:19 AM

Young people invited to become 'Junior Rangers'

The National Park Service sponsors the National Junior Ranger Day program to help children explore and discover their national parks. Through park-specific activities April 22 from noon to 2 p.m.

Summit Metro Parks seeks help pulling garlic mustard
Apr 4, 2017 4:04 PM

Summit Metro Parks seeks help pulling garlic mustard

Invasive plants, like garlic mustard, are fast growing, usually introduced to an area accidentally, and threaten the livelihood of native species in the Summit Metro Parks.

Metro Parks Minutes
Mar 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Metro Parks Minutes

Finish the month with a hike - Join for an evening of family fishing March 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Furnace Run Metro Park and Brushwood Area in Richfield, 4955 Townsend Road. Learn the basics of fishing, then drop a line in Brushwood Lake.

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Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

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January is for the birds "Tailing Night Talons" will be Jan. 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the nature center. A naturalist will attempt to call owls using recordings, with hope that owls will respond. Patience and silence are essential. This is for ages 6 and older. No dogs, please.

Explore Nordonia Hills: The Mom & Pop Era
May 20, 2015 10:20 AM

Explore Nordonia Hills: The Mom & Pop Era

Nordonia Hills is home to numerous "big box" retailers and nationally known retail chains, but it's the local, family owned businesses that make their mark on the community.

By Eric Marotta And Briana Barker | Editor And Reporter
Explore Nordonia Hills: Nordonia Hills Community Groups
May 20, 2015 10:20 AM

Explore Nordonia Hills: Nordonia Hills Community Groups

American Cancer Society Relay For Life -- Twinsburg/Nordonia Contact: Jennie Dawes or Mike Rigol, Jr. co-chairs,TNRelay4Life@gmail.com. www.relayforlife.

Explore Nordonia Hills: Nordonia Hills Directory
May 20, 2015 10:20 AM

Explore Nordonia Hills: Nordonia Hills Directory

Government City of Macedonia 9699 Valley View Road 330-468-8300 www.macedonia.oh.us Northfield Center Township 9546 Brandywine Road 330-467-7646 townhall@northfieldcenter.com www.northfieldcenter.

Explore Nordonia Hills: Col. William Frew Long (1880-1984)
May 19, 2015 3:30 PM

Explore Nordonia Hills: Col. William Frew Long (1880-1984)

Macedonia's first mayor, Col. William Frew Long, was born April 28, 1880, in Alleghany, Pa., to a "prominent family" according to the Longwood Manor Historical Society website. His father was speaker of the U.S.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Explore Nordonia Hills: Macedonia's Manor House is still standing
May 19, 2015 3:30 PM

Explore Nordonia Hills: Macedonia's Manor House is still standing

Built in the 1920s, Longwood Manor was in such a state of disrepair 80 years later that the city almost tore it down.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
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Explore Nordonia Hills: Summer recreational activities abound in Nordonia Hills
May 19, 2015 3:30 PM

Explore Nordonia Hills: Summer recreational activities abound in Nordonia Hills

Macedonia Family Recreation Center Those looking to enhance their physical fitness have a 55,000-square-foot facility to help them keep on target. The rec center offers a swimming pool, weights, cardio machines and numerous health and fitness classes for all ages.

By April Helms | Special Products Editor
Nordonia Hills Garden Club hosts annual plant sale for Mother's Day
May 8, 2013 12:00 AM

Nordonia Hills Garden Club hosts annual plant sale for Mother's Day

Nordonia Hills -- Spring is in the air, which means it's time to oil up the the tools, prepare the garden beds and look for something new to add to this summer's floral display.

By Rachel Hagenbaugh | Reporter
Apr 24, 2013 12:00 AM

Buy tickets early for 13th Annual Summit County Master Gardeners' annual tour

Spring is here and area gardeners are preparing for this summer's tour, "Garden Spaces for Everyday Living." The 13th Annual Master Gardeners of Summit County Tour is scheduled for June 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance.