Thinking about having

a Valentine's Day wedding?

Are you interested in getting married or renewing your wedding vows on Valentine's Day? Stow Mayor Sara Kline will offer Stow residents that opportunity on Feb. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Stow City Council Chambers.

Couples interested in getting married on that date will need to have their marriage license. Reservations are required.

Please call the Mayor's Office at 330-689-2800 or email to schedule an appointment.

Times will be on a first come, first served basis. Interested parties may choose to write their own vows or the mayor's office will provide vows.

Couples will be given wedding cupcakes and sparking juice to celebrate this monumental occasion. Your guests are very welcome to attend.

Resident needed to serve on Public Safety

Services Commission

Stow Mayor Sara Kline is seeking one Stow resident from Ward 2 to fill a vacancy on the Public Safety Services Commission. This is a five-member Board with a three-year term.

They oversee issues and make recommendations for the Police/Fire Departments, as well as general public safety issues within the city. This commission meets on an as-needed basis throughout the year. If you have an interest, call the Mayor's Office at 330-689-2800 or email

County Councilor hosts office hours

District 2 Summit County Councilmember John Schmidt has announced that he will host public office hours on Jan. 26 between 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Councilman 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.

Senator invites residents to Office Hours

State Sen. Frank LaRose (R-Hudson) welcomes residents to attend his district office hours on Jan. 28 at Stow City Hall, 3760 Darrow Road in Stow. LaRose represents Wayne and portions of Summit and Stark counties in Northeast Ohio.

No appointment is necessary.

In an effort to make himself accessible to everyone in his district, Senator LaRose hosts office hours once a month at several locations.

Unused meds can be dropped

off at police station

The Munroe Falls Police Department has added a D.U.M.P (Dispose of Unused Medications Properly) Box inside the Police Station Lobby at 43 Munroe Falls Ave. for the use by citizens.

With the current drug epidemic in Summit County, and prescription medication being a serious problem especially with youth, the department would like to provide a safe and easy way for residents to dispose of unused medications.

Here are the guidelines for using the box: Keep the medicines in their original containers; Mark out the name and address; Make sure all lids are closed tightly; Secure the medications inside a sealable plastic bag; and This box is for pills, capsules, or liquid medicines -- syringes cannot be accepted.