Monday, June 25, 2012
Pollen count expected to remain high throughout the week.
Allergy sufferers, get out those tissues. You could be sniffling and sneezing all week. Grass pollen and dock in Stow is increasing because of drier air, according to Pollen.com. The Weather Channel forecasts moderate pollen counts until the end of the week in Stow. But if you can get outside, it will be an otherwise nice week to do it: mild temperatures today will yield warmer days throughout the week, and rain is not expected until Friday. Look for temperatures to peak at 70 today, 76 Tuesday and 81 Wednesday. For the full forecast, click here. How do you deal with allergies? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Check out the weather forecast for Stow. With thunderstorms expected and high temperatures, it's going to be a humid day.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
For a video story on the garden, visit Stow Patch Thursday.
The community garden is in full swing in Stow. To find out more about the gardens and to see some video interviews with Stow residents who are taking advantage of the program, check back with Stow Patch Thursday. One resident Intern Kyle Nelson interviewed has had a plot at the garden for 37 years.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
High speed winds whipped through Stow causing power to go out to homes and businesses.
Last updated: May 26 11:56 a.m. Power is restored to everyone in Stow, click here for the update. About 2,300 customers in Stow, Brimfield and Kent are without power following a storm that brought Tornado Warnings to the city, said Ray Martinez, spokesperson for FirstEnergy Corp. "I believe those numbers will climb," said Martinez. "We have blown fuses, breakers still open and lines down." The power went out around 8 p.m. May 25. Martinez said he is unsure when power will be restored. At one point, power was out for about 3,000. "I can't begin to give an estimated time of restoration," he said. "The rain is coming down hard and it's difficult for guys to patrol the lines and see where problems are." Outages are scattered, but several are …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Three Stow teens are charged with misdemeanors in connection with thefts from cars.
The Stow Police Department dog helped officers in the May 18 arrest of three Stow men, who are charged with various misdemeanors in connection with a string of car break-ins. A Muirwood Place resident reported to police that he noticed people breaking into cars on his street. The resident shouted at the suspects and when police arrived, the suspects fled. The police dog, Nero, tracked and located one teen, whom police arrested. Police saw two others get into a car and flee. Police stopped the car and arrested the two men inside. Some of the items taken from the cars was recovered and many items remain at the police department for the owners to claim. The items, worth about $1,200, include a global positioning system, a computer monitor, a …
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Figure out where the photo was taken first and have your name featured on the site Monday!
Check out this photo — do you know where this is? If you can identify the location of this mystery photo first you can have your name featured with the answer Monday. Here's how you enter: email your answer to Editor Amanda Harnocz and if you're the first to get it right, you win! Write "Where in the Stow Patch?" in the subject line of the email and be specific with your answer, include the name of the place this photo was taken and the address. Good luck! We'll announce the winner soon! See last week's Where in the Stow Patch? here.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Police departments from all over Northeast Ohio gathered in downtown Cleveland May 20 for the 26th annual Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Service.
Fallen Stow Officer Jonathan Bastock's name was added to the Greater Cleveland Police Officers Memorial May 20 and the Stow Honor Guard had the honor of leading the parade. Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker said it was unusual to be inducted to the memorial so quickly. "Since Jonathan passed so early this year they did not want to wait until next year to induct him into the memorial," said Dirker. Bastock, 47, of Cuyahoga Falls died from a blood clot Feb. 5 while recuperating from knee surgery while on injury leave after falling on ice during a call in January. "We are very pleased that Jonathan’s [has been] added this year and it is quite an honor for the department to have the Honor Guard lead the parade," the chief said. "Special thanks …
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
If you missed the Board of Education meeting May 16, here is a roundup of some important facts.
The Board of Education had its monthly meeting May 16 at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School and if you missed the meeting, here is some information you might want to know:
Monday, May 16, 2011
We will submit Where in the Patch? photos once a week on Sundays, so keep trying for a chance to win some Patch prizes.
The winner of this week's Where in the Stow Patch? is Kim Kline of Stow. After the photo was posted on the website Sunday, Kline guessed correctly that the photo was taken at the city's Safety Center. Check back with Stow Patch on Sundays for more photo contests and chances to win prizes. To all those who participated in the Where in the Stow Patch? photo contest, thank you. If you have a great idea of a place that should be featured in the contest, send Editor Amanda Harnocz an email. See last week's winner here.
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Figure out where the photo was taken first and win a prize!
Check out this photo — do you know where this is? If you can identify the location of this mystery photo you could win some Patch gear! Here's how you enter: email your answer to Editor Amanda Harnocz and if you're the first to get it right, you win! Write "Where in the Stow Patch?" in the subject line of the email and be specific with your answer, include the name of the place this photo was taken and the address. Good luck! We'll announce the winner soon! See last week's Where in the Stow Patch? here.