Monday, December 24, 2012
When Gino Altieri of Stow lost his battle with cancer on June 24, communities near and far participated in a porch light vigil. Check out Stow Patch's most-read story of 2012.
Editor's Note: This week, we'll feature Stow Patch's best posts from 2012. Here's our most-read piece about a boy who inspired a nation with his passing. On Christmas Eve, we ask that you switch your porch light on and remind little Gino, and those like him, that hope is shining brightly in Stow. After Gino Altieri, 10, of Stow, died on June 24 after a two-year battle with cancer, Fishcreek PTA President Jen Taylor decided to start a porch light vigil to mourn his passing. The news of his death moved people from Stow and around the country — in Texas, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Georgia, South Carolina and even in Stow's backyard in Cuyahoga Falls — to turn their porch lights on for Gino. Even a family from England said in the …
Friday, October 5, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department.
A resident of the 3500 block of Lakeview Boulevard called Stow Police at 8:57 p.m. Sept. 26 to report the theft of a package delivered by FedEx from her front porch. The woman, 54, told police that FedEx tracking information showed the package was delivered at 11:31 a.m. Sept. 21. She said the theft occurred sometime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. that day. The package contained a purse and accessories with a combined value of $80, according to the report.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Here's some important back to school information for the parents of Lakeview students.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Find out who is replacing Susan Martucci, who retired from Echo Hills this school year.
David Ulbricht has a new job, but he isn't new to the Stow-Munroe Falls School District. He was selected to be the Echo Hills Elementary principal after Susan Martucci retired this year. From 2005 to 2007, Ulbricht was the assistant principal at Lakeview Intermediate. "This is a homecoming for me to return to [this district]," he said after his appointment during the June 28 Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education meeting. Ulbricht also worked at Tiffin City Schools as an elementary principal from 2007 to 2008 and as a primary school principal for Southeast Primary from 2008 until now.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Whether they knew him or not, people around the country were putting on their porch light for Gino Altieri who died Sunday. His teacher said he touched so many lives throughout his 10-year journey on Earth.
So many people from around the country had porch lights on Monday night to honor a 10-year-old Stow boy who recently lost a battle with cancer. "You've heard of 'The shot heard 'round the world' ... well, I think Gino is the light seen around the world," said Susan Deitrick, Gino's teacher. "People who never even met him seem to have found light and hope just reading or hearing of his valor, his feistiness in the face of the dreadful foe, cancer, or 'Grievous' as the little Star Wars fan referred to it." As of 8 p.m. June 25, 78 people left comments on the original story about Gino. Of them, many say that they had never met the little boy, but had learned about his journey through Caring Bridge or Facebook. Those who knew him and his …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Calling hours are scheduled for Wednesday in Hudson.
Calling hours and funeral arrangements for Gino Altieri, the 10-year-old from Stow who passed away Sunday, have been scheduled: Click here for more information from Redmon Funeral Home: Accessorize in red for Gino, his favorite color! Burial St. Mary’s Cemetery. PLEASE MEET AND FORM PROCESSION AT THE CHURCH. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, please make memorials at www.curesearchwalk.org/northeastohio/jedigino or to Akron Children’s Hospital, Oncology Dept., One Perkins Square, Akron 44308. After Gino Aliteri, 10, of Stow died Sunday afternoon after a two-year battle with cancer, Fishcreek PTA President Jen Taylor decided to start a porch light vigil to mourn his passing. People from across the country — in states as far as Texas — have commented …
Saturday, June 16, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department.
A 12-year-old Lakeview Intermediate student was said by police to have initiated a conflict with another juvenile student by striking him in the head with a stick at the school May 31. The other boy struck back and was then pinned by a chair and choked by the student who initiated the fight, said officers. A male and female teacher present broke up the fight and separated the students. The boy pinned by the chair had a scratch on his neck and blood on his shirt collar. He was treated by the school nurse. The case is being handled by Stow Youth Services. Assault, when charged to an adult, is a first-degree misdemeanor in this situation.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The school does not have power and is closed Jan. 18, 2012.
Lakeview Intermediate is closed today because the building does not have power. The staff is still asked to go to the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library at 9 a.m. in the upstairs meeting room. After last night's windstorm that passed through with 60 mph winds, First Energy reported about 500 or less were without power in Stow. First Energy hoped to have the power restored by midnight. As of 7:40 a.m., there are still some without power in Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, Akron and Twinsburg. Experience an outage last night? Tell us what area you live in and when the power was turned back on, or if you are still without! Any damage from the storm? Send photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Take a look at the different ways students at Lakeview honored veterans Nov. 11.
Students at Lakeview Intermediate came up with creative ways to say thank you to their veteran relatives during the Veterans Day program Nov. 11. Of all the students, four were awarded as winners of the "Heroes in our Family Contest" at the school. The entries were judged by teachers at Lakeview. First place went to Ian Murray whose father died in 2005 when an explosive hit his military vehicle. His poem was entitled, "My Dad... My Hero." Here is an excerpt: 'If I don’t come home ... you know I died proudly. I died for what I wanted to do.' "It reminded us all that these kids carry wounds within that deserve care and respect--and a little nurturing ... it was powerful and certainly hit us all," said Susan Deitrick, Lakeview counselor …
Take a look at how veterans were honored in Stow Nov. 11.
The Veterans Day program at Lakeview Intermediate was an emotional experience for many Nov. 11. "It was an array of awe," said Susan Deitrick, Lakeview's counselor, and Veterans Day organizer. The program, after the breakfast for the Veterans, included 192 photo slides; a welcome from Principal Andy Yanchunas; a greeting emphasizing the character traits of heroes from Mayor Karen Fritschel; and five speakers. One of thee speakers was Judge Randolph Baxter, who had fought in the Army’s 11th Armored Calvary as they marched into Cambodia with Gen. Donn Starry, last year’s keynote speaker. "Judge Baxter spoke of taking a simple life and making it extraordinary by the love and commitment with which you live the life you are given," said …