Friday, October 5, 2012
The historic building is facing demolition if funds aren't raised to move it. Kimpton Middle School is helping the campaign to relocate and preserve the schoolhouse.
Stow Historical Society has a shot at saving the city’s last viable one-room schoolhouse – if it can raise $45,000 before Dec. 1 to stave off demolition by moving the building for the second time in its 130-year history. Recently, Kimpton Middle School's students partnered with SOS: the Save Our Schoolhouse campaign to raise awareness of the fundraising efforts underway in the community to relocate and preserve an original one-room schoolhouse. "The students will recreate an 1880s era schoolhouse and transition through the ages to a present-day classroom experience," said Annie Hanson, co-chair of SOS. "Artifacts from the 19th Century will be available for viewing, including an original school desk preserved from the Stewart’s Corners …
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Take a look at Ward 3 candidate Annie Hanson had to say about what the most important issue is in her ward and how she can help.
During Candidate's Night at Silver Springs Lodge Ward 3 candidate Annie Hanson had a chance to introduce herself and answer two questions. Ward 3 candidate Brian Lowdermilk was out of town. Candidates were allowed two minutes for an introduction and to respond to the questions. Stow Patch recorded the first question: 1. What is a critical issue in your ward and what is your solution for that issue? Attached to this post are two videos: To find out what each video is about before watching, hover your cursor over the video thumbnail. The moderators were Debbie Kilgore and Bruce Redmon. The event was well attended with standing room only. Read more about Hanson and Lowdermilk here: Be sure to "like" our Stow Elections page on Facebook. …
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The results are unofficial from the Summit County Board of Elections website.
Brian Lowdermilk and Annie Hanson will both vie for a Ward 3 Stow City Council position in the general election this November. The results are unofficial from the Summit County Board of Elections website: Lowdermilk received the most votes — 366 (51.69 percent) and Hanson received 295 (41.67 percent). The third candidate, Joseph Lane, was knocked out of the race. He received 47 votes (6.64 percent).
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Hanson is a political newcomer hoping to fill the position against two others.
Annie Hanson will be part of the Sept. 13 primary as she continues her first campaign for the Ward 3 City Council position this November. Current Ward 3 Councilman John Pribonic announced in June that he will be seeking an at-large seat in November. A Stow-Munroe Falls High School alum, Hanson said her background in Political Science from Kent State and masters in Applied Politics from the University of Akron gives her the knowledge to be on council. The life-long resident decided to run for her first elected job because, "now, more than ever, Stow needs citizens who are committed to serving the community in a way that represents the best interests of families, businesses and homeowners. We are certain to face challenging times ahead and I…