Thursday, January 3, 2013
What do you think the city of Stow's New Year resolution should be? Here's what a few people said on the Stow Patch social media sites.
Based on a few comments from Stow Patch Facebook followers, residents are missing a community recreation center in the city. Stow Patch Facebook followers responded to this question just after the New Year: "If you could pick a New Year's resolution for the City of Stow, what would it be and why?" Here's what they had to say: "Give us a Natatorium/Rec Center and an ice rink like Cuyahoga Falls!! We need a downtown!!," said Bob Bethany Pontius on Facebook. "We pay a lot of money to belong to the Nat in Cuyahoga Falls ... and lots of entrance fees to Tallmadge Rec for travel basketball games ... we should have our own!" This response garnered more than 10 Facebook "likes." In the past, the city has asked voters for a levy to help build …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Find out when the city will be by to pick up your fallen foliage at the curb.
Get ready to rake those leaves to the curb, the city will be by soon to pick it up! DISTRICT 1: DISTRICT 2: DISTRICT 3: Not sure which district you live in? Click on the .pdf attached to this post: For updates about the schedule, call the leaf pick up hotline at 330-689-2927 or visit the city's website. The city of Stow will pick-up your leaves, placed in piles at the curb or in the tree lawn, during a six week period during the fall on an approximate three week cycle, provided there is no snowfall which cuts the program short. In addition, those residents who participate in the city of Stow’s Residential Solid Waste Program also have the option of placing their leaves in yard waste bags at curbside, and they will be picked-up on a …
Friday, August 17, 2012
The city plans to do another campaign again this year.
Stow city employees collected more than $2,000 to contribute to the United Way in 2011. Jill Patterson of the United Way gave a framed certificate of appreciation to the city Aug. 16, 2012. Mayor Sara Drew said the city will particpate in another campaign again this year.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Cleveland Magazine released its annual 'Rating the Suburbs' issue this week.
Stow doesn't make the top 20 overall list, according to Cleveland Magazine's annual "Rating the Suburbs" issue, but the community did well in two categories. The magazine, which was released to newsstands this week, rated all 77 suburbs of Cleveland on a variety of factors, including schools, safety, walkability, home prices, taxes and more. Stow did make it to two top 15 lists. The median home sale price in 2011 was $161,750 in Stow. The magazine lists the Stow-Munroe Falls School District as 20th overall for education out of 77 communities. For more information, grab a copy of the magazine or hover your mouse over Stow on the map here. How do you think Stow ranks? Think the magazine gave Stow a fair assessment?
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
A waterfall sculpture and flowers brighten up the courthouse.