Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A plaque dedicated to fallen Stow soldier Second Lt. David Rylander now sits at the entrance of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library after the Veterans Day event Monday.
In honor of Veterans Day, the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library dedicated a plaque to Second Lt. David Edward Rylander, 23, of Stow who was killed in action in Logar Province, Afghanistan on May 2, 2012. Second Lt. Rylander died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. Second Lt. Rylander, 23, was born on Oct. 14, 1988 in Akron. He was a graduate of home school where he excelled academically and he was an accomplished pianist, member of the Cuyahoga Falls Tigersharks swim team and an Eagle Scout, according to Redmon Funeral Home.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Second Lt. David Rylander of Stow was laid to rest May 12 after being killed in Afghanistan May 2, 2012.
Residents filled the sidewalks outside of Redmon Funeral Home and down Kent Road as Second Lt. David Rylander's military procession passed by May 12, 2012.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Here's a round up of what happened during the May 10 City Council meeting from Councilman Mike Rasor's perspective.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The Stow-Munroe Falls High School grad was killed at age 21 during his second Operation Iraqi Freedom tour on Aug. 2, 2006.
Thinking about getting in some golf this weekend? How about playing a round that honors a young Stow man who died serving his country – and that helps raise funds for the charitable Cpl. Joseph A. Tomci Foundation? The foundation is hosting its 2nd Annual Memorial Golf Outing at Roses Run Country Club this Saturday, and there are still openings for about 20 individual golfers or five foursomes. There are already more than 120 golfers signed up. Cost is $100 per golfer, which includes a continental breakfast, 18 holes and a cart, beverages on the course, range privileges, lunch at the turn, dinner, prizes and awards, a raffle and silent auction. Registration and breakfast begin at 9 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Those who …