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Havin' a ball at Relay For Life!
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Havin' a ball at Relay For Life!

One-year-old Colton McCourtie enjoys Miss Katie's Preschool Playgroup during the Tallmadge Relay For Life May 13 at the Tallmadge Recreation Center. For more photos and information on the event, see next week's Express.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Band alumni sought to march in Memorial Day Parade

Attention Tallmadge High School Marching Band alumni: The THS Blue Devil Band invites former members to dust off their instruments and march with current members in the May 29 Memorial Day Parade.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

3 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK

If you have an event you would like to submit, send your name, with a phone number and info about the event to tallmadgeexpress@recordpub.com. 1 Leggo my Lego: The Tallmadge Recreation Center, 46 N. Munroe Road, will host its Lego club May 22 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Flags to be placed on veterans' graves in Tallmadge Cemetery May 26
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Flags to be placed on veterans' graves in Tallmadge Cemetery May 26

The Tallmadge American Legion Post 255 will place flags on the graves of all veterans in preparation for Memorial Day services May 26 at 6 p.m.

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Tallmadge to mark 149th annual Memorial Day Parade
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Tallmadge to mark 149th annual Memorial Day Parade

This year's 149th annual Memorial Day Parade has been set for May 29 beginning at 10 a.m., with parade participants assembling in the Our Lady of Victory parking lot at 9.30 a.m.

Tallmadge Rotary takes reading project to Dunbar first-graders
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Tallmadge Rotary takes reading project to Dunbar first-graders

The Tallmadge Rotary Club participated in its second Reading Project April 13, and made a donation of $1,250 to Dunbar Primary School for its reading program. Rotary members visited first-grade classrooms, assisting with a "visioning" exercise.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Library

TALLMADGE BRANCH LIBRARY SUMMER PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES Bouncing Baby Rhyme Times -- Mondays, Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 10:30 a.m. For babies up to age 24 months with a caregiver. Includes 20 minutes of rhymes, songs and stories followed by a 20-minute group playtime.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

TALLMADGE PRIMETIMERS

JOIN THE TALLMADGE PRIMETIMERS Over 50? Join the Tallmadge Primetimers, where one can enjoy monthly programs scheduled for the third Tuesday of the month at noon, with a business meeting following at 12:30 p.m. and entertainment at 1 p.m.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

DRIVER SAFETY

AARP Driver Safety Course to be offered May 25 The AARP Driver Safety Program will be offered at the Tallmadge Community Center, 80 Community Road, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.

A trip to the National Police Officer Memorial
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

A trip to the National Police Officer Memorial

Holly Miktarian, daughter, Thea, and friend, Ava Dolezel, all of Tallmadge, brought a copy of the Tallmadge Express with them when they recently visited the National Police Officer Memorial in Washington, DC. "Thousands of people come here from all over the U.S.

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May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Dynamics to audition for 'Little Mermaid' May 22, 23

Dynamics Community Theater of Tallmadge will host open auditions for Disney's The Little Mermaid May 22 and 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater at Tallmadge High School, 140 N. Monroe Road.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

DATEBOOK

TUESDAY, MAY 23 The Tallmadge Heritage Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall. WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 Stepping Stones, a stroke support group for stroke survivors and their families, will meet at 1 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Akron General Medical Center.

May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Blood drive at Danbury June 14

A Red Cross Blood Drive has been scheduled from 2 to 7 p.m. June 14 at Danbury Senior Living, 73 East Ave. For more information, call 330-247-1875.

Boy Scout Troop 361 to host two-day rummage sale in June
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Boy Scout Troop 361 to host two-day rummage sale in June

Boy Scout Troop 361 will host its annual rummage sale June 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and June 3 from 8 a.m. to noon at the First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, 85 Heritage Drive.

May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

DATEBOOK

MONDAY, MAY 16 The American Legion and its Auxiliary, Kneil-Lawrentz Post 255 will meet at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave. at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Jim Forsythe at 330-673-7638.

Soakin' up the Florida sun with the Express
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Soakin' up the Florida sun with the Express

Spending spring break together in Destin, Fla., are Jim and Connie Beaulieu of Talmadge, with their son and his family from Indiana, Eric and Kim, and grandchildren, Madeline, Lucas and Dylan.

Cipa named Lion's May Student of Month
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Cipa named Lion's May Student of Month

The Tallmadge Lions Club presented the May 2017 Tallmadge Lions/Jim and Ida Van Gilder Student of the Month award to Stephanie Cipa. Selections are based upon scholarship, citizenship and service to others.

May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Four-Leaf Clover/Family Fun Run, to benefit Tallmadge High School student

The second annual Four-Leaf Clover Run and Family Fun Run, sponsored by Four-Leaf Clover Inc., will again benefit local charity partners, Project Ed Bear and The Stephen A. Comunale Jr. Family Cancer Foundation. In addition to these two organizations, this year Four-Leaf Clover Inc.

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Challenger gone, but never forgotten
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Challenger gone, but never forgotten

Cerafina Currey, 11, and her dad, Dave Currey, stand with the Parade Grand Marshals, Kate and Shataeya Patton, mother and sister of Katylynn Patton who passed away in January, as Tallmadge Little League President Tom Headrick retires Katylynn's number -- 2 -- from the Challenger Baseball Program during the Little League Parade Ceremony April

May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

City to test CodeRED Emergency Notification System May 17

The city of Tallmadge will test the CodeRED Emergency Notification System May 17 at 10 a.m. to both residents and businesses. This activation will be delivered via telephone, TDD transmission, text message, email and the CodeRED mobile app.