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Savings were realized in the bidding process and have been re-invested in upgrades throughout the James A. Garfield campus, for all buildings. This includes more efficient windows, security upgrades (also utilizing funds raised initially by Dee Synnestvedt for parking lot security cameras), digital signage for the high school and elementary school campus—5’x8’, wireless, , kitchen improvements, carpeting in the new elementary band room, furniture upgrades…the whole shootin’ match…looking good. Read More
Revenue, Budget and Delinquent Taxes Top Discussion for Garrettsville’s Council Meeting
During round table discussion, Council President, Tom Hardesty, updated everyone on the status of the puddling issues with the completion of the Windham street paving project. The state will make sure the problems are corrected. Hardesty also stated that the village’s next improvement project is to construct curbing on the east side of South Street from the top of the hill to the library entrance. He is waiting on estimates, but the cost should not exceed the budgeted amount.  Read More
Join Portage APL at the Paws for Golf Charity Outing on August 16th!
On August 16, 2014, Portage APL and the Paws for Golf Committee hope you will join them for a fun filled day of golf. All proceeds benefit the APL and the nearly a thousand animals rescued and adopted each year. The outing will be held at Sugar Bush Golf Club in Garrettsville from 12pm – 7pm. This 18-hole scramble includes a cart, lunch, free beverages, gifts, BBQ dinner as well as skill and door prizes!  Read More
St. Ambrose Chicken Festival Winners
And the winners are… Everyone who attended last weekend’s Chicken Dinner Festival went home a winner (or at least with the satisfaction of having had  Read More
Boy Discovers Ancient Fossil Along Silver Creek
Summertime for a certain 9-year-old boy is an endless string of sun-filled days spent cooling off in Silver Creek, digging for buried treasures alongside his cousin and grandpa. A typical day along the creek bed turns up ancient brachiopod fossils, historic bricks from long-gone Garrettsville streets, or even desiccated cattle bones that could be mistaken as the skeletal remains of a dinosaur. Until one fine day, as they were creek walking near Liberty Street and the water treatment plant. It was June 26. Grandpa Larry Beatty asked, “What’s this?” Grandson Brendan picked up the blackened, 2-inch, cone-shaped relic, convinced they’d found a dinosaur tooth. There was only one way to find out... Read More
“And the results are in!”
The results from Garrettsville Summerfest’s 2014 contests have been received. Award winners are listed as follows. ==================== Garrettsville Idol Youth: Olivia Sheer Teen: Jasmine Nevarez  Read More
Top 10 Little-Known Facts as Garrettsville Celebrates its 210th Year
This village was settled 210 years ago, in early July 1804, by John Garrett of Delaware. On the occasion of Garrettsville’s Centennial Celebration, the history of early Garrettsville was written by S.M. Luther and published in SOUVENIR of Garrettsville ~ Centennial Home Coming. (Interesting to note it was published three years late in 1907!) Local businessman Christopher Perme discovered a copy of this relic on eBay, and has loaned it to the Villager in order to share these little-known facts about our hometown… Read More

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Upcoming Events

Cruise Night on Main Street
Classic Car Cruise

July 19, 2014 (Rain Date: July 20) • 5–8pm

Retail Trail
Shopping Promotion

July 25 – 26, 2014 • All Day
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Cruise Night at Fire Station
Classic Car Cruise

August 9, 2014 (Rain Date: August 10) • 5–8pm

Peach Social at Fire Station
Community Event

August 9, 2014 (Rain Date: August 10) • 5–8pm

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Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce Spotlight on Garrettsville Animal Hospital Inc.

Garrettsville Animal Hospital Inc.

Garrettsville Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Marcia Hall, Dr.Robin Wulf Hill is...

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Retail Trail Shopping Promotion in Garrettsville Ohio

Note: This event has not been sponsored or organized by the Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce. The participating merchants are responsible for their own drawings and prizes. The link has been provided as a courtesy to the 7 retail Chamber Members participating in the event.