To acquire knowledge,
one must study;
but to acquire wisdom,
one must observe.

Marilyn vos Savant
April 2019 VOLUME 36 NUMBER 4



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BOSTON TOWNSHIP

The township minutes are posted on our website at www.bostontownship.org and outside the fiscal office at the Boston Township Hall. Trustee meetings are the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Zoning commission meets the second Tuesday of the month and the Board of Zoning Appeals meets the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Road Department: The village and the township continue to explore ways that the two communities can work together on road issues in the future. Ohio Revised Code section 505.90 allows for "agreements to provide maintenance, repair, and improvement of township and municipal roads located within the townships and municipal corporations." This is one possibility that is being explored. In light of recent high winds, there may be branches that came down in residents` yards. For both village and township residents, please place branches out near the curb and the road personnel will be around to pick them up. You may also call (330) 657-2600 and leave a message.

Zoning Updates: The Zoning Commission continues to work with Mark Majewski of NorthStar Planning regarding text amendments to the Business Corridor. The most recent draft was reviewed at the meeting held on April 9. It was voted to send the text to the Summit County Planning Commission for their review and comments. After their review, hearings can be scheduled for both the Zoning Commission and the Boston Township Trustees to review the revisions and receive public comment.

Tobacco 21: On April 15 Summit County Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to those under age 21. This action by Summit County Council applies only to the nine townships in Summit County, including Boston.

Speedy Recovery, George!: The trustees wished a speedy recovery to former township trustee George Fisher, Jr. George served as a trustee from 1956 through 1989 (34 years!) and is the longest serving trustee in Boston Township history.

Welcome Peninsula Library!: The Trustees are pleased to host the Peninsula Library`s programs during the upcoming renovations. The township meeting room is usually used only during the evenings allowing it to be used during the daytime for the library.

WEBSITE: Visit our Website at www.bostontownship.org to find up-to-date Township information. Contact numbers for the Trustees: Amy Anderson: 330-657-2439, Randy Bergdorf: 330-655-5698, and Bill Clifton: 330-657-4032. Fiscal Officer: Catherine Anson at 330-657-2059; Road Department: Dave Krusinski at 330-657-2600; and Zoning Inspector: John Schneider at 330-657-2601 or 234-900-9145.





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PENINSULA COUNCIL

VILLAGE OF PENINSULA COUNCIL VACANCY

The Village of Peninsula is seeking applications from persons interested in being appointed to a vacant seat on Village Council for the remainder of a term expiring on December 31, 2019. Village Council holds Regular Meetings on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. and schedules additional Special Council Meetings when needed. The pay for the position is $750 per year, prorated based upon the period of service. To be eligible, candidates must be a resident of the Village for at least one year prior to the appointment and a Village elector. While serving on Council, Councilmembers are prohibited from: holding any other public office (except being a notary public or a member of the state militia); having an interest in any contract with the Village; or holding other employment with the Village. The appointment is made by a majority vote of Village Council on or before May 15, 2019. If Council does not appoint someone to the position by May 15, 2019, the appointment will be made by the Village Mayor. Candidates should submit letters of interest to the Village`s Administrative Clerk, Marty Kuboff, either by mail or in person to Village Hall at 1582 Main Street, Peninsula, Ohio 44264, or by email to admin@villageofpeninsula-oh.gov, no later than 3:30 p.m. on Monday May 6, 2019.

VILLAGE BOARD OF TAX REVIEW VACANCIES

The Village of Peninsula is taking applications from persons interested in serving on the Village`s Board of Tax Review. The Board is expected to meet one or two times per year at the convenience of the three Board Members to hear and decide appeals filed by Village taxpayers requesting refunds on or abatement of taxes, penalties, or interest paid or determined to be owed by the Village`s Tax Administrator. The Board members are not paid and serve for two year terms. Eligible candidates may not be employees, elected officials, or contractors of the Village at any time during their term on the Board or within the five years immediately preceding their date of appointment to the Board. Interested candidates should submit letters of interest to the Village`s Administrative Clerk, Marty Kuboff, by either email at admin@villageofpeninsula-oh.gov, or by mail or hand delivery to 1582 Main Street, Peninsula, Ohio 44264. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.





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DIAMOND DOGS FASTPITCH/BASEBALL ANNUAL STEAK FRY

SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019
Where: Woodridge High School
4440 Quick Road
Time: 6:00pm — 8:00pm

Adult Meal: $25.00
11 oz. Sirloin Steak, Baked Potato, Green Beans
Roll, Salad, Dessert, Fruit Drink, Lemonade, Water or Coffee

Kids Meal: $5.00
Hot Dog, Chips, Go-Gurt, Dessert
Fruit Drink, Lemonade or Water
50/50 Drawing — Lots of Chinese Auction Items

Advance Ticket Sales by Saturday, May 4 Please contact:
Pam Schneider (330)592-2707 — pam9963@aol.com
John Schneider (330) 592-1258 — joschneid6@gmail.com
Dan Schneider (330) 607-0314 — woodridgesb@gmail.com





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PENINSULA HOME & GARDEN CLUB JOINS RAMP UP PENINSULA

Saturday, April 27
11:00 AM — 4:00 PM

The Peninsula Home & Garden Club will join the 7th RAMP UP PENINSULA festival this year. Stop in the Freight building (formerly Elements Gallery) and visit our table as we help support this "homegrown" community event! There will be handmade items from the women of Garden Club for sale. Come, visit and help support Garden Club`s efforts to continue our tradition of beautifying the bridge with flowers and seasonal decorations throughout the year. See you at the celebration!





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PENINSULA MIX

Following last month`s tribute to Lily Fleder I received many messages from our readers, some with their own stories. After emailing back and forth with Adam Fleder and with his blessing, I have decided to revive Lily`s column. It will begin with a story related from my dear friend, Edna Ratner. With her permission it is as follows: Lily was the first person in the village to speak with me. It was on a Fourth-of-July parade morning in 1959 or 60, and I was parked in the unfinished space across from the G.A.R. Hall in a station wagon with the back door down. I was sitting with Max`s Border Terrier named Whiskers, waiting for the parade, which would contain my Cub Scout son Seth. Lily was walking past and stopped to admire Whiskers. There was such an interested warmth that it made me have a welcomed feeling about the village, which has only grown with the years of experiencing others whom I`ve come to respect and enjoy. (You`re in that list, please know !) But Lily was my introduction to Peninsula. It couldn`t have been a better one. If you wish to share a Lily story, please forward it to me.

Many of you remember William Nemoyten, former band director at Boston High School and later Woodridge. Mr. Nemoyten has done several musical programs at the library and published The Shoemaker`s Dream, a Jewish American immigrant story. Copies are available at the Peninsula Library. Upon the passing of his wife, Mr. Nemoyten is living with his daughter in San Leandro, California.

Elaine Krusinski turned 80 on April 10, 2019. Family and friends celebrated at the Boston Township Hall.

David Hazelwood celebrated his 91st birthday on April 5, 2019.

Congratulations to Peninsula Police Officer Alan Jones and Jodi Meyer on their recent engagement.

As Lily did, this column will be a little of everything. Please forward anything you wish published to AmyZ1028@aol.com.

Amy Anderson





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PENINSULA FLEA

The Peninsula Flea will return to Heritage Farms located at 6050 Riverview Road. The Peninsula Flea will be the first Saturday of the month beginning June 1, 2019. Hours at 10:00AM until 4:00PM. There will be two extra fleas on June 29 and July 6 to coincide with the Boston Mills ArtFest





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VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO OUR ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST

All the Pancakes You Care to Eat
Including: Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Orange Juice, Milk and Coffee.

When: Sunday May 5, 2019
Time: 8:00AM to 1:00PM
Where: Valley Fire Station
5287 Dogwood Drive
Peninsula Ohio, 44264 Cost is $8.00 for Adults and $4.00 for Kids 10 and under.
Tickets will be available at the door.

For more information call the station 330-657-2292

We look forward to seeing you there!!!

Any checks must be made out to: Valley Firefighters Incorporation





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PENINSULA LIBRARY

News from the Peninsula Library

On April 2, the Peninsula Library board held a special meeting to award a contract for the renovation project. Sander Construction from Akron was awarded the contract to begin construction the week of April 15. The project has been divided in two phases. The first phase will involve the total rebuilding of the library`s restrooms as described in the last issue of this newsletter. Also, the kitchen will be seeing new storage and a lunch counter for staff to have a place to have a quiet meal. The former original office area, untouched since 1964, will be renovated into a space to handle the packing and unpacking of the nearly 60,000 items per year which make up the library`s inter-library loans. All of this work is scheduled to be completed by Memorial Day. Once that phase is completed, the project will shift to the construction of a new front entrance and vestibule. The original open-roofed area by the front door will be enclosed and become part of the library building. During the course of the renovations, we have been generously granted permission by the Boston Township Trustees to move all of our programs to the Trustees` meeting room on the lower level of the Township Hall (1775 Main St., on the northeast corner of Riverview and Rt. 303). There are a few instances where a library program falls on a time when the township will be using their room for a meeting. The library has arranged in those instances to use the smaller meeting room upstairs which is managed by the Boston Township Hall Committee. If you have any doubt about where a meeting will be held, please contact the library at (330) 657-2665. While we are striving to foresee all potential scheduling conflicts, please bear with us as we navigate this construction project. On a related note, there are still many opportunities to make a financial contribution to this renovation project which will cost approximately $250,000. If you would like to contribute to the project, please use the donation form in this newsletter or contact Randy Bergdorf, Director, for more information.

Peninsula Library Programs

Classic Movie Night - First Thursday at 6:30PM
May 2 — Waterloo Bridge. (1940, 108 minutes)
June 6 — Stalag 17. (1953, 120 minutes)

Summer Reading Club Sign up Day — Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:30am-12pm Stop in the library to register for Summer Reading Club 2019 starting May 28. The theme this year for all ages is A Universe of Stories. Special registration activities for the kids will take place at 10:30am-Noon on Tuesday, May 28, but anyone may register for a Summer Reading Club Kit at any time during library hours starting May 28. Summer Reading Club is divided into three groups: Adults (18+), Tweens, (ages 12-17) and Children (ages 3-11).

Randy Bergdorf celebrated 40 years with the Peninsula Library
On April 1, 2019 Randy Bergdorf celebrated 40 years with the Peninsula Library. He and the staff celebrated with a cake and a card signed by many of his friends and library patrons. The diorama pictured above was made by the staff. It has actual photos of the circulation area. It is on display at the library.





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ARE YOU ABLE TO HELP?

Edna Ratner has lived in Boston Township for many years. During the big windstorm a tree fell on Edna`s house. Edna is 90 years old and her lease agreement with the park ended in February. They won`t fix it and there is no insurance. Some electrical work as well as roofing needs done. Edna is a wonderful and generous person who has done for everyone her whole life including running the Peninsula Art Academy for a lot of the time, and being on the board of The Peninsula Library for many years. I`m asking if anyone could help create a fundraiser for this or could help work on her house for her. If so please email me at caroladams@en.com.

Carol Adams





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LILY (BABORYK) FLEDER



LILY (BABORYK) FLEDER
Widow of Franklin E. Fleder; Mother of Anne (Fleder) Erickson and Adam R. Fleder

Lily Fleder passed away peacefully on March 12, 2019 at Friends Care Assisted Living. She had a brief decline and Hospice of Dayton eased her transition. She was 92 years old; just a few weeks short of her 93rd birthday.

Lily was born in Cleveland, Ohio to parents who emigrated from Poland. She was the youngest of 4 children. Her formative years were shaped by the Great Depression and World War II. She was the first in her extended family to attend and graduate from college. She met and married Frank Fleder in 1948, just after he returned from the war. She achieved a Bachelor`s degree in Sociology from Cleveland College (later Case Western Reserve University). She wrote for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and later taught English. She achieved a Master`s degree in Library Science from Kent State University and spent the majority of her professional years as the Librarian at the Cleveland Boys School in Hudson, Ohio.

Frank and Lily moved to Peninsula, Ohio in 1957 and raised their family there. Peninsula was a primary passion in Lily`s life. She was a fierce pioneer in historical preservation and restoration in Peninsula. She remained very active in the Peninsula community until 2013. A health event necessitated her move to Yellow Springs, Ohio to be closer to her daughter. In spite of her physical absence from Peninsula, it was still a primary passion in her life.

There will be a Celebration of Her Life Memorial Day weekend; her favorite Peninsula event. It will be at the Boston Township Hall on Saturday May 25, 2019, 11:00AM until 2:00PM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to either the Peninsula Foundation, the Peninsula Library, or Friends Care Memorial Fund.





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CONDOLENCES

Susan Rae Steidl passed away March 15, 2019. Susan was the financial manager for Braun & Steidl Architects, Inc. She is survived by husband Douglas; daughters Christina Steidl (Derek Koehl) and Tiffany Dooley; grandsons Jackson and Colten Dooley and granddaughters Kerany, Victoria, and Jessianne Koehl.

Dan Wurzbacher passed away March 16, 2019. Dan served in the United States Army and was retired from Ohio Edison. He served on Peninsula Council from July 9, 1979 until December 31, 1985. Dan is survived by his wife Jean, daughters, Linda (Rick) Weyandt and Marjorie (Michael) Carrino; grandchildren Ross and Sam Weyandt and Gabrielle and Nicholas Carrino.

Janet Mayer passed away April 14, 2019. She is survived by her husband Bob; children Todd (Patti) Mayer and Stacey (Brian) Hakes; grandchildren Joey and Andrew Mayer, and Kyle and Kevin Hakes.





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Valley Fire members attended Indianapolis conference

FDIC

Valley Fire members attended the FDIC conference in Indianapolis the week of April 7, 2019. Pictured above are Chief Charlie Riedel, Matt Leavitt, John Gordon, Nick Sternad, Lieutenant Mike Packard, Lieutenant Craig Moledor, Hannah August, Jay Skolnick, and Assistant Chief Dave Morehouse. Those attending completed a total of fifty-six hours in classroom training, plus 160 hours of research of equipment, software, and vehicles that will be considered for future purchase.





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REMEMBRANCE DAY/XTINGUISH
CELEBRATION/TORCH FEST


June 21, 2019 Noon to 4:00PM

Celebrating the Cuyahoga River. Plans continue for Remembrance Day 2019. We are excited to be celebrating the Cuyahoga River this year and the early citizens of the Valley who used the river for their livelihood. Historic individuals like Thomas Moody, Hermon Bronson, Lawrence Waterman, Charles Bouton, Thomas Wood and Alonzo Dee and others will be honored. Storyboards with photos and history will be interpreted by individuals in Civil War Era Outfits at both Peninsula and Boston. We hope to have music celebrating the Cuyahoga and other rivers. Mark your calendar for June 21, 2019 Noon to 4:00 PM.

This weekend marks the 50th Anniversary of the Burning of the Cuyahoga River which had a tremendous impact on the enactment of environmental legislation here and throughout the US. Please let us know if you would like to volunteer to share history. Contact Barbara Gedeon 330 858 9720.





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A CITIZEN`S SNAPSHOT OF PENINSULA`S VILLAGE COUNCIL

I attended the Regular Meeting of the Peninsula (Ohio) Village Council on March 11. It was a long meeting — about 3 1/2 hours, but it needn`t have been.

The meeting became bogged down, as have others I have attended. The muck was almost always the argumentative, courtroom-style of discussion favored by Councilman Kaplan, regardless of the topic. His comments at times were preceded by a declaration that he knew nothing of the subject, but that never stopped him from pushing forward with his thoughts. In fact, Mr. Kaplan has thoughts on everything. He uses a forceful, bullying style that quashes dissent as well as comment and discussion by others. This is not to say that Mr. Kaplan never adds to the discussion, because sometimes his comments are insightful and relevant. But healthy discussion does not take place as would-be participants are overwhelmed by Mr. Kaplan`s style and "I`m-the-smartest-person-in-the-room" attitude and approach.

Our Mayor is the President of the Village Council. It is his job to run and control the meetings, but his voice was never there as Mr. Kaplan ran off with the March 11 meeting. We have a Village solicitor — our lawyer, who is paid by the Village to make the legal determinations. But, with Mr. Kaplan making claims of possible illegality, conflict of interest and/or ethical violations, there was no input from the Solicitor or protest from Council regarding Mr. Kaplan`s lawyering. Why wouldn`t members of Council stop the Kaplan barrage and ask the Solicitor they are paying for his opinion? Mr. Kaplan is not the paid legal authority and it is not up to him to categorically make such determinations. In fact, Mr. Kaplan is usurping the Solicitor`s role and being allowed to do so by the Mayor. It is hard to tell if the Mayor is intimidated by Mr. Kaplan and therefore simply allows the behavior, or whether the situation is worse than that and he is allowing Mr. Kaplan to act as the de facto person in charge. I do not know the answer, but it is concerning.

It doesn`t take long at one of these meetings to see that Mr. Kaplan has a favorite target and that is Councilwoman Dee Holody. It appears that Mr. Kaplan tries hard to control what she does and what he does not want her to do. It also looks like the Mayor approves of Mr. Kaplan`s treatment of Councilwoman Holody. During a previous Council meeting, when Ms. Holody reported to Council that she had met with ODOT to discuss options for managing the flow of heavy truck traffic through the Village, Mr. Kaplan objected to her meeting with ODOT, asking her by whose authority she had the meeting. But wait — don`t we want our representatives to meet with people and ask questions and research things like that?

When Mr. Kaplan learned that Ms. Holody was meeting with one of our State Representatives regarding Wastewater funding challenges that face the Village, he launched into a tirade about her acting outside of her role as a Councilperson. In fact, he did everything he could to prevent her scheduled meeting, even writing a letter on behalf of the Mayor to be sent to the Representative`s office. Fortunately, even the Mayor saw through Mr. Kaplan`s bias on this one. Kaplan went further on March 11, telling Ms. Holody she might be acting illegally and unethically with her intended meeting with her Senator. What??!??!!

Then Mr. Kaplan continued the attack with back and forth arguments regarding the maintenance and repair to Bishop Road. Ms. Holody, one of three residents on the road, had asked for repairs after several years of no maintenance to the road. Mr. Kaplan`s comments on the subject included talk of abandoning the road, then questioning whether it was the Village`s responsibility (it was, the Mayor acknowledged) and finally telling Ms. Holody that she likely had a conflict of interest because she lived on the road and so on. There are other 0, 1, 2 and 3-resident roads in the Village. Are there such discussions about abandoning those roads instead of fixing them? Maybe, but I seriously doubt it.

So, is Councilwoman Holody really acting illegally, unethically and in conflict with the interests of the Village by asking for repairs to the road on which she lives, or by exploring options with ODOT for limiting large truck traffic through Peninsula`s quaint, pedestrian-filled downtown district? C`mon… Mr. Kaplan (and the Mayor) can paint Ms. Holody as a bad actor and continue to question her actions, even abuse her. But, as an observer, what I see is that she is one of several very good people trying to do good work for the benefit of Peninsula.

The fact is, Ms. Holody is a doer! She marches forward with willful, but polite determination to make things happen. Isn`t that what we want from our council representatives? And Councilwoman Holody is not alone. Councilman Matusz has been diligent with his excellent work regarding road improvements and the Service Department. Councilman Schneider has contributed and managed the issues in Peninsula on all fronts for many years in one capacity or another. Councilman Weigand has shown excellent results in his work with the Chamber of Commerce, and in updating the Long Range Plan with the Planning Commission. Councilwoman Booth successfully managed the care and maintenance as liaison for Building and Grounds.

From what I have observed, all of our Council members are capable people, with much to contribute…if Mr. Kaplan will let them. There is an interesting dynamic at the Council table when the thrashing of Ms. Holody begins. The others shake or lower their heads as they seem to wonder how things got so far off the rails. I am sure it is hard to remain enthusiastic about doing work that benefits the Village when there is such risk of being verbally attacked and maligned by the loudest voice at the table..

Mr. Mayor — Take control of your meeting. Don`t let one self-proclaimed "authority" shut down those elected to serve our Village. Encourage Council members to continue to look for resolutions to the issues, problems and challenges the Village faces. Stop worrying about who will get the credit for good ideas. Let the ideas flow. Some will be good, some not so good and some great. I believe you will find solutions among them.

Michael S. Mraz





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THE LITTLE HOUSE AT THE END OF CANAL STREET

There is a little house at the end of Canal Street. Most of us have walked by it. We have seen it slowly deteriorate through the years and we have wondered…why? Why would someone let their house just waste away? Why doesn`t someone fix it up? Why doesn`t someone step in and do something?

These are tough questions with no clear answers.

Growing up in Peninsula I remember this house as the place where Mrs. Smerk raised her three grandsons. She would bring the boys to church on Sunday and to the quarry during the summer and at the end of the day they would walk down the hill to the little house and the end of Canal Street. Nothing fancy, but it provided shelter for a family.

The house changed hands a number of times, renovations were started and never completed. It housed what appeared to be a tobacco business ( I thought that was interesting), but once that left…nothing. It was just left alone, at the end of Canal Street, seemingly forgotten and yet it was still there, holding its own, overlooking the river and the towpath.

A couple of years ago, the roof was compromised. I heard a tree fell on it. It doesn`t really matter- no one fixed it and now most of that roof is in the basement, and the house is literally about to cave in on itself.

So why should this matter to all of us? Let`s go back to the beginning of when the house was built. It is easy to find this information, it is on the National Historic Register. The house was built in 1873 as part of the Lawrence Waterman canal boat operation on the west side of the Cuyahoga. Mr. Waterman ran the largest canal boat building facility in Peninsula. Mr. Waterman was held in high regard in Peninsula. He owned what is now Heritage Farms. Much of the timber used to build the canal boats came from his farm. He also owned the stone quarrys that fueled Peninsula`s commerce and brought many of the immigrants to this region, my great grandfather included. What a time that must have been- imagine the miners and the canal boat builders from all over the world converging on this tiny village. Mr. Waterman built this house, as part of this operation. The house was used as a workshop for building canal boats and later used as a dormitory style building for canal boat builders to live. Local history says that at one time there was a bridge from the Center Street level into this building. This is gone.

If you walk past the house today, you will see a structure that is all but forgotten. The Village has declared it a nuisance and has posted No Trespassing signs. Vandals have sprayed profanity and graffiti on its walls…more attention than this structure has seen in nearly 20 years. The Village is moving forward in having the house demolished. It would be done already if not for Council asking to see the bids from contractors for the task. But never the less, it has little time left unless someone steps in.

As the Executive Director of the Peninsula Foundation, I think a lot about the history of our Village, the history of the buildings in our Village, and how best to preserve this history for future generations. The little house at the end Canal Street has a history, it is part of Peninsula. What a shame it will be if this goes away. Is there not another solution?

Karen James





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SERVICES

TREE TRIMMING: Tree trimming, storm clean-up, general clean-up. Call Tom the Tree Guy at 330-760-4105.

NEED HELP WITH ODD JOBS?: The Wessel kids are here to help with all your odd jobs and spring chores. Call 234-817-1813.

SONSHINE CLEANING SERVICE: Residential (including Apartments), Commercial, Offices, Floors, Walls, Windows, Bathrooms, etc. $10 off first cleaning and $10 off for every referral that uses us. Three hour minimum please. Please contact Claudia Norris at (440) 915-9957. Local references available.

REAL ESTATE SERVICES: Your hometown Real Estate agent, looking to buy or sell your home call us. Sylvia Tonhaeuser/ Robin Shrader Remax Trends 330-329-1851. No one knows Peninsula or Boston Township better.

LICENSED ELECTRICIAN- Peninsula resident. Great rates/Quick service. Call Steve at 330-310-1061. Ohio license #El22934.

COMPANION SERVICES: Are you a senior seeking senior companion services? Well, help is here. Call Kimberly for more details. 330-285-6962

LOCAL CERTIFIED MECHANIC, Peninsula (six years) Mechanical/ Electrical/ Lite Body Repair/ and Full Vehicle Detailing, Seven days a week, by appointment only. Very Professional with references if needed. All work comes with a one year warranty. Anthony Bruce 330-907-7287. Very text friendly.

PROJECT FEEDING KIDS: Find the best prices for every essential service, both residential and commercial while helping feed children in the community. We work with top brands, such as DirecTv, Dish, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, gas, electric, and merchant services. Call Kelly at 330-203- 9713.

CARPET, AREA RUG AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING: We`re different! Citrus-based organic system using ion-exchange technology. Unbeatable results. Drying times average two hours and no dirt-attracting residue is left behind. 20% discount when you mention this ad. For additional information, questions or to schedule, call Sandy or Jim Sadens at 330-657-2113. clevelandcleanpro.com

NEED A HAND? CALL THE HANDYMAN! Bath resident, Joshua Kastelic 15+ years experience. Honest, Quality, On-Time 330-289-8181 thehandyman_can@rocketmail.com

PET SITTING IN YOUR HOME: For all your pet sitting needs, contact Precious Pets Sitting Service at 216-701-4181. Providing visits, midday walks, and overnight service since 1997. Rates start $15/day, insured/bonded, Veterinary Technician.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Your photographer neighbor. For all photography needs. www.KelleyWeitzelPhotography.com

LICKITY-SPLIT: Firewood, tree cutting and wood splitting. Call Scott Ensign at 330-657-2462.

ALEXANDER WATER: 330-923-0014.

CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING: Award-winning custom picture framing since 1992, with framing consultations at your home or office, delivery and installation. Instruction with social media and marketing. Fine Art Services - Assisting artists, designers, corporate & residential clients in the selection, display and proper framing of art. 330-657-2228.

SAWMILL SERVICE: From firewood to tree removal, all the way to decks, porches, & more. We do it all, give me a call! Wells Construction/S & S Sawmill, Seth, (330) 352-0210.

FOR SALE: Studio Joe, this century modern furniture. Small scale production, large scale unique. Visit us at STUDIOJOE.US or call (330) 212-3966.