by Dan Holland and Sue Serdinak Freemasonry was founded in the Middle Ages by stonemasons who traveled from town to town to build lodges. They established rituals and passwords so non-masons could not pass themselves off as experienced stonemasons. Rituals and secrecy became part of the character of Freemasonry in the following centuries. With titles […]
Mike Marks grows tropical bonsai trees in his house, and that’s not all. “I have trees from four continents, 18 kinds of rainforest ficuses,’’ he said. “I like growing things, so yes, I like trees.’’ Marks turned his love of plants into a project for the Bath-Richfield Kiwanis. He branched out, pardon the expression, from […]
The last name of Michelle Zkiab, owner of Michelle Renee Beauty, was incorrect in the November Richfield Times. We apologize for the error.
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by Sue Serdinak As chaos reigns around the world, the majority of registered voters in Richfield fulfilled their civic duty and voted on November 7. Summit County Board of Elections data shows that over 62% of registered voters in Richfield Village and Township and in the Revere School District cast their vote. Village and township […]
by Laura Bednar Revere High School students and first-graders from Richfield Elementary participated in the Nov. 10 Veterans Day program, celebrating with a breakfast, presentations and musical tributes. The day began with a breakfast for veterans and their families, followed by a presentation from the first-graders, who sang three songs and read two poems recognizing […]
The Holiday Season is upon us. I wish everyone a very merry and happy holiday season. If you are traveling to another destination for the holidays, please drive safely and sanely. Please welcome Brett Lee as our newest full-time police officer, Nori as a full-time K-9 police officer and Cody Widlak as our newest full-time […]
Sheila Schreiner (on the ground) directsservice department employee Jeff Teccoto places on the community Christmastree where lights are needed. Photo byS. Serdinak.
by Sue Serdinak Nov. 8 village council meeting Following the swearing in of Cody Widlak as a full-time fire medic, Richfield Village Fire Chief George Seifert announced that all of the positions in the department are filled for the first time in 11 years. Seifert said the department has retained competent fire medics because the […]
by Sue Serdinak Nov. 21 village council meeting In a busy meeting, Richfield Village Council approved advertising for bids for two tennis courts and six pickleball courts south of Town Hall. Mayor Michael Wheeler said there is about $750,000 in the budget for the courts, and the village engineer estimates the cost to be $732,000. […]
I wish you and your loved ones a happy and blessed holiday season. I hope you enjoy quality time with family and friends. This is a time for unity and peace, which we are fortunate to have here in Richfield. I pray that other parts of the world experience them as well. At the township, […]
by Dan Holland Nov. 2 township trustees meeting Richfield Village Police Officer Jake Totten attended the meeting with his newly-trained canine officer, Nori, a two-year-old Dutch Shepherd. Totten and Nori concluded 200 hours of training at Tri-State Canine Services in Warren on Sept. 29 and were certified by the state as a canine patrol team. […]
The Richfield Town Trust will award business grants in 2024 to properties located in the Richfield Historic District. Using money that was raised by the Chamber of Commerce Sweet Corn Bike Ride, the nonprofit will award up to $7,000 in 2024 for properties in the historic district that are used commercially. The Town Trust will […]
Trick or Treat on the Trail and Spooky Tales brought about 900 people to the Richfield Heritage Preserve on October 22 over a three-hour period. The annual event, sponsored by Richfield Joint Recreation District and the Village of Richfield Parks and Recreation offered a variety of activities, such as candy stations, a spooky story walk, […]