THINGS TO DO TODAY
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1 Properly dispose of Old Glory
Twinsburg VFW Post 4929 will host its annual flag disposal ceremony, offering proper disposal of old and worn American flags, April 29 at Glenn Chamberlin Park at noon. People are urged to drop off American flags at VFW Post 4929, 9825 Ravenna Road, at any time of the day. The ceremony features members of the local VFW assisted by members of a local Boy Scout troop.
2 Opening Day for the Twinsburg Baseball League
Stop out at the Liberty Park baseball fields April 29 for a full day of baseball action on the diamonds, as the Twinsburg Baseball League hosts its opening day festivities for 2017. The national anthem will be sung and Mayor Ted Yates will toss out the first pitch at 8:45 a.m. Games will be on all four fields at Liberty Park from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. More than 40 teams comprising 500 players will play, and more than 2,000 spectators are expected.
3 Drop off those scrap tires
For $1 per tire, residents (not businesses) are invited to drop off their scrap tires April 29 at ReWorks' Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center, 1201 Graham Road in Stow, from 9 to 11 a.m. Recycling tires not only diverts them from a landfill, but helps them gain new life as eco-friendly products. ReWorks contracts with Lightner Tires, a Summit County business based here since 1963, to provide scrap tire recycling services. Recycled tires can find their way into turf, asphalt rubber and synthetic sports fields' surfaces.