Labor Day Trash Pickup

Please note that there will be no trash pickup on Labor Day. Trash pickup for the week will be delayed by one day.

With Sympathy: Dr. Chester J. Prusinski

From the Star Beacon:

AUSTINBURG TOWNSHIP — Dr. Chester J. Prusinski, age 73, a resident of Roaming Shores, Ohio, passed away Monday, August 6, 2012, at Austinburg Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Oct. 5, 1938, he was the son of the late Chester Frank and Rose (Szarwark) Prusinski.

Dr. Prusinski was in private practice as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in Cleveland and Jefferson, Ohio and Medical Director at Glenbeigh in Rock Creek, Ohio.

He was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous (24 years); Benedictine Catholic High School Alumni; Case University (now Case Western Reserve) Alumni; Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni (1963 Graduate); Board Certified in Addiction Medicine; and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Assoc.

He enjoyed travel, skiing, boating, aviation, reading, motorcycles, ball games and woodworking.

Survivors include his children: Christopher (Laleh) Prusinski D.O. of Melbourne, Fla., Monica (David) Bugar of Youngstown, Ohio, Brian Prusinski of Oceanside, Calif.; Paula (Ronald II) Prusinski-Ritner of Gates Mills, Ohio, and Danielle (James) Myers and her mother, Joy Prusinski, both of Columbus, Ohio; step-son, Kelly Bitsko of Highland Heights., Ohio; grandchildren, Amanda and Christian Prusinski, Gregory and Monique Ledesma and Brady, Joshua and Eli Myers; and brothers, David (Wilma) Prusinski of Delaware, Ohio, and Timothy (Arlene) Prusinski of Elyria, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Rose Prusinski; and spouses, Barbara and Cleo.

Memorial Service will be celebrated 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 28th, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 3049 Route 45, Rock Creek, Ohio 44084, with Father David Weikart as celebrant.

Calling Hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, August 27th, at WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.

The family requests donations to: American Brain Foundation, 201 Chicago Ave. South, Minneapolis, Minn. 55415,

Arrangements were entrusted to WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva. Obituary and condolences at

President’s Comments – August 2012

The Board of Directors has decided to lower the lake his fall. No exact date has been established yet, but it appears that the drawdown will begin sometime around November first. More details will be available after the September Board Meeting.

The clubhouse parking lot and 2-1/2 miles of Lake Vue Drive and Morning Star (from route 6 to Acacia circle) will be chip and sealed this year. Specialized Construction Inc. was the low bidder this year at $75,900. Russell Standard, our historic paving supplier, was asked to quote but never quoted on the job.

In September, I have been asked to attend an OLCA meeting at Lakengren in western Ohio to take part in discussions regarding lake dredging. I will report to you the high points of these discussions at the September Board Meeting. Also during September, on the 13th at 6:30 PM in the clubhouse, Mr. Tom Grabow, Regional Dredge Supervisor, for the Ohio State Parks system will discuss his experiences dredging at Grand Lake St Marys. The meeting is open to all. Please plan to attend and bring all of your questions regarding dredging with you.

Our recent offer to purchase land for the DMRA (Dredge Material Relocation Area) is still under discussion. Mainly our respective lawyers are working out language between the parties. I expect this process to be completed by early September. Then the Engineering begins for the design of the DMRA and the pipeline routes to and from the lake. After that is complete, we can submit the designs and our permit application to the Army Corp of Engineers for approval.

The office will start the winter hours schedule on the 15th of September. The office hours are Wednesday thru Saturday 8:00AM to 6:00PM. The office will be closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of each week.

Barry O’Connell

With Sympathy: Miriam A. Kurth

From the Star Beacon:

ROAMING SHORES — Miriam A. Kurth, age 78, of Evening Star Dr., Roaming Shores, died Saturday morning, August 18, 2012, at her residence.

She was born July 8, 1934, in Cleveland, the daughter of Julius and Elisabeth (Aumuller) Hessenthaler and had lived in Roaming Shores since 1993, coming from North Olmsted. She was married to Don Kurth on August 6, 1955, in North Olmsted.

Mrs. Kurth was supervisor of collections for the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. for 41 years, retiring in 1992.

She is survived by a sister, Rita (David) McKenzie of Winter Green, Va.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Don in March of this year; and a twin sister, Caroline Hayes.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 24th, at the Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, with the Rev. Fred Grimm, of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m., Thursday, at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Westlake.

Visitation will be from 10 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League, 5970 Green Road, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.

Obituary and condolences at and

Rome Volunteer Fire Department Steak Fry & Chinese Auction

The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will be having a Steak Fry & Chinese Auction this Saturday (August 25th) from 4pm-7:30pm at the Rome Fire Hall (located at the corner of Rts. 45 & 6).


(Chinese Auction starts at 6:00. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN)



For tickets call 440-536-6227 or 440-563-5257, or any of your Rome Firefighters

Friday’s Potluck Supper Cancelled

Edited on August 16th:
Since no host was found for this Friday’s F & N Potluck Supper, it has been cancelled. If you would be interested in hosting the October Supper, please contact Friends & Neighbors.

Free Firewood

A land owner located 1.5 miles East of Roaming Shores on Hayford and Stumpville Road is allowing those who need firewood access to 100 acres of his land that is being select cut-crop released. There are numerous trails that provide easy access to the firewood. Please avoid driving on these trails when wet to avoid creating ruts. Also, please do not litter. The firewood you take out is free and unlimited and easy to handle, only take the wood that is on the ground. Do not cut standing trees.

If you need help loading or cutting firewood, there are men there who can help for a small fee. Arrangements can also be made to have precut wood delivered.
To get a premission slip and directions, call Elvis at 216-233-6600 or John 440-487-2665 or email at

New Pool Hours

Beginning today, Monday Aug. 6, 2012, the RRA pools will begin closing at 9pm until the end of the season.


Office Info:

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8, Rome, OH 44085

Located at 1875 US Route 6, Roaming Shores, OH 44085


(Closed 9/18 – 9/20) for OLCA Conference)
7 Days a Week
9am – 5pm

 Winter Hours begin 9/23

Office: (440) 563-3170
Fax: (440) 563-5667

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