11/5/18 Power Outage

Edit: Power has been restored

Various areas in the Shores are currently experiencing a power outage. The estimated time for power restoration is 6pm on 11/05/2018.

You can follow the status of repairs by clicking the button below for the FirstEnergy Outage Center.

FirstEnergy Outage Info

Election Information

This Tuesday, November 6th is the Midterm Election. For residents of Roaming Shores, the polling place is the Clubhouse which is located at 13 Roaming Rock Blvd, Roaming Shores, OH 44085. The polls will be open state-wide from 6:30am to 7:30pm.

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Can the Cruiser Food Drive – Nov 17th

The Roaming Shores Police Department would like to encourage and invite our community and the surrounding communities to participate in our first annual Can the Cruiser Food Drive. On November 17th from 11:00 to 3:00 the Roaming Shores Police Department’s cruisers will be parked at two locations, #1 the Village of Roaming Shores Administration Building; 2500 Hayford Road, Roaming Shores Ohio 44084 and #2 the Rome Rock Association Office; 1875 Rt 6, Rome Ohio 44085, to accept new nonperishable food items and monetary donations. All donations collected will be delivered to Country Neighbor and ultimately be used for their Christmas Food Basket Program.

Please do not clean out your pantry and donate expired goods, they are unusable and will have to be thrown away.

The Country Neighbor Program serves the needs of Southern Ashtabula and Northern Trumbull Counties and prepares approximately 175 meals daily to be delivered across the area. Country Neighbor is also Ashtabula County’s main food bank which supports approximately 15 food pantries spread across Ashtabula County. In addition to the above programs Country Neighbor also has numerous additional programs and services in the following six classifications: COMMUNITY SERVICES, HEALTH/WELLNESS SERVICES, OLDER ADULT SERVICES, NUTRITION PROGRAMS, PAPERWORK ASSISTANCE, CAREGIVER ASSISTANCE. For more information in reference to these programs and other services provided by Country Neighbor log onto their web site at www.countryneighbor.org

Again, we encourage you to take part in this event and look forward to seeing you on the 17th.

If you have any questions in reference to the CAN THE CRUISER event, please feel free to email us at: rspd@roamingshorespd.org

Halloween Recap

It may have been rainy, but that didn’t stop anyone from having fun Trick-or-treating or at the Halloween Happening at the Clubhouse over the weekend!

Halloween 2018 Album

Thanks go out to Chief Will Roskos and his family, the Roaming Shores Police Department, Leeann Moses, Jen Addair, Marlene Hocevar and Audrey Fettig for helping out during the event!

Thank you to Danielle Jackson, Irene Burg, Kathy Maznik, the Hutters, and Tom & Nan-Marie Graham for donating candy for the event and to John Ball for the spooky decorations!

From RSPD Chief Will Roskos

Even though the weather did not cooperate with us on Saturday the Trick-or-Treat after party and costume contest at the RRA clubhouse went extremely well. We would estimate that about 100 people bundled up and came out to participate in the community event. Of our five different categories Mr. Aiden Baker; of the Middle School Division, in his scary clown outfit was ultimately deemed our overall best in show costume contestant.

Listed below are the top three winners in each of the five categories.

Elementary School and Younger
#1 Allie Raines
#2 Addison Gillespie
#3 Maddie Chan

Middle School
#1 Aidan Baker
#2 Wyatt Bandeuender
#3 Aleaya Salyer

High School
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Adult
#1 Rick Brothers
#2 Stacie Fisher
#3 Mike Schwentker

Group
#1 Ghostbusters Jackson Sanzo, Gabriel Sanzo, Camden Sanzo

#2 Scooby-Goo Mike Schwentker, Stacie Fisher, Andie Fisher, Breah Schwentker

#3 Assorted Critters Libby Bandeuender, Isabelle Aughinbaugh, Liliona Aughinbaugh

I would like to thank the communities’ residents, our special groups and our local business for their continued support and donations which ultimately make these events possible. In addition, I would like to personally thank our volunteers; Amy Roskos, Audrey Fettig, Carolyn Beck, Jeanne Clements, Jen Addair, Leeann Moses, Linda Myers, Madison Roskos and Marlene Hocevar for their decoration of the clubhouse and/or their preparation of the food and beverages that were served during the event.

I truly hoped that everyone enjoyed this event and we look forward to seeing you again next year.

Will Roskos
Chief of Police
Roaming Shores Police Department
2500 Hayford Road
Roaming Shores, Ohio 44084
440 563-3135
chief@roamingshorespd.org

 

Dredging Advisory Board Meeting to be Rescheduled

Please note that the Dredging Advisory Board meeting that was scheduled for November 3rd will be rescheduled. The Board will decide on a new date at their meeting this week on November 1st at 7:30pm in the Clubhouse.

Holiday Winery Bus Tour

The STARS Club will be hosting a Holiday Winery Bus Tour on Friday, November 30th. Come see our local wineries decorated for Christmas time while enjoying their wines and fellowship with your friends and neighbors.

The wineries we will be touring are: Laurentia, Laurello Vineyards, South River Winery, and Red Eagle Distillery.

The first 28 to RSVP will be guaranteed a seat on the bus. Tickets are $30/each. You must be over 21 years of age. To reserve your spot or if you have any questions, contact Barb at 440-645-7365.

We will meet at the Clubhouse parking lot at 4:45pm. The buses will leave at 5pm!

Winterization Tips

Weekenders and Snowbirds: As you may recall, a few homes in the Shores fell victim to frozen pipes that burst last winter. Please remember to shut off your water when you’re winterizing your homes! You can do so at the water meter inside your house.

If you need assistance, you can contact the RSV Utility Dept at 440-563-3146 or Vic Virmala, the Utility Supervisor, at 440-474-2302.

Fishing Club News – Oct 2018

On Oct 13th , the club hosted our yearly Clam Bake. There was a poor turnout, but the clams were great and everyone had a good time!

The big fish for September was a 17in bass caught by John Klein.

Our next meeting will be on Monday, November 12th at 7:30pm at the Clubhouse. This is the meeting that determines the direction of the club.

Questions to be asked and settled are:

Does the club want a bass tournament? A couples tournament? Do we want to help stock grass carp? Do we want to stock fat-head minnows? Do we want a fish fry? Do we want a clam bake?

Please come to the meeting to vote on these issues.  If you’re not a member, please come and you can join for 2019.

Leaves a Falling 2018

Fall in Northeast Ohio offers many beautiful and vibrant colors along the tree line.  Often those colors create a scene that could easily be mistaken for paint on a canvas.  Soon those beautiful colors paint the ground and so begins the yearly labors of picking up leaves before the first snow blows.

Some residents may be inclined to simply blow their leaves into the lake or culverts.  When leaves are blown into the lake, the leaves accumulate on the water surface, especially in the backs of coves and along certain areas of our shoreline.  As the leaves begin to decompose, the leaves will accumulate on the lake bottom around docks and places where people swim and fish.   The decomposition of the leaves is what eats up dissolved oxygen (DO), which degrades water quality.  It makes for a very rotten, squishy, unpleasant lake bottom.

The decomposition of those leaves in the lake contributes to;

  • The depletion of dissolved oxygen (DO).
  • Nutrient overloading, which later leads to algae blooms.
  • Filling in of lake and cove areas.

What YOU can do:

  • Not blow leaves or grass clippings into the culverts, street or lake.
  • Mulch your leaves when mowing. Mowing more often will make it easier on you and allow your mulching mower to do the hard work.  Think of the mulched leaves as tea leaves.  When they are mulched into small pieces, the nutrients can be extracted much easier by water or rain and feed the soil reducing the need to use commercial fertilizer.  And it’s free!
  • Bag your leaves each fall before they blow into the lake.
  • USE our COMPOST SITE. This is a great Roaming Shores resource!

With the help of all our residents and continuing to act a stewards of Lake Roaming Rock, our combined efforts will continue to maintain and improve our water quality.

Remember to Love the Lake and Be Lake Responsible

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Office Info:

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

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

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8am – 6pm
Closed Sunday & Monday

 

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Fax: (440) 563-5667

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