July 4th, 2013 Roaming Shores Fireworks Display


The Annual Roaming Shores Fireworks Display will be on July 4th at 10pm (Rain Date on July 5th).

From 9:30 to 10:30, tune your boat radios & home stereos to 104.7 WKKY. 10pm Fireworks begin with Fireworks Music.

The Fireworks are fired off from Beach 2 and are best viewed by boat or from the Beach 1 area (West) overlooking the lake towards Beach 2 (East).

Thank you to our 5 sponsors who donated towards broadcasting the fireworks music accompanying the fireworks.

  • Crandall & Company Builders
  • Edward Cup & Associates, CPAs
  • NEO Electric Supply Company
  • C&L Law Service, Inc.
  • Penguin Mechanical (Heating and Cooling)

Many thanks to the 202 families who donated $11,660 to provide this year’s event. Your generosity to the Roaming Shores Community is greatly appreciated.

And special thanks to Bob & Carol Delly who worked very hard to plan and organize the Annual Fireworks Display!!


Attention Boaters: Lake Roaming Rock is NO WAKE after sunset. This rule is strictly enforced. Don’t risk your safety or that of others.

Section 4.24 of the RomeRock Association Boating, Skiing, and Swimming Rules states:
“Lake Roaming Rock will be “NO WAKE” from sunset to sunrise, with the exception of Fireworks night, which is “NO WAKE” from 8:00 PM till the following sunrise.”

Sunset times can be found under the “Current Weather” section of the website (right column) or on this website. Take note of the sunset time before heading out in the evening.

With Sympathy: Chris Tadsen

Chris was an employee of the Village of Roaming Shores and a good friend to many both in the Village and the Association. Our condolences to his family. Chris will be dearly missed!

From the Star Beacon:
ROCK CREEK — Christopher Mark Tadsen, age 57, died after an unexpected illness on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at his residence.

He was born in Euclid, Ohio, on May 29, 1956, the son of Francis and Margaret (Vogler) Tadsen. A Veteran, he served in the U.S. Army.

Chris worked for the Village of Roaming Shores as a Treatment Plant Operator.

He was the past Village Administrator for Rock Creek Village. He enjoyed drag racing, motorcycles and drag raced for many years. He liked spending time with his grandchildren, building models, and being with the family dog, “Ransom”.

Survivors include his daughter, Brittany Marie Tadsen; grandchildren, Gage Titan Christopher and Daelyn Denika Marley Garrett; brothers, Jim (Cheryl), Thomas (Frankie), Stephen (Carol) and Michael (Dee) Tadsen; sisters, Mary Jo (Joe Gauntner) Tadsen, Molly (Ed) Allar, Teresa (George) Brick, Kate Amato and Rosemary (Jay) Bellissimo; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Margaret “Peg” Tadsen.

Visitation will be held at the PAINE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 140 E. Main St., Orwell, Ohio, on Wednesday, June 26th, from 3 to 4:45 p.m.

A Funeral Service will take place the same day at 5 p.m. Following the services a reception will take place at the Morgan Hose Volunteer Fire Dept., Rock Creek, Ohio.

At the families request, please do not send flowers. Contributions can be made to his daughter, Brittany Tadsen, towards an educational fund for the grandchildren.

Fireworks Restricted Area Map


In preparation for the July 4th Fireworks Display, Buoys will be set up around the Beach 2 area. No Boats will be allowed in this area from 8pm July 4th until the end of the Fireworks Display.

The entire lake will be NO WAKE starting at 8pm!!

2013 Concession Stand Menu

The Roaming Shores Concession Stand is located at Beach 1 across from the Clubhouse.

Hours: 7 Days a Week – Noon to 6pm

Thank you for your Patronage!


Weed Harvester Protocol


The RomeRock Association’s policy on its use of the weed harvester is to maintain an open channel for boats to pass through. Clearing out weeds around individual docks is a time consuming operation and the harvester is not an efficient tool for this type of work.

Removal of shoreline vegetation is the responsibility of the property owner. Garden rakes are better suited to remove weeds from around docks and seawalls.

Maneuvering the weed harvester too closely to docks risks damage to docks, nearby watercraft, and the harvester itself.

If weeds are becoming a problem in your channel or cove, please call the Association Office and we will add your lot to our list. Please ensure that your lot number is viable from your dock, this is a big help for our maintenance department.

Upcoming Director’s Meetings

On Tuesday, June 18th @ 7:30pm the Board of Directors will be holding a Workshop at the Clubhouse to discuss the 2013 Board’s Vision for Capital Improvements.

Because of the 4th of July Holiday, the Board of Directors July meeting will be held on Thursday, July 11th @ 7:30pm at the Village Hall.

Both of these meetings are open to Members in Good Standing.

Jason P. Scribben Memorial 3 on 3 Volleyball Tournament and Bicentennial Raffle


Jason P. Scribben was a senior at Grand Valley High School and died in a boating accident on Lake Roaming Rock on July 4, 1998. The volleyball court at Lake Roaming Rock was dedicated to him, and the community started a fund in honor of him.

Jason’s family took the community fund and started the Jason P. Scribben Memorial Scholarship that is awarded every year to a Grand Valley Senior. The Scribben family has one fund raiser around or on the 4th of July in honor of Jason.

This year the annual Jason P. Scribben 3 on 3 Volleyball Tournament and Bicentennial raffle will be held July 6th 2013 at the Roaming Shores Beach#1 Club House. The tournament will start at 1pm and registration will begin at 12:00pm. If you would like to register early or have any questions, please call (440) 812-5554.

Trophies and t-shirts will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams and there is no registration fee, but donations are accepted. So please come and join us as we celebrate Jason P. Scribben’s memories and help raise money for a special scholarship to a future graduate of Grand Valley High School.

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

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