Wednesday, July 4, 2012
We asked you to submit your favorite patriotic tunes and created a Spotify playlist.
Happy 4th of July! Whether you plan to celebrate America's freedom by watching a parade or two, having a cookout, oohing and ahhing at fireworks or just hanging out by the pool, we wanted to make sure you had the soundtrack for it. Last week, we asked you to submit your favorite patriotic songs. We compiled them into a Spotify playlist and now we're giving it back to you. Note: To listen to the playlist, you must be a Spotify user. To play, click the "Play" button at the top of the list and it should launch your Spotify application. If the playlist doesn't load, try clicking "Play" with Spotify already open. Happy listening and have a great holiday!
Friday, June 29, 2012
Patch wants to help you get ready for fireworks this Fourth of July. Check out our interactive map and get info on all the shows in Northeast Ohio.
Fireworks fans, have we got a guide for you! With the Fourth of July holiday fast approaching, Patch has compiled a guide with information on the fireworks shows going on across Northeast Ohio. From Avon to Mentor, and down to North Canton, we've got you covered for Independence Day. So check out our interactive map to find a show near you, or see a list of the shows below. Their sorted by date, with the first shows on June 30 and the latest on July 7. Did we miss any good shows? Tell us in the comments so we can add it to the map! Happy Fourth of July from Patch. Enjoy the fireworks! BRECKSVILLE When: June 30 Where: The fireworks can be seen from downtown (Public Square, intersection of Brecksville Road and state Route 82) Time: About 10 …
Monday, July 4, 2011
Whether you’re searching for a way to spend the holiday or looking for tips to improve your fireworks photo-taking skills, you can find it here.
Aren’t sure how you’re spending the holiday? Check out our list of local fireworks displays on Cuyahoga Falls Patch and affordable options in last week’s Frugal Family. If you’re planning to celebrate at home, you might want to check out our list of businesses and offices that will be closed today before you run out to pick up some last-minute items. And make sure to keep safety in mind at home. First, make sure you know Ohio’s rules on fireworks. Then check out this Moms Talk on Strongsville Patch that’s filled with tips for keeping kids safe during the holiday. Don’t forget about the pets. Westlake Patch has some tips for how to keep dogs calm during fireworks displays. If your no. 1 goal this holiday is to get a crystal clear photo of …
Put yourself in the patriotic spirit and celebrate at these family-friendly events nearby!
Editor's Note: Please take note, this is the 2011 July 4 schedule. The 2012 schedule will be posted June 29. Fireworks Displays The annual free outdoor concert will feature a two-hour performance by the Brass Band of Western Reserve. The concert starts at 8 p.m., followed by a fireworks display at about 10 p.m. Blossom Festival Concerts: opening concert, July 2 at 8 p.m.; Salute to the U.S.A., July 3 at 8 p.m.; Stars and Stripes and Sousa Forever, July 4 at 8 p.m. Click here for ticket information for the events above. On July 4, the downtown Akron fireworks display will begin at 9:50 p.m. The display will correspond with the Akron Symphony playing the 1812 Overture. The 25th annual fireworks will take place at dusk over Turkeyfoot Lake. …
The week will start off with a holiday, and there’s plenty going on later this week.
It’s the Fourth of July! Check out our list of closed businesses and offices, like City Hall and the Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, before you head out to run any errands today. If your recycling and trash pick-up day is typically on Monday, it will be on Tuesday this week, according to the Service Department’s website. City Council meets at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. The Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library has a number of activities for children this week, from their regular storytimes to a special event on Thursday. Check the library's calendar for more details. And there are two blood drives in Brecksville this week. According to the American Red Cross website, there will be a blood drive from 1 …
Friday, July 1, 2011
The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of rain tonight, tomorrow and Sunday.
Brecksville can expect more warm temperatures and a chance of rain this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The service is predicting a chance of rain tonight, Saturday and Sunday, but the skies are expected to be clear on Monday for the Fourth of July. And temperatures are expected to be high; according to the forecast as of 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday’s high could reach 90 degrees. Check the service’s website for the most up-to-date forecast throughout the weekend. Check out our tips for staying safe in the heat and share your suggestions in the comment box below.
A number of local businesses and government offices will be closed.
The Fourth of July is this Monday, and that means it will be a long weekend for many employees. That also means you may want to plan ahead if you have errands to run before the holiday. Here is a list of some of the businesses and other offices in Brecksville that will be closed at least part of the time on Monday. If you know of any others, email Editor Rachel Abbey McCafferty and I'll add them to the list.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Next Monday is July Fourth. Here are some deals and activities to help you celebrate.
Next Monday is Independence Day. Here are some ideas for ways to celebrate, and some deals on items that might come in handy for your Fourth of July cookout. 1. Heinen’s Deal: What could be better than burgers on the grill for your July Fourth cookout? Heinen’s Own brand 85 percent lean ground beef is on sale for $3.59 per pound. They have Pepperidge Farm brand hamburger buns on sale two for $4. Heinz ketchup 32-ounce to 36-ounce Easy Squeeze bottles are two for $4 and Grey Poupon mustard in the 10-ounce bottle is on sale two for $5. All of this can be found in their weekly ad circular. Good Until: Sale prices valid June 29 through July 5, 2011 2. Great Freight Deal: Festive and colorful plates, cups and napkins are on sale. There are 24 …