What’s Happening in Harlem Township


SCHOOL IS STARTING
August 7, 2016

It’s time for school to start again – August 17th (PK and K on the 22nd). Please watch out for school buses and children walking to and from school.

NEW ADDITIONS TO HARLEM TOWNSHIP DAYS
August 7, 2016

We’ve added several new items for your entertainment at Harlem Township Days. On Saturday, the day will start off at 9:30 a.m. with calliope music provided by the Duffield Calliope. He will continue playing until 12:30 p.m. Then at 2:00 p.m. juggler, stilt-walker, unicyclist, Matt Jergens will be performing on the field and at the main tent. On Sunday, there will be a massage therapist available from Noon to 4:00 p.m. There will be plenty to do and see at this year’s Harlem Township Days. We’ll see you there!

TOWNSHIP WEBSITE IS CHANGING
July 20, 2016

For the past seven years, Vicki Tieche has compiled the monthly information to put on this township website as a volunteer. As of September 1, Vicki is retiring from this activity. Management of this website will then be totally done by the township who may decide to change things then, or at some time in the future.

Any information for the township website that becomes available after August 10th should be sent to dfling@harlemtwp.com.

SCHOOL MEMORIAL BRICKS AND PAVERS
August 7, 2016

An order for bricks and pavers will be sent to the supplier on September 30, with installation in the school memorial this fall. If you’ve missed getting one, this is another chance to do it. Bricks are $50.00 and pavers $100.00. Application forms can be found here: Brick Order Form or Paver Order Form.

HTH HAS A NEW WEBSITE
August 7, 2016

Harlem Township Heritage has a new website with a lot more information than we’ve previously had. Be sure to check it out and stop by often to see what events HTH is offering to the community. Harlem Township Heritage.

CHICKEN NOODLE DINNERS
August 7, 2016

Must be fall! Chicken noodle dinners are coming up on September 23, and October 28, at the Harlem Grange Hall, 12900 Center Village Road. Plan to stop by and enjoy these home-cooked, traditional, community dinners. Serving from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

WHERE TO FIND IT
August 7, 2016

Over the past seven years news items have been added from a variety of local organizations. In case you want to look for information yourselves, these are some of the links:

Delaware General Health District
Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District
Preservation Parks
County Extension Office
Council for Older Adults (Sourcepoint)
Delaware County Homeland Security
Delaware County "Quick Links"
Delaware County Website
Big Walnut School District
Delaware County Historical Society
Delaware County Veterans Services
Ohio Farm Bureau

DUNCAN'S RUN BICYCLE PATCH RIDE
July 20, 2016

Saturday July 9th turned out to be perfect for the 189 bicycle riders who turned out for Harlem Township Heritage’s (HTH) 6th annual Duncan’s Run Patch Ride. While most of the riders chose the mid length 60 mile route, 50 brave souls registered for the 75 mile route that took them via the back roads to Branstool Orchard in Utica where HTH had a rest stop (also a rest stop at the Condit Presbyterian Church). At the end of the ride, riders were treated to a multi-course lunch at the Beltz Retreat and music played by Arnett Howard. Riders are very complimentary of our ride and say we do everything right. They appreciate the low entry fee; low for them but enough for Harlem Township Heritage to raise several thousand dollars, which is invested in Harlem Township in free to the community attractions at Harlem Township Days – a win-win situation.

DEAD BIRD PUBLIC REPORTING
July 20, 2016

Found a dead bird? The Delaware General Health District wants to know about it because the West Nile virus has been detected in variety of bird species. Some infected birds, especially crows and jays, are known to get sick and die from the infection. Reporting and testing of dead birds is one way to check for the presence of West Nile virus in the environment. Some surveillance programs rely on citizens to report dead bird sightings to local authorities.

If you find a dead bird, please go to the Delaware General Health District’s website and report it on the form they have available or use this link: report form.

FARM TIRE COLLECTION
July 20, 2016, 2016

Farm Tire Collection Delaware County. No dealers or agri-business will be permitted. Pre-Registration is required by calling DKMM Solid Waste District at 740-393-4600 You must have the number and size of tires you want to recycle at the time of registration. Delaware County Fairgrounds Aug 20, 2016. Registration ends Aug 12. Old tires off the rims are a place for water to collect so mosquitoes can lay eggs.

Tire sizes and costs to turn in Up to 36" $4/tire includes most front tractor tires, wagon tires, truck tires, Implement tires 4-wheel tires 37" to 60" $10/tire includes most rear tractor tires 61" and larger $15/tire - includes large rear tractor tires, combine tires Recycling fee to be paid in full by CASH OR CHECK only the day of the collection event. Checks payable to: DKMM Solid Waste District

HARLEM TOWNSHIP DAYS
July 20, 2016

We’re almost there! Harlem Township Days 2016 will be here before you know it, August 20 & 21 in the Community Park in Center Village. Harlem Township Heritage, sponsors of Harlem Township Days, have many new and exciting events planned for our two day community celebration –- and most of our old favorites will be back again this year too. The schedule for this year looks like this:

SATURDAY:

Opening Parade 10:00 a.m.
Antique tractor show all day Saturday and Sunday
Tractor Tug Pull 11:00 a.m. until done, east side of 605
Conestoga Wagon rides 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
George Adam Mann, Revolutionary War story-teller and impersonator, all day
Buckeye Beautyz Jr Roller Derby Team, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., basketball court
Koguryo Taekwondo, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Pony Rides, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Velcro Wall, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Medium Obstacle Course, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Art & Craft Auction 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Andy Wallace & Two Bricks Shy 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

SUNDAY

Pancake Breakfast, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Car Show registration 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Non-denominational Church Service, 10:30 a.m.
Car Show Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Arnett Howard and Friends, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Conductor Dan, the Railroad Man, story-teller, all day
Kid’s Pedal Pull, basketball court, 1:00 p.m.
McFarland’s Llamas, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mechanical Shark, Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Surfboard to ride, Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Medium bounce/obstacle, Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Car Show and other Awards 3:00 p.m.

As always, all events and attractions at Harlem Township Days are free. Please visit the Harlem Township Days page under the Events tab above for more information about activities and events planned for this year or visit the Harlem Township Heritage (HTH) website Harlem Township Heritage for information about Harlem Township Days and other HTH sponsored community events.

ON THE CALENDAR:
July 20, 2016

AUGUST

August 8 – Zoning, 7:30 p.m., Community Room
August 15 – Board of Zoning Appeals, 7:30 p.m., Community Room
August 17 – Harlem Township Trustees Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Community Room
August 18 – HTH meeting, 7:00 p.m., Community Room
August 20-21 - Harlem Township Days, Community Park

SEPTEMBER

September 1 – EMS Training, 7:00, Community Room
September 6 – Zoning, 7:30 p.m., Community Room
September 12 – Zoning, 7:30 p.m., Community Room
September 15 – HTH meeting, 7:00 p.m., Community Room
September 19 – Board of Zoning Appeals, 7:30 p.m., Community Room
September 21 – Harlem Township Trustees Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Community Room
September 23 – Chicken Noodle Dinner, Grange Hall, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

OCTOBER

October 3 – Zoning, 7:30 p.m., Community Room
October 6 – EMS Training, 7:00, Community Room
October 10 – Zoning, 7:30 p.m., Community Room
October 11 – (Tentative) Candidates Night, 7:00 p.m., Community Room
October 17 – Board of Zoning Appeals, 7:30 p.m., Community Room
October 19 – Harlem Township Trustees Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Community Room
October 20 – Harlem Twp Heritage meeting, 7:00 p.m., Community Room
October 28 - Chicken Noodle Dinner, Harlem Grange Hall, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.


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