Plans to build a bicycle playground at Concord Community Park faced resistance Tuesday night from the City Council, which chose to postpone a vote on the proposal until a future meeting.… Read More
BRUNSWICK, Ohio — In his report to City Council during the Oct. 12 regular council meeting, City Manager Carl DeForest gave an update on a rash of car thefts throughout Ohio in recent weeks, including nine in the past five weeks in Brunswick.
“Investigators think it is a coordinated effort of gangs in Cleveland, Akron and Columbus,” DeForest said. “Three (of the recent thefts in Brunswick) happened over the weekend of Sept. 11, and in three cases they (the cars) had the windows open and the keys in the ignition.”
DeForest said common-sense precautions, such as locking vehicles and not leaving valuables in sight inside the car, are often the best defense.
“And if you see anything suspicious, call police at 330-225-9111 and give as much of a description as possible,” he said.
Councilman-at-Large Joe Delsanter echoed DeForest’s concerns.
“This uptick in car thefts is a regional issue now and
The Concord City Council on Tuesday night could decide to endorse the concept of a bicycle playground — a network of small-scale bicycle-sized “roads” within Concord Community Park — where children and adults riding bikes would be able to learn the rules of the road.… Read More