On order from the Governor of the State of Ohio to show respect and honor, we have flown our flags at 1/2 staff on public properties in Richfield, to remember fallen Westerville Police Officers, Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli. May these brave heroes rest in peace.
Tragically, on order from the President of the United States as an act of solemn respect, we also are flying our flags at 1/2 staff to remember and honor the victims who were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Our sincere condolences to those killed, the young lives lost, the families, the communities, the children and teachers who mourn, police officers and first responders on these two horrific and sad events.
Sending our sincere condolences to the families and to the Westerville Police Department as two of their beloved police officers were killed in the line of duty. Officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering gave the ultimate sacrifice serving and protecting. May these two heroes rest in peace.
Water Line Extension affecting Richfield residents and businesses
Please be advised that due to a water line extension on Wheatley Road, water will be turned off to those who have Cleveland Water, from McDonald’s west to Revere Road. This extension will occur on Monday, February 12th beginning at
The work should be completed and water turned back on by
6 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13th. Those affected will be McDonald’s, Shell Gas Station, residents of Glencairn, Prairie Vista and The Woods.
If you have a well, your water will NOT be affected. For any questions, please call our Service Department at 659-9201, ext. 5. Thank you for understanding.
Last night at the Village of Richfield Council meeting, Police Officer Tony Padula, received an award called a Challenge Coin from Cleveland Clinic Akron General for his life saving efforts of a resident by performing CPR and using an AED. Minutes later our paramedics arrived on scene to continue ACLS on the patient. Officer Padula was presented this award by Kathy Cern, EMS Coordinator and Dr. Andrew Dream. We are all very proud and offer congratulations and say thank you to Officer Padula.
Our Service Department, the county and the state plow truck drivers are out and have been, however some areas are still icy and travel is slow. East hill on 303 in Richfield Township is one of these areas so please be careful and patient out there. Thank you.
Water Main Break
There is a water main break in the area of the old VA hospital in Brecksville. Richfield is without water. At this point Cleveland Water is aware of the break and has a crew in route with an anticipated time of arrival of 2PM. We have no time frame for water to come back on. Updates to be posted to our website and Facebook pages.
Cleveland Water has indicated that the water main break is in Brecksville, near the former VA Hospital. When we receive more information on when this line will be repaired, we will let you know. Thank you.
Richfield Village Safety Town
For parents of children attending Kindergarten in fall 2018, please mark your calendar for Richfield Safety Town which will be held June 18th-22nd from 9 a.m.-noon at Hillcrest Elementary. There is no charge for this very beneficial program sponsored by our Richfield Police Department with Rachel Alaimo, as the children's instructor. Rachel,her staff our PD and FD, do a great job in teaching your children important safety tips as they approach Ki...ndergarten.
Applications for students and volunteers will be available
March 1st on the Village website, the Richfield Police Department, our Recreation Department and the Richfield Branch Library. Thank you and please share this post. Much appreciated.
Tonight the Richfield Chamber of Commerce held their annual banquet and meeting at National Interstate Insurance. Bill Considine CEO of Akron Children's Hospital, served as the guest speaker who gave a very powerful, sincere and meaningful speech. We also were treated to a tour of National Interstate's newest building which is almost completed. This is National Interstate's third building in Richfield. It was a great night in Richfield!