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October 26
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    Drop off unwanted drugs

    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    First Merit Parking Lot
    480 W Tuscarawas Ave, Barberton, OH 44203, USA

    The nationwide U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration(US DEA) drug take-back day will be Saturday, Oct. 26 at the old FirstMerit parking lot, 480 W Tuscarawas Ave., 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

    Unwanted or expired prescription drugs may be driven up and handed to a Barberton Police Officer, under the direction of Chief Vincent Morber. There is no need to park your vehicle and get out. Over 1,200 pounds of pills have been removed from Barberton since this initiative began. Deterra bags will be available for pick up at no cost which can be used to destroy prescription meds in your own home and put in the trash. All year round there are secure drug drop-off containers in front of the Barberton Fire Station, a red box, 580 Wooster Road W. and in the basement of the Barberton Police Station, 576 W. Park Ave. When the event is concluded, an agent of the US DEA will pick up the collection to be destroyed in an environmentally safe method.

    Take a Walk in the Hollow

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Chidester Mill
    17500 Galehouse Rd, Doylestown, OH 44230, USA

    The Chippewa Rogues Hollow Historical Society presents Walk in the Hollow. Saturday, Oct. 26, walks will be at 7, 7:30, 8, and 9 p.m. At Chidester Mill in the Chippewa Township Nature Preserve, 17500 Galehouse Road. Access from Hametown Road only, note Chidester Hill will be closed. Listen to some spine-chilling and hair-raising legends around a crackling and glowing bonfire. Walk the haunted trails. Visit the newly updated Chidester Mill and Museum. $10 per person includes the price of admission, hot dog, beverage and snack. Kids 5 and under are free. No refunds, no rain date. All proceeds will benefit the work of the historical society. Admission is pre-sale only. For information on reserving a time slot visit or check the Facebook page. For additional info call 330-991-4060.