Township News


May 19, 2022
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Road Closure: Fulton Drive 6/20/2022 – 8/13/2022

May 18, 2022

  FULTON DRIVE NW – 60 DAY ROAD CLOSURE: FULTON DRIVE NW WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL THRU TRAFFIC FOR 60 DAYS STARTING ON MONDAY, JUNE 20th, 2022 through SATURDAY, AUGUST 13th, 2022 due to the construction of the Fulton Tunnel. All traffic will be detoured to Arlington Ave NW to Portage St NW to SR-241 (Wales Avenue) from the West and SR-241 (Wales Avenue) to Mudbrook Street NW to Arlington Avenue NW from the west. The Jackson Township Yard Waste Site and Jackson Township’s South Park will be accessible from South Park Drive NW on the West side of…

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Strausser St closed at Hillway

Strausser St will be closed starting May 16

May 13, 2022
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Jackson Baseball Association (JBA) Donation to Jackson Parks

May 11, 2022

During the Jackson Township Board of Trustees public speaks on May 10, 2022, Kody Gonzalez representing JBA presented  the Jackson Parks with a generous donation in the amount of $5,000.  David Ruwadi accepted the check for the park division.

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David Ruwadi North Park Pavilion Naming

May 11, 2022

 Proclamation  WHEREAS, on April 24, 1991, David Ruwadi was hired full-time by the Jackson Township Joint Recreation District, and  WHEREAS, the Jackson Township Joint Recreation District merged with Jackson Township on March 1, 1996, and David Ruwadi became a Jackson Township employee, and  WHEREAS, under his direction the park system in Jackson Township has seen significant growth, and  WHEREAS, he devoted hard work and time towards the concerns and welfare of the residents of Jackson Township, and  WHEREAS, after thirty-one dedicated years of service to Jackson Township, David Ruwadi, Parks & Recreation Superintendent, will retire on May 20, 2022.  NOW…

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Fisher Park Playground Remodel

April 12, 2022

Jackson Township Trustees announce the reopening of the newly remodeled Fisher Park Playground! Come check it out at 5819 Lake O’Springs Avenue!

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SR 687 – Fulton Drive Widening Project

April 7, 2022

Thursday, April 7, 2022 – Fulton Widening Project – Possible Traffic Delays:  Starting on Monday, April 11, 2022 Asphalt paving will begin and last through the entire wees as the entire project area will receive it’s final coat. Please expect delays in this are, espically within the intersection of Fulton Drive and Brunnerdale Ave NW.

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New Signal Activation – Everhard Road and Strouble Drive

April 6, 2022

Stark County Engineers announce a new signal activation at the intersection of Everhard Road and Strouble Drive. A new signal will be begin permanent “Stop-and-Go” operation beginning Thursday, April 7, 2022.

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Easter Egg Hunt Information

April 4, 2022

Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 9, 11:00 am Sharp!! Jackson Township Fire & EMS Crews will be on hand to start the event with siren blasts! The Jackson YMCA will be there with games and prizes! Get there early for Face Painting and Photo Booth courtesy of Tammy Grogan & Associates! Story walk with the Jackson Library! Get your picture with the Easter Bunny! KIDS – don’t forget to bring your basket to collect eggs !!! See attached graphic for parking and child age locations.

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SR-687 (Fulton Drive) / Dressler Road – Construction

March 31, 2022

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATINO / STARK COUNTY ENGINEERS: Starting On April 1, 2022 the intersection of Dressler Road NW and SR-687 (Fulton Road) the intersection safety project will begin.  This project will result in a realignment of the northern and southern Dressler Road approaches, install new raised intersection traffic island on the NW and SE quadrants and replace the existing traffic signal.  Construction will begin on the NE quadrant of the intersection.

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