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Matheny Letter to FOP in support of recall


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 Foundation reaches out                                                                                                          Eternal                                      2

                                                                                                          to be used at the annual    ing of overtime, the suspension      of em-
Editor's Blog                                                                                             Memorial Service in May     ployces' ability to purchase leave   and the
                                                                                                          aud The Cleveland Police    myriad of other issues facing the    depart-
Clay Cozart                                                                                               Memorial     Motorcycle
                                                                                                          Ride in July. Dan New-
                                                                                                                                      ment will certainly get worse
                                                                                                                                      mayor remains in office.
                                                                                                                                                                            if the

apd1089@aol.com                                                                                           man of Loyal Oak Wood-
                                                                                                                                         You now have an opportunity to help
  Late last year Brother Frank Martucci                                     shop was commissioned to create the po-                   change that possibility. The City Charter
and his wife Diane were selling Eternal                                     dium as he had done with the Akron Police                 provides for the removal of elected city
Flame Tcshirts at the ACME #1 on West                                       Badge memorial wreath holder. The new                     officials not doing their job though
Market St. The Tvshirts arc sold and                                        podium was unveiled at the FOP Akron                      means of a recall. A group of local lead-
along with other fundraisers help pay for                                   Lodge #7 March meeting and will also be                   ers have formed an organization called
the gas bill for tbe eternal flame on the                                   used in the meeting hall each month. A                    Change Akron Now to facilitate a change
Police Memorial in front of the station                                     new gavel was also presented to Brother                   in leadership in the City of Akron
that pays tribute to the officers of the                                    Paul Hlynsky bnt he had to promise to usc                 through this recall process. It is your
Akron Police Department who have                                            it on the table and not bang the new po-                  right, and your family's right, to partici-
given the ultimate sacrifice. Many citi-                                    dium!                                                     pate in this non-partisan political action
zens mistakenly believe Dominion East                                                                                                 if you so desire.
Ohio donates the gas used or at least sells
it to us at a great discount. This is not
                                                                               Letters to the .L'%A'''''''H                              About 5000 signatures of registered
                                                                                                                                      voters residing in the City of Akron     if
the casco                                                                                                                             you have a choice) are required by April
                                                                              As a retired police officer, former FOP
  Jay Musson read in the Akron Beacon                                                                                                 10, 2009, to get this issue before the vot-
                                                                            Lodge #7 president and presently a local
Journal that Brother Martucci would be                                                                                                ers. 1 have the petitions, and need the
                                                                            businessman, I have serious concerns
at ACME selling the Tvshirts. Musson is                                                                                               signatures of you and your eligible
                                                                            about the state of the City of Akron. U 0-
the Chairman of the R C Musson and                                                                                                    friends and family. Please call me at 330
                                                                            der Mayor Plusquellic's watch, the city is a
Katharine M Musson Charitable                                                                                                         -701-3603, and I will make the arrange-
                                                                            whopping 760 million dollars in debt, aud
Foundation, founded by bis parents. He                                                                                                ments to get your signature.
                                                                            confidence in city government is at an all-
approached Brother Martucci about what                                                                                                  If you believe as I do, that a change is
                                                                            time low. His hostility toward the Akron
the foundation could do to help.                                                                                                      long overdue, now is your chance to step
                                                                            Police Department and the FOP dates back
                                                                                                                                      up and do something about it. This CAN
                                                                            to before my term as president in the late
 Together along with Brother Doug Jen-                                                                                                definitely work!
                                                                            1980's and is well documented. The latest
ney and Reverend Bob Denton the idea
                                                                            round of problems, including talks of a
was hatched to have a brand new podium                                                                                                Brother Sean Matheny - Retired 20041
                                                                            metropolitan police department, the frecz-
made and purchase a new sound system
                                                                                                                                      Editor's note: The FOP Akron Lodge
                                                                                                                                      #7 has not discussed nor taken a stand
                                                                                                                                      on the proposed recall election as of
                                                                                                                                      this writing.

                                                            P. Times                                                                  Hey Ed.,
                                                                                                                                        I sit at the monthly meetings, month
                                                                                                                                      after month, year after year. Can we get
           The official monthly publication of                                                                                        a door knob put on the door. It is actu-
             The Fraternal Order of Police                                             Executive Board                                ally quite interesting watching the Lieu-
                     Akron Lodge #7                                        Paul Hlynsky ...
                                                                           Pat McMillan .. ,..
                                                                                                                                      tenants, Sergeants, and patrolman stand-
           217 S. High St. Akron, OH 44308
                     (330) 253-FOP7                                        Dan Gump ..                                                ing at the door trying to open or dose the
                                                                           Clayton Cozart ..
                                                                           Michael Leslie ..
                                                                                                                                      door. Or perhaps we could explain to
             Newsletter Staff                                              Tim Callahan.                                              them how to operate the lodge meeting
                                                                           Mike Vnvro ,                                               door.
                                                                           Tim Givens.
 Clayton Cozart.                           . . Editor-in-Chief             Ed Mathews .. ,._..
 Paul Hlynsky .                         , Contributing Editor
 Matt Carson .               .                  Fitness Editor
                                                                           Frank Martucci Jr.                                         L.M.A.OAT.L.M
                                                                           Bill Hoover.
 Kevin Davis                      ,            Training Editor             Brian Armstead.                                            (For those who are computer speak defi-
 Marlene Long.;                     ..          Photographer               Troy Mineard ,.                                            cient that stands for laughing my ass off
 Debbie Stalnaker.                   .      Special Olympics               Doug Sandor ..
 Bob Denton...                         .             Chaplain              Mike Williams..
                                                                                                                                      at the lodge rneetingsl)
                                                                           Vince Yurick.
                                                                                                                                      Hey lL.,
 "All "rtide~ which "Plwar in this pUblication,                     with hyiines, Me the "G,':,:::::::::~,:':
  the opinionsor views of tile FnlternaJ                            Lodge 1t7, Edi:ori:·,1 su                 welcomed and must be    What would they do if someone wouldn't
            wiil !:>(, withheld frolll jJublicn,i(ll1 uponrequest De«dline each mooth i.\ the Mondayfollowing the monthly
                                                                                                                                      motion to dispense the password?

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