By Mitch Spinell
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio - The grand opening for 'Phase One' of New Philadelphia's Southside Community Park will be held Wednesday, June 16 at 11 a.m.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony is expected to take place at the new park entrance at 1320 Oldtown Valley Road SE, followed by a chicken barbecue to raise funding for capital projects in the park's city system.
The site will have the city’s first dog park, trails and a pollinator garden.
Tickets for the event are $10 each and can be reserved by calling the mayor’s office at (330) 364-4491, extension 1242.