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Moneypenny ready to take mayor’s seat

Akron’s soon-to-be mayor is a born-and-bred Akronite and former Republican who says his years of law enforcement...   Full Story




Copley celebrates Memorial Day

Copley honored its veterans under blue skies on Memorial Day with a May 25 parade and ceremonies at Copley Cemetery. It...   Full Story




Founders’ Day will mark AA’s 80th year

Dr. Bob Smith’s last drink was on June 10, 1935. Nearly 80 years to that day, Akron will be descended on by hundreds of...   Full Story




Shy shares credit for park district successes

During the time Keith Shy has served as Summit Metro Parks’ leader, the county park district doubled in size, added more...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for West Akron & Green   Full Story




Copley asks Ohio Supreme Court to hear Rothrock appeal

The Copley Township Board of Trustees is taking one last run at overturning the City of Fairlawn’s closure of Rothrock...   Full Story




Historic designation sought for Keyser property

Supporters are seeking the city’s approval of a historic designation for the Keyser-Best Farmstead in the Northampton area...   Full Story




Copley trustees approve building replacement

Copley Township trustees, at the May 20 meeting, approved replacing a 40-year-old steel building at the service department...   Full Story




Richfield police chief warns residents about burglars

Richfield residents need to watch out for burglars, even when they are home, said Police Chief Keith Morgan during the...   Full Story




Richfield trustees discuss Crowell Hilaka property use

Ideas for the Crowell Hilaka former Girl Scout property were discussed at the Richfield Township Board of Trustees meeting...   Full Story




Council reviews rebids for Central Park

Before approving the rebids for the construction of Central Park in the City of Green, Council asked city officials for...   Full Story




Green celebrates Memorial Day

While a few raindrops sprinkled down in the early part of the day, the rain held off for the City of Green’s Memorial Day...   Full Story




New Franklin sinks idea for Tudor House dock

Boaters will not be disturbing the serene lakeside setting of the Tudor House anytime soon. New Franklin Mayor Al Bollas...   Full Story




Green assistant fire chief retiring

After 32 years of service to the City of Green, Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Groen will retire May 31. “I appreciate and...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Lakemore, Green, Greater Akron, South Akron, Downtown Akron & Downtown Akron/Rootstown   Full Story