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Akron Council taps Forney for at-large seat

DeAndre Forney was selected June 29 to serve as an at-large member of Akron City Council for the remainder of the year...   Full Story

Fairlawn fireworks brighten skies

After a rainy weekend, skies cleared the afternoon of June 28, just in time for Fairlawn’s annual band concert and...   Full Story

Artistry displayed as Stan Hywet wall rebuilt

Stone craftsman Zach Goebelt and his crew are rebuilding history piece by piece at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. Goebelt, of...   Full Story

Faith Lutheran welcoming St. John/St. Paul to its congregation

The congregations of Faith Lutheran Church in Fairlawn and St. John/St. Paul (SJSP) Lutheran Church in Downtown Akron have...   Full Story

West Hill wall gets artistic touch

What was a graffiti-tagged wall in Akron’s West Hill neighborhood is now the site of a bright mural made possible through...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Copley, Ohio, Akron & West Akron   Full Story

West Side Political News & Notes

Political News & Notes for Downtown Akron   Full Story

Norton officers run for Special Olympics

The 2015 Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ohio traveled through Norton June 25 and several Norton...   Full Story

Juvenile Court’s Detention Center receives accreditation

On May 31, the Summit County Juvenile Court’s Detention Center received a certificate formalizing its accreditation status...   Full Story

Bath trustees approve 2016 budget

The Bath Board of Trustees approved a $12.5 million budget for 2016 during the June 29 meeting. Before trustees voted on...   Full Story

Boston officials considering police levy for November ballot

At the June 24 Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting, trustees discussed the possibility of putting a police levy...   Full Story

Richfield trustees give construction go-ahead

Construction began June 25 on the new Richfield Township administration and service building, following the final go-ahead...   Full Story

Sharon residents express concerns about flooding

Residents of Northview and High View drives in Sharon gathered at the Sharon Board of Trustees meeting June 23 to discuss...   Full Story

SCCS’ Citizens Advisory Committee hosts awards event

Summit County Children Services’ (SCCS) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) recently hosted its sixth annual Community...   Full Story

Season busy time for zoning departments

Warmer weather heralds the start of home improvement projects such as decks and the installation of fences and pools in...   Full Story

Springfield ‘rocks’ during annual event

Periods of dry weather in an otherwise rainy weekend drew crowds to Rock the Docks, held June 26-28 on Canfield Road by...   Full Story

Green board hires assistant super

The Green Local Schools Board of Education hired Canton resident Daniel Lowmiller as assistant superintendent of...   Full Story

Blitz obstacle course coming to Green July 11

The Blitz, an obstacle course run designed for 9- to 17-year-olds and their parents, will make a stop at Boettler Park...   Full Story

Dragon Boat Festival returns for third year

For a third year in a row, members of the local Dragon Dream Team are hosting the Dragons on the Lake Dragon Boat...   Full Story

South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, Downtown Akron & Ohio   Full Story

Ford, Vaughn sentenced for death of New Franklin couple

Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Tom Parker sentenced Shawn Ford, 20, of Akron, to death for the murder of Margaret...   Full Story

Akron Council taps Forney for at-large seat

DeAndre Forney was selected June 29 to serve as an at-large member of Akron City Council for the remainder of the year...   Full Story