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Health district moving to West Akron

The new headquarters for Summit County Public Health (SCPH) will be open for business soon in a completely renovated space...   Full Story




Runners get in Halloween spirit

Costumed characters running through the streets of Akron, like Moses Smith, shown at right, weren’t superheroes fighting...   Full Story




Granger voters to see road, fire levies on ballot

Voters in Granger will see two items on the Nov. 4 ballot related to township services, Issues 9 and 10. Issue 9 is a...   Full Story




Fire levy on ballot in Sharon

Voters in Sharon will decide Issue 13, a five-year, 2.25-mill levy for fire protection and emergency medical services...   Full Story




West Akron man volunteering in Ghana

Cyrus Weigand, 29, realized while in college he had a passion for service. Weigand, a West Akron resident and 2004...   Full Story




Falls implementing civil dispute program

The City of Cuyahoga Falls is providing the community with a pathway to a resolution between two parties who may be in...   Full Story




Boston to receive funds from NPS

At the Oct. 8 Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting, Trustee Amy Anderson reported the National Park Service (NPS) is...   Full Story




Richfield mayor discusses village’s investments

Mayor Bobbie Beshara talked to Richfield Village Council Oct. 7 about the village’s recent capital improvements and...   Full Story




Granger trustees continue to review conservation easement

At the Granger Board of Trustees Oct. 13 meeting, Jeff Holland, attorney for Granger residents Jeff and Christine Smith...   Full Story




Stow Court modernizing, shares info with Richfield Chamber

Stow Municipal Clerk of Court Kevin Coughlin spoke to the Richfield Chamber of Commerce Oct. 1 at the Richfield Days Inn...   Full Story




OFSC presents funds to burn unit

The Ohio Fire Safety Coalition (OFSC) presented $20,000 to Akron Children’s Hospital’s Paul and Carol David Foundation...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Brecksville, Greater Akron, Akron, West Akron, Peninsula, Cuyahoga Falls, Downtown Akron & Summit County   Full Story




Lakemore asking voters to renew fire levy

Issue 46 is “critical to maintain operations” said Lakemore Fire Department Chief Barry Saley. He is asking village...   Full Story




Acme celebrates opening

Acme Fresh Market, located at 3875 Massillon Road, opened to the public yesterday, Oct. 16, showing area residents a taste...   Full Story




Coventry trustees asking voters to support Issue 53

Coventry trustees are hopeful township residents first will consider backing their own community when voting Nov. 4. At...   Full Story




Residents oppose proposed gas line through Green

Green landowners are asking city officials to help halt plans to place a high-pressure gas line underneath a portion of...   Full Story




Springfield helping with Canton Road corridor work

Springfield officials have committed to making aesthetic improvements in the Canton Road corridor with a contribution to...   Full Story




Health district readies for new home

The new headquarters for Summit County Public Health (SCPH) will be open for business soon in a completely renovated space...   Full Story




Green Fire named STEMI Award winner

The Green Fire Division received the Summa Health System EMS STEMI Team of the Month Award in September. The Green Fire...   Full Story




Green employee receives Patriot Award

Wayne Homes employee Dave Whipkey received the Patriot Award from Col. Chaker Fadel, of the Employer Support of the Guard...   Full Story




Students share green thumb efforts

Students at Green Primary and Intermediate schools participated in the second annual PTA Flower and Garden Show Sept. 11...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

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






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