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Delegates, safety forces fill Cleveland

The Republican National Convention brought a cross section of America to Northeast Ohio this week. There was the Texas...   Full Story




Falls festival celebrates Italian style

For one weekend, Cuyahoga Falls became Little Italy for the annual Festa Italiana. Attendees enjoyed Italian foods, games...   Full Story




Akron getting new municipal courthouse

A new building, long needed for Akron Municipal Court, is finally in the works. Akron City Council approved July 18...   Full Story




Area delegates head to Democratic convention

Two local residents are among the Akron area delegation heading to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, West Akron, Greater Akron, North Akron   Full Story




Bath trustees reject fact-finding report

At the Bath Township Board of Trustees meeting July 18, trustees rejected a fact-finding report from the State Employment...   Full Story




Boston trustees reviewing new police contract

At the Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting July 13, trustees received an agreement between Peninsula Village and the...   Full Story




NAMI celebrates anniversary, awardees

On May 6, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Summit County celebrated its 30th year of service to the...   Full Story




Zoning issues addressed by Sharon officials, residents

Several zoning issues were brought to the forefront at the Sharon Board of Trustees July 12 meeting. Zoning Inspector Neil...   Full Story




Display highlights fight against cancer

The seventh annual Celtic Club Fights Cancer/Bras Across the Crooked River event took place July 6 on the high level...   Full Story




Good Neighbors grateful for new van

Good Neighbors Food Center on Goodyear Boulevard is enjoying the use of a new, larger van used to pick up food from the...   Full Story




Pirates share island fun

Area residents were transported to “Pirate Island” July 16 for the PNC Kids Pirate Days Treasure Hunt, which was one...   Full Story




Springfield seeking renewal of fire levy

Voters in Springfield are being asked to approve the renewal of a five-year, 2-mill levy for the Springfield Fire...   Full Story




Coventry placing two levies on November ballot

When residents of Coventry head to the polls for the Nov. 8 General Election, they will see two township levies on the...   Full Story




Trustees decline grant funds for bank stabilization project

At a July 15 meeting, the Springfield Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to terminate an agreement with the Ohio...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Coventry, Lakemore, Greater Akron, Downtown Akron & Akron   Full Story




Resident says taxes too high in New Franklin

In reading this week’s letter to the editor, I agree 100 percent with Jennifer Wetshtein [“New Franklin woman questions...   Full Story




Akron getting new municipal courthouse

A new building, long needed for Akron Municipal Court, is finally in the works. Akron City Council approved July 18...   Full Story




Local officials respond after spike in overdoses

A highly potent drug used to sedate large animals is what local authorities said could be the reason for an...   Full Story




Area delegates heading to Democratic convention

Two local residents are among the Akron area delegation heading to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia...   Full Story