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Akron mayor hints at future plans

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic looked to the future in his annual State of the City address March 20. Before a near-sellout...   Full Story




STVM rocketry students aiming for new heights

St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) High School rocketry students are among eight teams nationwide chosen to compete in NASA’s...   Full Story




Council disagrees on changing felon hiring policy

An effort to make city jobs for felons easier to obtain was the topic of much discussion but was ultimately placed on time...   Full Story




Customers may get break on sewer fees

Summit County Council’s Public Works Committee gave its approval March 23 to legislation that would reduce some...   Full Story




Akron Urban League turns 90 this year

The Akron Urban League — 90 years old in 2015 — continues its mission of improving lives of the city’s African-American...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Akron, Greater Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Downtown Akron, Columbus & Washington D.C.   Full Story




City making plans to widen South Cleveland-Massillon Road

Fairlawn city officials have begun the planning process for the widening of South Cleveland-Massillon Road from Kumho...   Full Story




Falls Council approves 2015 resurfacing program

Cuyahoga Falls City Council held a brief regular meeting March 23, adopting two pieces of legislation. The first ordinance...   Full Story




Norton Council discussing future pump station site

Norton City Council is deliberating two possible sites for the future construction of a sanitary sewer pump station as the...   Full Story




Residents hope to overturn trustees’ approval of zoning change

Residents of a Copley neighborhood hope to overturn a recent zoning amendment by taking their case to the voters. Thomas...   Full Story




Richfield officials encourage help for Project Pride Cleanup

Richfield’s annual Arbor Day celebration and Project Pride Cleanup will take place April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon, said...   Full Story




Richfield trustees approve revised employee handbook

At the Richfield Board of Trustees meeting March 19, trustees unanimously approved a revised employee handbook. According...   Full Story




Trustees introduced to new medication dispensing program

Olivia Houck, of the Medina County Health Department, spoke to the Granger Board of Trustees at the March 23 meeting...   Full Story




Bath Elementary student’s cabbage earns him scholarship

Bath Elementary School student Brandon Read was honored March 24 with a $1,000 scholarship for his winning cabbage grown...   Full Story




Residents hoping to save Green schoolhouse

Replacing a 125-year-old piece of history with a brand new gas station doesn’t sit well for about 50 residents who...   Full Story




Easter Bunny visits Nolley Elementary

Bunny hopped into Nolley Elementary for breakfast and fun with area children March 21. The annual event offers a pancake...   Full Story




Coventry officials seeking support for fire/EMS levy

Coventry residents voting in the May 5 Primary/Special Election will find a levy for the township fire department, Issue 1...   Full Story




Akron mayor hints at future plans

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic looked to the future in his annual State of the City address March 20. Before a near-sellout...   Full Story




Customers may get break on sewer fees

Summit County Council’s Public Works Committee gave its approval March 23 to legislation that would reduce some...   Full Story




New Franklin Council approves labor agreements

New Franklin City Council approved two of three labor agreements on the agenda at its March 18 meeting. Council...   Full Story




Council disagrees on changing felon hiring policy

An effort to make city jobs for felons easier to obtain was the topic of much discussion but was ultimately placed on time...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, Springfield, Greater Akron, Downtown Akron, Columbus, Akron & Washington D.C.   Full Story