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School options presented at joint meeting

Only one more building can be built as part of the City of Akron’s extensive school rebuilding project, and it must be a...   Full Story




Fans celebrate Cavs’ NBA championship

Thousands of fans gathered in the I-X Center’s parking lot June 20 to welcome home the Cleveland Cavaliers as their plane...   Full Story




Akron police planning for RNC

Akron Police Chief James Nice told members of Akron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican...   Full Story




Highland Square resident to serve as RNC delegate

Republican delegate and Highland Square resident James Simon may live about 30 miles from Quicken Loans Arena, but that...   Full Story




Celebrations mark Independence Day

Sizzling grills will be accompanied by the rockets’ red glare throughout the area as Independence Day celebrations get...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Norton, West Akron, Fairlawn & Greater Akron   Full Story




County inmates still staying elsewhere

Summit County Council is considering spending another $280,000 not to board inmates at the Summit County Jail. During...   Full Story




Fairlawn extends deadline for flood assistance program

During the June 20 meeting, Fairlawn City Council extended the deadline for filing claims with the city’s Residential...   Full Story




Copley shed to house portable toilet

Copley Township trustees will spend $4,000 for a shed to secure a portable toilet at the Copley Depot site on Copley Road...   Full Story




Copley ‘All In’ for Cavs’ championship game

Copley was “All In” for the Cleveland Cavaliers June 19 with an open air NBA Finals watch party on two giant screens at...   Full Story




Bath trustees withdraw road levy from November ballot

At the Bath Township Board of Trustees meeting June 20, trustees unanimously agreed to withdraw the 1.4-mill road and...   Full Story




Sharon residents warned about skimmers at gas pumps

Beth Kilchenman, of the Medina County Auditor’s Office, talked with the Sharon Board of Trustees at the June 14 meeting...   Full Story




City getting tough on zoning infractions

New Franklin officials are establishing costly penalties for anyone who builds additions or other structures without the...   Full Story




Trustees defer decision on school

The Springfield Board of Trustees decided to do more research on a request for a proposed text amendment to the township’s...   Full Story




Coventry BOE says ‘no’ to new tax levy

At the June 21 Coventry Local Schools Board of Education meeting, members considered a new ballot issue and the funding it...   Full Story




School building options presented at joint meeting

Only one more building can be built as part of the City of Akron’s extensive school rebuilding project, and it must be a...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

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




Mayor showcases village to investors

Lakemore Mayor Rick Justice believes the village is an attractive location for companies considering a move to the United...   Full Story




Akron police planning for RNC

Akron Police Chief James Nice told members of Akron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican...   Full Story




County nearly ready for old Edwin Shaw demolition

Summit County Council’s Planning and Economic Development Committee June 20 recommended for adoption a resolution to hire...   Full Story




Eagles donates to K-9 program

The Fraternal Order of Eagles-Portage Lakes (2736) donated $2,000 to the New Franklin Police Department’s K-9 program June...   Full Story