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Democratic mayoral candidates debate

Akron Democratic mayoral candidates Dan Horrigan and Mike Williams took part in a cordial, respectful debate Aug. 19 that...   Full Story




Buchtel students visit Kenya via biostatistics program

A group of Buchtel Community Learning Center students spent their summer vacations studying biostatistics, culminating in...   Full Story




Grether resigns, special election needed in Norton

Norton City Councilman Danny Grether (Ward 2) resigned Aug. 20, which means the city must conduct a special election to...   Full Story




APD officers engaging in ‘park and walk’ effort

After an overnight break-in and car theft occurred near her apartment, a Highland Square resident said seeing Akron Police...   Full Story




County looking to become more immigrant-friendly

During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for South Akron, Akron, West Akron & Fairlawn   Full Story




Scouts stage ‘buy-in’ to support Circle K

Members of Boy Scout Troop 1 in West Akron walked to the Circle K store on West Market Street at North Pershing Avenue...   Full Story




Bhutanese community learning about Akron

More than 700 people attended the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron’s (BCCA) multicultural program Bringing People...   Full Story




Service building project to go out for bids

Richfield Village Council appropriated funds Aug. 18 for renovations and repairs to the village’s service department...   Full Story




Copley to award trash hauler contract next month

The Copley Board of Trustees intends to select a single-hauler residential trash service provider by mid-September, with...   Full Story




Representative discusses services of Renacci’s office

A representative of the office of U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (R-District 16) reached out to the citizens of Granger at the...   Full Story




Green Council OKs altered zoning change

After much discussion on the matter, Green City Council permitted a zoning modification to a portion of East Turkeyfoot...   Full Story




City officials clearing land for Central Park

The Green Fire Department gathered Aug. 20 for a controlled burn on Steese Road, according to city officials. Fire...   Full Story




New Franklin eliminates some split-zoned lots

New Franklin City Council voted unanimously after a public hearing Aug. 19 to eliminate a zoning code established in 1970...   Full Story




CHS construction project on schedule

At the Aug. 25 Coventry Local Schools Board of Education meeting, C.T. Taylor Construction manager Matt Collier made a...   Full Story




Springfield district officials report facility upgrades

School is back in session for Springfield Local School District students and staff after a summer of facility...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, South Akron, Akron, Downtown Akron & Fairlawn   Full Story




County looking to become more immigrant-friendly

During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s...   Full Story