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Akron seeking help with ‘sensitive’ incidents

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic early this month sent a letter to FBI and other federal officials calling for a change in...   Full Story

King CLC opens to public

Area residents and students got a sneak peek of the new King Community Learning Center (CLC) Aug. 24 as the school hosted...   Full Story

Fire in Richfield destroys building, equipment

The Richfield Township Service Department building, located at 3038 Boston Mills Road, and most of its contents were...   Full Story

Breaking Addiction Act gets partial support from Council

Without the backing of one of its members, Summit County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee Aug. 25 recommended...   Full Story

APS focusing on digital needs, offerings

In an effort to make the Akron Public Schools (APS) more competitive, the district is hiring three new administrators to...   Full Story

Norton OKs fire truck purchase

At the Aug. 25 Norton City Council meeting, members voted in favor of purchasing a new fire truck. According to the...   Full Story

County ordinance may pave way for Copley flood relief

Summit County Councilwoman Tamela Lee (D-District 5) told the Copley Board of Trustees at the Aug. 20 meeting an amended...   Full Story

Richfield trustees discuss recovery from recent fire

Recovering from an Aug. 19 fire that destroyed the Richfield Service Department Building was the main topic of the...   Full Story

Richfield Village assisting township with aid after fire

Richfield Village Council agreed Aug. 19 to help Richfield Township in the aftermath of the fire that destroyed its...   Full Story

Community input requested on land conservancy proposal

A proposal by Granger residents Christine and Jeff Smith for property they are purchasing from a local sports facility...   Full Story

Search for missing woman continues in CVNP

Investigators in the search for Hillary Sharma, a 30-year-old Eastlake resident, called for the help of river paddlers...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Copley/Norton, Summit County, Fairlawn & Northeast Ohio   Full Story

Sheriff’s Office talks policing contract, sales tax with Coventry

Coventry residents recently were informed on where the Summit County Sheriff’s Office stands on several ongoing issues...   Full Story

Community ‘quilt’ sculpture unveiled at art-A-palooza

The 10th annual art-A-palooza was held Aug. 23 at Boettler Park. The event included a variety of artists selling their...   Full Story

Green Council denies zoning for apartment complex

Green City Council members are adhering to the collective desire of their constituents and saying “no” to a $15 million...   Full Story

New Franklin Council OKs lawsuit settlement

New Franklin City Council approved legislation that ends a two-year lawsuit on a zoning issue at its Aug. 20 meeting...   Full Story

County Council gives partial support to Breaking Addiction Act

Without the backing of one of its members, Summit County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee Aug. 25 recommended...   Full Story

Spring Hill gets new playground

Roosevelt Elementary School students in kindergarten through third grade moved into the spruced up Spring Hill Elementary...   Full Story

ACF, city join to award grants for local neighborhoods

Akron Community Foundation (ACF) and the City of Akron have announced more than $200,000 in grants to help local residents...   Full Story

South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for New Franklin, Green, Summit County, Downtown Akron & Fairlawn   Full Story