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Portage Crossing coming to life

Portage Crossing, a Stark Enterprises retail complex located at State Road and Portage Trail, currently is bustling with...   Full Story




Glowing lights shine at Holiday Tree Festival

Akron Children’s Hospital’s Holiday Tree Festival is bringing seasonal cheer to the John S. Knight Center through Nov. 30...   Full Story




Norton police chief sworn in

ohn Dalessandro, a longtime member of the City of Norton’s police force, was sworn in as the new chief Nov. 19. “I’m...   Full Story




Akron addressing daytime burglaries

Akron’s schoolchildren were on the minds of Akron City Council members Nov. 24 as committees discussed safety for those...   Full Story




Wanted: Holiday volunteers

Bell ringers, gift wrappers, cookie bakers, shoppers and party helpers are just some of the volunteer job opportunities...   Full Story




Council supports grant application for Richfield site

Summit County Council adopted on first reading Nov. 24 a resolution of support for the Western Reserve Land Conservancy...   Full Story




Skaters, hockey players to benefit from plow purchase

It will be easier this winter for ice skaters and hockey players to use the skating pond at Copley Community Park. Copley...   Full Story




Richfield reviewing proposed guidelines for historic district

Richfield Village homeowners in the historic district were invited to discuss proposed guidelines for historic homes at...   Full Story




Richfield trustees review proposals for police, fire contracts

The Richfield Township Board of Trustees discussed Richfield Village’s proposal for new police and fire contracts Nov. 20...   Full Story




Granger trustees agree Brenelle Lane should not be terminated

During the Nov. 20 meeting, the Granger Board of Trustees revisited a local couple’s proposal to build a conservancy in...   Full Story




Turkeys common in Metro Parks

Turkeys aren’t just found on farms and Thanksgiving tables. Wild turkeys inhabit each of Ohio’s 88 counties, and they are...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Doylestown, Highland Square, Stow, South Akron, Twinsburg, Greater Akron, Downtown Akron & Columbus   Full Story




Residents want safer Myersville Road

Ray Wiesel, of Lakeview Drive, has seen one too many “close calls” on Myersville Road and is one of numerous Green...   Full Story




Coventry Fire helping those in need

The holidays will be a little merrier for many in the Portage Lakes area thanks to the Coventry Fire Department’s first...   Full Story




New Franklin officials address increasing revenue

New Franklin officials discussed the failure of Issue 30 and ideas on how to address increasing costs and decreasing...   Full Story




Council supports grant application for Coventry bog

Summit County Council adopted on first reading Nov. 24 a resolution of support for an application for grant funding that...   Full Story




Akron Council committee supports Safe Routes to School plan

At Akron City Council’s Nov. 24 meetings, the Public Service Committee placed on next week’s consent agenda a resolution...   Full Story




‘Light up a Life’ benefits Hospice of VNS

Hanging a gold star on a “Light Up a Life” Hospice Memory Tree can illuminate the memory of someone special and provide...   Full Story




Akron Children’s Pediatrics in Green moves

Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) in Green recently moved to a new location on the first floor of Green...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Doylestown, South Akron, Stow, Twinsburg, Greater Akron, Downtown Akron & Columbus   Full Story






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