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Bath parks levy renewal on May ballot

Bath Township voters are being asked to consider renewing the community’s parks levy, which is on the May 6 Primary...   Full Story

Area communities offering Safety Town

Before starting kindergarten, area youngsters may want to make a stop at Safety Town to help them prepare for the some of...   Full Story

Woodridge studying future of school buildings

Several of the schools in the Woodridge Local School District are in need of major renovation or actual rebuilding, and...   Full Story

Council OKs new Dollar General in Merriman Valley

Akron City Council heard input on two West Akron requests at its April 14 meeting. Public hearings took place on two...   Full Story

Youth employment program getting on its way

Summit County officials will accept more than $1.55 million in federal funding for this summer’s youth employment program...   Full Story

Falls Council OKs purchase for Electrical Department

Securing the future safety of city employees led Cuyahoga Falls City Council to OK a large purchase at the April 14...   Full Story

Norton Council accepts Moving Ohio Forward funds

Norton City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to amend the appropriations for the current expenses for the city...   Full Story

Boston trustees take step to clear property

During the April 9 meeting, the Boston Township Board of Trustees decided to take action and begin the process of clearing...   Full Story

Sharon trustees discuss recent township break-ins

One of many issues the Sharon Board of Trustees discussed at the April 8 meeting included reports of two alleged attempted...   Full Story

Granger trustees approve tax abatement guidelines

During the April 14 meeting, the Granger Township Board of Trustees approved tax abatement guidelines for businesses...   Full Story

KAB names litter prevention campaign contest winners

Keep Akron Beautiful (KAB) localized a national anti-littering campaign, “Littering Is Wrong Too,” this spring through a...   Full Story

LaRose honors local youth

On April 9 at the Ohio Statehouse, state Sen. Frank LaRose (R-District 27) recognized Joshua Yoho, a Cuyahoga Falls native...   Full Story

YMCAs presenting Healthy Kids Day

On April 26, over 1,500 YMCA locations across the country will take part in Healthy Kids Day®, holding free community...   Full Story

Montrose transportation meeting set for May 15

The Montrose Connectivity Study is underway and is soliciting input and ideas for improving the pedestrian, bicycle and...   Full Story

United Way announces education investments, new funding strategy

United Way of Summit County has announced it will invest more than $1 million annually from its Community Impact Fund...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for West Akron, Downtown Akron, Stow & Fairlawn   Full Story

Green district seeking levy renewal

Green Local School District officials are asking voters to approve Issue No. 3, the renewal of a five-year, 6.01-mill...   Full Story

Children celebrate Easter early

Area children took part in the Springfield Police Department’s annual Easter Egg Hunt during a warm and sunny day April 12...   Full Story

Board strikes deal to keep fitness center running

Ongoing rescue efforts have yielded a plan to keep a health club afloat in one local school district. During the past...   Full Story

Springfield officer honored for service

Springfield Police Officer Perry Linaburg, a 15-year veteran of community policing in the township, was recognized for his...   Full Story

Grant possibility could increase police presence in Coventry

How Coventry fiscally could increase its police protection was a question contemplated at the April 10 regular Coventry...   Full Story

Youth employment program on its way

Summit County officials will accept more than $1.55 million in federal funding for this summer’s youth employment program...   Full Story

Rebuilding Together to improve nine area homes

Rebuilding Together Greater Cuyahoga Valley, an affiliate of Rebuilding Together Inc., will bring the community together...   Full Story

South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Coventry, Downtown Akron & Greater Akron   Full Story