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Kayaks take plunge in Falls

The 2017 Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Race featured fast-paced kayak racing action on the Cuyahoga River April 22. According to...   Full Story

Council OKs Akron residential tax plan

Following two weeks of deliberation and discussion, Akron City Council approved a plan April 24 to provide tax breaks for...   Full Story

E-poll books may update voting process in county

Summit County Board of Elections (BOE) officials have done their homework, and they’re ready to buy electronic poll books...   Full Story

Inside|Out art spreads to Copley, West Akron

Just like the spring flowers now blooming, art will be popping up in local neighborhoods as part of the Akron Art Museum’s...   Full Story

Breaux promotes positive attitude on bench

On the wall in new Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Alison Breaux’s office hangs a framed inspirational quote: “She...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Akron, Boston, Copley, Norton, Stow, Downtown Akron & West Akron   Full Story

Love Akron Network Awards Breakfast focusing on civility

The Love Akron Network, a broad coalition of professional clergy and Christian leaders in both the public and private...   Full Story

Summit County officials train for emergencies

On April 10-14, Summit County organizations participated in an integrated emergency management course designed to simulate...   Full Story

Norton bans medical marijuana operations in city

Norton City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting facilities related to medical marijuana in the city at the April 24...   Full Story

Humane Society has new Mobile Adoption Center

The Humane Society of Summit County recently unveiled its new, state-of-the-art Mobile Adoption Center, which was acquired...   Full Story

Falls receives grant for preserve project

A state-funded effort soon will take place in Ward 8 in the City of Cuyahoga Falls to maintain the beauty of the area. The...   Full Story

Falls breaks ground for downtown revitalization

City of Cuyahoga Falls officials broke ground April 27 on the city’s project to open Front Street to vehicular traffic and...   Full Story

City offering electronics recycling

The eighth annual E-Recycle Collection Program in Cuyahoga Falls will be held May 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cuyahoga...   Full Story

Falls cleanup May 1-12

The Cuyahoga Falls spring cleanup for city sanitation customers is May 1-12. According to city officials, refuse should be...   Full Story

Trustees holding public hearings on fee

Copley residents will have two opportunities to weigh in on an additional $5 trustees propose adding to permissive motor...   Full Story

Richfield approves resolutions on autism, intolerance

Richfield Village Council passed resolutions April 18 that declare the village is an “autism friendly” community, as well...   Full Story

Granger officials hear update on proposed conservancy district

Granger officials received an update on Yellow Creek Foundation’s proposed Yellow Creek Watershed Conservancy District at...   Full Story

Kiwanis creates baskets for women’s shelter

On March 30, 18 Bath-Richfield Kiwanis Club members and local volunteers gathered to create over 30 Personal Essential...   Full Story

MCBDD suggests early detection key for autism

The Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities (MCBDD) is offering parents advice about autism in recognition of...   Full Story

Touch-A-Truck event offering close-up view

Touch–A–Truck, a fun interactive family event with trucks that haul, honk, crunch, rescue, transport and more, will take...   Full Story