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Health officials turn attention to flu

Influenza season has yet to start in Northeast Ohio, but health officials hope that heightened awareness of other...   Full Story

Vet Art Project promotes healing through shared stories

Once she heard a veteran share his post-traumatic stress disorder story on the radio, Lisa Peacock found her calling. The...   Full Story

Retired Norton police chief looks back on career

Becoming a police officer was a dream fulfilled for Lt. Thad Hete, who retired Sept. 19 after working for the City of...   Full Story

Akron City Council commends Amber Vinson

Akron City Council and Mayor Don Plusquellic want the world to know they are proud of Akron native Amber Vinson, the nurse...   Full Story

Preservation Alliance celebrating 30 years

In 1984, a small group of Akron residents began meeting in each other’s homes to brainstorm ways to preserve the city’s...   Full Story

County planning Boston Mills Road improvements

Summit County Council adopted on first reading legislation Oct. 27 that will get the ball rolling on improvements to...   Full Story

Natatorium’s deficit lessens in Falls

Cuyahoga Falls officials have been struggling to make its community recreation center more profitable for the city. At the...   Full Story

Trustees discuss potential change in JEDD tax collection

At the Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 22, trustees discussed the possibility of Peninsula changing tax...   Full Story

Cost will determine sewer system type in Norton

At the Oct. 27 Norton City Council meeting, City Council President Rick Rodgers (Ward 1) said saving taxpayer money will...   Full Story

Granger trustees approve work on Fire Station parking lot

The Granger Township Board of Trustees held a brief meeting Oct. 23, taking action on a couple of necessary items...   Full Story

Richfield Village Council approves new cemetery fees

Richfield Village Council approved a new cemetery fee schedule at the Oct. 21 meeting. Most of the fees remain unchanged...   Full Story

Local Boy Scout earns Eagle rank with patio build

Christopher Morris, of St. Sebastian Catholic Parish Boy Scout Troop 96, earned the Eagle Scout rank recently. Eagle Scout...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Copley, Bath, West Akron, Downtown Akron, Greater Akron, Norton, Medina County & Columbus   Full Story

Health officials turn attention to flu

Influenza season has yet to start in Northeast Ohio, but health officials hope that heightened awareness of other...   Full Story

Springfield water tower to be demolished

Springfield will clean up an eyesore that has long been visible to motorists along South Arlington Road. At the Oct. 23...   Full Story

Green school board hears positive forecast

At the Oct. 27 Green Local Schools Board of Education meeting, the board approved the five-year forecast presented by...   Full Story

Green Council debates tax increase support

Green City Council passed legislation Oct. 28 some members labeled “ceremonial” and others deemed “necessary.” The debate...   Full Story

County land bank able to sell lands without competitive bidding

During the Oct. 27 meeting, Summit County Council approved legislation to allow the county’s land bank, the Summit County...   Full Story

South Side News & Notes

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