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Akron welcoming NBA star ‘back home’

Akron City Council went on record to express its appreciation and enthusiasm July 14 on the heels of LeBron James’...   Full Story




Old-fashioned carnival celebrates SCHS anniversary

A carnival featuring roaring ’20s fun took place July 12 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Summit County Historical...   Full Story




Woodridge bids farewell to board member

The Woodridge Local School District is seeking a new principal and a new school board member. The resignations of Gretchen...   Full Story




APS board accepts donation from foundation

Akron Public Schools (APS) Board of Education members celebrated the news July 14 that Akron native LeBron James will...   Full Story




Kids Month celebrated in August

August 2014 is Kids Month in Summit County, with a variety of events planned throughout the month to spotlight early...   Full Story




Boston trustees discuss issues with road project

The Boston Township Board of Trustees discussed concerns and issues with the Riverview Road project during the July 9...   Full Story




Sharon officials provide update on smell

Sharon Township officials provided an update at the Sharon Board of Trustees meeting July 8 regarding complaints of foul...   Full Story




Falls drafts deal for development of Menards

At the July 14 meeting, Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don Walters encouraged Council members to nail down a deal with a national...   Full Story




Norton working on flood control on Newpark Drive

At the July 14 meeting, Norton City Council approved 5-0 an ordinance to authorize Administrative Officer Valerie Wax Carr...   Full Story




Granger Fire personnel sworn in

Three members of the Granger Fire Department were recognized at the Granger Board of Trustees meeting July 14. Fire Chief...   Full Story




Fairlawn officials investigating nightly room rentals in residences

During the July 14 Fairlawn City Council meeting, residents attended the meeting to express concerns about rooms in...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Copley & Fairlawn   Full Story




Springfield superintendent retiring

Springfield Local Schools Superintendent William Stauffer will retire Jan. 31, 2015. The Springfield Board of Education...   Full Story




Road resurfacing behind schedule in Coventry

This month, the annual road resurfacing program will begin in Coventry, but only about 4.3 miles of roadway will be...   Full Story




Pine Lake residents object to new Lauer Park entrance

Residents in the Pine Lake neighborhood are preparing to fight a plan to create a south entrance to Lauer Park for hikers...   Full Story