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Akron police to assist at GOP convention

About 30 Akron Police Department (APD) officers will assist with security during the Republican National Convention in...   Full Story




Junior Rangers explore CVNP

Children learned more about Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) during events April 30 for National Junior Ranger Day...   Full Story




County looking at summer roadwork spending

Summit County Council’s Public Works Committee May 2 considered five pieces of legislation to award contracts to do work...   Full Story




Celebrate national parks’ centennial at CVNP

The National Park Service is marking its centennial this year, and Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is part of the...   Full Story




Deconstruction program building up community

An organization known for building homes for the poor also is deconstructing local buildings to benefit the community... Habi   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Greater Akron, West Akron, Akron, North Akron, Downtown Akron & Cuyahoga Falls   Full Story




ACLU sues Akron over panhandling law

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Ohio filed suit in federal court May 3 to challenge Akron’s decade-old...   Full Story




Temporary bridge bypass opens on Towpath

A temporary bypass has been opened where a wooden bridge section of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail burned more than...   Full Story




Proposed charter changes in Fairlawn continue to draw debate

Two ordinances in front of Fairlawn City Council — one aimed at setting term limits for the city’s mayor and Council...   Full Story




Copley trustees to appoint new fiscal officer

The Copley Township Board of Trustees again is seeking a replacement for the township fiscal officer. Marjory Marshall...   Full Story




Bids announced for 2016 road projects in Bath

At the Bath Township Board of Trustees meeting May 2, Service Director Caine Collins reported the winning bids for the...   Full Story




Boston trustees discuss policy on culvert pipe installation

At the Boston Township Board of Trustees April 27 meeting, trustees discussed the township’s policy on replacing culvert...   Full Story




Sharon trustees address transportation concerns

Two matters involving Sharon Township roads were discussed at the Sharon Board of Trustees meeting April 26. Trustee Ray...   Full Story