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Akron City Council OKs Wallhaven project

On July 27, during its last meeting before its month-long summer break in August, Akron City Council approved plans for a...   Full Story




Derby celebrates 78th year

More than 400 racers descended on Derby Downs July 25 for the 78th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby. Before racing...   Full Story




Districting proposal making its way to ballot

A Committee of the Whole meeting of Summit County Council July 27 offered sharp feedback on Gloria Rodgers’ (R-District 3)...   Full Story




Richfield celebrating Community Day events Aug. 7-9

The 2015 Richfield Community Day celebration is bringing three days of neighborly fun to the village Aug. 7-9. The...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

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




Confusion follows Falls Council’s charter change vote

Frustration was expressed by a few members of Cuyahoga Falls City Council following a vote on one particular piece of...   Full Story




Boston optimistic with switch to RITA

At the Boston Board of Trustees meeting July 22, trustees reported a successful meeting between Boston-Peninsula Joint...   Full Story




Richfield Village officials still considering water tower sites

Richfield Village is still in the “hurry up and wait stage” regarding the location of the water tower, said Mayor Bobbie...   Full Story




Leadership Akron selects members of new class

Leadership Akron has selected a class of 36 leaders for its 2015-16 program. The class includes participants from the...   Full Story




Granger firefighters promoted to lieutenant rank

Two members of the Granger Fire Department were promoted to the rank of lieutenant at the Granger Board of Trustees...   Full Story




Sanitarium scrapbook preservation in works

Summit County Executive Russ Pry announced a $2,000 grant has been awarded by the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board...   Full Story




Area diaper collection a success

Over 3,000 diapers were collected at Portage-Summit Diaper Bank’s first annual Stuff the Truck Community Diaper Drive...   Full Story




Lights to shine on Southgate parking lot

Despite an attempt by a couple of Green City Council members to illuminate alleged controversies surrounding the recent...   Full Story




Derby celebrates 78th year

More than 400 racers descended on Derby Downs July 25 for the 78th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby. Before racing...   Full Story




Districting proposal making its way to ballot

A Committee of the Whole meeting of Summit County Council July 27 offered sharp feedback on Gloria Rodgers’ (R-District 3)...   Full Story




Annual Kick for the Cure raising funds for charities

When Green High School’s soccer teams take on Louisville High School’s teams Sept. 12 at Green Memorial Stadium, the games...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Green, Greater Akron, Akron & Summit County   Full Story




Akron City Council OKs specialty grocery project

On July 27, during its last meeting before its month-long summer break in August, Akron City Council adopted after first...   Full Story