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APS plans to create health career academy

Akron Public Schools (APS) Superintendent David James announced during his Feb. 24 State of the Schools address the...   Full Story




Nice day for a swim … if you’re a polar bear

Cold and snow did not deter area “polar bears” at the 12th annual Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump Feb. 21 at Portage Lakes...   Full Story




Akron Council defends hiring city residents

During its Feb. 23 meeting, Akron City Council passed a resolution in opposition to an Ohio House bill that could...   Full Story




County may make clean break from Norton sewers

Summit County Council’s Public Works Committee recommended Feb. 23 the county sell some of its sanitary sewer facilities...   Full Story




Lippman School celebrating 50th anniversary

The Lippman School is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and in honor of the milestone, double that number of trees will be...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

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




Faith Lutheran to dedicate new building

Faith Lutheran Church, located at 2726 W. Market St., will dedicate the completion of a building addition and technology...   Full Story




Stow Clerk of Courts Advisory Council hosts inaugural meeting

Stow Municipal Clerk of Courts Kevin Coughlin hosted a Clerk’s Advisory Council meeting Feb. 13 at the courthouse. The...   Full Story




New residents celebrate first winter in Akron

Wallhaven residents Tim Ruzic and fiancée Rebecca Lovley recently decided to create something of interest from all the...   Full Story




Norton Council lowers costs for sewer assessments

Norton City Council unanimously passed a resolution Feb. 23 to cap at $5,000 the assessment fees for the looming...   Full Story




Fairlawn officials working toward passing final 2015 budget

During the Feb. 23 Fairlawn City Council meeting, an ordinance establishing the city’s 2015 final budget was given first...   Full Story




Falls Council OKs site plans for Menards, townhome project

Additional retail and residential options now are closer to becoming a reality in the City of Cuyahoga Falls. At the...   Full Story




Bath enters into agreement with Falls for jail services

At the Bath Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 17, trustees agreed to enter into an agreement with the City of Cuyahoga Falls...   Full Story




First Bath Community Fund meeting planned

Bath Community Fund’s (BCF) Advisory Committee will host educational/informational sessions, including March 3 at 6:30...   Full Story




Richfield Village Council OKs fire/EMS contract with township

Richfield Village Council approved a three-year deal to provide fire and EMS coverage for Richfield Township at its...   Full Story




Trustees select design-build teams for new building

Three design-build teams are on the Richfield Township Board of Trustees’ short list to create the township’s new service...   Full Story




Copley trustees oppose removal of Minor Road traffic signal

The Copley Township Board of Trustees has gone on record as opposing a plan to remove the traffic light and eliminate left...   Full Story




Granger officials introduced to new recycling proposal

At the Granger Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 23, a representative from the Medina County Solid Waste District informed...   Full Story




Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank kicks off Harvest for Hunger

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank kicked off its 24th annual Harvest for Hunger campaign Feb. 18 at its warehouse at 350...   Full Story




Junior League honors members

The Junior League of Akron (JLA) recently honored three of its members with awards. The Sustainer Inspiration Award is...   Full Story




Green Council mulling capital projects

The City of Green administration is banking on City Council placing its seal of approval on the 2015 proposed capital...   Full Story




Nice day for a swim … if you’re a polar bear

Cold and snow did not deter area “polar bears” at the 12th annual Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump Feb. 21 at Portage Lakes...   Full Story




County may make clean break from Norton sewers

Summit County Council’s Public Works Committee recommended Feb. 23 the county sell some of its sanitary sewer facilities...   Full Story




Council continues study of finance director position

New Franklin City Council has extended the full-time status of the finance director position until May 31...   Full Story




Green district programs helping students succeed

Green Local Schools officials continued to focus on “District Happenings” and presented information on the Green Middle...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Coventry, Green, Cuyahoga Falls & Greater Akron   Full Story




Akron Council defends hiring city residents

During its Feb. 23 meeting, Akron City Council passed a resolution in opposition to an Ohio House (HB) bill that it said...   Full Story




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