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Officials tell Akron Council Ebola risk low

Akron City Council members heard from the county’s top medical officials Oct. 20 about the past week’s challenges and...   Full Story




Fun treats found at Boo at the Zoo

Akron Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo attracted costumed characters of all kinds Oct. 19. Among those who got into the spirit of the...   Full Story




Health officials mobilize in wake of Ebola concerns

International concern about the Ebola virus hit home in the past week after it was learned nurse Amber Vinson had visited...   Full Story




Fairlawn officials still mulling rental property changes

During the Oct. 20 Fairlawn City Council meeting, city officials heard from both proponents and opponents of ordinances...   Full Story




Charter change on ballot in Fairlawn

Voters in Fairlawn will have the opportunity Nov. 4 to vote on Issue 25, a proposed change to the city’s charter to add an...   Full Story




Council hears reactions to five-year plan

Several speakers approached the podium during Summit County Council’s Planning and Economic Development Committee Meeting...   Full Story




Norton approves resolutions thanking citizens for service

Norton City Council approved two resolutions Oct. 14 thanking community members for their service on the Norton Parks and...   Full Story




Richfield trustees choose architect for service, administration center

Richfield Township trustees chose a criteria architect Oct. 16 to work on the township’s plans for a new service and...   Full Story




Trustees act on neighborhood traffic concerns

Citing a section of the state traffic management code, Copley Township trustees at the Oct. 15 meeting took action to...   Full Story




Peninsula Council meets week after failing to make quorum

Peninsula Village Council passed several resolutions Oct. 20 in a meeting delayed one week when Council earlier failed to...   Full Story




Sharon trustees discuss solicitation incidents

The presence of solicitors in Sharon was among the topics discussed at the Sharon Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 14...   Full Story




Bath trustees approve terminating agreement

The Bath Township Board of Trustees held a short meeting Oct. 20. The trustees unanimously agreed to authorize Township...   Full Story




Burton D. Morgan Foundation extends support for entrepreneurship programs

At their September meeting, Burton D. Morgan Foundation trustees approved grants totaling more than $2.5 million...   Full Story




Fairlawn Heights neighbors host festival

The Fairlawn Heights Neighborhood Association (FHNA) hosted its first major event, a Fall Festival, Oct. 4 in icy...   Full Story




Sight-impaired children get tailored zoo experience

Akron Host Lions Club on Sept. 20 brought together community partners for a special day at the Akron Zoo for...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Copley, Richfield, Norton, West Akron, Summit County, South Akron & Brecksville   Full Story




Lakemore sets stricter open burning regs

Lakemore Village’s revised regulations for open burning and recreational fires are more specific but still “fair,” said...   Full Story




Coventry breaks ground on new school

Coventry Local Schools and community officials gathered Oct. 17 for a groundbreaking ceremony that marked the start of...   Full Story




Officials defend Coventry’s open enrollment policy

Coventry Local Schools Treasurer Aaron Butts gave a presentation on open enrollment at the Oct. 20 Board of Education...   Full Story




New Franklin Council appoints new clerk

New Franklin Council has selected Kathy Witwer to serve as its new clerk. The appointment was made Oct. 15 after Council...   Full Story




Officials tell Akron City Council Ebola risk low

Akron City Council members heard from the county’s top medical officials Oct. 20 about the past week’s challenges and...   Full Story




Council hears reactions to five-year plan

A few speakers approached the podium at Summit County Council’s Planning and Economic Development Committee meeting...   Full Story




Green YMCA displaying pumpkin contest entries

The Green Family YMCA’s 2014 annual internal Halloween pumpkin decorating contest was something to howl about, according...   Full Story




Scouts host breakfast fundraiser

Manchester Boy Scout Troop No. 118 presented its semiannual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser Oct. 18. According to organizers...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

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






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