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Local police seeing benefits to body cameras

In the year since they have begun to equip police officers with body-worn cameras, the chiefs of two local police...   Full Story




Akron Womanís City Club treats officers to dinner

The Akron Womanís City Club hosted its 15th annual Police Officers Appreciation Dinner Jan. 17. From 6 p.m. until...   Full Story




Human trafficking event to raise awareness

When Elana Koh first heard about human trafficking on a TV program three years ago, it grabbed her attention. Later that...   Full Story




Metro Parks Nature Realm turning 50

Summit Metro Parks F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm will mark its 50th birthday with a party Jan. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the...   Full Story




Boston officials resolving JEDD collection issue

At the Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting Jan. 14, trustees discussed the issues regarding payments from Cuyahoga...   Full Story




Nortonís safety forcesí chili sets off alarms

A chili cook-off to benefit Nortonís fire and police forces Jan. 18 drew 14 entries, including in the five-alarm category...   Full Story




Akron church hoping to relocate to North Hawkins site facing resistance

The proposed construction of a church on North Hawkins Avenue near Garman Road will be before Akronís Zoning Appeals Board...   Full Story




Resnik named to Jewish Hall of Fame

Shalom Lifeís Jewish Hall of Fameís most recent inductee is Judith Resnik, the first Jewish female astronaut. Born in...   Full Story




Local blood drives

The American Red Cross is hosting the following blood donor clinics around the area. Donors of all blood types are needed...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Cleveland, Bath, West Akron, Northeast Ohio, Richfield Cuyahoga Falls, Greater Akron...   Full Story




Mayor wants best option for Shaw site

Lakemore Mayor Rick Justice discussed a plan proposed for the former Edwin Shaw Hospital property. At the Jan. 20 Lakemore...   Full Story




Library warms up with beach event

The Portage Lakes Branch Library offered area children a chance to chase away the winter blahs by hosting a Beach Blanket...   Full Story




Some area police see benefits to body cameras

In the year since they have begun to equip police officers with body-worn cameras, the chiefs of two local police...   Full Story




Metro Parks Nature Realm turning 50

Summit Metro Parks F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm will mark its 50th birthday with a party Jan. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the...   Full Story




Nortonís safety forcesí chili sets off alarms

A chili cook-off to benefit Nortonís fire and police forces Jan. 18 drew 14 entries, including in the five-alarm category...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, Downtown Akron, Cleveland, Greater Akron & Akron   Full Story