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Council compromises on felon hiring effort

Akron City Council members approved a resolution April 13 that urges the city and businesses it works with to re-evaluate...   Full Story




Spring signals opening of train depot, caboose

The arrival of spring means the Copley Historical Society Train Depot is now open the second Saturday of each month from 1...   Full Story




Medina County human services levy on ballot

Voters in Granger and Sharon townships are among the Medina County residents who will be asked to support a new human and...   Full Story




Soap Box Derby entering new era

Soap Box Derby CEO Joe Mazur told Summit County Council April 13 his organization has completed its first-ever strategic...   Full Story




Fairlawn app offers information on city

Through an app released earlier this year, Fairlawn officials have found a way to get a wealth of information into the...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, West Akron, Copley, Richfield, South Akron & Greater Akron   Full Story




Norton Council, residents discuss sewer line hookups

The ongoing issue of converting a major portion of Norton to sanitary sewers was discussed in a highly charged manner by...   Full Story




City tanker to transport water to Cuyahoga Falls residents

About 40 Cuyahoga Falls residents living with limited access to water will receive water again via a water tanker truck...   Full Story




Peninsula Village opts out of county paving bid program

After much discussion April 13, Peninsula Village Council decided to not be included in the county’s road paving bid...   Full Story




Richfield revamping village parking lot

Richfield Village Mayor Bobbie Beshara discussed the Village Green parking lot renovation project at the April 7 Council...   Full Story




Boston officials further discuss JEDD tax collection

At the Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting April 8, trustees discussed the ongoing issue of Cuyahoga Valley National...   Full Story




Granger Fire Department expands staffing hours

The Granger Board of Trustees agreed April 13 to change work hours for members of the Granger Fire Department. Fire Chief...   Full Story




Women’s History Project honors women

The Women’s History Project of the Akron Area, a program of the Summit County Historical Society of Akron, honored 10...   Full Story




Camp offers taste of summer

Family Fun Day at YMCA Camp Y-Noah April 12 gave children and families the chance to preview summer camp and enjoy a day...   Full Story




Revenue needed to keep Coventry viable

The Coventry Board of Trustees contemplated the township’s financial future during the April 9 meeting. Another question...   Full Story




Camp provides taste of summer

Family Fun Day at YMCA Camp Y-Noah April 12 gave children and families the chance to preview summer camp and enjoy a day...   Full Story




Council declares intent to relocate former schoolhouse

Despite a steep price tag, Green City Council is moving forward to make an investment in the city’s history...   Full Story




Coventry district pushing for levy renewal

Coventry Local School District officials held a community meeting March 25 at Coventry High School to draw awareness to...   Full Story




Two Manchester renewal levies on ballot

Two levies — both renewals — are on the May 5 Primary/Special Election ballot for residents in the Manchester Local School...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, Greater Akron, Downtown Akron, Springfield & Springfield/Lakemore.   Full Story




Springfield officials continue review of rezoning request

The Springfield Board of Trustees once again tabled a rezoning request April 9 that could change 10 acres of property from...   Full Story




Akron compromises on legislation

Akron City Council members approved a resolution April 13 that urges the city and businesses it works with to re-evaluate...   Full Story




Soap Box Derby entering new era

Soap Box Derby CEO Joe Mazur told Summit County Council April 13 his organization has completed its first-ever strategic...   Full Story