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Health officials turn attention to flu

Influenza season has yet to start in Northeast Ohio, but health officials hope that heightened awareness of other...   Full Story




Vet Art Project promotes healing through shared stories

Once she heard a veteran share his post-traumatic stress disorder story on the radio, Lisa Peacock found her calling. The...   Full Story




Retired Norton police chief looks back on career

Becoming a police officer was a dream fulfilled for Lt. Thad Hete, who retired Sept. 19 after working for the City of...   Full Story




Akron City Council commends Amber Vinson

Akron City Council and Mayor Don Plusquellic want the world to know they are proud of Akron native Amber Vinson, the nurse...   Full Story




Preservation Alliance celebrating 30 years

In 1984, a small group of Akron residents began meeting in each other’s homes to brainstorm ways to preserve the city’s...   Full Story




County planning Boston Mills Road improvements

Summit County Council adopted on first reading legislation Oct. 27 that will get the ball rolling on improvements to...   Full Story




Natatorium’s deficit lessens in Falls

Cuyahoga Falls officials have been struggling to make its community recreation center more profitable for the city. At the...   Full Story




Trustees discuss potential change in JEDD tax collection

At the Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 22, trustees discussed the possibility of Peninsula changing tax...   Full Story




Cost will determine sewer system type in Norton

At the Oct. 27 Norton City Council meeting, City Council President Rick Rodgers (Ward 1) said saving taxpayer money will...   Full Story




Granger trustees approve work on Fire Station parking lot

The Granger Township Board of Trustees held a brief meeting Oct. 23, taking action on a couple of necessary items...   Full Story




Richfield Village Council approves new cemetery fees

Richfield Village Council approved a new cemetery fee schedule at the Oct. 21 meeting. Most of the fees remain unchanged...   Full Story




Local Boy Scout earns Eagle rank with patio build

Christopher Morris, of St. Sebastian Catholic Parish Boy Scout Troop 96, earned the Eagle Scout rank recently. Eagle Scout...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Copley, Bath, West Akron, Downtown Akron, Greater Akron, Norton, Medina County & Columbus   Full Story