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Akron mayor hints at future plans

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic looked to the future in his annual State of the City address March 20. Before a near-sellout...   Full Story

STVM rocketry students aiming for new heights

St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) High School rocketry students are among eight teams nationwide chosen to compete in NASA’s...   Full Story

Council disagrees on changing felon hiring policy

An effort to make city jobs for felons easier to obtain was the topic of much discussion but was ultimately placed on time...   Full Story

Customers may get break on sewer fees

Summit County Council’s Public Works Committee gave its approval March 23 to legislation that would reduce some...   Full Story

Akron Urban League turns 90 this year

The Akron Urban League — 90 years old in 2015 — continues its mission of improving lives of the city’s African-American...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Akron, Greater Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Downtown Akron, Columbus & Washington D.C.   Full Story

City making plans to widen South Cleveland-Massillon Road

Fairlawn city officials have begun the planning process for the widening of South Cleveland-Massillon Road from Kumho...   Full Story

Falls Council approves 2015 resurfacing program

Cuyahoga Falls City Council held a brief regular meeting March 23, adopting two pieces of legislation. The first ordinance...   Full Story

Norton Council discussing future pump station site

Norton City Council is deliberating two possible sites for the future construction of a sanitary sewer pump station as the...   Full Story

Residents hope to overturn trustees’ approval of zoning change

Residents of a Copley neighborhood hope to overturn a recent zoning amendment by taking their case to the voters. Thomas...   Full Story

Richfield officials encourage help for Project Pride Cleanup

Richfield’s annual Arbor Day celebration and Project Pride Cleanup will take place April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon, said...   Full Story

Richfield trustees approve revised employee handbook

At the Richfield Board of Trustees meeting March 19, trustees unanimously approved a revised employee handbook. According...   Full Story

Trustees introduced to new medication dispensing program

Olivia Houck, of the Medina County Health Department, spoke to the Granger Board of Trustees at the March 23 meeting...   Full Story

Bath Elementary student’s cabbage earns him scholarship

Bath Elementary School student Brandon Read was honored March 24 with a $1,000 scholarship for his winning cabbage grown...   Full Story