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Akron Council OKs Rockynol project permit

Following a public hearing July 21, Akron City Council approved a conditional-use permit request for the construction of...   Full Story




Croghan Park rededicated

A newly improved Croghan Park was officially unveiled during a rededication ceremony July 19 marking the park’s 40th...   Full Story




Focus on speeding, other issues at Akron Caucus

On July 15, casually dressed members of Akron City Council gathered in Council Chambers with various members of the city...   Full Story




Bath Community Day is Aug. 2

People and pets are expected to have fun all day when Bath Community Day returns for its 17th year Aug. 2...   Full Story




Summit, Medina fairs celebrate traditions

County fairs in Summit and Medina counties mean Ferris wheels and elephant ears, but the events also mean opportunities to...   Full Story




Richfield fire chief commended for saving life

Fire Chief Jason Mihalek was commended at the July 15 Richfield Village Council meeting for helping to save a life recently..   Full Story




Richfield trustees discuss mowing complaint

A Southern Road resident called out a Richfield Township official at the July 17 Board of Trustees meeting for failing to...   Full Story




Copley pet groomer reunites potbellied pig, owner

It’s not unusual for Kelly Starling, of Barberton, to pick up stray animals and try to return them to their owners. But...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Bath, Summit County, Copley, Akron, Downtown Akron and Columbus   Full Story




West Side Education News & Notes

Education News & Notes for Granger & Northeast Akron   Full Story




New Springfield superintendent named

After a busy seven years in the Springfield Local School District, Superintendent William Stauffer is retiring Jan. 31...   Full Story




Communities gearing up for Rock the Docks

There is a wave of excitement around Springfield Lake, as an annual summer event quickly approaches, and Springfield...   Full Story




New Franklin charter changes headed to ballot

Voters in New Franklin will have two more issues to consider in the Nov. 4 General Election. New Franklin City Council...   Full Story




Community event planned at East Liberty Park

Last year, East Liberty Park in Green was renovated and now the Green Parks and Recreation Department is inviting the...   Full Story




Kids Month celebrated in August

August 2014 is Kids Month in Summit County, with a variety of events planned throughout the month to spotlight early...   Full Story




Wingfoot One selected as new blimp name

Wingfoot One has been selected as the name for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airship, company officials...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Springfield, Summit County, Downtown Akron & Columbus   Full Story