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Kayaks take plunge in Falls

The 2017 Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Race featured fast-paced kayak racing action on the Cuyahoga River April 22. According to...   Full Story




Council OKs Akron residential tax plan

Following two weeks of deliberation and discussion, Akron City Council approved a plan April 24 to provide tax breaks for...   Full Story




E-poll books may update voting process in county

Summit County Board of Elections (BOE) officials have done their homework, and they’re ready to buy electronic poll books...   Full Story




Inside|Out art spreads to Copley, West Akron

Just like the spring flowers now blooming, art will be popping up in local neighborhoods as part of the Akron Art Museum’s...   Full Story




Breaux promotes positive attitude on bench

On the wall in new Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Alison Breaux’s office hangs a framed inspirational quote: “She...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Akron, Boston, Copley, Norton, Stow, Downtown Akron & West Akron   Full Story




Love Akron Network Awards Breakfast focusing on civility

The Love Akron Network, a broad coalition of professional clergy and Christian leaders in both the public and private...   Full Story




Summit County officials train for emergencies

On April 10-14, Summit County organizations participated in an integrated emergency management course designed to simulate...   Full Story




Norton bans medical marijuana operations in city

Norton City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting facilities related to medical marijuana in the city at the April 24...   Full Story




Humane Society has new Mobile Adoption Center

The Humane Society of Summit County recently unveiled its new, state-of-the-art Mobile Adoption Center, which was acquired...   Full Story




Falls receives grant for preserve project

A state-funded effort soon will take place in Ward 8 in the City of Cuyahoga Falls to maintain the beauty of the area. The...   Full Story




Falls breaks ground for downtown revitalization

City of Cuyahoga Falls officials broke ground April 27 on the city’s project to open Front Street to vehicular traffic and...   Full Story




City offering electronics recycling

The eighth annual E-Recycle Collection Program in Cuyahoga Falls will be held May 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cuyahoga...   Full Story




Falls cleanup May 1-12

The Cuyahoga Falls spring cleanup for city sanitation customers is May 1-12. According to city officials, refuse should be...   Full Story




Trustees holding public hearings on fee

Copley residents will have two opportunities to weigh in on an additional $5 trustees propose adding to permissive motor...   Full Story




Richfield approves resolutions on autism, intolerance

Richfield Village Council passed resolutions April 18 that declare the village is an “autism friendly” community, as well...   Full Story




Granger officials hear update on proposed conservancy district

Granger officials received an update on Yellow Creek Foundation’s proposed Yellow Creek Watershed Conservancy District at...   Full Story




Kiwanis creates baskets for women’s shelter

On March 30, 18 Bath-Richfield Kiwanis Club members and local volunteers gathered to create over 30 Personal Essential...   Full Story




MCBDD suggests early detection key for autism

The Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities (MCBDD) is offering parents advice about autism in recognition of...   Full Story




Touch-A-Truck event offering close-up view

Touch–A–Truck, a fun interactive family event with trucks that haul, honk, crunch, rescue, transport and more, will take...   Full Story




Council hears schoolhouse recommendation

The City of Green is looking to turn a tragedy into a new beginning. On Aug. 9, a fire ruled arson destroyed the city’s...   Full Story




Springfield dedicates new playground, trail

Springfield officials gathered April 22 to dedicate another section of the Spartan Trail and the Lakefront Playground...   Full Story




Coventry BOE seeking fiscal emergency release

The Coventry Local Schools Board of Education is seeking to change the district’s current designation...   Full Story




New Franklin Council absences delay adoption of legislation

New Franklin Council was unable to adopt four pieces of legislation on first reading as it generally does due to the...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, Downtown Akron, Stow & Akron   Full Story