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Akron police chief resigns

Akron Police Department (APD) Chief James Nice resigned from his position Aug. 27 at the request of Mayor Dan Horrigan…   Full Story


Aviation event bringing air show fun to Akron

Akron’s been without an air show to call its own for nearly a decade, but that’s about to change. The Props & Pistons…   Full Story


APS board rebukes member for conviction

The Akron Public Schools (APS) Board of Education at its Aug. 28 meeting publicly reprimanded a fellow board member for…   Full Story


West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for West Akron, Richfield, Akron, Fairlawn & Greater Akron   Full Story


Summit County Republican Party Chairman Alex Arshinkoff dies

Alex Arshinkoff, longtime leader of the Summit County Republican Party, died Aug. 28. According to party Executive…   Full Story


Drug deactivation pouches offer safe disposal

Summit County Community Partnership officials announced Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals has donated 40,000 drug deactivation…   Full Story


County considering fee increases to help balance budget

Balancing Summit County’s budget is likely to mean some fee increases to consumers, according to Finance Director Brian…   Full Story


Norton Council discusses sewer charges

Norton City Council began debating how much to charge some residents to tap into the sewer lines being installed in the…   Full Story


Boston trustees go ahead with tree removal

The Boston Township Board of Trustees on Aug. 23 voted in favor of going ahead with the removal of four dead and dying…   Full Story


Sharon trustees learn of arrests made in burglaries

Detective Sgt. Kevin Ross, of the Medina County Sheriff’s Office, informed the Sharon Board of Trustees at the Aug. 22…   Full Story


Granger trustees informed cost of road line painting doubled

Granger Service Director Mark Novak informed trustees at the Aug. 28 meeting the cost of repainting lines on township…   Full Story


Stand Down receives donations

On Aug. 22, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Kirk Gardner, manager of external affairs for FirstEnergy, presented…   Full Story


Huntington Bank donates to ASCA

Akron Summit Community Action Inc. (ASCA) officials have purchased the former Woodford Elementary School at 315 East State…   Full Story


Cascade Community Development awarded grant

Cascade Community Development Inc., an area nonprofit that strives to reduce poverty and empower…

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