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Red Cross blood donation sites
Jan 20, 2017 11:46 AM

Red Cross blood donation sites

Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to inclement winter weather, resulting in more than 10,500 blood and platelet donations going uncollected. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.

Tallmadge Relay For Life to host 'Night at Races' Feb. 18
Jan 20, 2017 11:43 AM

Tallmadge Relay For Life to host 'Night at Races' Feb. 18

Tallmadge Relay For Life will host its kickoff event, the second annual “A Night at the Races,” Feb. 18 at The Venue, 10 Tallmadge Circle.Tickets are $35 apiece or two for $65. Horse Sponsors are available for $10.

Tallmadge man pleads guilty to rape, domestic violence
Jan 17, 2017 1:36 PM

Tallmadge man pleads guilty to rape, domestic violence

Brendan Clark, 37, of Tallmadge, pleaded guilty in connection with an attack on a female acquaintance, according to an announcement made by Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh Jan. 17.

Celebrate new year with 10 free flowering trees from Arbor Day Foundation
Jan 16, 2017 12:01 PM

Celebrate new year with 10 free flowering trees from Arbor Day Foundation

Celebrate new year with 10 free flowering trees from Arbor Day Foundation Residents in Ohio can ring in the new year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January.

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OUR VIEW: Developing empathy is key to achieving Dr. King's dream
Jan 16, 2017 11:41 AM

OUR VIEW: Developing empathy is key to achieving Dr. King's dream

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. How close are we to achieving Dr. King's dream?

School architect to be selected by month's end
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

School architect to be selected by month's end

TALLMADGE -- By month's end, the Tallmadge City School District will have an architect in place to design its new school buildings. On Jan.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Presentation aims to open parents' eyes
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Presentation aims to open parents' eyes

TALLMADGE -- A stuffed animal on the bed, an empty pop can on a desk, a trash can in the corner. All inconspicuous finds in a youngster's bedroom, right?

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive

AKRON -- Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro was sworn in to office Jan. 5, becoming the first female executive in the county's rich history.

By April Helms Reporter
Jan 13, 2017 10:47 AM

Health department confirms pulmonary tuberculosis case in Summit County

Summit County Public Health announced in a Jan. 13 news release that it has confirmed a case of pulmonary tuberculosis in a Summit County resident.

Jan 12, 2017 4:59 PM

Kelly's Grief Center announces two grief groups

Kelly's Grief Center announces that two grief groups will begin this month. All groups are at Acorn Alley II location, 135 Erie Street, Suite 302, Kent. Accidental Overdose (ten weeks) begins Jan. 23 and continues through March 27.

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Gardeners of Greater Akron to meet Jan. 16
Jan 12, 2017 3:56 PM

Gardeners of Greater Akron to meet Jan. 16

The Gardeners of Greater Akron will meet Jan. 16, at St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Copley, starting with social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30.

Tallmadge Lions to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House of Akron
Jan 12, 2017 3:51 PM

Tallmadge Lions to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House of Akron

The Tallmadge Lions Club will host its next Spaghetti Dinner Jan. 14. at Tallmadge Lions Hall in Tallmadge Lions Park, 245 Northeast Ave. from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The Lions Club hosts Spaghetti Dinners four times a year with proceeds donated to local charities and Lions Clinics.

Shiavones hang with Mickey, Express at Disneyland
Jan 11, 2017 1:06 PM

Shiavones hang with Mickey, Express at Disneyland

The Schiavone Family (Sage, Sarah, Syd and Sal) pose with Mickey Mouse and a copy of the Tallmadge Express during a recent trip Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., to celebrate the new year!

Much to consider on Thursday's City Council agenda
Jan 11, 2017 12:56 PM

Much to consider on Thursday's City Council agenda

TALLMADGE CITY COUNCIL AGENDA - REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017 @ 7:30 P.M.

Mayor to give State of City address Jan. 18 at The Venue
Jan 10, 2017 3:56 PM

Mayor to give State of City address Jan. 18 at The Venue

Mayor Dave Kline’s will give his annualState of the City address Jan. 18at The Venue, 10 Tallmadge Circle. Networking begins at 11:15 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45. The cost is $12 per person.

Freshman's art featured in Safety Kids Calendar for January
Jan 10, 2017 11:21 AM

Freshman's art featured in Safety Kids Calendar for January

Tallmadge High School freshman Ava Updegraff was a first-place winner in the 2017 Safety Kids Calendar contest. Her poster, "Break the Mold, Don't Give into Peer Pressure," is featured in the calendar for the month of January.

Lions recognize Yamokoski as 'Student of the Month'
Jan 10, 2017 11:11 AM

Lions recognize Yamokoski as 'Student of the Month'

The Tallmadge Lions Club represented by Lion Mark Salerno, far left, and Club President Aaron Chimenti, left, presented the January 2017 Tallmadge Lions/Jim and Ida Van Gilder Student of the Month award to Alyssa Yamokoski who was accompanied by her parents, Jennifer and David.

Vehicle break-ins, thefts reported
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Vehicle break-ins, thefts reported

TALLMADGE -- Saying in many cases, a vehicle burglary is a crime of opportunity, Tallmadge Police Chief Ron Williams reminds the public to lock unattended vehicles.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
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Chief hopes program sparks youngsters' interest
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Chief hopes program sparks youngsters' interest

TALLMADGE -- The Firefighter Phil Program debuted in Tallmadge schools last month, introducing youngsters at Munroe Elementary and Dunbar Primary to subjects like the importance of smoke alarms and how to escape their homes in the event of a fire.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Sears at Chapel Hill Mall slated to close in spring
Jan 5, 2017 5:26 PM

Sears at Chapel Hill Mall slated to close in spring

The Sears store at Chapel Hill Mall is slated to close at the end of March, according to a news release issued by Sears Holdings Jan. 4.

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