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SilverSneakers salute red, white & blue
Mar 23, 2017 4:33 PM

SilverSneakers salute red, white & blue

Members of the SilverSneakers recite the Pledge of Allegiance March 16 at the Tallmadge Recreation Center. A video of the group displaying their patriotism will be featured on a Cleveland news station in April.

Ryan Copley shares birthday with sheltered animals
Mar 23, 2017 9:39 AM

Ryan Copley shares birthday with sheltered animals

Dunbar Primary School student Ryan Copley, 8, an avid dog lover, turned 8 on March 9. To celebrate his birthday, Ryan chose to collect donations for the Humane Society of Summit County, located in Twinsburg.

Hundreds of Alpacas convene in Tallmadge to compete in annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
Mar 23, 2017 9:26 AM

Hundreds of Alpacas convene in Tallmadge to compete in annual Buckeye Alpaca Show

Alpacas and alpaca enthusiasts, as well as fiber art enthusiasts, willgather for the Buckeye Alpaca Show this weekend, March 25 and 26, at the Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds. Alpacas have coexisted with humankind for thousands of years.

First Congregational Church is seeking clothing, items made of cloth
Mar 22, 2017 4:32 PM

First Congregational Church is seeking clothing, items made of cloth

First Congregational Church, 85 Heritage Drive, is hosting an Easter Seals material drive through April 16.. There will be Easter Seal Bins behind the church for donation collection.

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Tallmadge Middle School Robotics Club is NEOtech champion
Mar 22, 2017 4:27 PM

Tallmadge Middle School Robotics Club is NEOtech champion 

Tallmadge Middle School Robotics Club (TMSRC) instructors Justin Christopher, Rich Day and Chad Nash held a robotics competition March 16 at the annual NEOtech conference at Kent State University’s Student Center.

Mayfields take Express to Magic Kingdom
Mar 22, 2017 4:23 PM

Mayfields take Express to Magic Kingdom

The Mayfields of Tallmadge took a copy of the Express with them on a recent trip to Disney World in mid-February. It was the family’s first trip to the Florida theme park. Pictured are Shannon (Robert) and Christine Mayfield and their children, Cara and Tommy.

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

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City turns to technology over sirens for alerts
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

City turns to technology over sirens for alerts

TALLMADGE -- Technology is changing the way the city of Tallmadge notifies residents of bad weather or bad situations -- and city officials want to inform the public of this trend.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Decisions, field trips await school officials
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Decisions, field trips await school officials

TALLMADGE -- Decisions which will affect the design of Tallmadge's new schools are underway, according to Chief Operating Officer Steve Wood.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Church members put money where mouths are -- literally!
Mar 17, 2017 12:36 PM

Church members put money where mouths are -- literally!

Members of six Tallmadge churches gathered at Sammie’s Bar Grill Feb. 26 for the eighth Blessing In the City event.

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Vardon tells students 'to be successful, it is OK to fail'
Mar 17, 2017 12:30 PM

Vardon tells students 'to be successful, it is OK to fail'

Vardon tells students ‘to be successful, it is OK to fail’ Joe Vardon, a 1998 Tallmadge High School graduate, spoke Feb. 22 as part of the Spotlight on Success Series.

Celtic group The Outside Track to play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Mar 16, 2017 4:06 PM

Celtic group The Outside Track to play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

On March 24, Celtic group The Outside Track will play at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service.

Easter Bunny hops into Tallmadge April 15
Mar 16, 2017 4:00 PM

Easter Bunny hops into Tallmadge April 15

The Tallmadge Recreation Center will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt April 15,. the hunt starts a 10:30 a.m. sharp! Aspecial guest will be hopping by, so parents are encouraged to take their cameras.

Now that's Italian!
Mar 16, 2017 3:56 PM

Now that's Italian!

It was a full house at the Tallmadge Lions Club spaghetti dinner March 11. It was the last spaghetti dinner for which Lion Larry Bagnoli would be cooking up his special sauce, and close to 200 residents came out to dine.

Tallmadge Historical Society to host open houses on last Sunday of month
Mar 15, 2017 2:34 PM

Tallmadge Historical Society to host open houses on last Sunday of month

The Tallmadge Historical Society will host open houses at the Old Town Hall and Museum and the Historic Church on Tallmadge Circle. The Schenkenberger House at 35 Southwest Ave. will also be open. The time is from 2 to 4 p.m.

Tallmadge Community Expo April 8 at Recreation Center
Mar 15, 2017 2:25 PM

Tallmadge Community Expo April 8 at Recreation Center

The Tallmadge Community Expo is set forApril 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tallmadge Recreation Center, 46 N. Munroe Road. The Tallmadge Community Expo features nearly 100 booths showcasing local businesses, non-profit groups and community partners.

Have Breakfast with the Bunny at Akron Zoo
Mar 14, 2017 3:48 PM

Have Breakfast with the Bunny at Akron Zoo

The Akron Zoo will host its annual Breakfast with the Bunny event on April 1, 2, 8, 9 and 15 starting at 8:30 a.m. The event includes a full breakfast buffet, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an outdoor egg hunt. Reservations are required and space is limited.

Astronomy Club of Akron to meet March 24
Mar 14, 2017 3:43 PM

Astronomy Club of Akron to meet March 24

The Astronomy Club of Akron (ACA) will meet March 24 at 8 p.m. at New Franklin City Hall (located behind the fire station), 5611 Manchester Road, Akron.

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Greetings from Iceland!
Mar 14, 2017 11:34 AM

Greetings from Iceland!

Alexander Peters poses for a photo in Reykjavik, Iceland, with a copy of his hometown newspaper, the Tallmadge Express, on March 1. “I travelled [to Iceland] with one of my sisters and her friend on a three-day hotel and travel package from NYC.

Parking ban expected in Tallmadge
Mar 13, 2017 4:09 PM

Parking ban expected in Tallmadge

From Tallmadge Police officer Dave Quillen: "Itlooks like we have a good possibility of quite a bit of snow in the next day or two. We've had it pretty easy as far as snow this winter, so I personally can't complain too much!