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Murder case prompts addition of advocate to Stow Muni Court
Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Murder case prompts addition of advocate to Stow Muni Court

STOW -- A 2016 murder in Hudson changed the way at least one Stow Municipal Court judge is making decisions on domestic violence charges in 2017.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County prosecutor warns of loan scam

A new scam is occurring in the area, Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh said in a Jan. 17 news release. "This time scammers are using payday loans to get your money," Bevan Walsh said in the release.

Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Flu widespread across Ohio; 287 hospitalizations in one week

COLUMBUS -- Influenza-like illness is now widespread throughout Ohio for the first time this flu season, and the number of associated hospitalizations are rising.

Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Scenic railroad sets ridership record in 2016

PENINSULA --- The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad recorded the highest annual ridership in the history of the organization with 214,063 passengers in 2016. CVSR recorded the highest passenger counts for both its scenic excursions and special event trains in its 44-year history.

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park to open new Visitors Center in 2019
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Valley National Park to open new Visitors Center in 2019

Peninsula Out-of-town visitors now make up about 20 percent of Cuyahoga Valley National Park users, and more Northeast Ohioans are discovering the national park in their own backyard.

Ski resorts open for business
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Ski resorts open for business

Sagamore Hills -- After a rough season last year, the Boston Mills/Brandywine ski areas are open for business again. Thomas Conti, spokesman for the areas, said opening day Dec.

By Eric Marotta Editor
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Cleveland Clinic Akron General offers monthly health talks, screenings

Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a New You!" at all Cleveland Clinic Akron General health and wellness centers.

Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

State treasurer launches second campaign for state senator 1

COLUMBUS -- Republican state Treasurer Josh Mandel launched his second campaign for U.S. Senate Wednesday, becoming the first statewide office-holder to formalize his 2018 election plans.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

House votes to make energy mandates in state law voluntary

COLUMBUS -- A split Ohio House passed legislation Dec. 6 that would make energy mandates in state law voluntary, capping a couple of years of debate on the issue and a freeze on earlier-enacted requirements. Rep.

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Volunteers needed for Salvation Army Red Kettles
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Volunteers needed for Salvation Army Red Kettles

Mary Ann Jackson, honorary chair for The Salvation Army of Summit County's 2016 Red Kettle Campaign, is recruiting volunteer bell ringers to staff kettles this holiday season.

Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit County 2017 dog licenses on sale

A shiny new 2017 dog license tag to adorn your dog's collar is a gift that may help your pet return home if they are ever lost. If a lost dog is brought into Summit County Animal Control wearing a license tag, staff can find the owner quickly and reunite the family and pet.

Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Thanksgiving expected to be busiest driving holiday in years

Law enforcement and transportation officials are urging Ohio drivers to buckle up, slow down and keep their eyes on the road -- particularly in work zones -- as the state heads into what's expected to be the busiest travel holiday in more than a decade. AAA of Ohio is projecting a 2.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Foodbank, Community Harvest to merge to expand hunger-relief efforts

Akron The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and Community Harvest, a food rescue organization, are merging into one organization with a greater capacity of serving those struggling with hunger in Stark County.

Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Small increase in holiday sales expected

Columbus -- Economists expect shoppers to spend about $500 million more over the coming holiday season versus the same time a year ago, with the biggest projected gains in smaller metropolitan areas, like Youngstown and Mansfield, according to a study released Nov. 21.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

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Volunteers needed for Salvation Army Red Kettles Mary Ann Jackson, honorary chair for The Salvation Army of Summit County's 2016 Red Kettle Campaign, is recruiting volunteer bell ringers to staff kettles this holiday season.

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Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Center of Hope needs turkeys, toys for holiday

Center of Hope needs turkeys, toys for holiday The Center of Hope is in desperate need of toys and turkeys for this year's Christmas Food and Toy Drive. Toys are for all ages, specifically ages 12 through 16. The drive is Dec. 5. Drop-offs can be made at 615 S. Chestnut St.

Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

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Holiday drivers will see drug abuse warnings Columbus -- Ohio plans to take advantage of the busy holiday travel season to warn drivers about the growing problem of drugged driving. It's a joint effort of the State Highway Patrol and the Ohio Department of Transportation.

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Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Breakfast fundraiser for judge

Breakfast fundraiser for judge The Friends of Judge Katarina Cook will host a New Beginnings Breakfast Fundraiser for Judge Katarina Cook, the new Summit County Domestic Relations Court Judge, on Dec. 2, from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Highland Square Mustard Seed Market Caf, 867 West Market St.

Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Pearl Harbor commemoration planned

Pearl Harbor commemoration planned Voices of Canton is partnering with the MAPS Air Museum on Dec. 7 for a Pearl Harbor 75th Commemoration at noon, honoring the past and bringing inspiration to the future. Artistic Director Dr.