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Mild winter, warm spring ticks off outsiders
Jun 23, 2017 1:10 PM

Mild winter, warm spring ticks off outsiders

TWINSBURG -- Did you enjoy the mild winter? So did the ticks, unfortunately, and they are hungry in Liberty Park. Summit County Metro Parks officials have said that the two recent warm winters have led to a significant uptick in the tick population.

By April Helms Reporter
Twinsburg gives green light to medical marijuana grower
Jun 23, 2017 1:10 PM

Twinsburg gives green light to medical marijuana grower

TWINSBURG -- The medical marijuana industry in Northeast Ohio is becoming increasingly competitive, and Twinsburg has reached a unique agreement with one company to set up shop on Edison Boulevard, providing the company receives the proper state licenses for growing and processing.

By April Helms And Andrew Schunk Reporter And Editor
Twinsburg Fire donates old training equipment to Linde Gas
Jun 22, 2017 6:24 PM

Twinsburg Fire donates old training equipment to Linde Gas

After nearly two decades of use, the Twinsburg Fire Department donated its old propane fueled fire extinguisher trainer to Linde Gas of Twinsburg.

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Twinsburg man arrested for Northfield Village CVS robbery
Jun 21, 2017 4:45 PM

Twinsburg man arrested for Northfield Village CVS robbery

NORTHFIELD VILLAGE -- Justin Melinis, 29, of Twinsburg was arrested June 20 in connection to the June 2 robbery of the CVS on Route 8. Northfield Village Officer in Charge Sgt.

By Briana Barker Reporter
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Jun 21, 2017 4:45 PM

Motorcycle crash on Route 8 claims life of 19-year-old man

Cuyahoga Falls Police and Summit County officials are investigating a motorcycle crash on southbound Route 8 south of Graham Road that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Akron man Tuesday afternoon. At 10 a.m.

New grant will help clear 'Old' site
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

New grant will help clear 'Old' site

TWINSBURG -- The city has received a $25,000 grant through the Summit County Land Reutilization Corp. to clear property at 8997 Darrow Road where the Old School sits.

By April Helms Reporter
Tomko takes heat, stays in 'middle of the action'
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Tomko takes heat, stays in 'middle of the action'

TWINSBURG -- For a year or so after she was hired in 1979 as the first female firefighter in the Twinsburg Fire Department, Betty Tomko sat on one side of the room during department meetings, and the men sat on the other.

By Andrew Schunk Editor
Historic designation for Twinsburg Historical Society
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Historic designation for Twinsburg Historical Society

TWINSBURG -- The Twinsburg Historical Society building, formally the Twinsburg Institute founded and built by the Rev. and Dr. Samuel Bissell in 1866, has been placed on the National Register of Historical Places by the U.S. Department of Interior.

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Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Twins Days Festival contests

Judges needed for 2017 festival in August The Twins Days Festival Committee is seeking judges to assist with the annual twins contests Aug. 5 and 6 during the 42nd Annual Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg. The contests begin around noon both days and run until 6 p.m. each evening.

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Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Worth Noting

Village hosts health fair The Reminderville Athletic Club will host a health and wellness fair Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that will include information tables, demonstrations, screenings and more.

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Reminderville seeks new director of operations
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Reminderville seeks new director of operations

REMINDERVILLE -- The village is on the hunt for a new director of operations after Mario Molina, who was hired in the position in February, retired June 9. "We are looking already," said Mayor Sam Alonso. "We are hoping to fill the position as soon as we can.

By April Helms Reporter
Fire officer completes difficult fire academy program
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Fire officer completes difficult fire academy program

TWINSBURG -- Fire Lt. Gina DeVito-Staub has completed the difficult four-year National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program, an intensive program that touches on a broad spectrum of modern fire training and allows firefighters to take the education back to their respective departments.

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Mural brings 'Square back to township' for Bicentennial
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Mural brings 'Square back to township' for Bicentennial

TWINSBURG TOWNSHIP -- Visitors to Township Hall will notice a little more color in the lobby, as an impressive wall-size mural of Township Square takes form.

By April Helms Reporter
Jun 20, 2017 10:16 AM

County to host 'Can Do!' Dog Licensing Program at five Acme locations

On June 24, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen Scalise will partner with Acme Fresh Markets to host "Can Do!" This is a one-day event to provide amnesty to Summit County dog owners who have not yet purchased their 2017 dog licenses.

Hattie Larlham closes cafe, Akron Food Hub; CEO resigns
Jun 20, 2017 12:00 AM

Hattie Larlham closes cafe, Akron Food Hub; CEO resigns

TWINSBURG TOWNSHIP -- Financial difficulties have led Hattie Larlham to shutter its last caf in Canal Place in Akron at the end of July, as well as its Food Hub in Akron at the end of August. In addition, Hattie Larlham CEO Dr.

By April Helms Reporter
VIDEO: Twinsburg Township mural 'brings Square back to township' in time for Bicentennial
Jun 19, 2017 10:32 AM

VIDEO: Twinsburg Township mural 'brings Square back to township' in time for Bicentennial

TWINSBURG TOWNSHIP -- Visitors to Township Hall will notice a little more color in the lobby, as an impressive wall-size mural of Township Square takes form.

By April Helms Reporter
Twinsburg gets $25,000 to clear Old School property; mitigation grant denied
Jun 17, 2017 1:39 PM

Twinsburg gets $25,000 to clear Old School property; mitigation grant denied

TWINSBURG -- The city has received a $25,000 grant through the Summit County Land Reutilization Corp. to clear property at 8997 Darrow Road where the Old School sits.

By Aprl Helms Reporter
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Road work at Route 91 intersections begins June 19
Jun 16, 2017 11:18 AM

Road work at Route 91 intersections begins June 19

TWINSBURG -- The Twinsburg Engineering Department announces that Route 91, from Post Road to Glenwood Drive, will be restricted for pavement striping and some asphalt work beginning the week of June 19.

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Judges needed for Twins Days Festival contests
Jun 15, 2017 12:29 PM

Judges needed for Twins Days Festival contests

TWINSBURG -- The Twins Days Festival Committee is seeking judges to assist with the annual twins contests Aug. 5 and 6 during the 42nd Annual Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg. The contests begin around noon both days and run until 6 p.m. each evening.

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