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Jun 16, 2017 6:33 PM

Hope Homes in Stow focusing on housing

While Hope Homes in Stow has ceased providing operational services, its executive director stresses that it will continue its business presence at its Call Road site, focusing on providing the physical homes and facilities for those with developmental disabilities.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Observing the cost of freedom on Flag Day
Jun 14, 2017 1:16 PM

Observing the cost of freedom on Flag Day

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kevin Kessler was serving overseas when he learned he was going to be a father. It was summertime about seven years ago and Kessler was in Afghanistan. His wife, Adrian, gave him the good news. Kessler never had the chance to meet his only child.

By Steven M. Grazier Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Scenic railroad extends schedule for summer

AKRON -- The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has introduced a new extended train schedule for visitors. CVSR will offer scenic train rides every Tuesday through Sunday from stations in Independence to Akron. On Tuesdays through Thursdays, the train runs from 9 a.m. to 4:25 p.m.

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Jun 13, 2017 1:21 PM

Authorities say Stark County homicides connected to 3 deaths in Cuyahoga County

CANTON-- Stark County sheriff's deputies say they have a person of interest in connection with the Monday deaths of a Lake Township couple, while Cuyahoga County authorities say they believe the deaths of a woman and her two adult daughters are connected to the Stark couple's deaths.

By Lori Steineck Gatehouse Ohio Media
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Jun 13, 2017 9:49 AM

Authorities say Stark County homicides connected to 3 deaths in Cuyahoga County

CANTON -- Stark County sheriff's deputies say they have a person of interest in connection with the Monday deaths of a Lake Township couple, while Cuyahoga County authorities say they believe the deaths of a woman and her two adult daughters are connected to the Stark couple's deaths.

By Lori Steineck Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jun 9, 2017 4:43 PM

'Insane' still in, commission may be out

COLUMBUS -- There was a point during what could have been the final Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission meeting where there was a motion, a call for a vote, questions about a quorum and voiced confusion about the process.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau
Jun 8, 2017 2:02 PM

The staff of Gen. Robert E. Lee topic of next roundtable

Robert Sidwell, a Kent State doctoral candidate, will speak at the Peninsula Library June 14 on General Robert E. Lee’s staff during the Peninsula Campaign. Sponsored by the Cuyahoga Valley Civil War Round Table, the 7:30 p.m. talk is free and the public welcome.

Help a pooch out, attend Humane Society of Summit County training classes
Jun 7, 2017 2:06 PM

Help a pooch out, attend Humane Society of Summit County training classes

TWINSBURG -- Most dogs need training at some point in their lives. Whether it's learning basic puppy manners or more advanced tricks, dogs are at their best when they are trained.

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Jun 5, 2017 3:50 PM

New, renewal veteran ID cards now available through county

Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE announces her office will issue new and renewal veteran identification cards at events throughout Summit County during the month of June.

Jun 2, 2017 9:03 PM

SCORE conducts free workshops in June

Akron SCORE, the free mentoring program for new and existing businesses, will present 11 free workshops in June 2017 at two Akron locations and a Medina location.

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Jun 2, 2017 10:44 AM

Five things in Ohio that happened this week

COLUMBUS -- It was the calm before the storm during a shortened holiday week at the Statehouse, with the Ohio House and Senate not in session. Here are five things that happened around the Statehouse this week: 1.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau
Jun 2, 2017 10:44 AM

10 things to know about medical marijuana in Ohio

COLUMBUS -- Ohio is still more than a year away from fully launching the new state program that will oversee medical marijuana use in the state. But in the 12 months since lawmakers passed and Gov.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Professors trying to develop math courses that inspire
Jun 1, 2017 3:57 PM

Professors trying to develop math courses that inspire

Ohio's college math teachers are aware of the bad rep: Math often is blamed for driving students away from science and engineering majors or out of college altogether.

By Mary Mogan Edwards The Columbus Dispatch
Harvest for Hunger tops 5 million meal goal
May 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Harvest for Hunger tops 5 million meal goal

AKRON -- After two months of hard work, it was time to pause for celebration May 12 at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. With help from an individual, corporate and community donors, the Foodbank raised more than $1.

By Tim Botoscantonrep.com Staff Writer
May 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Juvenile court celebrates success stories during National Drug Court Month

AKRON -- May is National Drug Court Month, a designation established to raise awareness of the need for drug courts across the United States. Nowhere is that more evident than at the Summit County Juvenile Court.

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May 30, 2017 12:37 PM

Worth Noting: Lupus meeting is June 13

AKRON -- The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter will host its monthly lupus support group in Akron June 13 at the Summit County Public Library -- Goodyear Branch, 60 Goodyear Blvd., Akron, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

May 25, 2017 11:44 AM

Lawmakers hope Camp Ravenna makes cut for missile defense shield

COLUMBUS -- State lawmakers are urging federal officials to pick a Northeast Ohio military base for a planned missile defense shield. Sens.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
May 24, 2017 3:15 PM

Back-to-school tax holiday finalized for first weekend in August

COLUMBUS -- State lawmakers finalized legislation May 24 setting a third annual back-to-school sales tax holiday over the first weekend in August.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
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May 24, 2017 11:58 AM

Summit County Juvenile Court celebrates success stories during National Drug Court Month

AKRON -- May is National Drug Court Month, a designation established to raise awareness of the need for drug courts across the United States. Nowhere is that more evident than at the Summit County Juvenile Court.

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May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Judge announces graduation in honor of National Drug Court Month

AKRON -- Summit County Court of Common Pleas Judge Joy Malek Oldfield sponsored a Turning Point Drug Court graduation ceremony in honor of National Drug Court Month on May 22 in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas. Five Turning Point participants graduated at this event.

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