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Tallmadge City Schools begins reading program for students
Jun 26, 2017 1:45 PM

Tallmadge City Schools begins reading program for students

This summer, the Tallmadge City School District has begun a pilot reading program for students. The program has been coordinated by Police Officer Dave Quillen, Tallmadge City School District’s school resource officer.

Summa Health eliminates 300 positions
Jun 26, 2017 12:35 PM

Summa Health eliminates 300 positions

Akron – Summa Health, Summit County's largest employer, is eliminating 300 positions. Summa Health is facing “staggering operating losses” as inpatient and outpatient volumes this year are “dramatically down,” Dr.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

City qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the city of Tallmadge by Auditor of State Dave Yost's office has returned a clean audit report. The city's excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

Tallmadge schools to offer wheelchair basketball team
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Tallmadge schools to offer wheelchair basketball team

TALLMADGE -- Starting in November, the Tallmadge City School District will offer students with disabilities a shot at athletics with the introduction of a wheelchair basketball program.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
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Developmental Disabilities board levy on Nov. 7 ballot
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Developmental Disabilities board levy on Nov. 7 ballot

Summit County will ask voters to approve a six-year renewal of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board's 4.5 mill levy on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

From Staff Reports
Hope Homes in Stow focusing on housing
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

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
Financial woes force Hattie Larlham to close caf, Food Hub in Akron
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Financial woes force Hattie Larlham to close caf, Food Hub in Akron

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
Tallmadge City Schools to introduce wheelchair basketball program
Jun 23, 2017 1:23 PM

Tallmadge City Schools to introduce wheelchair basketball program

Starting in November, the Tallmadge City School District will offer students with disabilities a shot at athletics with the introduction of a wheelchair basketball program.

Tallmadge qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction
Jun 22, 2017 3:46 PM

Tallmadge qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the city of Tallmadge by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

'Fill The Hole' for Challenger Baseball June 25
Jun 22, 2017 12:17 PM

'Fill The Hole' for Challenger Baseball June 25

Support Challenger Baseball by attending the Fill The Hole event June 25 at Mack Burleson Field (The Hole), 30 Wright Road. The doubleheader starts with Game 1, Indians vs Reds, beginning at 1:30 p.m. and ends with Game 2, Tigers vs Pirates, beginning at 3 p.m.

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Spending a golden second honeymoon in Bermuda
Jun 22, 2017 12:14 PM

Spending a golden second honeymoon in Bermuda

Joseph and Donna Duve recently cruised to Bermuda on a second honeymoon, 50 years after the first. Much had changed, they say, but the Perfume Factory was still there, and that’s where they had their photo taken with a copy of the Express.

Enjoying sea breezes in Fort Myers
Jun 21, 2017 10:13 AM

Enjoying sea breezes in Fort Myers

Jeffrey McCort holds a copy of the Tallmadge Express while on vacation to Fort Myers Beach, Fla. This was Jeffrey’s first trip to the ocean. He will start seventh grade at Tallmadge Middle School in the fall.

Dynamics Community Theater to perform 'The Little Mermaid'
Jun 20, 2017 2:19 PM

Dynamics Community Theater to perform 'The Little Mermaid'

Dynamics Community Theater of Tallmadge presents “The Little Mermaid” on stage at the Tallmadge High School Auditorium, 140 N. Munroe Road, July 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7 p.m.

Officials in process of honing city's safety plan
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Officials in process of honing city's safety plan

TALLMADGE -- City officials are at the "tail end" of the process of revising its emergency operations plan, according to Mayor David Kline. Dr. Donald Cooper, Tallmadge's director of administration, said the plan is "put in place to manage large-scale disaster or widespread emergencies.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Cities, county agree on joint dispatching
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Cities, county agree on joint dispatching

STOW -- After studying the issue for over two years, a regional dispatch center may be getting closer to being formed.

By Marsha Mckenna And Jeff Saunders Senior Editor And Reporter
Seven file for three at-large Council seats
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Seven file for three at-large Council seats

Tallmadge --The field of hopefuls for the at-large City Council race in the Sept. 12 primary election features a former city official, a previous councilman and a present ward representative seeking to expand her base.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Enjoying the sun, surf & sand of Half Moon Cay with the Express
Jun 17, 2017 12:29 PM

Enjoying the sun, surf & sand of Half Moon Cay with the Express

The Koerner and Kaufman families of Tallmadge took a copy of the Tallmadge Express along with them to Half Moon Cay in the Eastern Caribbean. Pictured are Alan, Kaine and Heather Koerner and Madison Kaufman.

VIDEO: Annual Poker Run keeps Nate Deyarmin's spirit alive in Tallmadge
Jun 16, 2017 1:00 PM

VIDEO: Annual Poker Run keeps Nate Deyarmin's spirit alive in Tallmadge

For the 13th consecutive year, the Lance Cpl. Daniel "Nate" Deyarmin Jr. Memorial Benefit Poker Run has raised funds for disabled and/or disadvantaged American veterans and their families.

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COOL girls help others in Tallmadge
Jun 16, 2017 12:56 PM

COOL girls help others in Tallmadge

Volunteers from Span Ministries, including Ariel, Camiile and Sydney, helped beautify a home on Stadium Drive June 3 as part of the COOLbrigade.

Havin' a ball with a ball python at the Tallmadge Branch Library
Jun 16, 2017 12:46 PM

Havin' a ball with a ball python at the Tallmadge Branch Library

Outback Ray visitedthe Tallmadge Branch Library June 8 with a few of his wild friends. Pictured is Storm Trooper, a ball python, wrapped around the arm of Joshua Forester, 9, whileEmmaleigh Slaughter, 9 and Antonio Sutor, 7. look on.