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Feb 22, 2017 1:17 PM

SCORE conducts five free March workshops in Summit County

Akron SCORE, the free mentoring program for new and existing businesses, announced today that it will present five free workshops in March 2017 at two Akron locations.

2017 Saturday Gardening Series set for March 4, 11
Feb 22, 2017 1:15 PM

2017 Saturday Gardening Series set for March 4, 11

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Summit County cordially invites all gardeners to attend the 2017 Saturday Gardening Series.With two full days of informative gardening presentations, the Saturday Gardening Series is a sure harbinger of spring.

Author to speak on Ohio craft beers
Feb 22, 2017 1:06 PM

Author to speak on Ohio craft beers

Fans of Ohio's booming craft beer industry will have an opportunity to enjoy a tour with author Paul Gaston. Christ Church Episcopal, located on the Green in Hudson, will host a forum on March 19 at 4 p.m.

Judy Brown-Krizman sings Irish songs for seniors
Feb 21, 2017 3:54 PM

Judy Brown-Krizman sings Irish songs for seniors

Judy Brown-Krizman will perform a musical program of Irish songs to prepare for St. Patrick’s Day at the March 9 meeting of Going Strong, Wesley Hall, First United Methodist Church in Cuyahoga Falls, 245 Portage Trail, starting at 1 p.m.

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Cuyahoga Falls/Akron-Barberton Elks to host fish frys
Feb 21, 2017 1:54 PM

Cuyahoga Falls/Akron-Barberton Elks to host fish frys

Beginning Friday, March 3 and throughout Lent, Cuyahoga Falls-Akron-Barberton Elks Lodge 1923 will have a Fish Fry at the lodge location at 2555 State Road in Cuyahoga Falls. Service will take place from 5 to 8 p.m.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Schools' treasurer calls governor's budgetary forecast 'not rosy'

"It's not a rosy picture when we look down the road," says Tallmadge City Schools Treasurer Jeff Hostetler regarding Gov. John Kasich's initial bi-annual state budget proposal. Presently, the state legislature is reviewing the proposal and may make changes to it.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief Ellin Walsh Reporter
Tallmadge City School District retains treasurer through 2022
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Tallmadge City School District retains treasurer through 2022

TALLMADGE -- The Tallmadge City School District Board of Education has unanimously approved a five-year contract extension for its treasurer, Jeff Hostetler. The board discussed the terms of a new contract for Hostetler during an executive session Feb. 15 before acting on it.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Water main break interrupts service for Southeast Avenue residents
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Water main break interrupts service for Southeast Avenue residents

Crews worked round the clock early last week to repair a 12-inch water main break on Southeast Avenue at Interstate 76. City officials were alerted to "water bubbling" under the expressway on Feb. 13 at 3:30 p.m., according to Mayor Dave Kline.

Tallmadge inks sewer deal with Akron
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Tallmadge inks sewer deal with Akron

TALLMADGE -- Although the cost of sewage treatment provided by the city of Akron may increase by 6 percent this year, Mayor Dave Kline says the city of Tallmadge is taking a wait-and-see approach before passing along that hike to its affected residents.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Tallmadge boy awaiting double-lung transplant
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Tallmadge boy awaiting double-lung transplant

A chance to win a game of hide and seek. A chance to ride a bike unfettered. These are the dreams of 11-year-old Tallmadge resident Mark Frick, who's awaiting a double-lung transplant.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
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Area superintendents offer recommendations for education reform
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Area superintendents offer recommendations for education reform

Several superintendents of the Akron Area School Superintendents' Association are looking to be a part of the solution for positive education reform in the state of Ohio.

Feb 17, 2017 2:43 PM

Cleveland Clinic opens new cancer center

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, Cleveland: The new Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center will begin welcoming patients on Monday, March 6.

Tallmadge Lions' Celebrity Chefs event a lip-smacking success!
Feb 17, 2017 2:27 PM

Tallmadge Lions' Celebrity Chefs event a lip-smacking success!

Over 200 diners came out to sample the cuisine created by local luminaries at the annual Tallmadge Lions Club Celebrity Chefs fundraiser Feb. 11 at The Tangier in Akron. Tim Ream served as the event’s emcee.

Princess Night Project offers free prom dresses to high school girls
Feb 17, 2017 1:30 PM

Princess Night Project offers free prom dresses to high school girls

Girls from area high schools can get the prom dress of their dreams free from Altrusa International of Akron’s annual Princess Night Project.

Feb 16, 2017 6:12 PM

Summit County Engineer to host miniature bridge building competition

lan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, will host the 17th annual Miniature Bridge Building Competition Friday, Feb. 24 at the Summit County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and the presentation of awards takes place at 2:15 p.m.

Irish-American group Solas to play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Feb 16, 2017 6:07 PM

Irish-American group Solas to play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

On Thursday, Feb.23, Celtic group Solas 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.

Akron Zoo offers free admission on Presidents' Day
Feb 15, 2017 5:24 PM

Akron Zoo offers free admission on Presidents' Day

The Akron Zoo will offer free admission on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 20. The McKinley Presidential Library and Museum will be on-hand and kids can make a presidential craft with them indoors at Komodo Kingdom, while supplies last.

Tallmadge City School District to host Silent Auction
Feb 15, 2017 5:11 PM

Tallmadge City School District to host Silent Auction

On March 9, Tallmadge City School District’s Leaders in Action will host a silent auction at Tallmadge High School, located at 140 N. Munroe Road, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This is the second year this event has taken place.

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Feb 14, 2017 3:13 PM

Breast Cancer Support Group to meet March 3 in Hudson

The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet March 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Luther Room at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church located at 2113 Ravenna St., Hudson. Anyone newly diagnosed, in active treatment or having a history of breast cancer is welcome to attend.

Olivia Ayres is Tallmadge Lions Club February Student of the Month
Feb 14, 2017 11:54 AM

Olivia Ayres is Tallmadge Lions Club February Student of the Month

The Tall­madge Lions Club, rep­re­sented by Lion Mark Salerno, left, and Tall­madge High School Prin­ci­pal Mike House­holder, right, pre­sent the Fe­bru­ary 2017 Tall­madge Lions/​Jim and Ida Van Gilder Stu­dent of the Month award to Olivia Ayres.