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THS BPA students do well at state competition
Apr 15, 2017 10:38 AM

THS BPA students do well at state competition

The following students from Joni Giles’ software technology and entrepreneurship class advanced from the Business Professionals of America regional competition, where over 700 students competed, to participate in the state competition.

Tallmadge Robotics Club brings in gold, silver, bronze at national challenge
Apr 14, 2017 12:33 PM

Tallmadge Robotics Club brings in gold, silver, bronze at national challenge

The Tallmadge Middle School Robotics Club recently competed in the 31st annual National Robotics Challenge in Marion April 6-8. This year’s competition featured more than 1,000 competitors and 350 robots.

VIDEO: Neighbors speak out on columbarium proposed at First Congregational Church
Apr 14, 2017 12:04 PM

VIDEO: Neighbors speak out on columbarium proposed at First Congregational Church

For members of the First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, UCC, a proposed columbarium on church grounds would be a sacred place to inter those who have died. However, many neighbors of the proposed site say they are opposed to such a structure rising in their midst.

THS DECA members present prom fashion show
Apr 13, 2017 2:01 PM

THS DECA members present prom fashion show

Lisa Haller’s DECA members presented their annual Prom Fashion Show and entertainment to the staff and students at Tallmadge High School March 24.

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Watkins,' Marellas visit Tree of Life with Express
Apr 13, 2017 10:17 AM

Watkins,' Marellas visit Tree of Life with Express

Two Tallmadge families — the Watkins’ and the Marellas — vacationed together over spring break in Orlando, Fla. According to Nikki Watkins, “We did Disney all week but one day we did Universal Studios/ Wizarding World of Harry Potter — WOW!

Akron shelter to host Easter meal
Apr 12, 2017 11:06 AM

Akron shelter to host Easter meal

A traditional Easter dinner of ham, sweet potato casserole, green beans, rolls and Easter cake will be served on Easter Sunday, April 16, at Haven of Rest Ministries to all who are in need and for those who do not wish to spend the holiday alone. Doors open at 1:15 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop 361 now 30 strong
Apr 12, 2017 10:46 AM

Boy Scout Troop 361 now 30 strong

Boy Scout Troop 361 of First Congregational Church welcomed seven new scouts March 22. The new members crossed over from Cub Scout Pack 3361 and recently earned the Arrow of Light award.

Cruisin' around Puerto Rico with the Express
Apr 11, 2017 12:12 PM

Cruisin' around Puerto Rico with the Express

Nan­cie Scott of Tall­madge went on a cruise at the end of March out of San Juan Puerto Rico with her two kids, some friends and a copy of the Tall­madge Ex­press.

Divas with a Dream expands to Tallmadge
Apr 10, 2017 12:25 PM

Divas with a Dream expands to Tallmadge

Divas with a Dream’s first meeting in Tallmadge was held March 30 at Conversations Co. Boutique at 22 Northwest Ave.

Tallmadge Middle School language arts teacher recognized at recent Community Care Banquet
Apr 10, 2017 12:20 PM

Tallmadge Middle School language arts teacher recognized at recent Community Care Banquet

On April 6, one of Tallmadge Middle School’s eighth-grade language arts teachers, Ann Hagedorn, was recognized at the Community CARE appreciation dinner at Silver Lake County Club.

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COOL Ministry returns to bless residents
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

COOL Ministry returns to bless residents

Tallmadge -- "God's up to something in Tallmadge and it's all good," according to Cindy Mandrell, founder and executive director of an interdenominational ministry called Community Outreach of Love or COOL.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Palm braiding weaves tradition into observance
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Palm braiding weaves tradition into observance

Tallmadge -- A local church is taking a hands-on approach to keeping an Easter season tradition alive. A palm braiding class was conducted April 4 at Our Lady of Victory Church, 73 North Ave.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow police issue arrest warrant for 23-year-old Tallmadge man

Stow Police are looking for a Tallmadge man who allegedly fired a gun at an Akron man in the area of Lorwood and Echo Valley drives on Sunday afternoon. No injures were reported in the incident.

From Staff Reports
Apr 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Kasich wants to counter opiate epidemic in Ohio

SANDUSKY -- Gov. John Kasich has directed a state panel to pump up to $20 million into efforts counter the state's ongoing opiate epidemic.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau
USPS food drive set for May 13
Apr 8, 2017 9:17 AM

USPS food drive set for May 13 

The United States Postal Service will host its annual food drive May 13. This is the 25th year for the “Stamp Out Hunger” Canned Food Drive. The event is supported by the USPS and the National Association of Letter Carriers.

Battle of Shiloh is topic of Civil War talk April 12
Apr 8, 2017 9:11 AM

Battle of Shiloh is topic of Civil War talk April 12

Syd­ney Over­all will speak on The Bat­tle of Shiloh on April 12 at the Penin­sula Li­brary. Spon­sored by the Cuya­hoga Val­ley Civil War Round Table, the 7:30 p.m. event is free and the pub­lic is wel­come.

VIDEO: Art of palm braiding taught at Our Lady of Victory Church
Apr 7, 2017 1:37 PM

VIDEO: Art of palm braiding taught at Our Lady of Victory Church

A palm braiding class was conducted April 4 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 73 North Ave. Tables were packed in Fin-nerty Hall as parishioners pored over fresh palms, coaxing fronds into shapes ranging from crosses to pyramids and flowers.

Express accompanies Janet Reisig on trip to Sea World
Apr 6, 2017 9:49 AM

Express accompanies Janet Reisig on trip to Sea World

Janet Reisig of Tall­madge says she “fi­nally re­mem­bered” to take the Tall­madge Ex­press along with her to Sea World in Or­lando, Fla., in Fe­bru­ary.

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COOL returns to Tallmadge for service project
Apr 6, 2017 9:36 AM

COOL returns to Tallmadge for service project

Community Outreach Of Love is returning to Tallmadge for a second year on June 3. COOL is a non-profit organization that facilitates annual service projects for local communities.

Alzheimer's Association dinner to Paint the Night Purple April
Apr 5, 2017 10:11 AM

Alzheimer's Association dinner to Paint the Night Purple April

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter will have its annual “Paint the Night Purple” benefit dinner and auction on April 29, at the Sheraton Suites Cuyahoga Falls, 1989 Front St.