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Tallmadge Lions name May's Student of the Month
May 8, 2017 1:22 PM

Tallmadge Lions name May's Student of the Month

The Tallmadge Lions Club presented the May 2017 Tallmadge Lions/Jim and Ida Van Gilder Student of the Month award to Stephanie Cipa. Selections are based upon scholarship, citizenship and service to others.

Blimp flies over Tallmadge on sunny day
May 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Blimp flies over Tallmadge on sunny day

There haven't been a lot of sunny days this spring in Northeast Ohio, but one of them was May 3, and the Goodyear blimp stationed at the Wingfoot hangar in Suffield Township (Portage County) took advantage of the opportunity to fly around the Akron area.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor
JA in a Day visits the local schools
May 7, 2017 12:00 AM

JA in a Day visits the local schools

TALLMADGE -- Fiscal fitness is as important a goal as physical fitness in today's schools.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Community 'relays' concern about cancer
May 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Community 'relays' concern about cancer

TALLMADGE -- Jim Norden lives the philosophy "one man can make a difference." For the past four years, he's participated in the Relay For Life of Tallmadge as a one-man team in memory of his wife, Melissa.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
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May 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Agency puts out a call for blood this month

During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ celebrates 75 years Sunday
May 6, 2017 12:22 PM

Emmanuel United Church of Christ celebrates 75 years Sunday

Emmanuel United Church of Christ at 1480 Eastwood Ave. in Goodyear Heights. Akron. will celebrate its 75th anniversary as a congregation May 7 during the 10:30 a.m. service of worship.

May 4, 2017 6:22 PM

Stow police warn traffic violation email is a scam

Stow police issued a "scam alert" May 4 after a woman called the police department that morning asking if she owed a fine for an alleged traffic violation. "One of our residents called the police department today reference an email she received from stow e.tickets.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Tallmadge to test CodeRED Emergency Notification System on May 17 (WITH VIDEO)
May 4, 2017 4:36 PM

Tallmadge to test CodeRED Emergency Notification System on May 17 (WITH VIDEO)

The city of Tallmadge will test the CodeRED Emergency Notification System May 17 at 10 a.m. to both residents and businesses. This activation will be delivered via telephone, TDD transmission, text message, email and the CodeRED mobile app.

City collects 175 pounds in discarded medication
May 4, 2017 1:18 PM

City collects 175 pounds in discarded medication

The city completed its fourth Tallmadge Drug Take-Back Day April 29. There were three drop-off locations that included the Tallmadge Police Department, Acme and Giant Eagle.

Tallmadge Library Association sale a success
May 4, 2017 1:14 PM

Tallmadge Library Association sale a success

The Tallmadge Library Association raised $4,500 during its April book sale. According to organizers, there was a steady flow of traffic all three days. Additionally, $300 was raised from the bake sale.

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Soakin' up the Florida sun with the Express
May 3, 2017 12:25 PM

Soakin' up the Florida sun with the Express

Spending spring break together in Destin, Fla., are Jim and Connie Beaulieu of Talmadge, with their son and his family from Indiana, Eric and Kim, and grandchildren, Madeline, Lucas and Dylan.

Young artists excel in Reflections Art Program
May 3, 2017 9:50 AM

Young artists excel in Reflections Art Program

The Tallmadge Council PTA celebrated students’ hard work at a PTA Reflections Art Program reception April 26. This year’s theme was“What is your Story?

ETC Heid's School of the Musical Arts Spring Showcase is May 7 in Kent
May 2, 2017 1:39 PM

ETC Heid's School of the Musical Arts Spring Showcase is May 7 in Kent

ETC Heid's School of Musical Arts will host its spring show, Spring Gala May 7 at 6 p.m. at Kent Roosevelt High School, 1400 N. Mantua St. in Kent. It will be a great night of music with each show choir group performing new songs as well as their award-winning competition set.

Tallmadge woman featured in 'Awakenings'
May 2, 2017 11:02 AM

Tallmadge woman featured in 'Awakenings'

Crooked River Chorale Women's Ensemble, under the direction of Bob Mollard, will host a concert titled “Awakenings” May 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 2726 W. Market St. in Fairlawn. The concert is free and open to the public.

Petitti Garden Center raises money for Akron Children's
May 2, 2017 10:57 AM

Petitti Garden Center raises money for Akron Children's

Petitti Garden Center in Tallmadge recently kicked off its annual fundraising campaign to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. Through July 31, Petitti customers at its 311 West Ave. location can make a donation in any amount at the register when completing a purchase.

Cornerstone kids enrichment activities: a drone's eye view!
May 1, 2017 2:11 PM

Cornerstone kids enrichment activities: a drone's eye view!

Cornerstone Community School is committed to hands-on, experiential teaching, as a way of sparking a life-long love of learning in its students.

Grandparents Day at Dunbar Primary School
May 1, 2017 2:07 PM

Grandparents Day at Dunbar Primary School

Dunbar Primary School hosted its annual Kindergarten Grandparents Day on April 21. Approximately 350 grandparents came to the school to participate in the event. Grandparents visited the kindergarten classrooms and went on a scavenger hunt with their grandchild.

Police in process of being certified for new state standards
Apr 30, 2017 12:00 AM

Police in process of being certified for new state standards

The Tallmadge Police Department was evaluated recently with the aim of being certified for a series of police-community standards that have been established by a state law enforcement board. Police Chief Ron Williams says the board's mission "is to improve community-police relations.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
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Two-suite retail building in Phase two of Villageat Town Center
Apr 30, 2017 12:00 AM

Two-suite retail building in Phase two of Villageat Town Center

TALLMADGE -- Construction has begun on phase two of The Village at Town Center, a mixed-use development on slightly more than 8 acres beside city hall; a one-story, 4,000-square-foot commercial and retail building will rise there.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Apr 30, 2017 12:00 AM

Silver Lake leaders may put deer culling issue on fall ballot

Silver Lake -- The village's leader has recommended that Council consider putting the question of implementing a deer culling program before voters this fall.

By Phil Keren Cuyahoga Falls News-press Editor