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Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

BLOOD DRIVES

Donors needed to increase Red Cross blood supply The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Ohio lawmakers get down to work on legislation

COLUMBUS -- The executive budget was formally introduced, there was ample talk about President Donald Trump and lawmakers got down to work on other legislation during a busy early-in-the-session week in Ohio's capital city.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Health talks, screenings offered in February

Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a New You!" at all Cleveland Clinic Akron General health and wellness centers.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Kasich postpones eight executions

COLUMBUS -- Gov. John Kasich has postponed eight scheduled executions as the state continues to work through legal challenges and attempt to locate supplies of the drugs it uses to put inmates to death. The move Feb.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
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Clyde pitches automatic voter registration
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Clyde pitches automatic voter registration

COLUMBUS -- Ohioans would be automatically registered to vote unless they opt out of the process, under legislation being introduced by a Democratic state lawmaker. Rep.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Battered Women's Shelter receives support from Summit County
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Battered Women's Shelter receives support from Summit County

On Feb. 13 County Executive Ilene Shapiro, County Council President John N. Schmidt and Governmental Affairs Representative for FirstEnergy Corp. Renee Nied presented two checks totaling $10,000 to Terri Heckman, CEO of the Battered Women's Shelter.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

LWV sponsors Great Decisions discussions

The League of Women Voters of Hudson invites citizens to discuss important topics of U.S. foreign policy at Laurel Lake on Tuesday mornings through March 21. Sessions run from 10 11:15 a.m. The Hudson group has been sponsoring these discussions for 35 years.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Historian to speak about racial, environmental issues in Cleveland

Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park are teaming up to host historian David Stradling at Happy Days Lodge on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Heart Ball fundraiser benefits lifesaving research; event is set Feb. 18

AKRON The Akron Heart Ball is one of the premiere American Heart Association/American Stroke Association fundraising events both locally and across the nation. The distinguished 2017 Akron Heart Ball will be Feb. 18 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Cleveland Clinic, Akron General offer screenings, health talks

Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a New You!" at all Cleveland Clinic Akron General health and wellness centers.

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Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Council OKs resolution against order limiting immigration

Summit County Council on Jan. 30 passed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's executive order limiting immigration and refugee resettlement. The resolution was sponsored by County Executive Ilene Shapiro, Council President John Schmidt (D-2) and Council Member At-Large Liz Walters (D).

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Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

WORTH NOTING

Cleveland Clinic, Akron General offer screenings, health talks Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a New You!" at all Cleveland Clinic Akron General health and wellness centers.

Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Area lawmakers named to House, Senate panels

COLUMBUS -- Area lawmakers were named late last month week to leadership posts on legislative panels in the Ohio House and Senate. Committee assignments announced Jan. 30 and 31 included: Sen.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Murder case prompts addition of advocate to Stow Muni Court
Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Murder case prompts addition of advocate to Stow Muni Court

STOW -- A 2016 murder in Hudson changed the way at least one Stow Municipal Court judge is making decisions on domestic violence charges in 2017.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County prosecutor warns of loan scam

A new scam is occurring in the area, Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh said in a Jan. 17 news release. "This time scammers are using payday loans to get your money," Bevan Walsh said in the release.

Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Flu widespread across Ohio; 287 hospitalizations in one week

COLUMBUS -- Influenza-like illness is now widespread throughout Ohio for the first time this flu season, and the number of associated hospitalizations are rising.

Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Scenic railroad sets ridership record in 2016

PENINSULA --- The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad recorded the highest annual ridership in the history of the organization with 214,063 passengers in 2016. CVSR recorded the highest passenger counts for both its scenic excursions and special event trains in its 44-year history.

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park to open new Visitors Center in 2019
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Valley National Park to open new Visitors Center in 2019

Peninsula Out-of-town visitors now make up about 20 percent of Cuyahoga Valley National Park users, and more Northeast Ohioans are discovering the national park in their own backyard.

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Ski resorts open for business
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Ski resorts open for business

Sagamore Hills -- After a rough season last year, the Boston Mills/Brandywine ski areas are open for business again. Thomas Conti, spokesman for the areas, said opening day Dec.

By Eric Marotta Editor