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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

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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.

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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.

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
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Cleveland Clinic Akron General offers monthly health talks, screenings

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.

Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

State treasurer launches second campaign for state senator 1

COLUMBUS -- Republican state Treasurer Josh Mandel launched his second campaign for U.S. Senate Wednesday, becoming the first statewide office-holder to formalize his 2018 election plans.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

House votes to make energy mandates in state law voluntary

COLUMBUS -- A split Ohio House passed legislation Dec. 6 that would make energy mandates in state law voluntary, capping a couple of years of debate on the issue and a freeze on earlier-enacted requirements. Rep.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Volunteers needed for Salvation Army Red Kettles
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Volunteers needed for Salvation Army Red Kettles

Mary Ann Jackson, honorary chair for The Salvation Army of Summit County's 2016 Red Kettle Campaign, is recruiting volunteer bell ringers to staff kettles this holiday season.

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Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit County 2017 dog licenses on sale

A shiny new 2017 dog license tag to adorn your dog's collar is a gift that may help your pet return home if they are ever lost. If a lost dog is brought into Summit County Animal Control wearing a license tag, staff can find the owner quickly and reunite the family and pet.

Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Thanksgiving expected to be busiest driving holiday in years

Law enforcement and transportation officials are urging Ohio drivers to buckle up, slow down and keep their eyes on the road -- particularly in work zones -- as the state heads into what's expected to be the busiest travel holiday in more than a decade. AAA of Ohio is projecting a 2.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau