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A safe start to summer
Jun 24, 2017 12:00 AM

A safe start to summer

The Stow Youth Service division of the Stow Police Department sponsored its annual Safety Town June 12 to June 23. Numerous area children learned about fire safety, the importance of wearing seat belts, pedestrian, bike, bus and playground safety and stranger awareness.

Sound walls part of Route 8 project
Jun 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Sound walls part of Route 8 project

STOW -- A nearly $50-million reconstruction project along Route 8 over the next few years is expected to include relief for residents tired of noise. Brent Kovacs, a spokesman for the Ohio Department of Transportation's District 4 office in Akron, said the 5.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Stow teen indicted on attempted murder
Jun 22, 2017 5:24 PM

Stow teen indicted on attempted murder

A second Summit County teen has been arrested in connection with a home invasion that took place in Ravenna earlier this year. Alexander N.

By Diane Smith Reporter
Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery
Jun 22, 2017 5:24 PM

Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery

STOW -- A Hibbard Drive man has been charged in connection with the alleged robbery of a pizza delivery driver at the man's home June 18. According to Stow Municipal Court records, 45-year-old Matthew R. Guzik was arraigned on a first-degree felony aggravated robbery charge June 19.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy in November
Jun 22, 2017 5:24 PM

County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy in November

Summit County will ask voters to approve a six-year renewal of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board's 4.5 mill levy on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

From Staff Reports
Finances force Hattie Larlham to close cafe, Food Hub in Akron
Jun 22, 2017 5:24 PM

Finances force Hattie Larlham to close cafe, Food Hub in Akron

TWINSBURG TOWNSHIP -- Financial difficulties are forcing Hattie Larlham to shutter its last caf in Canal Place in Akron at the end of July, as well as its Food Hub in Akron at the end of August. In addition, Hattie Larlham CEO Dr.

By April Helms Reporter
County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy
Jun 20, 2017 11:22 PM

County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy

Summit County will ask voters to approve a six-year renewal of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board's 4.5 mill levy on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

From Staff Reports
Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery
Jun 19, 2017 2:37 PM

Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery

STOW -- A Hibbard Drive man has been charged in connection with the alleged robbery of a pizza delivery driver at the man's home June 18. According to Stow Municipal Court records, 45-year-old Matthew R. Guzik was arraigned on a first-degree felony aggravated robbery charge June 19.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
The 'fun' in fundraising
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

The 'fun' in fundraising

The weather cooperated with two events last weekend in the communities. Above, Michael Nicholson and Grace Hanson, both of Stow, walk around the track with water guns during Relay For Life at Stow-Glen Retirement Village on June 10. Adam St.

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Former Stow-Munroe Falls school administrator remembered
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Former Stow-Munroe Falls school administrator remembered

A cheerleader, a friend, a true advocate. Those are just some of the words used to describe Roberta John, retired director of special services for the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools. Roberta R., 64, and her husband, Rogell E.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Project could bring $700,000 in tax revenue
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Project could bring $700,000 in tax revenue

STOW -- A senior residential development planned on Allen Road could be a financial boon, especially for the school district.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Cities, county agree in 'good faith' to cooperate on dispatching

STOW -- After studying the issue for over two years, a regional dispatch center may be getting closer to being formed.

By Marsha Mckenna And Jeff Saunders Senior Editor And Reporter
Summer's here -- and so is Stow Pride Festival
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Summer's here -- and so is Stow Pride Festival

It's like having summer fun all wrapped up in just under two weeks. Ice cream ... pancakes ... golf ... a race ... and last but not least -- A Fourth of July Parade. It's that time of year again for the kick-off of Stow Pride Festival 2017.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Hopefuls file by deadline for Stow City Council seats
Jun 17, 2017 7:18 PM

Hopefuls file by deadline for Stow City Council seats

There may be some new names on the Sept. 12 primary ballot for Stow City Council seats. The deadline to file petitions to run for the four ward seats and the three at-large posts was June 14 at 4 p.m. All petitions must still be approved by the Summit County Board of Elections.

By Marsha Mckenna
Charter recommendations made so governing can be 'better and easier'
Jun 17, 2017 7:10 PM

Charter recommendations made so governing can be 'better and easier' 1

Munroe Falls -- The city's charter review commission has made its proposals to City Council and now it has heard from at least a few Councilmembers.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Jun 16, 2017 4:42 PM

Hope Homes in Stow focusing on housing

While Hope Homes in Stow has ceased providing operational services, its executive director stresses that it will continue its business presence at its Call Road site, focusing on providing the physical homes and facilities for those with developmental disabilities.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Stow woman pleads guilty to theft of $30,000 from Home Depot
Jun 15, 2017 8:25 PM

Stow woman pleads guilty to theft of $30,000 from Home Depot

A Stow woman accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from the Streetsboro Home Depot last year has pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge. Dionne L.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
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Murder victim remembered in Stow
Jun 15, 2017 8:58 AM

Murder victim remembered in Stow

A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday at Stow-Munroe Falls High School for the woman who was found shot to death in her Lake Township home on Monday along with her husband.

Jun 14, 2017 2:49 PM

Candlelight vigil tonight for retired Stow-Munroe Falls schools employee

There will be a candlelight vigil tonight (Wednesday) to honor Roberta “Bobbi” John, retired special services director for Stow-Munroe Falls Schools. The vigil will take place at 8:30 p.m. at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, 3227 E. Graham Road in Stow.