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Jun 9, 2017 9:21 PM

Cities, counties looking at next step for regional dispatch

STOW -- A plan for a proposed regional dispatch center between three cities and the county has taken a major step forward.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Jun 9, 2017 2:07 PM

Stow moving forward on regional dispatch

A plan for a proposed regional dispatch center between three cities and the county has taken a major step forward.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Jun 6, 2017 11:57 AM

Route 8 South in Stow reduced to one lane beginning at noon

From the city of Stow: Route 8 Southbound in Stow will be reduced to one lane of traffic (the high speed lane) beginning at noon today for an emergency repair by the city of Stow. This lane restriction is in the area of the 9.6 mile marker.

Silver Lake water quality improves due to aeration system
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Silver Lake water quality improves due to aeration system

SILVER LAKE -- Residents who use Silver Lake on a regular basis have likely noticed that the body of water looks cleaner and clearer.

By Phil Keren Cuyahoga Falls News-press Editor
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Less building, more green space at Meijer's site
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Less building, more green space at Meijer's site

STOW -- Although it will be reduced in size from what was expected, the Meijer store on the east side of Stow-Glen Retirement Village is still expected to be large. But Stow-Glen officials say they don't expect the store, coming in a couple years, to a disruption to the residents.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Irish eyes will smile next weekend in city
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Irish eyes will smile next weekend in city

Cuyahoga Falls -- Faith and begorrah, it's that time again! It's time for the Riverfront Irish Festival and this year's festival promises to offer three days of Irish food and entertainment June 9-11 at Falls River Square in Cuyahoga Falls.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Village wants to establish deer culling program

Silver Lake -- Village Council members said they favor implementing a deer population control program in a specific area and will soon examine a revised proposal for such an effort.

By Phil Keren Cuyahoga Falls News-press Editor
ParkFest to highlight basketball courts, parks
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

ParkFest to highlight basketball courts, parks

MUNROE FALLS -- The city's Park Board is hosting Munroe Falls Parkfest at Guise Park on June 10 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. As well as being a family friendly event, Parkfest is to be a fundraiser for plans to light the basketball courts.

Bressi's request for new trial postponed
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Bressi's request for new trial postponed

AKRON -- Former osteopathic doctor James P. Bressi of Hudson will continue to wait to see if he will be granted a motion to file for a new trial or serve time in jail for a 2014 conviction of sexual imposition, a misdemeanor of the third degree.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Immediate CPR allows local carpenter to be 'glad to be here'
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Immediate CPR allows local carpenter to be 'glad to be here'

STOW -- The fact that Mark Meyer is still breathing and walking the Earth is an example of a lot of things going right when they needed to.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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A mother's proposal begins a nearly 70-year marriage
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

A mother's proposal begins a nearly 70-year marriage

Navy service kept James Forsyth from proposing marriage in person to Macedonia resident Jeannette Vlach, so he had his mom do it for him. "It was pretty much a surprise," said Jeannette Forsyth. "We had a wonderful marriage and wonderful kids.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Grandchildren honor veterans with creativity
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Grandchildren honor veterans with creativity

Dave Wright and Arthur Derr have at least two things in common: they both served in the Navy and they both have a grandchild who valued their service and shared their thoughts.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Parks, basketball court in city's spotlight this year
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Parks, basketball court in city's spotlight this year

MUNROE FALLS -- This year the basketball courts at Guise Park will be in the city's spotlight -- not the Cuyahoga River. After more than 25 years, there will not be a festival focusing on the body of river that runs through town.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Veterans saluted with banners
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Veterans saluted with banners

May 26, 2017 1:36 PM

Planned Meijer store to be smaller than previously planned

STOW -- A planned Meijer grocery and department store at the rear of the Stow-Kent Shopping Center on Kent Road will be smaller than previously planned.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Otto top dog for the new 'Fire Dogs Pack'
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Otto top dog for the new 'Fire Dogs Pack'

An argument could be made for calling Stow, Dog City, USA.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Ordinance aims at solving crimes
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Ordinance aims at solving crimes

STOW -- The city wants to update its regulations regarding secondhand merchandise dealers that could make it easier to solve crimes, such as burglaries.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Shaw seeks Ward 3 seat on Stow City Council
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Shaw seeks Ward 3 seat on Stow City Council 1

Christina L. Shaw, a Graham Road resident, has announced her candidacy for Ward 3 Representative of Stow City Council in the Sept. 12 primary and Nov. 7 general elections. The seat currently is held by Brian Lowdermilk, who has been a City Council member since 2012.

Police memorial speaker: 'Do something that matters'
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Police memorial speaker: 'Do something that matters'

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- A crowd of nearly 500 people was called upon to remember fallen police officers and "do something that matters" by the keynote speaker for the police memorial service.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter