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Sep 26, 2016 11:08 PM

Seminar on heroin epidemic set for Sept. 29

Christ Community Chapel and Parents Of Prodigals of Hudson will present "Don't be Blind-sided by Heroin," a seminar on the heroin epidemic in Summit County, Sept. 29 at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium, 2345 Fourth St., in the Middle Conference Room.

Sep 26, 2016 10:58 PM

Traffic pattern being tested at SMFHS to remain in place

The new traffic pattern at Stow-Munroe Falls High School that was being tested is now the established drop-off and pickup procedure. According to a phone call to parents from Dr. Jeffrey Hartmann, SMFHS principal, the traffic pattern will remain in place.

Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow Youth Services forum provides first-hand info about drug addiction

The approximately 10 people sat around the table, some drinking coffee, focused their attention for about 90 minutes on a young man talking about his experiences with drugs."You wake up hating life," said Josh Phillips on his experience with heroin.

By Jeff Saunders | Reporter
Stow police investigating attempted bank robbery
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow police investigating attempted bank robbery

Stow police are investigating an attempted robbery at Chase Bank at 4499 Kent Road on the afternoon of Sept. 19.Police say a white male, described as having a thin build and approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall, entered the Chase Bank at 2 p.m.

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Cities look at forming regional dispatch center
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Cities look at forming regional dispatch center

Stow -- Creating a regional safety dispatch center may become a reality by mid-2017, if things go as officials from Stow, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls hope. The possibility of merging dispatch operations was the focus of more than 40 officials from the three cities at a Sept.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
District finds a cool way to beat the heat for students, staff
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

District finds a cool way to beat the heat for students, staff

While the return to school usually signals the end of summer, someone forgot to tell Mother Nature.Temperatures seem to have hovered more in the June and July ranges since students returned Aug. 18, an earlier start than past years.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Health department building frontrunner for regional dispatch center
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Health department building frontrunner for regional dispatch center

Stow -- Location, location, location.As administrations from Stow, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls discuss creating a regional safety dispatch center, a location has been designated if the plan comes to fruition.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Mulberry Gardens veterans thanked with a trip to the wild blue yonder
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Mulberry Gardens veterans thanked with a trip to the wild blue yonder

For David Kahl, soaring in a biplane was a not the kind of flying experience he had in the Airforce in the 1960s."Good," he said of the experience. "I've never been in one of those before. It was different.

By Jeff Saunders | Reporter
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Bernie Sanders brings message of change to Kent State

Bernie Sanders challenged students at Kent State University to speak up for change and vote in the upcoming election during a rally on campus Sept. 17."This election will impact your lives, and the lives of your children, and the lives of your grandchildren.

By Matthew Merchant Record-courier Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow sets 12-month moratorium on medical marijuana businesses

It may be up to one year before Stow could see any medical marijuana businesses coming into the city.At its Sept.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
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Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Around Ohio for Sept. 25, 2016

52,000 students take part in college credit programColumbus -- The state says more than 52,000 students participated during the first full year of a statewide program that allows Ohio middle- and high-schoolers to earn free college credit.

Sep 23, 2016 8:56 AM

Public input sought on city's Comprehensive Plan

The city is seeking your input on the future development of Stow. The community is invited to participate in a community meeting/open house regarding the city's Comprehensive Plan on Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. in Stow City Council Chambers in City Hall.

Sep 23, 2016 8:47 AM

Homecoming activities at SMFHS

It's Homecoming weekend for Stow-Munroe Falls High School.The annual homecoming parade will take place at 5 p.m. tonight on Graham Road at the high school. Motorists should note that Graham Road from Newcomer Road to the high school will be closed beginning at about 4:30 p.m.

Stow police investigating attempted bank robbery
Sep 21, 2016 11:51 AM

Stow police investigating attempted bank robbery

Stow police are investigating an attempted robbery at Chase Bank at 4499 Kent Road on Sunday afternoon. Police say a white male, described as having a thin build and approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall, entered the Chase Bank at 2 p.m., approached a teller and demanded a large sum of money.

Sep 20, 2016 8:52 AM

Meetings scheduled in Stow, Munroe Falls

The next two weeks will be busy with city and school district meetings taking place.Tonight (Sept. 20) has City Council meetings in both Stow and Munroe Falls as well as a special Board of Education meeting.Beginning at 7 p.m.

Everest climb 'completely different from what any of us imagined'
Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Everest climb 'completely different from what any of us imagined'

Steven Downey and Andrew Oakes have been busy since last spring. Downey got married and launched his fitness software business UTusk in Akron. Oakes' wife gave birth Aug. 11 to their son.

By Jeff Saunders | Reporter
Stow hoping $700,000 project will reduce crashes at Darrow and Graham
Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow hoping $700,000 project will reduce crashes at Darrow and Graham

Stow -- Work may be done at the Darrow and Graham roads intersection in a couple of years that could help cut down on accidents there.City Council unanimously approved on Sept.

By Jeff Saunders | Reporter
New traffic pattern at high school to continue this week
Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

New traffic pattern at high school to continue this week

The testing of a new traffic pattern at Stow-Munroe Falls High School will be continued another week, according to school officials. Beginning Sept. 12, all parent drop-offs and pickups were directed to take place in the front of the building.

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Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Citizen's academy offers look at police department operations

Citizen's academy offers look at police operationsA free multi-agency citizen's academy will once again be offered this fall under the sponsorship of Western Reserve Hospital.

Grades drop for district on latest state report cards
Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Grades drop for district on latest state report cards

Last grading period, it was honor roll grades for the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools district on the state report card. This time around, not so much. In the Sept.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor