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Community gathering place coming to city?
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Community gathering place coming to city?

STOW -- What would residents want in a community gathering place? And how can the community move ahead with its creation?

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
State's delay in education plan renews optimism
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

State's delay in education plan renews optimism

The decision by the Ohio Department of Education to delay submitting the state's education plan to federal regulators is raising local educators' hopes that their voices may be heard.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Two choices on future of Stow primary possible
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Two choices on future of Stow primary possible 1

STOW -- Voters may be asked to decide on a change to the city's charter regarding primary elections, but what that change might be is unclear.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls seeking nearly $400,000 for student safety

MUNROE FALLS -- The city has a plan to increase the safety of children walking or riding their bikes to school and is now seeking nearly $400,000 to implement it.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

What's ahead for Ohio's education plan

According to the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Schools Superintendent Paolo DeMaria is convening a Superintendent's Advisory Committee on Assessments to focus on the full range of testing issues -- including state-required tests, as well as district-level tests.

St. Pets Day lifts up support for police K-9
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

St. Pets Day lifts up support for police K-9

The Celtic Club sponsored its annual St. Pets Day fund-raiser to benefit the Stow Police K-9 program at Stow-Munroe Falls High School March 4. The event included students taking part in a weight lifting competition, entertainment and food.

Timing of primary election remains issue for Council
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Timing of primary election remains issue for Council

STOW -- Legislation that would change the timing of the city's future primary elections is still being deliberated by City Council.

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Meijer store still expected in Stow
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Meijer store still expected in Stow

STOW -- The possibility that a Meijer department and grocery store could be built in Brimfield has apparently not impacted a planned Meijer store at the Stow-Kent Shopping Center off Route 59.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Celtic Club hosts St. Pets Day
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Celtic Club hosts St. Pets Day

The Celtic Club sponsored its annual St. Pets Day fundraiser to benefit the Stow Police K-9 program at Stow-Munroe Falls High School March 4. The event included students taking part in a weight lifting competition, entertainment and food.

Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow woman charged in man's overdose death

A Stow woman is facing felony charges in connection with the August 2016 drug overdose death of a Stow man at her home. According to Stow Municipal Court records, Elm Way resident Caitlin Y.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Columbiana man charged with robbery

STOW -- A Columbiana man has been charged with robbery after he allegedly struck and injured a Kohl's store employee with a cell phone while allegedly shoplifting merchandise from the store on March 2. According to Stow Municipal Court records, 39-year-old Brandon A.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Helping Our Neighbors comes to the aid of Stow business owner
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Helping Our Neighbors comes to the aid of Stow business owner

STOW -- Because of the heroic efforts of a neighbor, Jammie Efford survived a devastating fire at her former Twinsburg apartment in February. Now, thanks to the selfless efforts of one Stow community group, Efford is getting a monetary boost to "help her get back on her feet.

By April Helms Reporter
Stow man one of first Army divers during World War II
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow man one of first Army divers during World War II

During World war II, Bob Hale joined a branch of the military that allowed him to satisfy his enjoyment of being on the water: the Army. "The Army didn't have any divers and some general decided the Army should have divers," said Hale. "I loved being around the water so I volunteered.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Council president conducting entertainment district survey

Stow City Council President Mike Rasor is asking city residents for feedback on whether they would like to see an entertainment district in Stow.

Stow's proposed budget 'balanced and appropriate'
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow's proposed budget 'balanced and appropriate'

STOW -- During City Council's Feb. 23 finance committee meeting, Mayor Sara Kline characterized this year's proposed city budget as "another balanced and appropriate budget.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Munroe Falls considering a 'bare bones' budget
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls considering a 'bare bones' budget 1

MUNROE FALLS -- Despite a tight budget and a stated need to ask voters for tax increases in May, city officials say there is justification in giving city employees a pay raise. City Council gave first reading to 2017's approximately $4.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Dispatching remains top issue for Stow
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Dispatching remains top issue for Stow

In her annual state-of-the-city address, Stow Mayor Sara Kline said she could have talked about several things, but she decided to focus on just one: Police and fire dispatching. Speaking at the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce's Feb.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Police, ADM partner in fight against opiate addiction
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Police, ADM partner in fight against opiate addiction

STOW -- With a program introduced last year to provide drug treatment help drawing little response, the city safety forces and drug counselors working with them are amping up their efforts. Police Chief Jeff Film said Feb.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Munroe Falls finances still 'not good'
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls finances still 'not good'

For the second year, Munroe Falls Mayor James Armstrong's message during his annual state-of-the-city address is that city finances need shoring up. "Last year, I gave my inaugural state-of-the-city address after only being in office one month.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Celtic Club St. Pet's Day event to benefit Stow Police K-9 program
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Celtic Club St. Pet's Day event to benefit Stow Police K-9 program

The 13th Annual Celtic Club St. Pet's Day Bulldog Lift-a-thon, a benefit for the Stow Police K-9 Fund, will take place at Stow Munroe Falls High School on March 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, children 12 and under are admitted free.