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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
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.

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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
New CPR device could be 'life-changing' for patients
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

New CPR device could be 'life-changing' for patients

STOW -- In time for the start of National EMS Week May 21, the city's fire department has begun using a device that in many cases, will literally take CPR out of fallible human hands.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
May 20, 2017 6:35 PM

Metro Parks visitors should take precautions against ticks 

Summit Metro Parks officials want visitors to be prepared, not ticked off. Ticks are unwelcome guests, and bites from the little arachnids can cause pain and possible illness.

10 family-friendly outings for summer
May 19, 2017 5:29 PM

10 family-friendly outings for summer

With summer right around the corner, it is time to put together a plan to squeeze every last second out of those warm, never-ending days.

By Stephanie Fellenstein
May 18, 2017 6:06 PM

Stow woman killed in I-271 crash

Speed appears to be a factor in the death of a 52-year-old woman whose car ran off Interstate 271 in Northfield Center May 17, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.

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Deputies say witnesses report woman killed in I-271 crash drove 'erratically'
May 18, 2017 11:49 AM

Deputies say witnesses report woman killed in I-271 crash drove 'erratically'

Speed appears to be a factor in the death of a 52-year-old woman whose car ran off Interstate 271 in Northfield Center yesterday morning, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.

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May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Clyde, LaRose announce bids to be secretary of state

COLUMBUS -- Two lawmakers announced statewide bids Tuesday to become the Ohio's chief elections official. State Rep.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau
Meijer store targets 2019 for opening
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Meijer store targets 2019 for opening

A proposed change to site plans for a planned Meijer department store in the Stow-Kent Shopping Center would reduce the size of the store by more than 30,000 square feet.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Could there be a 'Downtown' Stow' one day?
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Could there be a 'Downtown' Stow' one day?

STOW -- The city could be on its way to developing what some other communities take for granted: an area that residents identify as a downtown that draws people in.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Police memorial to honor former Chief Dirker
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Police memorial to honor former Chief Dirker

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- The Cuyahoga Falls and Silver Lake Police Memorial and Honor Guard Foundation will host its police memorial service beginning at 10 a.m. on May 17 on the Cuyahoga Falls Civic Center Campus.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Superintendent's contract renewed; new treasurer selected
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Superintendent's contract renewed; new treasurer selected

Two top Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools leadership posts will have occupants already familiar with the education and finance aspects of district operations. The Board of Education approved the renewal of Superintendent Tom Bratten's contract for another five years on May 8.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Students send dresses, hope to girls in Africa
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Students send dresses, hope to girls in Africa

A new Family and Consumer Sciences course at Stow-Munroe Falls High School will include a service project to help provide dresses to girls in Africa.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Pitching family, support on this Mother's Day
May 13, 2017 10:34 PM

Pitching family, support on this Mother's Day

STOW -- As a mom, daughter, sister, aunt and even great-aunt, Meghan Arlequeeuw looks forward to spending Mother's Day with her family.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Traffic signal gets the green light
May 12, 2017 10:42 PM

Traffic signal gets the green light

According to Stow city engineer Jim McCleary, the signal at Fishcreek Road and Route 91 will become operational on May 15. The temporary signal south on Route 91 will be removed.

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May 11, 2017 9:20 PM

Could there be a 'Downtown Stow' in the future?

STOW -- The city could be on its way to developing what some other communities take for granted: an area that residents identify as a downtown that draws people in.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
May 10, 2017 6:11 PM

Hearing officer rules ECOT owes state $60 million

A state hearing officer has ruled against ECOT (the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow) in its appeal of the Ohio Department of Education's determination that it owes $60 million for enrollment that cannot be justified.

By Jim Siegelthe Columbus Dispatch