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Jan 19, 2017 4:26 PM

Health officials urging residents to get vaccinated

COLUMBUS -- Health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated, wash or sanitize hands regularly and stay home and away from people when sick, as the state's flu season kicks into high gear.

By Marc Kovac
Stow Sports closing store, going digital
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Sports closing store, going digital

STOW -- David Underwood is closing his longtime sporting goods store at the end of January, but he's not going out of business. The owner of Stow Sports and Promotions is simply adapting to changing conditions in the retail industry and taking his business mostly into the digital realm.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Going up for two
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Going up for two

SMFHS graduate dies Jan. 7 in Ravenna shooting
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

SMFHS graduate dies Jan. 7 in Ravenna shooting

RAVENNA -- Friends and family are remembering Austin Tiller as "a nice young man" with "a great smile." The 2014 Stow-Munroe Falls High School graduate was killed in a shooting at a Ravenna apartment in the early morning of Jan. 7 along with Brian K. Brack, 24, of Canton.

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Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

City's roads earn a 'B' grade overall 2

MUNROE FALLS -- The good news is that the city streets have been given a "B" grade overall. The bad news is that to maintain or improve that rating, it's going to cost money. At the Jan.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Jan 13, 2017 10:44 AM

Health department confirms pulmonary tuberculosis case in Summit County

Summit County Public Health announced in a Jan. 13 news release that it has confirmed a case of pulmonary tuberculosis in a Summit County resident.

Jan 12, 2017 5:22 PM

Kelly's Grief Center announces two grief groups

Kelly's Grief Center announces that two grief groups will begin this month. All groups are at Acorn Alley II location, 135 Erie Street, Suite 302, Kent. Accidental Overdose (ten weeks) begins Jan. 23 and continues through March 27.

UPDATE: Akron man arrested in shooting death of Cuyahoga Falls man
Jan 10, 2017 5:12 PM

UPDATE: Akron man arrested in shooting death of Cuyahoga Falls man

An Akron man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two people at a Ravenna apartment complex early Saturday morning. One of the victims was Austin J. Tiller, 20, of Cuyahoga Falls, a 2014 graduate of Stow-Munroe Falls High School. Javon M.

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UPDATE: Akron man arrested in shooting death of SMFHS grad
Jan 10, 2017 4:39 PM

UPDATE: Akron man arrested in shooting death of SMFHS grad

An Akron man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two people at a Ravenna apartment complex early Saturday morning. One of the victims was Austin J. Tiller, 20, of Cuyahoga Falls, a 2014 graduate of Stow-Munroe Falls High School. Javon M.

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Coroner's office ID's victims in Ravenna shooting
Jan 10, 2017 1:14 PM

Coroner's office ID's victims in Ravenna shooting

Brian K. Brack, 24, of Canton, and Austin J. Tiller, 20, of Cuyahoga Falls, were pronounced dead of gunshot wounds Saturday morning at an apartment at 731 Woodgate Blvd. in Ravenna, according to the Portage County Coroner's Office and Ravenna police.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
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Victims in Ravenna apartment shooting identified
Jan 10, 2017 1:02 PM

Victims in Ravenna apartment shooting identified

The Portage County Coroner's Office on Monday identified two men who were shot and killed early Saturday morning during an incident in a Ravenna apartment. Brian K. Brack, 24, of Canton, and Austin J.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
Munroe Falls Council elects Stahl
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls Council elects Stahl

MUNROE FALLS -- City Council is going into 2017 with a new president at its helm. Councilman Steve Stahl was elected to serve as president at Council's organizational meeting on Jan. 3. Councilman John Hegnauer was chosen as vice president.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Gift of life
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Gift of life

The American Red Cross conducted a six-hour blood drive at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Dec. 21. Above left, George Figel shows beverages he was handing out to people after making their donations.

Leaders remain on Stow Council
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Leaders remain on Stow Council

STOW -- City Council organized for the new year at its Jan. 3 organizational meeting with no changes made. Council is also considering upgrading the city safety forces radio system at a cost of about $135,000.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Sears at Chapel Hill Mall slated to close in spring
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Sears at Chapel Hill Mall slated to close in spring

The Sears store at Chapel Hill Mall is slated to close at the end of March, according to a news release issued by Sears Holdings Jan. 4. The store at 2000 Brittain Road in Akron near Cuyahoga Falls is one of 42 Sears sites that will be closing in the spring, the release stated.

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Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

SCHOOLS

Time to register for 2017Raccoon Run.

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Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Program offers help to reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

HUDSON -- Learn how to make healthy lifestyle changes beginning this month with a GemCare Wellness Diabetes Prevention Program. GemCare Wellness will be launching its first Diabetes Prevention Program at Barlow Community Center from 6 to 7 p.m. beginning Jan.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
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Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow man charged with making false report against deputy

A Stow man has been charged with misdemeanor falsification and making false allegations of peace officer misconduct after alleging a sheriff's deputy sexually assaulted him.

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Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Police investigating alleged voyeurism reports

Stow -- Police said they are investigating Christmas Eve reports of voyeurism at two Route 59 stores in which both alleged victims were 12-year-old boys. According to the police department's Facebook page, police believe they have identified the suspect, but Police Lt.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter