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County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy
Jun 20, 2017 11:22 PM

County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy

Summit County will ask voters to approve a six-year renewal of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board's 4.5 mill levy on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

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Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery
Jun 19, 2017 2:37 PM

Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery

STOW -- A Hibbard Drive man has been charged in connection with the alleged robbery of a pizza delivery driver at the man's home June 18. According to Stow Municipal Court records, 45-year-old Matthew R. Guzik was arraigned on a first-degree felony aggravated robbery charge June 19.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
The 'fun' in fundraising
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

The 'fun' in fundraising

The weather cooperated with two events last weekend in the communities. Above, Michael Nicholson and Grace Hanson, both of Stow, walk around the track with water guns during Relay For Life at Stow-Glen Retirement Village on June 10. Adam St.

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Former Stow-Munroe Falls school administrator remembered
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Former Stow-Munroe Falls school administrator remembered

A cheerleader, a friend, a true advocate. Those are just some of the words used to describe Roberta John, retired director of special services for the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools. Roberta R., 64, and her husband, Rogell E.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Project could bring $700,000 in tax revenue
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Project could bring $700,000 in tax revenue

STOW -- A senior residential development planned on Allen Road could be a financial boon, especially for the school district.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Cities, county agree in 'good faith' to cooperate on dispatching

STOW -- After studying the issue for over two years, a regional dispatch center may be getting closer to being formed.

By Marsha Mckenna And Jeff Saunders Senior Editor And Reporter
Summer's here -- and so is Stow Pride Festival
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Summer's here -- and so is Stow Pride Festival

It's like having summer fun all wrapped up in just under two weeks. Ice cream ... pancakes ... golf ... a race ... and last but not least -- A Fourth of July Parade. It's that time of year again for the kick-off of Stow Pride Festival 2017.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Hopefuls file by deadline for Stow City Council seats
Jun 17, 2017 7:18 PM

Hopefuls file by deadline for Stow City Council seats

There may be some new names on the Sept. 12 primary ballot for Stow City Council seats. The deadline to file petitions to run for the four ward seats and the three at-large posts was June 14 at 4 p.m. All petitions must still be approved by the Summit County Board of Elections.

By Marsha Mckenna
Charter recommendations made so governing can be 'better and easier'
Jun 17, 2017 7:10 PM

Charter recommendations made so governing can be 'better and easier' 1

Munroe Falls -- The city's charter review commission has made its proposals to City Council and now it has heard from at least a few Councilmembers.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Jun 16, 2017 4:42 PM

Hope Homes in Stow focusing on housing

While Hope Homes in Stow has ceased providing operational services, its executive director stresses that it will continue its business presence at its Call Road site, focusing on providing the physical homes and facilities for those with developmental disabilities.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Stow woman pleads guilty to theft of $30,000 from Home Depot
Jun 15, 2017 8:25 PM

Stow woman pleads guilty to theft of $30,000 from Home Depot

A Stow woman accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from the Streetsboro Home Depot last year has pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge. Dionne L.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
Murder victim remembered in Stow
Jun 15, 2017 8:58 AM

Murder victim remembered in Stow

A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday at Stow-Munroe Falls High School for the woman who was found shot to death in her Lake Township home on Monday along with her husband.

Jun 14, 2017 2:49 PM

Candlelight vigil tonight for retired Stow-Munroe Falls schools employee

There will be a candlelight vigil tonight (Wednesday) to honor Roberta “Bobbi” John, retired special services director for Stow-Munroe Falls Schools. The vigil will take place at 8:30 p.m. at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, 3227 E. Graham Road in Stow.

Council committee begins review of Stow's laws
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Council committee begins review of Stow's laws

Stow -- City Council President Mike Rasor has announced that he has commissioned a special committee to scrutinize all city laws. The purpose is to find ordinances and regulations that are unnecessary, unenforced, or over-intrusive, he said.

$230,000 grant to help firefighters breathe easier
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

$230,000 grant to help firefighters breathe easier

STOW -- City firefighters will be able to breathe a little easier with the upcoming purchase of new equipment, thanks to federal funding. A June 6 press release from the office of U.S. Sen.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
What could be the future of Adell Durbin Park?
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

What could be the future of Adell Durbin Park?

STOW -- Will Adell Durbin Park have any kind of rental facility for area residents to use? This is a question that city officials are trying to answer. The 34-acre park on the west side of Route 91, south of Route 59, has tennis courts, a playground and trails.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Proposal made to eliminate Council wards 1

MUNROE FALLS -- Voters next November may have the option of deciding whether the city will continue to have wards. Another decision might be whether changes can be made to the city's income tax credit without voter approval.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Adell Durbin Park

Where: On the west side of Route 91, south of Route 59 Features: The city-owned 34-acre park has tennis courts, a playground and trails.

Library has 'a piece of history' thanks to Hudson man
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Library has 'a piece of history' thanks to Hudson man

Like most people, Walter Sestili does not have a 188-year-old patent document signed by President John Quincy Adams just lying on his dresser. Not anymore, anyway.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter