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Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

79 workers to lose jobs when Wrayco closes

Stow -- Nearly 80 employees will be laid off after a Seasons Road company announced it will soon cease business operations. In a Dec.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Sharing time with Santa
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Sharing time with Santa

Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Council looking at moving primaries to May

Stow Voters may be asked next year to approve a change to the city's charter, moving Stow's primary date from September to May.

From Staff Reports
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Bill would allow officers to buy canine, equine counterparts

Retiring officers would be able to purchase their canine or equine counterparts, under legislation passed by the Ohio Senate this week. SB 271 passed on a vote of 27-0 and heads to the Ohio House for further consideration.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau
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Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Company seeks to drill natural gas well

A proposal to drill a natural gas well on private property adjacent to Kimpton Middle School may be in the Board of Education's future to consider. David Beck of Beck Energy in Ravenna told the Board members at their Dec.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Let there be light at Guise basketball court
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Let there be light at Guise basketball court

Munroe Falls -- The opportunities for shooting hoops at the Guise Park basketball court should increase next year.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

City Council eyes dispatch center cost, stun guns for medics in budget

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- When City Council votes on the 2017 budget on Dec. 12, it will include a $1 million "place-holder" to join a proposed Council of Governments for a regional dispatch center as well as the funds needed to equip paramedics with stun guns and bullet-proof jackets.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls City Council eyes extension for Menards

Cuyahoga Falls -- City Council will vote on Dec. 12 whether to grant hardware giant Menards Inc. an eight-month extension on construction at 75 Graham Road. At the City Council meeting on Dec.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Having lunch with Santa
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Having lunch with Santa

About 40 area children attended the Stow-Munroe Falls High School Drama Club's annual Lunch with Santa fund-raiser on Dec. 3.

Japanese company buys Stow's MACtac
Dec 9, 2016 9:46 AM

Japanese company buys Stow's MACtac

Stow -- One of the city's larger employers has a new owner. Los Angeles-based Platinum Equity announced in a Dec. 2 press release that it had completed the sale of MACtac Americas, LLC, to Tokyo-based LINTEC Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately $375 million.

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Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95
Dec 8, 2016 4:17 PM

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.

By Seth Borenstein Ap Science Writer
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Ohio Senate OKs legislation to ban bestiality

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Senate OK'd legislation Wednesday that would ban people from having sexual relations with animals. SB 195 passed on a unanimous vote and heads to the Ohio House for further consideration.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Resolution would call for end to Confederate flag flying

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio House and Senate had hearings this week on resolutions urging an end to the flying of the Confederate flag on public property.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau
Former police officer ordered to pay $15,000 to 'Shop With A Cop'
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Former police officer ordered to pay $15,000 to 'Shop With A Cop'

A former Richfield police officer and Stow resident has been ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution to the "Shop With A Cop" program.

Bridge over bike trail replaced on Route 91
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Bridge over bike trail replaced on Route 91

The Stow engineering department issued an update Dec. 1 on the Fishcreek/Route 91/Norton Road construction project that has been ongoing in the city since this past summer.

Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow safety forces helping with drug treatment program

STOW -- Going to the police or fire departments may not be the first thought that comes to mind for those seeking help in overcoming an opiate drug addiction, but at least in Stow, it is an option.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Ordinance seeks Council input of proposed COG bylaws

STOW -- If the city joins a proposed police, fire and EMS dispatching council of governments, at least two members of City Council want Council to have a say in how it is governed. Council gave first reading Nov.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Stow police taking donations for new K-9
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow police taking donations for new K-9

STOW -- The city's police department is hoping that generosity from the community will allow it to bring its roster of K-9s back to three. According to City Finance Director John Baranek, the city has received $8,635 in donations into its police K-9 fund as of Nov.

By Jeff Saundes Reporter
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Dec 1, 2016 3:38 PM

Crews will be finalizing road repairs from water main break in Stow

City of Stow crews will be finalizing road repairs from a Nov. 29 water main break on Kent Road in the area of Target and the Stow Community Shopping Plaza. Significant lane restrictions on Kent Road will be taking place in the area of the plaza from 9 p.m.

Stow man ordered to pay $15,000 to Shop With A Cop
Dec 1, 2016 3:34 PM

Stow man ordered to pay $15,000 to Shop With A Cop

A former Richfield police officer and Stow resident has been ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution to the "Shop With A Cop" program.