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Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Capital News: Chief Justice: Get out, votes for judges (and tell others, too)

Columbus -- In less than two months, eligible Ohioans will help decide the next president of the United States.They'll also vote on a U.S. Senate race and a bunch of U.S. House races and for a whole slew of state Senate and House seats.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Letter: Says 'no amount of money' will reduce crashes

There is no amount of money that will reduce crashes at Darrow and Graham roads. Even the picture in the Sept. 18 Stow Sentry shows a car turning right while the signal is red. Where was he supposed to stop? Behind the sign.

Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Note of Thanks: Appreciate support for 2016 Bulldog Band Show

On behalf of the Stow-Munroe Falls Bulldog Marching Band, we wish to thank our wonderful community for coming to our 2016 Bulldog Band Show. We were privileged to host nearly 1,000 musicians from five Northeast Ohio high schools, along with their family and friends.

Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

OUR VIEW: Questions complicate marijuana use in Ohio

Use of legalized drug awaits drafting of state regulations

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Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Capital News: Kasich facing another decision on execution dates

Columbus -- Gov. John Kasich has a decision to make in the relatively near future, and it probably won't be an easy one.Because in a few months, Ohio is supposed to restart lethal injections down at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Sidelines: Remembering: September 11, 2001

They say you always remember where you were when . . . It was a perfect almost-fall morning -- the sun shining, a beautiful blue sky above. At Record Publishing Co. in Stow, we were finishing up our weekly publications for Wednesday. A typical September Tuesday.

By Marsha Mckenna | Senior Editor
Sep 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Have questions on Nov. 8 ballot issues? Ask the Sentry's Levy Line

To help voters make an informed decision at the polls on Nov. 8, the Stow Sentry will be offering a Levy Line regarding the school district's proposed permanent improvement fund levy and the city of Munroe Falls' proposed income tax increase and two tax levies.

Sep 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Capital News: Stop thinking about politics for a moment and start thinking about butterflies

Columbus -- It's all Trump this, Hillary that at the moment, with more than a little of your time being devoted to conversations about building some sort of barrier along the country's southern border with Mexico, right?

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Our View: Overdose death trend in Ohio disturbing

Tough approach works in Singapore; should be considered by legislature

Sep 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Note of Thanks: Kiss My ALS event 'a great success'

Thanks to everyone for their assistance in making the Kiss My ALS event for Coach Doug Hawkins such a great success. We raised almost $5,000 including shirt sales from Young's Screen Printing for Coach Hawkins' ALS treatment and expenses.

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Sep 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Note of Thanks: Community Foundation appreciates support of fundraiser

The Stow-Munroe Falls Community Foundation had its annual Spa Night fundraiser on Aug. 12. We would like to thank all of those who attended and our host, Gavin Scott Salon and Spa.

Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Capital News: Kasich leaving behind the '80s for the 21st Century

Columbus -- Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman was asked last week about gay marriage and legislation banning discrimination in housing and employment based on an individual's sexual orientation.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Letter: Questions if proposed stormwater fee increase in Stow is 'justifiable'

Regarding the Stow mayor's request for an increase in the stormwater fee: Councilman Brian Lowdermilk is correct to ask for verification of how the money is spent and is it justifiable considering the amount of taxpayer funds already being diverted to help prop up the Fox Den Golf Course i

Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

OUR VIEW: 'Annie's Law' approved by Ohio House; Senate should follow suit

OK ignition interlocks for first-time DUI offenders

Aug 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Have questions on Nov. 8 ballot issues? Ask the Levy Line

To help voters make an informed decision at the polls on Nov. 8, the Stow Sentry will be offering a Levy Line regarding the school district's proposed permanent improvement fund levy and the city of Munroe Falls' proposed income tax increase and two tax levies.

Aug 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Capital News: Get ready for another round of charter school legislation debates

Columbus -- A little more than a year ago, after much earlier balking, state lawmakers moved a charter school reform package that backers said would make publicly funded community schools more accountable and open to public scrutiny.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Aug 21, 2016 12:00 AM

OUR VIEW: Correlate funding, results in education; Auditor Yost's remedy for fraud in Ohio online sc

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost's call for Ohio lawmakers to pay electronic schools based on their educational results is a step in the right direction. It may correct a scandalous and fraudulent use of taxpayers' dollars earmarked for education.

Aug 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Guest column: Kent State senior has dream internship at Republican National Convention

This past July, I had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work for CBS News at the Republication National Convention in Cleveland.

By Rachel Thompson | Record-courier Advertising/sales Intern
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Aug 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Capital News: A tale of two presidential rallies and what they might mean for November

Columbus -- Let me tell you about two presidential appearances I covered over the past week -- not to pick sides or support one candidate over the other but to offer a couple of observations on what I saw.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Aug 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Letter to the Editor: Finds driving on Darrow Road 'pretty frustrating' due to timing of lights

Shortly after I moved to Stow in February 2000, I read somewhere that the city was planning to get all the traffic lights on Darrow Road timed so that once you got one green, you could potentially get them all green. What happened to that plan?