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Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Capital News: You should be concerned about heroin and fentanyl

COLUMBUS -- Take a penny out of your pocket. Or borrow one from somebody. Heck, look around on the ground, and you'll probably find one. Now go get a salt shaker and carefully remove 32 grains. Yes, grains, as in the tiny specks that you sprinkle all over your french fries.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Leaky roof should have been repaired 'immediately' 1

A home is a living thing; so is a building. It has an inviolable right to care. A permanent reserve should be in the budget for maintenance, repair and replacement. That money should not be touched for any other purpose. A leaky roof should be repaired immediately!

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Looks at 'contentious' confirmation of DeVos

Betsy DeVos for head of the Department Education is one of many inspiring cabinet picks by President Trump. To understand why her confirmation was so contentious, a few facts have to be laid out.

Driller seeks sanctions
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Driller seeks sanctions

Munroe Falls -- An oil and gas drilling company has dropped four counterclaims it has made against the city, but legal wrangling in the case concerning a well on the Sonoco paper mill property is not over.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Have Coffee with the Stow Sentry editor on March 1
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Have Coffee with the Stow Sentry editor on March 1

Stow Sentry Senior Editor Marsha McKenna will return to the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road in Stow, for Coffee with the Editor March 1 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Director thanks those who supported Pizza Palooza

On behalf of the Stow-Munroe Falls Community Foundation, I would like to personally thank the residents of Stow and Munroe Falls for their outstanding support of our inaugural Pizza Palooza that was held at the high school this Jan. 29.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Call for 'anotherKent State' appalling

Dan Adamini, the Michigan Republican Party official whose social media posts calling for "another Kent State" spurred a firestorm, was right about one thing: "It was stupid, it was poorly done," he said of his posts on Twitter and Facebook.

What are you doing to beat cabin fever or the winter blues?
Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

What are you doing to beat cabin fever or the winter blues?

We have family game night with my grown children.

Sue Harris, Fifth-grade Teacher
Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Legislative leader finally moves to broadcast more committees

COLUMBUS -- Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) deserves public kudos for his decision to allow the broadcast of three additional legislative committees. It's a big step in the right direction.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Question: Who do you think is going to win the Super Bowl?
Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Question: Who do you think is going to win the Super Bowl?

I think the Falcons will win, but if Brady will retire after another Super Bowl, then go Patriots!

Alexis Roy, Stay At Home Mom
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Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Wants to see Ohio Edison action on street lights

My sincere thanks to Stow City Councilman Bob Adaska for his quick response fixing the hole on Berkshire Road and for his help with the nine street lights that are out on Hudson Drive. Ohio Edison does not seem concerned about the safety of drivers using Hudson Drive.

Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Warren Buffett washes down Cheetos with Cherry Coke

I recently had the distinct pleasure of seeing Warren Buffett speak at an event. The books and articles written about him elevate him to nearly superhuman abilities.

By Josh Gordon
Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Cell phones need sound of silence button in workplace, public venues

I want to start this column off with a question for our readers. Do you know of a cell phone ring tone etiquette class? I know. That's a mouthful to say. If you know of one, please let me know.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Questions Council's plan to donate $1,000 to local charity

In the spirit of free speech, in the attempt to resist political correctness, consider paraphrase of Mark Twain's alleged quotation: "In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made politicians." In the alleged original quotation, Twain says, "Then he made school boards.

Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

How do you beat the post-holiday blues?

January can be depressing. Many people get the post-holiday blues. You have this big long build-up to Christmas that begins in November (which includes Thanksgiving). There's the music, cards, gifts, parties, and food. It's festive and fun.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Thanks all for sucessful Breakfast with Santa

A big "thank you" to Applebee's on Kent Road in Stow for helping make the Kiwanis Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 10 a huge success. This Applebee's restaurant has hosted this event for more than 15 years.

Developing empathy is key to achieving Dr. King's dream
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Developing empathy is key to achieving Dr. King's dream

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. How close are we to achieving Dr. King's dream?

Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Finding a right word to describe the past year

How can I describe the past year? It's difficult to narrow it down into one word. Actually impossible. What do you think of when you think of 2016? I'm going to go alphabetically and come up with 26 words. AWESOME -- My son, who beat brain cancer, turned 4 this year.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
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Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Note of Thanks: Good Neighbors leader praises community for help

Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors wants to thank the communities of Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Munroe Falls, Hudson and Peninsula for all the donations we received for our Christmas Drive. This year we helped 509 families consisting of 823 adults and seniors and 535 children.

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter to the Editor: Thoughts on Sentry's 'Our View'

Stow Sentry's Our View states. "We've slipped a little in 2016...[W]e pray that you rediscover the goodness of humanity." Curious. Stow Sentry slipped? Our local officials slipped? Ohio slipped? Our nation slipped? Did you slip?