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Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Thanks support of 'Measure-Up Campaign'

The Knights of Columbus Council 2362 would like to thank the customers of Acme Store 10 on State Road and Acme Store 12 on Bailey Road and the members of St. Eugene Church on Munroe Falls Avenue.

Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter 'misrepresents' details of H.B. 233

In a letter published on July 16, Megan Holtz misrepresents H.B. 233, the DEFEND Act passed by the Ohio House with a 56-35 margin. Holtz says the bill "allows people to carry concealed, loaded handguns into schools, on college campuses, in bars and onto private property.

Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Three types of scams to beware of during summer

Summer is a prime time for scams that target consumers who want to repair or improve their property, rent a house or apartment, or even buy a puppy.

By Mike Dewine Ohio Attorney General
Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Students 'will succeed' without all the testing

As a teacher in the SMF Schools, I am one of so many frustrated with the testing going on in our schools. We have all heard the quote, 'Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

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Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Why is education a 'Race to the Top'? 1

When did education become a "race to the top"? When did we start defining effective teachers and successful schools based on test scores? The increase in standardized testing has begun to decrease the quality of education, as we know it.

Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Questions closing ofaccess to businesses July 4

It seems the administration of the city of Stow does not like business. Why did they close access to the Kohl's/Giant Eagle shopping plaza on Route 59 during the Independence Day parade? What if I needed to pick up a prescription at the pharmacy in Target?

Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Says dispatch consolidation 'is not mandatory'

The opening of Pandora's box has begun with many municipalities merging their dispatch centers. There are three areas that present great concern: safety, expense, and loss of local control. Numbers are growing of dispatch centers that have consolidated and are now getting out.

Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

'Disappointed' in Roegner's vote on gun bill 1

Recently, the Ohio House passed HB 233, a bill that allows people to carry concealed, loaded handguns into schools, on college campuses, in bars and onto private property. As a mother, teacher, and concerned citizen, I have to question the intent and logic of this bill.

Park invites young people to join Junior Rangers program
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Park invites young people to join Junior Rangers program

Park rangers are icons of the National Park Service, the federal agency that manages a system of over 400 parks and historic sites across the country. We are recognized by our gray shirts, green pants, and hats with a wide, flat brim.

By Jennie Vasarhelyi
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Appreciates support given to Love Float

On behalf of the Love Float Committee, thank you to Stow and the surrounding communities for your generous donations to the Love Float in the Fourth of July parade. We raised over $1,700 and a pickup truck full of non-perishable food for our local food bank, Good Neighbors.

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Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Other universities should follow smoke-free lead of KSU, Akron

More teens are kicking a deadly habit before it begins. A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released last month shows teen smoking rates have dropped to new lows in the United States. The decline is doubly important.

Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

'A shame' Orchestra had to perform out of Stow

On July 1, I watched the Stow Symphony Orchestra perform as part of Stow Pride Week. This was the 20th time that they have participated in this event as well as this being their first debut concert.

Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

It's not a budget debate without fracking, taxing

COLUMBUS -- It wouldn't be a biennial budget debate without a little final talk of raising taxes on oil and gas produced via horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

By Marc Kovac Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Note of Thanks: Relay For Life appreciates support of all

As the event leads for this year's American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Stow Munroe Falls and Hudson, we would like to thank everyone for their generosity and support.

Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Says fight for independence 'remains'

President John Quincy Adams believed succeeding generations would commemorate The Declaration of Independence, which he named The Day of Deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty a celebration solemnized with pomp, parades, and with shows of games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, illuminated from one end of the continent to the

Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Why do many people break the law to celebrate independence?

It's been a long time since I've set off fireworks. I don't have to nowadays, as several of my neighbors choose to purchase and illegally fire off starbursts, mortar bombs and other explosives just a half a block or so from my back yard. The explosives never used to be so big.

By Eric Marotta Editor
Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Our View: Continue to strive for freedoms for all

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Suggests citizens report 'dubious' public expenditures

Ramapo, NY recently made the news when a federal jury convicted Christopher St. Lawrence, the former town supervisor, of 20 corruption-related charges of security and wire fraud. The man now faces 20 years in prison. What makes this so encouraging is that Mr.

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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Capital News: Crazy idea: Combine the Pastor Protection and Ohio Fairness acts

COLUMBUS -- I don't know very many people who think discrimination is a good thing. I also don't know very many who think people of faith should be forced to allow those with opposing viewpoints to set up shop in others' places of worship.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau
Writer lists many reasons why she loves 'Dad'
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Writer lists many reasons why she loves 'Dad'

It will come as no surprise to my dad that this column is running after Father's Day. After all, his card is never on time and this year is no exception. It's not a dad thing; it's just me. I am never on time with things like that.

By Briana Barker Reporter