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Jun 27, 2017 2:48 PM

Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education will meet in the Falls High School library Wednesday

The Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education will meet on Wednesday, June 28 at 6 p.m. in the Cuyahoga Falls High School Library, 2300 Fourth St. Here is a link to the agenda:http://www.boarddocs.

PHOTOS: Kids Fest in Cuyahoga Falls
Jun 27, 2017 1:35 PM

PHOTOS: Kids Fest in Cuyahoga Falls

Here are photos from Kids Fest in downtown Cuyahoga Falls Friday evening.

Akron man sentenced to 12 years in prison for two different cases
Jun 26, 2017 5:01 PM

Akron man sentenced to 12 years in prison for two different cases

AKRON — Summit County Common Pleas Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger sentenced Robert L. Rodgers of Akron to 12 years in prison on Monday, June 26, according to a spokesman for the prosecutor's office.

Jun 26, 2017 3:48 PM

Silver Lake Village Council will meet Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Here is the agenda for the special meeting planned by Silver Lake Village Council in Village Hall, 2961 Kent Road: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF SILVER LAKE 1 p.m. 1. Roll call of Council.

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Jun 26, 2017 1:48 PM

Cuyahoga Falls City Council agenda for Monday, June 26

Here is the agenda for the Cuyahoga Falls City Council agenda for Monday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Natatorium, 2345 Fourth St.: Cuyahoga Falls City Council Council Meeting Agenda June 26, 2017 1. Roll Call 2. Invocation 3.

Summa Health eliminates 300 positions
Jun 26, 2017 12:33 PM

Summa Health eliminates 300 positions

Akron – Summa Health, Summit County's largest employer, is eliminating 300 positions. Summa Health is facing “staggering operating losses” as inpatient and outpatient volumes this year are “dramatically down,” Dr.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 26, 2017 12:03 PM

Cuyahoga Falls man found dead in pond Sunday night; police say foul play not suspected

The death of an 87-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man whose body was found in a pond is under investigation, butfoul play is not suspected, according to a news release from Falls Police. On Sundayat approximately 6:55 p.m.

Jun 26, 2017 10:57 AM

Calling all Tiger Band alumni; rehearsal for parade is July 2

The Cuyahoga Falls High School Pride Alumni Marching Band needs you to join the band this year in the StowFourth of July Parade on July 4. Practice for the parade will be at Cuyahoga Falls High School on July 2 at 1 p.m. in the band room.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

First responders will be honored at June 30 event

Cuyahoga Falls -- The annual event to celebrate first responders will happen at a different day and time of day than past years' programs. Falls Downtown Fridays' First Responders Appreciation Night will take place on June 30 from 5-11 p.m. at Falls River Square.

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City may reduce lanes on section of Front Street
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

City may reduce lanes on section of Front Street

Cuyahoga Falls -- A proposal to reduce Front Street from a four-lane road to a three-lane road near the Gorge Metro Park was held in committee on June 19 after the City Council president said she wanted to hear from residents about the proposal.

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Woodridge Schools' tennis courts will be repaired
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Woodridge Schools' tennis courts will be repaired

Cuyahoga Falls -- The Woodridge Board of Education approved a measure to repair the district's tennis courts on June 21. The Board passed a resolution to repair the courts between Woodridge Middle School and the Board's administration office.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

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 Stow Sentry Senior Editor
Villagers raise questions, share views on deer culling proposal
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Villagers raise questions, share views on deer culling proposal

Silver Lake -- Several of the 35-40 residents who attended the Village Council meeting on June 19 offered their thoughts on a potential deer culling program. Bill Poloski questioned why the residents weren't allowed to vote on the deer culling issue.

By Phil Keren Editor
Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks

If you're looking to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, you won't have to look very far to find an event that fits the bill. There are many celebrations that include fireworks through Portage County and the surrounding areas.

Deer culling analyzed in village
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Deer culling analyzed in village

Silver Lake -- Village Council is continuing its examination of a deer culling initiative. Taking center stage on June 19 were two hunters that village officials invited to comment on their experience with deer culling programs.

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Akron man pleads guilty in heroin-related death of Falls man
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron man pleads guilty in heroin-related death of Falls man

AKRON An Akron man pleaded guilty to a pair of felony charges in the heroin-related death of a Cuyahoga Falls man, according to the Summit County Prosecutor. Robert L.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Feds find fugitive in city
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Feds find fugitive in city

Cuyahoga Falls -- Federal agents on June 19 arrested a man in Cuyahoga Falls who was wanted on assault and sexual assault charges in Cuyahoga County. Members of the U.S.

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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Crash on Route 8 kills Akron man

Cuyahoga Falls -- Cuyahoga Falls Police and Summit County officials are investigating a motorcycle crash on southbound Route 8 south of Graham Road that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Akron man June 20. The victim is listed as Richard O. Hopkins Jr., according to a Falls Police report.

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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Sandalwood Lane remains closed for upgrades

Sandalwood Lane will be closed for approximately 10 more days to complete culvert upgrades, according to Cuyahoga Falls Director of Public Service Anthony Zumbo, PE, PS.

No one hurt in house fire which caused $250,000 in damage
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

No one hurt in house fire which caused $250,000 in damage

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- No one was hurt June 18 when a fire broke out at a home on Overlook Drive. The cause is still undetermined, according to Cuyahoga Falls Fire Marshal Tim Mier, who added the home can be rebuilt. The fire, which started in the garage area just before 6 a.m.

By Tim Troglen Reporter