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Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Feedback mostly positive for village deer culling idea

SILVER LAKE -- A strong majority of residents told Village Council on Feb. 21 that they supported the village implementing a deer population control program.

By Phil Kereneditor
Falls mayor: state of city is 'incredibly strong'
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls mayor: state of city is 'incredibly strong'

Cuyahoga Falls -- "I'm proud to tell you that the state of the city is incredibly strong." That was how Mayor Don Walters wrapped up his 35-minute State of the City Address at the Sheraton Suites on Feb. 22.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Villagers voice opposition to gas well drilling proposal

Silver Lake -- Nearly every resident who spoke at the Village Council meeting on Feb. 21 made it clear that they do not want a Ravenna-based company to drill a natural gas well on village property.

By Phil Kereneditor
Summit County near top of list for fatal crashes
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County near top of list for fatal crashes

SUMMIT COUNTY -- According to statistics released earlier this month by the Ohio State Highway Patrol Summit County is ranked near top of the list for most fatal accidents in Ohio, with Akron seeing the largest increase. The numbers released Feb.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
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Western Reserve Hospital unveils germ-zapping robot
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Western Reserve Hospital unveils germ-zapping robot

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- It felt like a scene from a science fiction movie.

By Phil Keren Editor
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Quirk Cultural Center on deck for new roof

Cuyahoga Falls -- City Council will vote on Feb. 27 whether to enter into a contract to replace the roof at Quirk Cultural Center at 1201 Grant Ave. At-Large Councilman Jeff Iula (R) said the roof has not been replaced since 1992.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

City Council eyes water, sewer tap-in waivers

Cuyahoga Falls -- City Council will vote Feb. 27 whether to forgo charging Woodridge Local Schools related fees to connect to city water and sewer lines when the district builds a new elementary school and adds on to its high school. During a Council committee meeting Feb.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Overview of allegations in campaign finance case

Here is a review of the other allegations made by Cuyahoga Falls School Board member Barbara Gunter against Matt Weiss, treasurer of The Building Our Futures Together PAC, AKA The Cuyahoga Falls Levy Committee, AKA The Our Future Starts Now Committee.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

State panel finds one violation against Cuyahoga Falls school levy committee

Columbus -- A state panel found one violation against a Cuyahoga Falls school levy campaign group, following a hearing Feb. 23.

By Marc Kovac And Steve Wiandt Capital Bureau Chief, Reporter
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

City Council approves parking deck project

Cuyahoga Falls -- City Council on Feb. 21 unanimously approved a $3.75 million reconditioning project on the city's three parking decks. At-Large Councilman Jeff Iula, (R), chairman of the public and industrial improvements committee, said he held the ordinance on Feb.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
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Motions resolved in legal dispute between Summa, Western Reserve
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Motions resolved in legal dispute between Summa, Western Reserve

The legal dispute between Summa Health System and Western Reserve Hospital Partners and Western Reserve Hospital, over the operation and ownership of the hospital at 1900 23rd St. in Cuyahoga Falls, is over for the moment. On Jan.

By Phil Keren Editor
Akron woman sentenced in death of Cuyahoga Falls man
Feb 24, 2017 4:05 PM

Akron woman sentenced in death of Cuyahoga Falls man

An Akron woman was sentenced to jail time in the death of a Cuyahoga Falls man whom she hit with her car last fall. Angelique Santa, 35, of Koerber Avenue in Akron, pleaded guilty to first-degree misdemeanor vehicular homicide and was sentenced Friday, Feb.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Summa Health names Cliff Deveny as new interim head
Feb 24, 2017 11:11 AM

Summa Health names Cliff Deveny as new interim head

Cliff Deveny, MD, a former senior leader at Summa Health, has been named Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the health system effective March 13, Summa Health's Board of Directors announced in a news release on Feb. 24. Deveny replaces Thomas Malone, who resigned last month.

Feb 24, 2017 12:02 AM

Silver Lake residents voice opposition to proposed gas well drilling

SILVER LAKE — Nearly every resident who spoke at the Village Council meeting on Feb. 21 made it clear that they do not want a Ravenna-based company to drill a natural gas well on village property.

Cuyahoga Falls mayor: state of city is 'incredibly strong'
Feb 22, 2017 9:30 PM

Cuyahoga Falls mayor: state of city is 'incredibly strong'

Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don Walters delivered his annual State of the City address at the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Sheraton Suites Wednesday afternoon. Here are photos from the program. See the Feb. 26 edition of the Cuyahoga Falls News-Press for the story.

Feb 22, 2017 10:44 AM

Cuyahoga Falls Planning Commission agenda for Wednesday, Feb. 22

On Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 5:30 p.m., a regularly scheduled meeting of the Cuyahoga Falls Planning Commission will take place in The Natatorium Conference Center, 2345 Fourth St.

Western Reserve Hospital unveils germ-zapping robot
Feb 21, 2017 5:50 PM

Western Reserve Hospital unveils germ-zapping robot

It felt like a scene from a science fiction movie.

By Phil Keren Editor
Feb 21, 2017 12:13 PM

Cuyahoga Falls Library Board of Trustees agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 21

Here is the agenda for the Cuyahoga Falls Library Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the library board room, 2015 Third St.

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Feb 21, 2017 5:00 AM

Woodridge Board of Education agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 21

Here is a link to the Woodridge Board of Education agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Woodridge High School Library, 4440 Quick Road: http://boarddocs.com/oh/woodridge/Board.

Cuyahoga Falls Police captain completes executive program
Feb 20, 2017 6:44 PM

Cuyahoga Falls Police captain completes executive program

As a new graduate of the 14-month Certified Law Enforcement Executive (CLEE) program, Capt. Perry Tabak of Cuyahoga Falls Police Department, recently reached a high level of professional accomplishment.

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