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Few drug case referrals to Akron 'Recovery Court' since March
Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Few drug case referrals to Akron 'Recovery Court' since March

People facing misdemeanor charges in Stow Municipal Court for offenses where drugs are a factor may be eligible for drug treatment and counseling through the Akron Municipal Court's Recovery Court program.

By Eric Marotta Editor
Summit County drug courts are boosting services
Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County drug courts are boosting services

As the region's opiate epidemic continues to tear apart families and claim lives, the county's criminal justice system is taking steps to enhance services. Starting Aug.

By Eric Marotta Editor
Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Ohio Attorney General announces $3 million in new grants to fight opioid epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Ohio Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, Colerain Township Administrator Daniel Meloy, and Cuyahoga Falls Police Chief Jack Davis on July 11 to announce details regarding $3 million

Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerts in the Metro Parks

Five July concerts are sure to delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton and Akron: Music by the Lake -- July 11, 6:30 p.m., Munroe Falls Metro Park / Lake Area, 521 S. River Rd., Munroe Falls. Enjoy an evening of free lake swimming from 3 to 7 p.m.

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Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES

Upcoming blood donation opportunities in Summt County Every day there are thousands of patients who rely on lifesaving blood donations. That's why donors are urged to give now and give often.

Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerts in the Metro Parks

Five July concerts are sure to delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton and Akron: Friday Night Concert: Latin Jazz Orchestra -- July 7, 7 p.m., Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Main Entrance, 2077 Newton St., Akron.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Get vet ID cards through county

Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE announces her office will issue new and renewal veteran identification cards at events throughout Summit County during the month of June.

From Staff Reports
Scouts, hospital partner on First Aid merit badge
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Scouts, hospital partner on First Aid merit badge

Great Trail Council, in partnership with Western Reserve Hospital, will offer the First Aid Merit badge to over 2,000 youth at the Boy Scouts Summer Camp at Camp Manatoc located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Peninsula.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

SCORE conducts workshop June 28

Akron SCORE, the free mentoring program for new and existing businesses, has presented free workshops this month at two Akron locations and a Medina location.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerts in the Metro Parks

Five July concerts are sure to delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton and Akron: Friday Night Concert: Latin Jazz Orchestra -- July 7, 7 p.m., Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Main Entrance, 2077 Newton St., Akron.

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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES

Upcoming blood donation opportunities in Summt County Every day there are thousands of patients who rely on lifesaving blood donations. That's why donors are urged to give now and give often.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

WORTH NOTING

Learn of efforts to 'Free the Falls' in Gorge Metro Park June 25, 27 This month, Summit Metro Parks will host two "Free the Falls" programs in Cuyahoga Falls to educate the public about the effort to remove the Gorge Dam, including the history of dams and why they can negatively impact the environment.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad introduces summer schedule

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) introduces a new extended train schedule for visitors. CVSR is now offering scenic train rides every Tuesday through Sunday from our stations in Independence to Akron. Tuesdays through Thursdays, the train runs from 9 a.m. to 4:25 p.m.

Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad introduces summer schedule

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) introduces a new extended train schedule for visitors. CVSR is now offering scenic train rides every Tuesday through Sunday from our stations in Independence to Akron. Tuesdays through Thursdays, the train runs from 9 a.m. to 4:25 p.m.

From Staff Reports
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerts in the Metro Parks

Five July concerts are sure to delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton and Akron: Friday Night Concert: Latin Jazz Orchestra -- July 7, 7 p.m., Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Main Entrance, 2077 Newton St., Akron.

Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

WORTH NOTING

Learn about efforts to 'Free the Falls' in Gorge Metro Park This month, Summit Metro Parks will host two "Free the Falls" programs in Cuyahoga Falls to educate the public about the effort to remove the Gorge Dam, including the history of dams and why they can negatively impact the environment.

Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Get vet ID cards through county

Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE announces her office will issue new and renewal veteran identification cards at events throughout Summit County during the month of June.

From Staff Reports
Observing the cost of freedom on Flag Day
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Observing the cost of freedom on Flag Day

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kevin Kessler was serving overseas when he learned he was going to be a father. It was summertime about seven years ago and Kessler was in Afghanistan. His wife, Adrian, gave him the good news. Kessler never had the chance to meet his only child.

By Steven M. Grazier Gatehouse Ohio Media
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Happy Trails sanctuary opens new season with summer solstice party
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Happy Trails sanctuary opens new season with summer solstice party

RAVENNA -- Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary is preparing to ring in summertime with a Summer Solstice kick off party June 21. Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes criminally abused, neglected and abandoned farm animals.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Observing the cost of freedom on Flag Day
Jun 14, 2017 12:33 PM

Observing the cost of freedom on Flag Day

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kevin Kessler was serving overseas when he learned he was going to be a father. It was summertime about seven years ago and Kessler was in Afghanistan. His wife, Adrian, gave him the good news. Kessler never had the chance to meet his only child.

By Steven M. Grazier Gatehouse Ohio Media