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Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Health department building front-runner for regional dispatch center

Stow -- Location, location, location.As administrations from Stow, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls discuss creating a regional safety dispatch center, a location has been designated if the plan comes to fruition.

By Marsha Mckenna | Stow Sentry Senior Editor
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Bernie Sanders brings message of change to Kent State

Bernie Sanders challenged students at Kent State University to speak up for change and vote in the upcoming election during a rally on campus Sept. 17."This election will impact your lives, and the lives of your children, and the lives of your grandchildren.

By Matthew Merchant | Record-courier Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Three communities discuss forming new safety dispatch center

Stow -- Creating a regional safety dispatch center may become a reality by mid-2017, if things go as officials from Stow, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls hope.The possibility of merging dispatch operations was the focus of more than 40 officials from the three cities as they met Sept.

By Marsha Mckenna | Stow Sentry Senior Editor
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Ashley Beltrano promoted to Manager - Cake Sales and Production at Acme Fresh Market

Ashley Beltrano has been promoted to the position of Manager - Cake Sales and Production at Acme Fresh Market. Beltrano, of Munroe Falls, is responsible for exceeding customers' expectations when they purchase a handmade and gourmet decorated cake from Acme Fresh Market.

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Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Seminar on heroin epidemic will be Sept. 29 at Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium

Christ Community Chapel and Parents Of Prodigals of Hudson will present "Don't be Blind-sided by Heroin," a seminar on the heroin epidemic in Summit County, Sept. 29 at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium, 2345 Fourth St., in the Middle Conference Room. Registration is at 6:30 p.m.

Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Visit Acmes in October to see if Summit County owes you unclaimed funds

The Summit County Fiscal Office is searching for owners of over $2.1 million in county unclaimed funds.

Visit Acmes in October to see if Summit County owes you unclaimed funds
Sep 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Visit Acmes in October to see if Summit County owes you unclaimed funds

The Summit County Fiscal Office is searching for owners of over $2.1 million in county unclaimed funds.

Sep 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Akron SCORE announces September workshops

Akron SCORE, the free mentoring program for new and existing businesses, will offer several workshops in September. Akron SCORE's workshops offer practical guidance to help new businesses get started and existing businesses improve their operations and profitability.

Sep 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Sidelines: Remembering: September 11, 2001

They say you always remember where you were when . . . It was a perfect almost-fall morning -- the sun shining, a beautiful blue sky above. At Record Publishing Co. in Stow, we were finishing up our weekly publications for Wednesday. A typical September Tuesday.

By Marsha Mckenna | Stow Sentry Senior Editor
Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

New early voting site to open in Summit County

There will be a new permanent early voting site for Summit County residents opening in Akron in the next month.County Council voted Aug. 15 to authorize the spending of $535,000 to purchase the necessary equipment and to furnish the building.

By Taylor Rosen | Reporter
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911 memorial motorcycle ride leaves Ohio for last time
Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

911 memorial motorcycle ride leaves Ohio for last time

Macedonia -- A contingent of around 30 bikers, including eight police motorcycle escorts, met for breakfast at Bob Evans in Macedonia Aug. 18 before departing on their final memorial ride to commemorate the victims of September 11, 2001.

By Eric Marotta | News Leader Editor
Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Around Ohio for Aug. 24, 2016

Cleveland sues state over prohibition on local hiring lawsCleveland -- Cleveland has sued the state of Ohio to stop a new law from taking effect and prohibiting cities from requiring contractors to hire local people for publicly funded construction projects.

Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow City Council adds $45,000 to Stow Municipal Court clerk's budget

Stow -- The Stow Municipal Court clerk of court's office has received a budget increase, but not without some opposition.Stow City Council approved an ordinance 5-2 on Aug. 11, increasing this year's clerk's budget by $45,000, from just under $1.28 million to nearly $1.33 million.

By Jeff Saunders | Reporter
Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit County Councilwoman Gloria Rodgers hosting Aug. 30 fundraiser

County Councilor fundraiser Aug. 30Summit County Councilwoman Gloria Rodgers is hosting a fundraiser to support her re-election campaign. Councilwoman Rodgers represents District 3, which includes the communities of Hudson, Stow, Silver Lake and Ward 8 in Cuyahoga Falls.

Aug 28, 2016 12:00 AM

OUR VIEW: Correlate funding, results in education; Auditor Yost's remedy for fraud in Ohio online sc

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost's call for Ohio lawmakers to pay electronic schools based on their educational results is a step in the right direction. It may correct a scandalous and fraudulent use of taxpayers' dollars earmarked for education.

Memorial draws nearly 1,500 to celebrate life of county executive Russ Pry
Aug 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Memorial draws nearly 1,500 to celebrate life of county executive Russ Pry

Memorial draws office holders, employees, friends and family

By Gina Mace | Reporter
Aug 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Ohio troopers report big increase in seized heroin this year

The Ohio State Highway Patrol seized over 53 kilograms of heroin with an estimated value of nearly $8 million from January through June, according to its preliminary data.

By Kantele Franko | Associated Press
Aug 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Blood donors needed to overcome summer blood shortage

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage.The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs.

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Aug 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Operation Second Chance to focus on treatment for area opiate addicts

Stow -- Fact: Stow Safety Forces have administered Narcan 21 times since December when they began using it on drug overdose calls.Fact: In six of those cases, the individuals could not be revived.Fact: In Summit County, Narcan has been used on overdose victims 323 times since Jan. 1.

By Marsha Mckenna | Stow Sentry Senior Editor
Aug 7, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit County Democratic Party announces appointment process to select county executive candidate, f

Following the sudden and unexpected passing of County Executive Russ Pry, the Summit County Democratic Party on Aug. 3 announced the process for which this and another potential vacancy will be filled.A replacement for Mr.