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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.

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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
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
Jun 13, 2017 1:13 PM

Authorities say Stark County homicides connected to 3 deaths in Cuyahoga County

CANTON-- Stark County sheriff's deputies say they have a person of interest in connection with the Monday deaths of a Lake Township couple, while Cuyahoga County authorities say they believe the deaths of a woman and her two adult daughters are connected to the Stark couple's deaths.

By Lori Steineck Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

WORTH NOTING

Lupus support group to meet June 13 in Akron The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter will host its monthly lupus support group in Akron June 13 at the Summit County Public Library -- Goodyear Branch, 60 Goodyear Blvd., Akron, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

SCORE conducts workshops in June

Akron SCORE, the free mentoring program for new and existing businesses, will present free workshops in June 2017 at two Akron locations and a Medina location.

Jun 11, 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.

[More news below]
Apr 30, 2017 12:00 AM

Clover Run to benefit Tallmadge High School student

The second annual Four-Leaf Clover Run and Family Fun Run, sponsored by Four-Leaf Clover Inc., will again benefit local charity partners, Project Ed Bear and The Stephen A. Comunale Jr. Family Cancer Foundation. In addition to these two organizations, this year Four-Leaf Clover Inc.

Apr 30, 2017 12:00 AM

Should penalities be stricter for texting while driving?

COLUMBUS -- Hang around the Statehouse long enough and you're bound to run into Sharon Montgomery. For the past 15 years or so, the suburban Columbus woman has been making regular trips to Capitol Square, meeting with lawmakers and testifying about the dangers of distracted driving.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief