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What happens when a cell tower warning light needs to be fixed?
Apr 25, 2017 7:15 PM

What happens when a cell tower warning light needs to be fixed?

While most might not notice if the lights at the top of a cell tower are working, at least one resident did and inquired about potential danger.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Equipment purchases, increased fees OK'd

STOW -- The city will increase fees it charges to transport patients to hospitals by ambulance, but it should not impact residents. City Council unanimously approved an ordinance increasing the fees April 13.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Officials investigating fire that displaced more than 100
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Officials investigating fire that displaced more than 100

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- A Winter Parkway apartment fire that displaced about 120 people April 13 remains under investigation, officials say.

By Phil Keren And Steve Wiandt Cuyahoga Falls News-press Editor, Reporter
Traffic relief coming to Route 91 motorists
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Traffic relief coming to Route 91 motorists

MUNROE FALLS -- For a long time, frustrated motorists northbound on Route 91 have been unable to turn left onto Munroe Falls Avenue when a train was crossing the road to the north, but that has changed.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Debate on Stow's primary continues
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Debate on Stow's primary continues

STOW -- Should Stow's primary election be moved to an earlier date? That's not a question voters will be asked in November. But they may consider whether to eliminate the primary altogether.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Voters to decide fate of tax increases
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Voters to decide fate of tax increases 1

MUNROE FALLS -- Without additional revenue, city residents could eventually see police officers from another community patrolling the streets, says Mayor James Armstrong.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Keeping an eye on the ball
Apr 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Keeping an eye on the ball

Stow-Munroe Falls right fielder Jordan Jolly is camped under a fly ball against Cuyahoga Falls during a home game April 18. The Bulldogs lost to the Black Tigers, 5-2 in eight innings.

Former osteopathic doctor waits to serve sentence
Apr 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Former osteopathic doctor waits to serve sentence

Akron -- About two and a half years have passed since a jury found a former Hudson osteopathic doctor guilty of sexual imposition, and he has yet to serve his sentence. More time was given April 19 when a judge extended a stay of execution of sentence. On Aug.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Summit County leaders poised for volunteer challenge at PGA event
Apr 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County leaders poised for volunteer challenge at PGA event

Akron -- The leaders of Summit County government, Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Akron, Barberton and Green are participating in a volunteer competition in conjunction with this summer's Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.

By Phil Keren Editor
Apr 19, 2017 12:17 PM

Televangelist's buffet told to pay up in labor case closes

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) -- A televangelist's restaurant has abruptly closed after a court ordered them to pay $388,000 to a group of employees and found that members of his church were urged to volunteer at the buffet as unpaid workers. The U.

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Apr 18, 2017 12:08 PM

Police: Facebook killer Steve Stephens kills himself after brief pursuit in Pa.

TWINSBURG — Accused Facebook murderer Steven Stephens has killed himself after a brief pursuit by Pennsylvania State Police and other agencies in the Erie, Pa., area, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Twinsburg Police: Alleged killer Steve Stephens' ex-girlfriend lives in Twinsburg
Apr 18, 2017 11:50 AM

Twinsburg Police: Alleged killer Steve Stephens' ex-girlfriend lives in Twinsburg

TWINSBURG -- The ex-girlfriend of accused Facebook murderer Steven Stephens lists a Ridge Meadow Court address as her home, according to Twinsburg police, and Stephens may have been at the home recently.

By Andrew Schunk Twinsburg Bulletin Editor
Arrest made after gun fired in Stow neighborhood
Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Arrest made after gun fired in Stow neighborhood

Stow police say a man who allegedly fired a gun at an Akron man in the area of Lorwood and Echo Valley drives in early April was arrested at a Tallmadge residence April 7. Stow Police Chief Jeff Film told the Stow Sentry April 10 that the U.S.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
New contract for district's teachers
Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

New contract for district's teachers

STOW -- A 2 percent annual salary increase will go into effective July 1 for the Stow-Munroe Falls district's certificated teachers and staff members following the ratification of a new contract.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow-based group home provider closing; 200 lose jobs

Stow -- A local non-profit operator of group homes for developmentally disabled people is closing, with nearly 200 employees losing their jobs. In a March 31 letter to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Dale Ruther, board president of Evant Inc.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Israel trip brings 'Bible to life' for Stow woman WITH VIDEO
Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Israel trip brings 'Bible to life' for Stow woman WITH VIDEO

For Mari Fox, a moment in Israel stands out, one when she walked through a simple opening in rock and beheld a raised rock shelf where a body once temporarily lay long ago. "We were able to go into [Christ's] tomb," said the Stow resident. "It was just a feeling of awe and wonderment.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Insurance department hosts Medicare talk at Twinsburg Senior Center

COLUMBUS -- Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment announces a free "Welcome to Medicare" presentation at the Twinsburg Senior Center to help soon-to-be Medicare recipients learn about coverage options. The event is scheduled for April 27 at 2 and 6 p.m.

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Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga River to serve as course for whitewater kayak race April 22

Whitewater kayakers will again flood into downtown Cuyahoga Falls to compete in the 2nd Annual Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Race April 22 at 1 p.m.

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Humane Society gets newvehicle, adoptions go mobile
Apr 13, 2017 6:45 PM

Humane Society gets newvehicle, adoptions go mobile

TWINSBURG -- Potential adopters will soon have a new option to adopt an animal instead of visiting the Twinsburg shelter. The Humane Society of Summit County took ownership March 21 of a donated vehicle to serve as a mobile adoption center.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Apr 11, 2017 12:45 PM

Boxer Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini to appear at charity event in Stow

Boxer Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini will appear at charity event in Stow Wednesday Boxer Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini will appear at a program entitled Stories From The Corner on April 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.