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Passing the torch
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Passing the torch

Police departments around the region took part in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run benefitting the Special Olympics on June 21. Stow representatives received the torch from Hudson at the Route 91 and Norton Road intersection, then ran down Route 91 to Adell Durbin Park.

Graham Road residential rezoning public hearing scheduled for July
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Graham Road residential rezoning public hearing scheduled for July

STOW -- Residents will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed rezoning of four residential Graham Road properties.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls Council to discuss charter commission proposals

MUNROE FALLS -- The city's charter review commission has done its job and now it is up to City Council. Council gave first reading on June 20 to ordinances related to four recommendations for amendments to the city's charter that the commission made in early June.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Hope Homes in Stow focusing on housing

While Hope Homes in Stow has ceased providing operational services, its executive director stresses that it will continue its business presence at its Call Road site, focusing on providing the physical homes and facilities for those with developmental disabilities.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
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Stow man promoting'disc dogging' worldwide
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow man promoting'disc dogging' worldwide

Throwing a flying plastic disc to a dog is not just a back yard pastime for Mark Vitullo; it is a passion that he wants to share. Five years ago, the Stow resident helped organize area competitive "disc doggers" into the Ohio Disc Dog Club and began hosting events.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Police news

-- Munroe Falls -- Request for officer Sleeping driver reported: Police responded to North Main Street's 400 block at a little before 4 a.m. June 18 after receiving a report of a vehicle stopped at a stop sign with the driver apparently asleep at the wheel.

Finances force Hattie Larlham to close cafe, Food Hub in Akron
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Finances force Hattie Larlham to close cafe, Food Hub in Akron

TWINSBURG TOWNSHIP -- Financial difficulties have led Hattie Larlham to shutter its last caf in Canal Place in Akron at the end of July, as well as its Food Hub in Akron at the end of August. In addition, Hattie Larlham CEO Dr.

By April Helms Reporter
A safe start to summer
Jun 24, 2017 12:00 AM

A safe start to summer

The Stow Youth Service division of the Stow Police Department sponsored its annual Safety Town June 12 to June 23. Numerous area children learned about fire safety, the importance of wearing seat belts, pedestrian, bike, bus and playground safety and stranger awareness.

Sound walls part of Route 8 project
Jun 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Sound walls part of Route 8 project

STOW -- A nearly $50-million reconstruction project along Route 8 over the next few years is expected to include relief for residents tired of noise. Brent Kovacs, a spokesman for the Ohio Department of Transportation's District 4 office in Akron, said the 5.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Stow teen indicted on attempted murder
Jun 22, 2017 5:24 PM

Stow teen indicted on attempted murder

A second Summit County teen has been arrested in connection with a home invasion that took place in Ravenna earlier this year. Alexander N.

By Diane Smith Reporter
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Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery
Jun 22, 2017 5:24 PM

Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery

STOW -- A Hibbard Drive man has been charged in connection with the alleged robbery of a pizza delivery driver at the man's home June 18. According to Stow Municipal Court records, 45-year-old Matthew R. Guzik was arraigned on a first-degree felony aggravated robbery charge June 19.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy in November
Jun 22, 2017 5:24 PM

County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy in November

Summit County will ask voters to approve a six-year renewal of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board's 4.5 mill levy on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

From Staff Reports
Finances force Hattie Larlham to close cafe, Food Hub in Akron
Jun 22, 2017 5:24 PM

Finances force Hattie Larlham to close cafe, Food Hub in Akron

TWINSBURG TOWNSHIP -- Financial difficulties are forcing Hattie Larlham to shutter its last caf in Canal Place in Akron at the end of July, as well as its Food Hub in Akron at the end of August. In addition, Hattie Larlham CEO Dr.

By April Helms Reporter
County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy
Jun 20, 2017 11:22 PM

County hoping to renew developmental disabilities board levy

Summit County will ask voters to approve a six-year renewal of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board's 4.5 mill levy on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

From Staff Reports
Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery
Jun 19, 2017 2:37 PM

Man charged in alleged pizza delivery robbery

STOW -- A Hibbard Drive man has been charged in connection with the alleged robbery of a pizza delivery driver at the man's home June 18. According to Stow Municipal Court records, 45-year-old Matthew R. Guzik was arraigned on a first-degree felony aggravated robbery charge June 19.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
The 'fun' in fundraising
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

The 'fun' in fundraising

The weather cooperated with two events last weekend in the communities. Above, Michael Nicholson and Grace Hanson, both of Stow, walk around the track with water guns during Relay For Life at Stow-Glen Retirement Village on June 10. Adam St.

Former Stow-Munroe Falls school administrator remembered
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Former Stow-Munroe Falls school administrator remembered

A cheerleader, a friend, a true advocate. Those are just some of the words used to describe Roberta John, retired director of special services for the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools. Roberta R., 64, and her husband, Rogell E.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
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Project could bring $700,000 in tax revenue
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Project could bring $700,000 in tax revenue

STOW -- A senior residential development planned on Allen Road could be a financial boon, especially for the school district.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Cities, county agree in 'good faith' to cooperate on dispatching

STOW -- After studying the issue for over two years, a regional dispatch center may be getting closer to being formed.

By Marsha Mckenna And Jeff Saunders Senior Editor And Reporter