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Mar 27, 2017 5:38 PM

Summit County, Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, Tallmadge and Mogadore receive $500,000 dispatch grant

The Ohio Development Service Agency has awarded Summit County, Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, Tallmadge and Mogadore a $500,000 grant for costs related to the purchase of a computer aided dispatch system, according to a press release issued by Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro's office today.

Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow found
Mar 27, 2017 10:24 AM

Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow found

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said it has recovered a military Humvee stolen last week from the Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow. The patrol said in a March 25 release that at the time of the theft there were no witnesses or information available.

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Stow Court operating in the black, for now
Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Court operating in the black, for now

The Stow Municipal Court is a rarity in the state in that it does not pass along operating costs to the city it calls home. For now anyway.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Stow at work on stormwater projects
Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow at work on stormwater projects

STOW -- With city property owners paying a higher stormwater fee this year, the city is planning to more than double what it spends this year on projects.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Holy Land 'brings a vibrant color to the scriptures'
Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Holy Land 'brings a vibrant color to the scriptures'

As soon as he arrived in Israel in January, the Rev. Dan Page was reminded that this was not just a land in the Bible, but sadly one of the world today.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow
Mar 23, 2017 5:22 PM

Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow

STOW -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the theft of a military Humvee from the Ohio National Guard Armory at 4630 Allen Road in Stow. The Patrol responded to the Armory at 3:30 p.m.

Community gathering place coming to city?
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Community gathering place coming to city?

STOW -- What would residents want in a community gathering place? And how can the community move ahead with its creation?

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
State's delay in education plan renews optimism
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

State's delay in education plan renews optimism

The decision by the Ohio Department of Education to delay submitting the state's education plan to federal regulators is raising local educators' hopes that their voices may be heard.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Two choices on future of Stow primary possible
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Two choices on future of Stow primary possible 1

STOW -- Voters may be asked to decide on a change to the city's charter regarding primary elections, but what that change might be is unclear.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls seeking nearly $400,000 for student safety

MUNROE FALLS -- The city has a plan to increase the safety of children walking or riding their bikes to school and is now seeking nearly $400,000 to implement it.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

What's ahead for Ohio's education plan

According to the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Schools Superintendent Paolo DeMaria is convening a Superintendent's Advisory Committee on Assessments to focus on the full range of testing issues -- including state-required tests, as well as district-level tests.

St. Pets Day lifts up support for police K-9
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

St. Pets Day lifts up support for police K-9

The Celtic Club sponsored its annual St. Pets Day fund-raiser to benefit the Stow Police K-9 program at Stow-Munroe Falls High School March 4. The event included students taking part in a weight lifting competition, entertainment and food.

Timing of primary election remains issue for Council
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Timing of primary election remains issue for Council

STOW -- Legislation that would change the timing of the city's future primary elections is still being deliberated by City Council.

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Meijer store still expected in Stow
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Meijer store still expected in Stow

STOW -- The possibility that a Meijer department and grocery store could be built in Brimfield has apparently not impacted a planned Meijer store at the Stow-Kent Shopping Center off Route 59.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Celtic Club hosts St. Pets Day
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Celtic Club hosts St. Pets Day

The Celtic Club sponsored its annual St. Pets Day fundraiser to benefit the Stow Police K-9 program at Stow-Munroe Falls High School March 4. The event included students taking part in a weight lifting competition, entertainment and food.

Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow woman charged in man's overdose death

A Stow woman is facing felony charges in connection with the August 2016 drug overdose death of a Stow man at her home. According to Stow Municipal Court records, Elm Way resident Caitlin Y.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Columbiana man charged with robbery

STOW -- A Columbiana man has been charged with robbery after he allegedly struck and injured a Kohl's store employee with a cell phone while allegedly shoplifting merchandise from the store on March 2. According to Stow Municipal Court records, 39-year-old Brandon A.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Helping Our Neighbors comes to the aid of Stow business owner
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Helping Our Neighbors comes to the aid of Stow business owner

STOW -- Because of the heroic efforts of a neighbor, Jammie Efford survived a devastating fire at her former Twinsburg apartment in February. Now, thanks to the selfless efforts of one Stow community group, Efford is getting a monetary boost to "help her get back on her feet.

By April Helms Reporter
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Stow man one of first Army divers during World War II
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow man one of first Army divers during World War II

During World war II, Bob Hale joined a branch of the military that allowed him to satisfy his enjoyment of being on the water: the Army. "The Army didn't have any divers and some general decided the Army should have divers," said Hale. "I loved being around the water so I volunteered.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Council president conducting entertainment district survey

Stow City Council President Mike Rasor is asking city residents for feedback on whether they would like to see an entertainment district in Stow.