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Cuyahoga Falls to open up Front St.
Apr 6, 2017 6:49 PM

Cuyahoga Falls to open up Front St.

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- City Council on March 27 approved hiring a contractor to open up Front Street to vehicular traffic, something the city has not seen in 40 years. The vote was 10-0 with one Councilmember, Vic Pallotta (R-3), excused from voting. Contractor H.R.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Kasich wants to counter opiate epidemic in Ohio
Apr 4, 2017 11:37 PM

Kasich wants to counter opiate epidemic in Ohio

SANDUSKY -- Gov. John Kasich has directed a state panel to pump up to $20 million into efforts counter the state's ongoing opiate epidemic.

By Marc Kovac, Capital Bureau Chief
Apr 3, 2017 3:42 PM

Stow Police looking for Tallmadge man in alleged attempted shooting 1

Stow Police are looking for a Tallmadge man who allegedly fired a gun at an Akron man in the area of Lorwood and Echo Valley drives on Sunday afternoon. No injures were reported in the incident.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls budget shows 'finances are limited' to basic services

MUNROE FALLS -- The city now has a budget for the year, but not the one city officials say they would have liked. City Council at its March 21 meeting approved 6-0 an approximately $4.4-million permanent budget appropriations resolution for the year 2017. Councilor John Hegnauer was absent.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
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Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Regional dispatching consolidation effort receives boost from state

The state is providing some financial help to an effort at consolidating police, fire and EMS dispatching in the area.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Spring swing
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Spring swing

Taking advantage of a sunny day during spring break, Jack Vojtko, a fifth-grader at Lakeview Intermediate School, spent some time on his golf game at Fox Den Golf Course in Stow on March 29.

Munroe Falls quick response team to take on addictions
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Munroe Falls quick response team to take on addictions

MUNROE FALLS -- City safety forces are taking another step in battling drugs that have caused so many problems in so many communities.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Council's budget approval comes with amendments

STOW -- City Council has approved the city's 2017 permanent budget appropriations, but not before removing around $1.5 million in proposed "placeholder" spending in connection with a possible loan that the city may take out to do stormwater projects.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow's Commission on Disabilities wants to change its name

STOW -- The city may soon no longer have a Commission on Disabilities, but this does not mean that there will no longer be a body devoted to those with special needs. The commission voted 6-0, with one absence, on March 28 to change its name to the Commission on Inclusion.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Stow man indicted on theft, forgery charges
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow man indicted on theft, forgery charges

HUDSON -- A 31-year-old Hudson business owner has been indicted by a Summit County Grand Jury on two counts each of felony forgery and theft charges. According to court records, Sean F. Hardy, of Stow, and president of Hardy Ealy & Associates, was indicted March 28.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
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World War II veteran shares his experiences in the Pacific
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

World War II veteran shares his experiences in the Pacific

Some World War II veterans will willingly talk about their service, but for many years, William Kohler was not among them.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Muni Court clerk finds budget 'highly unusual'

STOW -- City Council President Mike Rasor said he believes that an amendment to cut the Stow Municipal Court clerk of court's nearly $1.3-million operating budget is justified. Council unanimously approved the amendment just before unanimously approving the budget March 23.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Shearer named Record-Courier editor, general manager
Mar 30, 2017 7:09 PM

Shearer named Record-Courier editor, general manager

Michael Shearer has been named editor of the Record-Courier and Regional Editor of GateHouse Media, Northeast Ohio. In that capacity he will direct the print and digital news operations of eight daily newspapers and numerous weekly newspapers, including the Stow Sentry.

By Matthew Merchant Staff Writer
Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow found
Mar 30, 2017 5:25 PM

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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Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow found
Mar 30, 2017 2:16 PM

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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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.

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.