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Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Tragic story of Columbus' first homicide victim of the year

COLUMBUS -- I don't know a whole lot about Tarak Andrew Underiner. Reading the incident report posted by the Columbus Police Department a few day back, I know he was 20 years old and probably an Ohio State University student. And around 12:30 a.m. on Jan.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Real Estate Listings

Munroe Falls Juanita Deptowicz, to Kyle A Syx, 78 Harry Ave, $160,000 Stow Rose A Baker, to Henry E Roberts, 2034 Bryn Mawr Dr, $213,900 Wagner Suegene A Trust, to Phadendra And Hem L Pokhrel, 3971 Cardinal Cir, $190,000 Rebecca Wright, to Bonnie E Zupkow, 2907

Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive

AKRON -- Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro was sworn in to office Jan. 5, becoming the first female executive in the county's rich history.

By April Helms Reporter
Discovering the National Park's Virginia Kendall Hills
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Discovering the National Park's Virginia Kendall Hills

When snow finally comes this winter, you won't want to miss your chance to get outside to play and enjoy the natural wonder of winter with your kids. Consider taking them sledding at the Virginia Kendall Hills in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

By Jennie Vaserhelyi
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Common Pleas Court judges to serve as Administrative, Presiding judges
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Common Pleas Court judges to serve as Administrative, Presiding judges

The Summit County Court of Common Pleas General Division judges nominated and approved Judge Amy Corrigall Jones to serve as Administrative Judge in 2017.

Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Grab some popcorn and get ready for more political drama in 2018

COLUMBUS -- The next six months are going to be fascinating, for so many reasons: Tight Budget: Gov. John Kasich and his administration have been warning for months that spending over the next two fiscal years is going to be tight.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Cuyahoga Valley National Park to open new Visitors Center in 2019
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Valley National Park to open new Visitors Center in 2019

Peninsula Out-of-town visitors now make up about 20 percent of Cuyahoga Valley National Park users, and more Northeast Ohioans are discovering the national park in their own backyard.

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Real Estate Listings

Stow Sorboro Kari Living Trust, to Tyler G And Stephanie L Nelson, 3251 Chase Cir, W, $399,500 Ly Kim, to Sreng Kim-chhay And Buntha Chhay, 2221 Crockett Cir, $260,000 Rubin Mary A Trust, to Kevin M And Natalie A Masa, 3109 Crown Pointe Dr, $250,000 Joyce And Calvin St

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

OVI Report

The following are convictions handed down in Stow Municipal Court related to charges of operating an automobile while under the influence of alcohol. KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS: BAC-Blood Alcohol Content; DIP-Driver Intervention Program; EMHA-Elect.

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

E-Filing in the court's Criminal Division now mandated

Beginning Jan. 3, the Summit County Clerk of Courts office will implement mandatory electronic filing of court documents for cases in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas Criminal Division, Clerk Sandra Kurt announced in a news release.

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Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Real estate company hits $1 million milestone in donations

Total donations made by associates of the Clevelandbased brokerage RE/MAX Crossroads Properties recently surpassed $1 million in support of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals°, according to a press release from RE/MAX.

Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Does the Heartbeat Bill still have a heartbeat moving forward?

COLUMBUS -- Random questions that come to mind, following the enactment of a 20-week abortion ban and the line-item veto of the Heartbeat Bill amendment, which would have prohibited the procedure about six weeks after conception: Was this all a setup from the start?

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Hold That Thought: Give yourself a break from some of the self-imposed holiday stress

Editor's note: This column was written last holiday season, but it's being reprinted this year. Remember when you were a kid, and Christmas was a "break?

By Scott Shriner Executive Editor
What was your favorite holiday present when you were a child?
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

What was your favorite holiday present when you were a child?

An entire doll house full of furniture.

Jennie Elliot, Intervention Specialist
Summit County child support enforcement agency honored
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit County child support enforcement agency honored

Summit County Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) was recently honored by Ohio's Office of Child Support for outstanding performance, according to a release from Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh's office.

Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Smoke Signals: Remembering avorite Christmas presents, and gift of prayer for my beloved Aunt Sue

Each year as I struggle to come up with a Christmas column, I think back on past holidays, searching for some tidbit to share with the readers. And each year I hope that the column is not too boring self-righteous or gooey sweet for the readers.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Donations needed for Summit Children Services Holiday Toy Room

Summit County Children Services is still in need of donations for its annual Holiday Toy Room program. The Holiday Toy Room is a place where foster parents, kinship caregivers and client families 'shop' for toys and gifts to give to their children.

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Kasich vetoes Heartbeat Bill, signs another

COLUMBUS -- Gov. John Kasich signed one abortion-restricting bill Dec. 13 but used his line-item veto on another, drawing praise and criticism from both sides of the debate. Kasich OK'd SB 127, which would ban abortions about 20 weeks after conception, when an unborn child could feel pain.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
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'State of County's Health' addressed
Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

'State of County's Health' addressed

Summit County Public Health and the Alcohol Drug and Mental Health Services Board joined forces for the 2nd Annual State of the County's Health presentation Dec. 1, with about 200 community stakeholders in attendance.

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Another session ends without more committee broadcasts

COLUMBUS -- State Reps. Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) and Dan Ramos (D-Lorain) live on different sides of the political aisle.