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Rockstop Gas and Wash under construction
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Rockstop Gas and Wash under construction

Officials gathered June 23 to mark construction of the Rockstop Gas and Wash, a new Hard Rock branded and first of its kind, state-of-the-art gas service station and car wash. Construction began in May on the $3 million facility that is slated to open in mid-October.

Once Upon a Child set to open this week
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Once Upon a Child set to open this week

SAGAMORE HILLS -- Just in time for back-to-school shopping, parents will have a second-hand store in Sagamore Hills to purchase gently used items including clothing, toys and baby furniture at Once Upon A Child, which opens July 20.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Rockin' Frocks rocks another year

Northfield Center -- Rockin' Frocks celebrated another successful year helping 441 teens obtain gowns for prom this spring. Through the "Sponsor a Girl" program, 109 of these gowns were gifted to girls in need.

From Staff Reports
Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Daw is Summit Metro Parks' new HR chief

The park district's new chief of human resources and administration is back in the Metro Parks where he grew up. Alex Daw joined the leadership team of Summit Metro Parks last month.

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Plato's Closet open in Sagamore Square
Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Plato's Closet open in Sagamore Square

SAGAMORE HILLS -- Teens have a new local shop in town to find trendy clothes at a discount. Plato's Closet officially opened its doors June 29 for sales and purchases. Owner, Christina McCrossin, said the store targets ages 12 to 24 and sells casual clothing.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Builders Emporium gets new owners, boosts rental business
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Builders Emporium gets new owners, boosts rental business

MACEDONIA What area residents know as Builders Emporium Inc. has a new owner and they want people to know they are open for business. BEi Supply and Rental, as the firm is now known, has been in the community since 1970.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Plato's Closet opening in Sagamore Hills

Plato's Closet, a store that buys and sells gently used clothing for teens and 20-something boys and girls, is holding it's grand opening celebration June 29 beginning at 10 a.m. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony, giveaways and the first 25 customers will receive a goody bag.

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Great Clips offers free cuts for Locks of Love

Great Clips of Hudson, located in the Acme Plaza, is offering free haircuts to those wishing to donate to the Locks of Love program. Locks of Love accepts donations of hair 10 inches or longer and provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the U.S.

Rockstop Gas and Wash on course for October opening
Jun 26, 2017 4:08 PM

Rockstop Gas and Wash on course for October opening

Officials gathered June 23 to mark construction of the Rockstop Gas andWash, a new Hard Rock branded and first of its kind, state-of-the-art gas service station and car wash.

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Chamber forms group for home-based entrepreneurs

NORDONIA HILLS -- Are you in business for yourself and based at home? Whether you are a manufacturer, artist, consultant, independent retailer or other home-based entrepreneur, the Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to get in touch.

By Eric Marotta Editor
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Macedonia's Goddard School celebrates 10th anniversary
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Macedonia's Goddard School celebrates 10th anniversary

MACEDONIA -- If you are a sophomore in high school you might have been a member of the inaugural pre-school class from The Goddard School in Macedonia. The Goddard School is celebrating 10 years in its Alexandria Way location.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Rocksino's Birtha joins Komen board
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Rocksino's Birtha joins Komen board

Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio announced in a May 30 release that Mark A. Birtha, president of the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, will join the affiliate's board of directors. The board is looking forward to expanding its partnership with the Rocksino, the release stated.

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Junior League of Akron open house

The Junior League of Akron's spring open house is June 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Junior League of Akron's Headquarters, 929 W. Market St. Those interested in attending should RSVP to info@juniorleagueakron.org or call 330-836-4905. Part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.

May 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Vendors must reserve space at end-of-summer fest by June 9

The city of Stow will host its 11th annual Stow Summer Sunset Blast event Sept. 2 and 3 from 3 to 10 p.m. at Silver Springs Park, 5238 Young Road in Stow. There will be craft beer, musical entertainment, children's games and inflatables, food, fun, and most important -- fireworks on Sept. 2.

From Staff Reports
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Rocksino hosting job fair next week

Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, 10777 Northfield Road in Northfield Village, is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 30 to fill a variety of positions. Hiring managers from each department will be on hand to conduct candidate screenings and interviews.

Recognizing Duathlon support, Chamber business, star of 2017
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Recognizing Duathlon support, Chamber business, star of 2017

Thank you to all the runners, cyclists and volunteers who made Duathlon 2017 another great race! Event shirts were provided by Wild Bill Wagner, who also co-chairs this event. Chick-Fil-A Macedonia and Panera Bread provided after-race refreshments for racers and volunteers as well.

By Laura Sparano Nordonia Hills Chamber Ceo
Township veterinary practice changes hands
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Township veterinary practice changes hands

NORTHFIELD CENTER "It seems as though I was always meant for this place," said Dr. Kelly Kontur, DVM, of taking over the Summit Animal Hospital in Northfield Center. "The deed to this place was signed on my birth date," Kontur said. "Dr.

By Briana Barker Reporter
May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Annual Duathlon, Fitness Walk coming up on May 13

Attention Runners, Bikers, Walkers, and Volunteers The Nordonia Hills Duathlon & Community Fitness Walk is scheduled for May 13 at the Sagamore Hills Medical Center, Bldg. B. This race will be run rain or shine.

By Laura Spano Nordonia Hills Chamber Ceo
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Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiki Underground opens in Boston Heights

BOSTON HEIGHTS Tiki Underground, a new Tiki Bar and Restaurant is now open in Boston Heights. Located on Old Route 8 just south of Route 303, on the border of Boston Heights and Hudson, Tiki Underground unites Polynesian cocktails and food with traditional bar favorites.

Akron Zoo provides opportunities for teens to be 'Junior Interpreters'
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Zoo provides opportunities for teens to be 'Junior Interpreters'

The Akron Zoo is looking for teen volunteers that are interested in animals and conservation for their Junior Interpreter program for the 2017 season. The program runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day and the Junior Interpreters assist the zoo's Education Department with various activities.