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Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Tech recyclables go up in smoke at Twinsburg Township business

Three semi trailers destroyed in fire that is reported from as far away as Geauga County.

By Gina Mace | Reporter
Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Sagamore Hills man killed in head-on collision

Brecksville -- A Sagamore Hills man is dead after a head-on collision Sept. 21 in Brecksville. James Skoda, 64, was traveling west on Route 82 just before 9 a.m.

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Village seeking members for rec board; Coventry Drive to be paved
Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Village seeking members for rec board; Coventry Drive to be paved

Northfield Village -- Mayor Jesse Nehez is looking for three people to join the Northfield Village Recreation Board. There are currently two members on the five-member board, former Councilors Bea Greenlee and Linda Bowen. Councilor Renell Noack serves as Council's liason to the board.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

City Council rejects rezoning proposal unanimously

Macedonia -- City Council members said they heard residents loud and clear regarding a proposed zoning change for a two-acre property that would have allowed the Macedonia Marketplace on Route 82 by Route 8 to expand.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
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Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Northfield Village seniors must sign up for winter snowplow service

Northfield Village seniors who want to use the village's senior snowplowing service must fill out a new application by Oct. 28. Applications can be filled out at the village service department, 199 Ledge Road, or can be downloaded from the village website, www.northfieldvillage-oh.

Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Firefighters still displaced from vandalism of station

Northfield Center -- Macedonia Fire Chief Tim Black says city firefighters will likely be operating out of the fire station in Northfield Center some time this week when cleanup following a vandalism incident is completed. The Northfield Center Fire Substation closed at 11 a.m. Sept.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Group seeks to help opiate addicts and loved ones at upcoming seminar in Macedonia

Macedonia -- With news of the increasing number of overdoses and deaths due to opiate drugs, one group is hoping a seminar will raise awareness and help educate residents on signs of heroin and opiate abuse.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Sagamore Hills man pleads guilty to shooting into neighbor's home

Sagamore Hills -- Anthony Wolfarth, 33, of Sagamore Hills, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge related to shooting a gun into his upstairs neighbor's apartment in April.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Northfield Village leaf pickup to begin Oct. 31

Northfield Village leaf pick-up will be Oct. 31 to Nov. 30 this year. Leaves should be placed in long windrows on tree lawns or street side, not in tall piles, and at least 10 feet from obstacles such as fire hydrants, utility poles and mailboxes.

Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit County household hazardous waste recycling center closing for season

The ReWorks Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center, 1201 Graham Road in Stow, will close for the 2016 season on Sept. 29. Normal hours of operation, from 2 to 7 p.m., will apply. Eligibility is restricted to Summit County residents.

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Street sweeper rolls over in Northfield Village, breaks telephone pole
Sep 27, 2016 11:50 AM

Street sweeper rolls over in Northfield Village, breaks telephone pole

A 44-year-old North Canton man driving a street sweeper told police he believes he suffered a seizure around 10:15 p.m.

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center marks 45 years with Oct. 1 open house
Sep 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center marks 45 years with Oct. 1 open house

Brecksville -- The Cuyahoga Valley Career Center will have something for nearly everybody in the community when it marks its 45th anniversary year with an Oct. 1 open house. It's a tradition the career center has been carrying on since 2001.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
Seven-year-old boy dies after Route 8 crash
Sep 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Seven-year-old boy dies after Route 8 crash

Northfield Center -- A 7-year-old Kent boy died Sept. 24 after the car he was a back-seat passenger in was involved in a four-car accident on Route 8. Kahlil Pulliam was pronounced dead at 2:47 p.m.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Bernie Sanders brings message of change to Kent State

Bernie Sanders challenged students at Kent State University to speak up for change and vote in the upcoming election during a rally on campus Sept. 17."This election will impact your lives, and the lives of your children, and the lives of your grandchildren.

By Matthew Merchant Record-courier Staff Writer
Macedonia finance director says layoffs could be needed for roads if tax increase fails again
Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Macedonia finance director says layoffs could be needed for roads if tax increase fails again

Macedonia -- During a town hall style meeting Sept. 15, officials said the city may have to lay off workers if it needs money to fix roads. The meeting was held to help residents understand a proposed 0.25 percent income tax increase on the Nov.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
(Video) Macedonia medic reflects on trip to Rio for Olympic Games
Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM

(Video) Macedonia medic reflects on trip to Rio for Olympic Games

Macedonia -- Macedonia Firefighter Matt Harman took the trip of a lifetime in August when he traveled to Rio de Janeiro to volunteer as a medic for the Summer Olympics.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit County executive candidates debate Oct. 19

Candidates for executive to debateThe candidates for Summit County executive -- Republican Bill Roemer and Democrat Ilene Shapiro -- have agreed to a debate presented by the Akron Press Club on Oct. 19.Doors will open at 11 a.m., and the debate will begin at 11:55 a.m.

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Missing Brunswick teen found safe in Northfield Village

A teenage girl, allegedly abducted by her father Monday night, was found safe in Northfield Village Tuesday afternoon.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
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Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Road repair plans put in place if Macedonia income tax issue should pass

Macedonia -- One hour prior to the town hall meeting Sept. 15, Council's Streets and Highways Committee, chaired by Council President Nick Molnar, met to discuss a plan to repair roads if a proposed 0.25 percent income tax increase should be approved by voters Nov. 8.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
(Video) Northfield Village boosts fire department rolls, commends firefighters
Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM

(Video) Northfield Village boosts fire department rolls, commends firefighters

Northfield Village -- Northfield Village hired six new part-time, and one full-time firefighter Sept. 14 after the department four lost firefighters to other communities in the last month.

By Briana Barker | Reporter