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Sep 23, 2016 4:32 PM

Court: Ohio violated federal election law by purging voters

Columbus -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled Sept. 23 that the state violated federal election law with its method for removing people from the voter rolls, remanding the case for further consideration.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 22, 2016 3:07 PM

Communities discuss forming regional dispatch center

Stow -- Creating a regional safety dispatch center may become a reality by mid-2017, if things go as officials from Stow, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls hope.The possibility of merging dispatch operations was the focus of more than 40 officials from the three cities as they met Sept.

By Marsha Mckenna | Senior Editor
Sep 22, 2016 3:07 PM

Health department building selected for proposed regional dispatch center

Stow -- Location, location, location.As administrations from Stow, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls discuss creating a regional safety dispatch center, a location has been designated if the plan comes to fruition.

By Marsha Mckenna | Senior Editor
Sep 22, 2016 3:05 PM

Amateur Radio License class is Oct. 2

The Cuyahoga Falls Amateur Radio Club announces it is offering an entry level (Technician) Ham Radio license class at the Summit County Public Library, downtown Akron branch, starting Oct. 2. These classes will take place each Sunday in October from 1:15 to 4:45 p.m.

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Sep 21, 2016 2:29 PM

First Pug Fest coming to Akron

One of A Kind Pet Rescue is hosting Akron’s First Annual Pug Fest on Oct. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. at One of A Kind Pet Rescue, 1929 West Market St. in Akron.

Sep 21, 2016 2:29 PM

Dog rescue plans Bark Boo-nanza in Aurora

Freedom Greyhound Rescue and Aurora Parks and Recreation Department are presenting Bark Boo-Nanza and with Aurora’s Fall Family Fun Fest on Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sunny Lake Park, 885 Mennonite Road in Aurora.

Sep 21, 2016 2:26 PM

Vets and Jets breakfast planned at Military Aviation Preservation Society

MAPS (Military Aviation Preservation Society) Air Museum will have a Vets and Jets Fall Pancake Breakfast on Sept. 25 at the museum located on the west side of the Akron Canton Airport at 2260 International Parkway just off Route 241 in the city of Green.

Sep 20, 2016 3:47 PM

No credit card skimmers reported found in Summit County

Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE announces that no illegal credit card skimming devices were found in Summit County during a recent statewide "Skimmer Sweep.

Sep 20, 2016 3:47 PM

More Ohio children entering foster care amid opioid epidemic

Ohio has some 14,000 children in agency custody -- a nearly 13 percent increase since the end of 2012. A recent survey by the Public Children Services Association of Ohio found at least half of children taken into custody last year had parents using drugs that were mostly opiates,

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Sep 20, 2016 3:47 PM

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It's planning season! Time to forecast next year, and build the marketing plan that will deliver the goods. If you're building your plan and the digital portion is underfunded, consider restricting your approach.

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Sep 19, 2016 1:41 PM

Pain care lobby gave $3.5 million in Ohio as opioid deaths climbed

Pharmaceutical companies and allied groups belonging to the Pain Care Forum lobbying collective gave nearly $2.5 million to federal candidates from Ohio from 2006 through 2015, according to data analyzed by The Associated Press and the Center for Public Integrity.

By Julie Carr Smyth Ap Statehouse Correspondent
Sep 19, 2016 1:41 PM

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted puts out call for poll workers on Election Day

Columbus -- Wanted: 35,000-plus registered Ohio voters willing to work more than 12 hours in one day, for about 100 bucks, helping to bolster our democracy in the process.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 15, 2016 12:47 PM

Summit County executive candidates debate Oct. 19

The 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 15, 2016 12:42 PM

Cover2 Resources opioid abuse education kick-off event Oct. 15

Hudson -- Cleveland-area business owner Greg McNeil has launched Cover2 Resources, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization to help fight the opioid epidemic which is gripping Northeast Ohio. The Cover2 Resources team is hosting their official Kick-Off event on Oct. 156 at The Overlook Grill in Kent.

Sep 15, 2016 12:42 PM

State reps to discuss bipartisan accomplishments

State Representatives Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) and Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) will be hosting a forum focused on a variety of bipartisan accomplishments in the Ohio House of Representatives during the 131st General Assembly.The forum will be Sept. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Sep 15, 2016 12:42 PM

Seminar on heroin epidemic will be Sept. 29 at Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium

Christ Community Chapel and Parents Of Prodigals of Hudson will present "Don't be blind-sided by heroin," a seminar on the heroin epidemic in Summit County, Sept. 29 at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium, 2345 Fourth St., in the Middle Conference Room. Registration is at 6:30 p.m.

Summit County Engineer seeks comments on Boston Mills Road project
Sep 14, 2016 4:24 PM

Summit County Engineer seeks comments on Boston Mills Road project

The Summit County Engineer’s Office is taking public comments on a proposed road improvement project for Boston Mills Road through Sept. 30. Current plans call for the road to be closed for 45 days.

Sep 9, 2016 12:26 PM

37th annual Cuyahoga Falls Oktoberfest is Sept. 16, 17 & 18

Cuyahoga Falls -- The city's oldest festival returns for another offering of German food, drinks, music and games, as well as several new activities.The 37th annual Cuyahoga Falls Oktoberfest will take place Sept.

By Phil Keren | Editor
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Sep 9, 2016 12:26 PM

New address confidentiality law helps protect domestic violence victims

Secretary of State Jon Husted announced the launch of the Safe at Home initiative during a press conference in Cleveland Sept. 8 at the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center of Cleveland.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 9, 2016 12:26 PM

LWV host Summit County Candidates Forum Oct. 6

Akron - The Leagues of Women Voters of the Akron Area, Hudson, and Tallmadge will jointly present a Candidates Forum for Summit County residents Oct. 6 form 6 to 9 p.m. at Cuyahoga Falls High School, 2300 4th St., Cuyahoga Falls.