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Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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.

Macedonia medic reflects on trip to Rio for Olympic Games
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Northfield Center fire station vandalized with urine

Northfield Center -- The Northfield Center Fire Substation closed at 11 a.m. Sept. 19 due to biohazards and vandalism, according to Macedonia Fire Chief Tim Black. He said Macedonia firefighters found urine in and on turnout gear, on the mattresses and floor in the fire station.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Sep 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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
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Sep 23, 2016 2:02 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
Bernie Sanders brings message of change to Kent State
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
Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM

First Responders Appreciation Day in Cuyahoga Falls is Sept. 24

Cuyahoga Falls -- The city will host the fourth annual First Responders Appreciation Day, an all-day celebration of the men and women who are first to respond to emergencies and disasters, on Sept. 24 at Falls River Square.

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Goodwill Employee of Distinction luncheon recognizes honorees
Sep 20, 2016 11:28 AM

Goodwill Employee of Distinction luncheon recognizes honorees

Akron, OH— Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties yesterday recognized 60 outstanding employees in our community at its 15th Annual Employee of Distinction Awards Luncheon.

Sep 20, 2016 11:10 AM

Allstate Foundation Awards $30,000 Grant to Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio

Akron, OH– The Allstate Foundation has awarded Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio (JA) a $30,000 grant to provide financial literacy education to approximately 1,000 students throughout the region during the 2016-2017 school year.

Sep 19, 2016 2:23 PM

25-50 Volunteers Expected for National Public Lands Day Event in Franklin Township

Franklin Township, OH – On Saturday, Sept.

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Sep 16, 2016 12:10 PM

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September and Receive 10 Free Trees

Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program.

Sep 15, 2016 2:01 AM

Carrousel of Crafts at Wadsworth High School Nov. 13

Wadsworth – The 42nd Annual Carrousel of Crafts is scheduled for Nov. 13, 2016 at Wadsworth High School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sep 15, 2016 1:59 AM

Akron Gaelic sports club to hurling tournament with teams from around country

Surrounded by a full day of Celtic vendors, food, and fun, the Akron Celtic Guards will be hosting their annual Al O’Leary Hurling Tournament on Oct. 1 at the Bath Community Activity Center, 1615 N. Cleveland Massillon Road in Akron.

10 things to know about early voting, absentee ballots, voter registration
Sep 14, 2016 12:01 AM

10 things to know about early voting, absentee ballots, voter registration

Here are 10 things you should know about early voting and absentee ballots and voter registrations as we get closer to Election Day on Nov. 8.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 13, 2016 9:17 AM

Ohio Attorney General DeWine rejects petition from group seeking to criminalize abortion

Elections officials confirmed 842 signatures, short of the 1,000 required.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 12, 2016 10:09 AM

Community awareness: heroin and opioid epidemic discussion Sept. 24, Oct. 22

Community discussions will be held on Saturday, September 24, 10am-noon at the Rosser Municipal Building, 11617 Garfield Road in Hiram and on Saturday, October 22, 10am-noon at the Shalersville Town Hall, 9090 St. Rt. 44 in Shalersville.

Sep 8, 2016 6:25 PM

Designer Showhouse 2016 preview gala event Sept. 16

Join the Junior League of Akron for their Designer ShowHouse 2016 Preview Gala, as they unveil the remarkable work of 15 area designers.

Sep 7, 2016 10:12 AM

New Hampshire student raises funds for brain injury association

Vienna, Virginia – The Brain Injury Association of America is pleased to announce a partnership with 17 year old Brooke Mills of Concord, New Hampshire.

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County Fiscal Officer Scalise nationally recognized by American Institute of CPAs
Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM

County Fiscal Officer Scalise nationally recognized by American Institute of CPAs

Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has been recognized by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) with the 2016 Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award at the local level. The award was presented Aug.

Sep 6, 2016 12:28 PM

Tickets on sale now for Polsky Humanitarian Award event honoring the Oelschlagers

Akron, OH – Tickets are now available for Akron Community Foundation’s 2016 Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award dinner honoring investment veteran and multiple sclerosis advocate Jim Oelschlager and his wife, Vanita.