The below work has been postponed until next weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.
AKRON, Ohio – Montrella S. Jackson was recently appointed by County Executive Ilene Shapiro as the newest member of the Summit County Children Services Board of Trustees. Her term will expire in 2020.
Brecksville, Ohio –Five park program leaders received awards from the National Park Service (NPS) for their achievements in Relevance in Education; and Relevance in Public Engagement and Resource Stewardship. The awards recognize staff members from among the country’s 417 national parks.
The death of a 20-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man whose body was found under a train at the Broad Boulevard railroad tracks Friday is being investigated by the county coroner.
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At a public County Council meeting April 18, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro sponsored a resolution that was co-sponsored by County Council as a whole, declaring Summit County an "Inclusive and Autism Friendly Community.
Cuyahoga Falls -- A televangelist's restaurant has abruptly closed to the public after a court ordered them to pay $388,000 to a group of employees and found that members of his church were urged to volunteer at the buffet as unpaid workers.
By Phil Keren Cuyahoga Falls News-press Editor And Associated Press
Serenity Hospice is hosting its Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event during National Volunteer Week, April 23-29. This year's theme is "Volunteers Make the World a Brighter Place.
AKRON, Ohio – University of Akron (UA) President Matthew J. Wilson today announced that longtime UA benefactors Jim and Vanita Oelschlager have generously made an additional $5 million gift commitment to the University.
AKRON, Ohio – Petitti Garden Center in Tallmadge kicked off its annual fundraising campaign to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. Through July 31, Petitti customers at its 311 West Avenue location can make a donation in any amount at the register when completing a purchase.
Summit Metro Parks is willing to train individuals interested in working as lifeguards this summer and to pay the costs of the certification tests. The catch? Potential lifeguards must already know how to swim.
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Whitewater kayakers will again flood into downtown Cuyahoga Falls to compete in the 2nd Annual Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Race April 22 at 1 p.m.
AKRON -- Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh, along with local members of law enforcement, has announced her support of Marsy's Law for Ohio. Walsh joined a growing list of Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys April 5 in backing the crime victim bill of rights constitutional amendment.
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Summit County Probate Court is seeking gently used clothing for indigent wards of the Court in long-term care facilities. Probate Court will collect gently used, clean clothing from April 17 through May 19 during the Court hours.
COLUMBUS — Republicans in the Ohio House said Tuesday they’ll remove language in Gov. John Kasich’s executive budget proposal that would have shifted funding and programming for disabled children, following continued concerns from residents about the potential impact.
By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Akron, Ohio – Area locations of national retailers kicked off Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals promotions this month, each raising funds for Akron Children’s Hospital.
Akron, OH - The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank announced April 7 in recent reports its Harvest for Hunger campaign has raised 50 percent of its overall 2017 campaign goal of $1,250,500.
CAMBRIDGE, OH – Guernsey County, Ohio is home to three unique heritage trails that are sure to offer adventure and fun for the entire family. Discover the nation’s first highway (circa 1806), a Civil War raid by Confederates that zigzagged through Ohio, and the beloved 1950s television cowboy Hopalong Cassidy.
SILVER LAKE — Village Council members on April 3 determined more discussion is needed on a potential deer population control program after hearing a presentation from an Ohio Department of Natural Resources official and objections from several residents about using bow and arrow methods to thin the herd.
By Phil Keren Cuyahoga Falls News-press Editor
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CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH— Summit Educational Service Center’s (ESC) Director of Professional Development N’ecole Ast is currently assisting in the coordination of Coventry Local School District’s informative session on the opiate epidemic. The event is free and open to all community members and will take place on Tuesday, April 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Coventry High School.
CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH— Kids First/TOPS has been chosen to present on its Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Program at the 15th Annual Milestones Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference at the I-X Center in Cleveland on June 15-16.