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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron motorclist dies in Route 8 crash

Cuyahoga Falls Police and Summit County officials are investigating a motorcycle crash on southbound Route 8 south of Graham Road that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Akron man June 20. Falls Police and Fire officials responded to the crash at 4:16 p.m.

Hudson teachers to see 2 percent increase based on performance
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson teachers to see 2 percent increase based on performance

HUDSON -- The Board of Education and Hudson Education Association have agreed on a three-year contract, which will see a 2 percent base pay increase each year of the contract -- based on performance. The HEA voted to ratify the contact May 17, according to Dave Spohn, HEA president.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Technology updates for police sought in budget

HUDSON -- City Council June 6 met with the safety forces to prepare for the 2018 budget and learn what some of the needs of the police department will be next year and in the future.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Perusing at Hudson Festival Days
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Perusing at Hudson Festival Days

These area residents enjoyed their visit to Hudson Middle School during Hudson Festival Days recently. Above, Norma Lapierre looks at artwork during the Hudson Society of Artists' Clothesline Art Show. At right, Amanda Morris and Ashley Schmitt look at some items available at the garden shop.

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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit DD levy set for November ballot

Summit County will ask voters to approve a six-year renewal of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board's 4.5- mill levy on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

Hudson Council Legislative Lowdown
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Council Legislative Lowdown

City Council members Beth Bigham, President Hal DeSaussure, Dennis Hanink, Alex Kelemen, Casey Weinstein, Dan Williams and William Wooldredge approved the following legislation at the June 20, 2017, regular Council meeting: A resolution congratulating the Burton D.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Police Reports-June 25

Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies or the Hudson Police Department. It is not intended to be all inclusive.

City considers solar panels as power source
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

City considers solar panels as power source

HUDSON -- Hudson already has solar panels on city-owned property at Barlow Community Center, thanks to Leadership Hudson class of 2014, but could have a much larger solar presence in the future.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Hope Homes in Stow focusing on housing

While Hope Homes in Stow has ceased providing operational services, its executive director stresses that it will continue its business presence at its Call Road site, focusing on providing the physical homes and facilities for those with developmental disabilities.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Peg's Gallery exhibit features artists from Akron Art Prize 2016
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Peg's Gallery exhibit features artists from Akron Art Prize 2016

HUDSON -- A variety of art is on display at Peg's Gallery, 10 W. Streetsboro St., featuring the artists from Akron Art Prize 2016, which is sponsored by the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation. The art exhibit, Alternate Approaches, was curated by Courtney Cable and runs through Aug. 21.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
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In May the Board approved a new three year contractt for Sines which will run until 2020. However,
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

In May the Board approved a new three year contractt for Sines which will run until 2020. However,

HUDSON -- Kathryn Sines, the school district's treasurer and financial officer, has been with the district since 2012. And thanks to recent legislation supported unanimously by the Board, it looks like Sines will be around for at least the next three years.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Students pass Hudson EMS training
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Students pass Hudson EMS training

Hudson -- Thirteen students graduated from Hudson's emergency medical technician training class on May 9. They are now ready to take the emergency technician certification exam to become certified EMTs.

Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Marijuana legislation to come before council, planning commission

HUDSON -- Council members will propose legislation June 20 to prevent the cultivation, processing and sale of marijuana in Hudson.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson League for Service awards grants to benefit community

HUDSON -- The Hudson League for Service (HLFS) awarded more than $6,000 in community grants at its annual awards reception, held at Case-Barlow Farm in Hudson in May. In addition, HLFS presented Hudson High School senior Isabelle Mawby with a $1,000 scholarship.

Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

District shows expenditures down and revenues up

HUDSON -- The latest five-year forecast update showed that while state funding is still unsure, the local district can stay within its budget and be successful. By law, the forecast must be filed by the end of October each year and updated by the end of May.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Happy Trails party welcomes the new season
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Happy Trails party welcomes the new season

RAVENNA -- Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary is preparing to ring in summertime with a Summer Solstice kick off party June 21. Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes criminally abused, neglected and abandoned farm animals.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Children enjoyed craft-themed event at First Main
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Children enjoyed craft-themed event at First Main

HUDSON -- Children and parents attended the Fun at First & Main event June 7 in spite of threatening storm clouds.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Summer's here -- and so is Stow Pride Festival
Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Summer's here -- and so is Stow Pride Festival

It's like having summer fun all wrapped up in just under two weeks. Ice cream ... pancakes ... golf ... a race ... and last but not least -- A Fourth of July Parade. It's that time of year again for the kick-off of Stow Pride Festival 2017.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
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Visitors enjoy tour of homes, gardens during Festival Days
Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Visitors enjoy tour of homes, gardens during Festival Days

HUDSON -- Festival Days kicked off June 15 with overcast skies, but a strong turnout at homes and gardens. The visitors came from Hudson and far away. For many it was the first time touring the homes and gardens while others were long-time veterans.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Hudson concerts continue!
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson concerts continue!

At 6 p.m. on Sunday evening, June 11, the Hudson temperature reached 89 degrees and as the green began to fill with folks ready to listen the sounds of the Western Reserve Big Band, shade was the place to be.