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Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM

A 'Founding Father' of national park passes away

Brecksville -- Cuyahoga Valley National Park is saddened to acknowledge the death of former U.S. Congressman, Ralph S. Regula, at the age of 92. Mr. Regula stands as one of the "founding fathers" of CVNP.

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Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Worth Noting

'Carnival with a Cop' Officers from the University of Akron Police, Akron Police, Fairlawn Police, Summit County Sheriff's Office and Summa Police will take 70 children to the Summit County Fair July 27. Carnival with a Cop and is sponsored by the Christmas with a Cop program.

Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Worth Noting

Police escort for 'Carnival with a Cop' Officers from the University of Akron Police, Akron Police, Fairlawn Police, Summit County Sheriff's Office and Summa Police will be taking 70 children from Summit County area schools to the Summit County Fair July 27.

Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Police escort Summit County kids at 'Carnival with a Cop'

Officers from the University of Akron Police, Akron Police, Fairlawn Police, Summit County Sheriff's Office and Summa Police will be taking 70 children from Summit County area schools to the Summit County Fair July 27.

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Jul 21, 2017 11:52 AM

Metro Parks reports 7 vehicle break-ins

Summit Metro Parks rangers are asking visitors to do their part to help prevent vehicle break-ins. The district reports that there were seven vehicles July 20 -- parked in six different areas -- which had their windows smashed, and purses were taken.

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Jul 21, 2017 11:21 AM

A 'Founding Father' of national park passes away

Brecksville -- Cuyahoga Valley National Park is saddened to acknowledge the death of former U.S. Congressman, Ralph S. Regula, at the age of 92. Mr. Regula stands as one of the "founding fathers" of CVNP.

Submitted To The Twinsburg Bulletin
A lasting legacy: Regula helped shape Northeast Ohio
Jul 21, 2017 9:55 AM

A lasting legacy: Regula helped shape Northeast Ohio

When Ralph Regula was a congressman, he would stand at a booth at the Stark County Fair during Labor Day weekend so he could talk to the people he represented.

By Alison Matas Gatehouse Ohio Media
Preparing for the Summit County Fair a year-round process
Jul 20, 2017 6:25 PM

Preparing for the Summit County Fair a year-round process

TALLMADGE -- Planning is at fever pitch as the date for the 2017 Summit County Fair approaches. The summer staple will run from July 25-30 on the grounds at 229 E. Howe Road, and Theresa Call, one of its organizers, is expecting between 35,000 and 40,000 attendees.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Jul 19, 2017 10:06 AM

Police escort Summit County kids at 'Carnival with a Cop'

Officers from the University of Akron Police, Akron Police, Fairlawn Police, Summit County Sheriff's Office and Summa Police will be taking 70 children from Summit County area schools to the Summit County Fair July 27.

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Summit County drug courts are boosting services
Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County drug courts are boosting services

As the region's opiate epidemic continues to tear apart families and claim lives, the county's criminal justice system is taking steps to enhance services. Starting Aug.

By Eric Marotta News Leader Editor
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May 23, 2017 2:52 PM

Executive Shapiro Recognizes Summit County EMS during EMS Week, May 21-27

During times of emergency and crisis, Emergency Services respond 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year. EMS week serves as an opportunity to recognize the fearless men and women in emergency services who continuously give of themselves to serve a greater good.

May 23, 2017 11:30 AM

The Blick Center holds first annual fundraising event, raising nearly $30,000

AKRON, OHIO – The Blick Center held its first annual fundraising event, “Blick to the Future,” on Friday, May 12 at The Tangier in Akron. The event raised nearly $30,000 to benefit The Blick Center, supporting the important services that they provide throughout Summit County.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit StageFest scheduled for June 3

The nonprofit Partners for Theater will present Summit StageFest, a free, one-day outdoor theater festival at 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. June 3, along West Market Street in Highland Square. The Akron area is rich with theater.

Executive Ilene Shapiro named Girl Scouts Women of Distinction Honoree
May 19, 2017 11:49 AM

Executive Ilene Shapiro named Girl Scouts Women of Distinction Honoree

On May 19 Executive Shapiro was recognized at the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon as a 2017 Women of Distinction Honoree.

May 19, 2017 11:35 AM

UPDATE: Akron residents mistakenly receive letter to sign up for utility line warranty

The County of Summit Office of Consumer Affairs announced it has received dozens of calls from residents in the City of Akron regarding letters from Service Line Warranties of America. Service Line Warranties of America has legitimately contracted with many municipalities throughout the United States in offering insurance on sewer and water lines for homeowners.

May 19, 2017 11:22 AM

Turning Point Drug Court graduation ceremony celebrates of National Drug Court Month

Summit County - Judge Joy Malek Oldfield has announced a Turning Point Drug Court graduation ceremony being held Monday, May 22 at 11 am., in celebration of National Drug Court Month.

May 18, 2017 12:58 AM

Silver Creek Archery range closure in June

DOYLESTOWN - The ground-level archery range stations in Silver Creek Metro Park (89 Eastern Rd., Doylestown) will be temporarily closed three days next month for naturalist-led programs. The elevated archery platform will still be open for public use.

Summa Health hosts Click It or Ticket event May 18
May 17, 2017 2:39 PM

Summa Health hosts Click It or Ticket event May 18

AKRON – Safe, responsible driving is encouraged year-round, but there is increased focus as the weather gets warmer and more people hit the roads.

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Girl Scouts grateful for support during the centennial cookie sale
May 16, 2017 11:32 AM

Girl Scouts grateful for support during the centennial cookie sale

Macedonia, OH – Girl Scouts of North East Ohio (GSNEO) experienced a 6% increase in sales for the 2017 cookie season, thanks to cookie customers throughout the 18-county council.

May 16, 2017 11:17 AM

Summit County Council name Mental Health Awareness Month, Infrastructure Week

On May 15, County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council passed two pieces of legislation aimed at increasing awareness of two key issues that substantially impact Summit County; strong local infrastructure and mental health awareness.