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Men face charges in separate area burglary incidents
Two men have been arrested and charged with breaking and entering related to items stolen from two uninhabited structures in Twinsburg Township on July 18-19, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Department.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Aurora referendum petition fails; parking lot project to go forward
A referendum petition that would have allowed residents to vote on whether they wanted a new parking lot in Town Center failed to gather enough valid signatures, according to the Portage County Board of Elections.
Digital Bookmobile National Tour coming to Aurora library
The Digital Bookmobile National Tour, www.digitalbookmobile.com, will showcase the free eBook service from Portage County District Library at the Aurora Memorial Library Aug. 22 from noon to 6 p.m. At this free event, readers of all ages will learn how to access eBooks from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Celebrations - July 27
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Fri Jul 25, 2014
Aurora referendum petition fails; parking lot issue won't be on ballot
A referendum petition that would have allowed residents to vote on whether they wanted a new parking lot downtown has failed to gather enough valid signatures, according to the Portage County Board of Elections.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
With lights-out at Light Bistro, a prime Ohio City spot is available while owners focus on...
News that co-owners Eric Dietrich and chef Matt Mathlage were shuttering what had become an Ohio City landmark -- a status previously secured by former owner Parker Bosley, who ran the space as Parker's New American Bistro for 14 years -- came as a surprise.
Cleveland man among duo accused in two Twinsburg Township burglaries
Two men are accused of breaking into two homes here and stealing a rifle and a car, among other items, and police in a nearby community arrested the two while burglarizing another home, authorities said.
Faith & Religion
Several youths and adults from the Church in Aurora will give testimonials about this year's work camp experiences at the 10 a.m. service July 27. Circle 3H will meet Aug. 1 to assemble backpacks for school students.
Aurora parking lot referendum petitions submitted; will be validated by Board of Elections
Referendum petitions that aim to halt the city's plans to construct a Town Center parking lot and remove a ballfield have been submitted to Town Hall, after which they will be handed over to the Portage County Board of Elections.
Aurora Police Reports
Domestic violence: An near west side of Aurora man was charged with domestic violence July 12 after making threats toward his girlfriend.
Aurora Farmers Market thriving in fourth season
Valerie Aiken of Streetsboro, visiting the Aurora Farmers' Market for the first time this year, pondered what she should buy for her dog at the Baked Earth dog snacks booth.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Operation Backpack launches major offensive to combat student need; drop-off locations in Hudson, Aurora
Two area locations are on the frontlines of an offensive launched July 21 by special forces from the Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio to rescue at-risk and homeless school children from the enemy of despair and hopelessness.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Lausberg - Schultz
The future bride is a 2009 graduate of Newark Catholic High School and a 2013 graduate of Ohio University.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Chagrin Solar Sun
Thieves take costly alcohol and golf clubs from unlocked garages and...
Theft, Red Fox Trail - A set of Callaway golf clubs valued at $1,800 was stolen from a man's SUV parked in his driveway the evening of July 10 to the morning of July 11. Animal Complaint, Pettibone Road - A chestnut-color cat resembling a cougar ran through a woman's backyard toward Riversedge 9 a.m. July 11. Disorderly, Marketplace - Aurora police ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Construction to take place on Aurora and SOM Center roads Monday -- Solon morning news
The city will be installing traffic signal and sign poles Monday and Tuesday, which may cause some delays for commuters.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Portage to celebrate in August
What's so special about Portage County? A group of residents who studied that question for months will show you, sponsoring a Portage County Celebration Week in August.
Michelle Cullen, a graduate of Aurora High School, graduated magna cum laude and with honors research distinction in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University on May 4. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in mechanical engineering, and is the daughter of Diane and Tom Cullen of Aurora.
Faith & Religion
A barbecue and concert will be July 27 at Hope Lutheran Church featuring Christian artist Chris Himmel.
In The Community
Area residents are invited to participate July 19 in the Chamber of Commerce's All About Aurora Drive-It-Yourself Tour.
Two sets of Aurora High School graduating twins experience similarities, differences
Fraternal twins Nicole and Stephen Lucas, both Aurora High School 2014 graduates, say they rarely get asked if they're twins.