Natural gas drilling should be regulated by municipalities, Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules
A ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is likely to get the attention of fracking friends and foes in Ohio.
No injuries reported in Brian Drive twinplex fire
In addition to responding to reports of three fires on Saturday, Tallmadge firefighters were also called to a house fire on Brian Drive Sunday around 2:30 p.m. According to Tallmadge Fire Chief Pat Gaffney, first arriving police and fire units found heavy fire showing at the front window of a twinplex.
Tallmadge Fire Department responds to storage building blaze on North Munroe Road
The Tallmadge Fire Department responded to a report of a large fire in the woods in the area of 1600 Northeast Ave. Nov. 14 a little after 4 p.m. According to Tallmadge Fire Chief Pat Gaffney, first arriving police and fire units searched the general area and located a large four-bay storage building at 986 N. Munroe Road fully involved.
'David vs. Goliath' battle shaping up in Ohio Supreme Court over drilling rights
A drilling rig stands about 100 ft tall above a well pad under development in the Utical shale play near Marietta.
Insurance Journal West
Local Gas Drilling Laws Get a Key Airing in Ohio
A closely watched lawsuit in Ohio is asking a question that's burning in cities and towns throughout shale country: Can regulations in states eager for the jobs and tax revenues that come with gas and oil drilling trump local restrictions that communities say protect them from haphazard development? The case was brought by Munroe Falls, an Akron ... (more)
Local gas drilling laws get a key airing in Ohio
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West Side and South Side Leader
Tree Festival makes spirits bright
The Holiday Tree Festival benefitting Akron Children's Hospital kicked off Nov. 23 at the John S. Knight Center.