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  1. Zonta ABC makes donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Zonta Club of Akron, Barberton & Cuyahoga Falls , a women's nonprofit service organization, recently awarded $6,750 to local entities. Zonta is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy, according to chapter officials.

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  2. Huntington Bank donates to ASCARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Akron Summit Community Action Inc. officials have purchased the former Woodford Elementary School at 315 East State St. to serve its 233 Head Start children in that area. On Aug. 9, Nick Browning, president for Huntington Bank in Akron, presented Malcolm Costa, president and CEO of ASCA, with a $15,000 check to go toward that purchase.

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  3. Norton Council discusses sewer chargesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Norton City Council began debating how much to charge some residents to tap into the sewer lines being installed in the Nash Heights sanitary sewer project during the Aug. 28 meeting. During the reports from standing committees, Councilman Scott Pelot presented a proposed ordinance that would set the tap-in charges for residents who are not in the assessment area of the Nash Heights project.

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  4. Aviation event bringing air show fun to AkronRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Akron's been without an air show to call its own for nearly a decade, but that's about to change. The Props & Pistons Festival will bring the excitement and fun of aviation - as well as some of the scientific know-how - to Akron Fulton Airport Sept.

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  5. RubberDucks second baseman reflects on time with Team IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Kyleigh Choate, 9, and David Choate, of Barberton, were interviewed for the Travel Channel show "Food Paradise" during the Aug. 21 RubberDucks game against Harrisburg. From left, Rick Russell, Payton Russell, 4, and Marissa Russell, of Massillon, were some of the fans at Canal Park interviewed for an upcoming episode of the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" program.

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  6. Norton district excited for return of studentsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 24 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Norton City Schools staff described preparations for the new school year at the Board of Education's Aug. 21 meeting. The board met on the evening of the staff's convocation day, the last day of preparation before students begin school.

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  7. QRTs making difference in drug epidemicRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 24 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Quick Response Team movement caught on in Summit County early this year. Now, 10 communities in the county weekly send out trained teams to visit those who overdosed on heroin, fentanyl or other opioids the week prior.

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  8. Summit County executive wins Mayors' Cup ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro was awarded the inaugural Mayors' Cup, shown below, for her staff's volunteerism at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. The Mayors' Cup Challenge was a friendly competition among local governments to recruit employees to serve as volunteers for the annual PGA Tour event and featured government employees from Akron, Barberton, Cuyahoga Falls, Green, Stow and Summit County.

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  9. Kids Capes of Courage wrap recipients with loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Madison Harrison, 12, of Barberton, beams as she wears the two Kids Capes of Courage capes she has received while a patient at Akron Children's Hospital. With her, at left, is Akron Children's Hospital child life specialist Krista Graham and her mother, Jenessa, at right.

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  10. South SIde Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    COVENTRY: A Barberton woman was located in the township and arrested on a warrant for burglary July 21 and taken to the Summit County Jail. A 16-year-old Akron male was charged with theft July 21 after failing to pay a $33 fare for a cab he took from Akron to a Flynn Avenue location.

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  11. Akron Council OKs agreement for software purchaseRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Akron City Council approved an ordinance on first reading July 24 that will allow the city to enter into an agreement with the county for the purchase of case management software for the City of Akron Prosecutor's Office. The purchase, which is in conjunction with several other jurisdictions in the county, will be a big help to the office, said City of Akron Prosecutor Gert Wilms.

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  12. Car dealership coming to CoventryRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    A $5 million investment is being made in Coventry Township, revving up income for a community currently operating on a tight budget. At the July 13 Coventry Board of Trustees meeting, Zoning Inspector George Beckham announced Fred Martin Superstore, of the Barberton/Norton area, is bringing a new car sales and leasing facility to the township.

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  13. Treasurer credits designation for lack of state fundingRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Coventry Local Schools Treasurer Matt Muccio recently took time to thoroughly examine what factors are used to determine how State of Ohio funding is distributed to school districts, looking at the multiple components used by the state when deciding on the amount a district will receive. At the July 12 meeting, Muccio presented his findings to the Board of Education.

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  14. Norton Council approves settlement with Eco-SiteRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Norton City Council approved an ordinance at its June 26 meeting authorizing a settlement agreement between the city and Eco-Site Inc. and landowners Clifford and Sharon Woodling. The agreement will resolve a lawsuit filed by Eco-Site after the city's zoning inspector and Board of Zoning Appeals denied Eco-Site's application to construct a cell phone tower on land owned by the Woodlings at 3900 Greenwich Road.

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  15. South SIde Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    COVENTRY: Summit County sheriff's deputies are seeking the persons who assaulted a juvenile while he walked on Wymore Avenue just after midnight May 30. A Portage Lakes Drive man was arrested on two felony theft warrants June 1 and taken to the Summit County Jail. Following a traffic stop at the intersection of South Arlington and Killian roads June 9, a Wadsworth woman was charged with possession of marijuana and released with a court summons.

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  16. Norton preparing to resolve cell tower disputeRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Norton City Council took steps toward resolving a lawsuit over the placement of a cell tower at the June 12 meeting. The city was sued by Eco-Site LLC in May over a proposed tower at 3900 Greenwich Road.

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  17. Detox wait times down in Summit CountyRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The addition of new beds at the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board Crisis Center detoxification facility has essentially eliminated wait times for people ready to get help, according to a presentation at the quarterly meeting of the Summit County Opiate Task Force June 7 at Summit County Public Health. ADM Board Executive Director Gerald Craig said the ADM Board has invested $3.2 million into residential treatment programming, detoxification programming and other support services.

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  18. Magical Potter Faire enchants at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The first Potter Faire Akron took place June 3 at the Akron-Summit County Main Library and attracted fans of the "Harry Potter" book series, which is marking its 20th anniversary. The event included activities such as a costume contest and scavenger hunt.

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  19. Fairlawn opposes creation of watershed districtRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    During the June 5 Fairlawn City Council meeting, members unanimously approved a resolution opposing the creation of the Yellow Creek Watershed Conservancy District in Summit and Medina counties. "There is a foundation that was set up to protect the Yellow Creek watershed, and they've circulated petitions and then filed them with the court to create a conservancy," said Fairlawn Law Director Bryan Nace.

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  20. South SIde Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    COVENTRY: A Dollar Drive man reported May 17 someone climbed through his bedroom window and stole a video game system. On May 18, a Daisy Avenue woman reported someone stole her ATM card, accessed her PIN and used it to withdraw more than $1,500 from her bank account.

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