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  1. Norton super stresses need for earned income tax issue to pass in NovemberRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | West Side and South Side Leader

    At the Sept. 10 Norton City Schools Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Dana Addis stressed the district's need for passing the proposed earned income tax that is on the Nov. 6 ballot.

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  2. South Side Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | West Side and South Side Leader

    COVENTRY: Summit County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a suspicious man with no shirt walking on South Main Street Aug. 25. They located the man and found he appeared to be under the influence of drugs. He reportedly admitted he ingested Suboxone and had no prescription for it.

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  3. South Side News & NotesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | West Side and South Side Leader

    On Aug. 20, Summit County Council passed legislation that authorized Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro to execute a professional service contract for the Turkeyfoot Lake Sanitary Sewer System Improvements Project, to be located in New Franklin. According to county officials, the county Department of Sanitary Sewer Services has completed a master plan and a Wastewater Action Plan for a large portion of southwestern Summit County, including New Franklin, the Village of Clinton and a southwest portion of Green, where there are a high number of failing septic systems.

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  4. Norton seeking property for road wideningRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Norton City Council adopted seven pieces of legislation Aug. 27 allowing the city to go to court to gain access to property for the widening of South Cleveland-Massillon Road. Council President Scott Pelot said the property owners rejected the city's offers and the legislation will allow the administration to file the matter with the court and proceed with the project.

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  5. Council updated on county jail findingsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Councilman David Hamilton , chair of the commission, gave a summary of a 22-page report, which gave recommendations to improve conditions and operations at the jail. Hamilton proposed the legislation creating the commission in October 2017 in response to a number of complaints about jail operations and incidents, including some inmate fatalities.

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  6. Norton woman concerned about new development, noiseRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    I have concerns about a proposed development of 108 homes to be built on Clark Mill Road near the Barberton Speedway. On July 9, Norton Council [officials] stated: "We understand your concern but there is nothing we can do.

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  7. Petition to make Green law director elected position submittedRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    On July 25, after more than five months of gathering signatures, the Committee for Responsible Green Government submitted a petition with 1,193 signatures to the City of Green finance director to place on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot a proposal to make the Green law director position an elected post. According to the City of Green Charter, the law director is currently appointed by the mayor and confirmed by Green City Council.

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  8. South Side Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    COVENTRY: Summit County sheriff's deputies responded to a dispute involving two women at a Waterside Drive residence July 17 and determined it was only verbal. A Twinsburg woman reported she left her purse on the kitchen counter during a party at a Bender Avenue residence July 17, went to the restroom and returned to find her wallet had been stolen.

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  9. Norton parade celebrates bicentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The parade featured floats representing different time periods throughout Norton's history and was part of a weeklong bicentennial celebration in the City of Norton, taking place July 22-29. Pictured at top is the Norton Bicentennial Alumni Band, which made its way along the parade route, traveling from Norton High School to Greenwich Road on South Cleveland-Massillon Road.

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  10. South Side Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    COVENTRY: Summit County sheriff's deputies responded to a disturbance at a Coventry residence July 9 and arrested a juvenile female for reportedly assaulting her mother during an argument. She was charged with domestic violence and transported to the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center.

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  11. South Side Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    COVENTRY: On June 29, Summit County sheriff's deputies investigated the theft of items from three boats docked at a location in the 3500 block of South Main Street. A Rook Drive man reported June 29 someone broke into a vehicle outside his residence the previous night and stole stereo equipment.

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  12. Akron mulls Primary Election date changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Akron City Council members had mixed feelings about legislation introduced at the July 9 meeting that proposes moving the local Primary Election from September to May. According to city officials, changing the month of the Primary Election will reduce unnecessary spending on elections, uphold voting rights of overseas military service members and increase voter turnout. Joining Akron in parallel efforts are the cities of Barberton, Cuyahoga Falls, Green, New Franklin and Tallmadge.

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  13. BACM Food Pantry recognizes supportersRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The 2017 Barberton Area Community Ministry Food Pantry Volunteer Recognition Banquet was held June 20. Thirty-four of our 66 volunteers were in attendance. Together they contributed 3,228.25 hours of service.

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  14. Copley begins search for new fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Copley Board of Trustees took the first official step in selecting a new fire chief at a special meeting June 18, when they unanimously approved a $5,900 contract with the Ohio Fire Chiefs Association to assess internal candidates for the position. Fire Chief Michael Benson gave Trustees Scott Dressler, Bruce Koellner and Helen Humphrys notice of his planned retirement by letter April 30, with the official announcement expected to be made at the July 10 trustees' meeting.

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  15. South Side Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    COVENTRY: Summit County sheriff's deputies transported a Barberton man arrested June 19 by the Norton Police Department to the Summit County Jail. The manager of a South Arlington Road business reported June 19 two unknown men brought a load of wood chips to the business, which was weighed and unloaded, and after the men were told the cost of leaving the wood chips was $558, they refused to pay, stating it was too much.

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  16. New Franklin agrees on guidelines for small cell towersRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Mayor Paul Adamson said these facilities will be used to create a 5G network, faster than current wireless 3G and 4G speeds, with download times of several seconds. He said with 3G and 4G networks, the towers were large, but these facilities will be smaller and placed closer together.

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  17. Akron Scottish Rite Masons of the Valley installs officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The annual installation of officers of the 32nd degree Scottish Rite Masons of the Valley of Akron was held May 24 at the Cuyahoga Falls Masonic Complex. According to group officials, more than 80 members, family and guests were in attendance to welcome the new officers to their posts.

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  18. Norton officials, residents discuss proposed housing developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Becky Woodruff, of Durham Drive, expresses her concern for the loss of natural green space in regards to plans for a housing development on Clark Mill Road. Norton City Council discussed June 25 a proposed housing development on Clark Mill Road and heard from a concerned resident.

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  19. Coventry placing parks levy on ballotRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Coventry Township Board of Trustees is hopeful voters will step up to the plate and approve an issue on the ballot this fall. At the June 14 regular meeting, trustees approved placing a parks and recreation levy on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot.

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  20. Copley trustees weigh police levy options for November ballotRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2018 | West Side and South Side Leader

    With one of Copley's two police levies expiring at the end of 2018, and the police department's current budget being subsidized $255,081 from the General Fund, trustees are considering a number of levy options to place before voters in November. The police department's $3.82 million budget is currently funded by a 4.5-mill continuous levy, which generates $2.21 million annually, as well as the 2-mill levy that is expiring, which generates $982,334 annually, according to township officials.

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