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  1. Foster care spike linked to substance abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | West Side and South Side Leader

    According to Summit County Children Services officials, the opioid crisis locally is presenting additional challenges to the tax-levy supported agency. "We forget there's children left behind in the wake of this epidemic," said Ann Ream, director of community relations for SCCS.

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  2. West Side Education News & NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    St. Vincent-St. Mary High School senior Vincent Glidden competed on the Model United Nations All-American team at the WEMUN Expo in Beijing, China, Aug. 4-7.

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  3. Green graduate asking for help to fund projectRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Hello, my name is Vincent Tricaso. I am 20 years old born and raised in Akron, graduated from Green High School, and currently attending The Ohio State University majoring in Film Studies with a focus area in screenwriting.

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  4. Author ties together causes of opiate problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Green Local Schools students welcomed author Sam Quinones to the school April 12, and he appeared on the district's "Bulldog Beat" news program. Quinones is shown above with interviewer Denton Cohen and Green Middle School students Rachel Pritchard, Sarah Sample and Xavier Adekunle , who worked behind the scenes.

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  5. Author ties together causes of opiate epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Award-winning journalist Sam Quinones laid out the case for what has led to unprecedented increases in addiction and deaths resulting from heroin and other opiates during a talk at the Akron-Summit County Main Library April 12. His research led him to discover how Mexican drug organizations marketed their powerful and cheap black tar heroin to meet the need that was created by the U.S. pharmaceutical industry's massive campaign to make its potent painkillers a staple in medicine cabinets, he said. Using the example of Portsmouth, Ohio, a former shoe factory town that fell into decline once the jobs went away, Quinones said the increasing insular nature of our culture is what's creating more problems.

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  6. Green BOE approves new turf for stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    At the March 20 Green Local Schools Board of Education meeting, the board approved a new turf costing $333,584 from FieldTurf. The new stadium turf will feature black end zones, alternating shades of green on the field, a larger "G" in the center, a white coaches' box, white cut-outs along the field for potential vendors to have naming rights and the words "Bulldog Strong" along each side, according to Superintendent Jeffrey Miller.

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  7. Upgrades to Target in Fairlawn due for completion soonRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    During the March 6 Fairlawn City Council meeting, a resolution acknowledging the economic development project regarding the transfer of a liquor permit to the Target store on West Market Street was unanimously approved. Fairlawn Law Director Bryan Nace said the approval is part of the process of applying for a transfer/exempt liquor permit from the Ohio Department of Liquor Control.

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  8. West Side Education News & NotesRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | West Side and South Side Leader

    According to Levenger, who has been treasurer for 16-1/2 years, she had previously retired six years ago and then the district rehired her. She said her first job with the district was with accounts payable for about a year before becoming assistant to the treasurer, a job she held for 10 years.

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  9. Coventry school board, union reach agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Above: At the Nov. 22 Coventry Local Schools Board of Education meeting, three November "star students" were honored. They include, from left, Garland Bricker, of Coventry High School; Madelyn Garske, of Coventry Middle School; and Hayla Kenna, of Coventry Elementary School.

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  10. Thanksgiving Day run hits milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Area residents once again are being invited to run for those in need in Gennesaret Inc.'s 25th annual Home Run for the Homeless event on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. Gennesaret President Bob Dirgo said the run benefits the nonprofit organization, which provides transitional housing to families, serves hot meals to an average of 600 individuals weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the organization's Family Nutritional Center, located at 419 W. Exchange St., and distributes clothing and groceries. He added the organization is funded entirely through grants and donations.

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