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  1. Redevelopment in works for Front StreetRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The passage of one piece of legislation secured a brighter future for Cuyahoga Falls' Front Street, said Councilman Adam Miller . At the Jan. 25 meeting, City Council approved an ordinance authorizing the transfer of the Falls Theater to the Community Improvement Corp. of Cuyahoga Falls to facilitate the redevelopment of the property.

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  2. Millennium Fund for Children awards funds to youth programsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Akron Community Foundation's Millennium Fund for Children recently awarded 32 grants totaling $46,578 to children's programs throughout Summit, Medina and Portage counties. The ACF Board of Directors ratified the grants at its Nov. 20 meeting, bringing the fund's cumulative grant-making total to $623,922.

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  3. Walsh Jesuit High School bestows Manresa AwardRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Missy and Doug Wells, of Stow, and Pat and Dave Kraninger, of Chagrin Falls, have received Walsh Jesuit High School's Manresa Award. The award, the school's highest honor, is presented to members of the Walsh Jesuit community who are outstanding exemplars of the school's mission - men and women for others - and who have served selflessly to further the school's mission over the years.

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  4. Upcoming candle ceremony honoring memories of childrenRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Christmas Box Angel of Hope Children's Memorial will take place Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. in an outdoor ceremony at Silver Springs Cemetery, located at 5080 Stow Road. This event includes a candle-lighting ceremony held to honor the memory of a child or children who have died and is intended to help families and friends through the challenges of the upcoming holidays.

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  5. Richfield Council adds historic overlay district to zoning codeRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Richfield Village Council OK'd the addition of a historic overlay district to its zoning code at the Nov. 17 meeting. Council conducted a public hearing on the issue before the meeting.

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  6. Richfield trustees preparing for move to new officesRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    After more than a decade, the Richfield Township government is preparing to move out of the office building behind the Richfield fire station. The new office and service building on Boston Mills Road is nearing completion, and the trustees voted Nov. 5 in favor of giving Richfield Village 30 days' notice to terminate the township's lease on the building.

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  7. Boston trustees discuss 911 cell phone call changesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    At the Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 28, Trustee Amy Anderson discussed the upcoming changes to 911 cell phone calls. Anderson reported attending a meeting Oct. 22 to learn more about the changes and to see if the township could get better coverage from another dispatch center.

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  8. Peninsula Council hears plans to route wireless 911 calls to StowRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    At the Peninsula Village Council meeting Oct. 13, Peninsula Police Chief Joseph Varga discussed a proposed change in the handling of cell phone 911 calls from the cities of Hudson, Macedonia and Twinsburg; the villages of Boston Heights, Northfield, Richfield, Reminderville and Peninsula; and the townships of Boston, Richfield and Sagamore Hills. According to the change, proposed by the Summit County 911 Planning Committee, rather than being routed to local communities as they have for 30 years, wireless calls from those communities will be routed to the City of Stow.

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  9. West Side Cause for CelebrationRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The annual bake sale supporting Akron General and Main Street Gourmet's Muffins for Mammograms program is underway. The October fundraiser distributes breast health information with muffins during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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  10. Annual Fall Hiking Spree kicking off with preview event Aug. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The annual Summit Metro Parks Fall Hiking Spree is set to officially get underway Sept. 1 and run through Nov. 30. "This year, as we begin our 52nd spree, the main goal of the program is the same: to get people outside to enjoy the Metro Parks," said Lindsay Smith, marketing coordinator for Summit Metro Parks.

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  11. South Side Cause for CelebrationRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Lifebanc's annual Gift of Life Walk and Run, which includes a 10K, 5K and a Family Fun Walk, will take place tomorrow, Aug. 8, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Blossom Music Center, located at 1145 W. Steels Corners Road. This annual event is Lifebanc's biggest fundraiser and raises awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation.

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  12. West Side Cause for CelebrationRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Lifebanc's annual Gift of Life Walk and Run, which includes a 10K, 5K and a Family Fun Walk, will take place Aug. 8 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Blossom Music Center, located at 1145 W. Steels Corners Road. This annual event is Lifebanc's biggest fundraiser and raises awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation.

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  13. Area diaper collection a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Over 3,000 diapers were collected at Portage-Summit Diaper Bank's first annual Stuff the Truck Community Diaper Drive recently presented by Buckeye Health Plan. The collection also included a 50/50 raffle, and the winner donated the winnings back to the Diaper Bank.

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  14. Foster parents honoredRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Summit County Children Services recently held its 65th annual Foster Parent Recognition event to honor local foster parents. Among the area foster parents receiving special recognition at the event were: Retiring Foster Parents: Bennie and Katie Hamilton, of Akron, with 23 years of service; Crystol Sullivan, of Akron, 22 years; Evelyn Perry, of Akron, 18 years; Maureen Sanford, of Sullivan, 17 years; Ernestine Parnell, of Akron, 16 years; Harry and Willie Belle Hamilton, of Akron, 15 years; Gerald and Catherine McCausland, of Stow, 15 years; Linda Williams, of Akron, 15 years; John and Deborah Messenger, of Akron, 12 years; and Jeffrey and Stacy Perolis, of Tallmadge, 10 years.

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  15. West Side Cause for CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Akron General Wellness Walk & Run, a 5K event for individuals of all ages and athletic abilities, will take place Sept. 5. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with the race at 9 a.m. The event will start and end at Stow City Hall, 3760 Darrow Road, and will take participants on a route that includes the Akron General Wellness Trails.

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  16. Summit Metro Parks Summer Biking Spree under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    "The spree is open to all ages and it's a great family activity," she stated. "In each of the first two years of the spree, we saw nearly 1,000 people turn in forms to earn rewards.

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  17. SCCS' Citizens Advisory Committee hosts awards eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Summit County Children Services' Citizens Advisory Committee recently hosted its sixth annual Community Appreciation Breakfast to recognize and thank volunteers, businesses, organizations and community leaders, as well as families served by the agency, for their support of the agency, its children and families. The Lt.

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  18. South Side News & NotesRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Ohio Department of Transportation officials announced this week that beginning yesterday, June 4, the Interstate 76/Kenmore leg eastbound between I-77 and Interstate 277 is closed through mid-July for pavement repairs and resurfacing. The ramp from I-277 westbound to the I-76/Kenmore leg eastbound; the detour will be I-76 westbound to state Route 21 northbound to I-77 southbound.

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  19. West Side News & NotesRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Ohio Department of Transportation officials announced this week that beginning today, June 4, the Interstate76/Kenmore leg eastbound between Interstate 77 and Interstate 277 is closed through mid-July for pavement repairs and resurfacing. The ramp from I-277 westbound to the I-76/Kenmore leg eastbound; the detour will be I-76 westbound to state Route 21 northbound to I-77 southbound.

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  20. KWCR's RED Day helps veteransRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    On May 14, Keller Williams Chervenic Realty associates across the world participated in the company's "Give Where They Live" RED Day, the company's annual day of service dedicated to renewing, energizing and donating to local communities. During this seventh annual RED Day, KWCR associates thanked local veterans for their service by assisting them with yard and exterior house cleanup, minor repairs and painting.

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