Stark County Newswire

Stark County Newswire

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  1. Tri-County Partnership Is Another Step on the Long Road to Finish U.S. Rt. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... Transportation Infrastructure Projects. "Carroll County has passed theirs, Columbiana County has passed theirs, Stark County has passed theirs. And now we have a meeting set up with Jerry Ray, who is the director of the Ohio Department of ...

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  2. Things to Do, July 28: Stalley in Canton; Miranda Lambert at Blossom; ...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    Rapper and emcee Stalley comes home to Stark County with a show at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Canton Palace Theatre.

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  3. Renewal of SARTA levy will appear on November 8 General Election BallotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Mass Transit

    On July 20, 2016, The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority filed with the Stark County Board of Elections to place a ten-year renewal of the A1 4%, sales tax levy that provides a significant portion of the transit authority's operating budget on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot. The small levy has been overwhelmingly approved by voters every time it has appeared on the ballot since it was first proposed in 1996.

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  4. Meeting held after Homeworth fire chief, CCSO spatRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Salem News

    ... the township. All 911 cellphone calls are at the mercy of the closest tower and that may be in Mahoning or Stark county. This means some calls will go there first before being transferred to the Columbiana County 911 system, which contributes to the ...

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  5. Traffic stop leads to criminal charges after foot pursuitRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | The Review

    An Alliance man, citing YouTube and a big-box store as legal sources, found himself in Stark County Jail after a brief foot pursuit. City patrolman Shane Tallman observed Allen Baker operating a "little red motor bike-type vehicle" without head or tail lights or visible registration late Wednesday on Main Street just west of Sawburg Avenue and initiated a traffic stop.

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  6. Sobriety checkpoints come Friday to AllianceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Review

    The Stark County OVI Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints Friday in the City of Alliance. According to a press release issued by Major C.J. Stantz of the Stark County Sheriff's Office, "We intend to inform the public that officers will be vigilant in detecting and apprehending impaired drivers.

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  7. City woman files civil rights suit against Alliance police officerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Review

    ... concealing his conduct and particularly his use of excessive force." The case had originally been assigned to Stark County Common Pleas Court Judge Chryssa Hartnett, who transferred the case to Judge Taryn Heath due to a conflict. A civil rights ...

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  8. Family Awarded $350K in Fatal OH Apparatus CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | FireHouse.com

    ... ago on Cleveland Avenue NW. The legal saga has spanned numerous legal challenges and disputes, bouncing from Stark County Common Pleas Court to the 5th District Court of Appeals to the Ohio Supreme Court and back to the trial court. Canton City ...

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  9. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Alliance areaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Review

    The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Stark County until 11:15 p.m. At 10:33 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Green to near East Sparta, moving northeast at 35 mph. Hazard, 60 mph wind gusts.

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  10. Canton, OH Pays $350K Fatal Fire Truck Wreck SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | FireHouse.com

    ... ago on Cleveland Avenue NW. The legal saga has spanned numerous legal challenges and disputes, bouncing from Stark County Common Pleas Court to the 5th District Court of Appeals to the Ohio Supreme Court and back to the trial court. Canton City ...

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  11. Chaotic scene unfolds due to swarm of 12,000 beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... in on a tree overlooking the Apple Creek Bank. Once at the scene, Scott Svab, an official apiary inspector for Stark County and Canal Fulton councilman, had most of the bees in a new home within 15 minutes. He took the estimated 12,000 bees away ...

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  12. Stark-County 38 mins ago 9:03 p.m.Swarm of 12,000 bees closes Canal Fulton businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Officers spotted the bees sending customers in a shopping plaza in the 2300 block of S. Locust Street running for their vehicles, according to a post on the Canal Fulton Police Department Facebook page. An apiary inspector was called to the scene.

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  13. Huntington, FirstMerit to sell 13 offices in northeast OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Huntington Bancshares and Akron-based FirstMerit have agreed to sell 13 branch offices in northeast Ohio to resolve antitrust concerns over Huntington's plan to buy FirstMerit, according to the Justice Department. The banks will sell two offices in Ashtabula County and 11 in Stark County in the Canton area.

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  14. FirstMerit gets approval to sell 13 branches in Greater Canton,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Crain's Cleveland Business

    The federal government approved the divestiture of 13 FirstMerit bank branches - 11 in Stark County and 2 in Ashtabula County - to meet antitrust concerns as part of Huntington Bancshares upcoming $3.4 billion purchase of Akron-based FirstMerit. Business headlines from Crain's Cleveland Business and other Ohio newspapers - delivered FREE to your inbox every morning.

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  15. Victims' estate settles for $350k in fatal fire truck crashRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Review

    ... ) Canton's City Council authorized the mediated settlement this week. It awaits approval from a Stark County probate court. Dale and Grace Burlingame had been celebrating their 53rd wedding anniversary in 2007 when their van was struck by a ...

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  16. Thirteen Branches in Northeast Ohio to Be DivestedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | PressReleasePoint

    ... with the department, the companies have agreed to divest two branches in Ashtabula County and 11 branches in Stark County, Ohio. The divested assets will include the deposits and loans associated with the divested branches. The companies have also ...

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  17. FirstMerit to divest 13 branches as part of Huntington mergerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Ohio.com

    ... Here or visit your browser's website. The federal government says that 13 FirstMerit bank branches - 11 in Stark County and 2 in Ashtabula County - will be divested to meet antitrust concerns as part of Huntington Bancshares upcoming $3.4 billion ...

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  18. Fourteen dogs looking for new homesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Review

    Stark County Humane Society Executive Director Jackie Godbey and kennel manager Bob Spivey updated The Review on the conditions of the two terrier mix dogs, now named Wilma and Betty, and the 12 surviving pups taken from Monica R. Cobb's South Liberty Avenue apartment. Alliance Detective Jessica Cioci discovered the dogs while attempting to follow up with Cobb regarding a previous investigation.

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  19. Grand jury gets case of man accused of mannequin bomb plotRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A grand jury will decide whether a man accused of plotting to blow up an Ohio police station and use armed mannequins to distract responding officers should be indicted on felony charges. Alliance Municipal Court Judge Andrew Zumbar on Wednesday forwarded felony charges of retaliation and possessing weapons under a disability against Timothy Ward, 51, of Hartville, to a Stark County grand jury to consider.

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  20. Alliance marks Fourth of JulyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Review

    A themed component of this year's Silver Park event was on the fire service, as the Jaycee pavilion was occupied by representatives from the Alliance Historical Society, which had a detailed display on the Alliance and Lexington fire departments, as well as the Fairmont Children's Home, a Washington Township orphanage that burned to the ground in 2002 Stark County Fire Department Rehab Unit was on hand, selling tickets for a gun raffle fundraiser, as well as doing a boot collection. Only 500 tickets will be sold for the eight firearms, including a Henry firefighter edition rifle, which will raise funds for new units to be added to the nonprofit's fleet.

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