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  1. West Side Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | West Side and South Side Leader

    WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported at the following locations: the 1300 block of Diagonal Road March 31; the 800 block of Nome Avenue March 31; the 900 block of Copley Road April 5; and the 800 block of Hamlin Street April 5. Officers responded to a report that gunshots had been heard in the 300 block of West Exchange Street the evening of March 31. During the investigation, officers determined shots had been fired near an apartment building on West Cedar Street and a stray bullet had struck a window at Akron General Medical Center. No injuries were reported.

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  2. Committee recommends raises for county employeesRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Summit County Council's Personnel Committee recommended during the March 9 meeting Council adopt legislation enacting 2 percent raises for all nonbargaining employees of County Council, the Executive's Office, the Fiscal Office, the Prosecutor's Office, the Sheriff's Office, the Clerk of Courts Office, the Engineer's Office, the Internal Audit Department and the Human Resource Commission. Based on a fact-finder's decision made last year, the raises are part of a three-year deal that included 1.5 percent pay increases in 2014, 2 percent in 2015 and 2.25 percent in 2016.

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  3. Stow Clerk of Courts Advisory Council hosts inaugural meetingRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Stow Municipal Clerk of Courts Kevin Coughlin hosted a Clerk's Advisory Council meeting Feb. 13 at the courthouse. The committee represents court stakeholders and was created by Coughlin to provide feedback and suggestions to improve office operations.

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  4. Boston officials discuss JEDD developmentsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Boston Township Board of Trustees discussed the township's Joint Economic Development District with Cuyahoga Falls at the Feb. 11 meeting. Trustee Jerry Ritch reported there are possible grants available to the township through the Clean Water Act.

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  5. Sheriff's Office releases inmates to cut costsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Officials from the Summit County Sheriff's Office said 72 inmates were released from the Summit County Jail Jan. 11. The inmates were released due to the closure of two housing units at the jail on East Crosier Street. The closure, which had been announced in recent weeks, was necessary due to staffing shortages and a concern for the safety and security of inmates and staff, officials said.

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  6. Norton officers take part in Shop with a CopRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Officers from the Norton Police Department, along with several area law enforcement agencies, took part in a Shop with a Cop program Dec. 13. According to the Norton Police Department's website, the Shop with a Cop program is designed to enable selected underprivileged children within Summit County to purchase gifts for their families during the Christmas holiday. The children were escorted to the Wal-Mart in Stow in a parade procession of marked patrol cars with emergency lights and sirens.

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  7. Christmas Box Angel of Hope event Dec. 14Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Christmas Box Angel of Hope Children's Memorial will be the site of the annual holiday candle-lighting ceremony to honor the memory of a beloved child or children. The event will take place Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. at the memorial, located in Silver Springs Cemetery, located at 5080 Stow Road.

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  8. Green boys basketball team powered by strong senior classRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Green High School boys basketball team's season will get under- way Dec. 5 against Stow-Munroe Falls High School, and head coach Mark Kinsley said the matchup will start a four-game stretch that should reveal a lot about his team. "In the first month, we're going to find out really quick where we're at," he said.

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  9. South Side News & NotesRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Operation Evergreen, an effort to provide live, Ohio-grown Christmas trees to troops serving overseas, sent out 105 trees this year. According to Amy Galehouse, of Galehouse Tree Farm, who works on the project with the Ohio Christmas Tree Association, a crew of volunteers packed up the trees and shipped them out Nov. 14. The trees were expected to arrive in Kuwait Nov. 24. Galehouse added the trees would likely be distributed to troops after Thanksgiving.

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  10. Summit County to get neighbors' surplusRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Summit County will reap the benefits of a new effort undertaken by the Department of Job and Family Services to shuffle surplus funds with other nearby counties. As a result, Summit County will see $167,000 in excess funds from Geauga, Wayne and Portage counties, Steve Zimmerman, assistant director of administration and finance for the county's DJFS, explained before Summit County Council's Health and Human Services Committee Nov. 17. Zimmerman said at the end of the fiscal year, when the DJFS balances its budget, unspent money received from the state or the federal government goes back where it came from.

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  11. Health district readies for new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The new headquarters for Summit County Public Health will be open for business soon in a completely renovated space that will bring most of its staff members under one roof. The health district plans to be fully operational at its new 1867 W. Market St. site Oct. 20, according to Assistant Health Commissioner Donna Skoda.

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  12. Falls implementing civil dispute programRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The City of Cuyahoga Falls is providing the community with a pathway to a resolution between two parties who may be in the midst of an ongoing disagreement. At the Oct. 13 regular meeting, Council learned of a new, collaborative effort - the Neighborhood Mediation Program - among the Falls, Stow, Tallmadge and The University of Akron School of Law.

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  13. Health district moving to West AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The new headquarters for Summit County Public Health will be open for business soon in a completely renovated space. The health district plans to be fully operational at its new 1867 W. Market St. site Oct. 20, according to Assistant Health Commissioner Donna Skoda.

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  14. Historical Society holds annual road rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The rally began and ended at the Summit County Fairgrounds. According to event officials, it was the first time the event took place in eastern Summit County and the rally course meandered through Stow, Tallmadge, Cuyahoga Falls, Munroe Falls, Silver Lake and Hudson.

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  15. Library celebrates milestones with partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Akron-Summit County Main Library hosted a party celebrating the 10th anniversary of its renovation and the library's 140 years of service to the community Sept. 13. The children's activities included decorating a cookie.

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