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Resident calls for public hearing in midst of councilor's court battle
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

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MACEDONIA -- A city resident called for a public hearing to investigate whether Council President Nick Molnar "is fit" to serve the city as a Council member after leaving his day job under disputed terms nearly a year ago.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Marijuana found in system of man killed by police in December shooting

HUDSON -- According to the Feb. 16 toxicology report released by the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office THC, or marijuana, was found in the system of a 26-year-old man shot and killed Dec. 4 by a Hudson Police Officer.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Boston Heights man accused of rape turns self in
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Boston Heights man accused of rape turns self in

A 42-year-old Boston Heights man who was wanted on a Feb. 10 rape warrant turned himself in to the Summit County Sheriff's Office Feb. 22. Raymond C. Gates was named Fugitive of the Week Feb. 21 by the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. He was wanted by the U.S.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Cuyahoga Falls hospital unveils germ-zapping robot
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls hospital unveils germ-zapping robot

Cuyahoga Falls -- It felt like a scene from a science fiction movie.

By Phil Keren Cuyahoga Falls News-press Editor
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Summit County near top of list for fatal crashes in state
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County near top of list for fatal crashes in state

SUMMIT COUNTY -- According to statistics released earlier this month by the Ohio State Highway Patrol Summit County is ranked near top of the list for most fatal accidents in Ohio, with Akron seeing the largest increase. The numbers released Feb.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

WORTH NOTING

State rep to host district office hours State Representative Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) has announced that she will have district office hours March 2 at the Twinsburg Public Library. No appointment is necessary for these office hours and everyone is encouraged to participate.

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

School Board planning fund for capital costs

NORTHFIELD CENTER -- The School Board is considering establishing a permanent improvement fund to set aside money to be used strictly for capital expenditures such as roof repairs, boilers, HVAC and parking lot repairs.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Nordonia Hills Board of Education postpones Superintendent Clark's contract renewal
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia Hills Board of Education postpones Superintendent Clark's contract renewal

NORTHFIELD CENTER -- At its Feb. 21 meeting, the Nordonia Hills School Board tabled the renewal of Superintendent Dr. Joe Clark's contract through 2023, due to the absence of one Board member, Jim Szabo. Szabo told the News Leader Feb. 24 he has no comment on the contract renewal.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Thunderstorm in February?
Feb 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Thunderstorm in February?

Northfield Council won't confirm mayor's police chief pick
Feb 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Northfield Council won't confirm mayor's police chief pick

NORTHFIELD VILLAGE — Mayor Jesse Nehez ended the Feb. 22 Council meeting by reading a prepared statement expressing distress over what he said was Council's lack of support for his pick for chief of police -- the department's Sgt. John Zolgus.

By Briana Barker Reporter
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Summa Health names Cliff Deveny as new interim head
Feb 24, 2017 11:07 AM

Summa Health names Cliff Deveny as new interim head

Cliff Deveny, MD, a former senior leader at Summa Health, has been named Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the health system effective March 13, Summa Health's Board of Directors announced in a news release on Feb. 24. Deveny replaces Thomas Malone, who resigned last month.

Northfield Village Mayor 'disappointed' over Council's lack of support for police chief candidate
Feb 23, 2017 1:17 PM

Northfield Village Mayor 'disappointed' over Council's lack of support for police chief candidate

NORTHFIELD VILLAGE – Mayor Jesse Nehez ended the Feb. 22 Council meeting by reading a prepared statement expressing distress over what he said was Council’s lack of support for his pick for chief of police — the department’s Sgt. John Zolgus.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

City planners let new bank keep green canopy

MACEDONIA -- The new Huntington Bank in Macedonia will get to keep the green coloring around the canopy at its drive-through window.

By Mike Lesko Reporter
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Sagamore Trustees approve legislation to limit 'transient vendors'

SAGAMORE HILLS -- Residents likely will spend less time dealing with vendors knocking at their doors. Trustees unanimously approved a resolution Feb. 13 to limit solicitation by transient vendors within the township.

By Mike Lesko Reporter
Macedonia planning to build police, fire memorial
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Macedonia planning to build police, fire memorial

MACEDONIA -- A police and fire memorial that will include a 6-foot-long, 1,000-pound steel beam from the World Trade Center following the 911 attacks will be set up next to City Hall. Mayor Joe Migliorini said he hopes the park will be completed this summer.

By Mike Lesko Reporter
Update: Boston Heights rape suspect surrenders, says U.S. Marshals Service
Feb 21, 2017 1:00 PM

Update: Boston Heights rape suspect surrenders, says U.S. Marshals Service

The United States Marshal's Service announced this afternoon that Boston Heights resident Raymond C. Gates, who was wanted on a first-degree felony charge of rape, surrendered to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.

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Police seek suspected recreation center thief
Feb 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Police seek suspected recreation center thief

Macedonia police are looking for a man who allegedly took a patron's wallet from the Macedonia Family Recreation Center around 4:11 p.m. on Feb. 9. According to police, the man took the wallet, then used the victim's credit card at a gas station in Twinsburg.

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Boston Heights man wanted on first-degree felony rape charge
Feb 16, 2017 10:15 AM

Boston Heights man wanted on first-degree felony rape charge

The Summit County Sheriff's Office today announced a warrent has been issued for 42-year-old Raymond C. Gates, of Boston Heights. The charge is first-degree felony rape.

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Macedonia house to be torn down to make room for retention pond
Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Macedonia house to be torn down to make room for retention pond

MACEDONIA -- An Iroquois Run house plagued with water-related problems will be torn down by the Summit County Land Bank this spring, city officials said. In its place, a retention pond that town leaders believe will help out neighboring properties will be built.

By Mike Lesko Reporter
Nordonia Hills veterans plan memorial park dedication
Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia Hills veterans plan memorial park dedication

MACEDONIA -- Chaplain Tom O'Brien of American Legion Post 801 believes it is "always important to recognize our veterans for their service to their country." "People who put on the uniform are special and deserve to be remembered in a memorial-type setting," he said.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter