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Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Thanks to those who supported 'Measure-Up Campaign'

The Knights of Columbus Council 2362 would like to thank the customers of Acme Store 10 on State Road and Acme Store 12 on Bailey Road and the members of St. Eugene Church on Munroe Falls Avenue.

Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Three types of scams to beware of during summer

Summer is a prime time for scams that target consumers who want to repair or improve their property, rent a house or apartment, or even buy a puppy.

By Mike Dewine Ohio Attorney General
Springfield was once a center of automaking, agricultural products
Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Springfield was once a center of automaking, agricultural products

For the last four years, I've had Springfield, Ohio on my list of places that I wanted to visit on a weekend road trip. Over the Memorial Day weekend, I finally got the chance to go there.

By Ken Lahmers
Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Praises all who helped with Sommerfest event

The Cuyahoga Falls Oktoberfest Committee would like to thank the wonderful citizens of Cuyahoga Falls and surrounding areas that attended the 2017 Sommerfest presented by the Cuyahoga Falls Oktoberfest Committee this last weekend.

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Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Has questions about Falls School Board's credibility 1

Please refer to the article by Steve Wiandt published June 11 - relating to the elimination of teaching posts ("Falls School Board OKs eliminating 18 teaching posts," Page 1). In this article, two BOE members say, "...

Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Looking back on 41 years of living in 'the very best place'

I have been sitting at my desk procrastinating, or maybe I should just say reminiscing. I am a girl from Connecticut who thought she was a New Englander through and through. I can't say I was excited about moving to Ohio. But now, 41 years later, I find that I am a completely converted Buckeye!

By Karen Fuller
Do you think the minimum wage should be increased in Ohio?
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Do you think the minimum wage should be increased in Ohio?

I think it should be raised based on the job, not every job, but it does need to be raised to between $10 to $12. We need a fair living wage.

Vince Richards, Insurance
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Other universities should follow smoke-free lead of Kent State and Akron

More teens are kicking a deadly habit before it begins. A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released last month shows teen smoking rates have dropped to new lows in the United States. The decline is doubly important.

Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Says changes are 'ruining' city of Cuyahoga Falls 2

What is happening to our beautiful Cuyahoga Falls? The powers that be are ruining our great little town. So far they have taken the falls out of Cuyahoga Falls along with a nice Front Street that you could walk and feel safe with benches to rest on.

Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Opposes putting parking spaces along busy streets

I strongly believe that public streets are for driving upon. There may be an occasional need in a low traffic area for parking, perhaps on a residential street, but main thoroughfares should not have obstructions to the free flowing movement of vehicles.

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Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Why do many people break the law to celebrate independence?

It's been a long time since I've set off fireworks. I don't have to nowadays, as several of my neighbors choose to purchase and illegally fire off starbursts, mortar bombs and other explosives just a half a block or so from my back yard. The explosives never used to be so big.

By Eric Marotta News Leader Editor
Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Our View: Continue to strive for freedoms

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Construction in 'full swing' in Falls

The construction season is in full swing, and our paving projects are well underway. We were proud to realize additional savings this year which means that we are able to address more roads proactively. This year, our contracted street paving program consists of 22.2 lane miles, 3.

By Anthony Zumbo
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

A note to graduates: Time is on your side

The end of this school year marks the beginning of a new phase in your life. You've made it this far, but you've still got a long way to go. You may or may not have been one of the top achievers -- those with the gold and silver flair on their caps and gowns at graduation.

By Eric Marotta News Leader Editor
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Crazy idea: Combine the Pastor Protection, Ohio Fairness acts

COLUMBUS -- I don't know very many people who think discrimination is a good thing. I also don't know very many who think people of faith should be forced to allow those with opposing viewpoints to set up shop in others' places of worship.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Note of Thanks

Appreciates Goodyear's 'investment' in community At Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio (JANCO), our mission and the missions of scores of other nonprofit organizations is aided by the strong commitment to community service that is part of the corporate DNA at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Says grieving is 'natural, necessary part of life'

I greatly appreciated Marc Kovac's column published on May 28 regarding "Happy Memorial Day." In a society that is obsessed with pleasure, this was a refreshing reminder of the missing balance. Grieving is a natural, necessary part of life. Everyone is affected by loss.

'Treasure' unearthed through 'Questing' in National Park
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

'Treasure' unearthed through 'Questing' in National Park

Do you like solving puzzles? Discovering the natural and historical gems of Northeast Ohio? If so, Canalway Questing might be for you. Quests are treasure hunts with rhyming clues that lead step-by-step to a hidden box.

By Jennie Vasarhelyi
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Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Praises Boy Scouts for service during parade

On behalf of our staff and residents at Freedom House I would like to publicly thank the young men of Boy Scout Troop 154 for their service to veterans. Freedom House is a transitional housing facility for homeless veterans in our community.

Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Note to graduates: Time is on your side

The end of this school year marks the beginning of a new phase in your life. You've made it this far, but you've still got a long way to go. You may or may not have been one of the top achievers -- those with the gold and silver flair on their caps and gowns at graduation.

By Eric Marotta News Leader Editor