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Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

OVI REPORT

The following are convictions handed down in Stow Municipal Court related to charges of operating an automobile while under the influence of alcohol. KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS: BAC-Blood Alcohol Content; DIP-Driver Intervention Program; EMHA-Elect.

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

County Clerk of Courtsannounces mandatoryE-Filing in Criminal division

The Summit County Clerk of Courts office has implemented mandatory electronic filing of court documents for cases in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas Criminal Division, Clerk Sandra Kurt announced in a news release.

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Real Estate Listings

Cuyahoga Falls Robert S And Diane T Wilson, to Richard And Patricia Ledinsky, 2451 6th St, $69,900 Wells Fargo Bk Na, to Tracey L Touma, 1646 7th St, $86,999 Mindy J Hoff, to Regina R Warner, 1519 19th St, $147,000 Robert T Miller, to Holly Miller, 836 Arcadia Ave, $60

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Take free smoking cessation classes

AKRON -- Cleveland Clinic Akron General will offer a free six-week smoking cessation class using the American Lung Association's "Freedom From Smoking" Program. Taught by Tobacco Treatment Specialists, the group sessions feature a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking.

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Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Children can celebrate Presidents Day in park

PENINSULA -- Many Northeast Ohio children have a three-day weekend coming up, as most public schools will be closed on Presidents Day, Feb. 20. Why not celebrate this patriotic day with family, in a national park?

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

The tragic story of Columbus' first homicide victim of the year

COLUMBUS -- I don't know a whole lot about Tarak Andrew Underiner. Reading the incident report posted by the Columbus Police Department a few day back, I know he was 20 years old and probably an Ohio State University student. And around 12:30 a.m. on Jan.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Cleveland bishop retires due to health concerns
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Cleveland bishop retires due to health concerns

CLEVELAND -- The leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland said Dec. 28 he is retiring because of health concerns. Bishop Richard Lennon said he asked to step down in a letter sent to Pope Francis about a month ago after being diagnosed with dementia.

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Summit County judges will serve as Administrative, Presiding Judges in 2017
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County judges will serve as Administrative, Presiding Judges in 2017

The Summit County Court of Common Pleas General Division judges nominated and approved Judge Amy Corrigall Jones to serve as Administrative Judge in 2017.

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

OVI Report

The following are convictions handed down in Stow Municipal Court related to charges of operating an automobile while under the influence of alcohol. KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS: BAC-Blood Alcohol Content; DIP-Driver Intervention Program; EMHA-Elect.

National Park to open new Visitors Center in 2019
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

National Park to open new Visitors Center in 2019

Peninsula -- Out-of-town visitors now make up about 20 percent of Cuyahoga Valley National Park users, and more Northeast Ohioans are discovering the national park in their own backyard.

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Good-luck charm sparks area teams
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Good-luck charm sparks area teams

It was a sensational year for Cleveland and Akron pro sports teams. They achieved remarkable success -- including three league championships -- through talent, hard work and determination.

By Mike Lesko Reporter
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Is Husted setting a tone for possible gubernatorial bid?

COLUMBUS -- In what could be considered one of the first salvos of the 2018 gubernatorial contest, Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted announced this month that he doesn't want any taxpayer money in the next biennial budget cycle to pay for his office expenses.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Real Estate Listings

Cuyahoga Falls Lisa R Nitzel, to Matthew D Ogden, 1941 7th St, $127,500 David L Zurk, to Dedicated Homes LLC, 1567 10th St, $28,000 Dmr Properties LLC, to John J Smelko And Jennifer R Miller, 2597 11th St, $130,000 Brinkman A And Brittany J Murray, to Brett C And Linds

Area ski resorts open for business with arrival of winter
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Area ski resorts open for business with arrival of winter

Sagamore Hills -- After a rough season last year, the Boston Mills/Brandywine ski areas are open for business again. Thomas Conti, spokesman for the areas, said opening day Dec.

By Eric Marotta News Leader Editor
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Summit County 2017 dog licenses on sale

A shiny new 2017 dog license tag to adorn your dog's collar is a gift that may help your pet return home if they are ever lost. 2017 Summit County Dog Licenses are available for purchase through Jan. 31, 2017.

Ohio casts its electoral college votes for Donald Trump
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Ohio casts its electoral college votes for Donald Trump

COLUMBUS -- There were no surprises at the Statehouse Dec. 19 as Ohio's 18 electors cast their votes, as expected, for President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Remembering past favorite presents and hoping for another

Each year as I struggle to come up with a Christmas column, I think back on past holidays, searching for some tidbit to share with the readers. And each year I hope that the column is not too boring self-righteous or gooey sweet for the readers.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

REAL ESTATE LISTINGS

Cuyahoga Falls Eric J And Leba A Lualdi, to Lauren H And Dana R Miller, 1771 11th St, $119,500 Timothy M Oconnor, to John Coco, 2441 15th St, $132,000 Salwan Family Trust, to Lindsay B Ripple, 2029 16th St, $114,850 Kelly M Avritt, to Sherri Brudson, 2580 21st St, $113

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Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Salvation Army Angel Tree Tags available to help needy children

Akron -- It is heartbreaking to think of a child with no gifts on Christmas. The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program provides gifts of new clothing and toys to thousands of children who otherwise might not have anything for Christmas.

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

AROUND US

Volunteers needed Kettles Mary Ann Jackson, honorary chair for The Salvation Army of Summit County's 2016 Red Kettle Campaign, is recruiting volunteer bell ringers. The kettles are staffed Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at retail sites. Many sites are indoors and out of the elements.