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Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

City could add new police officers

Hudson The city could see more police officers through the Community Oriented Policing Services. Council approved a resolution for the city manager to apply for the 2017 COPS officer hiring program funding from the U.S. Department of Justice. The U.S.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

More economical rate found for sister city student exchange

HUDSON -- In 1983 the city of Hudson adopted the German town of Landsberg am Lech as a sister city. The adoption made way for student exchanges which saw about 15 Hudson students, over a period of time, take advantage of the new relationship.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Pirates and Pixies hunt for treasure using magic wands
Jul 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Pirates and Pixies hunt for treasure using magic wands

Hudson Children enjoyed Pirates and Pixies or Little Vet School at the Hudson Middle School the week of June 26-29. Hudson Community Education and Recreation has camps and programs through Aug. 4. Registration is available at www.hudson.k12.oh.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Vision of Downtown Phase II to be fully developed by July 24
Jun 29, 2017 5:09 PM

Vision of Downtown Phase II to be fully developed by July 24

Hudson The full vision for a downtown development can be seen July 24 at an open house at Case Barlow Center.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
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Summa Health eliminates 300 positions
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Summa Health eliminates 300 positions

AKRON -- Summa Health, Summit County's largest employer, is eliminating 300 positions. Summa Health is facing "staggering operating losses" as inpatient and outpatient volumes this year are "dramatically down," Dr.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
JOANN looks to inspire with Creativebug
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

JOANN looks to inspire with Creativebug

HUDSON -- Hudson-based JOANN Stores has purchased Creativebug, a company which offers a variety of classes in home crafting.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson out of Block Grant Program

Hudson -- Residents will no longer be able to apply for grant funds from Summit County. Council members were split on leaving the Summit County's Community Development Block Grant program, which they entered June 21, 1993.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Sound walls part of Route 8 project
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Sound walls part of Route 8 project

STOW -- A nearly $50-million reconstruction project along Route 8 over the next few years is expected to include relief for residents tired of noise. Brent Kovacs, a spokesman for the Ohio Department of Transportation's District 4 office in Akron, said the 5.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Financial troubles force Hattie Larlham to close caf, Food Hub in Akron
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Financial troubles force Hattie Larlham to close caf, Food Hub in Akron

TWINSBURG TOWNSHIP -- Financial difficulties have led Hattie Larlham to shutter its last caf in Canal Place in Akron at the end of July, as well as its Food Hub in Akron at the end of August. In addition, Hattie Larlham CEO Dr.

By April Helms Reporter
Summa Health eliminates 300 positions
Jun 26, 2017 12:26 PM

Summa Health eliminates 300 positions

Akron – Summa Health, Summit County's largest employer, is eliminating 300 positions. Summa Health is facing “staggering operating losses” as inpatient and outpatient volumes this year are “dramatically down,” Dr.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron motorclist dies in Route 8 crash

Cuyahoga Falls Police and Summit County officials are investigating a motorcycle crash on southbound Route 8 south of Graham Road that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Akron man June 20. Falls Police and Fire officials responded to the crash at 4:16 p.m.

Hudson teachers to see 2 percent increase based on performance
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson teachers to see 2 percent increase based on performance

HUDSON -- The Board of Education and Hudson Education Association have agreed on a three-year contract, which will see a 2 percent base pay increase each year of the contract -- based on performance. The HEA voted to ratify the contact May 17, according to Dave Spohn, HEA president.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Technology updates for police sought in budget

HUDSON -- City Council June 6 met with the safety forces to prepare for the 2018 budget and learn what some of the needs of the police department will be next year and in the future.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Perusing at Hudson Festival Days
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Perusing at Hudson Festival Days

These area residents enjoyed their visit to Hudson Middle School during Hudson Festival Days recently. Above, Norma Lapierre looks at artwork during the Hudson Society of Artists' Clothesline Art Show. At right, Amanda Morris and Ashley Schmitt look at some items available at the garden shop.

Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit DD levy set for November ballot

Summit County will ask voters to approve a six-year renewal of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board's 4.5- mill levy on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

Hudson Council Legislative Lowdown
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Council Legislative Lowdown

City Council members Beth Bigham, President Hal DeSaussure, Dennis Hanink, Alex Kelemen, Casey Weinstein, Dan Williams and William Wooldredge approved the following legislation at the June 20, 2017, regular Council meeting: A resolution congratulating the Burton D.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Police Reports-June 25

Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies or the Hudson Police Department. It is not intended to be all inclusive.

City considers solar panels as power source
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

City considers solar panels as power source

HUDSON -- Hudson already has solar panels on city-owned property at Barlow Community Center, thanks to Leadership Hudson class of 2014, but could have a much larger solar presence in the future.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
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Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Hope Homes in Stow focusing on housing

While Hope Homes in Stow has ceased providing operational services, its executive director stresses that it will continue its business presence at its Call Road site, focusing on providing the physical homes and facilities for those with developmental disabilities.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Peg's Gallery exhibit features artists from Akron Art Prize 2016
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Peg's Gallery exhibit features artists from Akron Art Prize 2016

HUDSON -- A variety of art is on display at Peg's Gallery, 10 W. Streetsboro St., featuring the artists from Akron Art Prize 2016, which is sponsored by the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation. The art exhibit, Alternate Approaches, was curated by Courtney Cable and runs through Aug. 21.

By Laura Freeman Reporter