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Aurora High ranked No. 1 in Northeast Ohio by U.S. News & World Report
Apr 26, 2017 2:51 PM

Aurora High ranked No. 1 in Northeast Ohio by U.S. News & World Report

Aurora High has added another feather to its cap with last week’s announcement that U.S. News World Report magazine rated it No. 1 in Northeast Ohio and No. 6 overall in Ohio. Aurora was one of 19 schools in Ohio to earn a gold medal.

Annual 'Taste' set to help out Rotary Club of Aurora
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Annual 'Taste' set to help out Rotary Club of Aurora

AURORA -- The Rotary Club of Aurora will host its 17th annual A Taste of the Western Reserve on April 30 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Signature of Solon off Route 43, just south of Pettibone Road.

From Staff Reports
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Traffic crashes continue to rise in Portage, Summit counties

AURORA -- The number of traffic crashes on Greater Akron area roadways and intersections increased between 2013 and 2015, according to the latest three-year report compiled by the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study.

From Staff Reports
Akronite must repay cash taken from Aurora firm
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Akronite must repay cash taken from Aurora firm

RAVENNA -- An Akron man who stole more than $185,000 from his former employer, an Aurora company, between December 2014 and March 2016 was ordered last week to serve jail time and pay back the entire amount. Shaun M.

By Dave O'brien Record-courier Reporter
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Out for a walk in the park on fine spring day
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Out for a walk in the park on fine spring day

Aurora High students Leah Angelo and Carly and Jodi Obly recently enjoyed a nice spring day walking at Liberty Park in Twinsburg. The Oblys, along with their brother who was not with the group, are triplets.

Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Possible Portage detox, drug recovery center outlined

RAVENNA -- The Portage County Sales and Use Tax Advisory Oversight Subcommittee last week heard a proposal for the county's first Detoxification and Residential Treatment Center and Recovery Campus. Mark Frisone, executive director of Family Community Services Inc.

By Kelly Maile Record-couirer Reporter
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Don't forget Fill a Bag, Feed a Family this weekend in Aurora

Aurora residents are reminded that volunteers will be canvassing neighborhoods on April 29 to pick up food for the Fill a Bag, Feed a Family campaign. Bags were left on residents' porches and doorsteps April 22.

Aurora Pollce Reports-April 26
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Pollce Reports-April 26

Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by the Aurora Police Department. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Trespassing: An Orchard Avenue woman reported April 17 at about 8 p.m. that her estranged husband was trespassing at her home.

Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora To Do List-April 26

5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK If you have an event you would like to submit, send your name, with a phone number and info about the event to klahmers@recordpub.com.

Country Development building to add nostalgic sign
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Country Development building to add nostalgic sign

AURORA -- Sisters Georgia Hanes Reed and Hollis Caillot, the owners of the historic former James A. Converse Store, have poured their love and respect for Aurora's history and that of their own family into a new sign being installed April 28.

By Bob Gaetjens | Reporter
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Help is available to kick drug addiction
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Help is available to kick drug addiction

AURORA -- A recovering drug addict painted a poignant picture of his efforts to "get clean" as part of a drug / opioid crisis awareness program April 22 at the Aurora Inn. It was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor
Goodyear airship flies over Aurora High baseball game
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Goodyear airship flies over Aurora High baseball game

Although a little cool, the skies were mostly sunny when the Aurora High varsity baseball team opened its season in late March at Kent Roosevelt, winning the game 21-0.

Caseload falls in Portage County Muni Court
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Caseload falls in Portage County Muni Court

The number of criminal cases heard by Portage County Municipal Court judges in 2016 fell by more than 2,100 from the previous year, with a subsequent decrease in proceeds from court costs and fees of nearly $267,000.

By Dave O'brien Record-courier Reporter
Lots of construction coming in Aurora; other city reports told
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Lots of construction coming in Aurora; other city reports told

AURORA -- Construction projects for which building permits were issued in March in the city were valued at $4.9 million, according to the planning-zoning-building department. Commercial projects totaled $1.

From Staff Reports
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Portage's park district adds 215 acres in Kent, Brimfield

The Portage Park District and its partners recently completed its newest addition to the countywide park system: A 215-acre property in Kent and Brimfield, the district announced recently.

From Staff Reports
Apr 24, 2017 5:25 PM

Warm weather predicted this week in Northeast Ohio

Pretty decent weather is forecast for this week in Northeast Ohio. High temperatures on most days will range from the low 70-s to low 80s. The first part of the week will be dry, then scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible Thursday to Saturday.

Apr 20, 2017 12:07 PM

Cuyahoga Falls buffet closes to public after court ruling on employee wages

Cuyahoga Falls -- A televangelist's restaurant has abruptly closed to the public after a court ordered them to pay $388,000 to a group of employees and found that members of his church were urged to volunteer at the buffet as unpaid workers.

By Phil Keren Falls News Press Editor And Associated Press
Apr 19, 2017 5:41 PM

Open house provides comment chance for Boston Mills Visitor Center

PENINSULA – The public is invited to an open house to view and comment on the plans for the new Boston Mills Visitor Center for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It will be held from 3-6 p.m. on April 24, at Happy Days Lodge, 500 W Streetsboro St., Peninsula.

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Apr 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora City Council Actions-April 19

Here are actions taken by Aurora City Council at its April 10 meeting: APPROVED Set the compensation for the mayor from Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2023 ($99,975 in 2020, $102,275 in 2021, $104,750 in 2022 and $107,350 in 2023).

Apr 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Police Reports-April 19

Theft: A business on South Chillicothe Road reported April 5 that an iPhone awaiting shipment was taken by someone. The value was $747.