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Sep 23, 2016 11:36 AM

Capital News: Go check your voter registration status, right now

Columbus — Maybe you’re a regular voter, casting a ballot whenever the polls are open, whether a primary, general or special election.Maybe you send in an absentee ballot to avoid the lines on election days.

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 22, 2016 1:22 PM

Dreaming Out Loud: Do your own research while you watch Monday debate

The first presidential debate is this coming Monday night, Sept. 26. Living under a rock would not prevent you from knowing the two major party candidates running for office — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

By Andrew Adam | Hudson Hub-times Editor
Our View: Bliss' wrestling guidance at high school to be missed
Sep 21, 2016 1:00 AM

Our View: Bliss' wrestling guidance at high school to be missed

The clich might be accurate in this case: Dick Bliss has probably forgotten more about high school wrestling than most people will ever learn. After spending 44 years in charge of Aurora wrestling, however, Bliss decided to call it a career.

Kaleidoscope: Ice cream was big in Youngstown; two sites focus on city history
Sep 21, 2016 1:00 AM

Kaleidoscope: Ice cream was big in Youngstown; two sites focus on city history

When one thinks of the Youngstown of old, several things might come to mind -- steel production, mall developer Edward J. DeBartolo, organized crime and government corruption.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor
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Sep 21, 2016 1:00 AM

LETTER: Aurora needs a much improved library for its residents

Aurora Memrial Library is small. I think most, if not all, citizens are fully aware of that. People under age 60 aren't there anymore. The children's section is tiny; the young adult section is woefully inadequate. The APL has a bad collection.

Sep 21, 2016 1:00 AM

Notes Of Thanks-Sept. 21

To good samaritan... I would like TO to thank the unknown person who found my $50 Kohl's gift card, which I dropped on the ground at an Aurora store a few weeks ago. He or she turned it into the manager.

Sep 16, 2016 12:36 PM

Capital News: Chief Justice: Get out, votes for judges (and tell others, too)

Columbus — In less than two months, eligible Ohioans will help decide the next president of the United States.They’ll also vote on a U.S. Senate race and a bunch of U.S. House races and for a whole slew of state Senate and House seats.

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 15, 2016 5:01 PM

Guest Column: Heroin crisis requires all of Summit County to work together

he numbers are staggering. Since January of this year, emergency crews have responded to over 500 heroin overdose calls in Akron alone.

By Sherri Bevan Walsh | Summit County Prosecutor
Sep 14, 2016 2:15 PM

Think About It: Choosing never to forget 9/11, without reliving the tragedy

In the shadow of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, maybe what we need to remember is there is a difference between not forgetting a tragic event and reliving it.Whether you were glued to the television watching the scene unfold in New York City Sept.

By Gina Mace | Twinsburg Bulletin Reporter
Kaleidoscope: A trip back to Geauga County Fair; it's sad to see historic venues burn
Sep 14, 2016 1:00 AM

Kaleidoscope: A trip back to Geauga County Fair; it's sad to see historic venues burn

In 1994, I first attended the Great Geauga County Fair. On the Saturday of Labor Day weekend this year I got the chance to visit for the second time. It is the oldest county fair in Ohio, having started in 1923. This was its 194th year.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor
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Sep 9, 2016 11:20 AM

Sidelines: Remembering: September 11, 2001

They say you always remember where you were when . . . It was a perfect almost-fall morning — the sun shining, a beautiful blue sky above. At Record Publishing Co. in Stow, we were finishing up our weekly publications for Wednesday. A typical September Tuesday.

By Marsha Mckenna | Stow Sentry Editor
Sep 9, 2016 11:19 AM

Capital News: Kasich facing another decision on execution dates

Columbus — Gov. John Kasich has a decision to make in the relatively near future, and it probably won’t be an easy one.Because in a few months, Ohio is supposed to restart lethal injections down at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville.

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
Sep 7, 2016 1:00 AM

Kaleidoscope: Bevy of good things happening in Aurora area

It's been a pretty decent summer for good news in Aurora and other places in Northeast Ohio. Now autumn -- my favorite season -- is upon us. It officially does not arrive until Sept. 21, but in meteorological terms, it began Sept. 1.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor
Sep 2, 2016 1:40 PM

Capital News: Stop thinking about politics for a moment and start thinking about butterflies

Columbus — It’s all Trump this, Hillary that at the moment, with more than a little of your time being devoted to conversations about building some sort of barrier along the country’s southern border with Mexico, right?

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
Aug 31, 2016 1:00 AM

On the Mark: It's time to say goodbye

Dorothy Markulis announces her retirement from the Hudson Hub-Times and Record Publishing newspapers after 42 years.

By Dorothy Markulis | Hudson Hugb-times Reporter
Aug 31, 2016 1:00 AM

LETTER TO EDITOR: Cash donation to VOA appreciated

Can there be any job more difficult and gut wrenching than to work in a food pantry when the food supply is low? How many of us have had to tell an 87-year-old widow that there is not enough food to get her through the month?

Kaleidoscope: Parks gone; what does future hold for Geauga Lake land?
Aug 31, 2016 1:00 AM

Kaleidoscope: Parks gone; what does future hold for Geauga Lake land?

For nearly 130 years, the land around Geauga Lake has been occupied by some kind of park. A picnic grounds back in the late 1880s was the first use on part of the acreage. Then came amusement, marine life and water parks.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor
Aug 26, 2016 1:40 PM

Capital News: Kasich keeps talking about drug addiction, and you should, too

Columbus — Gov. John Kasich was stumping for Republican Sen. Rob Portman recently when his thoughts turned to drug addiction.“You know not to touch them, right?” he told one teen campaign volunteer.

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
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Aug 24, 2016 1:00 AM

Letter to Editor: Questions Council's giving of $12,000 to a single particular charity

Do you have a favorite charity? Most people do. Some people don't. Our City Council representatives have a favorite. Soon they will vote whether to give the Volunteers of America $12,000 of ourtax dollars.

Portage Pathways: Ravenna Arsenal began operations 75 years ago
Aug 24, 2016 1:00 AM

Portage Pathways: Ravenna Arsenal began operations 75 years ago

A milestone in Portage County history came and went with little fanfare 75 years ago. That's because those most closely associated with it were too busy to celebrate.

By Roger Dipaolo | Record-courier Editor