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Green native honored as Akron Police Department's Officer of the Year

AKRON Green native Kyle Cunningham was born to be an Akron police officer, and it didn't take him long to leave an impression as he was recently named the department's Officer of the Year, becoming the first officer on the night shift to earn top honors. "I am a second generation Akron police office

THESUBURBANITE.COM - 2017-11-24 14:23:00

Akron Police, Pay it Forward for Pets create calendar to benefit animals at Summit County pound

AKRON, Ohio - When you adopt from nonprofit Pay It Forward For Pets, you reduce the number of animals euthanized at the Summit County pound and help others get adopted. Now, you can support animals, and look at a different hound each month with the Pay It Forward For Pets 2018 "Blue and shelter pets

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-11-24 13:18:16

Akron Civic Theatre to host Ryan Humbert Holiday Extravaganza: A Very Country Christmas

AKRON, Ohio - The Akron Civic Theatre will host the 9th annual Ryan Humbert Holiday Extravaganza: A Very Country Christmas Dec. 20-21. The show will feature holiday favorites, country selections and original songs by Humbert's country and honky tonk band, Shooter Sharp & The Shootouts. "I'm really l

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Things to do around the Stark County area

Candlelight Walk Stroll amongst luminarias and lovely architecture and enjoy musical entertainment and eight of the downtown historic churches during the Massillon Community Candlelight Walk at 5 p.m. Dec. 3. Carolers will sing on the steps of Massillon Public Library. The Massillon Museum will add

THESUBURBANITE.COM - 2017-11-24 15:54:00

Barberton woman dies days after electrocution in Akron

AKRON - The Summit County Medical Examiner has confirmed that a woman who was shocked while trimming trees alongside a man who was electrocuted last week has also died. Jessica Richmond, 46, was thrown from a cherry picker as she trimmed trees with George Csikos Nov. 14. Csikos, 38, died at the scen


Azteca Restaurante Mexicano in Akron must pay $118,354 for violating labor laws

AKRON, Ohio -- Azteca Restaurante Mexicano Inc. in Akron and its owner have reached an agreement with the Labor Department to pay $118,354 for violating federal labor laws, including paying employees less than the minimum wage. The restaurant and its owner, Salvador Alatorre, agreed to pay $59,177 i


Road trip around Akron's orange barrels

AKRON - Join WKYC's Amani Abraham and Carl Bachtel on a road trip around Akron through some of the construction zones you may see on your holiday commute. The Ohio Department of Transportation lists the following projects in the Akron area: The ramp from I76 eastbound to I-77 southbound is CLOSED t


Akron gets civic boost at Hack N Akron 3.0

AKRON-The city of Akron will be holding its third all-day Hack N Akron event, hosted by Launch League on Saturday, Dec. 9. This reoccurring hackathon brings together more than 100 coders, designers, marketers, entrepreneurs, students, and civically-engaged individuals to participate in developing un


Theater spotlight: Wolf River Theatrical Troupe offers comedic look at holiday gathering

Subscribed, but don't have a login? What: Wolf River Theatrical Troupe presents "A Good Old-Fashioned Big Family Christmas" When: 7 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1, and Dec. 7-9 Where: Equal Opportunities Building, 304 St. John's Place, New London Admission: $15 adults, $8 students. Call Judy for reservations

POST-CRESCENT - 2017-11-24 17:48:30

Kitchen catches fire after resident falls asleep while cooking

SHAWANO, Wis. (WFRV) - Two people were taken to the hospital as a result of an apartment fire in Shawano Wednesday. Police say crews were called to the 110 block of Prairie Street for the report of a fire. Officers who arrived on scene found smoke coming from a ground floor apartment, and two civili

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2017-11-24 02:02:37

Apartment fire sends two to the hospital

Ambulance file photo (Image courtesy MGN Online) SHAWANO (WLUK) Two people were transported to the hospital Wednesday after an apartment fire in Shawano. Shawano police and fire were called to 118 Prairie Street in the City of Shawano for a report of a fire. When officers arrived they found smoke co

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2017-11-23 12:06:01

Two taken to hospital after Shawano kitchen fire

SHAWANO, Wis. (WBAY) - Shawano police say a tenant in an apartment building fell asleep with food cooking on her stove, causing a fire Wednesday afternoon. The fire department was called to apartments on Prairie Street at 4:46 p.m. Two people were carrying the 68-year-old woman out of her apartment

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2017-11-23 19:40:00

Family in Shawano displaced after kitchen fire

SHAWANO, Wis. (WBAY) -- A family in Shawano has been displaced after a kitchen fire on Wednesday. The Shawano Area Fire Department responded to 118 Prairie Street in Shawano around 5 p.m. for a report of a stove fire. Firefighters quickly put out the flames, and the fire was contained to one apar


Allegations of sexual misconduct at Shawano private school unfounded

SHAWANO - A claim of employee misconduct at a private school in Shawano is not credible, authorities said Wednesday. Authorities confirmed that investigators found no evidence to support to an anonymous complaint last week of sexual misconduct by an employee at St. James Lutheran Church, School and


The Buzz: Seen and heard in stores on Black Friday

Black Friday is the colorful, loud, high-energy kickoff to holiday shopping in stores. See a story that ran Friday at postcrescent.com on how online buying and changing store hours affected the day. Also, see a photo gallery of the best of Black Friday. A few more tidbits and quotes: Fastest shopper

POST-CRESCENT - 2017-11-24 21:10:18

Applause: Your Fox Valley neighbors doing good work

Founded 10 years ago by Fox Valley Technical College employees and managed by the FVTC Foundation, the Seeds of Hope fund helps students cover expenses resulting from personal emergency situations. "Many students would have fallen behind or been unable to stay in school without this fund," said Juli


Olivas to lead 21-mile ruck for veterans

CLIFTON - Morenci native Miguel Olivas believes its long past time to bring attention to the mental health issues today's veterans are facing. To help move discussion forward, on Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7, Olivas will lead a 21-mile ruck from Safford to Clifton, finishing at the top of Mares Bluff at

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

No specific cause of enrollment decline

DUNCAN - The loss of students at Duncan Elementary was the main topic of conversation at the Duncan Unified School District governing board meeting in November. Superintendent Eldon Merrell briefly discussed the issue of declining enrollment. He provided board members with a detailed report explaini

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-24 17:00:00

Freeport reports earnings of $492 in 3Q

Freeport McMoRan's Morenci mining operation helped the company record $492 million in net earnings in the third quarter 2017, the company reported Oct. 25. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave MORENCI - Freeport-McMoRan, Greenlee County's largest employer, reported a good third quarter. A jump in copper pr

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-24 09:00:00

Salvation Army welcomes food donations; Santa welcomes pets for a picture at the Warner Theatre Dec. 2; Colebrook Historical Society to hold open house; Medicare fraud, scam program offered at Kent library; Litchfield announces new holiday ornament

COLEBROOK - The Colebrook Historical Society will hold its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 3, 3-5 p.m. There will be lots of refreshments on hand, plus a good deal of holiday cheer. Colebrook's children will perform music of the season, and everyone can join in an old fashioned carol sing.

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-11-24 11:11:16