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Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

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Judges needed for Twins Days The Twins Days Festival Committee is seeking judges to assist with the annual twins contests Aug. 5 and 6 during the 42nd Annual Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg. The contests begin around noon both days and run until 6 p.m. each evening.

Twinsburg Fire donates old training equipment to Linde Gas
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg Fire donates old training equipment to Linde Gas

TWINSBURG -- After nearly two decades of use, the Twinsburg Fire Department has donated its old propane-fueled fire extinguisher trainer to Linde Gas of Twinsburg.

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Rare dragonfly spotted in Liberty Park
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Rare dragonfly spotted in Liberty Park

TWINSBURG -- A species of dragonfly listed as threatened in Ohio made a return to Liberty Park this spring after a seven-year absence.

From Staff Reports
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
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'We hold these truths to be self-evident'
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

'We hold these truths to be self-evident'

TWINSBURG -- The popular annual reading of the Declaration of Independence will be this Fourth of July at 2 p.m. at Twinsburg Township Square. Elected officials will each read a part of the Declaration, including State Rep.

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Classic car show highlights Founders' Day July 22
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Classic car show highlights Founders' Day July 22

TWINSBURG -- Cruise in to Founders' Day on July 22 and showcase your classic car. The Bicentennial Committee is accepting applications for historic vehicles between 1910 and 1979. Cars will be showcased at the once-in-a-lifetime 200 year celebration at Twinsburg Township Square.

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Village Councilor Silversten steps down
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Village Councilor Silversten steps down

REMINDERVILLE -- Village Councilor Mark Silversten is stepping down. Residents who would like to serve on Village Council are encouraged to submit a letter of intent and a resume to Village Hall by July 5. Silversten's term ends Dec. 31 this year.

By April Helms Reporter
Bicentennial touch-up
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Bicentennial touch-up

Green light from city for medical marijuana
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Green light from city for medical marijuana

TWINSBURG -- The medical marijuana industry in Northeast Ohio is becoming increasingly competitive, and Twinsburg has reached a unique agreement with one company to set up shop on Edison Boulevard, providing the company receives the proper state licenses for growing and processing.

By April Helms And Andrew Schunk Reporter And Editor
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Reminderville officer pulls weight at competition
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Reminderville officer pulls weight at competition

REMINDERVILLE -- A village police officer flexed some muscle and took home the gold in weightlifting at this year's Ohio Police and Fire Games in Canton June 11 through 16, coming within 10 pounds of the state record in the competition. Det. Sgt.

By April Helms Reporter
Summa Health eliminates 300 positions
Jun 26, 2017 12:38 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
Reminderville officer pulls weight at competition
Jun 26, 2017 11:21 AM

Reminderville officer pulls weight at competition

REMINDERVILLE -- A village police officer flexed some muscle and took home the gold in weightlifting at this year's Ohio Police and Fire Games in Canton June 11 through 16, coming within 10 pounds of the state record in the competition. Det. Sgt.

By April Helms Reporter
'We hold these truths to be self-evident'
Jun 24, 2017 3:33 PM

'We hold these truths to be self-evident'

TWINSBURG -- The popular annual reading of the Declaration of Independence will be this Fourth of July at 2 p.m. at Twinsburg Township Square. Elected officials will each read a part of the Declaration, including State Rep.

From Staff Reports
Reminderville Councilor Mark Silversten steps down
Jun 24, 2017 3:33 PM

Reminderville Councilor Mark Silversten steps down

REMINDERVILLE -- Village Councilor Mark Silversten is stepping down, and residents who would like to serve on Village Council are encouraged to submit a letter of intent and a resume to Village Hall by July 5. Silversten's term ends Dec. 31 this year.

By April Helms Reporter
Mild winter, warm spring ticks off outsiders
Jun 23, 2017 1:10 PM

Mild winter, warm spring ticks off outsiders

TWINSBURG -- Did you enjoy the mild winter? So did the ticks, unfortunately, and they are hungry in Liberty Park. Summit County Metro Parks officials have said that the two recent warm winters have led to a significant uptick in the tick population.

By April Helms Reporter
Twinsburg gives green light to medical marijuana grower
Jun 23, 2017 1:10 PM

Twinsburg gives green light to medical marijuana grower

TWINSBURG -- The medical marijuana industry in Northeast Ohio is becoming increasingly competitive, and Twinsburg has reached a unique agreement with one company to set up shop on Edison Boulevard, providing the company receives the proper state licenses for growing and processing.

By April Helms And Andrew Schunk Reporter And Editor
Twinsburg Fire donates old training equipment to Linde Gas
Jun 22, 2017 6:24 PM

Twinsburg Fire donates old training equipment to Linde Gas

After nearly two decades of use, the Twinsburg Fire Department donated its old propane fueled fire extinguisher trainer to Linde Gas of Twinsburg.

From Staff Reports
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Twinsburg man arrested for Northfield Village CVS robbery
Jun 21, 2017 4:45 PM

Twinsburg man arrested for Northfield Village CVS robbery

NORTHFIELD VILLAGE -- Justin Melinis, 29, of Twinsburg was arrested June 20 in connection to the June 2 robbery of the CVS on Route 8. Northfield Village Officer in Charge Sgt.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Jun 21, 2017 4:45 PM

Motorcycle crash on Route 8 claims life of 19-year-old man

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 Tuesday afternoon. At 10 a.m.