This restaurant in Brunswick, Ohio has permanently closedIsla ChiuNewsBreak Contributor
Division 2 Thomas More Saints Wage Holy War on Walsh Cavaliers 26 to 10David ThomasNewsBreak Contributor
5 Best rooftop restaurants in Apple Creek, OhioZulie JourneyNewsBreak Contributor
In case you missed it, this popular chain has opened a new location in Cuyahoga Falls, OhioIsla ChiuNewsBreak Contributor
Job vs. Hair: Akron Man Fights DiscriminationShamon DaeNewsBreak Contributor
These Canton, OH based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Canton.
New Fairlawn butterfly garden provides comfort to those who've suffered loss
The Fairlawn Heights Neighborhood Association helped with creating the garden. The owner of Blooming Designs helped with the garden design. Decorative butterflies are spaced among the flowers, with each butterfly representing a lost loved one. Chris Misanko was raking the small garden spot on an island of greenspace at the...
Police officer uses pepper spray to break up fight among girls at Firestone CLC
A police officer used a chemical irritant to break up a fight at Firestone CLC Friday afternoon, according to Akron Police Lt. Michael Miller, who said the information he had on the incident was "very preliminary." Miller said a large fight involving a dozen or more students broke out around...
Akron in the Crossfire: Data shows grim picture of growing gun violence
The number and frequency of gun homicides in Summit County has doubled in the past decade — a trend that's worsened since the pandemic, especially among youths. "Akron in the Crossfire" is the Akron Beacon Journal's multiweek, in-depth reporting project exploring the reasons for rising gun violence in the community, as well as the impact and possible solutions.
Weekly Safety Report: Murder Conviction, Turkey's Death, Fatal Crash, Arrest, Deliberations, and Sentencing Impact Summit County, Ohio
This week in Summit County, Ohio, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents include a murder conviction, the death of a beloved turkey, a fatal car crash, an arrest for murder, ongoing deliberations in a teen's death case, and a sentencing for involvement in a shooting that killed a pregnant woman.
Local history: Akron girl’s Hollywood career is ‘Gone With the Wind’
For nearly 80 years, Pat Marks, 92, has wondered about a rumor that circulated in Firestone Park when she was a girl in Akron. “I heard about it from the kids at school,” she recalled. In the mid-1940s, there was chatter among her Garfield High classmates that a celebrity...
Statewide alert issued for missing 16-year-old Stark County girl
MASSILLON, Ohio (WOIO) - The Jackson Township Police Department on Saturday is asking for the community’s help in searching for a teen who they say may be in danger or abducted. A statewide alert says 16-year-old Sahara King, from Massillon, was last seen at 10 p.m. on Sept. 22...
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Head-on Crash and Various Incidents Under Investigation in Wadsworth, Ohio
One person died and several others were injured in two separate incidents in Wadsworth, Ohio this week. The first incident involved a head-on collision on Interstate 76, where a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction collided with another vehicle. The second incident includes various reports of threats, theft, and suspicious phone calls, which are currently under investigation by the local police.
Bath Mansion on 27 Acres Hits Market for $4 Million
Just outside of Akron in the wealthy suburb of Bath, this home (4081 Derrwood Dr.) just the market for $4,000,000. The Bella Vista Estate, as it's called, is also a horse farm and was built in 2001. It sits on 27 acres and runs into the Bath Nature Preserve. The kitchen has a La Cornue range, there are 4 fireplaces, 2 libraries, a sunroom and every little thing you could imagine being featured in a home that sells for $4 million. The outdoor features include an 8-stall horse stable with a kitchen, bath and laundry room, an arena, and a carriage garage.
Where are OVI checkpoints in NE Ohio this week?
Motorists can expect multiple sobriety checkpoints in Northeast Ohio this week.
Discover Akron's Top 5 Must-Visit Pubs: A Local's Guide
This article presents a tour of five unique pubs in Akron. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Highland football vs. Barberton: Matthew Ciryak’s all-around effort sparks dominant Hornets win
MEDINA, Ohio – Highland senior Matthew Ciryak never leaves the field. It was his versatility that spearheaded a dominant performance for Highland (5-1, 3-0) in route to a 35-7 win over visiting Barberton (3-3, 2-1) in Suburban American Conference play at North Gateway Tire Field on Friday. If you...
Canton Man Dies in Early Friday Crash
Police believe speeding may have been the cause of a crash that took the life of a 35-year old Canton man early yesterday. Ohio Highway Patrol Troopers say around 5 yesterday morning Derrick Hill was headed east on 12th street near Perry Drive when his car went off the right side of the road, then travelled back across and went off the left side hitting a tree. He died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.
Reappraisal process flawed; thoughts on new Catholic policy and more | Voice of the People
I recently had an informal hearing with a representative from the Summit County Auditor’s Office regarding the new appraised value of my property. As I explained to the representative, I was concerned that the county’s new appraised value of my property had increased by 60% while most of the home values for my neighbors’ properties increased by about 33%. The auditor’s representative explained that since I had appealed my 2020 appraised value and received a reduction from the Board of Revision, that reduction “dropped off” before the new appreciation factor was calculated.
NE Ohio high school closes due to fleas
The school district arranged for professional exterminators.
Local Highlights: Mum Festival, Dining, and Shopping Experiences Await in Barberton and Stow, Sept 22-24
The Play Eat Shop event will take place from September 22 to September 24 in Barberton and Stow. Barberton's main event will be the Mum Festival at Lake Anna Park, showcasing over a million mum blooms. Fa-Ray's Family Restaurant and the Star-N-Stripes Co. store are also recommended stops.
College Student Stabbed Mother So She Wouldn't Find Out She Was Kicked Out of School
"Just the knife just in the neck multiple times? That is purposeful. That is trying to end someone." Sydney Powell was found guilty this week of murdering her mother. A jury in Summit County, Ohio convicted the now 23-year-old former college student on Wednesday for the 2020 slaying. Powell, an...
Akron Drops 4OT Game At Indiana
The Zips fought to the end, but it wasn't enough
South Side Neighborhood Watch
BARBERTON: Officers observed a vehicle with no headlights or taillights Aug. 24 and initiated a traffic stop. The man driving had glossy eyes and slurred speech. The man failed field sobriety tests and was cited for OVI and for not having his headlights on. The vehicle was also towed. Police...
Starz Market up for sale after 40 years of business
In an interesting turn of events, Starz Mart on Exchange has gone up for sale. However, it’s not exactly cheap and if you’re serious about buying this shop then it will cost you $800,000. The shop is listed for sale here and claims to include: ‘groceries, lottery, beer, wine tobacco/cigarettes, ATM, Bitcoin Machine, EBT, Bill Pay, Money Gram, Money Orders & very lucrative check cashing business. Potential to add food service, as well as a designated area for vape products.’