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The new owner of the building at 121 Lincoln Way W said he's unsure what he'll do next with it.

Updated Aug 25, 2016 at 5:18 PM

JACKSON TWP.  Going camping is a common practice for high school cross country teams leading into a new season. Coaches and runners pile into vans or buses and take a road trip to a campground or resort-type location...

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 4:43 PM

As his summer came to an official end, Green senior cross country runner Stewart Schmidt paused, took a deep breath and started to realize what he was in for.

Updated Aug 25, 2016 at 3:45 PM

COVENTRY TWP.  Coventry residents packed the room and made their voices heard about the district's open enrollment policy during the Aug. 9 school board meeting, making it known that many in the...

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 3:44 PM

JACKSON TWP.  It sounds like the scenario area volleyball coaches have been dreaming of for the past several seasons as the Jackson Polar Bears have dominated the Stark County volleyball scene. With three state...

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 2:40 PM

When the season began, much of the buzz around the Akron RubberDucks stemmed from having two of the Cleveland Indians’ top three prospects sharing the outfield.

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 1:47 PM

SPRINGFIELD TWP.  Being a senior doesn’t always come with guarantees. Many times, senior athletes can approach a new season with a measure of confidence, knowing they’ve established themselves within a...

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 12:37 PM

Springfield Local Schools Superintendent Chuck Sincere thanked the voters for passing a recent renewal levy during the Aug. 16 Board of Education meeting. "The voters have once again chosen to make an investment in this community, their...

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 12:34 PM

JACKSON TWP.  Stark State has been awarded $506,483 from Ohio’s Education Innovation program to provide ShaleNET education and training to students at Eastern Gateway Community College and Hocking College. The...

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 11:39 AM

Coventry Schools taxpayers and the press must stop accepting off-the-cuff statements by district officials without question. Haven't we experienced enough "inaccuracies" (e.g., We make money on OE)? At August's school board meeting,...

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 11:17 AM

On Friday evening, Aug. 19, the Coventry Local Schools hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Coventry High School. This was an amazing event attended by close to 1,200 community members and...

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