The Suburbanite

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Posted Jul 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Police Sgt. Joe Gaffney presented three new members of the Police Explorers Post with pins at the June 11 trustees meeting.

Posted Jun 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM

More than 100 women came to the Springfield Assembly of God church on Canton Road to attend a free self defense class hosted by prosecuting attorney Sherri Bevan Walsh's office.

Updated Jun 16, 2015 at 11:38 PM

A public presentation about research on the online commercial sex industry in the Akron-Canton area is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Updated Jun 16, 2015 at 11:48 AM

Terry Clarke has been a faithful Tribe fan since 1948 — the last year they won the World Series.

Posted Jun 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Two new patrol cars have hit the roads in New Franklin.

Updated May 23, 2015 at 10:21 PM

Crews were at the scene of a barn fire for nearly four hours Saturday evening.

Posted May 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM

It's a message that police, teachers and school administrators reiterate every spring simply because of its importance.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 7:09 PM

A Summit County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a 52-year-old man wielding a knife Wednesday morning at a house on Raber Road.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 3:18 PM

A Summit County deputy fatally shot a 52-year-old man wielding a knife about 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

Posted May 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Police Chief Stephan Wilder escorted a Northwood Elementary School student to school in his police cruiser May 6.

Posted May 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Teachers and school administrators go about their jobs hoping that none of their students ever see the inside of a courtroom.

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