In Regional Roundup, we've gathered the top stories from each of our eight weekly newspapers each week. Here are the regional stories you don't want to miss from June 12 to June 19, 2014.
78-year-old Aurora resident Don Mirolli graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor of arts degree after taking one class a semester over the last 20 years. His graduation date was the same as his fifth grandchild's, who attended the University of Akron.
From Screaming Orphans to the Gathering of Redheads, this year's Riverfront Irish Festival has much to offer those who are Irish and everyone else who wishes they were on June 13, 14 and 15 at Falls River Square.
A 50-year-old truck driver from North Carolina is being credited by police with helping pull three victims from a car June 12 moments after the car was involved in a fatal accident on the Ohio Turnpike in Hudson.
Summit County Council hosted its second public hearing June 9 regarding the proposed 0.25 percent county-wide sales tax increase. Overall, 18 proponents and 11 opponents spoke at the meeting.
The Tallmadge Board of Education has voted to hire Mike Bluey as the assistant principal at the high school starting this fall.
Authorities believe an unattended light bulb may have been the cause of a fire that destroyed a barn on Shepard Road.
The new Streetsboro High School and an addition to Campus Elementary School both are expected to be completed in December 2016, according to a construction timeline presented at the June 12 Streetsboro Board of Education meeting.
Global courier and shipping company FedEx looks to begin the process of building a 400,000-square-foot facility from the ground up at Cornerstone Business Park, site of the Chrysler Stamping Plant that closed in 2009 at the corner of Route 82 and Chamberlin Road.