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Voters will have a chance in November to increase the restrictions on political contributions in the latest campaign finance proposal aimed at pay-to-play. The Sunlight on Dark Money ballot initiative requires greater disclosure of who is behind campaign advertisements paid …

Campaign Finance National: “Feds’ Probe into Trump Hush Money Payments Is Over, Judge Says” by Darren Samuelsohn for Politico Michigan: “Michigan House Bill Would Set Minimum Fines for Campaign Finance Violations” by Lauren Gibbons for MLive.com Missouri: “Man Pleads Guilty …

How to be considered for loan modification programs to keep your home
How to go from a temporary to a permanent loan modification
How foreclosure works, how long the process takes, and what your rights are while a foreclosure is pending
Bankruptcy as an option to keep your home
How to obtain free legal help
HAMP and other programs to help you keep your home
How to prepare and what questions you should be asking

Applications are now available for Surface Transportation Block Grants (STBG), Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TASA), and Resurfacing programs. All applications are due into our office by 4:30pm on August 30, 2019. Please contact Dave Pulay or Amy Prater with any questions at 330-375-2436. For applications in Excel format, please see below: STBG application TASA application Resurfacing …

The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education. The Board is non-partisan and non-sectaria...

Dave Lieberth narrates this intriguing history of the corner of Market and Main streets. While specifically focusing on the location where the new Akron Publ...

HUDSON — Nobody likes to wait for a train to pass through an intersection, but when the train has stopped or is moving slowly, drivers might want to

The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education. The Board is non-partisan and non-sectaria...

The Akron Police Department and the city traffic engineering division are reminding motorists to slow down and be careful in and around schools and playgrounds during summer
Just because school is out doesn't mean drivers can ignore the flashing 20 mph speed limit signals.
While it's summer, not all students are off from class. Some are still attending many elementary schools for summer meals and other events. These programs run at various times from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday all…

The event kicks off at 8:00 a.m. starting on W. Bowery St. at W. Center St. Runners will go east on Bowery to north on Quaker turning right onto Ash St. Runners will then turn right to Mill St., right on Main St. and go south to W. Bartges where they will turn right going west to Pier Dr. Runners will U-turn at Pier and go east and enter the Towpath Trail. They will then exit by the Spaghetti Warehouse and go north…

Volunteers play a vital role in United Way’s work to make our community stronger. United Way is hosting a variety of community engagement events in 2019, uniting volunteers to make a difference for our neighbors. The projects can accept large groups, offer teambuilding and networking opportunities and are planned by United Way staff.

UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY KNIGHT BREAKFAST
Established in 1954 by former Akron Beacon Journal publisher John S. Knight, the Knight Breakfast brings together community leaders to celebrate the start of a new United Way campaign
FEATURED SPEAKER: DEANNA SINGH
Deanna Singh, author of the new book Purposeful Hustle, is recognized as a leading authority in building innovative opportunities within underserved communities. As Chief Change Agent…

Headed to the beach this summer? Don’t forget to keep up with your fitness goals while you’re there! Even though rest and recovery are important, it’s a good idea to keep up with your routine so you don’t struggle with getting back into the groove once you return home–especially if you’re taking a nice vacation …

Strong Night in Chicago for Toyota
Led by Brandon Jones, Tundras had a strong showing under the lights at Chicagoland Speedway. With six Tundras inside the top-10 in Friday evening’s NASCAR Truck Series race, Jones finished runner-up in the 150-lap affair
Happy with his second-place finish, Jones just needed more laps at the end of the race. “I don’t know if we could have done something else with pit strategies or not, but that’s why we had good pit position there,” Jones said.…

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics reveals plans for its Quiet Supersonic Technology Airliner, or QSTA, that will leverage its research with NASA to create a passenger airplane capable of Mach 1.8.

Following a spring with heavy rains and flooding, state and county health officials are ramping up mosquito prevention programs ahead of the Fourth of