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February 19, 2013 by Deborah Shilinski Armocida (Register to contact)

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Garfield Night At The Races

February 18, 2013 by Deborah Shilinski Armocida (Register to contact)

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Support Garfield Rams Football Team on Saturday, March 2,--690 W. Waterloo Road
6 p.m. Dinner, 7:30 p.. Races start
$10.00 at the door (per person) all you can eat or drink
Buy and name a horse for $35.00--admits 2 people--all you can eat and drink--$50.00 when your horse wins.
Contact Bob Sax by phone or email (330) 620-XXXX . *****@akron.k12.oh.us

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Mom, 3 kids die in Akron fire  New Philadelphia Times Reporter

An Akron woman and her three children — ages 5, 7 and 10 — were found dead Wednesday inside a Kenmore home that caught fire amid the coldest ...



Akron makes tough decision to build combined school at Garfield site  Suburbanite

AKRON Following months of community meetings and reviewing options, the Akron Public Schools Board of Education decided to build a combined Garfield ...



Meeting held to outline new Garfield-Kenmore School  Suburbanite

AKRON Akron Public Schools have officially kicked of the planning process for the city's final high school construction project.During a meeting last month at ...



Partners hope trip to Ford drives more career prospects for Akron kids  Akron Beacon Journal

In a fortunate turn of events, Bryce Green was standing on the metal, maze-like balcony above the floor of the bustling Ford Rouge Factory on Tuesday instead of ...



James A. Garfield Class of 1968 Celebrates their 50th Class Reunion  The Weekly Villager

On September 29, 2018, the James A. Garfield class of 1968 celebrated their 50th class reunion with a gathering at Roby Lee's Party Center, Newton Falls.



Tattooed remains found in 2015 in Chicago IDd as missing Akron man  Akron Beacon Journal

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Stark State College is latest partner for Akron Public Schools College and Career Academies  Akron Beacon Journal

Stark State College is the latest to join Akron Public Schools in forming the district's College and Career Academies.The college and school district announced ...



Heat brings school closures for Tuesday in Cleveland, Northeast Ohio  cleveland.com

Intense heat and humidity is expected Tuesday, resulting in many school districts canceling classes in some buildings because of a lack of air-conditioning.



Northeast Ohio schools announce Wednesday closings because of heat  cleveland.com

Thousands of students in Northeast Ohio will get a chance to cool off on Wednesday after several school districts canceled classes because of the heat. ( Marvin ...



Two saved souls lead youth in rebuilding Summit Lake  Akron Beacon Journal

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GHS Class of 1973 Celebrates at Reunion  The Weekly Villager

The James A. Garfield High School class of '73 recently got together at Sugar Bush Golf Club for the 45th anniversary of their graduation and had a fine time ...



22 Akron teachers assaulted by students are upset with how district is handling discipline  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

A large number of Akron school teachers rallied Monday afternoon before a school board meeting. The "Safe Schools Rally" began at 4:30 p.m. The board ...



Stark State to be a sister college for Akron schools  Canton Repository

AKRON Stark State College is the latest to join Akron Public Schools in forming its College and Career Academies. The college and school district announced ...



Thousands Of Ohio Seniors Unsure of Graduation Status  WOSU

More than 140000 Ohio students are preparing to enter their senior year of high school, but for thousands of them, the year won't end with a walk across a.



Akron Public Schools have impact on open enrollment in Coventry  Suburbanite

COVENTRY TWP. During the 2016-17 school year, 762 students came to Coventry Local Schools through open enrollment. Of those, 606 students came from ...



Akron school resource officer paints, designs artwork inside weight room  WKYC.com

AKRON — AKRON -- An Akron weight room for students got a personalized makeover by an unlikely man in uniform. Akron police officer Shea Flaherty spent ...



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Garrettsville community pays colorful tribute to 3-year-old killed in car crash  Akron Beacon Journal

GARRETTSVILLE — A colorful tribute to a child killed in a car crash nearly two weeks ago took place Sunday.Members of area youth football teams along with ...



Service to country bridges generational divide at Coventry High School  Akron Beacon Journal

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Akron Public Schools consider redistricting plans  WKYC-TV

Akron Public School officials are exploring new options for moving forward with the district's construction project.



Honorable Mention  Akron Beacon Journal

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Garfield Girls: Mills key to G-Men hopes  Record-Courier

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New head of UA engineering college named; Stark State and UA teaming up  Akron Beacon Journal

UA has a new head of its engineering college after the previous dean stepped down, citing cuts that are part of a campus-wide phasing out of 80 degree ...



Ohio School Board Approves Graduation Options For Future High Schoolers  WKSU News

The state school board has approved several graduation options for high school students in the class of 2022 and beyond. But board members said lawmakers.



Playgrounds Topic of Discussion at Rotary Meeting  The Weekly Villager

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Once More With Feeling: 2016 Garfield Hall of Fame Inductees  The Weekly Villager

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Browns arent downplaying importance of their showdown with Texans: Its like a Super Bowl game  Akron Beacon Journal

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Betty Zarza of Sagamore Hills, OH  The Weekly Villager

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Alternate Paths to Graduation Expected to be Considered Next Week  WKSU News

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Ohio Education Panel Still Crafting Long-Term Fix On Graduation Standards  WOSU

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Abrupt closure of St. Paul School outrages members of community  Suburbanite

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Ohio School Report Cards Come Amid Latest Overhaul Attempt  WOSU

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Options being weighed for remaining Akron Public Schools to be built  Suburbanite

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Browns fall to Texans 29-13  Akron Beacon Journal

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Malone University Teacher of the Month: Amber Kasler, Lake Center Christian  Canton Repository

If she wasn't a teacher who would work at her favorite place to relax, Chick-fil-a.



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Threat of armed parent causes lockdown at Portage County school  WKYC-TV

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Paul Adamson takes over as mayor in New Franklin  Suburbanite

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Garfield's Jones doggedly pursues goals | News, Sports, Jobs  Warren Tribune Chronicle

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Classmates Remember Teen Killed in Crash  Cleveland News - Fox 8

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Cheese Making Program at Garrettsville Library  The Weekly Villager

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Former Ohio State star Beanie Wells named as victim in federal extortion case  cleveland.com

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Ashton Marra  WOSU

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National sorority president treasures her Stark roots  Canton Repository

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The Scarecrows Return To Burton Village  The Weekly Villager

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Rotary-InterAct Bowling Event A Success  The Weekly Villager

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Garrettsville Summerfest Announces Idol Semi-Finalists  The Weekly Villager

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Officer retires after 30 years of service  Suburbanite

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The Shadows of Legend: Antoine Winfield, Jr. Prepares for Ohio State Camp | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Antoine Winfield, Jr. has begun making a name for himself on the recruiting trail.



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