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Barrington plaza in Aurora acquired
Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Barrington plaza in Aurora acquired

AURORA -- Headwater Capital, a private equity firm specializing in long-term, secure cash flow from commercial real estate, has announced the $13.1 million acquisition of Barrington Town Center.

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Era ends at Aurora's Hope Christian preschool (WITH VIDEO)
Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Era ends at Aurora's Hope Christian preschool (WITH VIDEO)

AURORA -- The end of an era has come to Hope Christian Nursery School as Administrator Linda Lawyer approaches her retirement in May. Lawyer has been at the school for 35 years, first as a teacher and later as head of the school.

By Bob Gaetjens | Reporter
Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Scams in Portage County targeting utility customers

Scammers are once again targeting Portage County residents by pretending to be utility company representatives in order to commit theft and fraud.

On to robotics World Championships
Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

On to robotics World Championships

Local robotics Team TBD (To Be Determined) competed at the North Super-Regional Championship tournament at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from March 30-April 1 and finished third in its division. The team was nominated for the Control Award, recognizing software.

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Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora To Do List-April 12

4 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK If you have an event you would like to submit, send your name, with a phone number and info about the event to klahmers@recordpub.com.

Tire Max building rises on Aurora landscape
Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Tire Max building rises on Aurora landscape

Concrete block walls are going up at a new Tire Max business on West Maple Lane between the city's Brown-Keidel Service Center and the PNC Bank and office building.

Food collection week proclaimed in Aurora
Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Food collection week proclaimed in Aurora

Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin, right, last week presented a proclamation to Katie and John Monroe, who are heading up this year's Fill A Bag, Feed a Family food collection effort, declaring April 22-29 as Fill A Bag, Feed A Family week in Aurora. It will be the third year for the food driver.

Aurora Police Reports-April 12
Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Police Reports-April 12

Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by the Aurora Police Department. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Real Estate Transfers-April 12

The following records were collected from the Portage County recorder's office and were provided by a subscription service. Villas of Bertram LLC to Jessica A. Eshelman and P. Kevin, 718 Hilliary Lane, $310,400. Stephen M. Moore trust to Donald V. and Christine M.

Officials favor a new 132-bed pod at Portage County Jail
Apr 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Officials favor a new 132-bed pod at Portage County Jail

RAVENNA -- Portage County commissioners expressed interest last week in moving forward with the plan to construct a 132-bed pod to relieve overcrowding at the Portage County Jail in Shalersville.

By Dave O'brien Record-courier Reporter
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Apr 9, 2017 4:17 PM

Here's Northeast Ohio weather outlook....

A mix of clouds and sun, with slight chances of rain, are on tap this week in Northeast Ohio, according to local forecasters. Tuesday appears to be the most likely day for scattered rain.Other than that, most of the week likely will be dry.

Work on Frost Road in Streetsboro starts April 10
Apr 9, 2017 3:35 PM

Work on Frost Road in Streetsboro starts April 10

Starting Monday (April 10), Frost Road between Ellsworth Road and Philipp Parkway and at the intersection of Frost Road and Route 43 in Streetsboro will have occasional lane restrictions for roadway widening, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Easter egg hunts coming up in Aurora, region
Apr 7, 2017 10:15 AM

Easter egg hunts coming up in Aurora, region

A number of Easter egg hunts are coming up this weekend around Aurora. The First Baptist Church — soon to be known as Cornerstone Church of Aurora — will have an egg hunt April 8 at 10 a.m., and Aurora Manor will host a hunt that day at 10:30 a.m.

Snow possible on Friday; sun returns on Saturday in Portage County
Apr 6, 2017 10:48 AM

Snow possible on Friday; sun returns on Saturday in Portage County

A late blast of winter may keep you from yard work Friday, but not Saturday. After a rainy Thursday, temperatures will drop overnight and snow may accumulate to a total of 1 to 3 inches by Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.

Apr 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Geauga Lake land survey results will be unveiled May 1

BAINBRIDGE -- On May 1, residents can see a presentation by a group of Cleveland State University graduate students about the former Geauga Lake property and what could be done with it James Kastelic, who co-teaches the class for the CSU graduate students with Dr.

By Bob Gaetjens Reporter
City of Aurora among those against gear attached to poles
Apr 5, 2017 1:00 AM

City of Aurora among those against gear attached to poles 

AURORA -- The city has joined a lawsuit filed by the city of Hudson on March 17 against the state, trying to take back control over rights-of-way along city streets. Aurora Law Director Dean DePiero said the suit seeks a preliminary injunction against Ohio House Bill 331 from taking effect.

By Bob Gaetjens| Reporter
Auroran among pair charged in robbery
Apr 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Auroran among pair charged in robbery 

Men from Aurora and Oakwood Village were charged with robbery March 29 in connection with an incident which took place in the early hours of that day in the city of Green in southern Summit County. Those arrested are Wesley R. Hudson, 23, of Aurora and Ronald Henry Jr.

Aurora Police Reports-April 5
Apr 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Police Reports-April 5

Breaking and entering: A person reported March 25 that someone broke into a maintenance shed on Squires Road and took a tow motor. It was found stuck in a nearby flower bed. A golf car and tools also were reported missing.

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Apr 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora To Do List

4 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK If you have an event you would like to submit, send your name, with a phone number and info about the event to klahmers@recordpub.com.

Aurora City Council actions-April 5
Apr 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora City Council actions-April 5

Here are actions taken by Aurora City Council at its March 27 meeting: APPROVED Purchase a 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck from Liberty Ford ($21,295 after $6,000 trade-in allowance) for use by the planning-zoning-building department.