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 5 to June 11, 2014.


Linden savored teaching in Aurora schools

Ted Linden is retiring after spending the 34 past years teaching in Aurora at Harmon School and Leighton School teaching math and social studies. Five veteran Aurora schools' staffers are retiring. 


Mayor's message: shares update on Portage Crossing project

Mayor Don Walters shares an update on the massive Portage Crossing project that will be bringing additional shopping, food and entertainment options to Cuyahoga Falls. 


Hudson Festival Days offers something for everyone

The Hudson Festival Days, June 12 and 13, will offer architecture, gardens, artists, ice cream and a movie. Festival Days includes the 67th annual Hudson Home and Garden Tour. 


Demolition begins on Stow-Kent Shopping Center

The demolition of the Stow-Kent Shopping Center began on June 9 with Mayor Sara Drew taking the first shot. The center is targeted for a $15 million redevelopment to turn it into a mixed-used development. 


Tallmadge High School grad Annie Rogers and Olympic skier Nick Goepper meet again

Annie Rogers, who won a date with Olympic skier Nick Goepper in April, met up again with the bronze medalist when he was visiting  a friend in Ohio. Rogers had won the original date with Goepper through a contest on Twitter. 


Macedonia Speedway robbed at gunpoint; police seeking suspects

The Speedway Gas State on Highland Road was robbed at gunpoint on June 2 at 8 p.m. The two suspects also robbed a gas station in Parma and Wickliffe the next day. 


Streetsboro freshman wins state title 

A Streetsboro freshman won the Division II state championship in the boy's 100-meter race in Columbus. Dakari Carter's time was 10.83 seconds. 


Twinsburg man sentenced to four years for sexual battery, voyeurism 

A Twinsburg resident has been sentenced to four years in prison for sexual battery, voyeurism and sexual imposition involving an adult female victim in August 2013.