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 20 to June 25, 2014.
Aurora's DeMay found his passion as physical education teacher, wrestling coach
Mike DeMay taught physical education for 35 years at Miller, Craddock, Leighton and Harmon schools, plus Aurora High. He spent the last 13 years at Leighton. This past school year, he taught grades 3 to 5 at Leighton and grade 9 at the high school. For 34 years, DeMay was also a wrestling coach.
Cuyahoga Falls man charged after police say he flew a kite while naked at fairgrounds and Tallmadge
Tallmadge police charged an 82-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man with disorderly conduct June 18 after the man allegedly flew a kite while naked at the Summit County Fairgrounds while a youth horse camp was going on at the fairgrounds.
Service project members leave smiles on Appalachian faces
11 student and two adult members of First Congregational Church of Hudson took part in a 45-year-old Appalachian Service Project. The group returned to Hudson last month from a week-long service project to the Guyan Valley in Brenton, West Virginia.
Stow family dealing with May's 'terrifying' flooding, loss of their home
One month after the floods of May 12 washed out her Marhofer Avenue home's basement wall, Julie Reis can still remember vividly the terror she felt as she ran up the stairs screaming for her husband.
Outdoor movies enhance Tallmadge's music concert series
For the third consecutive year, the city invites people of all ages to enjoy various genres of music at one of its most well-known parks. The Music on the Circle free concert series is scheduled Saturdays, July 12 through Aug. 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Circle Park.
St. Barnabas Parish Festival, a summertime tradition
Summer is a time for family, fun, and the 13th annual Parish Festival at St. Barnabas Catholic Church. The festival runs from June 20 to 22.
Spray painting vandalism not likely a hate crime, says Streetsboro lieutenant
Racist symbols and other messages were spray painted on several residential properties the morning June 21, according to a news release from the Streetsboro Police Department.
First Taste of Twinsburg cooks up culinary success
Area residents packed Twinsburg Township Square June 21 for the inaugural and now successful Taste of Twinsburg, sampling culinary delights found in and around the city. The well-attended event on Twinsburg Township Square saw 15 restaurants and more than 70 businesses offer their sumptuous samples and other wares.