Candidates for

executive to debate

The candidates for Summit County executive -- Republican Bill Roemer and Democrat Ilene Shapiro -- have agreed to a debate presented by the Akron Press Club on Oct. 19.

Doors will open at 11 a.m., and the debate will begin at 11:55 a.m. at the University of Akron's Quaker Station, 135 South Broadway. The deadline for reservations for the debate is noon Oct. 14. For more information, or to register, call 330-552-8860 or email