Don Plusquellic

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Name: Don Plusquellic
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Opportunity for EACH

It is prudent on the part of the Akron City Council and Mayor Don Plusquellic to reject bailing out the East Akron Community House while the Ohio attorney general’s office is looking into the operations of the nonprofit organization. The agency last week ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kaboom plans to run for Akron mayor

Pastor Natural Hunka Kaboom, a regular speaker at Akron City Council meetings, plans to run for Akron mayor next year.Kaboom, whose plan to run for council in 2013 was cut short when he failed to get enough valid signatures, announced his new political ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Akron mayor forms task force to give advice on East Akron Community House

Akron still is not willing to give East Akron Community House money, but the city on Friday offered another resource: nonprofit know how.Mayor Don Plusquellic announced the formation of a task force to examine and provide a plan for EACH, as well as guide ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Desperate EACH

The East Akron Community House is in desperate financial trouble. There is no question the agency has been a mainstay, providing services in a part of town that needs all the help it can get. The troubles came to a head during the past year. The board ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Plusquellic proposes a mega-merger

Having proposed that Akron’s two adult hospitals combine, Don Plusquellic swung for the fences. The Akron mayor ended his State of the City address with an impassioned plea for a single unit of government for Summit County, even suggesting that Summit ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Akron assistant law director to take similar job in Cuyahoga Falls

An assistant Akron law director is leaving to take a similar job in Cuyahoga Falls.Janet Ciotola soon will become deputy law director there.Ciotola, whose job in Akron included working with the council on legislation language, attended her last Akron ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

EACH asks Akron for more than $350,000

East Akron Community House has asked Akron for more than $350,000, but it doesn’t sound like the city will be giving money to the struggling agency anytime soon.Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic said Tuesday he doesn’t think the city should give EACH money ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Keep talking about better government

Our view: Akron mayor dares to put his own job on the lineWhether you like his politics or not, you’d have to concede that Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic sometimes says what few other elected officials dare to say. During his annual State of the City speech ... [Published Canton Repository - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Google : Mayor Don Plusquellic Rallies Business Owners to 'Get Your Business Online'

AKRON, Ohio , April 3 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release:In a partnership with Google , Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic today announced a yearlong initiative to get Akron's businesses online through Google's "Get Your Business Online" ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mayor Calls for Merger of Summa, Akron General

In his state of the city address, Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic said the two main hospital organizations in Akron — Akron General Medical Center and Summa Health System — should merge their operations, according to an Akron Beacon Journal report."The idea ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Akron Mayor wants mergers - govt and hospitals

Don Plusquellic has had his share of political fights during his 40 years in public office, but now he’s urging competitors to work together.  He suggests forming a single metropolitan government in Summit County.  Plusquellic says government is best ... [Published WKSU - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Final push for health care enrollment as March 31 deadline nears

County Executive Russ Pry, City of Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic, and City of Canton Mayor William J. Healy II, held a joint news conference Monday, March 24, along with representatives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Summit County ... [Published Hudson Hub Times - Mar 25 2014]

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...are the backbone of our economy, and businesses that are online grow faster and are twice as likely to create jobs," said Mayor Plusquellic. "their stories of success are our stories of success, and that is why i am proud to launch this initiative in our city."
"The toughest thing in this business, for everyone, is the constant what I call 'the mosquitos in the swamp'," Plusquellic says, "they're just a constant barrage, there's a group here, they're obsessed with having my job, some of them, and they're just disgruntled people."

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Work begins on pioneering plastics-to-fuel plan... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 23 2014]
Cuyahoga Falls investigating discovery of porn,... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 16 2014]
Opportunity for EACH [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Kaboom plans to run for Akron mayor [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Akron mayor forms task force to give advice on ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 12 2014]
Desperate EACH [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 10 2014]
Plusquellic proposes a mega-merger [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 10 2014]
Akron assistant law director to take similar jo... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 09 2014]
EACH asks Akron for more than $350,000 [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Akron law director heading to ... Cuyahoga Falls [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 08 2014]
Editorial: Keep talking about better government [Published Canton Repository - Apr 06 2014]
Five editorial board take-aways from interview ... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 04 2014]
Google : Mayor Don Plusquellic Rallies Business... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 04 2014]
Mayor Calls for Merger of Summa, Akron General [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Apr 03 2014]
Are Summa Care & Akron General going to merge? [Published NewsNet 5 - Apr 03 2014]
Akron Mayor wants mergers - govt and hospitals [Published WKSU - Apr 02 2014]
Akron mayor wants Akron General, Summa to merge [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 02 2014]
Final push for health care enrollment as March ... [Published Hudson Hub Times - Mar 25 2014]
Summit County officials make final push for hea... [Published Stow Sentry - Mar 25 2014]
Affordable Care Act: Final push to sign up befo... [Published 19 Action News - Mar 24 2014]
Seven days left to sign up for Obamacare [Published Canton Repository - Mar 24 2014]
Local control [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 23 2014]
Akron sewer customers not happy about higher bills [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 23 2014]
Getting elected is the easy part [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 20 2014]
UA-area plan raised doubts at foundation [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 20 2014]
Ohio Supreme Court hands setback to Akron polic... [Published Cleveland.com - Mar 19 2014]
Ohio Supreme Court sides with city of Akron on ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 19 2014]
Akron Will Have Hiring Quota For Sewer Project [Published Akron News Now - Mar 18 2014]
Akron to require contractors to hire 30 percent... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Mar 18 2014]
Mayors Rally to Defend Block Grant Funding [Published Governing - Mar 17 2014]
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