Don Plusquellic

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Name: Don Plusquellic
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Akron mayor joins national bullying fight; Brunswick mayor also participating

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic is among several Ohio mayors who have signed onto a national initiative to fight bullying.Plusquellic has joined a partnership with the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the BULLY Project as part of an effort to develop local solutions ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Akron May Need JEDD To Land New Tire Plant

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic says the city may have to depend on partnering with other surrounding communities and form a new joint economic development district to convince Goodyear to build a new $500-million tire plant here....:" Our one problem is ... [Published Akron News Now - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Summit County, Akron, union making bid to attract new Goodyear tire plant [The Akron Beacon Journal :: ]

July 11--Summit County wants it. Akron wants it. The steelworkers want it.They all want a new $500 million Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant to be built in the Akron area, and they're working together to make it happen. The pitch? They will do whatever ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Schaumburg mayor honored for support of small business

Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson received the 2014 Partner America Small Business Advocate Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Tuesday during the monthly morning gathering of the Schaumburg Business Association.Larson said he was informed of the honor ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Former Rolling Acres Mall foreclosure takes another step

Summit County is one step closer in its foreclosure proceedings against the owner of the abandoned former Rolling Acres Mall.The Summit County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday ordered the sale of Rolling Acres at the next sheriff’s sale after Summit County ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Akron wants to land new Goodyear plant

Akron is hoping to land the new Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant.Akron City Council passed a resolution this week urging Goodyear to pick Akron for its new $500 million factory."We've proven to Goodyear that we are willing to do what it takes," said Councilman ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Akron Council Backs Goodyear Bid, Purchase Of EACH Building

The city of Akron is going "all in" to try to get Goodyear to build a new state-of-the-art tire plant here, and to keep a building open that serves the East Akron community.Akron City Council voted on a resolution urging the company to build its new $500 ... [Published Akron News Now - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Akron council gives city OK to buy EACH building

With others interested in buying the East Akron Community House building, Akron plans to purchase it instead.The Akron City Council approved legislation Monday night that allows the city to buy the EACH building, which is currently in foreclosure.City ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Deputy mayor retires after 25 years recruiting business for Akron area

When German-based Röchling Automotive was deciding where to build its new auto parts plant, a problem was discovered at the Akron-owned Massillon Road industrial park.The site lacked enough power to support the facility. Akron was in jeopardy of losing ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Delivering bad news didn’t sit well with some readers

Some readers were irritated a few weeks ago when they read across the top of their Beacon Journal front page the words: “A poorer, dumber Summit.”We started hearing from readers not long after papers dropped into paper boxes, and then on Monday morning, ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 2 reports

Thirsty Dog outgrowing its brewery; may move out of Akron

Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. is outgrowing its building in Akron and is exploring the possibility of moving — even taking its production brewery and tasting room to neighboring Medina County or Cuyahoga County.“I’d hate to leave this space at the end of the ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Akron surveying residents about services; some residents concerned about survey wording

Do Akron residents feel more safe now than they did a few years ago?Does the city need more police or firefighters?What city service is more important: filling potholes, plowing snow or mowing grass?These are among the questions being asked in the Akron ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 17 2014]

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"our children have the right to participate in school and activities free from harassment and bullying" Plusquellic said in a news release
" we may be working with another community that could provide because they just have a lot of open land, not the brownfields with difficulties with developing, where they could go right in . and that's the sort of thing we've been doing in this community " says Plusquellic

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Akron mayor joins national bullying fight; Brun... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - 14 hours ago]
Akron May Need JEDD To Land New Tire Plant [Published Akron News Now - Jul 16 2014]
Akron AM: Speed humps or speed bumps; woman fen... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 16 2014]
Summit County, Akron, union making bid to attra... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 11 2014]
Schaumburg mayor honored for support of small b... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jul 08 2014]
Former Rolling Acres Mall foreclosure takes ano... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jul 03 2014]
Akron wants to land new Goodyear plant [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jul 02 2014]
Akron Community Foundation, City of Akron annou... [Published Hudson Hub Times - Jul 01 2014]
Akron Council Backs Goodyear Bid, Purchase Of E... [Published Akron News Now - Jul 01 2014]
Akron council gives city OK to buy EACH building [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jul 01 2014]
Deputy mayor retires after 25 years recruiting ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 29 2014]
First Tee of Akron moving out of the rough [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 25 2014]
Rubber City University: Is Akron a college town? [Published WKYC News - Jun 22 2014]
Delivering bad news didn’t sit well with some r... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 22 2014]
EACH problem [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 22 2014]
Area briefs — compiled June 20 [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 21 2014]
Thirsty Dog outgrowing its brewery; may move ou... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 20 2014]
Thirsty Dog considers moving out of Akron [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 19 2014]
City of Akron shouldn’t give money to EACH, tas... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 18 2014]
Akron surveying residents about services; some ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 17 2014]
Tarle, Milkovich try another project: Reading h... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 16 2014]
EDITORIAL: Mayors need to work for the region [Published Cincinnati Enquirer - Nov 17 2013]
Akron adds 42 more firefighters [Published NewsNet 5 - Nov 16 2013]
EDITORIAL: Creating jobs requires plans [Published Cincinnati Enquirer - Oct 23 2013]
EDITORIAL: Creating jobs requires plans [Published Cincinnati Enquirer - Oct 23 2013]
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