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    My Town: Berea Arts Fest

    BEREA, Ohio — The city of Berea’s annual arts festival is quickly approaching. This year’s Berea Arts Fest will be held Sunday, September 14, on the shores of Coe Lake behind Berea City Hall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 24th annual festival is free to attend and parking is also free. Several art showcases will be on display at the festival, including 2D and 3D art pieces, weaving, jewelry making and paper making. Musical artists are also scheduled […]

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    My Town: Senior Day at Akron Zoo

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo is inviting local seniors to partake in a special safari in their honors. The zoo is hosting Senior Safari on Friday, September 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All adults 62 and older will received discounted admission for $5 each, and caregiver’s get a discounted rate of $7 per person. Along with zoo admission, Senior Safari hosts as informational booths highlighting senior services, live entertainment and activities. Live entertainment will be held from […]

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    My Town: Rhythm of Life Music Festival

    NEW LONDON, Ohio — The Rhythm of Life Music Festival is returning for another year. The 2nd annual Rhythm of Life Music Festival will be held Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21 at the Clare-Mar Lake Campground in New London. Early bird admission is $45 per attendee for the entire festival and admission after September 1 is $60 per attendee. Day passes will also be available for purchase online and at the gate. Kids 12 and under are free. […]

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    My Town: A Labor of Love Adoption Event

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Animal Protective League is hosting one of last adoption events of the summer. Local animal groups are teaming up with the APL for the A Labor of Love Adoption Event on Saturday, August 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held at PetSmart located at 6870 Ridge Road in Parma. Cleveland APL, Tails from the City, PAWS and Love-a-Stray are participating in the adoption event, along with PetSmart Charities. All adult cats […]

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    My Town: Coffee with a Cop

    CANTON, Ohio — The Stark County Sherriff’s Office is hosting its latest installment of community outreach programs. The Sheriff will hold “Coffee with a Cop” on Wednesday, September 10, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Buehler’s Main Street Grill in Canton. The event is designed to allow the public and officers a chance to ask questions and learn more about the community together. The Stark County Sheriff has also invited Chief Mark Brink of the Jackson Township Police Department […]

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    Cleveland Indians top White Sox in extra innings

      CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall doubled to lead off the 10th against Jake Petricka (0-4), and after failing to sacrifice Chisenhall to third, Walters hit a 3-2 pitch well into the right-field bleachers to give the Indians the lead. Bryan Shaw (5-3) pitched 2 1-3 scoreless innings in relief for […]

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    My Town: Talespinner Children’s Theatre to begin fall session

    CLEVELAND — The Talespinner Children’s Theatre is accepting registrations for its fall theater classes. The theater is offering eight classes developed for pre-schoolers (ages 3-5), kids (6-10) and early teens (11-14). This year’s fall session will begin September 6 and run through November 1. Each session is $75 for pre-schoolers and $200 for kids and teens. There is also a sibling discount available for families with multiple children. Pre-school classes will be held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11 […]

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    Crews battling building fire

    CLEVELAND — Emergency crews are battling a large building fire on the city’s east side. The fire began shortly after 1 a.m. near Miles Avenue and Broadway Avenue, according to the Cleveland Fire Department. There are currently no reports of injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown. Stay with FOX 8 as more details become available.

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    My Town: Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival

    CLEVELAND — The city of Cleveland is hosting its annual film festival this coming September. The 3rd annual Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival will be held Thursday, September 25 through Sunday, September 28, at Shaker Cinemas in Shaker Heights. General admission is $10, opening night and reception admission is $25 and the film lover pass is $50 per person. A VIP all access pass is $100 per person. This year’s opening film is CRU and the festival will feature more […]

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    My Town: Annual Friendship Wine & Food Festival

    JEFFERSON, Ohio — The annual Friendship Wine & Food Festival is making a return in September. The 5th annual festival is slated to be held Friday, September 5, and Saturday, September 6 at Rock Point overlooking Friendship Park Lake. General admission is $10 for adults and kids 12 and under are free. An adult-only wine sampler is available at the gate for $20 and $15 if purchased in advance. The two-day festival will feature food and drink from all over […]

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    Victim of east side house fire identified

    CLEVELAND — The man who died after being pulled from a burning multi-unit home on Cleveland’s east side Thursday has been identified. The victim is Robert Delitoy Jr., 69, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office. The flames began shortly after 3 a.m. on Farringdon Avenue. Delitoy was unconscious when firefighters arrived and was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he passed away. No firefighters were injured. It was not clear how the fire started.  

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    My Town: Mentor CityFest

    MENTOR, Ohio — The city of Mentor is hosting its Mentor CityFest this weekend. Mentor CityFest will be held Friday, August 22, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, August 23, from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Civic Center Park. The Mentor CityFest parade will kick-off Saturday morning at 10 a.m. from Shore Middle School and weave through festival grounds. More than 100 groups are scheduled to participate in the parade, including the Mentor High School Marching Band. […]