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Gracious Acts of Service Span Three Generations


Gracious Acts of Service Span Three Generations


(Courtesy of OPEN M- Opportunity for People Everywhere In Need Ministry)
Captain Sylvia Trundle was seeking ways for the police department to partner with OPEN M after having worked as a patrol officer in the Summit Lake neighborhood. She began using OPEN M as a resource in her job, but that became just the beginning of her involvement and support. She began supporting OPEN M with her time and resources, and she invited two very special ladies in her life to join her – her mother, Kay Hine, and her grandmother, Sylvia Phillips.

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Akron Police Department Develops New Team to Tackle Biggest Local Issues (Part Three)


Story By: Katie Cassaro

Sitting in Captain Sylvia Trundle’s office at the Akron Police Department (APD) with Officer Adam Lemonier, and hearing their stories, makes you truly appreciate our local heroes.

These men and women put their lives on the line daily to improve our reality – often with little, or no, recognition.

Officer Lemonier, part of the Neighborhood Response Team (NRT), has been with the APD for 15 years now.  He can’t say enough good about the NRT unit.
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Akron Police Department Develops New Team to Tackle Biggest Local Issues (Part One)


By: Katie Cassaro

With never-ending calls pouring in daily to the Akron Police Department (APD), have you ever wondered what some of their biggest concerns for this area are?

We recently visited the APD to get the inside scoop, and found there’s something big that they’re working on to greatly improve our area.

Their Neighborhood Response Teams (NRT) came together this past spring thanks to a grant, and much good has come from it.
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The Akron Peacemakers hosted a postcard project for the National Night Out Against Crime

By Staff Writer

During the National Night Out Aug. 5, the Akron PeaceMakers had a spot at 17 sites throughout the city, providing information and guidance to youth. Attendees were also be asked to fill out a postcard with positive thoughts about their neighborhood. After the event, these cards were sent to residents in other neighborhoods promoting positive lifestyles in the Akron area.

The 31st Annual National Night Out (NNO) is a unique anti-crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch Continue reading