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Akron Beacon Jounal and

For More Information contact:
Deanna Stevens Ulrich
Content Publisher
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April 26, 2012


A new community news and information website- - will launch May 3.  Powered by and backed by the Akron Beacon Journal, is designed to be the source for Copley and Fairlawn news and information as reported by residents, community officials, correspondents and reporters at the Beacon Journal and  Among other features, the website will include a news blog produced by a correspondent dedicated to Copley and Fairlawn, local news and sports stories from the Akron Beacon Journal newsroom, stories and photos submitted by community residents, and links to other websites of interest to Copley and Fairlawn residents. In addition, local businesses will have the opportunity to share community events related to their operations.

To maintain the quality, integrity and credibility of, the Beacon Journal is committing resources to review all submissions before they are posted online.

The Akron Beacon Journal and have a rich tradition of serving the Akron metro area.  The launch of the new community website builds on that tradition, giving a voice to the people of Copley-Fairlawn.  The reach of is unrivaled in the Akron metro area, with 788,203 people visiting the site in any given month. Participating community members have everything to gain.


Office of Consumer Affairs Offering Foreclosure Clinics

The County of Summit Office of Consumer Affairs and Veterans Service Commission invite the public to attend the Foreclosure Assistance Clinics beign offered throughout the year to make sure that homeowners are receiving the right help when facing foreclosure or experiencing difficulties making mortgage payments.

The first clinic scheduled is Thursday, March 22, 2012, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm with representatives from Chase, Citi, GMAC, HSBC, PNC and Wells Fargo available to meet with their borrowers.  All of the clinics are free, open to the public, and will be held at:

Veterans Service Commission

1060 East Waterloo Road, Akron, Ohio 44306

For those homeowners whose mortgages are not with one of the participating servicers or lenders, local housing counseling agencies will be available to offer assistance and see if they quality for Ohio's Restoring Stability program and its funding.  In addition, residents can meet with a local credit counselor to discuss budgeting or debt management, or pick up pamphlets covering a wide variety of programs regarding veteran services, property taxes, weatherization, emergency notification, medical or legal help, consumer scams, and more.

Future clinics are scheduled for April 26, August 30, September 20, and October 4.  To find out which servicers or lenders will be in attendance at each clinic, please contact the Office of Consumer Affairs at (330) 643-2879 or visit their website at

Copley Homeowners Association Mtg

Copley Homeowners meet the 4th Thursday of every month @ 7 pm - Copley Town Hall, 1540 S. Cleve-Mass Rd.

Contact: Dave Supelak - 330-819-9094
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Welcome and Opening Remarks

From its formation in 1978, the Copley Homeowner's Association (CHA) played a big part in shaping the land use of Copley Township.  Today a new group of Copley residents picked up where the original founders left off.  The Copley Homeowner's Association has reorganizing.

In the past, Copley Homeowner's Association focused on zoning, land use, and township services.  Today, concerns are still the same. A few years ago, the Township undertook a major rewrite of the zoning code.  You may wish to understand how the revised code affects you.  This can be accomplished through routine reports from the CHA.

Membership in the Association entitles property owners discounts on septic cleaning (where applicable) and monthly updates on township happenings.

Join us!  Membership is $10 annually.

Copley facts:

  • Copley Township contains a total of 7,389 individual parcels.
  • Copley Township has a total of 13,193 acres within its jurisdiction
  • The average parcel size within Copley is 1.785 acres
  • Population from 2010 Census:  17,360
  • 80-acre Communtity Park at 3232 Copley Road

Articles of Incorporation

Bylaws Amended September 2013

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Stormwater Complaint Hotline

Copley Township
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Copley Township has established a Storm Water Complaint Hotline for the purpose of allowing their residents a quick and easy method to report any water discoloration, illicit discharges, or illegal dumping that could be polluting roadside ditches, creeks, and waterways. Copley residents should call 330-666-8866 if they believe there is a concern.
For more information contact the Copley Service Department at 330-666-0365 or go to the Township's website at
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For more information contact:
Mark Mitchell, Service Director at 330-666-0365


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