Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Here's the third installment in a three-part series about the hottest topics in Fairlawn and Bath Township for 2012.
There's a lot happening in Fairlawn and Bath at any one time, but there are three topics that people buzzed about most this year: panhandling, Rothrock Road and crime. In this three-part series, we'll break down these three topics. Lastly is all the weird crime stories that happened this year. Check the bottom of the article to see the other topics. Crime Throughout the year, there have been some strange occurances at the Bath and Fairlawn police departments. Here are a few of our favorites: • A Bath Township woman heard someone ringing her doorbell in the early hours of the morning, but ignored it. When she woke up, she opened the front door and found a delicious mess. Story here. • If you're going to steal anything from the mall, it …
What do you think were some of the biggest stories from Patch’s Ohio sites in 2012? Tell us in the comments.
As the year ends, we're taking a look at some of the most-read local stories on Ohio’s Patch sites in 2012. The stories above are the ones that readers read and responded to the most. They had long discussions in the comments and shared them on Facebook and Twitter. Many of the stories are of loss in our Patch communities, but others, like the video of the Navy dad's homecoming on Fairlawn-Bath Patch or the story of an employee who gave his boss a kidney on Cleveland Heights Patch, inspire hope. Click through the gallery above for a brief look at some of the most-read local Patch stories of 2012 or click on the headlines below for the full stories.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
There was a lot of crime in the city and township this year. Here are the five most-read.
Police and Fire is one of the most-read sections on Fairlawn-Bath Patch each day. But in 2012 there were five stories that took top billing as the most popular stories on the site. We've rounded them up in one post for you, in case you missed it. Check back tomorrow as we list more site favorites of 2012. 1. A Massillon man had a hard time paying his cab fare back in July and thought maybe the driver would accept marijuana. That man ended up in jail. Story here: Massillon Man Tries to Pay Cab Fare with Marijuana 2. An Akron woman slugged a man in the Walmart parking lot after he tried to defend her child from her verbal abuse. The victim told police the woman said she was happy she did it. Story here: Woman Punches Victim for Defending …
Friday, March 2, 2012
We asked you to vote on the best burger places in town.
And the winner is: Swenson's! Whether it's the squeaky pickles or all that gooey cheese, 59 percent of Fairlawn-Bath Patchers chose Swenson's as having the best burger in town. View the poll results here. People reviewing the restaurant in Patch Places said the Galley Boy is the best burger in Akron, and others said it's the best burger, period. To make your voice heard, click our Patch Places link, and leave a comment/review. Swenson's had some stiff competition: Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Rockne's, Sky-Way, The Rail and Gasoline Alley. For a while, Five Guys and Swenson's were tied, but the voters pulled Swenson's through. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote in our poll. We'll have more coming soon, and we hope you'll …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Reviews are still welcome, but we're adding a poll to make it ridiculously easy to vote on your favorite burger.
Where’s your absolute favorite place to get a burger in Fairlawn or Bath Township? Some of you have told us in the comments of the restaurant pages of our site (thank you, thank you!), but some of you are a little shy. So we're adding a poll to make it ridiculously easy to vote for your favorite burger. Vote using the poll below or continue to vote by posting a comment/review on the restaurant's web page links below. The winner will be announced Friday as scheduled. In the event of a tie, we will choose the winner based on how many reviews it has, so be sure to tell us why a restaurant is your favorite on that page. Now hurry and vote! You have until 9 a.m. Friday morning. • Rockne's • Swenson's • Sky-Way • The Rail • Five Guys Burgers …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Want to recommend your favorite burger? Write a review on Patch Places.
OK, folks, time to step up to the plate and vote for your favorite burger in Patch's My Favorite survey. Rather than use a poll, we're doing things a little differently: We're asking readers to vote by rating their favorite burger restaurant on the Patch Places directory. Fairlawn-Bath Local Editor Megan Rozsa then will choose Fairlawn or Bath Township's most favorite burger based on the reviews. Here's a step-by-step explanation of how to vote and tell the world about your favorite Fairlawn-Bath burger: • Step 1: First make sure you are signed in as a user of the site. If you don't have a sign-in, it's easy! Just click here. We'll then ask for an email address to guard against spammers. Then you're all set to comment on our site. • Step…
Monday, February 27, 2012
You nominated your favorite places to get a burger last week, now rate the establishment in our business directory.
OK, Fairlawnites and Bath Townshiponians, the time has come. Last week, we asked you to nominate your favorite places to get a big, juicy burger, and now it's time for you to rate each establishment chosen. Click on your favorite burger joint below, and rate it by using our five-star rating system, or by leaving a comment. And if you don't have anything nice to say, please don't say anything at all. Local editor Megan Rozsa will choose the winner based on the number of positive ratings a business gets. The polls close at 9 a.m. Friday. The places you nominated are listed below. If you know of a place that's not on the list, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll add it. • The Rail • Five Guys Burgers and Fries • Swenson's…