Beacon Journal staff

AKRON: The Summit County Republican Party is seeking applicants for the judicial vacancy on Barberton Municipal Court created when Christine Croce was appointed to a Summit Count Common Pleas Court judgeship.

Those interested may submit a resume to: GOP Chairman Alex Arshinkoff, 1755 Merriman Road, Suite 250, Akron, OH 44313. Deadline is 4 p.m. Dec. 17.

A screening committee will interview candidates at noon Dec. 19 and make a recommendation to the party’s executive committee.

The executive committee will meet at noon Dec. 21 at Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path, and decide on three candidates to be submitted to Gov. John Kasich for consideration.

Kasich will make the appointment.