Nancy Fay is Bath through and through. She lives on a family farm. She runs The Bake Shop in Ghent bakery. And she sits on the township zoning board.
She's lived in the community long enough that she can recall the resentment when Akron used to gobble up township land through annexation before a joint economic development agreement put an end to the bad blood.
Asked whether she cares about what happens in Akron, she replied, "Always." She understands that the health of Summit County's major city influences the health of the suburbs — and vice versa, she added.