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The Summit County Historical Society will convene its 90th annual meeting April 26 at 11 a.m. at Portage Country Club.
I am a voter advocate and have always voted, except when I served in a war zone, Vietnam.
When 7-year-old Kaylynn Greathouse stepped on a used needle at her Akron school Wednesday morning, her teacher put a Band-Aid on the puncture wound, her mother said.
In an afternoon Planning Committee meeting April 21, there were strong comments for and against the requested rezoning of a West Market Street property, but by Akron City Council's regular meeting just a few hours later, the request had been withdrawn.
Ballet Theatre of Ohio is bringing Artistic Director Christine Meneer's full-length ballet production of "The Wizard of Oz" to the Akron Civic Theatre stage May 3-4.
Officials are making a second plea to have S.R. 8 designated as Interstate 380 after the Ohio Department of Transportation denied their first request.
Tianna Ruch, a sixth grader at Innes Middle School, tries her hand a fishing at Little Turtle Pond in Firestone Metro Park in Akron on Wednesday.
The University of Akron, the city of Akron and Summit County hope to develop an $80 million, 9,000-seat arena across from Canal Park in downtown Akron that would serve as the home court for the Zips' basketball teams and a venue for other sporting and entertainment events in the city.
Police have released a composite sketch of a man they are looking for in connection with an assault on a 27-year-old woman.
Featuring the music of Johnny Cash , " Ring of Fire " will be opening on May 2, 2014 through May 25 with a preview performance on May 1, 2014.
Douglas Prade sits in a Summit County courtroom last month. Prosecutors say he should be returned to jail in the 1997 slaying of his wife, Margo.
A $2000 reward is being offered in the case of a driver of a car that hit two people - a Summit County Sheriff's deputy and a student at the University of Akron - early Sunday, April 13. Witnesses described seeing a bronze or gold "GMC type midsize SUV" driven by a man in a white shirt with a woman wearing a dark-colored dress in the passenger ... (more)
The Illinois River has been indundated with schools of Asian carp in recent years, including the jumping silver carp that leap surprisingly high out of the water at the sound of a boat.
Mick and Carol Bowdler announce the engagement of their son, Alan Bowdler, to Samantha Knisley, the daughter of Sam and Debbie Knisley of North Canton.
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Eric Sprouse of Akron sits in his truck with his dog, Max, while waiting to drop off aluminum scrap at City Scrap on Tuesday in Akron.