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Celebrate New Concord opens 2013 season June 4 with all-time most popular performers
Celebrate New Concord, the summer entertainment series now in its 13th year, opens its 2013 season on Tuesday, June 4, at 7:00 p.m. in Village Park in downtown New Concord with the University of Akron Steel Drum Band Alumni Quartet.
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West Side and South Side Leader
West Side Cause for Celebration
The Alzheimer's Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter is making preparations for its newest fundraising event, Blondes vs.
Wed May 22, 2013
Retiring teacher Dohner reflects on her 36-year career in Streetsboro Schools
"I believe the children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way, show them all the beauty they possess inside." These lyrics to Whitney Houston's song, "The Greatest Love of All," are favorites of retiring Campus Elementary School second-grade teacher Carol Dohner, which she says express her teaching philosophy.
Brunswick Midpoint Campus Prepares for Summertime Opportunities
Midpoint Campus Center is the site of a plethora of programs and degrees offered by Lorain County Community College and the University of Akron .
College-bound students are honored
Bethel Baptist Christian Academy in Ravenna recently honored four graduating students who will be attending college in the fall.
Mon May 20, 2013
2 dismantled Hulett ore unloaders on Whiskey Island: Whatever happened to ...?
"Whatever happened to . . .?" is a weekly series updating some of the most newsworthy and interesting local stories covered in The Plain Dealer.
Sun May 19, 2013
Fri May 17, 2013
Akron: U of Akron once fired policeman involved in deadly shooting
The police officer involved in Thursday's deadly shooting of a driver during a traffic stop was once fired by the University of Akron.
Officer kills Ohio motorist during traffic stop
The University of Akron says an officer fatally shot a 64-year-old man during a traffic stop after he produced what later was determined to be a BB pistol.
Thu May 16, 2013
College Credit Courses Offered at High School Next Year in New Learning Lab
Beginning this fall when high school students return to school, they will have the option to take college-level courses in a new Distance Learning Laboratory.
University of Akron police officer shoots, kills man with gun during traffic stop
A University of Akron police officer shot and killed a 64-year-old man during a traffic stop this morning after the driver reportedly pulled a handgun.
Wed May 15, 2013
Self defense class teaches hands-on, assailant-off techniques to women
Hudson -- Everyone knows their names -- Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight -- and their escape from abduction after nearly a decade of imprisonment in a house in Cleveland reminds women anyone can be a victim.
Dog-training expert has been to Japan, prison, as part of job
He's the man people turn to when other trainers have thrown in the towel and given up on an animal with problem behaviors.
Edwards Teacher Says Goodbye after Eventful Career
Sue Baca, Edwards Middle School sixth-grade teacher, is saying goodbye to students and staff as she prepares to head for retirement after 35 years of teaching.
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Ground broken for $30 million student housing community at University of Akron
Cleveland-based NRP Group has started construction on a 624-bed luxury student housing community at the University of Akron in Ohio with an investment of over $30 million.
Tue May 14, 2013
AOL City Guide
Holiday Inn Akron-West
Located directly off Interstate 77, this hotel boasts an outdoor pool and 2 on-site restaurants.
Mon May 13, 2013
Council members to meet with UA president on concerns over multicultural program
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University of Akron engineering graduates receive scholarship to help defer debt: Higher...
Jay Gershen, president of Northeast Ohio Medical University, left, and Hans Thewissen, a professor of anatomy, stand with the Walking Whale, the first mascot for the Northeast Ohio Medical University.
NRP Begins $30M Student Housing in Akron
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Our View: Collegiate competition ramps up
As colleges and universities continue to become more competitive, some may elect to follow in the footsteps of the University of Akron.