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Gladys Evelyn Trosper, 86, died peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Rockynol Retirement Community with her family by her side.
I am so impressed with the youth of today. They are inspiring. They seem so focused and totally goal oriented.
Steven Pumper arrives to face the cameras at the federal courthouse in Akron Feb. 8, 2012.
Vivian J. Bentz, 93, formerly of Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Bath Manor in Akron.
The cost for a single year license is $18, a three-year license is $54 and a permanent license is $180.
Katie Logsdon, an administrative assistant in the University of Akron's School of Nutrition and Dietetics, works with student in the co-ordinated program to create gingerbread houses from edible ingredients in a classroom in Shrank Hall South at the University of Akron.
Akron Do You Know a Hero? A firefighter who entered a burning house to rescue a trapped family? A passerby who dived into a frozen lake to pull a drowning child to safety? A neighbor who administered CPR to a total stranger? A dog which alerted its family to a fire? Each year, the American Red Cross of Summit and Portage Counties holds two events, ... (more)
Toledo high school in lockdown after student found with gun A Toledo high school was in lockdown this morning after a student came to school with a gun.
A high-end line of health care apparel is being made in Burlington by Royal Park Sewing, where about 20 employees are devoted to working on items ranging from tops and tunics to cargo and yoga pants.
Ron Syroid, then a senior, cozied up to a junior in the music room at East High School in Akron on Nov. 22, 1963.
Police say that, shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Paris Avenue.
According to a press release from Stow Police Louis Dirker, the crash occurred at 11:28 p.m. north of the Seasons Road entrance ramp on Route 8 in Stow.
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She is believed to be hiding somewhere in Cleveland or Akron and had a previous address near the 400 block of S. Adams Street in Akron The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Toni Smith-Drake, wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the United States Secret Service.
If childhood had a taste, it might be macaroni and cheese. Whether it was "the cheesiest" or Stouffers or Mom's homemade noodles, few meals recall the comforting and more carefree childhood years more than a rich soup of noodles drenched in creamy cheese.
Bryant & Stratton College announced today that it will be offering the Criminal Justice Program at its Akron Campus as well as Police and Fire Academies and Advanced Training to Cleveland and Akron area residents beginning in January 2014.