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Fall Festivals in The 330 more

Sep 6, 2016 4:53 PM Arts & Entertainment

Leaving college and entering the workforce can be tough for anyone, but Elizabeth, who has Down Syndrome, wasn’t going to leave anything to chance. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM Education

Executive Director of the International Institute of Akron more

Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM Education

The County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADM Board) system of services provides opportunities for recovery and hope for a better life. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM Education

Summit DD believes that all children should have access to quality, inclusive child care. Their Community Partnership for Inclusion (CPI) program supports a variety of childcare options across Summit County. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM Education

Meet Joey. This energetic, fun-loving five-year-old has a smile that can melt your heart and a swagger that tells you he’s going places. Joey’s parents, Tom and Jennifer Towell, call him their super hero. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM Education

Summit County has a rich history of supporting adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and connecting them with the services needed to lead happy, satisfying lives. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM Education

A story of friendship and community more

Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM Education

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, connects individuals with developmental disabilities to supports for living a healthy and satisfying life. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM Education


Amani Williams

The Northside Speakeasy: A Well Crafted Secret

The Northside District's new speakeasy pairs nostalgia and spirits for a unique night out. more

Sep 2, 2016 3:34 PM Flavor Blog

Whether you are looking for the thrill of rushing along a rustic path on two tires or the serenity of dipping a long paddle into still waters, there is something for you in The 330. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:26 PM Arts & Entertainment

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photo by Mary Lauletta

Master Gardeners of Summit County know a thing or two about the best ways to grow beautiful, healthy plants without destroying the environment. more

Aug 26, 2016 11:13 AM Home & Garden


photo by Amani Williams

The 330 boasts plenty of cozy bed-and-breakfast inns that are ideal for a romantic weekend or a restful staycation. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:41 PM Travel

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Natalie Spencer

Here are the editor's picks for this year's best of the city. more

Aug 1, 2016 11:43 AM , Arts & Entertainment

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photo by Shane Wynn

No one comes to Ohio for the weather. Some come for jobs, others for the low cost of living, but most stay here for the people—Akron’s greatest resource. Nowhere in town is that more evident than in the North Hill neighborhood. more

Jul 5, 2016 10:22 AM Travel

Heather Bullach landscape

photo by Shane Wynn

Traveling Exhibits Coordinator for Massillon Museum more

May 27, 2016 4:18 PM Arts & Entertainment

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Emily Vaeth

Local photographer starts non-profit for charter school photos more


Summer Camps Directory 2016 more

May 9, 2016 12:52 PM Education

When I first visited the Sonoma area, they were known for producing very nice Chardonnays. That all changed when, in 1999, the Wine Spectator awarded the 1996 Chateau St Jean Cinq Cépages its Wine of the Year award. more

May 9, 2016 12:29 PM Flavor Blog

Many restaurants and food stores in Amish Country have bakeries, but the following are dedicated to the craft. One whiff as you step in the door, and you’ll be in heaven. more

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