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Restoring History on the Rails

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's St. Lucie Sound car traveled a winding track to The 330. Built in 1946 by the Budd Company for the Florida East Coast Railroad, the luxury tavern lounge car would have been quite stylish in its day.

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Tylar Sutton

Whether it’s setting the Global standard for wound care or breaking gender and racial barriers on city council, these pioneers are paving the way for a better tomorrow. more

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Kaitlyn Freiling

A fourth-generation Goodyear employee, Brewer’s father, grandmother and great-grandfather all had long careers with the local icon. more

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A quick look at some of the more memorable moments in The 330's sports history. more

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Scores of professional athletes have faced off in The 330, from boxers throwing punches in the iconic Akron Armory to Olympic weightlifters getting their start in a community gym. more

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Summer camp has come a long way since we were kids. Instead of canoeing and weaving lanyards, today’s kids are building Lego robots, dusting mock crime scenes for fingerprints and meeting professional baseball players more

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On an 8-by-10 photo, Bain E. “Shorty” Fulton drew the Rubber City’s future in white grease pen. He sketched the letters “A-K-R-O-N” on the hill where the Rubber Bowl would be built. more

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Pack in maximum summer fun — and learning — by taking the kids to camp. more

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First established in 1935, New Horizon has served as a community credit union for Summit County since 2013. more

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The opiate epidemic that has devastated families everywhere is something that keeps Jerry Craig, executive director of the County of Summit ADM Board, up at night. more

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Dr. Sadie M. Winlock, Akron Urban League president and CEO, believes that returning to its roots can help the organization grow, build stronger community, long-lasting business relationships and transform lives. more

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Dr. Para Jones’ passion for Stark State College’s mission begins with her belief that students of all ages and all backgrounds benefit from affordable, quality education that leads to rewarding careers. more

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Thomarios’ Specialty Group restores aircraft and spacecraft for museum display, including the Saturn V rocket and its most recent project: Neil Armstrong’s F5D-1 Skylancer. more

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The Humane Society of Summit County rescues nearly 2,500 dogs, cats and other pets each year who are victims of cruelty, neglect and abandonment. more

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Upper Crust: Pizza in The 330

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Micah Beree

Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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Natalie Spencer

Showcase of Chefs

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Bunny Lacey

Get Outdoors in The 330

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Jessica Bobik

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