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The Face of Empowerment

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.


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

Mar 14, 2018 1:40 PM Education

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

Feb 28, 2018 4:17 PM Education

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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

Feb 28, 2018 4:17 PM Education

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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

Feb 28, 2018 4:17 PM Education

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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

Feb 28, 2018 4:17 PM Education

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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

Feb 28, 2018 4:17 PM Education


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We’re drawing back the curtains and shining a spotlight on the star students who do what they love in The 330. more

Jan 19, 2018 1:55 PM , Education

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Hale Farm and Village in Bath brings the Western Reserve of the 19th century to life. more

Jan 3, 2018 12:59 PM Education

You’ve opened your heart and your wallet to help those in need. A little homework makes your good go a long way. more

Dec 12, 2017 1:57 PM Education

Despite the benevolence of our intentions, though, making donations in a time of crisis can often lead us to miss the boat in terms of contributing wisely. more

Dec 12, 2017 12:40 PM Education

Students in The 330 are learning the value of giving back by volunteering. more

Nov 8, 2017 9:51 AM Education


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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. more

Nov 6, 2017 12:07 PM Education


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STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields have been on the rise in the past decade, with a number of schools emphasizing their importance to students at younger and younger ages. more

Sep 26, 2017 11:24 AM Education


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The future is all about STEM. Today’s employers seek out graduates in fields of science, technology, engineering and math to fill cutting-edge jobs. more

Sep 26, 2017 11:11 AM , Education

25th Anniversary Silver Coin Challenge commemorates Green’s 1992 incorporation. Residents complete activities on a game card to receive a silver commemorative coin from the mayor. more

Sep 25, 2017 2:05 PM Education


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Local professor Owen Lovejoy has seen the Tree City evolve from just a small town to an entertainment destination. more

Sep 21, 2017 11:06 AM Education

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In contrast to incubators and accelerators for start-ups, Makerspace offers resources for creative minds that might not yet know how to bring their ideas into reality, as well as a collaborative community for those with know-how to share their skills more

Sep 13, 2017 3:28 PM Education

A history lesson becomes personal in this book by Christopher LaHurd. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:49 PM Education

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