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Tylar Sutton

This past year, two well-known families from The 330 decided they were stronger together. Read more

Beauty & Wellness

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Matt Arnold

Fertile Ground

A new book preserves Kent’s rock ‘n’ roll history with personal accounts of legendary rock stars before they were famous. Read more

Apr 22, 2019 2:29 PM (330) Area Blog

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Tylar Sutton

3 Jazz Musicians to Know

These past and present players shape the revitalized Akron jazz scene. Read more

Mar 7, 2019 11:46 AM , (330) Area Blog

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Tylar Sutton

Cats like Theron Brown and Jack Schantz pick up the beat from Howard Street legends to continue Akron’s jazz legacy. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Austin Mariasy

Working on a project with others involves many obstacles beyond the scholastic. These students rose to the challenge of collaboration, time management and problem-solving with shining results. Read more

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Bath and Copley salute their bicentennials by reflecting on history. Read more

Education

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Austin Mariasy

Long before Don Corleone and Tony Soprano became pop-culture icons of organized crime in America, the Black Hand Society terrorized fellow Sicilian immigrants in the Western Reserve of the early 20th century. Read more

Education

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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. Read 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. Read more

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

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Kaitlyn Freiling

The Story of Jojos in The 330

While it may seem commonplace now, in 1963 you could not order a combination of pizza and chicken and jojos at restaurants in The 330. Read more

Apr 19, 2018 3:20 PM Flavor Blog

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. Read more

Education

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Anna Wright

This iconic market still gives shoppers a unique experience after 81 years. Read more

Food & Dining

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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. Read more

Education

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Walking along the Cuyahoga River in the Gorge Metro Park, you traverse history and nature simultaneously. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Graham Smith

History and pride entwine Kent with one of its largest and oldest employers Davey Tree Expert Company. Read more

Home & Garden

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

Education

Memoir and history meld in lush, sweeping book Read more

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The life and times of Barberton's founder (1841-1920) Read more

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Nostalgic book explores area’s former gems Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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