Monday, 02 November 2015 18:20

AUDIO: Akron Mayoral Candidates Make Final Pitch

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In less than 24 hours, the polls will open for Akronites to elect their first new long-term mayor in nearly three decades. Republican candidate Eddie Sipplen and Democratic candidate Dan Horrigan talked to The Jasen Sokol Show about their experiences on the campaign trail, the sewer issue, and who they…
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:52

Meet the Candidates: Akron Municipal Court

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Dave Lombardi and Jon Oldham are running for the Akron Municipal Court bench currently occupied by Lombardi. Both candidates talked to Jasen about their qualifications and their ideas for the court.
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:43

Meet the Candidates: Stow Muni Court Clerk

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The race for Stow Municipal Court clerks has been among the most hotly contested local races of the year. Democrat Diana Colavecchio, independent Kevin Coughlin, and Republican Don Robart all sat down with Jasen to talk about their ideas for the court and the highly negative tone of the campaign.
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 17:43

Akron Independent Candidate Bill Melver Lays Out Vision

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The two major party candidates for Akron mayor squared off in a debate this week. There's another candidate who wasn't there - Bill Melver, who is running as an independent in November against Democrat Dan Horrigan and Republican Eddie Sipplen. Melver says he wants to help stem Akron's population loss…
The University of Akron has announced a new two-year partnership with the Akron Civic Theatre and Playhouse Square to present the Broadway in Akron series. The university says the shows will be presented as scheduled. The Broadway in Akron series begins with "The Producers" on November 3rd. UA VP of…
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 15:14

UA Officials: Once Again, No Name Change Planned

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The University of Akron continues to react to rumors that a name change is in the offing. Vice President for Advancement Larry Burns repeated what was in a statement released Tuesday to the university community - they aren't planning to change UA's name. "Well, I can't predict 10, 20 years…
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