Local (1750)

Friday, 26 June 2015 17:58

Stow Couple: "It's Like I Won The Lottery"

Written by
A Stow couple has waited 31 years for this day. "It's like I won the lottery," said 66-year-old John Marshall. Marshall couldn't hold back the tears while explaining the meaning behind getting a marriage license to legally tie the knot with his partner, 65-year-old James Neilsen. "It's just like all…
In a statement loaded with apologies to a city hall employee he's known for 14 years, his wife of 25 years Sandy, his cabinet members, the Moneypenny family and the citizens of Akron, Garry Moneypenny's political ambitions flamed out because of inappropriate touching of a female co-worker at City Hall…
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:24

Students Dig Up Pig Remains

Written by
A group of forensic archaeology students will be spending the next few weeks uncovering a mystery that lies beneath a pair of shallow graves in a wooded area in Bath Township. It's a crime scene -- but it's not what you think. It's not real. Everything has been set up…
Monday, 04 May 2015 16:34

VIDEO UA President: No Name Change

Written by
For those who were concerned about a possible name change at the University of Akron, UA's president says it's not happening. In a message sent across campus today, university president Scott Scarborough said it directly: "Let me state clearly: We are not proposing a name change. But we are seriously…
Friday, 01 May 2015 08:46

UA President To Discuss Possible School Name Change

Written by
University of Akron President Scott Scarborough appears to be mulling over the idea of changing the name of the school. The Beacon Journal reports that he'll address the issue at a speech at the City Club of Cleveland on May 15. No one would confirm the details of the speech,…
Thursday, 12 March 2015 10:16

University Of Akron Name Change?

Written by
University of Akron President Scott Scarborough has confirmed that there has been discussion on possibly changing the university's name. He tells the Northeast Ohio Media Group that it was an idea thrown in a brainstorming session, but no word on possible suggestions on a new name. Scarborough said the new…
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 05:43

VIDEO Local Designer Uses Fashion To Blend Cultures

Written by
Fashion can be used as a way to express yourself. For Neighbors Apparel, it's a chance to become the neighbor of a refugee living in Akron. Tessa Reeves wanted to do more with her fashion degree from Kent State University. She wanted to make a difference in the community --…
Thursday, 08 January 2015 13:08

Coming Attractions Bridal Shop Closing

Written by
The bridal shop that as at the center of the Ebola scare in the Akron area has decided to close its doors for good. Coming Attractions Bridal Shop is closing in May after not being able to recover from their financial loss following Amber Vinson's visit. Coming Attractions employee Kayla…
Monday, 22 May 2017 05:00

School Closings

Written by
There are no closings to report at this time.    _____________________________ WKYC Channel 3 Closings, WEWS News5 Closings, WOIO 19News Closings, 
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 12:00

Akron Police Chief Adds New Heroin Unit

Written by
Heroin continues to be a problem in the state and across the country. Akron's police chief has decided to tackle the growing problem by forming a unit targeting heroin dealers for possible murders charges in cases of fatal overdoses. Police Chief James Nice says the department has worked to track…
Page 88 of 88