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Located about forty miles from Cleveland Akron is set along the historic Erie Canal. It was a boomtown in the 1800's home to such industries as cereal production, toy, marble, and rubber manufacturing. The city was officially founded in 1825. Today Goodyear Tires and FirstMerit Bank support the local economy. The city also has a ten-mile stretch of free WiFi access downtown, one of few such projects in the country. Cultural destinations include the Akron Art Museum and the Akron Police Museum.
Local Newspapers: The Akron Beacon Journal Courier
Local Sports Teams: The Akron Aeros (minor league baseball)
Local Colleges: State UniversityThe University of Akron
Zip Codes associated with akron, ohio: 44301, 44302, 44303, 44304, 44305, 44306, 44307, 44310, 44311, 44312, 44313, 44314, 44319, 44320, 44321, 44333
Towns/Cities near akron, ohio : Tallmadge, Barberton, Green, Cuyahoga Falls, Wadsworth, Kent, Ravenna, Doylestown
An Akron man could become the fourth person in Summit County within the past decade indicted on criminal charges that accuse him of spreading HIV to a sexual partner without disclosing that he had the virus. A review of past cases shows that while prosecutions involving similar allegations are rare, cases that ended with convictions resulted in lengthy prison sentences ranging from four to 19 years.Akron firefighter suspended indefinitely after being accused of leaving drug house with cocaine
Andrew M. Seal, 46, of Springfield Township, is charged in Akron Municipal Court with drug abuse, a fifth-degree felony, and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession charge. He spent Sunday in the Summit County Jail and was released after a judge set a $5,000 signature bond at his initial court appearance.Gang charges dropped against man whose brother led violent Akron gang
Marcus Dawson, 20, the brother of gang leader Williams Dawson, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct justice, a fourth-degree felony. He was originally charged with participating in a criminal gang, a second-degree felony.Taser extends trial period for Akron police body cameras: Q&A
Akron Police will get to keep their 30 body cameras for 90 days instead of 30 after Taser International agreed to extend its trial period. Meanwhile Kent State University is studying the impact the cameras have on police complaints and crime statistics in the city.Thirsty Dog Brewing welcomes new bottling line to Akron plant
John Najeway of Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. directs traffic on Grant Street as the first large crates of the new bottling line from Italy are delivered to Thirsty Dog Brewing Company.Driver gets 1 year prison for fatal hit-and-run; Wayne County teacher sues district; Akron...
Jerome Lee, of Bedford, was sentenced to a year in prison today for fleeing the scene of a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy who was struck as he ran to catch a school bus in 2013. A Wayne County teacher filed a lawsuit claiming his former school district fired him because a Facebook post espousing his vegan believes was offensive to locals working in the dairy industry.OBGYN Associates of Akron meeting patients' needs
Shown from left are some of OBGYN Associates of Akron medical professionals: Jami Pearson , Dr. Maura O'Shea, Dr. Cecilia Ellis and Dr. Nancy McGrievy; and Dr. Lisa Cousineau and Jacquelin Burke . OBGYN Associates of Akron has several locations, including 605 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road in Bath; the Summa Akron City Hospital campus at 75 Arch St., Suite 401; and the Akron General Wellness Center Professional Building at 4302 Allen Road in Stow.What $8.75M will get you: Granger Twp. home is most expensive listing in Ohio
"NO camp for YOU, Dead fans!" Grateful Dead fans will NOT be allowed to camp outside of Chicago's Soldier Field when the Grateful Dead performs their last 3 farewell shows over the summer. Officials with Soldier Field tell The Chicago Tribune the requests from Grateful Dead fans for overnight permits for parking lots were denied for safety reasons.Akron announces partnership with Israeli company that created...
Eran Arden, CEO of Timocco, the Israeli company that created the program, instructs Mario Regec, 5, in how to play a learning game Wednesday during a press conference at Akron City Hall. Mario Regec, 5, tries out a new learning game for children with special needs Wednesday during a press conference at Akron City Hall.Sears Hardware stores in Fairlawn, Macedonia among several in N.E. Ohio closing soon
The Sears Appliance & Hardware store on Graham Road closed in 2011. Just announced, the Fairlawn and Macedonia stores will be closing.Ohio Auditor Dave Yost to address Akron's finances, Sears Hardware closing Macedonia,...
Goodyear Chairman and CEO Richard J. Kramer will discuss trends shaping the global tire and rubber industries at the upcoming World Rubber Summit in Singapore, joining The summit - "Productivity & Sustainability for Tomorrow's Market, What Drives It?" - will run March 24-25 at Singapore's EXPO Exhibition and Convention Centre. Mr. Kramer's presentation will examine how world leaders and global CEOs are adjusting to the changing world economy and new global paradigms impacting the rubber industry, according tot the organizers, the International Rubber Study Group and SingEx Exhibitions.Stories From The Newsroom Floor
FOLLOW THE BOUNCING BALL ON THIS ONE...People Magazine is reporting an infant was kidnapped at a hospital 17 years ago. She was never found and nobody was ever convicted of the crime.Medina Gazette welcomes new managing editor
Pantages, 59, succeeds David Knox, who plans to pursue projects as an independent journalist. Knox served as managing editor at The Gazette since 2012.Goodyear name licensed for bicycle tires
New Jersey-based bicycle maker and supplier Kent International Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with the Akron tire maker to use the Goodyear name on tires and tubes. The tires will be imported from a Chinese manufacturer and made to Goodyear and Kent specifications, a Kent spokesman said.U.S. Postal Service plans to close its sorting center in Akron
The Akron sorting center is expected to close on April 18th. The main post office on Wolf Ledges Parkway will remain open.
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