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2014-09-02 16:20:42

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) announced today that Christina Zamarro has been named vice president of investor relations effectively immediately. She will report to Laura Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142141 "Christina combines a deep knowledge of the Goodyear business and the tire industry along with an in-depth understanding of the...

2014-08-21 12:24:14

Teaming with ESPN's SportsNation, Goodyear Gives College Football Fans the Ability to Select Which Kick-off Weekend Matchup the Iconic Airship Will Cover AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College football is back and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is giving fans the chance to control the Goodyear Blimp during its kick-off weekend. Teaming up with ESPN's SportsNation, Goodyear is calling on college football fans across the country to vote for which...

2014-07-30 16:27:59

AKRON, Ohio, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firestone Country Club, a proud member of the ClubCorp family of clubs, welcomes the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational to the club July 31-Aug. 3, 2014. Firestone, which is located in Akron, Ohio, and this past spring unveiled a multimillion-dollar clubhouse reinvention, is serving as the site of the Bridgestone Invitational for the 15(th) year and, with it, marks the 61(st) consecutive year of professional tournament golf at the...

2014-07-24 12:21:05

MAM Software to provide next-generation Point-of-Sale System to replace GBMS BARNSLEY, England, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) (the "Company" or "MAM"), a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based business management solutions for the auto parts, tire and vertical distribution industries, today announced it has been selected by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to provide its next-generation Point-of-Sale (POS)...

2014-07-24 08:23:30

AKRON, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Roberts, the award-winning co-anchor of ABC News' "Good Morning America," long-time ESPN sportscaster and successful author, will christen The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) newest blimp - Wingfoot One - on Saturday, August 23, in Suffield, Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Roberts joins a list of accomplished women who have christened previous Goodyear blimps, including astronaut Dr. Sally...

2014-06-07 23:01:38

ABIA interactive Synergy Seminar features international expert working with local leaders on violence prevention and response strategies. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 • ABIA Synergy Seminar features international expert working with local leaders on violence prevention and response strategies Interactive 90-minute session encourages participation by those in attendance on actionable paths to solutions The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) will gather public safety...

2014-05-20 23:02:51

Interactive simulations mimic real-world scenarios, providing more comprehensive training solutions for Ohio professionals, communities facing natural and man-made emergencies. Akron Ohio (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) today announced an expansion of its medical simulation training and introduced Hands On Heroes, an extensive and immersive training solution for Ohio’s first responders. Hands On Heroes offers emergency medical technicians (EMTs)...

2014-05-19 16:26:06

The votes have been tallied and the winner of Akron Brass' third annual March Mayhem contest is the Amherst Fire Department. WOOSTER, Ohio, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row Akron Brass has jumped on the NCAA "March Madness" bandwagon with their Akron Brass March Mayhem contest. The goal of the social media contest was to crown the best fire department. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/88836 Fire departments throughout North America...

2014-04-14 16:21:26

AKRON, Ohio, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) achieved many milestones in 2013, a year that was unlike any other in its 115-year history. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Achieving record segment operating income and strong cash flow were just two of those highlighted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Kramer at the company's annual shareholder meeting today. This outstanding performance, he said,...

2014-04-08 12:23:06

AKRON, Ohio, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) has issued a $15,000 challenge to future engineers in grades nine through 12 - try your hand at inventing the "tire of tomorrow." The challenge, which offers a top prize of $7,500 to the high school group that produces the most innovative concept, is part of Goodyear's 14(th) Annual Engineering Career Day event, which will be hosted by The University of Akron, on Saturday, April 12. Grant...


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Cuyahoga Valley National Park
2013-03-19 14:17:18

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and continued through the 1920’s, during which time the Akron and Cleveland metropolitan parks were...

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