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2010-06-16 09:48:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 23, a free, interactive Web cast on three leading industries in Ohio promises to inspire renewed hope for new jobs in Ohio. Nine experts in the biomedical sciences, advanced energy, and polymers and coatings industries will share their insight on innovation, global commerce and the new skills needed for a new economy from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. at www.ohio.com/jobgrowth. Presented by the Akron Beacon Journal and Ohio.monster.com,...

2008-08-07 03:00:00

By Malcolm X Abram, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 7--Hard to believe it's been five years since Square Records opened in Highland Square. It's even harder to believe that it's still open, given the topsy-turvy music industry and the slow death of buying music in a physical format. To celebrate, Square will play host to two days of live, in-store music. On Friday, New Body Type featuring members of Houseguest, Human Caveman, Ghostman and Sandman will perform along with mellow indie...

2008-07-20 03:00:29

By Elaine Guregian, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 20--Speaking from the stage to the lawn audience at Goodyear Heights Metro Park on Friday night, Charles Anderson got a big laugh when he said his Company C Contemporary Ballet was glad to be here this particular weekend to perform at the second annual Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival, since it also was Hamburger Festival time in Akron. Coming from a group based in the not-so-carnivorous San Francisco Bay area, that's a compliment....

2008-07-17 21:00:29

By The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 17--A 42-year-old Akron man has been sentenced to five years in prison in connection with the operation of a methamphetamine lab in his basement. In May 2006, Akron police responded to a report concerning an alleged meth lab on Stetler Avenue, Summit County prosecutors said today. Police said that when Michael Gerhart answered his door, officers smelled a strong chemical from inside the house. In the basement, officers found chemicals used to...

2008-07-16 09:01:20

Q: A declawed, spayed stray cat showed up at my house. The vet said she is probably around 7. I tried to find her owner, but nobody claimed her. She is diabetic. Because I have a dog that will not share and family members with allergies, Gillie is living in my garage. She is a very sweet and loving cat. I would love for her to have a better life than I am providing. ... She loves to just sit on your lap. I don't want to see her go to a shelter. _J.M. A: Please do not fret about keeping...

2008-07-05 03:00:00

By Carl Chancellor, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 5--Greasy lips and sticky fingers were the order of the day Friday at Akron's Rib, White & Blue Festival celebrating Independence Day. Hundreds of people, many with toddlers in tow, strolled South Main Street, stopping every few feet for amusement rides and to purchase ribs, roasted corn, funnel cakes and libations. Those looking to take a break from the bustle made their way to Cascade Park's Lock 3, found a spot on the lawn...

2008-07-02 09:00:31

Q: I was wondering if you could do an article on the importance of providing water for wildlife? Birds also need to bathe to clean their feathers and cool off. There is no need to buy expensive birdbaths _ plastic garbage can lids, drip pans for plants, even Frisbees (the little birds love them), Tupperware, anything that can hold water can be a lifesaver for birds and wildlife. Note that metal isn't good as it gets too hot. I change the water often to prevent disease and mosquito...

2007-08-24 18:17:31

By The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 24--An Akron physician and his Akron fiancee remain hospitalized at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, following a plane crash Aug. 8 in Georgia. Dr. Robert Marsico Jr., 42, a dermatologist, is now listed in serious but stable condition with burns on his arms, legs and feet, said his father, Dr. Robert Marsico Sr. His fiance, Heather Moran, of Akron, is in good condition and has been moved out of the hospital's intensive care unit, Marsico Sr....


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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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