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By Colette M. Jenkins, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 2--Three Akron Dominican Sisters will celebrate their golden and silver jubilees at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Sebastian Church, 476 Mull Ave. Sisters Yvonne Horning and Andre Kravec entered the Sisters of St. Dominic of Akron on Aug.
By Mary Beth Breckenridge, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 2--You can build a rain barrel at a workshop being presented in Silver Lake by the Summit Soil and Water Conservation District.
By Jim Mackinnon, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 1--FirstEnergy Corp. customers will see electricity rates increase more than 15 percent over three years starting in 2009 under a plan the Akron utility gave to state regulators late Thursday.
By Bob Downing, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 1--ZOAR -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is concerned that the underground fires at a landfill in southern Stark County are spreading.
By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 24--A new specialty hospital for critically ill patients is bringing life to the city of Akron's efforts to boost medical-related economic development.
By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 24--If it's Thursday, this must be the mailbag. . . . Q: I used to enjoy watching Warner Bros. cartoons on the television. As far as I can determine, they have completely disappeared from television.
By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 23--A new hospital in Akron for critically ill patients who require long stays could jump-start more cooperation between the city's rival health-care systems. In mid-August, national hospital chain Select Medical Corp.
By Jim Mackinnon, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 23--The future of an independent health-care trust proposed for tens of thousands of United Steelworkers who retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. remains in a federal courtroom. A hearing is to resume at 9 a.m. today before U.S.
By Elaine Guregian, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul.
By Mary Beth Breckenridge, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 19--Volunteers are sought to install a rain garden next Saturday at the Lakemore Municipal Building, 1400 Main St.
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