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2008-08-02 03:00:31

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.

2008-08-02 03:00:31

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.

2008-08-01 03:00:32

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.

2008-08-01 03:00:17

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.

2008-07-24 03:00:00

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.

2008-07-24 03:00:00

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.

2008-07-23 03:00:00

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.

2008-07-23 03:00:00

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.

2008-07-19 03:00:33

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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