Latest the Akron Beacon Journal Stories

2007-07-25 09:18:40

By Bob Downing, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 25--Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann has filed a lawsuit against Canton's Coen Oil Co. alleging violations of state rules on underground storage tanks at five sites in Summit County.

2007-07-13 09:16:36

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 13--Even after her death, Susan "Sue" Deveny Pavloff is raising money for the hospital she loved in the community she passionately supported.

2007-06-26 12:05:00

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 26--When people show up in the emergency room at Akron hospitals with intense, throbbing tooth pain, doctors usually don't have the tools or training to cure their problem.

2007-06-17 09:05:00

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 17--When the Cleveland Clinic Foundation tried to court Akron's biggest hospital system, the marriage proposal ultimately got shot down.

2007-06-01 12:00:37

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 1--Whether they're trying to stay healthy or they need quick treatment when medical problems strike, residents of northern Summit County now have a new option closer to home.

2007-03-18 12:00:17

By Bob Downing, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Mar. 18--Each day, several hundred tons of waste arrive at the 1,200-acre Athens-Hocking Landfill near Nelsonville, a small town in Athens County in southeastern Ohio.

2006-12-21 09:00:46

By Connie Bloom, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Dec. 21--Joe Finan had a knack for reaching through the radio and embracing his audience. Listeners liked to say they never met him, but they'd known him their entire lives.

2006-11-20 09:01:09

By Carol Biliczky, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Nov. 20--ROOTSTOWN TWP -- When Dorothy Jones dies, she will, in a sense, go home -- to the land that she and her husband once owned. But Jones will do so on an ambulance cart, draped with a sheet.

2006-10-24 09:00:44

By Jewell Cardwell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Oct. 24--Akron police officer Robert Swain says the department has received several leads -- and six new names -- since a television show about a 1979 unsolved murder case. The Oct.

2006-08-08 09:01:04

By The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 8--Backpack? Check. Glue stick? Check. Pencils? Check. But what about vaccinations? It's almost back-to-school time -- time for parents to make sure their children's vaccinations are up-to-date. And this year, for the first time, that means that all Ohio children entering kindergarten must be vaccinated against chickenpox. The law requires either proof of chickenpox (varicella) vaccination or documentation that the child has had a case of...

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.