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Friday, 06 December 2019 14:09

Lights, Camera, Akron!

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The Highland Square Film Festival is back and the works of local filmakers will be shown at the Highland Theater on West Market Street on Saturday (12/7). In all, about twenty short films will be screened, each one no longer than five minutes. There is $4,500 in prize money for…
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 13:01

Stop The Madness

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Unwanted phone calls! We all get them and I'm willing to guess 99% of us don't like them. They're a nuisance but the power to stop or at the very least limit them is right at your fingertips. I recently heard about this and later saw a video. Basically, it…
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 10:24

Akron To Keep Your Water On

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The Akron Mayor's office has sent out an early Christmas gift to those who are having trouble paying their water bills. Water service disconnections due to non-payment will be stopped until after the holidays. If you're behind on your bill, you now have until January 6, 2020 to send off…
Thursday, 28 November 2019 16:06

Let the Holidays Begin

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Thanksgiving is coming to a close so, what's next? Christmas is just under four weeks away and the City of Akron is putting on her winter best with the opening tomorrow of Winterblast at Lock 3 where you will find outdoor activities for the family. This Saturday the Welcome Santa…
Monday, 25 November 2019 13:18

Operation Heroes - Valor Home

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You'll be hearing us talking a lot about the Harry Donovan, Jr. Valor Home in the coming weeks. It will all be a part of our week-long fundraiser we're calling "Operation Heroes." The staff had a chance to visit their Akron facility on Exeter Road today to learn more about…
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 15:23

Holiday Tree Festival Is Back

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Don't look now but the holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving is next week and it's a late one so can Christmas be far behind? NO! Some of us need some prompting to get into the spirit. You may find it in Hallmark Channel movies while others find it in Christmas…
Monday, 11 November 2019 10:16

The Veteran In My Life

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Today we honor veterans, the brave men and women who answered the call to serve their country whether in time of war or peace. Here's a brief history of my own father who did just that. Bob Daugherty was born in Coshocton, Ohio and enlisted in the Marine Corps after…
Friday, 08 November 2019 16:12

Back on Easy Street

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We're back on Easy Street tonight and tomorrow at the Tangier. I'm referring to the local legend band that makes a yearly return to rock the faithful. These guys have been doing it since the 70s and they sound as fresh as they did back when they were the house…
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 15:21

Safety Kids Calendar Contest

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I'm honored to once again be the Master of Cermonies for the annual Safety Kids Calendar Contest awards presentation tonight at the downtown Akron-Summit County Public Library branch. It's an event I look forward to doing each year and this marks the 18th year that Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan…
Monday, 04 November 2019 16:46

Fall Back, Spring Forward, Or Leave It Alone?

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We set the clocks back this weekend and returned to Standard Time but in another six months, we'll adjust the time again and push them one hour forward. And when we do this, our "body clocks" have to adjust, too. What do you think? Should we just scrap this idea…
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