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  • Fun Around Akron Calendar: Things to do the week of April 24 - cleveland.com

    cleveland.com -  Built in 1837, the Perkins Stone Mansion was built by Colonel Simon Perkins, son of Akron co-founder General Simon Perkins. The mansion, a historical house museum, offers a window into Akron life at the turn of the century. The Summit County Historical ...
  • Man pistol-whipped with pellet gun during Akron robbery - cleveland.com

    cleveland.com -  AKRON, Ohio -- A Tallmadge man was pistol-whipped with a pellet gun during an attempted robbery in Akron's Goodyear Heights neighborhood. The 54-year-old man suffered minor injuries in the Saturday robbery on Sprague Street near Pioneer Street, ...
  • Richard L. Rumbaugh, 75 - The Free Press Standard

    The Free Press Standard -  A 1964 graduate of the University of Akron, Dick served on active duty in the Navy as a line officer for 5 1/2 years before continuing law school full time in Akron. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Akron in December 1971, and ...
  • Akron's Bit Factory Is A Smart Fit For The City - Clevelandmagazine.com

    Clevelandmagazine.com -  Whoever said, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” (it was English cleric and writer Charles Caleb Colton in 1820, according to Google) didn't know much about tech. Cities throughout the country found some success copying Y Combinator, the ...
  • Around the Farm: April 23, 2017: Haase's Slam Lifts Akron - Scout

    Scout -  Eric Haase (Akron, C): 1-2, 2 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K. In a bizarre twist in the fourth inning of Sunday's game where Altoona starter Yeudy Garcia, who had struck out nine batters in the previous 3.2 shutout innings, suddenly lost his command and ...
  • Students hack ideas for solutions at UA's first hackathon - Akron Beacon Journal

    Akron Beacon Journal -  As the sun rose in Akron on Sunday morning, light shone through the windows of Bit Factory onto empty cans of Red Bull and sleeping bags scattered on the floor. Inside, some of the city's brightest minds worked tirelessly to find solutions to life's ...

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