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Porthouse opens season with ‘Sister Act’

“Sister Act” has been dubbed the divine musical comedy. This is what Dante would have written if he had a band, backup...   Full Story




BioBlitz shines light on CVNP’s diversity

Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) hosted its first ever National Parks BioBlitz May 20-21. This 24-hour citizen-science...   Full Story




Knight Center, Metro Parks presenting nature display

The John S. Knight Center and Summit Metro Parks have collaborated to bring the outdoors inside to the center’s Mill...   Full Story




STEM Middle School student wins design challenge

Sixth-grader Noah Smith placed first in Chipotle Mexican Grill’s Design Challenge, an art contest in partnership with the...   Full Story




Mardis, Meilinger wed in Cincinnati

Ashley Nicole Mardis and Bryan Douglas Meilinger were married April 30, 2016. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Tom...   Full Story




DAP announces changes to Akron Art Prize

The Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) has announced enhancements to the fifth annual Akron Art Prize, sponsored by the...   Full Story




Area celebrations mark Independence Day

Sizzling grills will be accompanied by the rockets’ red glare throughout the area as Independence Day celebrations get...   Full Story




DAR recognizes City of Green

On June 11, the Catherine Richards Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the City of Green for...   Full Story