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December 22, 2014 by Valerie Hoover Marshall (Register to contact)

Linda Vargo Miller's birthday is December 29th

Ellen Rowe, '53

August 12, 2014 by Rhonda Keith Stephens (Register to contact)

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ELLEN ROWE: LETTERS HOME is now available on *****.com. These are letters Ellen wrote to her parents from 1953 to 1966, through college and covering the period of her car wreck in Spain which left her crippled.

Ellen Rowe, '53

August 10, 2013 by Rhonda Keith Stephens (Register to contact)

Now available, the unedited ms. of "Ellen Rowe", a collection of letters from Ellen, class of '53. A Kindle e-book preview of the future paperback. Search "Ellen Rowe Preview" on Amazon.

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Reunions: July 21, 2019 - News  Akron Beacon Journal

Army Special Forces: Unit will hold a reunion on Aug. 24 at the Youngstown Air Base, 3976 Kings Graves Road, Vienna. Contact Dave Nesline at ...



College basketball: Buchtels Jonathan King walks on at Kent State  Akron Beacon Journal

KENT — Former Buchtel High School star Jonathan King has joined the Kent State men's basketball program as a preferred walk-on.As a senior King helped ...



Upcoming reunions: July 14, 2019 - News  Akron Beacon Journal

Buchtel High School's Class of 1967: Will celebrate members' 'Sensational 70th' Birthday/Reunion Aug. 16 and 17. There will be a Frisky Friday Fun Night" at 5 ...



Michigan and NFL star Jarrod Wilson gives back to his community  247Sports

We often hear of athletes "giving back" to their communities and that spirit was alive and well in Akron, Ohio over the weekend, as former Buchtel High School ...



Community honors, remembers Copley teen hit, killed by motorcyclist  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio — Remembering a friend in the midst of tragedy, as classmates and family gather in the name of a Copley teen who was hit and killed by a ...



Local history: Akron actor found fame as Ben Franklin  Akron Beacon Journal

Fredd Wayne's most famous role was nothing short of revolutionary.The Akron actor had more than 200 credits in film, television and theater but he is best ...



Amateur golf: Good Park Junior seeks entries - Sports  Akron Beacon Journal

Entries are being accepted for one of the oldest junior golf tournaments in the country.The Good Park Junior, once acknowledged as the longest-running junior ...



Survey says, Generosity!: Steve Harvey covering cost of college for eight Kent State students  Akron Beacon Journal

Two weeks before he got the phone call, Zethran Jackson wasn't sure he would be going to college this fall.The 18-year-old Buchtel high school graduate didn't ...



City finance director takes county job  Akron Beacon Journal

Diane Miller-Dawson's first full time job with the city of Akron was opening envelopes.As an account clerk, she sorted checks into piles at the water billing ...



Cavs, Goodyear partner to renovate STEM lab at Buchtel CLC  Akron Beacon Journal

Middle school students at Akron's Buchtel Community Learning Center will start working in a newly renovated STEM lab to study and integrate science, ...



Witness needed to identify suspects who fired at people leaving an Akron Buchtel High School after prom party  Cleveland 19 News

Portage County deputies are asking for witnesses to help identify shooters who fired at students leaving an after-prom party.



Trotwood-Madison explodes on Akron Buchtel | High School Boys Basketball  Richland Source

Trotwood-Madison turned James Bond and used its license to kill all threats in eliminating Akron Buchtel 102-72 during this Ohio boys high school basketball ...



High school boys basketball / Buchtel 84, Villa Angela-St. Joseph 70: Chris Livingston, Jonathan King lead Griffins to Division II state semifinal  Akron Beacon Journal

CANTON — The Buchtel Griffins are headed back to the boys basketball state tournament.Freshman Chris Livingston and senior Jonathan King assumed their ...



High school girls basketball / Buchtel 63, Tallmadge 53: Imani Jackson guides Griffins to Division II district semifinal at Lake  Akron Beacon Journal

A Division II girls basketball sectional final victory did not come easily Thursday night for host Buchtel.Not when the team on the other side was Tallmadge, ...



High school basketball/Buchtel 83, East 60: Chris Livingston scores 25 points to lead Griffins  Akron Beacon Journal

Buchtel boys basketball coach Matt Futch continues to encourage his players to share the ball on offense and play with a tenacious effort on defense.His players ...



Doran Grant returning to OSU pursue degree and help the team  247Sports

Former Ohio State star cornerback Doran Grant was back in Akron Saturday volunteering his time to work at the Jarrod Wilson Football Camp held at Buchtel ...



Lawsuit filed over former Akron teacher who had sexual relationship with student  cleveland.com

A former Akron teacher convicted of carrying on a years-long sexual relationship with a student – that included obtaining partial custody of him and having his ...



Boys Basketball | Buchtel eliminates Marlington with big second half  The-review

AKRON — Marlington faced a gigantic obstacle in its second-round postseason game. Akron Buchtel, the top-seeded team in the Canton Division II ...



Akron woman, 101, recalls school days at Maple Valley and Buchtel  Akron Beacon Journal

Eva Stidham's vision isn't as sharp as it used to be, but she can see the past clearly.When a person has lived in Akron for as long as she has, there's certainly a ...



High school girls basketball / Revere 63, Buchtel 61: Grace Hete, Taylor Rinn, Adison Novosel guide Minutemen to victory  Akron Beacon Journal

Revere visited Buchtel on Monday night for a girls basketball game that at times had the feeling of a tournament match-up.Both teams entered in the midst of a ...



Against charter school push, Akron's Buchtel High School beats state graduation rates  cleveland.com

Akron's Buchtel High School shines as a beacon of public school success despite economic challenges, beating the average state graduation rate.



High school football / Lakewood St. Edward 42, Buchtel 7: Griffins remain optimistic moving forward after loss to Eagles  Akron Beacon Journal

Buchtel football coach Ricky Powers is not one to shy away from competition.Just like when he was a player, Powers likes a challenge.Saturday afternoon's ...



Former abused student sues teacher, Akron, Tallmadge schools  Akron Beacon Journal

A former Akron and Tallmadge student who fathered a child with his teacher during a yearslong relationship filed a lawsuit this week against the teacher, the two ...



Unique Partnership Will Renovate STEM Labs in Ohio Schools  Government Technology

The Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team and the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company are giving $1 million in support of STEM programs at Akron public schools ...



Five female educators accused of sexually assaulting students  Akron Beacon Journal

These are five of the female educators in the Akron-Canton-area who have been accused of sexually assaulting students in the last two years:Laura Amero, 35, ...



Akron police: 15-year-old arrested after loaded gun found in locker at Buchtel High School  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio -- Akron police tell FOX 8 News a 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged after a loaded gun was found in a locker at Buchtel High School on ...



Judge dismisses suit against Akron, Tallmadge involving teachers affair with student  Akron Beacon Journal

A federal judge threw out a federal lawsuit this week filed against the Akron and Tallmadge school districts involving a former Buchtel High School teacher who ...



Meet this years Greater Akron football all-star team  Akron Beacon Journal

OFFENSESam Seeker, Tallmadge High SchoolSenior, 6-2, 200, QBSeeker, a University of Toledo baseball recruit, finished his senior season on the gridiron ...



Lawsuit filed over former Akron teacher in prison for having sex with student  cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A former Buchtel High School teacher serving three years in prison after carrying out a years-long relationship with a teenage student ...



Akron youth sports legend Jerry Rowland dies at 69  News 5 Cleveland

An early mentor of LeBron James and Akron youth sports Legend Jerry Rowland has died at the age of 69, according to Ohio.com.



Gilmour vs. Akron Buchtel boys basketball: Lancers keyed by Charleston, O'Toole in win  News-Herald.com

Gilmour senior guard C.J Charleston described the NEO Youth Elite Christmas Classic at Garfield Heights on Dec. 28 as “the big stage.”



Single mom savors graduation day from pharmacy school  Akron Beacon Journal

Single mom Julia Livingston of Akron took a chance four years ago to break out of unfulfilling jobs.At age 37, she headed to Northeast Ohio Medical University to ...



Student brings loaded gun to Akron high school  cleveland19.com

A 15-year-old boy is facing criminal charges, after allegedly bringing a gun to Buchtel High School on Thursday. Akron police say another student spotted the ...



LeBron salutes Akron native Chris Livingston for MVP award and Team USA gold medal  LeBron Wire

Akron, OH guard Chris Livingston earned a shout-out from LeBron James for his gold medal and most valuable player performance with Team USA.



Found: Jaydon Clark  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Update: Police say Jaydon Clark has returned home** AKRON, Ohio - FOX 8 and Amanda Berry are working together to help reunite missing loved ones with ...



Buchtel boy's head basketball coach talks about LeBron's impact on young players  WKYC.com

Matt Futch, boy's head basketball coach at Buchtel High School. discusses his views on LeBron's impact on young players in Akron.



Ex-Buchtel High teacher charged with having sexual relationship with student  Akron Beacon Journal

A former Buchtel High School teacher is charged with conducting a three-year sexual relationship with a Buchtel high school student that resulted in a child, ...



Female teacher, 37, at Buchtel High School in Ohio admits to having her underage student's BABY  Daily Mail

Laura Lynn Cross, 37, of Tallmadge, Ohio, started grooming the child at Buchtel High School in eighth grade, when students are between the ages of 13 and 14.



Authorities looking for Akron 16-year-old girl missing since December  Akron Beacon Journal

News outlets reported Wednesday that the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for help to locate a missing 16-year-old girl last seen Dec.



Akron pastor puts community focus on family  Akron Beacon Journal

The Ohio Medicaid director had just unleashed some staggering statistics — newborns die at a higher rate in parts of Akron than anywhere else in the state.



Judge tosses lawsuit against Akron teacher who had sexual relationship with student  cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Buchtel High School student who was the victim of sexual battery by a teacher.



Former Ohio State wide receiver from Akron arrested on outstanding warrants  Akron Beacon Journal

COLUMBUS — A former Ohio State wide receiver was arrested in the Linden neighborhood Saturday after neighbors say he fired gunshots, despite telling ...



Star Students: Honorable mention  Akron Beacon Journal

The following students also were nominated by their schools as 2019 Star Students: Alivia WilliamsonAlliance High SchoolGPA: 4.3College: Boston University• ...



West Akron businesses are next up for a Better Block makeover  Akron Beacon Journal

Copley Road through Maple Valley has more businesses in 1000 feet than just about anywhere in Akron.Not far from Interstate 77, there are two pharmacies, ...



Akron police called to carryout 297 times since 2017; councilwoman calling for store to be closed  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

Akron councilwoman Tara Sampleswent on a Facebook Live rant for 24 minutes, criticizing a carryout store and then started a petition to have it closed down.



Teacher sued after having baby of student she adopted  New York Post

A former high school student in Ohio is suing a teacher who allegedly groomed him for a sexual relationship, adopted him then had his baby, according to court ...



Photos: The year in Favorites taken in 2018 by Beacon Journal photographers  Akron Beacon Journal

Browns receiver Jarvis Landry celebrates a touchdown reception against the Carolina Panthers with fans in the Dawg Pound during the first half Dec. 9, 2018, at ...



Ex-High School Teacher, 37, Had a Baby With Teenage Student Who Lived in Her House  PEOPLE.com

Laura Lynn Cross, former high school teacher in Akron, Ohio, pleaded guilty to sexual battery after she gave birth to her teenage student's baby.



Akron sculptor learns John Brown is still a larger-than-life rebel  Akron Beacon Journal

Akron artist Woodrow Nash firmly believes each of his sculptures has a unique personality.And his latest work — abolitionist John Brown — is certainly living up ...



Jerry Rowland Dead: Akron Coach Who Taught Lebron Dies  Heavy.com

Jerry Rowland, an Akron basketball coach, has died. His death was confirmed by Lebron James on Twitter.



Watch: Prized 2022 prospect Livingston shines at Ohio State camp  247Sports

Akron Buchtel freshman guard Chris Livingston appeared at Ohio State's team camp recently. We have video of this 2022 prospect in action against older ...



Better Block projects aims to spruce up Copley Road  News 5 Cleveland

A program called Better Block works closely with neighbors in Akron to identify what works and what doesn't work and then demonstrates proposed changes ...



Meet Chris Livingston, the 14-year-old hoops prodigy LeBron James went out of his way to see  Yahoo Sports

Chris Livingston may not end up being the Next LeBron, but the Akron native is good enough that "The King" had to take in one of Livingston's games with his ...



For West Akronites, it's still 'the best side'  Crain's Cleveland Business

It has had its problems, but residents of one of Akron's largest neighborhoods say it's still true: "The West Side is the best side." The neighborhood is West Akron, ...



Akron police to honor fallen officers during annual memorial service  WKYC.com

AKRON, Ohio — Akron police honored officers killed in the line of duty during the department's annual police memorial *service* on Wednesday. WKYC streamed ...



Akron school resource officer paints, designs artwork inside weight room  WKYC.com

AKRON — AKRON -- An Akron weight room for students got a personalized makeover by an unlikely man in uniform. Akron police officer Shea Flaherty spent ...



Savannah James keeps promise to help Akron teen girls experience the dream prom  Akron Beacon Journal

Sculpt Fitness in Bath Township was transformed from a workout place into a hipster boutique.And 35 seniors from Akron Public Schools had the run of the place ...



LOOK: LeBron James shouts out supposed next great Akron hooper  LeBron Wire

LeBron James loves the kids. He recently gave a shoutout to the next Akron hoop great, Chris Livingston.



Bob Dyer: May 4 victim may have saved lives  Akron Beacon Journal

Elissa Shockley tried to tell this story 20 years ago, but “got too emotional and couldn't finish it.”After reading a recent column in which I mentioned William ...



44 Akron public schools to participate in Student Walkout Day  cleveland.com

On Wednesday, students across the Akron Public Schools district will demonstrate peacefully for 17 minutes -- at their desks, in common areas in the schools or ...



KSU camp helps LeBron's I PROMISE kids to succeed  News 5 Cleveland

For the second year, Kent State University is hosting a special summer camp designed to help students in the LeBron James "I PROMISE" program realize their ...



Akron teacher body-slammed by student is punched in the face by another student in separate incident  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

An Akron East High School teacher, who was body-slammed in his classroom by a student three months ago, has filed another police report after a different ...



Former Akron teacher admits to having sex, child with teenager, prosecutors say  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio -- A former Akron teacher pleaded guilty to criminal charges that stem from a sexual relationship with a teenage student that resulted in her ...



Jacksonville Jaguars Free Safety and Akron Native Jarrod Wilson to Appear in Public Service Campaign for the Abandoned Homes Project  PRNewswire

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron native and NFL safety Jarrod Wilson does not have to look far from where we he grew up to see the ...



Tallmadge woman gets prison after relationship with ward  Record-Courier

A former Buchtel High School teacher was sentenced to three years in prison this week for charges stemming from a three-year relationship with a Buchtel ...



Along the Way: Judge Carla Moore recounts growing up in public housing  Record-Courier

The calm demeanor with which Judge Carla Moore recalled the indignities she and her family experienced when she was growing-up in Akron in the 1950s, ...



Former Akron school teacher pleads guilty to having sex with student  cleveland19.com

Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh said a former female teacher at Buchtel High School in Akron has pleaded guilty to having sex with a student.



Rumors of Massive High School Fight Started on Facebook  fox8.com

AKRON, Ohio -- Students at Kenmore High School in Akron were sent home early Friday so the pepper spray used to break up a massive fight could be cleared.



Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank kicks off Harvest for Hunger campaign  Akron Beacon Journal

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank kicked off the 28th annual Harvest for Hunger campaign Tuesday morning, saying it wants to raise $1.32 million and ...



Teacher allegedly had sex with teen over three year period despite red flags  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

A former Buchtel High School teacher is accused of engaging in a three year sexual affair with a teenage boy she met when she was his eighth grade English ...



Akron moves forward on plan to shrink its roads  Akron Beacon Journal

The city is losing its lanes.Across Akron for the past five years, public engineers have shrunk roads from four down to two or three lanes, trimming the number of ...



White Teacher Sexually Assaulted Her Black Foster Son And Had His Baby  News One

Lauren Lynn Cross, 37, was a teacher at Buchtel High School in Akron, Ohio. She reportedly befriended a then-16-year-old Black teenager, according to News 5 ...



Meet The New Heights High Principal  Patch.com

Meet The New Heights High Principal - Cleveland Heights, OH - The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education approved his hiring on Tuesday.



Kent State Tuscarawas signs Akron Buchtel athlete to wrestling team  New Philadelphia Times Reporter

Akron Buchtel High School senior Devin West has signed a letter of intent to wrestle for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles.West was a kicker and ...



Akron Ohio News - Buchtel Griffins defeat rival Firestone  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Wet and muddy conditions at home did not hinder the Buchtel High School football team Sept. 21 as the Griffins earned...



Lawsuit Accuses Ohio Schools of Doing Nothing to Stop Teacher Who Sexually Abused Student for Years  Atlanta Black Star

Two Ohio school districts are being sued for their inaction in the case of a former teacher who carried out a years-long relationship with a student,



Honorable Mention - News  Akron Beacon Journal

The following students also were nominated by their schools as 2018 Star Students: Nia Clark Akron Early College GPA: 4.5554 Rank: 1 of 83 College: ...



Fans, opponents can't forget Buchtel great Ricky Powers, ranked No. 31 in PD50 series on top high school football players  Plain Dealer

PD50 RICKY POWERS-1.jpg. Akron Buchtel and University of Michigan football great Ricky Powers in the locker rooms of the newly built Akron Buchtel High ...



Akron Ohio News - Buchtel defeats City Series rival Firestone in close game  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio The Buchtel High School Griffins won a close home game against City Series rival Firestone High School 69-63 Feb. 7...



Ohio students encouraged to stand up, speak out against bullying  Midland Reporter-Telegram

AKRON, Ohio -- Kareemah Jackson knows what it's like to be bullied. "I've always been a tall, thick girl, since I was a little girl. So, people always thought of me ...



Akron Ohio News - Buchtel grad shares love of yoga on visit  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio When Manouso Manos started teaching yoga in the 1970s, he was such a proponent of the practice that he gave classes for...



New Columbus City Schools superintendent plans to listen, learn, lead  The Columbus Dispatch

Talisa Dixon believes Columbus City Schools could be one of the top districts in the nation. The daughter of two science teachers from Oxford, Mississippi, Dixon ...



Akron Ohio News - Land swap could lead to new homes  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio The ball is rolling toward breaking ground on what Akron city officials say would be the largest batch of new...



LeBron's close friend pushes men to get healthy after friend's death  cleveland19.com

He would be 35-years-old right now, but Kimyata "Coop" Cooper, Jr. didn't make it to see another birthday.



Rookie phenom Kareem Hunt and 43 other NFL players from Northeast Ohio  cleveland.com

These 44 NFL players have ties to Northeast Ohio. They played high school or college football in Northeast Ohio or were born in the region.



Watch High School Onside Kick Go Terribly Wrong  Bleacher Report

Trickery can be a useful tool in sports, unless you're playing Hugh Cade of Buchtel High School (Akron, Ohio), who will have none of it. Watch as a team tries a ...



50 years after Akron riots, healing racial divide is an ongoing project  Akron Beacon Journal

Before black youth clashed with National Guard troops on Wooster Avenue in Akron, President Lyndon B. Johnson assembled a bipartisan commission to look ...



Ralph William Greenlee, Jr. Remembered As Generous, Loyal  Livermore, CA Patch

Remembering Ralph William Greenlee, Jr. - Livermore, CA - Memorial services will be held in April at the Sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church in ...



Teacher sex: Laura Lynn Cross jailed after 'having baby with student' - Daily Star  Daily Star

A FEMALE teacher accused of having a baby with a male student she seduced when he was 15 has been jailed.



Accomplishments of LeBron James leaving an impact on new generation  WKYC.com

You don't have to look far on city basketball courts to see the impact LeBron James has had on a new generation of young athletes. James has been an ...



Savannah James wouldn't give LeBron her phone number in high school  UPI.com

He might be naturally gifted at basketball, but LeBron James had to work hard from the start when it came to dating his future wife Savannah in high school.



Jury clears Akron man of murder in high school student's 2012 slaying  The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

A jury acquitted a 23-year-old man of murder charges on Friday.



Akron teacher arrested on drug, weapons charges  The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

Summit County Jail Benjamin Terril AKRON -- A 50-year-old Akron school teacher is at the Summit County Jail today accused of carrying a concealed weapon ...



Akron teacher sued after having baby of student she adopted.  scallywagandvagabond

Akron and Tallmadge, Ohio school districts along with former teacher, Laura Lynn Cross sued by adopted teen student after having his baby.



LeBron James is harvesting the benefits of seeds planted years ago  ABC News

As he approaches his 33rd birthday in his remarkable 15th NBA season, LeBron James has found himself echoing his old Nike marketing slogan to gently ...



Teens killed in Akron fire truck collision identified  WKYC-TV

Two people have been killed and six others injured after an Akron fire truck collided with an SUV in the area of Rhodes and Exchange on Friday afternoon.



Premier Health Flyin to the Hoop Standout Performers  247Sports

The Premier Health Flyin to the Hoop was dominated by high level performances from national prospects, as well as some of Ohio's finest.



Leadership could change at Akron Public Schools: 10 candidates for Akron School Board  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio -- With three of five school board seats up for grabs, Akron Public Schools could undergo a shift in leadership. A host of activists and local political ...



The Akron Legal News  Akron Legal News

SHERRY KARABIN Legal News Reporter Published: September 18, 2017. Known for his legal prowess, calm demeanor and superior communication skills, ...



Akron Ohio News - John Lithgow to share stories from Akron years  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Before he was Lord Farquaad, Dr. Dick Solomon and the Trinity Killer, John Lithgow was a Buchtel Griffin. The prolific...



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