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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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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 ...



Upcoming reunions: May 19, 2019 - News  Akron Beacon Journal

REUNIONSBuchtel High School's Class of 1954: Is planning to celebrate its 65th year reunion at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24, in the Aspen East Room at the Doubletree ...



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.



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 ...



Doug Oplinger: Journaliists in search of ways to help Ohio  Akron Beacon Journal

Today's front-page presentation on what citizens told journalists about Akron represents a transformation in Ohio news media as journalists search for ways to ...



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 ...



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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



High school boys basketball / Buchtel 71, Marlington 45: Chris Livingston scores 26 points to lead Griffins to Division II sectional title  Akron Beacon Journal

Freshman basketball player Chris Livingston turned in another memorable performance Friday night at Buchtel.The setting was a Division II sectional final as No ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Teacher sex: Boy, 17, who fathered ‘predator’ teacher's baby suing for rape - Daily Star  Daily Star

A 15-YEAR-OLD pupil who fathered his "predator" teacher's baby is suing her for rape.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.”



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



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.



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 ...



High school scoreboard for Dec. 28 | High  News-Herald.com

Madison 60, Collinwood 51. Collinwood: Martin 5, Bester 9, Bandy 10, Allen 2, V. Paul 10, Davis 7, L. Paul 2, Sheron 4, Cole 2. Madison: Galovic 12, Horton 11, ...



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.



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, ...



High school boys basketball/St. VM 80, Buchtel 62: Lunden McDay leads Irish to victory with 20 points  Akron Beacon Journal

Junior Lunden McDay is “emerging” as a scorer for St. Vincent-St. Mary. “Lunden gets his points the hard way,” St. V-M coach Dru Joyce II said on Tuesday after ...



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 ...



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 ...



Regional news briefs, March 7, 2019 - News  Akron Beacon Journal

AKRONEx-Anonymous member pleads guilty to hacking computers A onetime member of the activist group Akron Anonymous pleaded guilty Wednesday in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Angel Tree Ceremony honors Summit County violence victims  Akron Beacon Journal

Donika Jones wishes more than anything that her middle son, Anthony Norman Jr., was still here.But the Akron mother of three lost her 32-year-old son in July ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Akron high school students heading to DC to march for bill to address gun issues  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

Two Akron teens will be making their way to Washington D.C. in the early hours of Saturday morning to be apart of a massive march concerning a topic that has ...



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 ...



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 ...



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: ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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,



Former Akron teacher pleads guilty to sex with student who fathered her child  WKYC.com

AKRON -- A former Buchtel High School teacher pleaded guilty to having sex with a teenage student Friday. Laura Cross, 37, of Tallmadge, pleaded guilty to ...



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 ...



John T. “Jack” Gosling (1938–2018)  Eos

John T. “Jack” Gosling died 10 May 2018, in Louisville, Colo., after a battle with cancer. With his passing, the field of space physics has lost one of its most ...



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 ...



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.



Sandra Gates Arthur | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Sandi Arthur, 71 of Willow Valley Communities, was called home to the Lord whom she loved on November 18, 2018.



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.



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

Former Akron Buchtel running back Ricky Powers still generates bad memories to the opposition.



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.



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.



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...



Ohio teacher body-slammed by student is punched in the face by another student in separate incident  WPTV.com

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



Cleveland Heights-University Heights Middle School adds new principal for last year at Wiley campus  cleveland.com

This is in addition to the hiring of a new principal at Heights High as well, with Byron Hopkins brought in from Akron Buchtel after the district went with a interim ...



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.



William Hunter Saum | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

William Hunter Saum, 76, passed away after a courageous battle with lung cancer on September 8th, 2018. Bill was born to Ethel Margaret Effland on May 6th, ...



The Akron Legal News  Akron Legal News

SHERRY KARABIN Legal News Reporter Published: March 9, 2016. As an FBI agent one of William B. Gore's first assignments was to help investigate the 1964 ...



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...



Tallmadge woman pleads guilty to having sex with former student  Record-Courier

Laura Cross, 37, of Kent Drive in Tallmadge, pleaded guilty today to having sex with a teenage student, according to Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan ...



High school teacher arrested after she confesses to father-in-law that she had sex with 17-year-old student  Meaww

A high school teacher from Ohio, identified as 32-year-old Laura V. Bucy, was arrested after she admitted to having had sex with a 17-year-old male student, ...



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 ...



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 ...



LeBron James wife: Who is Savannah James - Will she be at Lakers game tonight?  Express

LEBRON James and his wife Savannah Brinson first met while at rival Ohio high schools and they have been together ever since but who is Savannah?



More Stark schools are EdChoice schools  Suburbanite

Some students in the Alliance, Fairless, North Canton, Northwest, Plain and Perry school districts are now eligible to receive state-funded vouchers that will help ...



Fredd Wayne Dead: Actor Who Played Benjamin Franklin on 'Bewitched' Was 93  Hollywood Reporter

Fredd Wayne, the veteran character actor who made a career out of portraying Benjamin Franklin on stage and on TV shows including 'Bewitched' and 'Simon ...



Mike Pastis, owner of area fast food restaurants and Egg Castle, dies at age 76  Akron Beacon Journal

Menelaos “Mike” Pastis, an Akron native who operated Arthur Treacher's and Burger King eateries and the popular Fairlawn eatery Egg Castle, died Sunday at ...



Akron man says he wanted to help troubled youths; Scared Straight effort lands him in prison  Akron Beacon Journal

At the age of 15, Christopher Hendon was on his way to following in the footsteps of several relatives who had spent much of their lives behind bars. In three ...



Most Interesting People 2018- Savannah James  Clevelandmagazine.com

A quick Google search makes it easy to dismiss Savannah James as just another basketball wife, a beautiful woman in designer clothes who poses in front of ...



'Hamilton' costume designer, Akron native Paul Tazewell to speak at Kent State  cleveland.com

KENT, Ohio -- Akron native and award-winning costume designer Paul Tazewell will speak at Kent State University's E. Turner Stump Theatre on Monday, Sept.



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...



Akron man wanted to help troubled kids, effort sends him to prison  News-Herald.com

AKRON >> At the age of 15, Christopher Hendon was on his way to following in the footsteps of several relatives who had spent much of their lives behind bars.



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