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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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West Akron organizers, Knight Foundation to launch Akron's 4th Better Block event in May  cleveland.com

West Akron neighborhood leaders have scheduled Akron's fourth Better Block event for May 24 and 25.Better Block is a nonprofit that helps communities ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.”



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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, grooming him ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Former Akron school teacher indicted for allegedly having sex with student  Cleveland 19 News

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A former female teacher at Buchtel High School in Akron has been indicted for sexual battery after allegedly having sex with a male ...



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, ...



Photos: St V's vs Buchtel boys basketball  Akron Beacon Journal

Original *content* available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. Akron Beacon Journal ~ 44 E. Exchange Street, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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, ...



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

The teacher revived partial custody of a teenager and had his baby.



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.



Man charged in 2012 fatal shooting of former Buchtel student outside store  Akron Beacon Journal

Phil TrexlerA changing culture within Akron neighborhoods led witnesses to come forward with the name of a suspect in last year's shooting death of a popular ...



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...



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...



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 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.



Honorable Mention  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: ...



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.



Akron Ohio News - Global Scholars gives students world-class perspectives  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Students from Akron's Firestone and Buchtel high schools are among those participating in a local program to give them...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Former Willoughby South running back Kareem Hunt broke onto the NFL scene Thursday as the latest potential star with Northeast Ohio ...



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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.



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

AKRON, Ohio — A 23-year-old man is acquitted of aggravated murder charges in the 2012 fatal shooting death of a high school student. Jay Robinson will ...



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 ...



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...



Akron Planning Director Marco Sommerville returns fire, Walmart exec returns for Buchtel graduation, $10,000 awarded for Akron projects: Akron news roundup  cleveland.com

Akron Planning Director Marco Sommerville said Councilman Russ Neal used a racial slur Monday that set off a verbal argument in Akron City Council ...



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 - STVM defeats Buchtel in basketball contest  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio The St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) High School boys basketball team defeated Buchtel High School at home 59-42 Feb. 2. STVM's...



Akron Ohio News - Tony-winning 'Hamilton' designer inspired by Akron experiences  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Paul Tazewell has made a name for himself as the Tony Award-winning costume designer for the musical “Hamilton,” but it...



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

Kent State University will host Tony and Emmy award-winning costume designer Paul Tazewell on Sept. 25. He is recognized for his work designing for ...



High school football: St. Vincent-St. Mary takes four-game winning streak into Division III regional final game against undefeated Canfield  Akron Beacon Journal

St. Vincent-St. Mary coach Marcus Wattley believes his football team is peaking at just the right time. “Going into Week 9 against Massillon, we were telling ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

AKRON -- A 50-year-old Akron school teacher is at the Summit County Jail today accused of carrying a concealed weapon while intoxicated, having explosives ...



Akron Ohio News - Project GRAD Akron presents Achieving Dreams celebration  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Project GRAD Akron presented its seventh annual Achieving Dreams Celebration Oct. 3 at St. George's Fellowship Center...



This former Ohio State star is now a Middletown firefighter, and he has stories to share  Hamilton Journal News

One of Middletown's newest firefighters has seen a lot in his life, and he's bringing th...



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 ...



Savannah James to be featured at Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation annual dinner  cleveland.com

Savannah James will be the featured guest at the Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation's annual dinner on March 7. The Women's ...



Man without license for 16 years sentenced for fatal Akron crash  cleveland.com

Andre Graves, 37, was sentenced Tuesday for causing a four-car crash that killed India Douglas, 19. Graves had been cited 16 times in 16 years for driving ...



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?



Akron Ohio News - Crown Point celebrating 25th year  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Crown Point Ecology Center is marking its 25th anniversary of spreading the word about caring for the earth and living...



‘Hamilton’ costume designer shares insights at Kent State  Akron Beacon Journal

Paul Tazewell's love for theater and costume design all started when he was immersed in Buchtel High School's performing arts program in the late 1970s and ...



Akron Ohio News - County working on Shaw Road bridge fix  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Summit County Council approved two pieces of legislation following first readings June 2 to allow the Engineer's Office to...



Akron Dish: Poke Fresh, Papa Gyros, Pulp opening; 2 Sisters moves; Chili Challenge at Lock 3  Akron Beacon Journal

Yay! The New Year brings some news of new eateries on the way and already open. Get your napkins ready. Here we go … • Poke *Fresh*: This entrant into the ...



Akron's Good Park Golf Course to host 79th annual junior golf tournament  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio - Akron's Good Park Golf Course will host its 79th annual junior golf tournament July 5-7. Junior golfers ages 18 and younger can participate in the ...



Corey Smith: 2013 Ohio State football player profiles  Land-Grant Holy Land

We continue looking at the future of Ohio State football with former JUCO wide receiver Corey Smith.



Local history: Winter revolved around skating pond at Forest Lodge  Akron Beacon Journal

For generations of West Akron residents, winter recreation whirled and twirled around Forest Lodge in Elm Hill Park. Mirth and joy filled the frosty air while ...



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...



Sara's Circle: Savannah James' drive to help others  WKYC-TV

There's a lot of responsibility as Mrs. LeBron James. So instead, meet Savannah. She's a businesswoman and philanthropist. But most importantly, she's a mom.



Shaw JCC inducts 5 into Akron Jewish Sports Hall of Fame  cleveland.com

The Shaw JCC of Akron has inducted five athletes into the 2017 class of the Akron Jewish Sports Hall of Fame: Jeannine and Steve Marks, Jason Shapiro, Scott ...



High School Masonry Contest Underscores Vocational Skills  ideastream

The days of making ashtrays for high school shop class are over. And the classes now offered go well beyond the old vocational education models. At Buchtel ...



Akron basketball grew into a MAC powerhouse with a little help from LeBron James  SB Nation

The revival of Akron basketball has been sparked by hometown kids, fueled by the most famous one of them all.



The Failed College Football Recruitment of LeBron James  Bleacher Report

When Urban Meyer inks what currently stands as the country's second-ranked class on national signing day, he'll add to one of the most—if not the ...



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 ...



First Lady Michelle Obama to join LeBron James for Akron education event  cleveland.com

First Lady Michelle Obama will join LeBron James next week at an event at the University of Akron.



Akron man acquitted of murder accused of robbing restaurant at knifepoint a month later  cleveland.com

Jay Robinson, 26, is accused of robbing a restaurant at knifepoint one month after being acquitted of murder.



New East High principal envisions culture change at alma mater  WKBN.com

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - When Sonya Gordon last lived in Youngstown, she was Sonya Crues. Twenty-five years later, she's coming home to be the new ...



Ohio teacher molested her black foster son and had his baby — as crimes went on for years despite red flags  Raw Story

An Ohio teacher has admitted to molesting her foster son over a three-year period and having a baby fathered by the boy. Lauren Lynn Cross, 37, was a teacher ...



Ex-Buckeye football player Antonio Pittman now a firefighter  The Columbus Dispatch

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — One of Middletown's newest firefighters has seen a lot in his life, and he's bringing that experience to a new profession.Antonio ...



School board candidates attack public and charter schools  Akron Beacon Journal

In a rapid-response debate of 10 diverse Akronites, school board candidates took turns attacking charter schools, time-consuming student testing, inequitable ...



Akron Ohio News - Sawyer reflects on time in public service  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Tom Sawyer, a political figure from Akron with 40 years in public *service*, may be nearing the end of his second four-year...



Key witness in Akron murder trial recants under threats against family, prosecutors say  The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio— A man identified as a key witness in the murder of a 17-year-old high school student recanted his testimony after his family was threatened, ...



Savannah James launches girls mentorship program in Akron  Crain's Cleveland Business

Savannah James wants to see the young women of Akron succeed and is launching a new mentorship program to help them do just that. The Women of Our ...



Akron Ohio News - Litchfield demolition beginning  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio Activity is picking up this month at the old Litchfield Middle School building adjacent to Firestone High School. Paul...



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