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Links to regional news media and local government websites.

Akron Area News & Contact Info

I’ve done my best to provide a current, convenient resource for significant local area information.  I hope that you find it helpful.  Please feel free to contact me with your feedback and suggestions at:  janine1@uakron.edu

What’s in this guide?  Links to …

  • Local government agencies
  • Northeast Ohio Cleveland-based TV stations
  • Access to local, regional and community newspapers
  • Regional entertainment news
  • Leisure info & activities

PRINT/WEB MEDIA

Akron Beacon Journal – Akron’s primary newspaper

Access through text and HTML versions through UA database Access World News Research Collection:

Go to our home page https://www.uakron.edu/libraries/ and click Databases by Title then select Access World News Research Collection.  Go to Quick Links and scroll down to the Akron Beacon Journal tab.

Limited access available through  https://www.beaconjournal.com/

Akron Legal News –

http://www.akronlegalnews.com/

Associated Press Cleveland Hub -- https://apnews.com/hub/cleveland

The Buchtelite – The University of Akron Newspaper

https://buchtelite.com/

Akron Area News – Local Communities

Akron -- https://www.akron.com/  – sections about different neighborhoods

Barberton -- https://www.barbertonherald.com/akron-news/

Canton -- https://www.cantonrep.com/

Cleveland -- https://www.cleveland.com/

Green -- https://www.cantonrep.com/communities/thesuburbanite/

Kent -- https://kentwired.com/

Kent – Public Radio of Northeast Ohio -- https://www.wksu.org/

 Stow -- https://www.beaconjournal.com/communities/stowsentry/

Tallmadge -- https://www.beaconjournal.com/communities/tallmadgeexpress/

Ohio Newspapers and News Media Links -- http://www.abyznewslinks.com/uniteoh.htm

Leisure Activities & Info

There are so many to choose from in the northeast Ohio area, I tried to focus on the local, unusual, cheap or free.  Enjoy!

Akron Art Museum -- Home - Akron Art Museum

Akron Rubber Ducks Minor League Baseball -- RubberDucks Ticket Information | RubberDucks (milb.com)

Akron Zoo -- Akron Zoo - Experience Our Wild Animals Up-Close

Cuyahoga Valley National Park -- Cuyahoga Valley National Park (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov)

Downtown Akron events -- Lock 3 (lock3live.com)

Goodyear Theatre -- Home | Goodyear Theater -- With a seating capacity of 1,458 in the theatre and  Goodyear Hall seating 3,500, this venue features a variety concerts and events.

Hartville Marketplace & Flea Market -- https://hartvillemarketplace.com/ -- Indoor Shops and America's Largest Outdoor Flea Market -- check event & flea market schedule. 

Nelson Ledges Quarry Park -- Nelson Ledges Quarry Park – Nelson Ledges Quarry Park (nlqp.com)-- A 250-acre park hiking in the woods, swimming in the lake, or camping. Also, the park also plays host to a number of music festivals throughout the year.

Portage Lakes State Park -- Ohio State Parks & Watercraft | Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ohiodnr.gov)

Stan Hywet Tours & Public Events-- Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens -- A 70-acre landmark featuring a carriage house, a garden, a greenhouse, and its main attraction, a mansion.

Summit County Parks -- Parks and Recreation in Summit County | Summit Metro Parks

The Towpath Trail (Ohio & Erie Canalway) -- The Towpath Trail (ohioanderiecanalway.com)  

Library Specialist

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Janine Pavkov
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Contact:
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Bierce Library 177A
Akron, OH 44325-1709
330-972-8284