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: firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s in this guide? Links to …
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 –
Associated Press Cleveland Hub -- https://apnews.com/hub/cleveland
The Buchtelite – The University of Akron Newspaper
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/
Kent -- https://kentwired.com/
Kent – Public Radio of Northeast Ohio -- https://www.wksu.org/
Ohio Newspapers and News Media Links -- http://www.abyznewslinks.com/uniteoh.htm
City of Akron Website
Summit County Website
State of Ohio Website
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