You Remembered: Polio

...finally run free.? Cindy Putnam McMillion In the early 1950s, my father, Hap Polonus, was a public relations executive in Akron, Ohio, loaned by his company to the national March of Dimes Campaign.Polio had stricken our family twice, so my father...

Michigan survives scare from lowly Akron

...with 2:49 left and No. 11 Michigan made a desperately needed stop on the final play to hold on for a 28-24 victory over Akron on Saturday.Michigan (3-0) avoided getting upset at home - as it did against Appalachian State and Toledo ? by a Mid-American...

Akron, Virginia face off for NCAA title

...The men's soccer programs at Akron and Virginia have little in common from...championships in 10 College Cup appearances, Akron has reached the semifinals for just the...of respect for all these teams here," Akron coach Caleb Porter said. "The last several...

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Akron lifeless in lost to Creighton

...OMAHA, Neb. - A scheduling quirk that had Akron playing only two games in 20 days didn't...those two games in three weeks hurt us," Akron coach Keith Dambrot said. "We just didn't...and Nick Harney both had 12 points for Akron (4-3). NO. 21 UNLV 76, CALIFORNIA...

Fans with Oscar fever binge watch the nominated films

...Gustafsson borrows the 10-year-old son of a friend for company.Lisa Craig, who works in communications at the University of Akron in Ohio, is more meticulous when it comes to Oscar math."On the morning of announcements, I print out a complete list and...

Jack Kotz (AKRON, Ohio)

AKRON, Ohio - Jack Kotz passed away peacefully, at age 91, surrounded by his family on February 10, 2008 in Akron, Ohio. He was a lifelong resident of Sandusky, Ohio. He was preceded in death by parents, Sakie Rebecca (Steinsen) and John...

Ms. Neomi Akron (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

...to this funeral NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Ms. Neomi "Dale" Akron, 60, of West Pine Grove Ave., entered into rest January...Georgia. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Ms. Akron, a native of Aiken County, was a member of North Augusta Baptist...

Ms. Neomi Akron (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Send flowers to this funeral NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Funeral services for Ms. Neomi "Dale" Akron will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at North Augusta Baptist Church with the Rev. Adolph Hollins officiating...

Consumers are the winners in Web competition

AKRON, Ohio - In the ever-intensifying battle for technical control of the World Wide Web, a clear winner can now be declared: The...

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Mary Elizabeth Hutchins - Stephen Jay Gombita

...Washington, D.C., as the Director of Media Relations. Mr. Gombita is a graduate of Virginia Tech and the University of Akron School of Law. Stephen is currently employed by DLA Piper in Washington, D.C., as an Associate in the Intellectual Property...