Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro State of the County Speech August 29

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro will deliver the annual State of the County speech at the John S. Knight Center on Thursday, August 29. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. and the program will begin at noon. The speech is sponsored by the Akron Press … Continue reading

Akron Press Club, John S. Knight scholarships awarded

A total of nine students are receiving scholarships for $5,000 each from the Akron Press Club and the John S. Knight Journalism Fund. Six area college students were selected for scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal editor John … Continue reading

Akron Press Club immigration panel April 24

Immigration and Northeast Ohio will be the topic of an Akron Press Club panel discussion on Wednesday, April 24, at The Tangier. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience.             The broad national debate about the impact … Continue reading

Photos: Tim Ryan at Akron Press Club

The U.S. political system is broken and that is putting America behind China on the world stage, Rep. Tim Ryan told an audience of 175 at the Akron Press Club on March 11. The United States can out innovate China … Continue reading

Photos: State of Akron Public Schools

Akron Press Club, Feb. 28, 2019 Akron Public Schools Superintendent David James delivered his annual State of the Schools speech before an audience of 450 at The Tangier. The GAR Foundation announced that it is giving $1.2 million to Akron … Continue reading

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