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Akron Press Club Book Sale November 9

The annual Akron Press Club book sale will be Saturday, November 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Summit County Historical Society, Perkins Stone Mansion, 550 Copley Road at South Portage Path in Akron. The sale provides a wonderful … Continue reading

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Photos from Akron mayoral debate

Akron mayoral candidates incumbent Dan Horrigan and challenger Josh Sines debated before an Akron Press Club crowd of more than 300 Oct. 16. The candidates agreed on a number of issues. Both said they may have to raise sewer rates … Continue reading

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Impeaching a President Panel Discussion at Akron Press Club November 20

The Akron Press Club will present a special panel discussion “Impeaching a President: Understanding the Current Moment” November 20 at Quaker Station on the campus of the University of Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience. … Continue reading

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Democratic and Republican Akron mayoral candidates will debate October 16

The Democratic and Republican candidates facing off in the November election for Akron mayor will participate in a debate to be presented by the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at the University of Akron’s Quaker Station. The … Continue reading

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

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 event is sold out. The speech is … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Tim Ryan to speak at Akron Press Club March 11

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will speak at the Akron Press Club on Monday March 11 at Quaker Station on the campus of the University of Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions following speech. This event is co-sponsored with … Continue reading

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Superintendent David James to deliver State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 28

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions following his address. Doors open at 11 … Continue reading

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