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A free people, a free press

The Akron Press Club creates a forum for our community to discuss issues of the day. There are no more important issues at this moment than racial justice and the ability of a free press to tell that story. The … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents Summit County sheriff debate

Who wants to be the new sheriff in Summit County? Find out when the Akron Press Club presents a debate between the four Democratic candidates in the March 17 primary. The debate is free and open to the public. It … 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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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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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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Kathleen Clyde to speak at Akron Press Club April 9

Democratic candidate for Ohio Secretary of State Kathleen Clyde will speak at the Akron Press Club Monday, April 9, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience. This event is co-sponsored with The … Continue reading

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Frank LaRose to speak at Akron Press Club March 19

The Republican candidate for Ohio Secretary of State, Frank LaRose, will speak at the Akron Press Club Monday, March 19, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience. This event is co-sponsored with … Continue reading

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Keith Faber to speak at Akron Press Club February 20

The Republican candidate for Ohio Auditor of State, Keith Faber, will speak at the Akron Press Club Tuesday, February 20, at the Tangier in Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience. This event is co-sponsored with … Continue reading

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John Patrick Carney to speak at Akron Press Club Oct. 28

Ohio Rep. John Patrick Carney, a Columbus Democrat who is running for state auditor, will speak at the Akron Press Club lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m. and the program will follow. There will be … Continue reading

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