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Artisan Coffee celebrates five years in Ellet

Reporting and writing by Laura Lakins Owners Tim and Emily Bechtel opened the doors to Artisan Coffee back on Oct. 1, 2015. What had started as a hobby of home-roasting coffee and creating syrups turned int...

International Jerk brings something new to Summit Lake

Reporting, writing and photos by Charlee Harris Have you been to Summit Lake lately? It is slowly becoming the go-to for fun new activities and adventures. And since International Jerk has opened, it's now ...

What would “defunding the police” mean in Akron?

Reporting, writing and graphics by Abbey Marshall; lead illustration by Chris Harvey When activists marched in the streets in June demanding racial justice after the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis ...

Ohio Values | Hsa Win

As told to Josy Jones Every four years, America turns its attention to Ohio. And for good reason. The Midwestern flyover state has voted for the winning presidential candidate in 29 of the last 31 president...

Ohio Values | Barbara Mitchell-King

As told to Josy Jones Every four years, America turns its attention to Ohio. And for good reason. The Midwestern flyover state has voted for the winning presidential candidate in 29 of the last 31 president...