Akron Arcana | Tragedy and loss on Memorial Parkway

by Pat Worden “The streets were like rivers,” Rosemary Reymann told me. Rosemary and others who remember the terrible events of July 21, 1964, tend also to recall the torrential deluge that preceded it. ...

Blue Pond is an ice-age wonder in Goodyear Heights

by Pat Worden There’s an ancient landmark in East Akron that travelers on Goodyear Boulevard, and perhaps most residents of Goodyear Heights, bypass regularly without a second glance. From a distance, it...