Akron, Ohio

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in radio at WRIT in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1955. He then moved on to WARM (WARM (AM)) in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1956; WHLO in Akron (Akron, Ohio), Ohio in 1957; and WBNY in Buffalo, New York (Buffalo NY) in 1960. He switched briefly to television, appearing on WKBW-TV, also in Buffalo, where he hosted an afternoon children's show in 1963. Following graduation from law school until her election to the Ohio District Courts of Appeals Ohio Ninth District


commercial sports

Article alerts Miscellaneous *'''To Improve to Good Article status:''' Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, Akron, Ohio, and Mansfield, Ohio *'''To Expand:''' Complete list (Wikipedia:WikiProject Ohio Cleanup listing#Articles to be expanded) sorted by date '''WARF''' (1350 AM (AM broadcasting)) — branded '''Fox Sports 1350''' — is a commercial sports talk (Sports radio) radio station serving the Akron, Ohio metro area. WARF is the Akron


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ownership stake for himself. Kantner and Slick released two follow-up albums. ''Sunfighter'' was an environmentalism-tinged album released in 1971 to celebrate China's birth. He and Grace made news again in 1972, when they were accused of assaulting a policeman after their Akron, Ohio concert. '''Jarrod Alexander Cooper''' (born March 31, 1978 in Akron, Ohio) is a former American football safety (Safety (American football position)) with the Oakland Raiders and Carolina Panthers. He was drafted by the Panthers in the fifth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State (Kansas State Wildcats football). - 14 align "left" Cleveland-Akron-Canton-Lorain-Elyria align "left" Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio), OH; Akron (Akron, Ohio), OH; Canton (Canton, Ohio), OH; Lorain (Lorain, Ohio)-Elyria (Elyria, Ohio), OH 2,722,194 - Biography Sanders was born in Leon, New York, where he attended the common schools, and taught school in New York. He was a nephew of Sidney Edgarton (First Montana Governor). He moved to Ohio in 1854, where he continued teaching, and studied law in Akron (Akron, Ohio), gaining admission to the bar (bar (law)) in 1856. In 1991, Ruiz de Velasco created a painting for the Playboy Collection in Chicago, Illinois. She was then asked by the curator , Jack Bolton, of the Rockefeller Collection in New York to create a piece for their collection.In 1994, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Goodyear Corporation in Akron, Ohio held an exhibition of Ruiz de Velasco's artwork in their private executive gallery (Art gallery). In 1995, Coronado S.A. de C.V. held an exhibition of Ruiz de Velasco's artwork in their gallery in México, D.F (Mexican Federal District). '''Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens''' (70 acres) is a notable country estate (estate (land)), with gardens, located at 714 North Portage Path in Akron, Ohio. It ranks seventh on the list of largest houses in the United States. A&E, with Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D., (2000). America's Castles: The Auto Baron Estates, ''A&E Television Network'' During his architectural career Schneider designed a number of offices, academic buildings, and residences. Perhaps his best-known work is Stan Hywet (Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens) (1915), an Akron (Akron, Ohio) mansion based on several English country houses. Aslet, Clive (2005). ''The American Country House'', p. 78. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0300105053. His academic work includes the ornate Italian Renaissance-style Rockefeller Physics Building (1905) and Quad Hall (1925) at the Case School of Applied Science (now Case Western Reserve University), and Austin Hall at Ohio Wesleyan University. Other work includes the classical Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Building (1921), Plymouth Church (Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights) in Shaker Heights (Shaker Heights, Ohio) (1923), and the office building of the Cleveland Baseball Company at League Park. Born in Melrose, Iowa, he attended the public schools and graduated from the State University of Iowa (in 1916) and from its College of Law (University of Iowa College of Law) (in 1927). He received his LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 1928 and was a sales analyst and accountant for a rubber company in Akron, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas, in 1916 and 1917. During the First World War he served as a first lieutenant with the Thirty-fifth Infantry, United States Army, from 1917 to 1919. After the war, he continued work in the rubber industry, then became an assistant professor of military science and tactics at the University of Iowa from 1921 to 1923. He was admitted to the Iowa bar (bar (law)) in 1927 and commenced practice in Iowa City, of which he served as city solicitor from 1933 to 1935 and mayor from 1935 to 1937.


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further had 14 fumble recoveries in his career, including five in 1971, which tied for the NFL lead. He had 4.7 in the 40-yard dash, and that speed allowed him to dominate his position. Alan Freed A young disc jockey named Alan Freed joined WJW in 1951 from WAKR in Akron, Ohio. Shortly thereafter, Alan began making broadcasting history with his shows in which he was known as the "Moondog." Freed played rhythm-and-blues music by black artists for a largely white teen-age audience. He is purported to have given the music the name by which it is known today—rock and roll. At age 13, she was a soloist (Solo (music)) with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. At age 20, she won a Walter W. Naumburg Foundation Award. Her concert career included soloing with many major symphony orchestras and took her to venues around the globe. In 1994, she became the first American artist to perform in Vietnam after the Vietnam War. The government of Vietnam invited her back on several occasions to perform. A staunch supporter of the arts in her local community of Akron (Akron, Ohio), Ohio, as well as internationally, she was a professor emeritus at Kent State University, where she taught piano for 25 years. '''Jarrod Alexander Cooper''' (born March 31, 1978 in Akron, Ohio) is a former American football safety (Safety (American football position)) with the Oakland Raiders and Carolina Panthers. He was drafted by the Panthers in the fifth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State (Kansas State Wildcats football). - 14 align "left" Cleveland-Akron-Canton-Lorain-Elyria align "left" Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio), OH; Akron (Akron, Ohio), OH; Canton (Canton, Ohio), OH; Lorain (Lorain, Ohio)-Elyria (Elyria, Ohio), OH 2,722,194 - Biography Sanders was born in Leon, New York, where he attended the common schools, and taught school in New York. He was a nephew of Sidney Edgarton (First Montana Governor). He moved to Ohio in 1854, where he continued teaching, and studied law in Akron (Akron, Ohio), gaining admission to the bar (bar (law)) in 1856. In 1991, Ruiz de Velasco created a painting for the Playboy Collection in Chicago, Illinois. She was then asked by the curator , Jack Bolton, of the Rockefeller Collection in New York to create a piece for their collection.In 1994, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Goodyear Corporation in Akron, Ohio held an exhibition of Ruiz de Velasco's artwork in their private executive gallery (Art gallery). In 1995, Coronado S.A. de C.V. held an exhibition of Ruiz de Velasco's artwork in their gallery in México, D.F (Mexican Federal District). '''Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens''' (70 acres) is a notable country estate (estate (land)), with gardens, located at 714 North Portage Path in Akron, Ohio. It ranks seventh on the list of largest houses in the United States. A&E, with Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D., (2000). America's Castles: The Auto Baron Estates, ''A&E Television Network'' During his architectural career Schneider designed a number of offices, academic buildings, and residences. Perhaps his best-known work is Stan Hywet (Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens) (1915), an Akron (Akron, Ohio) mansion based on several English country houses. Aslet, Clive (2005). ''The American Country House'', p. 78. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0300105053. His academic work includes the ornate Italian Renaissance-style Rockefeller Physics Building (1905) and Quad Hall (1925) at the Case School of Applied Science (now Case Western Reserve University), and Austin Hall at Ohio Wesleyan University. Other work includes the classical Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Building (1921), Plymouth Church (Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights) in Shaker Heights (Shaker Heights, Ohio) (1923), and the office building of the Cleveland Baseball Company at League Park. Born in Melrose, Iowa, he attended the public schools and graduated from the State University of Iowa (in 1916) and from its College of Law (University of Iowa College of Law) (in 1927). He received his LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 1928 and was a sales analyst and accountant for a rubber company in Akron, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas, in 1916 and 1917. During the First World War he served as a first lieutenant with the Thirty-fifth Infantry, United States Army, from 1917 to 1919. After the war, he continued work in the rubber industry, then became an assistant professor of military science and tactics at the University of Iowa from 1921 to 1923. He was admitted to the Iowa bar (bar (law)) in 1927 and commenced practice in Iowa City, of which he served as city solicitor from 1933 to 1935 and mayor from 1935 to 1937.


current size

Metro Park was born. In 2010, the park district signed a lease for the adjacent Hardy Road landfill, bringing the park to its current size of 655 acres. More than 10,000 years ago, glaciers retreated from Northeast Ohio, carving ravines and valleys. The glacially-formed Adam Run Valley is home to an unusual plant called rush, which lines the banks of the stream. Along the trails, oak, elm, sycamore and black walnut trees provide habitat for a variety of birds and other wildlife. A grove of white


teaching excellence

of Beginnings'', was a scholarly study of Kate Chopin, a turn-of-the-century American writer. Joyce Dyer is John S. Kenyon Professor of English at Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. At Hiram she won the Vencl-Carr Award for Teaching Excellence in 2006, the Michael Starr Award for Teaching Excellence in 1996, and a Paul E. Martin Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, and 2010. Her biography is included in ''Contemporary Authors'', volume 146, and in the New Revision


sports publishing

-Pennsylvania League of 1905 publisher Society for American Baseball Research accessdate 2007-03-04 Ultimately, the league trimmed down to eight teams from the following cities: Akron, Ohio; Homestead, Pennsylvania; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Newark, Ohio; Niles, Ohio; Sharon, Pennsylvania; Youngstown, and Zanesville, Ohio. ''Spalding's Official Athletic Library Baseball Guide'' (New York: American Sports Publishing Co

, Pennsylvania ; Newark, Ohio; Niles, Ohio; Sharon, Pennsylvania; Youngstown, Ohio; and Zanesville, Ohio. ''Spalding's Official Athletic Library Baseball Guide'' (New York: American Sports Publishing Co., 1910), p. 219. The association had its beginnings in March 1905, when league president Charlie Morton invited six prospective members to a meeting in Akron, Ohio.

; Homestead, Pennsylvania; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Newark, Ohio; Niles, Ohio; Sharon, Pennsylvania; Youngstown, Ohio; and Zanesville, Ohio. ''Spalding's Official Athletic Library Baseball Guide'' (New York: American Sports Publishing Co., 1910), p. 219. date May 3, 1905 In 1905, the club joined the Class C Division, Ohio-Pennsylvania League, which was founded that year in Akron, Ohio, by veteran


track record

OF DEATH birth_date birth_place Akron, Ohio, U.S. (United States) death_date Biography Born in Akron, Ohio to Catherine and Harry Dicopoulos, Frank Dicopoulos majored in psychology and minored in art and drama at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. He was active in football, basketball, and lacrosse, and he also set a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III track record in high hurdles. At first he


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two sons, two daughters, and two adopted daughters. Her eldest daughter is flutist Jeanne Baxtresser. "Petrified" was recorded at Bushflow Studio in Akron (Akron, Ohio), Ohio, and features a clarinet solo by Ralph Carney. An ensemble version of the track appears on the Pere Ubu album ''Song of the Bailing Man''. "Sloop John B" was recorded on a portable cassette recorder at the Hotel Slavia in London. A copy of this performance was later overdubbed with drums and trumpet, and released on Thomas's album, ''The Sound of the Sand and other songs by the Pedestrians (The Sound of the Sand)''. '''Spicertown''' is a neighborhood within Akron, Ohio located in the area around Spicer and East Exchange Streets. Originally settled by Major Minor Spicer and his family in the years 1810-1811 Upton, Harriet Taylor (1910). ''History of The Western Reserve.'' Chicago; New York: The Lewis Publishing Company. , Spicertown's population increased steadily over the following 25 years due to an influx of German immigrants. '''Eugene "Gene" Warren Thomas''' (born September 1, 1942 in Barberton, Ohio) is a former American football fullback (Fullback (American football)) and halfback (Halfback (American football)) in the American Football League and played in Super Bowl I. He attended North High School (North High School (Akron, Ohio)) in Akron, Ohio and played college football at Florida A&M University. His pro-career was spent with both the Kansas City Chiefs (History of the Kansas City Chiefs) and the Boston Patriots (History of the New England Patriots). thumb Store closing in Tallmadge, Ohio (Image:Tops Markets Tallmadge.jpg), which later became an Acme Fresh Market store On July 6, 2006, Ahold announced its decision to exit the Northeast Ohio (Greater Cleveland) market, which consisted of 46 locations. The 46 stores were located in Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio), Akron (Akron, Ohio), Youngstown (Youngstown, Ohio) and Norwalk (Norwalk, Ohio) and at the time employed approximately 3,800 full and part-time employees. Tops announced on October 10, 2006 that 18 of its Ohio stores were sold to rival Giant Eagle. An additional store in Sheffield, Ohio was reportedly sold on November 29, 2006. The Morning Journal - Apple's to buy Tops store The store in Tallmadge, Ohio was sold to local competitor Acme Fresh Market. On November 9 in a company press release, it was stated that all Tops stores in Northeast Ohio will close whether they have been sold or not. A store in Cleveland's Lee-Harvard Neighborhood and a store in Garfield Heights (Garfield Heights, Ohio) were converted to Dave's Markets, a small independently owned chain of grocery stores in Cleveland. In June, the Tops store in Cleveland Heights became a Dave's. Company Press Releases All Northeast Ohio stores closed by 3 pm on December 8, 2006 and some remain unoccupied. Story not found - Cleveland.com '''James Verle "Jim" Lash''' (born November 12, 1951, in Akron, Ohio) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League in the 1970s and played on three Super Bowl teams. He attended Garfield High School (Garfield High School (Akron, Ohio)) in Akron, Ohio, the same high school that fellow NFL wide receiver Steve Craig attended. His five year pro-career was spent with the Minnesota Vikings in which he helped lead to Super Bowl VIII, Super Bowl IX and Super Bowl XI all coming up a bit short against the dynasty teams of the Miami Dolphins, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Oakland Raiders. '''Steve Craig''' (born March 13, 1951, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American football player who played tight end in the National Football League from 1974 (1974 NFL season) to 1978 (1978 NFL season) and played in two Super Bowls. He attended Garfield High School (Garfield High School (Akron, Ohio)) in Akron, Ohio, the same high school fellow NFL receiver Jim Lash attended, and Northwestern University. Craig was drafted in round 3 of the 1974 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. His five year pro-career was spent with the Minnesota Vikings, during which time which he helped lead the team to Super Bowl IX and Super Bowl XI appearances. circulation 87,780 weekdays 107,834 Saturdays 125,227 Sundays in 2011 Audit Bureau of Circulations (Audit Bureau of Circulations (North America)) e-Circ data for the six months ending September 30, 2011. Retrieved March 10, 2012. headquarters 44 East Exchange Street Akron (Akron, Ohio), Ohio 44309-0640 '''Jarrod Alexander Cooper''' (born March 31, 1978 in Akron, Ohio) is a former American football safety (Safety (American football position)) with the Oakland Raiders and Carolina Panthers. He was drafted by the Panthers in the fifth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State (Kansas State Wildcats football). - 14 align "left" Cleveland-Akron-Canton-Lorain-Elyria align "left" Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio), OH; Akron (Akron, Ohio), OH; Canton (Canton, Ohio), OH; Lorain (Lorain, Ohio)-Elyria (Elyria, Ohio), OH 2,722,194 - Biography Sanders was born in Leon, New York, where he attended the common schools, and taught school in New York. He was a nephew of Sidney Edgarton (First Montana Governor). He moved to Ohio in 1854, where he continued teaching, and studied law in Akron (Akron, Ohio), gaining admission to the bar (bar (law)) in 1856. In 1991, Ruiz de Velasco created a painting for the Playboy Collection in Chicago, Illinois. She was then asked by the curator , Jack Bolton, of the Rockefeller Collection in New York to create a piece for their collection.In 1994, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Goodyear Corporation in Akron, Ohio held an exhibition of Ruiz de Velasco's artwork in their private executive gallery (Art gallery). In 1995, Coronado S.A. de C.V. held an exhibition of Ruiz de Velasco's artwork in their gallery in México, D.F (Mexican Federal District). '''Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens''' (70 acres) is a notable country estate (estate (land)), with gardens, located at 714 North Portage Path in Akron, Ohio. It ranks seventh on the list of largest houses in the United States. A&E, with Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D., (2000). America's Castles: The Auto Baron Estates, ''A&E Television Network'' During his architectural career Schneider designed a number of offices, academic buildings, and residences. Perhaps his best-known work is Stan Hywet (Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens) (1915), an Akron (Akron, Ohio) mansion based on several English country houses. Aslet, Clive (2005). ''The American Country House'', p. 78. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0300105053. His academic work includes the ornate Italian Renaissance-style Rockefeller Physics Building (1905) and Quad Hall (1925) at the Case School of Applied Science (now Case Western Reserve University), and Austin Hall at Ohio Wesleyan University. Other work includes the classical Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Building (1921), Plymouth Church (Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights) in Shaker Heights (Shaker Heights, Ohio) (1923), and the office building of the Cleveland Baseball Company at League Park. Born in Melrose, Iowa, he attended the public schools and graduated from the State University of Iowa (in 1916) and from its College of Law (University of Iowa College of Law) (in 1927). He received his LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 1928 and was a sales analyst and accountant for a rubber company in Akron, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas, in 1916 and 1917. During the First World War he served as a first lieutenant with the Thirty-fifth Infantry, United States Army, from 1917 to 1919. After the war, he continued work in the rubber industry, then became an assistant professor of military science and tactics at the University of Iowa from 1921 to 1923. He was admitted to the Iowa bar (bar (law)) in 1927 and commenced practice in Iowa City, of which he served as city solicitor from 1933 to 1935 and mayor from 1935 to 1937.


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to a 69–10 record. During the last two years of his tenure as coach there, future NBA star LeBron James was on his squad, and they won two consecutive state championships, as well as were nationally ranked. Before playing for Dambrot, James had met with him, and followed up on the accusations made about him during his stint at Central Michigan. In his book, ''Shooting Stars'', James said that he did not believe that Dambrot was a racist. http

Akron, Ohio

'''Akron''' The Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area) (MSA) covers Summit and Portage (Portage County, Ohio) counties, and in 2010 had a population of 703,200. Akron is also part of the larger Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH Combined Statistical Area (Northeast Ohio), which in 2010 had a population of 3,515,646.

Akron was co-founded in 1825 when suggested by Paul Williams to Simon Perkins. In 1833, "South" was temporarily added to the name when Eliakim Crosby settled a bordering North Akron. In 1851, Sojourner Truth attended a convention and extemporaneously delivered the original "Ain't I a Woman?" speech. During the Civil War (American Civil War), Ferdinand Schumacher supplied the Union Army with oats produced by his mill along the Ohio Canal. Between the 1870s and World War I, numerous churches across the nation were built using the Akron Plan. ''When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America''. Jeanne Halgren Kilde. Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 978-0-19-517972-9.`p.185

With a population increase of 201.8% during the 1910s, it became the nation's fastest-growing city due to industries such as stoneware, sanitary sewer, fishing tackle, farming equipment, match, toy, and rubber. The All-American Soapbox Derby, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, National Hamburger Festival (Hamburger), Founders Day (Alcoholics Anonymous) (Alcoholics Anonymous), and Road Runner Akron Marathon are annually hosted by the city, which was a venue for some events of the 2014 Gay Games (Gay Games). Tourist attractions include Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens) and Lock 3 Park, where the American Marble & Toy Manufacturing Company once stood.

Residents of Akron are referred to as "Akronites (List of people from Akron, Ohio)." Nicknames include "Rubber City," "City of Invention" and "Rubber Capital of the World."

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