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Guest Author: 'Today's Anecdote' By Paula

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Paula took it upon herself -- unasked, entirely on her own initiative -- to begin conducting "man/woman on the street" interviews with strangers she interacted with in her daily life (she lives in Akron, in the bellwether state of Ohio), to see what they thought about the election season.

LeBron James And Michelle Obama Promote Education Initiative

AP | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

AKRON, Ohio -- They share similar backgrounds, growing up with little money and scant hope. One is from Chicago’s south side, the daughter of a city...

LeBron James Has A Great Idea For 'Trainwreck 2'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports

Trainwreck: The Sequel Starring Amy Schumer And LeBron James, But Not Bill Hader from Judd Apatow No surprise here: LeBron James wants to be as driven...

Coming to Los Angeles: Labyrinth

Steven Denlinger | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Steven Denlinger

The novella 'Coming to Los Angeles' continues as a serial this week. Chapter 1: Labyrinth IN THE FALL OF 1998, I was teaching in the North Canton C...

Akron: The Liverpool of the Midwest?

Daryl Rowland | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Daryl Rowland

The city that brought you The Black Keys and the staggering combination of talent and sweat equity that is LeBron James, is serving up some well-forged acts appearing in all kinds of clubs and bars every day of the week.

Raising the Profile of the Gay Games: Here's Why It Matters

Kristen Elechko | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kristen Elechko

Athletes have the power to inspire. When we have role models -- men who are basketball, soccer and ice hockey players, women who are triathletes, beach volleyball players and runners -- we can become more comfortable, confident and safe in how we identify and who we feel free to become.

Ohio Woman Sent To Prison For School Outburst

Associated Press | Posted 08.21.2014 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son...

King James Goes Home

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports
Joe Peyronnin

At 29 years old, LeBron James is the biggest superstar in the world. Yet this kid from Northeast Ohio, who had a difficult childhood, is a doting father, a loving husband and a wonderful son. His Akron roots run deep.

Burger Travel: The Hamburger Festival of Akron, Ohio

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Nothing says all-American like a summer food festival in the Heartland, and hamburgers are as American as it gets.

Night Of Sky-Gazing Turns Deadly

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.20.2012 | College

Adrienne Ryba wanted to see the city lights and a meteor shower, her mother told the Akron Beacon-Journal, but seeking a better view cost the 19-year-...

The Secretary's Setback: The Polls Will Stay Open in Ohio

Rana B. Khoury | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Rana B. Khoury

Our votes shouldn't be precious and fragile, susceptible to inconveniences and disenfranchisement. They are our right, and Ohioans know it like no one else.

HuffPost Guides: Snow Trails Winter Resort

The Huffington Post | Barbie Carpenter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Snow Trails Winter Resort in Ohio is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel off...

BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence's President & CEO on Nonprofit Mergers

Aaron Hurst | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) links Cleveland area businesses to nonprofits and provides consulting, on, among other topics -- nonprofit mergers...

10 Worst U.S. Cities for Renters

AOL Real Estate | Stefanos Chen | Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

After the housing bubble burst, thousands of families found themselves saddled with underwater mortgages, peak interest rates and a serious shortage o...

Teen Has Marred Health But Bright Spirit: Two-Time Cancer Survivor Needs Double Lung Transplant And Your Help (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Most teens love proving adults wrong, and 15-year-old Megan Kasmar is no exception. She's survived cancer twice before -- once when doctors gave her ...

Several Probably Killed In Shooting, Lazy Police Report Confirms

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Akron, Home News

AKRON, MI—According to a hastily written police report, anywhere from several to half a dozen people were killed at some point Monday in......

Great Houses of New York: River House, the Best Address, Part I

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

How did I, an unknown from the provinces, black and gay, first find myself at lofty River House facing the East River?

People-Watcher Catches Glimpse Of Rare North American Black Doofus

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Akron, Home News

AKRON, OH—After sitting for nearly three hours in his usual spot behind a café window downtown, people-watcher Peter Mitchell was thrilled......