Friday, 19 July 2019 14:20

Dangerous heat this weekend.

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With Temp's in the 90's this weekend, several comminity centers are staying open as "cooling Centers" through Saturday. The following community centers in Akron will be open on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.: • Lawton Street Community Center, 1225 Lawton St. • Mason Park Community Center, 700 E. Exchange St. • Patterson Park Community Center, 800 Patterson Ave. • Summit Lake Community Center, 380 W. Crosier St. (A complete list for Northeast Ohio…
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 14:02

Losing a family member is rough.

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So a Facebook memory popped up today.  In 2015 I had to make the hardest decision concerning my beloved Hunter. She had not been eating much for weeks.  The vet was giving her fluids and a steroid shot every few weeks which perked her up. By the 4th of July, she was not good.  The vet made an appointment for 5pm on Friday.  She told me if I didn't show up it was fine. I…
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 14:13

71st Italian American Fest begins tomorrow!

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Growing up in an Italian family meant lots of relatives. There were two huge events every year. The Biasella reunion (my Grandfathers namesakes), and the Italian Festival. When I was young, the festival was held at Playland Park 9Long gone).Everyone brought there own homemade Italian food and it was more or less a huge picnic. Now, It has split in to two festivals, the first of which is at Lock 3 beginning tomorrow. There was…
Friday, 28 June 2019 13:59

African Lions Make Debut at Akron Zoo!

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It has been many years since I brought my kids to the Akron Zoo.  It has always been one the best destinations in our back yard! Over the years, they have continually built the facility with the animals and visitors in mind for the ultimate experience. From Brews At The Zoo, to their newest exhibit, Pride Of Africa, which debuts tomorrow, the Akron Zoo has become an amazing facility due to the workers comittment!  Take…
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 14:11

Fun Food Safety In The Heat.

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So the heat has finally arrived!  We read about food safety in the heat.  It's real I know.  I am the biggest rule breaker according to my husband.  Hey, you all are alive and not sick, I am doing ok I think. So we all know not to cross contaminate foods.  Raw to fresh certainly!   Use seprate cutting boards and utensils. Items with raw egg in them are the most important to keep cool. I…
Thursday, 20 June 2019 13:39

Some help for Barberton flooding victims!

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The rain has caused major headaches for many, includng Canal Fulton, Clinton, Massillon and Barberton. The city of Barberton just announced it is working with several non-profits to aid the victims of the recent flooding.  If you live in Barberton you can call 330-848-6719 to get an incident report to help with potential relief programs.  Also keep up with releif efforts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter sites. Those who wish to offer financial support can…
Monday, 17 June 2019 14:13

Sad to see Donzell's Garden Center close

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It was a yearly stop during the holiday's to see the Christmas diplays and pick up some fresh greenery. After 66 years Donzell's Garden Center on Waterloo Rd is closing.  Lack of other businesses is being blamed.  There is just no traffic on that side of town. It was always of joy at Christmas, however, their summer plants and flowers were supburb!  Their sister store in Cleveland, Gales Westlake Garden Center remains open.  Read the…
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 14:45

Just a donut from Akron!

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Wow, Krispy Kreme is headed to the Big Apple! A Flagship reail space will be off Time Square and be open 24 hours! The new store will be 54 hundred square feet with stadium seating to see all the action! With all the unique things to eat in New York, this is a fabulous addition.  World wide travelers visit daily expanding the brand!  The store open early next year. Oh, and did you know they…
Monday, 10 June 2019 14:30

NASA will let you vacation on the ISS

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So you want excitement, something new, and far away from the daily grind in a vaction? You'lll need to take a month off work, be in good shape, oh and have $50 million to cough up! Yep, 50 million, not to mention just like here there will be extras.  Eating, wifi, etc.....It is the first time though NASA has opened the door to regular folk travelling in space, even though Russia has been doing it.…
Thursday, 06 June 2019 14:00

A Good Idea Could Net Part Of A Million Dollars!

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So we hear about it all the time.  To have a job, you need a car.  Transportation is a must.  While public transportation is available, it's not always that convienant or timely. The Fund for OUr Economic Future and other organizations and foundations have created the $ million Paradox Prize. They are willing to invest in what the orgainzers are calling, the big ideas that help Northeast Ohians who are stranded econimically by their geography.…
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