Episodes of the Akron Podcast

May 26, 2020

Good News and Bad News

The Bad News Father's Day and Stan Hywet Close July Soap Box Derbie Championships Coronavirus in Ohio | Impact on Akron area: Summit County has 1,277 cases, 161 deaths; Ohio up to 33,006 cases, 2,002 deaths SPONSOR: Start you...

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May 22, 2020

The Last Days of JCPenney

JC Penny Last Day to Shop May 27th

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May 11, 2020

Delta Suspends Service at CAK

00:19 Akron Stats From the Mayor

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May 6, 2020

Where's the Beef?

Meat is the new toilet paper.

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April 30, 2020

300 SMall Businesses Get Some Relief

City of Akron bring back some furloughed employees Small Businesses get 1.5 million University of Akron Homework Hotlines Gyms are still waiting for word on when they can open Voting percentages Salvation Army giving out To-g...

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April 28, 2020

Ohio’s Guidelines for Reopening The State

Reopening Ohio Yesterday Governor Mike DeWine had a press conference to discuss reopening the state. On May 4, manufacturing, distribution and construction operations will be allowed to resume with strict safety instructions ...

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April 24, 2020

Sextortion is a Scam

Marketing communications agency Kleidon & Associates is pledging a complementary half-hour consultation for any nonprofit or small business to help them effectively navigate this crisis. The offer is available from now through April.

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April 23, 2020

Lock 3 Is Closed - Stan Hywet Is Open

Governor Mike Dewine said on 4/23 during his press conference that he will reveal the plan to move forward on Monday 4/27

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March 30, 2020


Mayor Dan Horrigan's town hall meeting will be played in this podcast. Other stories include:

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March 24, 2020

Dewine Orders Everyone to Stay Home

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March 22, 2020

JOANN Stores to Help Make Medical Supplies

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March 18, 2020

Five Coronavirus Cases in Summit County

Today we talk about Five Coronavirus Cases in Summit County Go to traffic court via Skype The Unemployment office is closed Planet Fitness Streams Free Online Workouts Full show notes at http://akronpodcast.com/covid-19-in-akron/ (http://akronpodcast.com/covid-19-in-akron/) SPONSOR: Start your podcast today. (https://www.podcastingaffiliates.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=100) Support …

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March 2, 2020

Daylight Saving Time Non Binding Ban Passed

250 Sidewalks Are Out of Luck When it Comes to Being Repaired Citizens and property owners have identified 410 sidewalk sections that need replaced. The 2020 budget will take care of 160 of them. While property owners can hire someone …

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Feb. 25, 2020

Amazon Jobs May Be Double What Was Expected

In this episode: Amazon looking to add 3000 jobs The Mess That is Route 8 Begins Reverend Angley Settles New Law Used to Stop Dollar General State Representative Bill Roemer Wants to Kill e-Check Tracy Morgan and Mike Tyson coming …

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Feb. 17, 2020


Billboard UpdateI had previously mentioned the billboard for Route 8, but the city was blocking it? At-large Councilwoman Linda Omobien and Ward 4 representative Russ Neal voted in favor of the billboard construction, which was defeated. James Hardy, deputy mayor …

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Feb. 5, 2020

Duane’s Auto Body and the Route 8 Billboard

Canton Police Bust A Bunch PervsKudos for the Beacon Journal for listing their names. For those who are fans of the Game of Thrones television show, "SHAME, SHAME, SHAME..." Route 8 Billboard BattleAhead of a $125 million project to replace …

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Feb. 3, 2020

Take the School Board to School

Cleveland Clinic Akron General is offering a free eight-week healthy lifestyle challenge.Healthy Akron, a Healthy Communities Initiative created to educate, encourage and empower area residents to make healthy lifestyle choices, is kicking off the challenge on Thursday, Feb. 6. Participants …

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Jan. 31, 2020

Two Job Fairs

Stan Hywet Hall and Garden and the Akron Zoo are having Job fairs the weekend of February 8th. Stan Hywet Website (https://www.stanhywet.org/careers) Akron Zoo Website (https://www.akronzoo.org/employment) JC Penny is Leaving Chapel HillIt has been announced that JC Penny will be …

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Jan. 31, 2020

What to Expect from the Akron Podcast

I don’t know about you, but when I turn on the news I cringe or cry. I do not hear to put on rose-colored glasses, but I also know there is actual NEWS that is happening right in my backyard …

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