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Keep Akron Beautiful president and CEO to retire

Before becoming president and CEO of Keep Akron Beautiful, Paula Davis spent almost a decade as a stay-at-home mom and volunteer. But she said she never stopped networking.
“I had a career in retail, prior to having two kids and I went home to be with my kids for about nine years,” she said. “During that period ... (full story)


Portage County’s `go-to judge’ retiring

John Enlow worked his way through The University of Akron School of Law by teaching at Windham Middle School.
“With four years of doing that, you really have no social life,” he said.
After more than three decades as a judge, the 69-year-old Ravenna resident will finally have some free time.
Enlow will retire a ... (full story)


Appeal denied for burglar whose accomplices testified against him

A panel of three judges in the 9th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the judgment of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas in a burglary case.
Lamar Pierce appealed his conviction for burglary, arguing that the guilty verdict was not supported by the manifest weight of the evidence.
Case summary states that, on Oc ... (full story)


Brouse McDowell adds more legal power

Like people, law firms need to plan for the future. That’s the reason Brouse McDowell gave in recently adding four more lawyers to its ranks.
In late November, the firm announced the addition of partner James Dixon and associates Amanda Parker, Laura Fryan and Kyle Shelton.
The regional business law firm has over 70 law ... (full story)


Veteran criminal has his shoplifting appeal rejected

A man who robbed an Ashtabula County department store had his conviction affirmed in a recent opinion released by Ohio’s 11th District Court of Appeals.
This was defendant Nathaniel Grega’s second appeal challenging the judgment of the Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas.
The case against Grega was based upon a ... (full story)