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Project has detention youth construct prosthetics

Project has detention youth construct prosthetics

AKRON––Community service for court-involved youth normally entails volunteerism at a local venue or maintenance work. But, for the youth in the Summit County Detention Center, a summer project took such service to a new level. They spent a portion of the summer providing the very definition of a helping hand.
For the ... (full story)


Longtime Mahoning Cty. asst. prosecutor, judge remembered

A Mahoning County Common Pleas Court judge, assistant county prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney--Timothy E. Franken served in several different capacities during his long legal career.
While he was dedicated to his work, those closest to him said he always made time for his family.
“My dad loved the law,” ... (full story)


Beloved Akron trust and estate attorney remembered

Known for his kind and adventurous nature, Akron attorney Timothy John Enright dedicated much of his life to the legal profession, crafting efficient solutions primarily for trust and estate clients.
When he wasn’t working or volunteering in the community, Enright could often be found at a classic car show or at other event ... (full story)


11th District orders retrial in Portage County double homicide

11th District orders retrial in Portage County double homicide <BR>

The 11th District Court of Appeals has reversed a Portage County double murder case, ruling trial counsel was ineffective for failing to request a jury instruction on self-defense under the castle doctrine.
Thus, Javon M. Thomas – who was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison after being convicted of two counts each of mu ... (full story)


Millennium Fund for Children seeks grant proposals

Millennium Fund for Children seeks grant proposals

AKRON––The Millennium Fund for Children of Akron Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations that improve the lives of local children.
Now in its 20th year, the Millennium Fund for Children is a permanent endowment created through a partnership between Akron Community Foundation a ... (full story)