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Surprising volunteers with awards is one way to keep them on board

Surprising volunteers with awards is one way to keep them on board

(THE CONVERSATION) The United States has a long tradition of volunteering. Back in 1737, for instance, Benjamin Franklin co-founded the nation’s first volunteer fire brigade in Philadelphia.
And this custom is still going strong. About 77.4 million Americans volunteered 6.9 billion hours in 2017 – the equivalent of U ... (full story)


9th District reverses dram shop wrongful death ruling

9th District reverses dram shop wrongful death ruling<BR>

A Lorain County trial court erred by granting summary judgment in favor of a Wellington bar accused of selling alcohol to a noticeably intoxicated man who was the driver in a fatal crash, the 9th District Court of Appeals has ruled.
Timothy Weeks, administrator of the estate of Christine Weeks, filed dram shop wrongful death and ... (full story)


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)