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Yes, more and more young adults are living with their parents – but is that necessarily bad?

(THE CONVERSATION) When the Pew Research Center recently reported that the proportion of 18-to-29-year-old Americans who live with their parents has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps you saw some of the breathlessheadlines hyping how it's higher than at any time since the Great Depression.
From my perspective, the ... (full story)


9th District affirms Akron gang initiation murder convictions

The 9th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the convictions of two brothers involved in multiple random Akron shootings that were part of a gang initiation.
The incidents occurred during the early morning hours of July 7, 2018 at three separate locations -
Schiller Avenue, a parking lot on South Arlington and an all ... (full story)


Student housing is scarce for college students who have kids

(THE CONVERSATION) Before the family housing program opened at his university, Blake and his two young daughters were couch-surfing at the homes of their friends and family.
"They only saw me coming and going," Blake explains, describing how he had to juggle a job at a local casino, college classes and parenting as a s ... (full story)


Professional 'duty' prompts attorney to Supreme Court poll worker program

For attorneys, their profession is one of purpose, for themselves and society. This election season, those legal principles will be on display as more lawyers work at the polls.
“I really think that the skills that lawyers have, and the professional responsibility and oath that they take, lends itself perfectly to serving ... (full story)


Muni court unveils new educational resource for residents

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During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when gyms and other recreational opportunities weren’t available Akron Municipal Court Community Outreach and Grants Coordinator Nicole Hagy often went for evening walks in North Park in Jackson Township.
One night she came across a Little Free Library book-sharing box.
A nonp ... (full story)