Akron Community Questions: A Young Life Altered by Police Fire
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
1M ago
Welcome back to the Akron Podcast, where we tackle the tough stories affecting our community. Today is April 11th, 2024, and we have a difficult topic. This isn't an April Fool's Day prank—it's a serious incident involving Tavion Koonce-Williams, a 15-year-old East High School student whom an Akron police officer shot under contentious circumstances. Reports indicate that Williams was carrying what appeared to be a gun—but was later revealed to be a toy—as he was walking home. A concerned citizen's call to the police led to a confrontation that ended with Williams being shot in the hand by Off ..read more
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Redevelopment of Chapel Hill Mall
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
The city is voting to rezone for the redevelopment of Chapel Hill Mall. Here is a link to the Redeveopment Plan SPONSOR: School of Podcasting Start Your Podcast and use the coupon code "akron" at www.schoolofpodcasting.com/akron and start your podcast today. Welcome Hom Akron Program at https://www.akronohio.gov/cms/AkronLiving/index.html Akron Rubber Ducks Release their 2021 Schedule. https://www.milb.com/akron/news/mlb-announces-2021-akron-rubberducks-schedule Lock 3 Gets a $1 Million Donation Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/akron-podcast/donations Mentioned in this epi ..read more
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What Do You Want to Hear?
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
As I get organized after my trip to speak at a podcast conference, I wanted to take a quick second and ask for your feedback. Go to www.akronpodcast.com/contact Go to www.akronpodcast.com and use the microphone in the bottom right-hand corner. Help me make the best Akron Ohio podcast! Thanks in Advance. Dave Jackson  2018 Podcaster Hall of Fame Inductee Podcast Consultant, Speaker, Author  www.schoolofpodcasting.com  Mentioned in this episode: Please Tell a Friend If you know someone who would enjoy this show, tell them to go to www.akronpodcast.com/follow and subscribe/follow t ..read more
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Distracted Driving Now MORE Illegal
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
If you don't have a credit/debit card, you might look into it. If you have a cell phone, you need to ignore it more. Dewine might glow in the dark in the future. Welcome to the Akron Podcast. Akron Events Calendar Get Involved With the Show Sources Mentioned in this episode: Get Involved With the Show Do you have some feedback for the show? We'd love to hear it. Got something you'd like to share with everyone? Get Involved With the Show ..read more
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EMT Workers Burnout as 911 Calls Increase and It's Only Going to Get Worse
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
Akron outsourced their non-emergency ambulance calls, and that company appears to be in a position to extort the city. As it takes a year to bring on a new EMT worker, things could become very bad come August 2023 when AMR (the outsourced company) leaves. Support the Show Support this Podcast Mentioned In This Episode Libby App Akron Events Calendar Mentioned in this episode: Start Your Podcast Today Join the School of Podcasting When you join the School of Podcasting you can quit worrying about: Are people going to listen to me? (Yes, cause I'll show you how to see what they want). Am I goin ..read more
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House 330 Opens This Week
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
Lebron James and his foundation continue to bless Akron residents as they add more value to downtown as house 330 opens to help people gain job skills. Join the School of Podcasting Value For Value Mentioned in this episode: Start Your Podcast Today Join the School of Podcasting When you join the School of Podcasting you can quit worrying about: Are people going to listen to me? (Yes, cause I'll show you how to see what they want). Am I going to sound stupid? (No, as I'll show you the magic of editing) It will cost a million dollars (No, I'll have you sounding like a million bucks without spen ..read more
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Meetings - Shootings and Butter
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
I do try to find non-violent stories to talk about, but some weeks its hard. My plan is to bring four stories when I get four stories to talk about. Today it just seems like everybody is shooting everybody. Akron Ward 4 Meeting Akron City Council member Russel Neal (D-Ward 4) will host a meeting Aug. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lawton Street Community Center, 1225 Lawton St. Police Chief Steve Mylett and Lt. Mike Miller will attend. The discussion will focus on healthy community relations. Also, Buchtel High School Principal LaCresia Beecher will share information on the Buchtel Community open house ..read more
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Dead Bowl Walking - The Rubber Bowl is Being Demolished
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
The Rest of the Rubber Bowl to be Demolished Akron is tearing down the rubber bowl. If you want to know why click here and see the horrific pictures of what was once a majestic football stadium. Come See A Blimp Up Close The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will host a toy drive for the Toys for Tots Foundation at the company’s Wingfoot Lake blimp hangar on Dec. 1-4. Community members who donate a new, unwrapped toy during the event can drive through the blimp hangar to see the airship up close. Event dates and times are: Dec. 1 from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 2 from 2-7 p.m ..read more
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Senate Bill 83 Makes it Illegal to Be Uncomfortable
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
To learn something you have to get out of your comfort zone, but according to an article about Senate Bill 83, that may soon be illegal. Bill that would prohibit discomfort should make you VERY uncomfortable. Mentioned in this episode: Get Involved With the Show Do you have some feedback for the show? We'd love to hear it. Got something you'd like to share with everyone? Get Involved With the Show TEMU More Affordable than Amazon OR Walmart Have you checked out TEMU yet? Use the link below to save on your first order and get valuable coupons. I've purchased clothes that were less expensive ..read more
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Getting Ready for November
Akron Podcast
by Dave Jackson
3M ago
The Mayor of Akron Will No Seek Re-Election "After much consideration and self-reflection, I have decided not to seek a third term as the mayor of this great city," Horrigan wrote in an emailed statement. "My reasons are my own, and they are without regret." Get Registered to Vote The deadline to register to vote in Ohio's upcoming election is Oct. 11 and early voting begins Oct. 12. Check out the Online Voter Registration In order to cast a ballot, Ohio residents must be registered by Oct. 11, thirty days before the general election is held. To register, residents must meet these qualificatio ..read more
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