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At the 3rd annual Jewelry Box, you can shop more than 25,000 pieces of jewelry for just $5 each

For the last two years on the first weekend of November, I’ve spent the afternoon surrounded by friends shopping thousands of pieces of gorgeous jewelry—from bracelets, rings and necklaces to broaches and watches— all priced at $5 to benefit Akron’s homeless shelter for women and children, ACCESS. And this year? The event...

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Here’s how Billow Funeral Homes & Crematory combines authentic family values with compassionate after-life care

As the oldest business in Akron and Summit County, six generations of family owners have set the national industry standards. Not for tires or rubber, but for funerals. Today’s Billow Funeral Homes & Crematory got its start in 1875 as Akron’s first funeral home, under the leadership of Civil War veteran Captain George Billow. (You’ll...

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