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The Suburbanite
Posted at 2:46 PM

AKRON  Being a career catcher isn’t what it used to be. Playing catcher, especially at the major league level, used to be a pursuit that a player engaged in for his entire career. Now, many top catchers come up through the minors playing the position only to shift to another spot on the field later in their career. Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer is the most prominent recent example, but the Cleveland Indians have one of their own in leadoff hitter Carlos...

Posted at 9:15 AM

In my role as a Judge on the Akron Municipal Court and as a longtime proud resident of Akron, I am deeply alarmed by the unsettling statistics surrounding the crime of human trafficking and its prevalence in our own community. Specifically, I am...

Posted at 8:02 AM

JACKSON TWP.  How do you hold basketball team activities without a gym? That’s the question that has been posed to the Jackson high school varsity and junior varsity teams during the month of July in recent...

Posted at 7:00 AM

With all of the hype and media coverage surrounding both the Democratic and Republican national conventions, many Americans who could not attend may be wondering about the chanting, flag-waving, and occasionally booing crowds they saw on TV.

Posted at 6:00 AM

Though the major party conventions have toned down in significance over the years and produced only modest polling bounces headed into the stretch, the fact that Hillary Clinton has been overtaken nationally by Donald Trump might give viability to...

Updated at 1:13 PM

Rainfall dampens the first night of the annual Balloon Classic and Jackson-Belden Music Fest, but folks still had fun.

Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 5:58 PM

After Hillary Clinton's historic moment on Thursday in which she broke the glass ceiling by becoming the first woman ever to win a major party nomination, some folks were wondering what would become of her husband -- the 42nd president of the United...

Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 5:38 PM

The numbers for Manchester High School head football coach Jim France are staggering. In 44 years at the school since arriving in 1971, his teams have: n won 21 league titles. n made 21 playoff appearances. n won two...

Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 5:15 PM

Last week, Brooklyn-based Nick Johnson, who happens to be a friend of mine, publicly declared himself to be the first Pokémon Go player to catch...

Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Take a look at the following disparities from a survey of over 1,000 college-aged students and over 2,000 parents of current and former students:

Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 2:52 PM

Chipotle is getting into the burger business. The company said the new restaurant chain will use "high-quality ingredients that are grown and raised with respect for the animals, the land, and the farmers who produce them."

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