Craig Webb, Akron Beacon Journal

Craig Webb

Akron Beacon Journal

Akron, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Craig:

Northern Ohio still green while some areas in southern Ohio near peak for fall colors

Ohio Department of Natural Resources says most leaves in the state remain green with fall colors delayed. → Read More

'Jeopardy' 38-game winning streak ends for Medina and OSU grad Matt Amodio

Matt Amodio ends his 38 game winning streak - back to Yale for the Medina and OSU grad. → Read More

No bones about it: Canton haunt is tops

A listing of top haunted attractions in the country includes the Factory of Terror in Canton. → Read More

Fall has arrived so the watch begins for leaves to change

Fall's arrival in Akron has folks looking for colorful leaves. → Read More

'Maxton William Soviak. My hero:' Hundreds gather to say goodbye to Ohio sailor killed in Afghanistan

Mourners filled the stadium at Edison High School for Ohio sailor Max Soviak's funeral. He was killed last month in an attack by a pair of suicide bombers in Afghanistan. → Read More

'Fighting for her life.' Cedar Point Top Thrill Dragster victim was struck by bracket size of a 'man's hand'

State investigators spoke about the Aug. 15 accident at Cedar Point's Top Thrill Dragster as the family of injured Michigan woman issues statement. → Read More

Akron's Goodyear Hall to host ESPN World Chase Tag competition Friday

ESPN to be in Akron Friday to record World Chase Tag competition. Event is free and open to public. → Read More

'It's just oh my God. I'm trying to keep positive.' LeBron-inspired 'Space Jam' mural in Akron defaced

A Kent State art student from Copley painted LeBron James 'Space Jam' mural in Akron, only to have it defaced by a vandal or vandals. → Read More

Why Cleveland Guardians? Roots of baseball team's new name found in bridge by ballpark

Cleveland Guardians' roots can be found in city's industrial and commerce past - not baseball. → Read More

Hollywood comes to Akron as LeBron premieres his new 'Space Jam' film for city kids

LeBron James' Space Jam film premieres for Akron school kids. → Read More

Where to pick strawberries in Northeast Ohio

Late May snow delays start of strawberry season in Northeast Ohio. → Read More

Boo! Akron and Canton haunts to open for one night this month to mark halfway point to Halloween

Haunts in Canton and Akron to open for one-night shows to mark halfway point to Halloween. → Read More

RubberDucks new extreme food items includes a footlong hot dog stuffed with mac and cheese

Canal Park is offering two new extreme food items along with street corn for fans to consume. → Read More

Cedar Point waives mask requirement but guests will need reservations; park opens May 14

Cedar Point set to open May 14 and is waiving its mask requirement for guests, but will require advance reservations. → Read More

Most Akron-area attractions, including Canal Park, zoo keep mask mandates in place both inside and outside

Most Akron-area attractions are keeping mask mandates in place for both indoor and outdoor gatherings. → Read More

Cleveland sets stage to host NFL Draft with Lake Erie as the backdrop. Here's what we know

Lake Erie will be the backdrop for this year's NFL Draft in Cleveland. → Read More

Cheers! Summit Brew Path starts Wednesday

Summit Brew path returns for its fifth run starting Wednesday. → Read More

Cedar Point to open May 14 and plans to unveil its virus-delayed new boat ride this summer

Cedar Point is planning to open on May 14 and unveil its new river boat ride attraction this summer. → Read More

DeWine to speak today at COVID-19 mass vaccination site in Cleveland. Will he expand eligibility to 40+?

Gov. Mike DeWine will be in Cleveland this morning for the "soft launch" of the mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Wolstein Center. → Read More

Military takes over Cleveland State's Wolstein Center to set up mass COVID-19 vaccination site

Cleveland's federal mass vaccination center set to open Tuesday with help of U.S. Army and Ohio National Guard. → Read More