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Off to See... The Lippman Play

The Lippman School is following the yellow brick road for its 33rd annual school play. It presents Eretz Ootz, an original production based on The Wizard of Oz, on Wednesday, Feb. 10 and Thursday, Feb. 11, both at 5:30 pm. A spaghetti dinner follows the Thursday evening performance.

Lippman…

Why Akron? – The Ackmans

Blame it on the grandkids.


They are the true impetus for Jerry and Sherry Ackman’s move to Akron.  Familiar with northeast Ohio, having lived in South Euclid for about 14 years, the Ackmans left Billings, Mont. and returned to the area in June 2015.
“I had no designs on moving east un…

Off to see...the Lippman play!

The Lippman School is following the yellow brick road for its 33rd annual school play. It presents Eretz Ootz, an original production based on The Wizard of Oz, on Wednesday, Feb. 10 and Thursday, Feb. 11, both at 5:30 pm. A spaghetti dinner follows the Thursday evening performance.


Lippma…

From Balch St. to Be'Tay Avon

It’s a Tuesday at the Shaw JCC, and the end of another Be’Tay Avon Café. As usual, participants linger—kibitzing, finishing up their meals, or chatting with that day’s special guests. In this case, the guests are shlichim Shay and Mayana, who presented about Tu B’Shevat. at the mo…

Cavs majority owner Gilbert headlines JCC Sports Dinner

The Shaw JCC will host the 14th Annual Sports Dinner on Feb. 18 at 5 pm. The dinner and a silent auction will feature Dan Gilbert, majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and founder/chair of Quicken Loans and Rock Ventures LLC.  Dan is generously donating his time to this event. All proc…