BARBERTON: Jon Hallsten and Jeff Russell had quit their respective jobs when the church friends ran into each other and their small talk took an unexpected turn.
Two Sears Appliance & Hardware Stores in the Akron area will be closing.
FirstMerit Corp. will close 16 branches in four states, including seven in Ohio and four in the Akron area.
Akron-area FirstMerit banks closing April 30 and the nearby branches where the company will transfer those accounts:
February sure can make it hard to stick to New Year’s resolutions to cut calories. Super Bowl parties, Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras.