E.J. Thomas Hall announced this week a new partnership with Theater League of Kansas City, Mo., to present the 2015-2016 Broadway in Akron series, which will include the national tours of two hits previously mounted in Akron as well as two musicals new to the E.J. stage.
You may recall my column in November about a 40-foot hauling trailer that was set on fire in Barberton. It was nearly full of things like medical equipment, books and computers ready to be shipped to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
It does us all good to learn about the wonderful things our neighbors do for others. That brings me to Julie Paulus, who is in her 18th year of teaching for Akron Public Schools. She wrote me recently to say that the students in her fourth-grade classroom at Glover CLC have benefited from the kindness of others.
The Salvation Army in Akron, which had to cancel its monthly food distribution for January after a burst pipe damaged its Romig Road building this week, has arranged for client families to receive pantry items through area partners.