Akron Children’s opens new location in Warren

Starting Nov. 17, Akron Children’s will offer specialty services in Warren. Services will include cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, urology, lab and radiology. To celebrate the new space, Akron Children’s hosted a community open house.

Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley encourages high school students to Say Yes

Allison Engstrom, Development Coordinator in the Mahoning Valley, answers questions during the Yes Fest.

Yes Fest is designed for students in 8th through 12th grade, and sets out the answer the question, “After I ‘just say no’ to drugs, what can I ‘say yes’ to?

“Miracles and Promises” Radiothon has record year

Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley annual “Miracles and Promises” Radiothon” had a record year, raising $219,450. This is 14 percent more than last year and the most raised in the event’s six-year history.

Sen. Brown visits Akron Children’s, discusses legislation to help combat Ohio’s high infant mortality rates

Sen. Sherrod Brown listens to Dr. Elena Rossi during his visit to the Mahoning Valley.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown hosted a press conference at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley to announce the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act. This legislation is designed to standardize federal reporting of infant and childhood deaths as a way to improve prevention efforts.

Adopt-A-School program in full swing


Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley has selected Bloomfield-Mespo Elementary School in North Bloomfield, Ohio, for its 2014-2015 Adopt-A-School program.

Flyin’ high as ‘Pilot for the Day’ with 910th Airlift Wing

Pilot for a Day Ethan Libert

Ethan Libert, a 10-year-old boy from Niles, was honored as the Pilot for the Day at the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna, Ohio. The program provides children with chronic, life-threatening conditions a day of fun at the base.