When Dr. LeRoy Eberly accepted an opportunity to practice at the newly opened Beeghly campus of Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley back in 2008, it was a “returning home” moment for him; and an opportunity to make a meaningful difference for families and children here. He, like many other area residents, worried after Tod Children’s Hospital, […]
For Dr. Lawrence Shaffer, the Youngstown and Western Pennsylvania metro areas hold a beloved place in his heart. After going through medical school on a scholarship from the United States Air Force and completing his residency, Shaffer spent four years at an Air Force base in Wyoming as a pediatrician. In 1986, he decided to […]
As children grow older and gain more independence, the question of whether they can be left home alone isn’t far behind. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, the injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, reviews age, maturity, safety and other factors that will help parents make the best choice for their […]
More than 500 children and their families got their holiday spirit jump-started by attending the 5th annual Breakfast with Santa, benefiting Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. It was the largest-attended event in its brief history and raised well over $30,000, according to organizers. “At Akron Children’s, we care for kids, but the care we provide […]
Akron Children’s Hospital has long had a commitment of including artwork from local students to adorn the rooms and hallways of our various offices. And with our expanded Beeghly campus in Boardman set to open to patients July 11, we’re continuing that tradition. Over 40 students from 6 local schools will have their artwork on […]
When Robert’s daughter, Isabella, broke her arm at acrobatics, he drove past 2 hospitals to get to Akron Children’s Beeghly campus. And from the moment they stepped into the ER to the surgery and follow-up appointments later, Isabella was treated like a princess.