For this ultimate ‘Full House’ fan, the goal is to live life to the fullest

Whenever 17-year-old Lexi Krosky fires up an episode of Full House on her iPad, she knows it makes her happy. She is the ultimate Full House fan and cannot be beat when it comes to trivia about plot lines, the characters and the stars who portray them. Before the iPad, she wore through several DVD sets of the complete series.

3 cheers for Madelyne

During a rough summer that included surgery, a hospital stay and rehab, 10-year-old Madelyne Williams always set the pace for everyone around her to have a smile and an upbeat attitude. The Kent Roosevelt High School cheerleaders recognized Madelyne’s “can do” spirit and invited her to join them under the Friday Night Lights.

Poland girl shares “Pilot for a Day” experience with Air Force veteran grandfather

You can’t blame Celina Dennis for having a hard time pinpointing the best part of her “Pilot for a Day” experience at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station this week. Since June 2000, the Pilot for a Day program has given more than 60 children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses an opportunity to meet Reservists and receive a VIP, behind-the-scenes air base experience.

Vote for Tyler and help Akron Children’s win $20,000

A contest could yield a $20,000 donation to Akron Children’s Hospital – but we need your help!

A day in the life of an occupational therapist

Kara Sheesley has a funny way of making her job as an occupational therapist at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus look like child’s play. She runs, crawls, swings and plays patty cake as part of a master therapeutic plan to get her patients on track.

Toddler thriving, thanks to Akron Children’s Hospital

My son, Carter, was born 12 weeks early on June 13, 2012. He was airlifted from MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield to Akron Children’s Hospital. I didn’t have any complications during my pregnancy and we don’t know why he was born prematurely.