From a young age, Sharon Hrina, vice president, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, understood the value of a strong work ethic and relationships. It helped her develop many enduring friendships, some dating back to middle school. As a nurse, the trust she built with her patients earned their confidence and cooperation. Sharon tapped those early […]
Help your family ease into Daylight Saving time on Sunday by making bedtimes later by 15-minute increments starting Wednesday or Thursday night.
Miracle babies flip the switch on Beeghly campus holiday tree It was a joyous day that stood in stark contrast to how it was 4 years ago – to the day – for Rachel and Barry Wardle. That day, the Wardles were told their twin babies, born at 21 weeks, 5 days weighing 1 pound, […]
Merissa Rodino didn’t expect to be celebrating her first Mother’s Day quite this soon, but when her son was born 6 weeks early last week, she accepted it as a pleasant surprise. “I’m still trying to process what being a mother is like, but part of what makes it special is that it was unexpected,” […]
Almost every Monday since the day Akron Children’s Hospital Beeghly Campus opened 10 years ago, local retirees Bernie Zets and Alice Ogden have dutifully staffed the inpatient building’s check-in desk with a smile – and a little assertiveness when they need to. And the 2 volunteers, whose tasks are to greet families and protect the […]
A steady rain, soggy ground and near freezing temperatures weren’t going to prevent a determined group of cadets from Youngstown East High’s Junior ROTC program from completing a meaningful community service project. Nearly two dozen students spent their morning doing their part to help raise awareness of April’s National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month […]