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A tough break may have foiled Depew's quest for the perfect ending to its softball season. It doesn't change the fact that the Wildcats completed another historic postseason run because they had the perfect difference-maker leading the charge in Karsen Cotton. Cotton, who tossed a no-hitter against unbeaten Babylon in the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Asso…

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Pos. Name, School, Year, fast fact SS Molly Breier, Eden, 12, Defensive and offensive standout fueled Raiders' run to B-2 final, finishing with .974 fielding percentage, .729 slugging percentage. P/INF Abby Borkowski, Kenmore West, 11, Niagara Frontier League Player of the Year had 25 RBIs, 22 runs scored and posted 2.71 ERA. P Karsen Cotton, Depew, 12, Posted 0.9…

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Elmwood Village favorite Nektar will be expanding under new owners, with a new menu and a new name.The restaurant’s patio will be enclosed for seating, adding about 800 square feet to its dining space, said Thomas Cowan, one of the new owners. If all goes well, the restaurant, at 451 Elmwood Ave., could be open by the end of October, he said.It’s not clear yet what sort of…

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Akron Ale House, a bar and restaurant drawing on the model of the successful Ebenezer Ale House and Eden Ale House, opened a month ago. It’s the third place from owners Nathan Springer and Shawn Schweis. “We’re doing the same things we’ve done at our other places, and people seem to be enjoying it,” Springer said. The new place, 15 Main St., Akron, lists a wide variety o…

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Akron-based Perry's Ice Cream has released a new line of flavors this summer, Escapes, intended to be more decadent than the regular line. Would these Escapes prove to be a local alternative to Ben & Jerry's? Or would they fall short of their lofty flavor goals? Our curiosities piqued, we bought five pints of different flavors ($3.69 apiece, although they were 2-for-…

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Akron is getting its own rustic Italian trattoria when Cipollina opens next week. Laurie Bordonaro, owner of Guy’s Subs, an Akron standard since 1963, is opening Cipollina next door, at 6 Clinton St. Working with her is Jerry Clementi, a former Aroma owner and Buffalo restaurant veteran. The plan is to open March 9, as Local Restaurant Week begins, Clementi said. After t…

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Akron is getting its own rustic Italian trattoria when Cipollina opens next week.Laurie Bordonaro, owner of Guy’s Subs, an Akron standard since 1963, is opening Cipollina next door, at 6 Clinton St. Working with her is Jerry Clementi, a former Aroma owner and Buffalo restaurant veteran.The plan is to open March 9, as Local Restaurant Week begins, Clementi said. Afte…

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Outdoor shoppers at the Clarence antique market had no idea. In the dim recesses of the nearby warehouse, experiments were being conducted. Test tubes, thermometers and stainless steel tanks gleamed with a clinical sheen. Behind stacked palettes, the sound of flames and boiling water bounced off of the low concrete ceiling. This was a hall of science -- beer science. It …

Cub Scout Pack 531 is holding a Chiavetta’s Chicken BBQ from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 at the Russell Park Shelter on Main Street in Akron in conjunction with homecoming. Dinners are $9 pre-sale and $10 the day of the event. Contact Rich Brennan at 573-3944 for pre-sale tickets. Those dinners must be picked up by 6 p.m. Friday.