Community Garden Proposed

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The meeting was July 11, but you can still click here to take the survey about a Community Garden in the Heights! You are invited to participate in a community garden survey initiated by Summit Metro Parks. This survey is intended for any resident of the Goodyear Heights, Ellet and City of Akron interested in […]

Goodyear Heights Seeks To Be Listed As A Historic Neighborhood

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We, the undersigned Residents and Friends of Goodyear Heights, desire to register our support of the effort to obtain official designation of the original Goodyear Heights development as a Historic Neighborhood of both local and national significance. We ask that the City of Akron provide assistance to these recognition efforts as well as providing appropriate […]

Akron 2 Akron Walk

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THANK YOU TO ALL who took time from their busy evening to attend our first Akron2Akron History Walk. Our hosts Mike Herhold and Mark Schweitzer did a FANTASTIC JOB! They shared historical photographs, and facts covering the beginning of our neighborhood.  Councilman Jeff Fusco (born and raised in Goodyear Heights) was able to have the […]

Watson Park Vietnam Memory Garden

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EAGLE PROJECT at VIETNAM SOLDIER GARDEN MAKE-OVER Joe Rebuck from Boy Scout Troop 154 led a group of volunteers to install a flagpole, and roses at the Vietnam Memorial located at the intersection of Watson St, Wingfoot Way and Malasia, in the Goodyear Heights neighborhood. Joe personally built all of the benches, as part of […]

Akronist Gets It R.I.G.H.T.

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In an post “R.I.G.H.T. makes things right in Goodyear Heights” on the akronist.com website, Thom Callahan writes about R.I.G.H.T.’s former website and current President, Sharon Conner: Connor, who is an educator and joined R.I.G.H.T. in 1998, says the organization provides “great fun to be out in the neighborhood, and meet all the residents, kids …” […]

Visit with Santa

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Many thanks to Councilman Garry Moneypenny for hosting the Annual Visit with Santa at the Linda Theater. Over 100 children attended and each of the little ones got to personally visit with Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus. The children were able to pose for photos and deliver their wish lists. The event also included face […]

Bingham Park Monument

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The Bingham Path Monument has been restored – the plaque was installed today…we will be planting some plants nearby to beautify the park a little. The plaque has the same original message as the bronze one that went missing many years ago: Bingham Path – dedicated to the memory of Clara E. Bingham 1871 – […]

Community Health Fair A Success!

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The third annual Community Health Fair hosted at the Visitation of Mary Parish on July 21st was a huge success!! Over 50 volunteers from the local Community partnered with more than 20 agencies to provide free health and wellness services to Goodyear Heights Residents. Everything from hearing and vision screenings to blood pressure checks were […]

Dr. Seuss Birthday!

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Mike Herhold was one of our many “Guest Readers” as we celebrated with our school children. Our readers at Barber CLC were Mike Herhold, Ja’Tice Shaw, Stu Baker, Paul Connor and Officer Cunningham, each one read to a Kindergarten or 1st Grade Class and then distributed Dr. Seuss ABC book to each student. Seiberling School […]