New Year’s Eve celebration First Night Akron ends after 22 years -

AKRON, Ohio-- Downtown Akron's New Year's Eve celebration, First Night Akron, has come to an end after 22 years.

The Downtown Akron Partnership announced on Monday it is retiring the event.

"We are honored to have been a champion of this beloved event and look forward to DAP's next chapter in improving the downtown neighborhood," said Suzie Graham, Downtown Akron Partnership president and CEO, in a news release on Monday. "DAP's ongoing work will be dedicated to helping make more...

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