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Taste of Hudson, a two-day food and fundraising event that annually has attracted thousands to the city, has been canceled for this year.
Akron cannot independently confirm FirstMerit Corp. fulfilled its 2013 promise to provide 150 new jobs in Akron in exchange for millions of dollars of upgrades to its aging plaza, but a city official said he has no reason to doubt the bank’s word.