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(From left) Magistrate Alan Medvick, Beacon Journal columnist Bob Dyer and Akron Deputy Mayor Dave Lieberth sample homemade pickles at a contest run by the Downtown Akron Partnership, which is sponsoring a farmers market each week at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. The trio sampled 18 pickles in four categories. (Photo courtesy of Wayne Weese)
Pickles, pickles everywhere, along with bread and water to cleanse the palate. Most of the samples were tasty, but Beacon Journal columnist Bob Dyer says a couple times he felt like Andry Griffith being forced to sample one of Aunt Bee's kerosene cucumbers. (Photo courtesy of Wayne Weese)