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Shawn Rehac, originally from Akron, New York and now lives locally as he stands outside Beau's Grille where he works. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Akron, New York's picturesque downtown is well-kept in this 2003 file photo. In 2003, Akron NY was the third largest town in the United States named Akron, with a population of 3,190. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
The Ford Gum & Machine Co. in Akron, NY was founded in 1913 by Ford Mason. In 2003, Akron, New York was the third largest town named Akron with a population of 3,190. Now Akron NY has 2, 865 residents. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Perry's Ice Cream in Akron, New York is one of the larger employers in the village in this 2003 file photo. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Children play in Russell Park in Akron, NY in this 2003 file photo.(Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Bob Dyer in Akron, New York in this 2003 file photo. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
In the weeks since Summa Health’s abrupt changeover of its emergency room physician group on New Year’s Day and the growing dissent by hundreds of doctors calling for the resignation of hospital leadership, many patients have been emailing us, calling and posting questions and comments to social media.