Plant Lovers’ Almanac: Predicting cold winter’s effects is more difficult than it appears
Plant Lovers’ Almanac: How to grow a giant pumpkin
Three ways to fix up faux pumpkins
Music review: Upbeat Beck returns with rich, dance sound
What’s for dinner? Ten-Minute Tortilla Soup is fast comfort food


Browns rookie Myles Garrett eager to test himself, his health against Taylor Lewan
Akron purse snatchers busted in two incidents — one downtown, another in West Hill, police say
High school notebook: Manchester’s Jim France can tie Ironton’s Bob Lutz on Friday for top spot in career wins by a football coach in Ohio history
Robbers use handgun, stun gun in separate Akron robberies Wednesday, police say

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