Beacon Journal staff

AKRON: Metro Parks, Serving Summit County will hold a dedication ceremony of the first 4.2 miles of the new Freedom Trail, at 11 a.m. May 1 at Lions Park, 245 Northeast Ave., Tallmadge.

The 4.20-mile trail runs from Middlebury Road in Kent to Tallmadge Circle. It is on land owned by Metro Regional Transit Authority and follows an unused railroad corridor.

For more information, call 330-867-5511 or visit www.summit≠