Pastoral Counseling Service (PCS), Highland Square
Pastoral Counseling Service (PCS) is open for business at its new location at 611 W. Market St. in Akron’s Highland Square neighborhood.
The agency provides mental health and addiction treatment services for children and adults. The new location consolidates PCS administrative offices, formerly located on Bowery Street and the Barbara M. Vassel Comprehensive Care Center, formerly located on Park Street.
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Tagged addiction services, Akron, Akron Public Schools, case management, children's advocate, healthcare, Highland Square, Mental Health, outpatient clinic, Pastoral Counseling Service, psychiatric services, Rev. Dr. Byron Arledge, school-based therapy programs, therapeutic services
The recent Jefferson Avenue Market Day in Highland Square included local artisans from The Akron Honey Company, Akron Coffee Roasters, Urban Buzz, Not Yo’ Daddy’s Mexican Hot Sauce and Sweet Mary’s Bakery.
Story by Deb Dockery
On a recent scorching Sunday afternoon, innovative beekeeper and owner of Akron Honey Co. Brent Wesley afforded west side shoppers an island from the heat and humidity by organizing the second annual Jefferson Avenue Market Day.
The tented display booths showcased cooking demonstrations and novel new products from Akron’s new generation of creative young entrepreneurs. These businesses are proudly touting local and sustainable partnerships that have woven a fabric of camaraderie and interdependence among themselves. Booths swarmed with curiosity and taste-testing.
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The free library in Highland Square is a lending library
housed inside of a commissioned art piece. (Photo: Chris Miller)
Story by Thom Callahan courtesy of the Akronist
For those who appreciate art and possess a passion for books, both can be fulfilled in the courtyard adjacent to the Angel Falls Coffee Company, where the sleek, ready-to-read Highland Square Little Free Library opened recently.
“It’s a very communal thing, and I’m hoping that once the neighborhood realizes it’s here, it will become another place to meet in Highland Square,” notes Victoria Ramey.
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Tagged Akron, Akron Neighborhoods, Akron News, Akron Summit County Public Library, Angel Falls, Chuck Ayers, Community, Free Public Library, Highland Square, Northeast, Ohio