A sure sign of spring's arrival

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Jason Tatka walks along the beach with his Huskies Mya and Sasha at Bow Wow Beach Dog Park in Stow on Tuesday, March 16.[Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal]
Stephen Archer gets set to throw the ball as Elvis, a Redbone Coonhound owned by Todd Butchko starts to run for the ball at Bow Wow Beach Dog Park on Tuesday March 16, in Stow. Archer was there with his dog Nyx, a Border Collie mix. [Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal]
Stephen Archer's dog Nyx, a Border Collie mix, swims back with the ball at Bow Wow Beach Dog Park on Tuesday, March 16. The Stow park, located on Stow Road, reopened this past week for the season, much to the delight of the dogs and their owners.  [Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal]