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Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Opioid addiction still major threat 

Addictions to opioids such as heroin, morphine and prescription pain relievers continues to affect people from all demographics.

Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

OhioCAN Portage sets Steps of Change event 

On May 20 OhioCAN Portage will host their 2nd Steps of Change event.

Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Portage forms substance abuse coalition 

Local community leaders have come together to form the Portage Substance Abuse Community Coalition. This group of organizations and individuals are dedicated to preventing and treating substance use disorders as well as advocating for funds and policies to address addiction.

Programs focus on Portage County youth
Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Programs focus on Portage County youth 

Youth are faced with many challenges. Few have the potential to affect their lives as greatly as their decisions about using drugs and alcohol. These choices can impact a young person's health, relationships, grades, career and even their freedom.

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Steps of Change is May 20
Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Steps of Change is May 20 

This is Not a War on Drugs it's a War on People. Yes, families impacted by substance use face stigma and shame. We pay dearly for the disease of addiction. Financially, mentally, physically and most important, emotionally.

Understanding substance abuse, addiction as a disease
Apr 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Understanding substance abuse, addiction as a disease 

In his recent landmark report, United States Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy reminds us that we need to change how our society views substance use disorders and addiction.

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Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

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Hudson Community Recreation and Education HCER Jump Start Sports Day Camp at Hudson Middle School DATES: 10 Weeks, May 30 August 4th AGE RANGE OF PARTICIPANTS: Entering Grades K-6 CONTACT: Michele Collins, HCER 330-653-1210, collinsm@hudson.

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Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

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Crazy For Camouflage, Furnace Run Metro Park / Brushwood Lodge, 4955 Townsend Rd., Richfield DATES: July 11, 12, 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. AGE RANGE OF PARTICIPANTS: 5 and 6 years Kids 5 and 6 can register for this exciting three-day drop-off camp.

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Theatre 8:15 Youth Summer Theatrical Classes 2017, 4740 Massillon Rd., Green DATES: June 5 - 24, 2017 AGE RANGE OF PARTICIPANTS: Ages 7 - 11, 10AM - 12:00PM; Ages 12 - 18, 12PM - 2:30PM. $130 If registered by May 1, 2017 $10 discount CONTACT: 330-896-0339; info@theatre815.

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Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

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Chess Camp, First United Methodist Church, 245 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls DATES: July 10-14; 9 am 4 pm AGE RANGE OF PARTICIPANTS: Kindergarten through High School CONTACT: 330-923-5241 Ext. 218, rrowe@firstchurchcf.com, www.firstchurchcf.

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Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

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Akron Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs, 4460 Rex Lake Drive, Akron. DATES: June through August, Sundays Friday (overnight camps) and Monday - Friday 10am-4pm (day camps). Traditional camp activities adapted to meet the needs of each camper.

Oct 2, 2016 4:00 AM

New architecture building links Kent State, downtown 

The new Architecture and Environmental Design Building, located on South Lincoln Street, stands not only as a symbol of Kent State University's growth and development, but also as a symbol of revitalization in the ever-changing downtown.

By Andrew Bugel | Staff Writer
Oct 2, 2016 4:00 AM

Design firm put students first 

Its strategic location on the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade and its goal of improving the learning environment for students are two of many characteristics of the new Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design building that make it special, Marion Weiss said when asked.

Oct 2, 2016 4:00 AM

Students leading firms in NE Ohio, represent countries around world 

Graduates of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design can be found in 23 of the 25 major architectural firms in northeast Ohio and also in firms in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Architect: Building makes an important statement
Oct 2, 2016 4:00 AM

Architect: Building makes an important statement 

Its location, its use of natural lighting, its openness and its careful adherence to environmental design principles make the new College of Architecture and Environmental Design building an exciting signature building for Kent State University has ever constructed, Architect Allan Renzi said.

Oct 2, 2016 4:00 AM

Kent State College of Architecture & Environmental Design making an impact 

Scheduled to be formally dedicated on Friday, Oct. 7, the new 117,000-square-foot, $49 million building that houses the Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design already is making an impact.The building, which opened for classes on Aug.

By David Dix | Publisher
Oct 2, 2016 4:00 AM

Get to know the new home of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design 

OUTSIDE: 91,000 Bricksn 91,000 Belden bricks were made to create the outside of the building. The color was created by Belden Brick to perfectly bring together colors from downtown Kent and Kent State campus to further make the building a bridge between campus and downtown.

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Rover band performing Queen songs as part of halftime show
Sep 20, 2016 4:00 AM

Rover band performing Queen songs as part of halftime show 

The Rootstown High School Marching Band is getting in the groove with Director Daniel McClowskey who was new to Rootstown last year."This is my second year as the Rootstown director of bands," McClowskey said.

By Kelly Maile | Staff Writer
Ravenna band regains numbers
Sep 20, 2016 4:00 AM

Ravenna band regains numbers 

The Ravenna High School band is regaining its lower register, thanks to a large freshman class.Band Director Drew Adametz said freshmen make up the largest group among his band of 49 students.

By Diane Smith | Staff Writer