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Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Library offers a varietyof activities in January 

Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna will be closed on Jan. 16 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Normal hours will resume on Jan. 17. The library will be presenting an introductory class about Craigslist, an online classified advertisements website at 6 p.m. Jan. 17.

Women's Social Club of Kent hosts 'Harlem Nights'
Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Women's Social Club of Kent hosts 'Harlem Nights' 

The Women's Social Club of Kent recently held a themed night holiday party called "Harlem Nights, A Black and White Affair" at the Black Wolf Hall in Stow. Members and guests were encouraged to step out in their "dressed to impress" black and white or Harlem Renaissance inspired attire.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Last gift for woman who does too much

The last gift of Christmas came late on Dec. 25, stealing in like the ghost of Jacob Marley to rule the remains of the holiday season.

By Debra-lynn B. Hook Tribune News Service
Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Been There, Done That

Winter kind of took our Beagle Boy Cletus by surprise. He wasn't too sure what that white stuff on the ground was and it was still up for debate on whether he liked it or not. He doesn't always get right down to business outside and by the time he does, his feet are freezing.

By Laura Nethken
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Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Baldwin Wallace students join Dayton C. Miller Honor Society 

Local students stand among a distinguished group of students at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea who have reached BW's pinnacle of academic honor society achievement with fall 2016 induction into the Dayton C. Miller Honor Society.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Miami University students study abroad in summer 

Students at Miami University in Oxford spent the summer 2016 semester studying abroad.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Vital Statistics 

DISSOLUTIONS Teresa Matos and George Matos, both of Kent Amanda G. Schmidt, of Solon, and Eric A. Schmidt, of Cleveland Melissa Burdette, of Ravenna, and Walter Burdette, of Hiram Heather J. Ribelin and Benjamin M.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Gency named to Who's Who 

Brandon Gency of Streetsboro is a recipient of Who's Who Among Students at Ashland University.Gency is majoring in entrepreneurship. He is the son of Robert and Bridget Gency of Streetsboro and a 2013 graduate of Streetsboro High School.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

McMichael is on Dean's List 

Kevin McMichael Named to Dean's List at Biola University McMichael was one of 1,575 students who were named to the Dean's List. Biola students are placed on the Dean's List to honor those with a grade point average of 3.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Belmont Univ. announces Dean's List 

The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., for the fall 2016 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

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Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Bailey family welcomes son, Theo Jasper 

Daniel and Nicole Bailey of Canton are the parents of newborn Theo Jasper Bailey. He arrived Dec. 30 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna and weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Older brothers are Brody Bailey, 6, Noah Bailey, 3, and Kaleb Bailey, 1.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Kyleigh Ann Sawyer makes her debut 

Brandon Sawyer and Dana Stebbins of Streetsboro announce the birth of their daughter, Kyleigh Ann Sawyer. She arrived Dec. 23 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. Maternal grandparents are Brenda Richards of Aurora and Dean and Michelle Stebbins of Mantua.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Bryce Carter is newest in Sells family 

Joshua and Kailley Sells of Rootstown announce the birth of their son, Bryce Carter Sells. He arrived Dec. 28 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna and weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Older brothers are Michael, 18, and Jaxon, 1.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

William Carter Cummings is new arrival 

William Carter Cummings is the newborn son of Caleb and Kiley Cummings of Ravenna. He arrived Dec. 26 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna and weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces.

Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Slaker-Donovan 

Nicole A. Slaker became the bride of Brad A. Donovan in a New Year's Eve wedding ceremony held Dec. 31, 2016, in Deerfield. The Rev. Danielle Coontz was the officiant. The bride is the daughter of Evelyn Slaker of Deerfield and Robert Stafford of Valley, Wash.

Total body approach to 'new you'
Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Total body approach to 'new you' 

New Year's resolutions typically focus on reactive goals like losing weight or getting back into that workout routine. However, thinking about resolutions in a more proactive, long-term way can give you more motivation and the willpower to stick with it.

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Hiltons celebrate their 50th year of marriage
Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Hiltons celebrate their 50th year of marriage 

Robert and Elizabeth Hilton of Kent recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Elizabeth A. Lind and Robert L. Hilton were united in marriage in a Jan. 14, 1967, wedding ceremony held at Concordia Lutheran Church in Akron.

Boswell-Fedor
Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Boswell-Fedor 

The engagement of Breanna Marie Boswell of Aurora, the daughter of Michael and Kimberly Boswell of Aurora, to Jordan Thomas Fedor of Mantua, the son of Ron and Sherry Fedor of Mantua, is announced.

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Easy Potluck Party Dishes
Jan 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Easy Potluck Party Dishes 

As the saying goes, sharing is caring, and nothing spreads a little love like a potluck gathering among family and friends. Whether you're celebrating the holidays or at a watch party for your favorite team, bring a simple make-and-take recipe for a tasty good time.

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Jan 14, 2017 4:00 AM

UFOs: Fact or fiction? is program topic 

The Kent Free Library will host Thomas Wertman, Ohio's chief field investigator for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18 for a free, all-ages discussion of ufology.