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Gardeners host annual Flower/Photography Show
Jul 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Gardeners host annual Flower/Photography Show

The Portage County Gardeners recently held their annual Flower/Photography Show at the Gardeners' Center in Rootstown.

Jul 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Dreamsolvers to host Paint Night Fundraiser

Dreamsolvers Paint Night Fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. July 28 at 101 E. Highland Ave., at North Chestnut Street, in Ravenna. Those attending may create a painting together and eat pizza. The cost is $25 per person and includes the paint canvas and all paints needed, food and drink.

Jul 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Rummage sale set for Friday and Saturday

Christ Lutheran Church, 10827 N. Main St., Mantua, will sponsor its annual Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Their will be a large selection of many items and the sale is open to the public.

Jul 24, 2017 4:00 AM

People You Know

Monica Pozuc of Kent is on Dean's List Monica Pozuc of Kent was named to the spring 2017 semester Dean's List at Stevenson University in Owing Mills, Md. Students who earn the Dean's List honor must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a grade point average of a 3.

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Fox-Archer
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Fox-Archer

The engagement of Amanda Fox of Randolph, the daughter of Terry and Barb Fox of Randolph, to Michael Archer of Akron, the son of Jonelle Archer of Akron and Neal and Amy Archer of Wadsworth, is announced.

Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Been There, Done That

We've been having microwave oven issues lately. Well, kind of. Our friend's died and we told her to just take our spare one. She thought that meant we wouldn't have a spare then, so she bought one, used, for $13.

By Laura Nethken
Coen-Winstead
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Coen-Winstead

The engagement of Amy Coen of Centerville, the daughter of David and Tamara Coen of Mogadore, to Steven Winstead of Centerville, the son of Richard Winstead of Akron and Sandra Shaw of Doylestown, is announced.

Roosevelt scholarships funded by Foundation
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Roosevelt scholarships funded by Foundation

Four recent graduates of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent were awarded scholarships funded by the Kent City Schools Foundation through grants from donors. Ashley Spilker and Chloe Wise were awarded a Keith and Betty Bowers Scholarship, each totaling $2,000.

Magic show mesmerizes kids of all ages
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Magic show mesmerizes kids of all ages

The Drip E. Faucet Magic Show recently was held at Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna. This fun-filled entertainment program for families of all ages featured Drip E. Faucet, who is a magician, juggler, and plumber. The show includes a host of characters including Fuzz E. Bunny and Wiggle E.

Valdez-England
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Valdez-England

Katherine Elizabeth Valdez and Colin James England were united in marriage in a wedding ceremony held April 22, 2017, at The Overlook in Twin Lakes. The officiant was Kellie Harris. Dwayne and Michelle Douglas of Lake Charles, La., are the parents of the bride.

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Marshall-Hervol
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Marshall-Hervol

Emily Marshall became the bride of Patrick Hervol in a wedding ceremony held June 3, 2017, at the Chapel of Holy Spirit at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa. The Rev. Dan Walsh of Pittsburgh was the officiant. The parents of the bride are Chuck and Debbie Marshall of Atwater.

Brimfield Lions inducts new officers
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Brimfield Lions inducts new officers

Members of the Brimfield Lions Club inducted their new officers for membership year 2017-18.

Veterans Appreciation program held in Atwater
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Veterans Appreciation program held in Atwater

A Veterans Appreciation program recently was held at the Atwater Congregational Church. The event featured music from local artists and a performance by the Heritage Fife and Drum Team. Bob and Dorothy Hurd presented Lt.

Jul 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Trail Walkers to hike at Mogadore Reservoir

The Portage Trail Walkers will hike at 8:30 a.m. July 29 at Mogadore Reservoir. To reach the start of the hike, travel S.R. 43 south through Kent and Brimfield. Turn left (east) at Ankor Inn into the parking lot before the reservoir. The walk is 5.

Jul 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Wartime stories needed for history meeting

The Atwater Historical Society will meet at 7 pm. Wednesday at the Society Museum, 1219 S.R. 183, next to the Atwater Town Hall. The topic for the meeting will be the community's response when the country is called to war.

Jul 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Children's book sale is July 29 in Ravenna

The Friends of Reed Memorial Library will be hosting a special children's book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29 at the library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna.

Jul 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Solar eclipse program set in Randolph, Aug.

Gregg Crenshaw of the Astronomy Club of Akron will give a photographic presentation about the solar eclipse of August 2017 at 7 p.m. Aug. 1. The program will be held in the Community Center (located behind the Randolph Library) at 1639 S.R. 44.

Jul 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Bobcats in Ohio to be program topic at library

Jamie of the Ohio Wildlife Division will present a program all about bobcats in Ohio at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna. During this family program, participants will learn facts about bobcats, their hunting styles, and their homes.

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Kent foundation awards 4 grads scholarships
Jul 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent foundation awards 4 grads scholarships

Four recent graduates of Theodore Roosevelt High School were awarded scholarships funded by the Kent City Schools Foundation through grants from donors. Ashley Spilker and Chloe Wise were awarded Keith and Betty Bowers Scholarships, each totaling $2,000.

Around Ravenna
Jul 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Around Ravenna

Dr. Jay and Susan Richardson are enjoying their retirement. Nothing more fulfilling than spending time with family and friends. A recent trip with three other couples was to Collingwood, Canada. All the men were in the Ohio State Marching Band while in college.