Angela Ehrich, daughter of Randolph residents Shirley and Michael Ehrich has been selected as a member of the Kent State University 2016 Homecoming Court.Angela is a 2013 graduate of Waterloo High School and a senior at KSU majoring in psychology.
Children in grades four through eight may visit Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna at 2 p.m. Saturday for a special "Tech Time" program.Participants will create a technology project. Registration is required for this program.
Eileen Kutinsky hosted Jr. Thursday Literary Club's opening meeting at the pavilion on her farm. Twelve members and guests enjoyed shelter from the rainiest opening meeting the club has had in years.
A Texas Hold'em poker tournament is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Windham Fire Department on Center Street.Doors open at 1 p.m. for the cash game. A $50 buy-in gets $25,000 in chips. Payout is 75 percent of money raised, with 25 percent to the Windham Fire Department.
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The Atwater Lions will host a rummage sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Atwater Town Hall, 1219 S.R. 183, Atwater. Donations are requested and will be accepted from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at the Atwater Town Hall. No shoes, clothing, or televisions.
A spray paint art program, taught by Kent State University art student Megan Summers of Rootstown, recently was held at the Randolph Branch of the Portage County District Library. Participants used spray paint to make art paintings that resembled outer space and the cosmos.
A Trash & Treasure Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kent United Methodist Church, 1435 E. Main St.The sale is open to the public.
The Kent Lions Club recently inducted a new member. In attendance at the induction ceremony are, from left, Leo Lux, who inducted new member Jim Stroble, Jane Gwinn (sponsor) and President Wayne Wilson.
To celebrate an "October Fling" theme, the Portage County Chapter No. 600 of International Parents Without Partners will hold a hot soup and chili supper from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave., Tallmadge. Cost is $5 per person.
The fourth annual Liberty Camp for Kids took place this year on the grounds of the Portage County Historical Society in Ravenna. The camp is held by a local nonprofit organization called Liberty Camp for Kids, Inc.
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It's nearly the end of campground season, which always is a bummer for Dave and me, but this was the first year for our Beagle Boy Cletus. I think he's going to be crushed when next Friday rolls around and we're not loading the Jeep when I get home from work.
Recently in this university town, in this battleground swing state Ohio, the millennial man of the hour, former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, came riding through with a message.
Millennials Need To Hear Their Own Voices In The Voting Booth
LaRee Nelson and Nathan Boring to wed on May 20, 2017
The Roberts Conservatory of Dance, located 232 W. Main St. in Ravenna, had a successful and fun-filled year with performances, parties, parades, community events and more.
Zachary Stahl of Aurora was among 20 Baldwin Wallace °University Honors Program students who °participated in a service-learning experience this spring with °Mission Guatemala, a United Methodist Church-affiliated organization.
Brooke Huhn and Marcus Gillis are wed on July 9, 2016
Members of the Kent State High School class of 1956 recently gathered at Laziza's Restaurant in downtown Kent for a 60-year reunion. The group has been gathering every five years since their 20-year reunion. Of the 24 attending, 15 were classmates.
Beverly Bormuth Beutler shared memories of a trip to Germany she and her sister, Crystal Whelan, took several weeks ago to visit family, most of whom they hadn't met before. She writes as follows:"We finally took our trip to Germany.
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Claire Maxwell of Kent left Sept. 1 for a three-month semester studying at Harding University's study abroad program in England.As part of the HUE curriculum, Maxwell, a marketing major, will spend the semester immersed in English culture.
n Willow Dawn Whitely is the newborn daughter of Courtney and Matthew Whitely of Deerfield.She arrived Aug. 31 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna and weighed 7 pounds. Older siblings are Brianna Hadsell, 3, and Mason Hadsell, 1.