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Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Jonathan Scibiur named to Dean's List

Jonathan Scibiur has been named to the Dean's List at Ohio Christian University in Circleville for the spring 2017 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better and be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Jaret Skonieczny earns scholarship

Jaret W. Skonieczny of Aurora has received the National Merit Bowdoin College Scholarship. He is a graduate of Western Reserve Academy in Hudson. Founded in 1794, Bowdoin is one of the nation's oldest liberal arts colleges.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Hannah Kirk of Garrettsville earns degree

Hannah Kirk of Garrettsville recently graduated from Wittenberg University in Springfield with a major in communications. Interim University President Dick Helton led the Commencement celebration, congratulating the 430 members of the class of 2017 in his opening remarks.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Been There, Done That

As we have done for the past several years, Dave and I dutifully started our garden plants from seeds. Watering them every day, turning them so they have to grow back to the sunlight -- and watching them die one by one. Or sometimes in droves.

By Laura Nethken
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Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Local students earn degrees at Findlay

More than 1,100 graduates were recognized for earning degrees from the University of Findlay for the academic year 2016-17. Students earning doctoral, master's, bachelor's or associate degrees were invited to walk in the University's commencement ceremonies onMay 6.

Windham class of 1967 hosts 50-year reunion
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Windham class of 1967 hosts 50-year reunion

When a group of kids graduated from high school 50 years ago, people would expect that most of them would have gone their separate ways forever. Not, however, if it was the Windham High School class of 1967, who have remained loyal to their tiny alma mater and each other through the years.

By George Belden
Fairy gardens abound at Kelso House
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Fairy gardens abound at Kelso House

About 25 people attended the Party'n With Plants event recently held in the McCormick room at the Brimfield Historical Society's Kelso House.

Cardboard Challenge brings students together
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Cardboard Challenge brings students together

It was a great use for recycled cardboard as Rootstown Local Schools welcomed all students from the elementary school and the middle school to join high school students in the first district-wide Cardboard Challenge.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Weston Barrett Kuzma arrives on May 31

Logan and Sarah Kuzma of Randolph announce the birth of their first child, Weston Barrett Kuzma. The newborn arrived May 31 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Terry and Ruth Doan of Deerfield are the maternal grandparents.

Option 4 program students are honored at Maplewood
Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Option 4 program students are honored at Maplewood

Maplewood Career Center in Ravenna recently held an awards ceremony to recognize the 12 students in the Option 4 program.

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Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Ask the photographer

Choosing a wedding photographer can be a tricky business. Start by finding a photographer to whom both you and your fiance are drawn through their personal style. But what else do you need to know? There are several questions you need answered before you hand over a check.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Caribbean honeymoon

Continue the "fun-in-the-sun" style of a summer wedding by relaxing beachside on your honeymoon.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Embellished invitations

Invitations are more than just pieces of paper. Adding details to your paper products is a great way to add personality and originality to your wedding in a budget-friendly way. Think outside the box by adding or changing traditional elements for something more unexpected.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Dress trends

Choosing a wedding gown can be one of the hardest decisions a woman makes. It is built up through history, through the media and through the sheer fact that it is most likely one of the most expensive garment purchases she will make in her lifetime.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Seasonal touches

Whether you're planning outdoor nuptials or a reception in the comfort of air conditioning, there are a lot of things to consider while preparing decor. While details feel important, don't get lost in them. Pick just a few areas and concentrate your efforts there.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Taking it outdoors

While holding weddings in a church remains the most popular venue for marriage celebrations, more and more brides are seeking alternative settings. Summer can be a great season to embrace the great outdoors and work with the beauty of nature for your wedding.

Jun 25, 2017 4:00 AM

There's an App for That

Planning and celebrating your wedding has never been easier thanks to the technology of smartphones and other handheld devices.

Aspire/ABLE graduation recognition held at Maplewood Career Center
Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Aspire/ABLE graduation recognition held at Maplewood Career Center

Fifty-four students recently graduated from the Adult Basic Literacy and Education (ABLE) GED program at Maplewood Career Center in Ravenna with about 200 guests in attendance.

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Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Reed Memorial Library sets storytimes for July

Children's Storytimes have been set for the month of July at Reed Memorial Library, located at 167 E. Main St., Ravenna.

Jun 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Elliott Gene Krysinski makes his debut

Marc and Paula Krysinksi of Garrettsville announce the arrival of their son, Elliott Gene Krysinski. He was born June 10 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, weighing 9 pounds, 1 ounce. Older brothers are Alexander, 6 1/2, and Henry, 22 months.