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  • Come to Grand Opening of Centerpeace Yoga and Wellness in Kent

    Chamber Welcome Centerpeace Yoga and Wellness Grand Opening Set For Saturday! The Kent Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated its third ribbon cutting of the year by welcoming Centerpeace Yoga and Wellness to the area. Located at 1951 SR 59 - Suite D - the yoga and wellness facility is owned and operated by Amanda Edwards and Nichole Catalano-Miller.



  • Register for CPR and First Aid Training in Kent

    CPR/First Aid Training Kent P & R is hosting a ODJFS approved CPR/First Aid Training for any teachers, child care workers, or anyone else that might need to receive this certification.



  • Kent: Check Out The Institute For New Feeling

    The Institute for New Feeling Felt Book The Institute for New Feeling January 30 - March 27, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday January 30, 2015, 6:00 - 9:00 PM The Institute for New Feeling is an art collective dedicated to the development of new ways of feeling, and ways of feeling new. IfNf creates artwork in the form of treatments, therapies, retreats, research studies and products that play with the corporate manipulation of human desire.



  • DesignLabWorkshop's Solar Bytes Pavilion Illuminates the Sun's Path

    The latest experimental project from Kent, Ohio-based interdisciplinary studio DesignLabWorkshop is a 3D-printed pavilion that incorporates smart technologies, like light sensors and photovoltaics, to track and record the sun's exposure throughout the day. Called the Solar Bytes Pavilion , the structure comprises 94 modules, or "bytes," that each contain an integrated solar-powered LED, solar panel, and light sensor that work independently to store energy.



  • Enjoy 'For the Love of Fashion' in Kent

    Join College Town Kent as we present For The Love Of Fashion, a fashion show featuring the hottest 2015 trends for clothing, hair and makeup while showcasing local retail shops. And while you enjoy the show you will be treated to food tastings from area restaurants.



  • On With The Show

    MUSICAL ACTIVITIES Jan. 23-24, 29-31 - Cleveland Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 and 15, 8 p.m. other dates, Severance Hall in Cleveland. Jan. 23-24, Feb. 7 - Tri-C High School Rock Off, House of Blues in Cleveland.



  • Crash suspect's competency undecided

    An Ohio court is still considering whether a man who troopers say was traveling at more than 125 mph will be competent to stand trial on charges that he killed a 77-year-old couple in a fiery crash on the Ohio Turnpike. Andrew Gans of Kent, Ohio, was found incompetent to stand trial last year and sent to a psychiatric hospital in Toledo.



  • Hudson, Kent, Cuyahoga Falls police departments involved in Stow man's arrest

    Three police departments were involved in the arrest of a 27-year-old Stow man after a burglary in Hudson. Robert Levelle of Americana Drive was arrested Jan. 11 and charged with telecommunication harassment, theft and burglary by Hudson Police, with cooperation from Kent and Cuyahoga Falls police.



  • Letter accuses retiring Brimfield police chief of sexual harassment

    A letter sent to retiring Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver accuses him of sexually harassing one of his department's officers. Oliver announced Friday that he is retiring in the wake of a two-week suspension for an administrative policy violation.



  • Brimfield Township police chief resigns

    KENT, Ohio - A small-town Ohio police chief who drew an outsize following with his blunt, frequently humorous Facebook commentary is resigning days after being suspended.



  • Actors' Summit hosts talk backs after select 'Einstein' shows

    Actors' Summit will host a series of post-show talk backs during its regional premiere run of Einstein. The production opens Jan. 16 and runs through Feb. 1 at Greystone Hall in downtown Akron.



  • Court upholds contract ruling against ex-Kent State coach

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  • South Lincoln Street in Kent closed through Thursday

    One lane of traffic on S. Lincoln Street in Kent between Main and Summit streets will be closed for underground utility work through Thursday.



  • School Notes

    Treasurer Bill Volosin said the levy currently generates about $3.2 million per year for operating expenses, and costs the owner of a $100,000 property about $168 a year. In other action, the Board approved hiring Harmon School building secretary Cynthia Richards for an introductory period of 100 work days effective Jan. 5. Gerald Kohanski will continue to be president of the Board, with Pam Mehallis as vice president.



  • Ray's Place to host beer dinner, United Way fundraiser

    Ray's Place in Kent is teaming up again with the United Way of Portage County to host a craft beer and food fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 25. There will be six beers - organizers aren't announcing the brands in advance - and five will be paired with food from Chef Robert Paone. There also will be a silent auction and door prizes.



  • South Side News & Notes

    Green City Council convened for an organizational meeting Jan. 6 to elect new officers for 2015 and assign members to committees. Councilman Chris Humphrey was chosen to serve as Council president, replacing Councilman Gerard Neugebauer at the helm.



  • Porthouse schedules season auditions

    Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's outdoor, summer theatre on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will have auditions for its 2015 season on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at Kent State University. Auditions are Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Feb. 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kent State University's Center for the Performing Arts.



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