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  • Crop Walk is Oct. 11 in Kent
    A Crop Walk will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 11, beginning at Lake Brady United Methodist Church, 1995 Brady Lake road, Kent.

  • The empty nest can be full of surprising opportunities
    ... lest I forget: While they're off tasting the world without us on the great train-track of life: (Debra-Lynn B. Hook of Kent, Ohio, has been writing about family life since 1988. Visit her website at; email her at ...

  • Ralph Lewis Oates
    Ralph was born April 19, 1938 in Alliance to Michael and Felicia Oates. He was a graduate of Kent State University and the University of Akron School of Law, and practiced law in Kent for over forty years.

  • Susan K. Elder
    Susan K. Elder, 60, of Kent, Ohio formerly of Mingo Junction, Ohio passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna, Ohio.

  • Filipp Polz
    An employment opportunity brought him to Kent, a city he instantly fell in love with and would call home for the next 56 years.

  • PRPD recognizes Nuzum for career achievements with Otto Award
    ... public radio for 19 years before joining Audible in May as s.v.p. of original content. He began his career at WKSU in Kent, Ohio, as a student employee before becoming the station's program director. He went on to join NPR in 2004. "Don Otto ...

  • Portage Pathways: Humble origins didn't deter banker-businessman Enos Brainerd
    ... a hardware, stove and tin shop in Ravenna, which he operated for several years. That led to an association with Marvin Kent, who was born in Ravenna and whose business interests were located there before his involvement with the community that now ...

  • Kathy Kautzky Chappelear
    Kathy Kautzky Chappelear lost her battle with lung cancer in her home in Kent on October 2, 2015 where she had raised her family since 1970.

  • Western Reserve Academy news
    ... Club. WRA lost a heartbreaker Sept. 28. Tallmadge earned a 163-164 victory over the Pioneers at Maplecrest Golf Club in Kent. Wang led Reserve with a 36 to earn medalist honors. Rounding out the team scoring were Escott (42), Owen Wiesner (42) and ...

  • The Red Twig presents "Pinktober" events to benefit The Gathering Place
    During "Pinktober," The Red Twig will raise awareness of breast cancer with events and donations to support The Gathering Place in Beachwood, a resource for those touched by cancer. The Red Twig, 5245 Darrow Road, Hudson Park Center, will feature the work of Kent photographer and journalist Debra-Lynn Hook throughout the month.

  • Tallmadge football team picks up first win of the season
    The ball-hogging Tallmadge football team ran 74 plays from scrimmage against Kent Roosevelt Sept. 25 at Thomas Rossiaky Stadium.

  • Hudson girls soccer team beats Kent to remain unbeaten
    The Hudson girls soccer team improved to 11-0-2 with a 2-1 victory over Kent Roosevelt Oct. 3 at Kent Roosevelt High School's Stanton Stadium. All three goals were scored in the first half.

  • Volleyball Drops Five Set Grind Match at UConnThe University of...
    ... had 14 digs for UC and has recorded double-digit digs in all but one match this season. - Sophomore Cortnee Bowser (Kent, Ohio/Theodore Roosevelt) led Cincinnati with five blocks, including two solo blocks. ALVEY'S ADDITIONS "It was a very hard ...

  • Two jailed in Kent State University ROTC van arsons
    Three men have been indicted by a Portage County grand jury in connection with the burning of two Kent State University Army ROTC vans in February.

  • Bike, truck collision in Kent
    Kent police investigate a crash between a bicycle and a truck around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Stow Symphony to perform fall concert in Kent
    The Stow Symphony Orchestra will perform its fall concert Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The concert, which opens the symphony's 18th season, will be at the Ludwig Recital Hall in the Kent State University Center for the the Performing Arts. Featured on the program will be The Ohio Premier of Elena Roussanova Lucas' Orchestral Suite 'The Great Chaplin,' Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No.

  • Graham Road closure Friday for Stow-Munroe Falls HS Homecoming Parade
    This Friday Oct. 2 the Stow Police Department will close Graham Rd to eastbound traffic at Fishcreek Road . Close Fairchild Ave in the city of Kent to westbound traffic at Silver Meadows Blvd. Close Graham Rd at Kings Mill Blvd. Traffic from the Kings Mill allotment should enter/exit their neighborhood at the Fishcreek Rd entrance.

  • William P. "Billy" Ferris
    William P. "Billy" Ferris, 46, of Kent, died Wednesday, September 27, 2015 at Akron City Hospital, where he had been a patient for three days following a heart attack.

  • Botched home invasion nets Cuyahoga man prison time
    A Cuyahoga County man will serve prison time after being convicted of participating in a botched home invasion in Kent in April.

  • Harry Gilcrest's lasting legacy still felt in Ravenna today
    ... so because her vote was to name the entire stadium after Gilcrest -- not just the field. Gilcrest was born in 1911 in Kent, where he was raised on his family's celery farm. He graduated from Kent Roosevelt High School in 1930 and Kent State ...

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