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Kent Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kent, OH.
  • City Council OKs rezoning for used car dealership on West Avenue
    ... which will include West Avenue as an area with mixed zoning. Councilman Craig Sisak said the row of car dealerships on Kent Road in Kent does well because it's similar to an auto mile.. Denny Thompson, owner of West & Industry and co-owner of ...

  • Donald E. Flynt
    ... n has taken place. A gathering of family and friends will take place on Saturday, May 2nd from 2:00-6:00 PM at the Old Kent Jailhouse in Fred Fuller Park, 497 Middlebury Road in Kent. Condolences and memories may be shared at

  • Chamber Chatter
    Members are invited to attend A Taste of Italian Wines business networking event sponsored by Montrose Auto Group & Wounded Warrior Family Support which will take place April 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Ultimate Jet Charter, 6060 W. Airport Drive, North Canton. Thank you to all who are participating in the Multi-Chamber Networking Event on April 28. We have filled all our openings and are excited for this inaugural event at Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center at 215 S. Depeyster St. in Kent.

  • Portage County Historical Society presents awards
    ... county history and passed it on to future generations. His grandmother, Charlotte Weaver, was the informal historian of Kent in the post-Civil War years and was instrumental in having the Woman's Relief Corps Civil War Memorial erected in 1928 at ...

  • Ravenna, Kent mayors in food drive challenge
    Ravenna Mayor Joe Bica and Kent Mayor Jerry Fiala have thrown down the challenge to see which community can raise the most food and money for its respective hot meals program.

  • "How I Met Your Mother" Star Cobie Smulders Reveals Secret Battle with Ovarian Cancer
    ... by April 15 -- but Friday is actually the day you've earned enough this year to pay your tax bill, according to o... (KENT, Ohio) - Still trying to figure out what to do with all those CDs and DVDs that have collected in your living room and den?If ...

  • Guns On Campus?
    ... years ago this week, on Monday, May 4, 1970. That day, there was another in a series of anti-Vietnam War protests at Kent State University, in Kent, Ohio. There had been demonstrations not only on the campus but also in downtown Kent, and Republican ...

  • Joseph Daniel Jarrell
    ... dolph, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home, 628 West Main Street, Kent, Ohio 44240. Bissler and Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.

  • One arrested following investigation into Ravenna heroin overdose death
    Following an investigation into a drug overdose in Ravenna, the Portage County Drug Task Force arrested a former Kent man and charged him with two felonies for allegedly selling heroin to another person.

  • Officials hope Streetsboro's Market Square Plaza can be rejuvenated
    ... with a mix of uses, but Broska said that sort of vision would take a long time to realize. "IF YOU LOOK at downtown Kent, consider how long it took them to put that together," he said. "Contrary to popular opinion, it's not something that happens ...

  • Davey O. in Concert w/ Lynne Taylor (Opening) at Paradise Cafe...
    ... no comparison to be made, either musically or lyrically. The daughter of a folk musician and a poet, Lynne grew up in Kent, Ohio during the sixties and seventies, and absorbed the social consciousness of that time. She has always felt that music was ...

  • Penn State Baseball: Penn State Looks To Split Series With Kent State
    Apr 20, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; A baseball sits on the field before the game between the Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports Penn State baseball traveled to Kent, Ohio on Monday as they try to earn a season-series split with the Kent State Golden Flashes.

  • Annabel - "Another Day, Another Vitamin"
    ... the first single off of Annabel's forthcoming Evan Weiss-produced record Having It All , back in March, and today the Kent, Ohio-based band has presented their latest offering. "Another Day, Another Vitamin" shifts between stop-and-start commanding ...

  • Criteria set for new Lorain leaders
    ... Klinar, who also worked for the Wellington and Westlake school districts, is principal at Roosevelt High School in Kent where he was hired in 2011. Klinar told board members he'll take a collaborative approach with staff and use creative ideas to ...

  • Margaret (Flogge) Chiarucci
    Margaret Chiarucci, 93, loving mother and grandmother and former resident of Jessie Avenue, Kent, died Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at The Gables of Kent Ridge, surrounded by her loving family.

  • The lens of the media, then and now
    ... recruiting. We pulled all of our armed services recruiting commercials off-the-air, immediately." May 4 Byers was at Kent State when four people were shot and killed during war protests on May 4, 1970 . The event gave him --- as a reporter and a ...

  • Time to make voting easier for everyone, including Ohio's college students: State Rep....
    Guest columnist State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) represents the 75th Ohio House District in Portage County. She is a former election official and a noted expert in election law. Follow Rep. Clyde at @KathleenClyde. She argues in favor of removing ...

  • Kay Young Herring McFarland
    Kay Young Herring McFarland, born July 11, 1947 in Ravennaand residing most of her life in Kent, died quietly from complications of cancer treatment on April 15th surrounded by loved ones and family.

  • GALLERY: Dale Adams Enterprises building in Kent eyes for makeover as ...
    A new chapter is set to be written for a Kent landmark building with many stories to tell, from 18th century Ohio frontier adventures to classic cars returning to life.

  • Star of the West mill in Kent faces possible replacement from new Willard facility
    A landmark in the Kent skyline and one of the city's longest-running businesses faces an uncertain future as construction of a facility that could replace it looms.

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