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  • Audrienne I. "Deen" Harris
    ... Harris, 94, of Ravenna, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at Hospice of Medina County. She was born July 30, 1920 in Kent, Ohio to the late Charles and Martha (Faust) Van Hyning. Deen has lived most of her life in Ravenna and was known for being ...

  • Tools for schools: Newspapers collecting school supplies for Summit/Portage schools
    ... is helping local children get off to a good start this school year. School supply donations will be collected at our Kent office and delivered to Summit County Children Services in Akron and the Center of Hope in Ravenna. Suggested donations include ...

  • Aurora Police Reports
    ... $3,700, resulting in overdraft fees of $1,401. Warrant arrest: During a traffic stop July 15, it was discovered a Kent man, who was a passenger in the car, had a warrant from Ravenna police. He was handed over to Ravenna authorities, and the driver ...

  • Tallmadge resident wins Matt Mishler Junior Portage County Amateur
    Darrin Hudak won the boys 12-and-younger age group at the eighth Matt Mishler Junior Portage County Amateur, which concluded July 28 at Oak Knolls Golf Club in Kent.

  • The tiny town that time, and elections, forgot may go out of existance
    ... is home -- and a point of pride. Her first husband had just gotten his doctorate back in 1963 when they came to Kent to teach and spotted an ad for a farmhouse built back in 1840. She remembers the days when Limaville had the energy to build the ...

  • Avalon, Barnes tied for lead in Junior Portage County Amateur
    Two Aurora teens are tied for the lead after the first of two rounds of boys 16-19 division play in the 2015 Matt Mishler Junior Portage County Amateur golf tournament. Alex Avalon and Parker Barnes both shot 75 to lead Evan Ferrara and Nick Mandalari, both of Kent, after the first round.

  • Men accused of impersonating FBI agents when they stole large amount of marijuana
    ... block of East Lowell Avenue and the intruders' alleged getaway driver. Sean Falcon McNulty, 32, of Akron Boulevard in Kent and Maurice Duley, 39, of McGowan Street in Akron allegedly entered the home wearing FBI T-shirts and armed with an AK-47 and ...

  • Ravenna building burns
    ... Sycamore Street. The single-story building remains standing after crews from Ravenna, Ravenna Township, Rootstown, Kent and Mantua extinguished the blaze by about 3:45 a.m., but Singleton said the fire essentially gutted the building's interior. ...

  • Pictures: Ilfracombe's cruise ship comes in
    ... America', about the first settlers who in 1587 founded the 'lost colony' of Roanoke. Robert and Ellen Walker from Kent, Ohio, told the Gazette Ilfracombe was the only stop in England for the Prinsendam and they had researched it on Google in ...

  • Ringside seat at a parade of shape-shifting memories
    ... ome nicely organized photo albums will eventually materialize. Kathy Baker lives, writes and attempts to sort photos in Kent, Ohio. She can be reached at kathybaker@neo.rr.com, or via the Record-Courier.

  • Akron City Council stops praying before meetings
    ... Rice said the projects are designed to make the trail more inviting to users in downtown Akron. Hudson Road closed in Kent: Kent Police said Tuesday that Hudson Road will be closed throughout the day for repaving. The thoroughfare will close between ...

  • Music_bsides_GracePotter
    ... - it was catchy enough for the bumble gum crowd and gritty enough for everyone else. Jessica Lea Mayfield A native of Kent, Ohio, Jessica Lea Mayfield started touring with her family's bluegrass band at 8 and recorded her first, homemade, "White ...

  • Turtle Hill Promises a Fun Weekend of Folk Music
    Turtle Hill Promises a Fun Weekend of Folk Music Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1RQ79QS At this year's Turtle Hill Folk Festival at the Rotary Sunshine Campus, September 11-13, Golden Link will be welcoming guest musicians from around the country, including John McCutcheon, John Kirk & Trish Miller, Dana & Susan Robinson, Hey Mavis , and Maria Gillard . Some are familiar faces in Rochester while others may be new discoveries, such as the Kent, Ohio-based band Hey Mavis, who wowed audiences at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival and George Eastman House Garden Vibes concerts.

  • Pluto: University of Akron cuts baseball - should football be next?
    ... schools to draw here," Pluto says. "Because on the weekends, it's Ohio State and it's the Browns. And this holds for Kent, it holds for Akron, it holds for a lot of these different schools." Pluto says he's been searching for a "grand conclusion" ...

  • Deadlines approach for Portage County individuals to file for fall ballot
    ... about the local races on this year's ballot. Voters will decide City Council seats as follows: five in Aurora, six in Kent, five plus the mayor in Ravenna and four plus the mayor in Streetsboro. VOTERS IN the county's seven villages will vote on 28 ...

  • 50th anniversary: Mr.-Mrs. Charles Pritts
    Fifty-plus people attended a celebration July 19 at the Hawthorn of Aurora clubhouse honoring Streetsboro residents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pritts for 50 years of marriage. The couple was married June 5, 1965 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Kent.

  • Chase ends in fatal crash in Streetsboro
    Beer notes: Nielsen report says Ohio is guzzling craft beer; ginger beer at Heinen's; Christmas Ale in July at Great Lakes Kent teen refuses to let cancer slow him down; Ben O'Daniel to join distance runner for last leg of Burning River 100 ultramarathon

  • Barbara Lee Lipp
    ... of the late, Ross & Minnie (Wintersteen) Evans. She has lived in Newton Falls for the past three years, formerly of Kent. Barbara married Donald Lipp on November 22, 1972. Barbara and Donald were blessed with 19 years of marriage before his passing ...

  • Lucy J. Taylor
    ... Betty Pinto of Columbus, Ohio, Wanda Armstrong of Courtland, Ohio, Gilberta Taylor of Mill Creek and Kelly Dempsey of Kent, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Kelsie Taylor, Denver Taylor III and Max Taylor also survive. Lucy was a graduate of Windham ...

  • Norwood Masonic Lodge helps Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department buy ladder truck
    ... in the Brasher-Winthrop Volunteer Fire Department, he said. Mr. LaShomb said he went online and located a used truck in Kent, Ohio. Then they sent some members of the department to Ohio to look at it. “We ended up buying the truck at a very ...

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