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  • Wells/Thomas
    Chris and Traci Wells of Delphos announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan, to Tyler Thomas, son of David and Rebecca Thomas of Kent. The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of St. John's High School and a 2014 graduate of Kent State University, earning a bachelor's of science degree in speech pathology and audiology.

  • George Pittinger
    George Thomas Pittinger of Kent passed away on February 28, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.

  • Robin June Lester
    ... care of her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Terry Lester; daughters, Lisa (Jozsef) Jakab of Kent and Nicole (Michael) Stephan of Rootstown; grandchildren, Savannah Stephan, Jozsef Jakab, and Zoltan Jakab; sisters, Tammy ...

  • OBITUARY: Larry K. Bangtson
    ... from IBM with 32 years of service. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Church and the American Legion Post in Kent. He enjoyed coaching, golfing, hunting and spending time with his grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Lucy ...

  • Tallmadge Rotary Club shares its 30th anniversary with PolioPlus
    ... to help eliminate polio. The Tallmadge Rotary will celebrate its 30th anniversary March 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bricco in Kent, 210 S. Depeyster St. Current and former Tallmadge Rotary Club members are invited to attend. For more information, contact ...

  • No rest for the weary? Hudson boys hoops team topples Kent
    ... head coach Jeff Brink and his squad very little time for preparation for the Feb. 24 non-league road encounter at Kent Roosevelt. But things ended up turning out very well for the Explorers, who put together back-to-back road wins with a 72-58 ...

  • Rootstown eyes JEDD with Tallmadge, Kent or Ravenna
    An exploratory committee led by Rootstown Trustee David McIntyre and made up of business owners, residents and school officials is looking into creating a joint economic development district within Rootstown Township. The committee on Feb. 24 at the Rootstown Trustees meeting recommended the board of trustees explore establishing a JEDD with one of three cities: Ravenna, Tallmadge or Kent.

  • Coming Sunday in R-C sports
    1. Coverage of the Kent State men's basketball team's matchup with the Buffalo Bulls at the M.A.C. Center in Kent. 5. Saturday's high school scoreboard and roundup for all of the action throughout the Portage County and the Portage Trail Conference.

  • Fatal crash suspect deemed competent to stand trail
    A Kent, Ohio man who had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in a fiery crash on the Ohio Turnpike that killed a Toledo couple has been declared competent to stand trial but will remain at a psychiatric hospital for further evaluation. Andrew Gans, 25, was found competent by Sandusky County Common Pleas Judge John P. Dewey, said his attorney, Terrence Rudes of Port Clinton.

  • Dorothy L. Lantz
    ... Town and Eva, Mia, Addison and Carson McLaughlin, all of Martinsburg; one sister, Sue Nolte and husband, Don, of Kent, Ohio; and one brother-in-law, Paul Lance of Syracuse, N.Y. Friends will be received Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5-8 p.m. at Poling-St. ...

  • One and out for Aurora High icers
    In a game featuring Portage County's only two high school ice hockey teams, the Kent Roosevelt Rough Riders notched their 20th victory of the 2014-15 campaign, defeating Aurora 8-0 in opening round play of the district tournament Feb. 19. The Greenmen finished their season at 8-11-1, while Kent advanced to the next round of the tourney with a 3-2, two-overtime victory over Hudson on Feb. 21. Kent set the tone early in the contest when forward Lauri Latvala scored 21 seconds into the game on an assist from Gabe Smith. The Rough Riders piled up four additional first period goals -- one each by Latvala and Smith and two by Lyndon Rainey.

  • Louis A. Svette
    ... cards, listening to live polka music, doing crafts and playing bingo. Louis was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Kent and American Legion Post 496. Louis is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Mary Svette; brothers John (Dorothy) Svette, ...

  • Akron Snow Angels hand out clothes to needy
    Tara Murphy of Kent gives a coat to Joe Mullen of Cuyahoga Falls during one of her stops as an Akron Snow Angel volunteer Sunday in Akron. Akron Snow Angel volunteers tie hats and scarves to the West Market Street bridge over Route 59 Sunday in Akron.

  • VIDEO: Winter scenes in Kent, Ohio
    Here is a video which shows what a few sections of Kent, Ohio looked like on Feb. 21 and 22, 2015.

  • Portage County pic of the week
    Temperatures reached a record low of minus-18 degrees in the Kent area on Feb. 20, and it was the second day in a row that area schools were closed. More snow - about 4 to 5 inches - fell on Feb. 21, as snow piles along roads and parking lots continue to mount.

  • Chamber Chatter
    ... trustee or at the Chamber office. Chamber's Casino Night will take place Feb. 28 at Underwood Hall, 1945 Mogadore Road, Kent. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and tables will open at 7 p.m. The Tallmadge Chamber of ...

  • Kent State Museum spotlights Women and World War I fashions
    If you are a history enthusiast and also enjoy fashion then here is a suggestion for an interesting day trip. Just head to Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and visit the University Museum's exhibit "The Great War: Women and Fashion in a World at War, 1912-1922" which is running now through July 5. Kent is approximately a 45 minute drive from Cleveland.

  • Mary E. Overby Fertig
    ... Glenn (Little Glenn) E. Fertig IV, brother, Jack Overby and sister, Connie Grooms. Mary lived most of her life in Kent and Deerfield, Ohio where she and her husband Glenn E. Fertig II raised their 4 children. Glenn (Katherine) Fertig III, Toni (Tom) ...

  • Rebecca P. Moore
    REBECCA P. MOORE The beloved wife of the late Ralph H. Moore; the dear mother of Roland T. Moore of Cleveland, OH; Rosalie "Rosie" Moore of West Vancouver, BC, Canada and Kent, OH and Ruth E. Moore of Austin, TX.

  • Probation for Kent man caught possessing child pornography in 2013
    A Kent man has been sentenced to probation and labeled a sex offender after pleading guilty to owning or possessing child pornography in August 2013.

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