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Kent Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kent, OH.
  • Susan Messino
    Susan Messino, 59, of Kent, passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna following a lifelong battle with a chronic blood disease, thalassemia.

  • F. Lester Yost
    ... the late Fredrick and Grace (Greenwald) Yost in Pittsburgh, PA. He has lived in Ravenna since 1996 and was formerly of Kent. Mr. Yost was preceded in death by his daughter Darrell Simms. He is survived by his wife Lois (Fordyce) Yost whom he married ...

  • Portage Pathways: Santa took to the skies for Christmas in 1914
    ... visit 100 years ago. At least that's the image France Dry Goods Co., the four-story emporium located in downtown Kent, was promoting in its Christmas advertising in the Kent Courier in 1914. The full-page advertisement, listing gift suggestions from ...

  • Couple combines wedding with weekly worship service
    When the Rev. Kent Wartick preached about Christian marriage during his sermon Sunday morning at Faith Lutheran Church in Kent, Ohio, congregants didn't have to look far for a real-life example.

  • Marlene M. (Yutzy) Kuhns
    Marlene M. Kuhns, of Middlebury Road in Kent, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.

  • Valerie Lynn Chechak
    She enjoyed a long career as a bookkeeper for Escott & Co. in Kent where she started working after high school and retired last March after 39 years of service.

  • ASU's women start slowly, rally to win
    The Arkansas State women picked up their first road victory of the season by defeating Kent State 59-44 on Wednesday night at the M.A.C. Center in Kent, Ohio.

  • Eleanore Pischak
    ... to John and Mary (Takas) Volgyi. Eleanore graduated from Shalersville High School in 1946. She was the owner of Kent Kennels and a member of St. Patrick Church in Kent. She is survived by her husband, John Pischak, whom she married on June 3, 1950; ...

  • Richard O. "Dick" Wilson
    Richard "Dick" Wilson , a Kent resident since 1958, died Saturday, December 13 of Alzheimer's disease at Maison Aine Nursing Home in Stow, OH.

  • Theresa 'Terry' Driskel
    ... the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary. Terry is survived by her husband of 51 years, Andrew Driskel; her children, Anne (Kent) White, Andrew J. Driskel, and Catherine (Barry) Swope; grandchildren, Benjamin and Natalie White; brothers, Paul Ortolano, and ...

  • Motorists see lower gas prices; Kent stations the cheapest
    As of Dec. 12, stations in Kent had among the cheapest prices in Northeast Ohio -- hovering around $2.32 to $2.35 per gallon. The average price for Akron was $2.56, which was 19 cents lower than the previous week, 27 cents lower than last month and 66 cents lower than last year's average of $3.22, the website Gasbuddy reported.

  • Streetsboro sports news
    Alexa Brace led the Rockets with scores of 180 and 168 and Lilly James and Becca Fleming rounded out the top three for Streetsboro. They are set to visit PTC rivals Ravenna Dec. 18 at Bill White's Twin Star Lanes in Kent and Norton Dec. 19. All three matches are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. League play is scheduled to begin Jan. 30. Matches are set to take place every Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. There are no matches March 22 and April 5. League play is scheduled to begin Jan. 22. Matches are set to place every Friday from 6:30-10 p.m. There are no matches March 27 and April 10. The cost is $425 per team, which includes a $200 deposit at the time of registration .

  • Let's just abandon football
    We can only hope that the op-ed in the Post-Gazette's Forum section on football injuries goes viral and readers recognize the horror of it all. While living in Kent, Ohio, in the late 1960s, my medical doctor was a former fullback and linebacker for the Cleveland Browns who was among the Browns' 100 Best Players.

  • Check Out Kent's Featured Business of the Week
    They have been a Friend of Main Street Kent for a couple of years now -- even before they opened their doors! Check the place out here - Flipagram with music by The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling

  • Great Job to Winners of Candy Land Window Contest
    Prizes and certificates have been awarded to our second and third place winners for the Candy Land themed holiday window decorating contest! 4Cats Arts Studio Acorn Alley and Young & Associates are both located on E. Main St. in downtown Kent - check out their Candy Land creations!

  • Historic Downtown Millersburg Director leaves for Kent
    After spending several years helping to improve the economy of Millersburg and the county, Tom Wilke is leaving Holmes for Portage a the City of Kent to be specific. Wilke started his work locally as director of Historic Downtown Millersburg in 2009, after leaving positions as the corporate senior director of operations and vice president of operations for the largest franchisee of Taco Bell.

  • Betty J. Rhodes
    ... (Scott) Ford, Sarah Rhodes, and great-grandson Zach, all of Richfield, MN. Grand-daughter Jennifer (John) Briggs of Kent and grandson William (Alice) Rhodes of Tallmadge. Betty was a 60 year member of Olive Chapter #53 Order of the Eastern Star in ...

  • Get Involved! Check Out These Events in Kent
    It's another busy week at the KACCa Monday - 15th Coach's Corner - Rob Senderoff & Wyketha Harrell Water Street Tavern/Mr Zubs - Noon Call ahead and have your lunch ready when you get there! RSVPs due TODAY for Thursday's KACC $cholarship Beer Dinner Little City Grill. Wednesday - 17th Breakfast With The City Manager Mike's Place Restaurant 7:45 am KACC $cholarship Beer Dinner @ Little City Grill We'll be celebrating Christmas/Holiday Ales with some great food! Cost: $30.

  • Come to Holiday Story Time at Tree City Coffee and Pastry in Kent
    Join the Youth Services librarians for a special holiday themed story time at Tree City Coffee and Pastry on Wednesday, December 17th at 10:30 a.m.

  • Portage Pathways: Kent lost a bridge in disaster many feared
    Built in 1896 in the horse-and-buggy era, it was one of three bridges spanning the Cuyahoga River in downtown Kent in 1964.

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