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NAMI Meeting Topic is Loved Ones Of Prisoners Support Group
Helping families that have a member in jail or prison will be the focus of a presentation by Linda Davis, the executive director of Loved Ones of Prisoners, at the Thursday meeting of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Portage County.
Sun May 19, 2013
PARTA sets parking rates for Kent Central Gateway
The hourly rates to park in the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority's Kent Central Gateway parking facility have been announced, though they won't be taking effect until early July.
Sat May 18, 2013
Child Taught to Steal, K9 Teased, Man Trying to Bail Friend Arrested: Best of the Blotter
Here are this week's most bizarre and talked about police reports. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities.
Fri May 17, 2013
24 Demolitions in 2012 bring 4-year Tally to 77
In the past four years structures across Kent's landscape have quickly been disappearing.
5-day course on Biosafety and Biocontainment for BSL-3 lab workers
The National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program and Kent State University are offering a five-day series of courses in Biosafety and Biocontainment for BSL-3 Laboratory Workers.
Men who robbed Kent drive-thru at knifepoint in January get prison terms
Three Portage County residents who held up a Kent drive-thru at knifepoint in January recently were sentenced to prison terms on aggravated robbery charges.
Real Heroes come in all shapes and sizes in Portage
This year's group of Real Heroes honored by the American Red Cross of Summit and Portage Counties on Thursday included two youngsters who saved family members' lives, along with a hospital telephone operator and police and firefighters.
Thu May 16, 2013
Two Stanton staff receive Ferrara award
Two longtime staff members of Stanton Middle School in Kent have received the Kent Board of Education's Dr.
Kent police levy on November ballot
Kent City Council gave final approval Wednesday to seek funding a new Safety Administration Building through an income tax increase on the November ballot.
River Day will kick off Friday in Kent
Warm weather and sunny skies are expected to greet visitors to the Kent Environmental Council's annual Cuyahoga River Day festival on Friday and Saturday.
Wed May 15, 2013
KSU Trustees designate presidential home and leader to head search for Lefton's successor
The home Kent State University President Lester Lefton built and has lived in since 2006 is now the official presidential home for the university.
Myles Spear wins history contest at Stanton Middle School in Kent
Seventh-grader Myles Spear recently won the history contest about Kent history and the railroad at Stanton Middle School in Kent.
Kent board thanks residents for levy
The Kent Board of Education held a "Community Celebration" Tuesday to thank residents for approving a levy on the May 7 ballot.
Tue May 14, 2013
The search for Kent State's new president is beginning
Here! Now! Imperative: not to be avoided: necessary. In a typical week, the show will cover not only all the big news stories, but also the stories behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world.
RUSH by Dino Palmieri Salon Opens In Downtown Kent
Mayor Jerry Fiala and members of the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Dino Palmieri and members of his staff to their new home at 215 South Water Street in downtown Kent.
Hamilton Kent Marks 70 years of Sealing Connections
A multi-national manufacturer and distributor of resilient-rubber, watertight sealing systems and components for underground infrastructure, Hamilton Kent is marking a major milestone in its history with the celebration of its 70th anniversary.
Streetsboro woman gets 10 days in jail, probation for hitting 2 KSU students with car in January 2012
A Streetsboro woman who struck and injured two Kent State University students with a car in downtown Kent in January 2012, then fled the scene before police could stop her was sentenced to 10 days in the Portage County jail on Monday.
Clyde discusses school funding in Ravenna
There is $62 billion in the Ohio's General Revenue Fund. It's at an all-time high, said State Rep.
Mon May 13, 2013
PARTA Seeks Input on Future Planning Endeavors
Tonight Kent-area residents have the chance to help guide the future planning and operations of the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority.
Ryan Barnhouse earns Battle Efficiency 'E'
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan S. Barnhouse, a 2006 graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent, was recently awarded the Battle Efficiency "E" achievement along with other sailors attached to the guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut .