5 hrs ago
Vintage Venture king, queen selected
The Portage County Association of Realtors and Affiliates once again hosted the annual Vintage Venture Senior Citizens Prom, where Gilbert Myske, 98, and Mildred Ebie, 101, were crowned king and queen.
9 hrs ago
Portage communities honor Memorial Day
Brimfield: Brimfield Lions Pancake Breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. Monday, followed by Memorial Day service at 11:30 a.m. at Restland Cemetery.
13 hrs ago
Kent man indicted, pleads not guilty to robbing Franklin Township bank in April
A Kent man faces a potential prison sentence of six to 14 years if convicted on a charge that he robbed a Franklin Township bank in April.
13 hrs ago
Second annual community workout to honor fallen Kent soldier Adam Hamilton
Whether it came to excelling in athletics or just capitalizing on an uncanny ability to make friends with nearly everyone he met, life seemed to come easy for Kent native Adam Hamilton.
17 hrs ago
'All-star' concert coming Saturday to the Kent Stage
Get ready to rock 'n' roll. An all-star lineup of musicians and artists are coming to Kent this weekend.
18 hrs ago
South Lincoln to Close for 30 Days Tuesday
South Lincoln Street will close for 30 days starting Tuesday so Kent State University can continue work to extend the Esplanade from campus to downtown Kent.
Wed May 22, 2013
Best-Paying Summer Jobs
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By David Schepp Getting a summer job is a rite of passage for many young people.
Kent Bog hike focuses on unique wildlife, site's history
Discover the unique and fading ecosystem of a northeastern Ohio bog May 25 on a hike from 11 a.m. to noon at Kent Bog State Nature Preserve in Portage County.
Kent and its Muslim neighbors focus on peace at home
The Kent Community Dinner, hosted by All Together Now, Inc. and the Islamic Society of Akron and Kent , was recently held at the Islamic Community Center of Cuyahoga Falls.
Tue May 21, 2013
Civil War commemorative program set
"Marching Orders," a program of Civil War music with narration using words of Abraham Lincoln, will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Great Hall at Trinity Lutheran Church, 600 S. Water St.
Ravenna seeks bids for trash program
Ravenna City Council's Finance Committee gave the go-ahead to seek bids for a citywide trash pickup.
Kent zoning board tables decision on demolition
An appeal to save a blighted Franklin Avenue house in Kent was tabled for an additional 60 days by the city's Board of Zoning Appeals Monday.
Mon May 20, 2013
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.