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  1. Two Portage Relay For Life events to merge; Aurora fundraiser phased outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Aurora Advocate

    The Northern Portage Relay For Life, which took place for the last 15 years at Aurora High School's Veterans Stadium, will no longer exist. Instead, a Relay For Life of Portage County, which will merge the Northern and Southern Portage Relays, is scheduled for May 21 from 10 a.m. to midnight at Portage Community Bank Stadium, 6589 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna.

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  2. Portage County candidates talk to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Aurora Advocate

    Competitors for Portage County offices outlined their history and goals to about 100 potential voters Jan. 19 at a candidates' forum sponsored by the Portage County TEA Party. Candidates who don't have a primary challenger, such as Republicans Lori Calcei and Sabrina Christian-Bennett also attended.

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  3. In The CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Aurora Advocate

    Chatham pruning set The city of Aurora wishes to inform the residents of Chatham Estates that all tree lawn trees adjacent to their properties will be pruned so as to be in compliance with the Aurora tree ordinance. The legislation requires minimum clearance for vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

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  4. Dix digital marketing arm fuels company's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Aurora Advocate

    Full Spectrum Marketing, a full-service advertising agency with expertise in digital and social media that has joined Dix Communications, owner of Record Publishing, has emerged as the corporation's fastest-growing division. Founded originally as a digital agency that built websites and conducted basic social media advertising for its clients, Full Spectrum Marketing, having expanded its focus to full service and marketing solutions, has grown its client base by 300 percent since becoming part of Dix Communications, its president Josh Gordon said.

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  5. In The RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Aurora Advocate

    Patty Berger of Deerfield has withdrawn as a candidate for Portage County recorder, citing a lack of time and resources to campaign. Berger is the wife of Juvenile-Probate Court Judge Bob Berger.

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  6. Taxpayer information part of RITA missing dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Aurora Advocate

    The agency that handles income tax information for a number of communities in Portage and Summit counties and elsewhere in Ohio has said personal information from tax documents may be at risk after an information disk was found to be missing. The Regional Income Tax Agency of Ohio said it is in the process of mailing letters to about 5,000 taxpayers in Portage, Medina and Summit counties who are among 50,000 in Ohio affected.

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  7. Kaleidoscope: Fairs, festivals, special events enjoyableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Aurora Advocate

    County fairs, festivals and special events occupied a lot of my time in 2015, including two festivals and one fair I had never attended before. I walked around downtown Lisbon and the Johnny Appleseed Festival in mid-September with my Woods in Aurora friends Dick and Lois Scroggs, and also watched the Ravenna Balloon-A-Fair parade.

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  8. Drivers urged to be safe this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    Portage County Safe Communities is partnering with Guido's of Ravenna to remind everyone to plan ahead for a safe ride home this holiday season. Sam Cipriano, owner of Guido's, has participated in this holiday traffic campaign for the past several years by attaching message tags to pizza boxes.

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  9. Candidates ready to compete in Portage County primary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    The March 15, 2016 primary election in Portage County will have battles on both the Democratic and Republican ballots to pick candidates for the November election. Dec. 16's filing deadline showed a mix of incumbents seeking re-election, former elected officials trying for a comeback and some new names not known to the average voter.

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  10. Ruling means city to keep cell phone 911 answering serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    Portage County emergency responders and officials got more than they'd hoped for in an opinion from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine that was received last week. Faced with cutting the number of Public Service Answering Points for cellular 911 calls from six to four or losing up to $300,000 in state funding, officials sought a ruling from DeWine on whether the state could force a reduction in the answering points.

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  11. Harmon School mat team claims tourney titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    Although Harmon School's wrestling team is down in numbers this year, it managed to win the eight-team Tallmadge Invitational recently, topping the host school by 1 1/2 points. "Every starter who won a match added to our team points," said Frankmann.

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  12. Patricia A. FedorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    Patricia A. Fedor, 60, of Aurora, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born November 28, 1955 in Cleveland to William and Patricia Medhurst.

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  13. In the RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    So far this year, the Portage County Health Department has provided 43 community flu shot clinics and vaccinated more than 1,000 residents for influenza. It's not too late to get a shot.

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  14. Last call for turkeys, toys; 3 sites to be open Dec. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    After Dec. 5's final registration, 900 Portage County families had signed up for food boxes and 800 children for toys and gifts. "This is unprecedented," said Anne Marie Noble, director of emergency outreach services for Family & Community Services Inc. "I don't think we've done that many before.

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  15. Winery in Aurora site of hospital fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    ThornCreek Winery and Gardens was the setting for the Jewel of Portage County Gala, supporting University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. The evening commenced with a reception where guests explored the winery and strolled the landscaped grounds while enjoying dulcimer and fiddle music by Lisa and Heather Malyuk.

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  16. 100-plus mailed in ballots not counted in Portage CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    The votes of 118 Portage Countians who mailed in their absentee ballots will not be counted because their ballots lacked proper postmarks by the U.S. Post Office. The Portage County Board of Elections voted not to count 118 absentee ballots because they either had no postmark, an illegible postmark or a late postmark even though the envelopes were signed before Election Day.

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  17. Streetsboro to handle Aurora emergency callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    It came down to the last minute, but Portage County's 911 planning committee came up with a plan last week to cut the number of answering points for cell phone 911 calls from six to four. After a long discussion, the board voted to designate the Portage County Sheriff's Department, Kent, Kent State University and Streetsboro as the four public safety answering points eligible to get state funds to support answering wireless 911 calls.

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  18. Aurora Police ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    Vandalism: Police received a report Oct. 30 that someone threw a rock through a window at the former Aurora Golf Course clubhouse on Trails End. Damage was estimated at $300.

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  19. Ohio Highway Patrol urges 'wear that seatbelt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    There is no disputing that wearing a safety belt can save your life. The Ohio Highway Patrol is encouraging all motorists to buckle up this upcoming holiday season and continue to do so throughout the new year.

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  20. Woman's death on train tracks in Peninsula still under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Aurora Advocate

    Peninsula - Officials are still trying to determine why a 38-year-old Ravenna woman was in the path of an oncoming Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad train Nov. 1 in Peninsula near the state Route 303 crossing. Heidi Howard, 38 of Ravenna, Ohio, was killed around 3:30 p.m. According to a spokesperson for the Cuyahoga Valley National Parks, Miss Howard was a customer at the Winking Lizard on state Route 303.

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