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Another bowling season has begun and the youth bowlers are already making their mark.  There will be some names you recognize and some new...


It was a fine old time with friends and family (note the number of Collinses and Andrewses, among others, in attendance) and the date has already been set for the next one. Mark your calendars for September 19, 2015, same time , same place. Everybody learn the Alma Mater!


Sat. Oct. 4, 1-3:30 pm. Bass Lake, a natural glacial lake near Chardon, is a new preserve of the Geauga Parks. Bass Lake, the headwaters of the Chagrin River, is closed to the general public and is the home of several rare species including nesting bald eagles and the” rarest of the rare” the native Ohio Brook Trout. Sighting bald eagle is guaranteed. The shoreline edge includes a variety of marshland and swamp forest supporting a diverse wildlife community. Registration required. 330-569-4962. bobfaber2002@yahoo,com The fee is $15 and includes naturalist guides, safety personnel, canoes and all equipment.


Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs are invited to join Hiram College’s Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship for several entrepreneurship workshops this semester. The workshops are designed to encourage members of Hiram College and the greater Cleveland community to explore and develop their original ideas


Windham - The Windham Library, a branch of the Portage County District Library, will offer two career classes. On Thursday, October 9 from 1:00...


Absentee ballots for the November 4th General Election will be available beginning 8:00 am, September 30, 2014 until 2:00 pm, November 3, 2014. Application deadline for absentee ballots to be mailed out is Noon on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Applications for absentee ballots are available on line at or you can call the Geauga County Board of Elections directly at 440-279-2030.


“In a word, it was awesome!” beamed Todd Peetz, Director of the Portage County Regional Planning Commission (PCRPC). “Everyone who participated really enjoyed it,” he concluded. The week-long event kicked off with a sold-out Premier of High School Bands, which was held at the Theodore Roosevelt High School Stadium in Kent. Performing bands included Kent Roosevelt, Ravenna Ravens Marching Band, Stow-Munroe Falls Bulldog Marching Band, Cuyahoga Falls Tiger Marching Band, Tallmadge Blue Devils Marching Band, and the Springfield Marching Band.


In today's world, peace needs to become more than just a word. Students at KT Elementary School took part in an International art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace by "planting" pinwheels with messages of peace at their school in Windham.


Mantua - At the last meeting of the Mantua Township Trustees, it was announced that an organizational meeting will be scheduled to discuss committee...


Nelson Twp. - The Nelson Township Veterans Memorial Committee wanted to update our community of the status of this important project. This has been...