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Close Quarter Defense – Using non-lethal methods to augment your CCW skills

| Published on April 2, 2014

Kent – The group REALIZE Firearms Awareness Coalition is hosting a FREE educational seminar event on Tuesday April 8th at the Ravenna Maplewood Career Center,  7075 Ohio 88, Ravenna Ohio.
Close Quarter Defense – using non-lethal methods to augment your CCW skills,  Otherwise known as “The way you fight BEFORE you …

Voters & Candidates Face2Face…a different kind of candidate forum on April 3 hosted by the League of Women Voters of Kent

| Published on March 26, 2014

Kent – Candidates for county, state and Congressional seats have been invited to meet and talk with voters in small groups at an election forum organized by the League of Women Voters of Kent on Thursday, April 3.

Your POWER is Not in Your PowerPoint

| Published on March 13, 2014

Kent – Indian Trails Chapter IAAP will meet on Tuesday, March 25,  at 5:45 pm at The Davey Institute, 1500 N. Mantua St., Kent, Ohio
Deborah Darling will present Your POWER is Not in Your PowerPoint.
There are many resources that can teach you how to use PowerPoint from a technical standpoint. …

Rep. Kathleen Clyde Announces Candidacy for 3rd Term in the Ohio House

| Published on February 6, 2014

Kent –State Representative Kathleen Clyde of Kent is seeking a third term in the Ohio House of Representatives and has declared her candidacy for the 75th Ohio House District in Portage County.
“I am running for State Representative so that I can continue the job I started when the people of …

Woodsy’s: A World of Musical Wonder for 41 Years

| Published on July 1, 2013

Kent – Woodsy’s is a world of music for a world of musicians. Self-described as northeast Ohio’s largest independent, family-owned-and-operated music store, the business has been a fixture of downtown Kent for 41 years. Now, with its online sales, it’s a global phenomenon.

The Image Consultants; a Cut Above the Rest

| Published on May 29, 2013

The Image Consultants is a perfectly-named hair salon at 149 S. Water Street in historic downtown Kent. Owned and operated by Cheryl Germano-Smith, the salon sets itself apart by providing free customized consultations for every new client.
People usually can’t answer the big question, which is, “What do you want to …

SUE NELSON DESIGNS, Ltd. – Kent’s Antidote to Big Box Hardware

| Published on May 15, 2013

Kent – You just don’t find places like this any more.
Shops like Sue Nelson Designs, Ltd. in historic downtown Kent died off when big box hardware stores replaced family-owned interior design sales and services. But Sue Nelson has kept her shop alive at 156 South Water Street for nearly 25 …

Passion Film at Kent Stage

| Published on March 23, 2013

Kent – The Light in Kent is sponsoring a screening of THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, Good Friday, March 29, 7:00 pm.  The award-winning film will be shown at The Kent Stage, 175 E Main St. in Kent.  Tickets are free and available at The Light ministry center, Logos bookstore …

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures: How to Respond to an Active Shooter

| Published on February 20, 2013

Portage County – What if a violent intruder showed up at your workplace or school, intent on shooting to kill? What would you do?
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing …

Oasis® Breaks Ground On State-Of-The-Art Greenhouse In Kent

| Published on January 10, 2013

Kent – On an unseasonably mild day in December, on a quiet street in Kent, a small group gathered to take a huge step forward for OASIS®Grower Solutions (OGS). While a new greenhouse had been on the minds of many at OGS for several years, the company recently broke ground …

Downtown Kent Rises Like a Phoenix

| Published on December 7, 2012

Kent – With over $100 million in new construction nearing completion, downtown Kent is currently undergoing massive redevelopment.  While these revitalization projects have been successful through the cooperation of many, Ron Burbick , a retired executive turned developer, started the ball rolling with an idea he called the ‘Phoenix Project.’ …

Funds Awarded for Third Frontier Project Development

| Published on October 22, 2012

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) today announced that the state has released $3,000,000 for Kent State University’s Liquid Crystal Institute through the Ohio Third Frontier Innovation Platform Program.

Townhall II awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

| Published on August 23, 2012

Kent — CARF International announced that Townhall II has been accredited for a period of three years for its Horizon House women’s residential treatment program, Outpatient substance abuse/addiction treatment services for adolescents and adults, adult Intensive Outpatient treatment program, outpatient mental health counseling services for adults, and substance abuse prevention/diversion …