11th Annual J.A. Garfield Reunion Reserve Your Spot! The 11th annual James A. Garfield Alumni Reunion will be held at the James A. Garfield Elementary School on September 17, 2016. A buffet dinner will be provided by Guido’s Catering...
Summerfest #12 will begin on Friday night with the opening ceremonies taking place on the Charles Auto Family Main Stage at 6:30 p.m. Rides Return To  Downtown!! Thanks to the generosity of Buckeye Block owner Mike Maschek, the carnival rides will...

Awww, g’wan...hug the tree.  It deserves a little attention. After the bushwhacker weather situations we’ve had around here the last couple of weeks, maybe we’d ought to pay a bit more attention to  the greenery instead of taking it for...
Ravenna – Portage County residents looking for tips on setting a budget, managing debt, and establishing credit now have a new place to look them, thanks to a resource center recently established in the office of Treasurer Brad Cromes. ...
Mantua - Studies show that reading to children helps them to listen better, build bigger vocabularies, and get excited about learning. Just imagine the positive results when an entire school reads the same book together. When students and staff...
Garrettsville -  Council President Tom Hardesty asked council to table proposed Ordinance 2016-08 which addresses certain substandard lots in the R2 Zoning District.   When minimum buildable lot size was changed to a half acre in 1996 several existing...
Here at the Garrettsville Library, we care about what you think. We ask that, when you have finished a book you’ve checked out, you give us a quick review of that book. Review slips can be picked up at...
Over the past few years, the Summerfest Committee has heard folks’ ideas and suggestions on how to make Garrettsville Summerfest even better. This year they have acted on some of those suggestions, to enhance the festival-goers experience. Many have...
University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center will host the 2016 Family Health & Safety Day on Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the hospital’s campus in Claridon Twp. The free community event kicks off with a...
Windham - The Windham Fire board and department would like to thank everyone at the Queen of Hearts drawing and the Sky Lanes Bowling  for the donation of $3,473 to the Windham Fire department. “The department would like to thank...
Mantua - On Saturday, July 9th the Downtown Mantua Revitalization Corporation will present The 8th Annual ‘Art On The Hill and Wine Tasting Too’. Art on the Hill will take place from 10 am to 6 pm in downtown Mantua,...
Crisis situations happen in a blink of an eye. In a school setting, children and youth are relying on school personnel to keep them safe. All school staff members need to be prepared to handle situations – including incidents...