Mantua - At the last meeting, Superintendent David Toth shared that the district did not fare as well as he had hoped on the State Report Card, which was recently published by the Department of Education. The district received an...
Rev. James D. Angle, 86 years of age, became Our Gift to God on Thursday September 22, 2016 at his residence in Aurora. Rev. Angle was God’s Gift to Us on May 19, 1930 in Meadow Bluff, West Virginia...
Ravenna - Family and Community Services and the Portage County Health District are hosting a Health & Safety Fall Family Fun Fest that will be held on Thursday, October 6th,  from 4pm – 7pm at the Family and Community...
Tuesday, October 11, at 1 PM is the next meeting of the Freedom Township Historical Society at the Freedom Community Center (former Methodist Church) on Rt 700.  Please note the new, afternoon time.  We will be continuing our discussion...
Mantua - The Mantua Village garden club has been hard at work with a couple of new projects. The first project evolved when members decided to spruce up the entrance to the Park Lodge, which was in need of...
Windham - The Windham Fire Department open house is planned for Sunday October, 9th from 9am – 1pm in conjunction with the start of Fire Prevention Week. There is a planned health fair; helicopter demonstration, 50/50 raffle, safety literature...
Mantua - In a time of unrest around the world and around the United States, Crestwood Primary and Intermediate School students joined together to inspire peace and love, one pinwheel at a time. Last week, around 1,000 students and staff...
Dear Editor, Following the "Great Garrettsville Fire" of 2014, a blaze which razed 1/3 of Garrettsville's Main Street business district, a fund was established by the Chamber of Commerce to raise money to help the property owners rebuild. As the...
Big Brother Mentors Needed! Call Today! Male mentors needed! Right now there are boys in all areas of Portage County waiting for a Big Brother volunteer mentor. These boys are in need of a positive and consistent male role model. Being a...
Garrettsville - The Garrettsville-Freedom-Nelson Joint Fire District is excited and grateful to report the recent donation of $45,977. This donation was from the 50/50 raffle being held in conjunction with the Queen of Hearts at Sky Lane Bowling. The...
Garrettsville - Well, the Queen of Hearts finally made her royal appearance on Sunday, September 25, 2016.  The winning ticket, with the #5 on it, when turned over, revealed the queenly cutie.  Terri Vechery of Mantua,  who entered the...
Burton - The Geauga County Historical Society reminds the public that its 2016 clothing exhibit, titled Vintage Summer Fashions, will continue to be open for public viewing every Friday afternoon through October 7, 2016, from noon to 4 P....