Windham Twp. - Windham Township Trustees met for their regularly-scheduled meeting last week with all trustees and the fiscal officer present. Trustee Dann Timmons announced that the NOPEC Grant has been approved and the first payment should be received...
Ravenna - Lt. Col. Robert “Buzz” Patterson has agreed to give a presentation in Portage County on March 18th, 2011 at 7:00 pm at Ravenna High School,6589 North Chestnut St, Ravenna, Ohio. Lt. Col. Patterson is an Air Force pilot,...
Portage County - Maplewood Career Center is teaming up with The Renaissance Family Center, Kent Free Library, Reed Memorial Library, and the Portage County Libraries to offer free job opportunity workshops throughout March in Portage County. The workshops will be...
Freedom Twp. - Highlights of the February 17 meeting of the Freedom Township Trustees were: A representative of the Ohio Plan (insurance agency) presented information on a plan similar to the OTARMA plan which has been used for some time....
Mantua - Every year, Crestwood students are recognized for outstanding contributions in the classroom and in the athletic field. Students who help in the community are no exception. Crestwood senior Kyle Vertoch, a member of the National Honor Society, is...
Hiram Twp. - The March 1st meeting of the Hiram Township Trustees was opened by Mr. Brewer with the reading of the minutes from the February 15th meeting. Highlights from the gathering include the announcement that the new fire truck...
Summerfest Wedding Deadline April 29 The Summerfest committee is accepting entries for couples who would like to get married or renew their vows at Summerfest 2011. Send your story on why you would like to be Summerfest’s First Couple to: Summerfest’s...
Newton Falls - Kiwanian Barry Silliphant appeared at the Newton Falls library to give away ID Stickers to the young parents who transport their kids in safety seats.  Wednesday’s reading program director Chrissy Braun was excited to have Barry...
Columbus - Area wrestlers did a fantastic job in representing northeast Ohio and their respective high schools in Columbus last week. Leading the way were the Crestwood Red Devils who qualified a school record seven wrestlers.  After finishing second in...
Newton Falls - Recently, a café that usually tantalizes customers with its breakfast and lunchtime offerings opened its doors after hours to treat...
Garrettsville - On March 11, 2011, Charles Klamer will celebrate a benchmark which makes him the longest-serving school district superintendent in Portage County....
Garrettsville -  Don’t ever underestimate the power of setting a lofty goal. Call it an unrealistic challenge, an impossible dream or a ridiculous...