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St. Joseph students enjoy formal banquet, practice table manners
Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

St. Joseph students enjoy formal banquet, practice table manners 

In celebration of St. Patrick and St. Joseph, students at St. Joseph School in Randolph were treated to a formal banquet. The younger children sat with their buddies while the fifth- and sixth-grade students served them.

Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Erie/Lackawanna railroad line is program topic on March 28 

"Searching for the Erie," an overview of the Erie/Lackawanna railroad line that passed through Garrettsville, Hiram and Mantua, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 28 at Hilltop Christian Church, 4572 Prospect St., Mantua.

Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

'Purses are like Friends' luncheon set 

The Friends of Akron Children's Hospital will host its annual "Purses are like Friends" luncheon at 11 a.m. April 1 at Fairlawn Country Club in Akron. The luncheon will feature the sale and auction of new and gently-used purses.

Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Audrey Gail Abbuhl makes her debut 

Brianna Pontius and Anthony Abbuhl Jr. of Newton Falls announce the birth of their daughter, Audrey Gail Abbuhl. She arrived March 10 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna and weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Hunter William Abbuhl, 1, is the baby's big brother.

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Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Preschool to host open house and registration 

The Rootstown Cooperative Preschool will hold an open house and registration for the 2017-18 school year from 10 a.m. to noon April 1. The preschool has been in business since 1981, educating and preparing children ages 3, 4 and 5 to enter kindergarten.

Brimfield Lions to host rummage, bake sale
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Brimfield Lions to host rummage, bake sale 

The Brimfield Lions Club is hosting its Spring Rummage and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31 and April 1 at Faith United Methodist Church, 1235 Tallmadge Road in Brimfield. Items to donate can be dropped off from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 28 and noon to 6 p.m. March 29 and 30.

Care with Coats drive 'wraps up'
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Care with Coats drive 'wraps up' 

The Portage County Association of Realtors recently wrapped up its Care with Coats drive. With the help of many area realtors, Marshall's Dry Cleaning in Ravenna, and the community, more than 1,000 winter items were donated to the Phyllis Zumkehr County Clothing Center in Ravenna.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Randolph Library to host book sale 

The Friends of the Randolph Library will host a library book sale March 30 through April 1 at the Randolph Township Community Center, located behind the library. The Randolph Branch of the Portage County District Library is located at 1639 S.R. 44 in Randolph.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Free computer classes to be offered 

Computer classes will be offered at the Portage County District Library's Deerfield Computer Lab. On March 29 at 2 p.m.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

New Genealogy Club meets March 28 

The Randolph Branch of the Portage County District Library will host its first meeting of a new Genealogy Club from 6 to 7 p.m. March 28 at the Randolph Community Center, located behind the library.

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Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Potato Bake to be held on March 26 

The Youth Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Rootstown, United Church of Christ will hold a Potato Bake on March 26. The event will be held following the 9:45 a.m. worship service, serving from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the church hall.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Drop-in gaming slated at local library 

Children ages 4 and up can spend an afternoon playing games from 2 to 3 p.m. March 29 at the Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St. A variety of board games, card games, and a Nintendo Wii will be set up for group play. No registration is required.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Spring Arts & Crafts Show to be held 

A Spring Arts & Crafts Show will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. March 24 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25 at Greenbriar Conference & Party Centre, 50 Riffel Road in Wooster. Sponsored by the Wayne Count Arts and Crafts Guild, the event will feature 115 vendor booths. Admission is free.

Southeast lauds Most Improved
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Southeast lauds Most Improved 

The Southeast Students of the Month were chosen for Most Improved. They are front row, from left, McKinzee Ruiz, Margie Brokaw, Lorna Chance and Dani Nicolino; and back row, James Boucher, Damen Dobrilovic and Caden Tinlin. Also honored was Hayden Hughes.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Jaxson Kaleb Hannebique has arrived 

Michael C. Hannebique and Sarrah M. Moskin of Kent announce the birth of their son, Jaxson Kaleb Hannebique. He was born March 10 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Junior Mitchell Teagan Mundell is born 

Michael and Caitlin Mundell Jr. of Ravenna announce the arrival of their son, Junior Mitchell Teagan Mundell. He arrived March 8 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, weighing 5 pounds, 4 ounces.

Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Society of the Blind to meet March 27 

The Portage County Society of the Blind will meet at 2 p.m. March 27 at the English Pub Bistro, 320 E. Main St., Ravenna. Entertainent will be provided by Side By Side, a husband and wife duo, Jim Taylor on trombone, and Thelma Feith on keyboards and vocals.

Hosting and Toasting Quick, refreshing recipes to entertain without missing the party
Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Hosting and Toasting Quick, refreshing recipes to entertain without missing the party 

Whether you're hosting a small weekend get-together, a large gathering or anything in between, entertaining friends and family will always provide an opportunity to create memories that last a lifetime.

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Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Around Garrettsville 

St. Ambrose Church is holding its Lenten Presentations "Called to Know, Love & Live Jesus" at 7 p.m. April 2, 3 and 4 at the church, 10692 Freedom St., Garrettsville. The Rev. John Petrikovic, Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, will present a different topic each evening.

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Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Knife Collectors Club to meet March 28 

The Portage County Knife Collectors Club will meet at 7 p.m. March 28 at the Charlestown Town Hall on Rock Spring Road. The theme for this month's meeting will be "Bone Handle Knives" with several examples on display by members.