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Ravenna's Triangle Pharmacy to close after nearly 70 years
Apr 25, 2017 10:12 PM

Ravenna's Triangle Pharmacy to close after nearly 70 years

Triangle Pharmacy, a landmark business in Ravenna for nearly 70 years, is closing. The store's final day of business is Wednesday.

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Several departments respond to apartment fire in Ravenna; no apparent injuries
Apr 25, 2017 11:38 AM

Several departments respond to apartment fire in Ravenna; no apparent injuries

There's a report of an apartment fire at Cedar Terrace Apartments on Cedar Avenuein Ravenna. The fire department has called for mutual aid. A Record-Courier reporter and photographer are both on their way to the scene. Stay tuned for updates.

Apr 25, 2017 11:27 AM

Water main break, boil alert in Streetsboro reported

Due to a water main break at the corner of Greentree Parkway and Bridgeport Lane, water has been turned off for residents of Bridgeport Lane, Fox Run and Antler Trail, according to an alert from the Streetsboro Police Department.

Kasich book: Moral decline set stage for Trump
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

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Donald Trump's stunning victory was not so much a sign of a political or social upheaval in America but one that shows the decline of a nation that has lost its moral compass, John Kasich says in his new book.

By Darrel Rowland The Columbus Dispatch
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Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

ODNR oversees oil spill cleanup

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is working to ensure no significant environmental damage occurred after an oil pipeline was damaged during a fatal traffic crash on Moff Road in Atwater on Sunday.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Yard signs stolen in Crestwood

Stacks of The Villager newspaper have been thrown in Mantua trash cans and yard signs have gone missing throughout Crestwood School District in recent weeks.

By Matthew Merchant Staff Writer
Ravenna levy targets repairs
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

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Two Ravenna school buildings need new roofs at an average cost of $200,000 each. Many buses that take students to school are being replaced behind the recommended schedule. And some textbooks are decades old, including some government textbooks were written before 9/11.

By Diane Smith Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Center of Hope seeking volunteers

The Center of Hope is in need of food pantry volunteers, who help the shelter pack grocery bags and help those in the community that are experiencing food insecurity. Located at 1081 W. Main St. in Ravenna, the center is open Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Suffield man pleads guilty to dealing methamphetamine

A Suffield man caught with 29 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop by a Mogadore police officer in November has pleaded guilty to a felony drug trafficking charge. Russell L.

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Kent police meets state community board standards
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent police meets state community board standards

The Kent Police Department is the seventh Portage County police department to adopt statewide policies regarding use of force, recruitment and hiring in partnership asw part of the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board's drive to standardize practices among Ohio law enforcement agencies.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
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Man admits Streetsboro break-in
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Man admits Streetsboro break-in

A Streetsboro man who broke into a Shady Lake Drive apartment in September and physically assaulted a woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony that could land him in prison for up to 18 months. Matthew S.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

CRIME REPORTS

BRADY LAKE Vanessa Iacovone, 36, of Solon, was arrested April 23 and charged with one count each of aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor.

Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Portage summer work programs set

The Portage County Summer Youth Employment Program has significant changes this year; many of which are mandated by Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. This year, there are two summer employment programs that are separated by age groups.

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KSU robber gets jail, probation
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

KSU robber gets jail, probation

Markell M. Albright stood in Portage County Common Pleas Court last week for what he swore would be the last time.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

OSU extension to offer Master Gardener class

The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program is now accepting applications for the 2017 training classes coming this fall.

Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Eklund to hold office hours in Garrettsville

State Sen. John Eklund (R-Munson Township) will hold district office hours for residents of Portage County from 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 8 at the Garrettsville Public Library, 10482 South St. No appointment is necessary, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Apr 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Blood drive set

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive inside Pierce Streetsboro Library's meeting room, 8990 Kirby Lane, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 8. For more information, call 216-308-5541.

Apr 24, 2017 10:59 PM

Streetsboro council OKs measure to certify millage for possible parks levy

Streetsboro's City Council took the first of two legislative steps necessary to place a parks and recreation levy on the Nov. 7 ballot at a meeting earlier this evening.

By Bob Gaetjens | Staff Writer
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Apr 24, 2017 11:03 AM

Mogadore Opiate Task Force meeting is tonight at 6 p.m.

The Mogadore Opiate Task Force is sponsoring an opiate awareness session for community members, parents and students in grades 5 through high school from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tonight at Mogadore High School, 130 S. Cleveland Ave.Dr.

Apr 24, 2017 9:17 AM

Reduced speed, congestion during work on Norton Road in Stow

Construction along Norton Road in Stow will continue today, with speed limits reduced to 15 mph a quarter-mile east of S.R. 91, according to Stow police. Work is being done on the shared bike path on Norton Road, and may cause traffic delays and congestion.