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Mar 20, 2017 4:00 AM

Hiram police get $3,400 grant for in-car recorder 

The Hiram Police Department has received a $3,395 Ohio Criminal Justice Services Justice Assistance Services Law Enforcement Grant to pay for an in-car dash-mounted video recorder unit for one of its patrol vehicles. Interim Hiram Police Chief Sgt.

ZZ Yum Fun welcomed in Kent
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

ZZ Yum Fun welcomed in Kent 

Kent Mayor Jerry Fiala and representatives of the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed ZZ Yum Fun to the area's business community. The Asian cuisine restaurant is located at 2500 S.R.

Planning for the summer
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Planning for the summer 

There may be a chill in the air and some snow on the ground right now, but some festival organizers in Ravenna are looking forward to summer. Immaculate Conception Church in Ravenna plans to host a parish festival on Aug. 18 and 19 on the grounds of the former Immaculate Conception School.

By Diane Smith Staff Writer
History in spotlight
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

History in spotlight

After being postponed and rescheduled twice due to snow days, Windham's annual History Day finally made the books. Stephanie Parish Smith, Windham's history teacher who has organized the event each of the past three years, said the snow days have been a logistical nightmare for planning.

By Matthew Merchant Staff Writer
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Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Grant effort boosts Kent neighborhoods 

Neighborhood development is just as important as downtown development in Kent. One of the key examples behind this is the Kent Neighborhood Grant Program project, which aims at enhancing neighborhoods throughout the city.

By Andrew Bugel Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Potterfest to include 5K run at KSU 

The Kent Potterfest planning committee announces the addition of the "Run Like You Stole from Gringotts" 5K Fun Run to the Kent 2017 schedule of events.

2-year sentence for drunk driver
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

2-year sentence for drunk driver 

A judge recently sentenced a Ravenna Township man with a history of drunken driving convictions to prison after he was caught driving drunk in December 2016 in Ravenna. Portage County Common Pleas Judge Laurie Pittman recently ordered Steven J.

By Dave O'brien Staff Writer
Kent human resource head stepping down
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent human resource head stepping down 

After 21 years of work for the city of Kent, Liz Zorc is calling it a career. Zorc is retiring as the city's human resources manager. She has also worked as the assistant to the city manager.

By Andrew Bugel Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Meijer buys site in Stow 

STOW -- The possibility that a Meijer department and grocery store could be built in Brimfield has apparently not impacted a planned Meijer store at the Stow-Kent Shopping Center om S.R. 59.

By Jeff Saunders Stow Sentry
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Chamber to host top high school students 

The top seniors graduating this spring from Streetsboro High School will be recognized at the Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce's luncheon April 12 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Overlook Restaurant in Kent, 1519 Overlook Drive. Seniors with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.

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Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Thrive's 'Wizard of Oz' tickets on sale 

Tickets are on sale for Streetsboro High School and Thrive's production of "Wizard of Oz," which take place April 28 and 29 at Streetsboro High School's new auditorium. Curtain times are 7 p.m. both days. The doors will open at 6 p.m. April 28.

City's summer paving plan announced
Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

City's summer paving plan announced  1

As the end of March nears, so too, does the reopening of the S.R. 14 bridge over Lake Rockwell.

By Bob Gaetjens Staff Writer
'Master Mind' returns home to Ravenna
Mar 18, 2017 4:00 AM

'Master Mind' returns home to Ravenna 

For 20 years, Ravenna native Brent Webb has been performing his "mentalist" show on cruise ships and on stages across the nation.

By Diane Smith Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2017 4:00 AM

March Madness Timebank dinner set in Ravenna 

The Ravenna Community Timebank will host a March Madness potluck dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 25 at rhe Center of Hope,1081 W. Main St. Those attending should bring their favorite March Madness food and or drink for six to eight to share.

NEOMED students learn futures at Match Day
Mar 17, 2017 4:14 PM

NEOMED students learn futures at Match Day

At noon on Friday, Sara Khoncarly, a fourth-year medicine student at Northeast Ohio Medical University, slid open an envelope that contained her future.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
Man gets prison for Kent burglary
Mar 17, 2017 11:38 AM

Man gets prison for Kent burglary 6

An Alabama man recently was sentenced to two years in prison for the January 2015 burglary of an Akron Boulevard residence in Kent.

Portage County weather forecast
Mar 17, 2017 11:23 AM

Portage County weather forecast

Snow will sweep from Michigan to southern New England tomorrow with slippery travel possible. A mix of rain and snow will dampen the upper part of the mid-Atlantic with rain in store for the Southeast. Rain will press inland across the Northwest.

Mar 17, 2017 9:00 AM

Streetsboro 'Little Sports' registration today for several programs 

Today is the deadline for parents of young, aspiring athletes to sign them up for "Little Sports" through the Streetsboro Parks and Recreation Department.

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Mar 17, 2017 4:00 AM

R-C will be late on Saturday 

The Record-Courier will be delivered later on Saturday. The issue is being printed later than usual to ensure complete coverage of the Kent State University men's basketball NCAA Tournament game against the UCLA Bruins in Sacramento, Calif.

Mar 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Partners in food drive for Portage 

Kent Social Services is stocked up with items to handle the rest of this winter season, thanks to a food drive partnership with Hattie Larlham.

By Andrew Bugel Staff Writer