Sunday Aug 17
Along the Way: Cleveland Road a major Ravenna project
Some good news for economic development in the city of Ravenna is that the improvements on Cleveland Road, a northwest gateway to the city, are moving forward.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Traffic signal, turn lane planned on Route 14 at Streetsboro High School site
A traffic signal and a turn lane are planned on S.R. 14 in front of the new Streetsboro High School.
Ribs, ice cream and comedy on tap this weekend
Summer is winding down, but it's not too late to take advantage of all the fun outdoor and indoor activities this weekend has to offer.
5th Blackout Cookout set at The Outpost
Area bands weigh in on the importance of family tradition with the fifth annual Blackout Cookout on Saturday at The Outpost, 4962 S.R. 43 in Brimfield.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Plans outlined for possible Portage County missile site
More than 100 area residents turned out Aug. 5 at Ravenna High School to learn and comment on the possible choice of Camp Ravenna, the former ammunition plant east of Ravenna, as the site for an as-yet unfunded ballistic missile interceptor base.
Band concert Wednesday in Ravenna
Monza Studios in Ravenna will host a free concert from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday on the Portage County Courthouse lawn, at Main and Chestnut streets.
Ravenna School District registering for kindergarten
To register for kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1, 2014 and the following information is required: Child's birth certificate, child's Social Security number, immunization records, proof of residency and custody papers if applicable.
$300,000 grant funds road work in Ravenna
City Engineer Bob Finney told City Council members Monday that the Portage County Commissioners, who applied for the grant on the city's behalf, were awarded the funding.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
A weekend for celebration in Portage
Sunny skies added to the spirit of celebration at community events Saturday in Mantua, Suffield and Garrettsville as well as the Carson & Barnes Circus at Sunbeau Valley Farm on S.R. in Ravenna Township.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Big Top thrills as circus comes to town in Ravenna
But on Friday, the 2-year-old met one face to face when his dad, firefighter Ryan Leifheit, and two coworkers with the Ravenna Township Fire Department bathed two female Asian elephants.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Ravenna Choir Performances
During the weekend of July 25-27, the Ravenna Community Choir had several performances, in addition to the main concert in the First Congregational Church.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Passenger train hits, kills man in northeast Ohio
Authorities say a passenger train traveling through northeast Ohio struck and killed a man as he walked along railroad tracks just south of Ravenna.
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This house turned out nice
Old stuff, new use: Nancy Angerman and husband Tom Hutter outside their home that used to be an old hay barn.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Ravenna vandal gets 11 months in prison for incident at laundromat
A Streetsboro man who vandalized a downtown Ravenna business in an attempt to steal money in May was sentenced to nearly a year in prison after pleading guilty to a fifth-degree felony vandalism charge last month.
Feds indict 33 in Chicago/Akron/Ravenna heroin ring
Federal authorities filed a 40-count grand jury indictment in U.S. District Court on Aug. 1, charging 15 people for their roles in a conspiracy that brought heroin from Chicago to be sold around Ravenna and Akron, officials announced today.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Labor dispute may be over at Rotek; many workers to return
Union workers who had been away from their jobs for 18 1/2 months voted Aug. 3 to accept a settlement proposal from Rotek Inc., according to Bill Hyslop, president of Steelworkers Local 8565.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
In The Portage County Region
Portage's jobless rate goes up to 5.2 percent Portage County's jobless rate went up in June to 5.2 percent from 4.8 percent in May, according to statistics released July 22 by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Summit, Portage county residents among 33 indicted for drug trafficking
Several Summit and Portage County residents are among 33 people indicted Friday on charges of drug trafficking and distribution of heroin in Northeastern Ohio.
33 indicted on heroin trafficking charges, accused of selling in Akron, Ravenna and Kent
Federal investigators are expected to announce Friday the arrest of 33 people charged with dealing heroin in Akron, Raveena and Kent.