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Because I'm the Mom: Welcome to my blog
Welcome to my blog -- Because I'm the Mom. I'm planning to use this space to write about parenting, mostly things I see in the news or on social media and maybe just a little bit about my own kids from time to time.
50-Plus Club to meet on Thursday
The first meeting of the year for the Rootstown 50-Plus Club will be held Thursday at the First Congregational Church of Rootstown, United Church of Christ Hall.
Several Portage County candidates drop out of races
The Republican primary race to nominate for Portage County commissioner has thinned, and new Coroner Dean DePerro won't face a primary challenge after all.
In The Region
Christian-Bennett new county commissioner Sabrina Christian-Bennett was named a Portage County commissioner Feb. 11 by the Portage County Republican Party.
Citizens for Portage Parks seeking volunteers
Citizens for Portage Parks will host a volunteer kick-off event at 6 p.m. Friday to help the campaign pass a half-mill levy to support the Portage Park District.
NEOMED researchers receive $740,000 in grants
Two researchers with the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown have received a combined total of more than $740,000 in grants to support their research into blood flow in the heart and osteoarthritis.
Gardeners' tea will be held on Tuesday
The Portage County Gardeners will host a tea at noon Tuesday at the Gardeners' Center, 5154 S. Prospect St. in Rootstown.
NEOMED pharmacy students offer medication help
Megan Elavsky, a third-year pharmacy student at the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, with literature for "Take Your Medicine Day" that the pharmacy students will be hosting.