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31 min ago | Recordpub.com

Resume, cover letter class sign-ups due

The Windham Branch of the Portage County District Library will have a two-part class on how to write a resume and cover letter from 1 to 3 p.m. April 29 and May 1. Participants should bring with them a USB drive to save the resume and cover letter they create.

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4 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

Heroin deaths set grim Ohio record

A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ohio, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cuyahoga County, OH, Cleveland, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

West Side and South Side Leader

West Side News & Notes

The American Red Cross has announced that effective July 11, Medina County Chapter Executive Beth Kilchenman will retire from the Red Cross with 27 years of service.

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Related Topix: Medina County, OH, Summit County, OH, Wadsworth, OH, 9

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Staff enjoys comforts of new courthouse in Kent

But for those inside, Kent's Portage County Municipal Court is a safer, brighter, tidier and more efficient place to work.

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Related Topix: Kent, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Plain Dealer

Time to ask questions of the candidates running for a seat on the...

The editorial board holds its endorsement interview the afternoon of April 16 with both Republican and Democratic candidates vying for Portage County commissioner -- a seat currently held by Republican Sabrina Christian-Bennett, owner of a title company.

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Related Topix: Garrettsville, OH, Opinion

Aurora Advocate

Aurora Police Reports

Dirt bike complaints: Police received multiple reports April 8 of two dirt bikes racing on Cochran Road.

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Related Topix: Chagrin Falls, OH, Aurora, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Aurora Advocate

May 6 election: Portage parks levy OK could bring new Aurora trails

GATEWAY NEWS EDITOR Making connections between existing trails is a big part of Portage Park District Executive Director Christine Craycroft's vision for the northwest portion of Portage County, including Aurora, Streetsboro and Kent.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Portage, OH, Streetsboro, OH, Kent, OH, Transportation, Railroads, Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway

Recordpub.com

Crestwood Lions Club going strong after 43 years

The Crestwood Lions Club was chartered February 12, 1971, with 28 members. The Rootstown Lions Club was the Sponsoring Club.

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Related Topix: Rootstown, OH, Streetsboro, OH, Mantua, OH

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

Davey Tree Expert Co. promotes Patrick M. Covey to president and...

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Patrick M. Covey to president and chief operating officer of U.S. Operations.

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Related Topix: Kent, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Recordpub.com

State Sen. Nina Turner brings campaign to Portage

State Sen. Nina Turner brought her "Run, Nina, Run!" campaign for Ohio Secretary of State to Portage County on Monday evening, speaking to about 100 Democrats at Maplewood Career Center.

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Recordpub.com

Portage SWCD tree sale pickup starts Wednesday

Trees and shrubs purchased through the annual Tree Sale by the Portage County Soil and Water Conservation District may be picked up starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Portage SWCD Office, 6970 S.R. 88, Ravenna.

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Related Topix: Ravenna, OH

Recordpub.com

Future trails, partnerships envisioned by Portage Parks District

Making connections between existing trails is a big part of Portage Park District Executive Director Christine Craycroft's vision for the northwest portion of Portage County, including Aurora, Streetsboro and Kent.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH, Kent, OH, Aurora, OH, Twinsburg, OH, Mantua, OH

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Recordpub.com

Native horticulture,agriculture are topic

Portage County Gardeners' Speaker Series continues at 1 p.m. April 15 at the Gardeners' Center, 5154 S. Prospect St., Rootstown.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Rootstown, OH

Recordpub.com

Dustman's Deputies to meet Tuesday

At the recent meeting of the Dustman's Deputies, Portage County Sheriff Dave Doak spoke to the group about the overcrowding in the Portage County Jail and possible remedies for the situation.

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Recordpub.com

Portage Parks levy to be topic

Aurora volunteers are organizing an informational meeting for 6 p.m. Monday at Moebius Nature Center to discuss the Portage Parks levy.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Ohio.com

Earth Day celebrations commence Saturday at Wilderness Center, Sunday in Cleveland area

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Cleveland, OH, University of Minnesota

Ohio.com

KSU student indicted on three felony counts in on-campus shooting

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Kent State University

Cleveland.com

Charges dropped against student in Kent State shooting

Portage County prosecutors dropped the charges against a Kent State University student arrested in connection with a campus shooting, court records show.

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Related Topix: Kent State University

Cleveland.com

Hiram College will offer degree programs at Cuyahoga Community College

Hiram College has partnered with Cuyahoga Community College to offer bachelor's degrees in business management and accounting and financial management at Tri-C's Eastern Campus in Highland Hills.

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Related Topix: Hiram College, Hiram, OH

Cleveland.com

Medina County Chapter of the American Red Cross joining with Summit and Portage chapter

The Medina County chapter of the American Red Cross will join with the combined Summit and Portage counties chapter in July, the Red Cross announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Medina County, OH, Summit County, OH, Medina, OH

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