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Mary K. Lilly St. Joan of Arc Parish member
Born Oct. 26, 1951 in Akron to William and Irene Moreley, Mrs. Lilly was a legal secretary at General Tire, then was a substitute aide and a clerk at the Portage County Title Bureau.
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Report ranks Ohio 28th for senior health
In an analysis of obesity, smoking, diabetes and physical inactivity and other factors, Ohio ranks 28th in the nation for senior health according to the United Health Foundation .
Senior urges shared tax to fund schools
In the Record-Courier on July 13, 2013, there was an Associated Press article headlined, "Schools get $45 million in Ohio casino taxes."
Portage Park District Foundation Announces Award Winners
The 16th annual Portage Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner will take place April 5, honoring the 2014 Portage County Environmental Conservation Award winners.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Green Portage: Portage neighbors recognize value of strong park systems
Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner said, "National parks are the best idea we ever had.
In The Community
The Aurora Farmers Market will operate in 2014 for its fourth straight year, according to the city's director of economic and entrepreneurial development Jack Burge.
Pork dinner set for Saturday in Mantua
Portage County 4-H & Mantua Masonic Lodge will host a pork dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Masonic Hall, 10801 John Edward Drive, Mantua.
Kids can read to a dog in Streetsboro
The Pierce-Streetsboro Branch of the Portage County District Library will present its "Read to A Dog" program at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Tornado safety drill set today in Kent
The Kent Police Department will activate the emergency siren system at 9:50 a.m. today as part of a statewide tornado safety drill.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Potholes cause headaches for road crews in Portage
When they're not plowing the white stuff out of the way or rationing dwindling salt supplies, the Portage County pothole patrol is looking to fill craters marring the roadways.
It's official: Northeast Ohio roads are in bad shape and getting worse
The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Aurora Plastics and Sieman projects in Greater Cleveland among 10 to get tax credits toward $17M in new payroll
Two companies in Greater Cleveland were among 10 to gain approval Monday of tax credit packages aimed at sparking job growth.
Dog who suffered gunshot wound up for adoption at Portage APL
After being saved by the Stow Kent Animal Hospital, a dog on the mend is now up for adoption at the Portage County Animal Protection League.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Greek Revival style still apparent in Ravenna
In Ravenna and the surrounding countryside stand a great many 19th Century buildings in the first great American national architectural style, the Greek Revival.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
March activities set at Windham library
The Windham Branch of the Portage County District Library invites children of all ages to its Storytime on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Storytime is an opportunity for both the parent and child to spend some one-on-one time with stories, music, finger plays and movement.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Use sales taxes to fund schools
Homeowners are asked to place more tax burden on themselves in the way of another school levy in Ravenna and an increase for the Portage County parks in May. Both of these are worthy causes; however, when do these increases to our property taxes stop? Our homes are paid for, but that doesn't mean we own them.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
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Planned rail amenity draws agribusiness to Crawford industrial park
A railroad loop track planned at the Keystone Regional Industrial Park near Meadville has already delivered an Ohio-based agribusiness to the complex.
In The Community
City Finance Director Bob Paul told City Council at its Feb. 24 meeting that the harsh winter will have an effect on the 2014 budget, although it appears the city will have a necessary general fund income increase to address weather-related issues without any impact on the overall financial picture.
Streetsboro Police News
Possession of marijuana: A 36-year-old Streetsboro was charged with possession of marijuana Feb. 11 at 4:27 p.m. on Route 303.
Fire dept.'s activity increase is slight
The local fire department saw only a small increase in fire alarms and rescue calls in 2013, compared to the year before, according to Fire Chief David Barnes' annual report, copies of which are given to the mayor and Council reps.