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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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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.
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
Aurora Police Reports
Dirt bike complaints: Police received multiple reports April 8 of two dirt bikes racing on Cochran Road.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
KSU student indicted on three felony counts in on-campus shooting
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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.
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.
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.