I recently read a newspaper article about the current senior citizens census numbers in our country. And of course, I cannot find that article now to share with you, but I did go to the Regional Planning site on my computer to locate our place in Portage County. Well, we have done it! There are more of us over the age of 65 (18.3% of our population), than there are children under the age of 18 years (17.9%).
For the past two years, Morgan Schweitzer, 17, of Mogadore, has been attending equestrian competitions in Northeast Ohio with a young Arabian mare that was rescued from a slaughter truck in 2019.
The Suffield League will hold its annual “Welcome Santa” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 inside the Town Hall at 1262 Waterloo Road. There will be cookies and other finger foods, punch and cocoa. And, of course, Santa will be there for the children.
Aurora city leaders recently approved a two-year contract with its firefighters union, which netted a pay raise of approximately 3% for 2024.
A century-old structure in Kent’s South End will be renovated and put back to use thanks to the new Hometown Foundation, created by Hometown Bank.
The League of Women Voters of Northern Portage County invites members of the community to our 2023 Meet the Candidates nights. There will be three sessions, each covering a different area of northern Portage County.
Two master storytellers have created recent works with strong characters, vivid settings, and engrossing mysteries. Each involves a uniquely American community of interesting, flawed people. These books aren’t just good; they’re great. I think both men and women will like them. And (hint, hint) they’d make great gift ideas for just about any reader.