Pu Koroatu (aka Jacob Tearaamanu) led Anuta for about as long as Queen Elizabeth served as Great Britain's monarch. No one in the past century has had a greater impact on the island's social, religious, and political direction.
Last Friday, I left the informal Kent Environmental Council breakfast at Little City Grill at about 9 a.m. and immediately noticed smoke. As I turned south on Mantua toward downtown Kent, I could see that the Williams Brothers Mill was on fire.
The following is the speech delivered by John Kennedy at the Jan. 6 vigil sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Kent, the Portage County NAACP and the Kent Interfaith Alliance for Racial Reconciliation and Justice.
Like many of you, in the late fall and early winter of 2020, we watched and waited as life came to a standstill and uncertainty became the new norm. We watched the news and wondered how bad it was going to get, how many lives would be lost to or forever changed by the Covid-19 pandemic. We had seen the long lines of folks waiting for boxes of groceries in other states on television and knew that the need must be here in our own community. We had to do something about it. It was in this moment that Rural Relief Mobile Food Pantry was born.
Theodore Roosevelt High School hosted the 36th Annual TRHS Leadership Retreat at Camp Wanake in Beach City for 75 student delegates on Oct. 29 and 30.
Warm weather, punctuated by alternating downpours and periods of sunshine, makes spring and summer irresistible for a variety of watersports. Their attraction can be mesmerizing. At the same time, they bring serious risks.
Did you see CNN lightened the skin tone of the Memphis police officers who killed Tyre Nichols? Did you hear on the news earth is actually cooling, not heating up? Well you shouldn’t have because these headlines are fake.
When ever I’m invited to speak, whether at a special program, a class, or a church group, I’m often asked to provide a short bio to include in advertisements, program notes, or for the MC to use in their introduction. I hate writing my own bio. I’m always afraid that I’ll sound conceited on one hand, or under qualified on the other. But today I’m going to take a risk and tell you a bit about myself.
By Brad Bolton Downtown Kent was going to dramatically change in 2010, and I wanted to photograph that area before...
My 8-year-old daughter tested positive for Covid last week, but she was far from alone — 55 of the children attending Leighton Elementary School in Aurora (plus an additional four teachers) tested positive for Covid in the last two weeks alone. One school, nearly 60 Covid positive cases.
The Main Street Mile is a curated, one-mile loop that encompasses the heart of Downtown Ravenna. The Mile travels along the designated Historic District, from Sycamore Street to Clinton Street, to engage visitors in business, history and health. The walk shows off the beautiful and historic architecture, encourages foot traffic to businesses, and helps participants get fresh air and exercise one-tenth of a mile at a time.
The colonization of Northeast Ohio dates back to the late 1700s, including the settlement of what is now Portage County. To honor the native culture of the land we live on, it is time that our area’s townships consider where we really live.