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Some faces at OLPH Bible school
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Some faces at OLPH Bible school

Vacation Bible school took place June 12-16 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Aurora.

Aurorans can apply for home improvement funds
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurorans can apply for home improvement funds

The Community Housing Improvement Progam is a citywide program to assist primarily low to moderate income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes. Through the CHIP program, homeowners can receive grants and loans of up to $10,000 for repairs and $40,000 for a rehabilitation.

Aurora police, school officials probing gun at school
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora police, school officials probing gun at school

AURORA -- Police and school officials are investigating a report that a gun was brought to Aurora High sometime before classes let out earlier this month.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Paying land taxes is easier in Portage County

Portage County taxpayers now have more and lower-cost options for paying their property tax bills. Point Pay LLC, which offers payment processing services to 26 county treasurers and more than 150 other entities in Ohio, began processing payments for Portage County in early June.

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Aurora's building projects valued at $2.47 million
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora's building projects valued at $2.47 million

AURORA -- Projects for which building permits were issued in May in the city were valued at $2.47 million, as 35 permits were issued. The residential permits amounted to $1.

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Aurora Police Reports-June 28
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Police Reports-June 28

Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by the Aurora Police Department. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Disputes: An Aurora woman reported June 18 that her ex-husband became very angry with her and her fiance during a custody exchange.

Aurora Mayor files for re-election
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Mayor files for re-election

Aurora Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin announced June 26 that she filed that day with the Portage County Board of Election to run for a second term. Pending verification of her submitted signatures by the board, she will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.

Aurora planners OK CZC so tenants can screen vehicles, gear
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora planners OK CZC so tenants can screen vehicles, gear

AURORA -- An attempt to hide vehicles being repaired and equipment setting on a Page Road property from neighboring residents' view gained planning commission approval at its June 21 meeting.

By Ken Lahmers Editor
Kohanski to lead parade on July 4
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Kohanski to lead parade on July 4

AURORA -- When Gerald Kohanski takes his spot as Aurora's July 4 parade grand marshal it will not be just him riding in the lead car -- it will be the entire city of Aurora. "When I ride in that parade, I'll be riding for everybody," said Kohanski. "It's quite an honor.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Aurora preparing for July 4 holiday fun
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora preparing for July 4 holiday fun

AURORA -- As has been the tradition for many years in the city, Aurora officials are planning to offer a variety of activities for residents and visitors to engage in on Independence Day (July 4).

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Aurora planners study two new large buildings
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora planners study two new large buildings

AURORA -- The city's planning commission accepted for study site plans for two major buildings in the southern industrial zone at its June 21 meeting.

By Ken Lahmers Editor
Women plan a fundraiser to help DiEgidio pay medical bills
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 AM

Women plan a fundraiser to help DiEgidio pay medical bills

A handful of her friends are organizing a fundraiser for Malarie DiEgidio, an Aurora alumnae who is battling Stage 4 Lyme disease and black mold poisoning. It will be July 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Papous Tap Grill in the Aurora Commons.

Jun 27, 2017 3:30 PM

Aurora To Do List-June 28

5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK If you have an event you would like to submit, send your name, with a phone number and info about the event to klahmers@recordpub.com. 1 -- Look for farm fresh food The Aurora Farmers Market continues each Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Summa Health eliminates 300 positions
Jun 26, 2017 12:39 PM

Summa Health eliminates 300 positions

Akron – Summa Health, Summit County's largest employer, is eliminating 300 positions. Summa Health is facing “staggering operating losses” as inpatient and outpatient volumes this year are “dramatically down,” Dr.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Here's where to see fireworks in region
Jun 23, 2017 10:06 AM

Here's where to see fireworks in region

If you're looking to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, you won't have to look very far to find an event that fits the bill. There are many celebrations that include fireworks through Portage County and the surrounding areas. PORTAGE COUNTY Kent: July 1, 10 p.m.

Weekend guide: things to do in region
Jun 23, 2017 10:06 AM

Weekend guide: things to do in region

We're kicking off the summer season with a go-to guide on events and fun things to do in Portage County and Northeastern Ohio.

By Kelly Maile Record-courier Reporter
Mennonite church raises funds for missions at auction
Jun 21, 2017 1:00 AM

Mennonite church raises funds for missions at auction

Aurora Mennonite Church conducted its annual missions auction June 10, with dozens of items sold to raise funds for missions projects. Pictured at left holding a clock that was being auctioned off is Brock Phillips, as auctioneer Roger Troyer stands at right.

Storm brings down trees in some areas of Portage
Jun 21, 2017 1:00 AM

Storm brings down trees in some areas of Portage

Severe thunderstorms on June 18 (Father's Day) brought hard rain and powerful wind gusts to parts of Portage County. For Marisa Manocchio and Tim Richel of Suffield, the passing storms brought heavy damage to their front yard anda power outage for much of their street.

By Matthew Merchant Record-courier Reporter
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Ice T? It's lemonade, man
Jun 21, 2017 1:00 AM

Ice T? It's lemonade, man

Reminderville Police officer Vincenzio Valenti recently stopped for some lemonade at a neighborhood stand. From left enjoying lemonade on a hot summer day are Harper Hudepohl, Valenti, Cece Mascia and Wolfe Hudepohl. The youths also were serving up ice cream and popsicles.

AHS grad Chelle Bliss best-selling author of romance novels
Jun 21, 2017 1:00 AM

AHS grad Chelle Bliss best-selling author of romance novels

AURORA -- To some people, writing is a hobby to dabble with late at night or on rainy days when there is nothing else to do. But not for 40-year-old Chelle Bliss, whose work has appeared on USA Today's best-sellers list 10 times.

By Tim Troglen Reporter