Blogger Danielle Wirick writes about how she got her garden started and why fresh food is so important to the health of her family.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The art studio is geared toward children and will host its grand opening on May 18.
Monday, May 13, 2013
A local blogger writes that by telling all young people that they should go to college no matter what, we are actually doing some of them a disservice.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Read how blogger Angie Orlando gets to check off another box on that long list of things she has accomplished against all odds.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Kent City Schools superintendent Joseph Giancola talks about Issue 8, an 8.9-mill levy on the May 7 ballot
Editor's note: this editorial was submitted by Kent City Schools Superintendent Joseph Giancola. Patch does not endorse election candidates or ballot issues. To read more about Issue 8, the 8.9-mill school operating levy on the May 7 ballot, click on this link. -Editor Matt Fredmonsky State funding of Ohio Schools has been debated for decades. Our local board of education, the Ohio Legislature, and even the Ohio Supreme Court have engaged in heated discussions without 100 percent agreement. The beauty of our democratic freedoms is that we can debate and ultimately work together for the common good of future generations. Public education’s primary goal of nurturing the development of our children must not be lost in the debate about school…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Community creates Facebook page to promote Issue 8
Editor's note: The Kent League of Women Voters recently endorsed the upcoming Kent City Schools levy on the May special election ballot. Below you'll find a statement issued by the league regarding their endorsement. For more information on the levy, which will be Issue 8 on the ballot, visit the Kent Levy Facebook page, KentLevy.org and follow Kent Patch for election coverage. -The Editor The League of Women Voters of Kent is endorsing, Issue 8, the 8.9-mill additional levy for Kent City Schools, on the May 7 ballot. “The Kent League has completed an in-depth examination of the Kent City Schools’ need for additional money and the proposed uses of the money. Based on this review the League concluded that the levy is critical to …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
NotMom blogger Karen Malone Wright explores a recent study that looks at how men and women feel about the absence of parenthood.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Blogger Holly Hammersmith shares the cheap and easy recipe.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Three eateries closed this month in the redevelopment area
Friday, March 22, 2013
Three eateries in downtown Kent closed this month
This week we learned three of Kent's newer eateries that opened as part of downtown's redevelopment were forced to close their doors. The Dog Squad and Arctic Squirrel, a gourmet hot dog shop and ice cream parlor, closed their doors one week ago today. Soup joint Funky Ladles also shut down. They're certainly not the first. And they won't be the last. Do you remember Vintage Rehab? The store sold gently used clothing and was one of the first tenants in the first phase of the Acorn Alley redevelopment. The store closed in 2010 after being open slightly more than a year. The silver lining there is that Off the Wagon expanded by taking over the former clothier space. Did you ever peruse the fabrics at Katie Brooke Quilt Shop? The sewing and …