Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Browse local data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey in a New York Times widget.
The New York Times recently published an interactive map with Google that breaks down U.S. Census figures for Kent by block. Click here to view the map. Type "Kent, OH" into the search bar on the right and start exploring the various maps in each category: race and ethnicity, income, housing and families and education. When the latest U.S. Census figures were released, we learned five key things about Kent: Read more about the Census results in this Kent Patch story.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Newspaper interviews city manager, Kent State president about $110 million transformation
The spotlight keeps shining on Kent, as the latest operator of the high beam is the New York Times. The newspaper known for its hard-hitting coverage of national politics dedicated some space Tuesday to the partnership between the city and Kent State University that has spurred $110 million in redevelopment downtown. Click here to read the article, titled A Partnership Seeks to Transform Kent State and Kent. If you've been a regular reader of Kent Patch the past two years, you won't find anything new in the article that you haven't already read here. Interviews with Kent City Manager Dave Ruller and Kent State President Lester Lefton depict a stronger town-gown relationship. And of course each of the major downtown redevelopment projects …