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Haymaker Farmers Market comes to Kent State

Dennis Farahani, TV2's Reporter September 19, 2023

The Haymaker Farmers Market kicks off the fall season and gives students an opportunity to support local farms. Students are able to buy farm fresh honey, flowers, fruits, and so much more. There are around...

Kent Rocks music festival back in town for the weekend

Skylar Edington, TV2's Reporter September 18, 2023

The Kent Rocks festival brings almost eight hours of rock and roll music across downtown. The lineup had more than 30 artists at over 20 venues. The festivities started at 3 p.m. and wrapped up around...

Clean Up Kent Days to maintain downtown Kent clean

Joe Malbin, TV2's Reporter September 18, 2023

In efforts to maintain the city clean, Main Street hosts "Clean Up Days" a few Saturday's a year. The goal is to clean the littering and graffiti in the city while connecting with the community and making...

Kent State hosts Ohio Latino Affairs Summit on campus

Michael Neenan, TV2 Reporter September 15, 2023

Kent State hosted the Ohio Latino Affairs Summit in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The theme this year was “Avanzando Juntos,” meaning moving forward together. The summit's slogan is "Latino Growth...

Kent State community gets ready to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Dennis Farahani, TV2 Reporter September 12, 2023

September is Hispanic Heritage Month and the Kent State community is getting ready to get the celebration started. Different organizations, like SALSA are getting ready for different events this month....

FAB holds its first mid-day event of the semester

Skylar Edington, TV2's Reporter September 11, 2023

"Totes and Floats" was the first mid-day event of the semester where students could get an ice cream float and decorate a tote bag. TV2's Skylar Edington went to the event and has the details.

Art in the Park festival back to Kent

Joe Malbin, TV2 Reporter September 11, 2023

Kent's Art in the Park Festival was back this weekend showcasing more than 90 artists and their work in glass, wood, metal, paint and more types of media. TV2's Joe Malbin went to Fred Fuller Park to speak...

Ravenna Fire Department commemorates 9/11

Erin Sullivan, TV2 Reporter September 11, 2023

Today marks the 22nd anniversary of 9/11 - a day America will never forget. Erin Sullivan visited the Ravenna Fire Department's memorial service for the lives lost on September 11, 2001.

Kent Fire Department sets Rec Center prairie ablaze in annual controlled burn

Addison Foreman, Reporter April 25, 2023

The Kent Fire Department conducted its annual prairie burn early Tuesday morning. Firemen and safety officials gathered at the prairie behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center and set the field...

How changes to SNAP benefits impact the Kent community

April 25, 2023

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits have decreased to pre-pandemic levels in March, and Portage County residents are starting to see the effects. For years, many Ohioans have been...

Main Street Kent hosts annual 5k run

Abigail Forbes, TV2 Special Assignment Reporter April 22, 2023

Main Street Kent hosted its annual MSK 5K run Saturday. Despite the rainy conditions, participants were able to join in for a fun run and walk that started and ended on the Portage Hike and Bike Trail...

Kent State hosts annual Bioblitz today

Avery Savage, TV2 Reporter April 21, 2023

Kent State University hosted Bioblitz Friday as part of its earth month festivities. The event focuses on biological explorations and field surveys of local land on campus. The term Bioblitz was created...

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