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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Ohio jobless claims spike as coronavirus layoffs spark surge

David A. Lieb Associated Press March 18, 2020

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In Ohio, more than 48,000 people applied for jobless benefits during the first two days of this week. The tally during the same period the prior week: just 1,825.In neighboring...

Alleged porch stalker indicted for two felonies, two misdemeanors

Rachel Karas Managing editor October 18, 2019

Steven Franzreb, 43, who police say appeared on the front porches of the Alpha Phi and Delta Gamma sorority houses wearing only a Speedo swimsuit, was indicted by a Portage County Grand Jury on Thursday. Franzreb...

An Ohio state prosecutor recommends a $50,000 bail for Steven Franzreb during his arraignment on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at the Portage County Courthouse.

$50,000 bond set for suspected Kent sorority stalker

A $50,000 bond was set for a man arrested in association with several prowling incidents at sorority houses on Fraternity Circle.  Kent Police arrested 43-year-old Steven Franzreb of North Royalton, Ohio,...

Mike Haney is a bartender at Water Street Tavern.

Best Bartender: Michael Haney, Water Street Tavern and Jesika Smigel, Venice Cafe

Madeleine Winer April 7, 2015

Michael Haney, Water Street TavernMichael Haney greets customers behind the bar with his wide grin as an added flair while pouring Water Street Tavern’s wide selection of specialty drinks, including...

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