The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Angel Fischer, pictured in the blue cape and mask, takes her kids trick or treating in the downtown Kent halloween festivities on Friday, Oct. 29.

A rainy day in Kent can’t stop community trick-or-treaters

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 29, 2021

Main Street Kent brought the spirit of Halloween to its local businesses, along with candy and trick-or-treaters. Local businesses gathered together Friday with Main Street Kent to host Family Friendly...

Portage County Solid Waste Management District 4 (recycling)

Kelly Krabill September 15, 2021

While illegal dumping has forced some towns to shut down its drop off location, curbside pickup has not been offered to residents who want the service. Dawn Collins, acting director of the Portage County...

Four candles, representing the four students that died, sit on the Victory Bell, along with a black flag for recently passed Alan Canfora. 

51 years and counting: People gather to commemorate May 4, 1970

For the past 51 years, people have continued to gather to remember those who were killed and wounded during the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970. Although the official commemoration was hosted virtually,...

Britains Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attends the Presentation Reception for The Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award holders in the gardens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh on July 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jane Barlow (Photo credit should read JANE BARLOW/AFP via Getty Images)

Prince Philip, longtime consort to Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

(CNN) -- The most famous family on earth is mourning the loss of its patriarch.Prince Philip, the husband of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, has died, Buckingham Palace has announced. He was 99.The Duke...

Miss Akron, the winner of APF Drag Battle, walks in the Akron Pride Parade waving to the spectators on Aug. 24, 2019.

Akron celebrates third annual Pride Festival

David Williams August 25, 2019

Thousands of festival-goers attended the third annual Akron Pride Festival on Saturday. The parade began at Highland Square and made its 1.5 mile trek up West Market Street before arriving at Hardesty...

The One Love Yoga Boutique displays some of their items as part of the For The Love Of Fashion Show in downtown Kent at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center. Friday, Feb. 11, 2016.

College Town Kent presents second ‘For the Love of Fashion’ show

Angelo Angel February 15, 2016

College Town Kent presented its second For the Love of Fashion show at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center Friday, February 12, 2016. For the Love of Fashion Show is an event that showcases...

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