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2014-04-04 23:42:11

Portage Turf Specialists LLC in Ravenna, Ohio, recently launched a freshly redesigned, mobile-friendly website with an onsite blog and social media integration to more easily connect with future customers. The lawn care company’s new site can be found at http://www.portageturf.com. Ravenna, Ohio (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Executives at Portage Turf overhauled the company website to better promote their lawn care programs online, using search engine marketing tactics to reach consumers who...

2012-03-29 02:21:12

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rootstown Local School District and Chevron Energy Solutions today announced the completion of a collaborative energy conservation project that will reduce energy costs for operations at its three schools in Rootstown, which could save the District more than $1 million over the life of the project. The new project includes district-wide lighting system upgrades; a boiler replacement at Rootstown Middle School; a building automation...

2011-08-31 11:08:00

AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend will be the last chance to catch the wettest and wildest attractions at Wildwater Kingdom this summer. The 17-acre waterpark located in Aurora will be filled with fun and savings for everyone in the family this Labor Day Weekend before it closes its gates for the summer. At Wildwater Kingdom, guests of all ages can enjoy a variety of water slides and special attractions. With 390,000 gallons of water, Tidal Wave Bay is one of the...

2011-07-06 13:53:00

AURORA, Ohio, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After an afternoon of big splashes and twisting water slides, guests at Wildwater Kingdom will be able to sample a variety of wines and hor d'oeurves during Swim and Sip that will be held at the Aurora waterpark on Saturday, July 9. Hosted by ThornCreek Winery, guests will be able taste exquisite wines and distinctive appetizers and desserts that have been paired together. The event will begin at 5 p.m. in the Lakeside Pavilions. Located in...

2011-05-23 14:17:00

AURORA, Ohio, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildwater Kingdom will open for the summer with a three-day Salute to the Military during Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday through Monday, May 28-30. Beginning its sixth season of operation, the 17-acre outdoor waterpark in Aurora, will offer free admission to active, honorable discharged and retired military personnel (valid ID required) all three days of the holiday weekend. Family members of all military personnel will also be able to purchase...

2010-07-27 15:45:00

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN) today announced its 2009 Technology Award recipients. This annual award program recognizes exemplary technology-based contributions by associates in OMNOVA's research and development, sales and marketing, technical service, operations, product management and LEAN SixSigma organizations. Technological innovations in new product development and process improvements are positively impacting customers in virtually...

2009-08-06 18:03:18

Authorities in Ohio say a black bear is the prime suspect in putting a huge hole in the wall of a home and smashing out a basement window. The Ohio Division of Wildlife said the damage to Steve Lenart's home in Streetsboro this week included a hole ripped through an outside wall that extends through the inside drywall to expose the motor of the home's kitchen dishwasher. The damage bore claw marks and paw prints consistent with those of a black bear, WJW-TV, Cleveland, reported Thursday....

2009-05-26 15:45:00

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN) announced that union employees at its Mogadore, Ohio facility represented by the International Chemical Workers Council and its Local 419-C of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union have ratified a new contract with the Company. The contract covers approximately 56 bargaining unit members and extends for three years through May 31, 2012. OMNOVA employs about 106 total employees at the Mogadore plant....

2009-04-29 10:10:00

BALTIMORE, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert Education Services is pleased to expand its distance learning options for Kindergarten through Eighth Grade students in Ohio this fall through new partnerships with Portage County Educational Service Center and Stark Portage Area Computer Consortium (SPARCC). Calvert Partners provides several significant advantages to districts and schools in Ohio: more academic control in managing students, greater teacher interaction, a balance of...

2008-07-17 15:01:02

By Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio Jul. 16--ROOTSTOWN -- Fifty area ninth-graders will get the chance to experience life as medical students at MEDCAMP this week at Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. The camp runs Thursday through Saturday. The students selected to participate are from Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Ashtabula, Carroll, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties. MEDCAMP, in its 19th year, is for students who...