Kent Pizzeria Forced to Closed Half Their Doors

Story By: Pamela Marotta Ramella’s a local pizzeria in downtown Kent has been forced to close their doors due to a safety hazard the Kent Health Department discovered during a building inspection. Ramella’s has two buildings that are connected, the pizzeria and the spy night lounge. There is a window that is located on the inside of the building that connects to both buildings. This window is used for people to place orders to the pizzeria while in the spy lounge. Ramella’s must address this issue or they will lose their occupancy permit. According to the Kent Health Department this window is considered to be a safety hazard and needs to have flame

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The New Location of the Streetsboro High School Has Residents Concerned

By: Pamela Marotta, Xiafan Li, & Kristie Graybill   In the city of Streetsboro many residents are concerned about the new high school that is in the works of being built. The new high school will be located on Route 14, which is an extremely busy road that runs through the city of Streetsboro. Even though the school is not scheduled to be complete until December of 2016 the residents are already worried about the large traffic flow and delays that will be caused. Eddie Rogowski and Dominic Carone are freshmen at Streetsboro high school and they are aware of how hard it is going to be to get in

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City of Kent is looking to make health inspections more transparent

By: Pamela Marotta, Kristie Graybill, and Xiafan Li In the city of Kent there is a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. Ray’s place, The Puffer Belly, Panini’s, Wild Goats Café along with many other tasty restaurant choices that all have health inspections done throughout the year. This is a way for people to have the ability to decide which restaurants are the safest to eat at. According to the city of Kent’s health department website, the restaurants that have health code violations are provided. However, it does not state which code has been violated at each individual restaurant. Chief of Kent’s Public Health Sanitarian, Jeff Smith suggests that

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Kent in a Pot Hole

A Solution to Kent’s Potholes May be Coming Video & Graph by Pamela Marotta, Story by Kristie Graybill, Photos & Video by Xiafan Li WHAT IS HAPPENING Many Kent residents are concerned about the growing number of potholes. Kent’s facility manager, Gerald Shandley, said, “There are too many [potholes] to count.” William Wilson, 28 year old resident of Kent, drives down Summit Street every week to pick up prescriptions and groceries from Walgreen’s. Summit Street has had the most pothole complaints filed. Wilson drives a maroon 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and fears that the road will cause harm to his car. “I haven’t popped a tire yet but I hit so many potholes I probably

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Ward Streetsboro

Story By: Kristie Graybill, Xiafan Li, and Pamela Marotta Rebecca Basar- Citizen of Streetsboro Citizen of Streetsboro, Rebecca Basar is concerned about the new location of the high school. The school and the city have swapped lands in a recent deal which will allow the school to grow in many areas. The locals are concerned about what will happen after the new school is built. “There’s going to be traffic everywhere and there is not a lot of in and out space for it,” stated Basar. There are many reasons as to why the new school will cause traffic issues; citizens are not only concerned about construction traffic but also

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Kent Lottery Support for Education

By: Pamela Marotta, Kristie Graybill & Xiafan Li Winner, winner! The Ohio Lottery has been very successful in the city of Kent, Ohio. Multiple stores, gas stations and bars sell all kinds of lottery tickets to all people trying to get lucky and win big. Kwik Stop Marathon gas station in Kent, Ohio is ranked number one for the largest accumulation of lottery sold in the city. The grand total amount of 2014 lottery sales at Kwik Stop was $661,541.50. Manager, Joanne Williamson says that a majority of these lottery sales are from the regular customers that come in daily to play the lottery. The Pub, a popular local bar

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