Applicants Sought for Portage Park District Board of Commissioners

The Portage Park District currently has one opening on its five member governing Board of Commissioners. Park District Board members are appointed by Portage County Probate Court Judge Robert Berger who is seeking applications from interested Portage County residents. Board members are non-partisan and are appointed for a 3-year renewable term, to serve without pay. The Board meets regularly … Read more…

Happy Falalala-llamakkah: Holidays have a new face

The News-Herald By Leanne Italie, The Associated Press This image released by Barry Sellers shows a holiday-themed T-shirt featuring a llama. With Christmas and Hanukkah bumping together this year — Hanukkah begins on Dec. 24 — llamas have become an oddball theme on ugly sweaters, gift wrap, greeting cards and other items for both holidays. … Read more…

News & Updates from Portage Parks!

Portage Parks Master Plan Community Meeting The Portage Park District is offering an opportunity for the public to review a Draft of the Comprehensive Parks Master Plan on Monday, December 5th, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna. 167 E. Main St. Ravenna, OH 44266 Haymaker/Jenkins Room in basement. The Portage … Read more…

In Gratitude from the Portage Park District

Feeling grateful for so many blessings around us: Beautiful landscapes, clean water, healthy habitats, warm communities and safe public parks and trails that are common ground for all to enjoy, year-round. We at Portage Parks are honored to work on developing your park system with the help of many dedicated and caring partners, volunteers and … Read more…

Christmas Traditions at Heritage Farms

Join us for all this special time of year has to offer! Family traditions are alive and well and ready for you to enjoy here at Heritage Farms. As Christmas is marketed earlier and earlier, our customers are coming to get their Christmas trees earlier as well. Heritage Farms will be open this season from … Read more…

Peninsula Community Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, December 3rd – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. It’s the ultimate shop local experience! We’ve gathered over 40 local artists and vendors to create this holiday shopping event just for you! You’ll find everything from soaps, jellies, vintage clothes and shoes, paintings, cards, bookmarks, bird feeders, birdhouses, bat houses, jewelry, jeans purses, crochet, knitting … Read more…

2nd Annual Holiday on the Green!

Friday, November 11th from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sugarbush Golf Club 11186 State Route 88 Garrrettsville, Ohio Join us for a fun night of shopping featuring local businesses, handmade artisans & vendors, cash bar, live music, raffles, giveaways & more! Shoppers will be eligible to choose from a variety of prizes with qualifying purchases. … Read more…