FirstEnergy Nearing Completion of Transmission Line Upgrade in Northeast Ohio

Project will upgrade infrastructure serving customers in Portage and Trumbull counties Akron, Ohio – FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and its subsidiaries are nearing the completion of work to rebuild and modernize an existing 138-kilovolt (kV) power line expected to enhance service reliability for more than 100,000 Ohio Edison customers in Portage and Trumbull counties. Rebuilding … Read more

8 Reasons Coding for Kids is Not Just Another Fad

Is Coding a Fad? In short, no. Coding is a field that is growing and changing quickly; there is a world of opportunity for young students looking to get involved in the tech world. Opponents to this position might argue that today’s popular languages, like Python, won’t be used ten or fifteen years down the … Read more

How to Encourage STEM in Early Education

What is STEM? Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are largely used to influence innovative solutions to our world’s problems. Day-to-day decisions are increasingly being driven by data, with 90% of the world’s data generated just in the last two years. The proliferation of global access to mobile technology, the internet, and other innovations indicates … Read more

Glow Features an Outdoor Celebration of Lights, Trees and Festive Holiday Experiences – November 21 to January 3

Popular holiday tradition will provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all (CLEVELAND) November 5, 2020 – Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Garden will delight the senses and transport visitors into a safe holiday wonderland outside and in, all season-long beginning on Saturday, November 21 through Sunday, January 3, 2021. “This year, the botanical garden is embracing the … Read more

Portage Park District News

Trail Lake Park Now Open Enjoy the park in-person, and in the meantime check out this short video as an introduction: Learn more about the park and download a park map on the website. Take a quick survey about future Trail Lake improvements.   Wild Hikes Challenge Done in a Day! A new challenge for … Read more

Trail Lake Park Opening Weekend

Join us as we celebrate the opening of Trail Lake Park in Streetsboro! Trail Lake Park will officially open on Friday, November 6 at 9:30 a.m. Park staff and Foundation members will be on site for open house hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to share information on natural resources, history, amenities and more. The 222-acre Trail … Read more

Farming for the Future

Look Up and Around Before Spreading on the Ground! Keep these 4 things at the forefront to reduce your risk of nutrient runoff: 1) Is there a chance for rain on the days you plan on applying? Do not apply during or before a rain event and lower your chances of nutrient runoff by first checking … Read more

Join us via Zoom Webinar for our November GEL!

Why mindfulness should no longer be considered a “nice to have” for leaders but a “must-have.” We will discuss current research that addresses the value of mindfulness for business leaders and how these practices can positively impact the workplace. In addition to quieting the mind and being in the moment, mindfulness applies directly to brainstorming and … Read more