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

Basket Raffle & Silent Auction is in its Final Week

Forbes House has made it easy to win while helping end the cycle of domestic violence. PAINESVILLE, OHIO (October 7, 2020) – There certainly is nothing like an in-person gathering for a good cause complete with an increased awareness for the organization and a chance to win!  As with everything, this year looks a little … Read more

Portage Park District News

Check out Portage Park District Video Update below Portage Park District wants your input! Love the parks? Want to share your thoughts? Take our 10 minute survey to help update the 2016 Master Plan! Take the survey here. Park staff Natural Areas Staff Lindsay Leightner and Emmet Roberts have been promoted to permanent part time Natural … Read more

Wine Pull Raises Funds for Forbes House

Tickets purchased online with the actual Wine Pull hosted at World Wines & Liquor The Cash Dash & Dinner Bash reverse raffle is the annual fundraiser held to benefit Forbes House, Lake County’s only domestic violence shelter.  This year’s event has gone virtual with all tickets and activities being purchased through the non-profit’s website of … Read more

Party Packs are a New Twist to the October 9th Forbes House Virtual Reverse Raffle – Order by October 7th at

Order Your Party Packs by October 7th at  As many have had to reverse their in-person event plans and change to a virtual event, this year’s reverse raffle benefiting Forbes House is no different.  The evening event is scheduled for Friday, October 9th at 7:00 PM and will be run virtually via Zoom for … Read more