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Feb 22, 2017 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Feb. 22

AURORA ROTARY CLUB The Rotary Club of Aurora's 17th annual Taste of the Western Reserve will be April 30 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Signature of Solon. Tickets are $35 each in advance or $40 each at the door, and guests may purchase tables of 10 for $400.

Feb 8, 2017 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Feb. 8

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The "State of the City" Chamber of Commerce meeting will take place Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bertram Hotel and Conference Center. Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin and Schools Superintendent Pat Ciccantelli will speak about what's going on in the city and schools.

Around Aurora-Feb. 8
Feb 8, 2017 1:00 AM

Around Aurora-Feb. 8

One woodpecker. Two finches. Three starlings. Bring the little ones and join the "The Great Backyard Bird Count" on Feb. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Moebius Nature Center.

By Christine Patronik-holder | Correspondent
ENGAGED: Breanna Boswell, Jordan Fedor
Jan 25, 2017 1:00 AM

ENGAGED: Breanna Boswell, Jordan Fedor

The engagement of Breanna Marie Boswell of Aurora and Jordan Thomas Fedor of Mantua is being announced. The couple are children of Michael and Kimberly Boswell and Ron and Sherry Fedor.

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Jan 18, 2017 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Jan. 18

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Neil and Hasaleah Barrett of Aurora announce the birth of a son -- Dorian Victor Barrett -- on Dec. 31 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.

Jan 11, 2017 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Jan. 11

AURORA CHAMBER A 3Chamber Women's Expo has been scheduled for Jan. 26 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. by the Aurora, Solon and Twinsburg Chambers of Commerce.. It is at the Hilton Garden Inn in Twinsburg.

Around Aurora-Jan. 4
Jan 4, 2017 1:00 AM

Around Aurora-Jan. 4

I'm writing this column at the end of December, after boarding Amtrak for my first cross-country train trip. As big rail fans for many years, my husband Tim and I have travelled by train from Cleveland to Chicago, Boston to Washington D.C.

Dec 14, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Dec. 14

AURORA ROTARY CLUB At its Dec. 7 meeting, the Rotary Club of Aurora elected two new board members -- Dale Thorne and Roger Cram. Al Connors reported that the club was the No.

Engaged: Sarah Lack, Stephen Habbyshaw
Dec 14, 2016 1:00 AM

Engaged: Sarah Lack, Stephen Habbyshaw

The engagement of Sarah Elizabeth Lack and Stephen Thomas Habbyshaw, both of Athens, is being announced. Miss Lack is the daughter of Gary and Deborah Lack and Mr. Habbyshaw is the son of Richard and Bobbie Habbyshaw, both of Aurora.

Engaged: Jessica Cohen, Kori Bogard
Dec 14, 2016 1:00 AM

Engaged: Jessica Cohen, Kori Bogard

The engagement of Jessica Cohen and Kori Bogard, both of Robinson, Ill., is being announced.

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Dec 7, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Dec. 7

AURORA ROTARY CLUB The Rotary Club of Aurora will once again offer Dial-A-Santa for kids to call in and speak with Santa Claus. It will be Dec. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children should call Santa at 330-562-6188. Rotary held its Christmas party Nov. 30 at the Bertram Inn.

Dec 7, 2016 1:00 AM

Around Aurora-Dec. 7

Giving is what the holiday season is all about. So it is fitting that we give a big round of applause to Aurora attorney Elizabeth "Betsy" Tomasko Garner as she retires from the Portage Park District board of directors after 10 years of dedicated volunteer service.

By Christine Patronik-holder | Correspondent
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Nov. 30

THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL The Women's Council of Hiram College will present an Encore luncheon and program titled "Step in Time" on Dec. 10 at Twinsburg Hilton Garden Inn at Route 82 and I-480. There will be punch and / or a cash bar at 11:30 a.m., with the luncheon to follow at noon.

Nov 9, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Nov. 9

THE AURORA CHAMBER The Aurora Chamber of Commerce's November networking luncheon will be Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bella Vita Event Center (old Aurora golf course clubhouse) on Trails End. A panel of marketing experts will share the latest marketing strategies for businesses.

Wedding: Victoria Cockrill, Jeremy Gattozzi
Nov 9, 2016 1:00 AM

Wedding: Victoria Cockrill, Jeremy Gattozzi

The wedding of Victoria Cockrill and Jeremy Gattozzi took place Aug. 20 at Firestone Country Club in Akron. The Rev. Martha Cash-Burless officiated. Their parents are Fred and Joan Cockrill of Alliance and Jerry and Sandy Gattozzi of Aurora.

Around  Aurora
Nov 2, 2016 1:00 AM

Around Aurora

Over the summer, Aurora Community Theatre's Children's Summer Workshop performed "Beauty and the Beast, Jr." The play featured a book-loving character named Belle, who loves to read. Inspired by play, the 120 young thespians decided to help spread their own love of reading.

Oct 26, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Oct. 26

AURORA ROTARY CLUBThe Rotary Club of Aurora recognized Sam LoGalbo and Catherine John from Harmon School and Zack Garrett and Nina Haugen from Streetsboro Middle School at its Oct. 19 meeting.At the Oct.

Oct 19, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Oct. 19

CHAMBER OF COMMERCEThe Aurora Business Showcase, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, is slated for Oct. 22 at the high school.Several other Chamber-related events are coming up in the near future.A networking luncheon is planned Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m.

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Oct 12, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Oct. 12

THE HISTORICAL SOCIETYThe annual meeting of the Aurora Historical Society will be Nov. 16 at the Aurora Inn. The social hour will begin at 6:30, with dinner at 7.Members will have the opportunity to tour the renovated inn.

Around Aurora-Oct. 5
Oct 5, 2016 1:00 AM

Around Aurora-Oct. 5

Free. Fall. Family. Fun. Two great days this month will focus on those four favorite words. The city's Fall Family Fun Fest will feature hayrides, scarecrow making, crafts, games and food Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sunny Lake Park.

By Christine Patronik-holder | Correspondent