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Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley to host 'Start Talking' event

The Sandy Valley Local School District will host "Start Talking!" on Feb. 21 to spread awareness and combat drug usage. The presentation, which will be held in the Sandy Valley Performing Arts Hall from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Waynesburg set to clean house

WAYNESBURG -- The village is a step closer to cleaning up after Waynesburg Village Council on Feb. 13 approved property maintenance code revisions. The codes will give village officials more options in dealing with nuisance properties.

By David Hutton The Press-news
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg trustees discuss solar energy

OSNABURG TWP. -- Township trustees during their Feb. 13 meeting held a discussion regarding solar energy. Township officials discussed some of the rules requirers to install solar energy on properties. Topic included the need to have at least five acres to install a solar system set up.

By Donna Robinson The Press-news
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

McKinley Museum to host President's Day celebration

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum will celebrate President's Day with activities on Feb. 20 throughout the day. McKinley Gallery focus tours celebrating Canton's own President William McKinley will be offered at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Meet and greet President McKinley at noon and 2 p.

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Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Celebration of life set

An event celebrating the life of Clarence "Butch" Sizemore will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 1-4 p.m. at McCalls Restaurant. The restaurant is located at 130 Faircrest St. SW in Canton Township.

Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

BBB warns of phishing scams

The Canton Regional and Greater West Virginia Better Business Bureau offers tips and advice for consumers to avoid fraudulent practices.

Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Appraisal event set at Stark District Library

Stark County District Library will host an antiques appraisal event at the Main Library in downtown Canton on Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Ed Fernandez, of Fernandez Auctioneers, will offer free and entertaining appraisals of any item that can be carried into the library.

Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Oelslager co-sponsors drug offense legislation

COLUMBUS -- State Senator Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) announced this week that he will co-sponsor legislation introduced by Senator John Eklund (R-Munson Township) clarifying Ohio statutes regarding the definitions for drug offenses.

Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Financial report available

The annual financial report for the village of Magnolia for 2016 has been completed. The report is available for inspection at the office of the village clerk located at 328 N. Main St.

Art work to be displayed in Columbus
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Art work to be displayed in Columbus

Two fourth grade students at Walker Elementary, Elizabeth Griffith and Layla Lewis, were chosen to have their art work displayed at the 37th annual Young People's Art Exhibition sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association in Columbus. The artwork will be on display from Feb. 26 to March 17.

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Showing their patriotism
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Showing their patriotism

East Canton Elementary School students Lucinda Motts, Alexis Pettry, Rylan Bevington, Jacob Demyan, and Isaiah Wahl sing the National Anthem during a girls basketball game on Feb. 8.

Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Smart Store Scoop

East Canton Branch 330-488-1501 eastcanton@starklibrary.org Women's Memoir Club will meet Feb. 21 from 11 a.m.-noon. A teen's create after school program will be held Feb. 21 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The program is for students in grades 6-12.

Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Former St. James reverend appointed to Louisville parish

Reverend Robert Miller has been appointed administrator of St. Louis Parish is Louisville. Father Miller is a native of Canton and Louisville. After completing studies at Mount St. Mary Seminary in Cincinnati, and St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Stark Parks set to celebrate 50th birthday
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark Parks set to celebrate 50th birthday

Stark Parks is kicking off its 50th birthday celebration Feb. 17 Here is a short look at some of the history of the park district. EARLY YEARS The year was 1967.

Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

BBB warns of 'Can you hear me' phone scam

The Canton Regional and Greater West Virginia Better Business Bureau offers tips and advice for consumers to avoid fraudulent practices. The BBB is warning consumers about an old phone scam with a new twist. The "Can You Hear Me?

Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton council reads resolution opposing state budget

EAST CANTON -- Council member Kurt Geis during village council's Feb. 6 meeting read a resolution strongly opposing the governor's proposed budget. The budget proposes centralized collections of net profit tax returns and other provisions related to the municipal income tax.

By Donna Robinson The Press-news
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Flushable wipes posing problems

SANDY TWP. -- The Mohawk Valley Joint Fire District has received a letter from the Stark County Metropolitan Sewer District warning of problems caused by "flushable" wipes. Flushable wipes are touted as an alternative to toilet paper.

By David Hutton The Press-news
Mid-year motivation for students and educators
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Mid-year motivation for students and educators

(StatePoint) The school year can seem long for students and educators alike. However, a mid-year infusion of new technology and tools can provide just the motivation needed to ace the rest of the year.

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Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Legislation will help human trafficking victims

COLUMBUS--State Senator Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) joined colleague State Senator Stephanie Kunze to introduce legislation aimed at providing common sense criminal justice reforms to give victims of human trafficking an opportunity to rebuild their lives.

Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

GateHouse purchases Dix newspaper division

GateHouse Media, which operates 121 daily newspapers, numerous weekly and niche publications and is a nationwide leader in website services, has purchased the newspaper division of Dix Communications.