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Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Contractor going to prison for faulty cleanup at former Stark Ceramics site

A contractor has been ordered to spend nearly two years in prison and repay nearly $900,000 for failure to properly handle and dispose of asbestos during a cleanup of the former Stark Ceramics property on the eastern edge of Canton.

By Malcolm Hall Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg Local District principals receive contracts

Osnaburg Local Board of Education recently approved three-year contracts with two principals. Greg Dente retains his position as principal of the middle school, while Rebecca Carter remains as principal of the elementary school. Both contracts start Aug. 1.

Rush selected for Buckeye Girls State
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Rush selected for Buckeye Girls State

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 440, North Industry has chosen MacKenzie Rush of Canton South H.S. this year for the Buckeye Girls State program. Rush was selected for 2017 Buckeye Girls State at the University of Mount Union June 11-17. She is the daughter of Dale and Patience Rush.

Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Zoar, Fort Laurens team up for History Camp

Children ages five to 12 can learn about the area's heritage at History Camp, which is jointly sponsored by Historic Zoar Village and Fort Laurens and scheduled from 1-4 p.m. daily, July 5-7.

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Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Meals on Wheels

Local nutrition sites for Meals on Wheels are North Industry Christian Church, 425 45th St., Canton; Indian Run Manor, Waynesburg; Louisville Paradise United Church of Christ, 619 E. Main St. Louisville, OH 44641; and Canton YMCA, 231 Sixth St. For more information, call 330-832-7220.

Gone but not forgotten
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Gone but not forgotten

On Father's Day -- and every day -- the values taught by their late father and longtime area basketball coach Jack McBride live on through his sons' coaching careers and the entire family Jack McBride believed in God, the Catholic church and the zone defense.

By Joe Scalzo Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Electric aggregation program has 750 homes

Resident Connie Knepper addressed the Pike Township trustees during their meeting June 19. Knepper stated her neighbor received a letter about the condition of his property.

By Nancy Collier Press-news Writer
Habitat's 500th home celebrates 'theology of the hammer'
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Habitat's 500th home celebrates 'theology of the hammer'

The volunteers who make up the local Habitat for Humanity's legendary "Thursday Morning Work Crew" aren't pausing to reflect upon the historical significance of the new home they're building. The floor joists have to go in at 1810 Edwards Ave NE.

By Charita M. Goshay Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Haynam reunion set for June 25

The 59th annual combined Haynam reunion will be held Sunday June 25, at 1 p.m. at Metzger Park in Louisville. Note that the group will be in the smaller pavilion this year. Contact April Clark (Bos) at 330-614-4629 or email at adb66@zips.uakron.

Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Canton South 1962 reunion set for July 15

Canton South Class of 1962 will hold a reunion picnic at Faircrest Park on July 15, 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Bring your own lunch. For more information, call Janice at 330-484-4826.

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Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Mt. Tabor UMC to host VBS Monday

Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church of East Canton announces its Vacation Bible School "Maker Fun Factory" will be held June 26-29th, 6-8:30 p.m. Those interested may or call 330-488-1842 or register online at www.myvbs.org/mttabor.

Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

2017 Rock the Park scheduled for Sept. 9

The Small Town America Tour will bring Rock the Park 2017 to life on Sept. 9 at Metzger Park in Louisville. The tour including Seventh Day Slumber, Manic Drive, Consumed by Fire, Shonlock, and V Rose will join opening act Safe Kept to fill concert-goers with lots of music and God's word.

Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Magnolia Historical Society to host Monday night music

This year Magnolia Historical Society will host Music Through the ages on Monday Night Music at the Park. Each Monday, starting July 10, will feature music from different decades, from 7-9 p.m.

How to protect your skin from bugs, sun, itching
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

How to protect your skin from bugs, sun, itching

(StatePoint) The summer can really take a toll on skin, when more of it is exposed to sun, bugs and poisonous plants. To keep skin cool, comfortable and irritation-free no matter what conditions you encounter, use these tips from NYC-based dermatologist, Dr. Angela Lamb of Mt.

Use of social media can help build your career
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Use of social media can help build your career

(StatePoint) Seventy-seven percent of American women want to be their own boss, a new survey from Avon finds.

Take precautions when heat rises this summer
Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Take precautions when heat rises this summer

(StatePoint) Summer can be hot, sticky and downright uncomfortable. It can also be dangerous if you are not prepared. Cope with the heat this summer and stay healthy and safe with these helpful tips. Maintain your air conditioner.

Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark County Library News

East Canton Branch 330-488-1501 eastcanton@starklibrary.org Women's Memoir Club, Tuesday, June 27, 11 a.m. until noon. Everyone has a story to tell. Discuss how to bring your memories to life to share, save, and create a family legacy.

Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Utica Shale well activity as of June 10

DRILLED: 270 (275 as of last week) DRILLING: 173 (169) PERMITTED: 508 (504) PRODUCING: 1,575 (1,570) TOTAL: 2,526 (2,518) Eight horizontal permits were issued during the week that ended June 10, and 25 rigs were operating in the Utica Shale.

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Three ways seniors can protect their vision
Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

Three ways seniors can protect their vision

(StatePoint) While you may take healthy eyes for granted, it's important to know that as you age, you become more susceptible to conditions that can impair your vision. The effects of vision loss can be devastating, harming one's quality of life and independence.

What to do to stop unwanted phone calls
Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

What to do to stop unwanted phone calls

(StatePoint) Whether you use a landline, mobile phone or both, you've likely received those pesky robocalls -- phone calls that use a computerized auto-dialer to deliver a pre-recorded message. As a consumer, here is what to know about this common annoyance to your home or personal line.