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Bake delicious breakfast bars
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Bake delicious breakfast bars

(NAPS) Here's news many families may consider a wake-up call: Studies show that kids who eat breakfast have better concentration and more energy. Yet approximately 8 to 12 percent of all school-aged kids skip this important meal.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Categories announced for Canal Days photo contest

The seventh annual Canal Days photo contest will take place in conjunction with the Sandy Beaver Canal Days festival in August.

Area voters approved 3 of 4 additional safety-service tax issues
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Area voters approved 3 of 4 additional safety-service tax issues

Issues were approved in Nimishillen Township, Washington Township and the Tri-Division Ambulance. However, Sandy Township voters turned down a request for an additional tax to fund police protection.

By Malcolm Hall Gatehouse Ohio Media
Stark County sales tax issue cruises
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark County sales tax issue cruises

CANTON -- Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved extending Stark County's criminal justice sales tax from 2020 to 2028 to help fund a new radio system for emergency responders.

By Robert Wang Gatehouse Ohio Media
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May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Otterbein Church free community meal

The Otterbein Church will hold its Free Community Meal on Tuesday, May 16. The meal is served from 5-6:30 p.m. and includes sloppy joe sandwiches, macaroni salad, baked beans, chips, beverages and dessert. This outreach ministry is sponsored by the FaithKeepers Sunday school class.

Ruble honored as Star Performer employee at Mercy Medical Center
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Ruble honored as Star Performer employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton -- Congratulations to Magnolia resident Melissa Ruble, RN, Mercy ICU, for being named Mercy Medical Center's March 2017 Star Performer employee. Star Performer program is the hospital's employee recognition and rewards program.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Community yard sale

The Waynesburg Community Yard Sale will be held June 2-3, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Any resident wanting to participate should set out a clearly-marked sign to direct people to their sale.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

St. James auction Saturday

The 24th annual St. James Angel Auction at Skyland Pines Rustic Lodge will be held Saturday, May 13. Doors open at 5 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m., Oral Auction at 8 p.m. Cost is $30 per person. Reservations and payment required. Call St. James school at 330-866-9556.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

College scholarships open for Stark grads

The Stark County Retired Teachers Association will offer five $1,500 scholarship grants to college students for academic year 2017-18.

How to keep the gang happy
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

How to keep the gang happy

(NAPS) When the gang gathers at your house to watch the game, heeding three hints on how to throw a terrific party can help you really score compliments. 1. Figure not everyone has an equal interest in the actual game itself.

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May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Mercy Medical debuts new wound and hyperbaric center

Mercy Medical Center recently opened the new Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center. As a comprehensive wound healing center, Mercy treats all wounds, especially those that have become difficult to heal.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

BBB warns consumers about fake grants

The Canton Regional and Greater West Virginia Better Business Bureau is offering tips and advice for consumers to avoid con artists who use Facebook to promote fraudulent grants. Watch out for phony social media posts and messages from fake "friends.

Hints to help families improve their health
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Hints to help families improve their health

(NAPS) Although March is officially National Nutrition Month, anytime is a good time to eat more nutritiously, points out the Society for Public Health Education. It offers 12 tips to help. Go fresh. Choose fresh seafood, lean poultry, and beans as your protein source.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Owner given 45 days to clean up his property

A hearing was held at the May 8 Osnaburg Township meeting to discuss the property at 6940 Oakfield NE. The owner, Brenda Carpenter, was present to discuss the concerns Zoning Inspector Dorothy Bucher and the trustees had concerning this property.

By Donna Robinson Press-news Writer
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Mercy Cancer Center offers free skin cancer screening

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers in the United States with one in five Americans developing skin cancer during their lifetime.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Ohio poverty report released

More than 1.6 million Ohioans -- that's about 14.8 percent of the population in the state -- were living below the federal poverty line in 2015, according to a new report issued a couple of days ago by groups that advocate on behalf of the needy.

By Marc Kovac Gatehouse Ohio Media
Lizzie Pomesky is a School Safety Patrol Hall of Fame inductee
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Lizzie Pomesky is a School Safety Patrol Hall of Fame inductee

Sandy Valley fifth-grader Lizzie Pomesky has been chosen as a 2017 AAA School Safety Patrol Hall of Fame inductee by the AAA Ohio Auto Club. Pomesky is one of only 10 students chosen for this honor from a group of nearly 6,000 AAA School Safety Patrol members across the state.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

It may look like Facebook, but don't click the link

Scammers are great impersonators. They spoof phone numbers, logos, websites... you name it. In this con, they make a scam website look like a Facebook sponsored giveaway. Don't fall for it! You are browsing online with your smartphone, and suddenly, a popup appears.

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Reward for Cub Scouts is time with puppies
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Reward for Cub Scouts is time with puppies

East Canton Cub Scout Pack 38 wrapped up its collections for the Save A Mom dog rescue on April 25 at Pack Awards Night. A representative from the organization came in with puppies to show their graditude. The scouts were so excited, and were picking out which ones to take home.

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Robertsville News

A few residents of the Robertsville area attended the 54th annual Tulip Tea held on April 29 at the Indian Run Christian Church at the corner of Hill Church and State Route 44 between East Canton and Waynesburg, with everything signing their own name tag.