(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.
The seventh annual Canal Days photo contest will take place in conjunction with the Sandy Beaver Canal Days festival in August.
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
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Stark County Retired Teachers Association will offer five $1,500 scholarship grants to college students for academic year 2017-18.
(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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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.
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.
(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.
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
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.
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
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.
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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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.
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.