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Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

How to best cope with summer heat: Be weather ready

(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.

Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

Auditor releases ODH findings

COLUMBUS -- Using data driven decision-making, the Ohio Department of Health can protect vulnerable populations in the state's nursing homes and related long-term care facilities more efficiently, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

ODA announces 2017 local agricultural easements approved for purchase

The Ohio Department of Agriculture announced approval for local sponsors to purchase agricultural easements on 58 family farms representing 8,737 acres in 28 counties.

Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

Three tips for fixing your 'sugar belly' and returning wheat to your diet

Poor wheat. It seems the golden grain has lost much of its luster, thanks to the gluten-free movement (now a $16-billion-dollar-a-year industry) and a broad-brush bashing that has painted it as the latest food demon. "Wheat has been found guilty without a fair trial," says Dr.

By Dr. John Douillard Dc, Cap, Author
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Realistic resolutions for busy moms
Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

Realistic resolutions for busy moms

(StatePoint) Time is perhaps the most coveted thing moms have and it's crucial to manage it effectively for you and your family.

What to know about treating common illnesses
Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

What to know about treating common illnesses

(StatePoint) For short-term conditions that come on quickly like the common cold, to chronic conditions such as arthritis or allergies, homeopathic medicines are among the safest types of drugs, say experts.

Six easy ways to take better care of your health
Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

Six easy ways to take better care of your health

(StatePoint) A new year is an excellent opportunity to assess your health and resolve to make positive lifestyle changes. "Many people work hard to establish healthy habits at the beginning of the year.

Jul 7, 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.

Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton High School Honor Rolls

East Canton High School announced the following students were named to the A Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks marking period: Twelfth Grade: Audriana Nichols, William McCullough, Dakota Snyder, Emily Bosler, Kasey Haines, Matthew Gothard, Alexis Fogle, Cheyenne Kirby, Maggie Geis, Chan

Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

Canton South 1962 reunion

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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Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark County Library wins National Library Marketing Competition

Stark County District Library is pleased to announce that it has won awards in two categories for the 2017 PR Xchange Awards Competition.

Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM

New law adds Abbreviated Adult Driver Training Course

Columbus -- As of July 1, 2017, a new law goes into effect requiring first-time applicants for a driver's license, who have not taken a course, to take an abbreviated adult driver training course when they fail their first attempt at the driving test.

Jun 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark fire departments get federal funds

Area fire departments have been awarded funding by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.

Staff Report
Sue Freitag and Marlene Gray are East Sparta's Persons of the Year
Jun 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Sue Freitag and Marlene Gray are East Sparta's Persons of the Year

Marlene "Sue" Freitag and Marlene Gray shared the honor of being the East Sparta Persons of the Year and was presented a plaque at the homecoming parade. They also got a chance to ride in the parade held June 23. Marlene "Sue" Freitag has lived her entire life in East Sparta.

Jun 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Mayor gives thanks

Mayor Kathy Almasy gave special thanks at the June 19 East Canton council meeting to the following folks for keeping the East Canton Village "Adopt a Flower Bed Project" a success again this year: Mark Sharp, Tammy Hickman, Penny Large, Expresso Pizza, Ginny Miller, Flo Lilli, Joel Schmucker, Penny Large, Village Park employees, Diane and Kim

By Donna Robinson Press-news Writer
Jun 30, 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 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Parents should start planning for kids going back to school

A healthy student is a better student. Healthy students have fewer absences, show more engagement and are better learners in the classroom, all leading to higher educational achievement. One in 10 kindergarten and first grade students are chronically absent from school.

Debra Stoner Msn, Rn, Lsn, Ncsn
Cub Scouts visit East Sparta Fire Department
Jun 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Cub Scouts visit East Sparta Fire Department

The East Sparta Cub Scout Pack 38 recently visited the East Sparta Fire Department, where it received a grand tour of the fire house, fire trucks, equipment and much, much more.

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Jun 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Meals on Wheels receives grants

Meals on Wheels of Stark and Wayne Counties is receiving a combined total of $14,888 in grant funding from the Aultman Foundation, Health Foundation of Greater Massillon, the Massillon Community Charitable Fund, and Meals on Wheels America.

Jun 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Magnolia voters to consider pair of levy renewal requests

Magnolia officials are asking voters to renew a 3-mill levy and a 0.5-of-a-mill property tax. Village officials will ask voters here to renew two property tax levies during the Nov. 7 election.

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