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Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Ohio's third sales tax holiday is this weekend

Ohioans once again have the chance to shop for their back-to-school supplies -- sales tax free. The state's third annual sales tax holiday will start at 12 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, and run until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6.

Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Prostate cancer facts and figures that may save your life

(NAPS) -- If you or someone you care about is a man over 50, now may be a good time to ask a doctor about prostate cancer screening.

Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Road work to close part of East Sparta Avenue

East Sparta Avenue SE will be closed between Cleveland Avenue (state Route 800) and Martin Drive for 30 days, starting July 31, for road work. There will be no through traffic. Motorists should reroute using Martin Drive, Howenstine Drive, Battlesburg Road and Route 800.

Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Donaldson graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Alexander M. Donaldson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Wheels on Wabash
Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Wheels on Wabash

Magnolia's Bob Chapman displayed his 1939 Ford Truck at the Wheels on Wabash car show in New Philadelphia.

Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton Band Boosters hold craft show

Getting a jump start on next year's fundraising, the East Canton Band Boosters have announced they will be holding a spring craft show on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9 a.m.3 p.m. at the East Canton High School. Eight foot space is $35. Table rental is $6.

Aug 4, 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.

Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Local Briefs

Stark County Library East Canton Branch 330-488-1501 eastcanton@starklibrary.org Women's Memoir Club, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 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.

Close the lid on cat litter odors
Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Close the lid on cat litter odors

(NAPS) -- According to the ASPCA, there are more than 85 million pet cats in America. If one (or more) of them is yours, you may have noticed one aspect of cat companionship that's less than delightful: the litter box.

Use nutrition to make it through menopause
Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

Use nutrition to make it through menopause

(NAPS) -- If you or someone you care about is among the approximately 65 million American women between 40 and 70 who are approaching menopause, in active phase or postmenopausal, a few facts about your nutritional health may prove helpful.

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2017 Zoar Harvest Fest
Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM

2017 Zoar Harvest Fest

Add hard cider to your barbeque
Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Add hard cider to your barbeque

(NAPS) -- Give your barbecues, campfire kickbacks and game day tailgates a flavorful boost with refreshing, easy-drinking hard cider. Cider has a long history in America dating back to Colonial times.

Breaking down the school staffing surge
Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Breaking down the school staffing surge

Most parents believe the more personnel there are in a school, the better the education their kids can get -- but this may not be so. Staffing Up Consider this: Between 1950 and 2015, the number of full-time teachers increased nearly 2.

By Dr. Ben Scafidi Naps
Stark Parks brings animals of Ohio to Sandy Valley Branch Library
Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark Parks brings animals of Ohio to Sandy Valley Branch Library

Stark County Park District Program Coordinator Amanda Perry visited the Sandy Valley Branch Library of the Stark County District Library on July 18 to present "Animals in America.

By Thomas Clapper tclapper@the-review.com
Making informed choices about student debt
Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Making informed choices about student debt

(NAPS) - Millions of students are pursuing a college degree in the hope that it leads to a successful career and a meaningful life. It can seem like the only way to a stable financial future. But is it really?

Try a tropical stay-cation
Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Try a tropical stay-cation

(NAPS) -- For a great family time together, enjoy a minivacation at home by bringing a bit of the warmth of the Caribbean into your house. Here are five hints on how: 1.

Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

At-risk inmates will be given Narcan kits upon release

The Stark County Sheriff's Office will release Narcan to at-risk inmates upon release from the Stark County Jail. The Narcan distributionis an addition to a Pilot Project which began in January 2017.

Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Melscheimer School plaque has been ordered

Pike Township trustees met in regular session July 17 and continued a discussion from the last meeting concerning the Reed record request. Resident Nancy Snyder asked if it was safe to have records out.

By Nancy Collier Press-news Writer
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Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

New water meters to be installed in East Canton

At the July 17 East Canton council meeting, Village Administrator Ed Collins stated he will be calling residents to set up times he and his crew can come to their homes to install the new water meters. Ninety meters will be installed, starting July 24.

By Donna Robinson Press-news Writer
Sandy Valley Drug Awareness Initiative to host yoga event
Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Drug Awareness Initiative to host yoga event

The Sandy Valley Drug Awareness Initiative (SVDAI) will host the Yoga to be Free! event on Sunday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. near the Sandy Valley High School stadium. This event was created to raise awareness about the seriousness of drug abuse and addiction in Stark County.