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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.

Tips to ease recovery from addiction
Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

Tips to ease recovery from addiction

(StatePoint) Those recovering from an addiction know what a major challenge the process can be on the body and mind, as well as on the wellness of friends and family supporting your endeavor.

Common reasons you may be packing on pounds
Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

Common reasons you may be packing on pounds

(StatePoint) A pizza crust here, a chicken nugget there. Can eating leftovers off your child's plate really add up? The answer is yes. Eighty-one percent of moms with kids under 18 admit to eating off their kids' plates before, during or after a meal.

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Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg Township Trustees installs three new fire fighters

Three new Fire Fighters were installed at the Osnaburg Township Meeting on Monday, June 12th. Kelly Wolcott, Mike Felcyn, and Joe Kakascik were sworn in by Trustee, Kris Vincent.

By Donna Robinson Press News Writer
Fort Laurens speaker series examines the Broadhead Massacre
Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

Fort Laurens speaker series examines the Broadhead Massacre

Fort Laurens continues its Free Speaker Series on Saturday, June 17 at 11 a.m. in the Fort Laurens auditorium. Dr. Scott Butler will provide an overview of the Broadhead Massacre that occurred in Coshocton, Ohio, in April 1781.

Stark sheriff shows off pink cruiser
Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark sheriff shows off pink cruiser

The Stark County Sheriff's Office is using a bubblegum pink cruiser to raise awareness about breast cancer. The law enforcement agency on Tuesday showed off its pink cruiser for area media.

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The 79th annual Village of East Sparta Homecoming begins June 22
Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

The 79th annual Village of East Sparta Homecoming begins June 22

Rides, Food, Entertainment, Parade and Fireworks. This all adds up to a lot of activity for this year's 79th annual Homecoming in East Sparta June 22 through 24. Rides will be the same as last year with advanced ticket sales at $12.

Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

'Failure to yield' causes one in five crashes in Ohio

Motorists that do not yield for other vehicles with the right-of-way cause far too many crashes in Ohio each year. Crashes caused by this violation, known as failure to yield or FTY, rose in 2016. In fact, it was a primary cause in nearly one in five crashes in Ohio.

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Jun 16, 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.

Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark County Library News

East Canton Branch 330-488-1501 eastcanton@starklibrary.org Women's Memoir Club, Tuesday, June 20, 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.

Canton Parks and Recreation to host skate park grand re-opening
Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

Canton Parks and Recreation to host skate park grand re-opening

Canton Parks and Recreation will host the grand opening of the recently renovated skate park at West Park on Monday, June 19 at 5 p.m. Along with open skating, the Raging Avocado food truck will be on site, as well as music.

Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM

German choirs hold free Zoar concert June 17

Historic Zoar Village continues its 200th anniversary celebration with a free community concert by the Columbus Maennerchor and Damenchor on Saturday, June 17. The event begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Zoar United Church of Christ (Meeting House) located at 142 E 5th St, Zoar.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

New handicap parking spot created at park

East Canton resident Joe Narduzie attended East Canton Council meeting on June 5 and inquired what could be done with a water problem in his neighborhood. Narduzie passed out pictures he had taken of the water problem.

By Donna Robinson Press-news Writer
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Blood donors can receive a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket

This summer, the American Red Cross, Cedar Fair theme parks and iHeartMedia/Cleveland Region are partnering to offer a free Cedar Fair park ticket to those who come out to donate blood at select blood drives.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

MARCS radio system a topic at Pike Township meeting

Major Darrel Anderson of the Stark County Sheriff's Department explained the workings of the MARCs radio system at the Pike Township meeting on June 5. Anderson noted the system is being updated after the successful renewal of the sales tax in May.

By Nancy Collier Press-news Writer
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark County Educational Service Center receives award

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Stark County Educational Service Center has received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

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Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Red Cross calls for new donors to prevent a summer blood shortage

The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before, as well as those who haven't given recently, to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton Legion Post 667 to host breakfast

The American Legion Post 667 of East Canton will hold its pancake breakfast Saturday June 10, 7-10:30 a.m. at the Foltz Community Center. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, ham, coffee, milk, orange juice. Cost is $6 for adults, $4.50 for kids 5-12, and children under 5 eat free.