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East Canton High School celebrates seniors
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton High School celebrates seniors

The East Canton High School Senior Awards were held May 26 in the gymnasium. The event kicked off opening remarks by Junior Class Vice President Addison Loy.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Zoar Historic Village is accepting photos

Historic Zoar Village is reaching out to the community for Zoar photos that may be included in future museum exhibitions.

Weeding through endless lawncare service options
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Weeding through endless lawncare service options

Millions of acres across North America are devoted to lush, green lawns. According to Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, lawns take up 40.5 million acres and individuals spend $30 billion on average for lawn and garden upkeep in the United States alone.

Safety Tips To Remember
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Safety Tips To Remember

(NAPS) Before you use a mower, trimmer, blower, chain saw, pruner or other piece of outdoor power equipment this season, OPEI says, remember to inspect the equipment, review owner's manuals, and review safety procedures. Here are tips to help: 1. Get out your owner's manual.

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Design a garden for all senses
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Design a garden for all senses

Gardens add visual appeal to a yard, but gardens also can appeal to individuals' senses of smell, taste, touch, and sound. Gardeners who want to create gardens that appeal to various senses can do so in the following ways.

Shade-tolerant plants help to complete landscapes
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Shade-tolerant plants help to complete landscapes

Plants need sunlight to thrive and grow, but some need less sunlight than others. People who find their landscapes are less supportive to sun-loving plants can choose from a variety of shade-tolerant plants, shrubs and trees.

Gardening Tool Care
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Gardening Tool Care

(NAPS) Before diving into yard care, make sure your lawn and gardening tools are up to the task with proper maintenance. The tips below could save you money and time by extending the life of your tools.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Youth camp offered to those suffering from the loss of a loved one

The loss of a loved one is often one of the most difficult experiences for a person to go through. However, this experience can be even more devastating for youth due to the many challenges that the loss created.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg Schools 2016 basic financial statement available

Osnaburg Local School District has completed its fiscal year 2016 basic financial statement, which is now available for review. Anyone wishing to review a copy may to do so at the treasurer's office at Osnaburg Local Schools, 310 Browning Center, East Canton.

How to plant a tree for successful growth
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

How to plant a tree for successful growth

More sunlight and warm temperatures frequently inspire homeowners to spend more time in the great outdoors during spring and summer. Outdoor projects often top homeowners' to-do lists in spring and summer, with gardens and landscapes taking center stage.

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Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton's Haley toured Midwest with Mount Union Concert Choir

The University of Mount Union's Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Grant W. Cook III, took its annual spring tour across the Midwest in May. Rebecca Haley, a/an Intervention Specialist major of East Canton, is a member of the choir and performed with the ensemble on tour.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Historic Zoar Village hosts Dogfest

Historic Zoar Village's popular DogFest event returns on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Admission is free. Parking costs $5 per car. "Over the last four years this has become one of our fan-favorite events," says Tammi Mackey-Shrum, site manager.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Kids eat free this summer

This summer, the Ohio Department of Education is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program, providing children with free, healthy meals. It's easy to participate and no sign up is required. Simply call 1-866-3-HUNGRY (486479), visit education.ohio.

Selecting the right sunscreen
Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Selecting the right sunscreen

Fun in the sun should always include sun protection, and at the top of that list is sunscreen. With hundreds of sunscreen brands available, it may be difficult to know what to look for when shopping. Before heading off to celebrate the unofficial start to summer, Dr. Mark P.

Jun 9, 2017 10:00 AM

ODOT announces ramp closures along US 30

Beginning on Thursday, June 1 at 6 a.m., the ramp from U.S. 30 west to I-77 south will be closed through Friday, June 30 for a bridge rehabilitation. The detour will be U.S. 30 west to I-77 north to SR 172 west to I-77 south. U.S. 30 east and west between Harrison Ave and Waynesburg Dr.

Magnolia residents turn out to honor the fallen
Jun 2, 2017 10:00 AM

Magnolia residents turn out to honor the fallen

Approximately 80 Magnolia residents attended the Magnolia Memorial Day Service at Magnolia Cemetery off Harrison Avenue on May 29. Attendees honored those who served and have fallen in service of the country.

Jun 2, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Creek Ruritan Club plans East Canton Festival

The meeting of the Little Sandy Creek Ruritan Club met May 16 at the East Canton Church of God. There were 21 members and one guest present. The ladies of the church served a dinner of Chicken breasts, potatoes and gravy, veggies, salad and desserts.

Stark State College names East Sparta resident to Alumni HOF
Jun 2, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark State College names East Sparta resident to Alumni HOF

David J. Sigmund, of East Sparta, has been inducted into Stark State College's 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame in recognition of his professional and community achievements.

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Jun 2, 2017 10:00 AM

Price transparency legislation hits roadblock

In a recent column I reported on an effort in Ohio to bring price transparency to medical services. Ohio state representative Jim Butler had spearheaded passage of legislation that would require healthcare providers including doctors and hospitals to disclose prices for their services.

By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service
Sandy Valley High School jazz band performs at Minerva festival
Jun 2, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley High School jazz band performs at Minerva festival

The Sandy Valley High School Jazz Band performed at the annual Brick Street Art & Jazz Festival set held May 20. Playing several songs, including jazz versions of non-jazz music such as "Africa" by Toto. Sandy Valley helped kick off the event in the morning along with other local schools.