Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre hosts family friendly ‘Hairspray’
Don't miss the Broadway hit, "Hairspray" at the Trumpet in the Land amphitheater this summer. Performances begin July 26.
Fundraiser supports Tuscarawas County Humane Society
In an effort to raise operating funds for the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, the animal advocate organization hosts their annual summer fundraiser. Only 250 tickets will be sold to this exclusive event.
Young Bald Eagles are stealing the show at Lake Erie’s Conneaut Harbor
Columnist Bruce Glick summarizes happenings in the local birding world. This week Bruce reports on a large gathering of Bald Eagles at Conneaut. Read more in the Gone Birding column.
National artisans bring traditional skills to life at Harvest Festival in Zoar
Keeping alive the artistic traditions of the nation. That is the goal of the Traditional Artisans Come to Zoar group, which will enhance the already talented group of artisans at the annual Harvest Festival at Zoar August 2-3. The group, which will being in talent from all over the east and...
Sidewalk sale takes shoppers back to the 1960s
Downtown New Philadelphia steps back to the 1960s for the annual sidewalk sale event that includes more than 25 independent merchants as well as activities for children, a wild game cook off and unique vendors from all over the region.
Changing jobs? What to do about your health insurance and 401K
A friend of mine recently changed jobs and he had a couple of common financial questions facing most people in this situation. One question was what to do with the 401K from the previous employer. The second question was what to do about health insurance since the new coverage doesn’t kick in for...
Three plants I will never grow again or how to deal with garden thugs
Gardening comes with successes and failures. Sometimes, the plants we love don't thrive, while the ones we hate, we can't get rid of.
Sure, I’ll take that off your hands
Though I don’t have many pans, there are a couple of humdinger, expensive, big-name shiny pans in my cupboard that were given to me because they didn’t work. I’m happy to take any and all such luxe cookware off your hands anytime you want to clean out your collection.
All about Lavon, who cares about LeBron
Lavon Daugherty never knew he would be in the decanter business, but now that he's involved, he deeply loves the history associated with each bottle.
And that’s a wrap—a Vanilla Ice wrap
Robert Van Winkle, aka Vanilla Ice, recently returned to Holmes County for the second season of his hit TV show Vanilla Ice Goes Amish. Van Winkle and a crew of local wood working crews constructed a number of projects for season two, and put the wraps on a season of filming with a gala celebration...
Dover goes yard in capturing District 4 LL title
Dover Little League team's players are no strangers to the lights of big-time tournament play. Recently, charged by their electric bats and solid pitching, they charge through the District 4 Little League tournament to claim yet another exciting title. The team will now face an old nemesis in its...
Challenger League hosts season finale
It's the final game of the season for are ball players participating in the Challenger League. Friends and family can cheer on players as they round the bases July 26 at Dover City Park.
Sports for Sound benefits the hearing impaired residents of the region
A new nonprofit will host its first fundraiser Aug. 23 to benefit low-income residents with hearing impairment in Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties. Sports for Sounds invites families to participate in a series of sporting events that include a 5K obstacle course, run/walk and a 3 on 3 basketball...
Take me to the river: Race is 4th annual on the Tuscarawas
Paddlers of all skill levels are encouraged to participate in the Historic canal Dover Association's fourth annual Tuscarawas River Canoe and Kayak race near downtown Dover July 12. Proceeds from the race benefit HCDA's riverfront initiative that aims to develop the location into a recreation area.
The girls of summer: Team headed to softball world series tournament
Fundraising efforts are underway as the Valley Force 10U softball team prepares for the United States Specialty Sports Association Eastern World Series in Ocean City, Maryland July 16-20.
Mutschelknaus goes far riding saddle seat
For Jordan Mutschelknaus, making Arabian Horse Youth Nationals has been in the making since she was young. But now, with a chance to compete for it all, she is excited to see what she can do.
Beginner paddling clinic offered for canoeists and kayakers in Dover
Learn more about paddling at a beginner's paddling clinic June 21 at the Dover Boat and Ski ramp near downtown Dover. Experienced paddler, Mary Jo Monte-Kaser hosts the clinic for beginner paddlers of canoes and kayak to help individuals better prepare for the sport and the upcoming river race in...
Soccer4All makes soccer accessible to children of various skills
In an effort to make the popular game of soccer accessible to more area children, Dover resident Lisa Stigenbauer has coordinated Soccer4All, a division of the Dover Soccer Association that is designed for children with a variety of special needs.
Norma Johnson schedules fishing derby June 21
Children of all ages are welcome to participate in the Norma Johnson Fishing Derby at the center on State Route 39 near Dover. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Fishing poles are available by contacting the center.
Challenger Baseball League is summer fun for sports fans of all skill levels
The boys and girls of summer are in full swing and that includes members of the Challenger Baseball league. Player ages five to 22 play the favorite game of summer in an environment that fosters patience, sportsmanship and fun. The league is in its fifth year and has grown from nine to 60 players.